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Aerospace Symposium & Expo at the Mars Society Convention

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

FREE Expo

Base 11, UCI and Dassault Systems are hosting a FREE symposium (1 – 4 p.m.and expo (4 – 7 p.m.) at the 20th Annual International Mars Society Convention to address the greatest challenges, and showcase innovative solutions, to solving the aerospace talent pipeline crisis. The objective of the symposium and expo is to bring industry, academia, philanthropy and students together around the common goal of developing the talent pipeline (workforce and entrepreneurs) required to build and run the technology and launch systems needed to get to space.

Are you a STUDENT who wants to:

  • ENGAGE with aerospace industry experts about how YOU can develop the innovations needed to achieve the unprecedented, including putting people on Mars.
  • LEARN about state-of-the-art training programs designed to help YOU develop the technical and engineering skills needed for aerospace careers
  • JOURNEY through the history of Mars exploration with the “Mars: From Myth to Fantasy to Reality” exhibit.
  • DISCOVER from leading scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs the latest scientific and technological advances related to human exploration and settlement of Mars.

DON’T WAIT, REGISTER FOR FREE TODAY! 

Registration for the Aerospace Symposium and Expo is FREE! 

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Symposium on Educating the Future Aerospace Workforce: Challenges and Exemplary Case Studies  

How do we develop the talent pipeline to get to space? The aerospace industry requires a workforce with the skills to fuel the needed innovation for big goals of the next decade, such as putting people on Mars. Through both panels and a series of short, Ted-like presentations, experts will share their efforts, and the newest approaches to solve the talent pipeline crisis.

 

Confirmed speakers include:

  • George Whitesides, CEO Virgin Galactic
  • Greg Washington, Ph.D. Stacey Nicholas Dean of Engineering, UCI Samueli School of Engineering
  • Al Bunshaft, Senior Vice President of Global Affairs, Dassault Systemes
  • Landon Taylor, CEO, Base 11
  • Maria Tirabassi, Northrop Grumman
  • John Tomblin, Wichita State University
  • Noramay Cadena, Make in LA & Latinas in STEM
  • Dennis Harkins, President, Orange Coast College

 

Workforce Development Expo: Showcasing Exciting Careers in Aerospace

Interactive expo booths and hands-on displays will be provided by employers, schools, and aerospace related organizations. The goal is to inspire students with exciting aerospace job opportunities as well as showcasing leading-edge technologies.

Interested in hosting a booth at the Expo? Please contact Christine Byrd at christinebyrd@base11.com or 714-371-4200.

Details

Date:
September 7
Time:
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
FREE Expo
Website:
http://www.marssociety.org/conventions/the-20th-annual-international-mars-society-convention/

Organizers

University of California, Irvine
Dassault Systemes
Base 11

Venue

University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA United States + Google Map