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CONFERS Open Info Session

August 6 at 10AM

Small Satellite Conference 2018: Utah State University Eccles Conference Center, Rm. 303/305

An increasing number of technology and business concepts are evolving which feature the use of small satellites to conduct rendezvous and proximity operations. The CONFERS Open Information Session will introduce an ongoing initiative, CONFERS developing industry consensus, best practices, standards, and norms of behavior to help enable these concepts. Members of the CONFERS Secretariat will discuss the current state of activity, provide information on ways to get involved, and answer questions about the initiative.

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CONFERS Second Standards Workshop

July 25-26

CONFERS will hold its second Standards Workshop in Falls Church, VA.  This event is invitation only.

This Workshop will be the second in a series of meetings intended to provide a forum to research, develop, and publish non-binding, consensus-derived technical and operations standards for on-orbit servicing (OOS) and rendezvous and proximity operations (RPO) in space.

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SPACE TECH EXPO USA

May 22-24

The West Coast’s premier space event, SPACE TECH EXPO returns to California for three days of knowledge sharing and networking alongside the largest supply chain exhibition of its kind, May 22 – 24, 2018.  With capabilities ranging from cryogenics, laser systems, materials, nanotechnology, imaging, environmental test, motion simulation, magnetics, capacitors, spacewire, NDT and connectors through electroforming, engineering services, precision machining, 3D printers, ground systems, mission management and reconnaissance satellites, Space Tech Expo 2018 will bring a multitude of networking opportunities through focused receptions and events for attendees and exhibitors throughout the commercial, civil and military space supply chain.

Dave Barnhart , Director, Space Technology and Systems Group & Research Professor, Department of Astronautical Engineering, USC University of California, Information Science Institute will be one of the speakers.

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CONFERS First Standards Workshop

May 21

CONFERS held their first Standards Workshop at the Information Sciences Institute in Marina Del Ray, CA.  This event was invitation only.

This Workshop was the first in a series of meetings intended to provide a forum to research, develop, and publish non-binding, consensus-derived technical and operations standards for on-orbit servicing (OOS) and rendezvous and proximity operations (RPO) in space.

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