Explore Arizona’s dynamic space ecosystem at the Arizona Space Summit, March 27

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Join ASU and space industry leaders for the second annual Arizona Space Summit, where you can explore Arizona’s dynamic space ecosystem.

As the fifth largest employer in aerospace and defense manufacturing, boasting more than 1,250 supply chain contributors, Arizona is involved in launch services, validation, component testing, space situational awareness and mining. Discover its economic advantages for your organization and get access to unique student recruitment opportunities.

Learn more at the Arizona Space Summit website.

Why attend?

Students can explore Arizona’s vibrant space ecosystem and network with industry leaders, faculty and peers.

Faculty members can engage with industry leaders and cultivate relationships to shape the future of space education.

Industry officials can elevate their workforce and stay ahead of the evolving space industry landscape.

Government officials can learn how academia and industry are driving the emerging commercial space sector and understand how public policy can further enable its growth.

Event schedule

  • 5–6 p.m.: Reception – Networking and refreshments.
  • 6–6:30 p.m.: Keynote Space Workforce 2030 – Sabrina Steel, Executive Director, Corporate Communicatons and Public Affairs, The Aerospace Corporation.
  • 6:30–7 p.m.: Panel Discussion – How can Arizona prepare an innovative workforce for this new space age? Ranking number two in the country, Arizona is recognized as a leader in workforce quality and availability and has one of the nation’s largest concentrations of science and technology students, as well as graduates through the university system. This panel will address the need for a skilled workforce in the growing space economy and how Arizona’s university, industry and government are working together to help companies attract them.
  • 7:30–8 p.m.: Keynote – Barbara Belvisi, CEO Interstellar Labs.

Arizona Space Summit
Wednesday, March 27, 2024
5–8 p.m.
Student Pavilion (STPV) B/C, Tempe campus [map]
Register to attend