12th Reinventing Space Conf (Nov 2014, London UK)

Dates: 18-20 Nov 2014
Location: London UK
Website: http://www.rispace.org/
Deadline for submissions: 2 June 2014

The space industry is constantly innovating. 2014 has already presented a number of challenges and opportunities. What is the future of global cooperation? How will cuts in US government spending affect the private sector? How will the commercial launch sector evolve? Will suborbital be a game changer? Reinventing Space addresses these issues and more.

The following keynote speakers are already confirmed for RIspace 2014:-

Pete Worden Director, NASA Ames Research Center
Franco Ongaro European Space Agency Director (D/TEC) and Head of ESTEC
David Willetts UK Minister of State for Science and Universities
Sir Martin Sweeting Executive Chairman, SSTL; Director, Surrey Space Centre
Jim Wertz President, Microcosm

Abstracts are now welcome for this year’s Reinventing Space conference. The three day event includes a conference and exhibition and will be held during November at the Royal Society in London.

Papers are invited on topics including:-

Launch systems
Mission engineering and constellation design
Novel architectures
Regulation and space traffic control
In-orbit demonstration
Payload and platform technologies
Full details are available on the Call For Papers web page.
The Call closes on Monday 2 June at 17:00 GMT.

Visit the website at http://www.rispace org

The 12th Reinventing Space Conference is organised by the British Interplanetary Society.

About Fil Salustri
I'm a design methodologist and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Adjectives that describe me include: secular humanist, meritocrat, and long-winded. Some people call me a positivist too, as if that were a bad thing. Go figure. My real home page is http://deseng.ryerson.ca/~fil.

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