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Rachel Prucey
Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
650-604-0643
rachel.l.prucey@nasa.gov

Lauren Thomas
CANEUS, Montreal, Canada
514-499-3959
lauren.thomas@caneus.org
Feb. 25, 2009
 
RELEASE : M09-17
 
 
NASA Ames to Host Workshop to Bring Together Aerospace Experts
 
 
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., -- News reporters are invited to attend the fourth Canada-Europe-United States-Asia (CANEUS) Workshop at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., on March 1 - 6, 2009.

The CANEUS Workshop will bring together key scientists, engineers, program managers, investors and policy-makers from the 10 NASA centers across the nation and from other space agencies and private companies from across the globe.

The workshop will feature short courses, workshops and exhibits designed to explore new project concepts with the goal of infusing technology within various aerospace industry segments. Specific topic areas include small satellites, fly-by-wireless, structural health monitoring, aerospace reliability, harsh environment sensors, and composite materials, as well as policies and export control regulations that affect international collaboration.

CANEUS International seeks to benefit the aerospace industry by fostering partnerships between industries, research laboratories and government stakeholders across the globe. CANEUS aims to mitigate the high cost and risk of advanced technology development through collaborative partnerships.

WHERE: Building 3 in the NASA Research Park, Moffett Field, Calif. To reach NASA Ames, take U.S. Highway 101 to the Moffett Field, NASA Parkway exit and drive east on Moffett Boulevard towards the main gate. Guards at the main gate will direct reporters to NASA Research Park, directly behind the gate.

WHEN: March 1 - 6, 2009.

WHO: Scientists, engineers, program managers, investors and policy-makers from the 10 NASA centers across the nation and from other space agencies and private companies from across the globe, including the following keynote speakers:
  • Doug Comstock, director of NASA's Innovative Partnerships Program, NASA Headquarters in Washington
  • Minoo Dastoor, chief of technologies for NASA's Innovative Partnerships Program, NASA Headquarters
  • John Miller, director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, Md.
  • Howard Alper, science advisor to the prime minister of Canada
  • Reinhard Schulte-Braucks, head of Space and Research Development for the European Commission, Brussels, Belgium
  • Gwynne Shotwell, president of SpaceX, Hawthorne, Calif.
  • Peter Wilhelm, director of the Naval Center for Space Technology, Washington, D.C.
  • Lt. Gen. John Sheridan, commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.

For more information about the CANEUS 2009 Workshop, visit:

http://caneus2009.org/

For more information about NASA programs, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/
 

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