Join the ISS National Lab at these upcoming events and engagements.
- September 25, 2019
Strategy and Innovation World Forum
San Francisco, CA
Gray Area Theater
9:30 a.m. PT
The Strategy and Innovation World Forum brings together those at the forefront of business strategy and innovation, providing a venue for idea sharing that leads to change and growth. Speakers share specific insights, providing actionable tactics and strategies for immediate implementation. The event’s focus is on “uniting leading minds, generating unrivaled learning experiences, and creating passionate discussion and actual transformation.”
ISS U.S. National Laboratory Commercial Innovation Program Manager Dr. Miki Sode will speak on the topic “Thinking Outside of Gravity.” The ISS National Laboratory is expanding demand for space-based research and development by nontraditional users from a wide variety of sectors. In her presentation, Dr. Sode will explore how fostering a culture of innovation requires balancing in-depth scientific knowledge with strategic foresight in identifying industrial opportunities.
- October 10, 2019
International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight
Las Cruces, New Mexico
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum
9:20 a.m. MT
The International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight (ISPCS) is the leading conference focused on the commercial space industry. ISPCS brings together leaders and international representatives in the commercial space industry, fosters valuable networking opportunities, and provides a rich agenda to learn about the latest trends and investment opportunities in the industry.
ISS U.S. National Laboratory Interim Chief Scientist Mike Roberts will deliver the keynote address “Building the Business Model for Microgravity Industrialization.” The keynote will focus on newly launched ISS National Laboratory initiatives that build on a viable business model for microgravity industrialization.
- October 10-13, 2019
International Literacy Association 2019 Conference
New Orleans, LA
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
The International Literacy Association (ILA) is a global advocacy and membership organization of more than 300,000 literacy educators, researchers, and experts across 86 countries. With more than 60 years of experience, ILA has set the standard for how literacy is defined, taught, and evaluated.
- October 14-15, 2019
SelectBIO Space Summit
Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa
The Space Summit 2019 brings together speakers from various disciplines united by the opportunities to accelerate science and innovation through research in microgravity aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The summit features academic as well as industry presentations from stakeholders in the field and invites companies to participate who are looking to develop technologies synergizing with the experiments aboard the ISS.
The Co-Chairpersons of this conference are Jana Stoudemire of Space Tango and Marc Giulianotti of the National Lab.
- October 24-26 , 2019
Florida Association of Science Teachers (FAST) 2019 Conference
St. Augustine, FL
World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort
The Florida Association of Science Teachers (FAST) is the state's largest nonprofit professional organization dedicated to improving science education at all levels, preschool through college. The association's membership includes science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, representatives of business and industry, and others interested in science education.
Visit with members of the Space Station Explorers team at our booth in the Exhibition Hall throughout the FAST 2019 Conference. Join us on Friday, October 25 at a session beginning at 8:15 a.m. to learn how to “Take Your STEM Program Out of this World” with our innovative programs and resources for K-12 students, educators, and the public, including opportunities to design experiments to launch to space!
- August 3-6, 2020
2020 International Space Station Research and Development Conference
Hyatt Regency Seattle
Transforming Research and Development in Space: The International Space Station (ISS) is empowering space-based research and technology development to benefit humankind for years to come. Learn how at the 2020 ISSR&D Conference, August 3 – 6 in Seattle.