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2014 Humans to Mars Summit

Category: Aeronautics and Astronautics

Event Format: Advisory Meeting

Date: 22-24 April 2014

Location: George Washington University , Washington, DC US

Explore Mars is pleased to announce that the 2014 Humans to Mars (H2M) Summit will be taking place on April 22-24, 2014 at George Washington University (GW). 2014 H2M is being co-sponsored by the George Washington University and the Space Policy Institute at GW.

2014 H2M will continue the discussion started at the 2013 H2M Summit to explore how humanity can land on Mars by the 2030's. This event will feature discussions on new concepts of Mars architectures, updates on science missions and objectives, planetary protection, In Situ Resource Utilization, human factors, international cooperation, and a myriad of other topics. This event will also pay special attention to engaging the public. "The first day of the conference will be specially designed to engage students and the public," said Explore Mars Executive Director, Chris Carberry. "We intend to fill the 1500 seat Lisner Auditorium with students, the general public, and space professionals and we will present many inspiring speakers." 2014 H2M will feature some of the most prominent people in space exploration as well as policy experts, business leaders, media personalities, international representatives, academic leaders, and members of the entertainment community.

2014 H2M will be a highly interactive conference. In addition to the onsite audience, we anticipate having over a thousand schools viewing H2M as well as tens of thousands of individuals from around the world viewing and participating online in the event. While H2M will be based in Washington, DC, our goal is to create a worldwide Mars exploration event.

According to Scott Pace, Director of the Space Policy Institute, "The Human2Mars Summit has become a premier event for everyone involved in the exploration of Mars. We're honored that Explore Mars will be returning to the George Washington University."

To register for the 2014 Humans to Mars Summit, please click the registration link below. To benefit from our special pre-registration rate of $99, please register before September 25, 2013. We look forward to seeing you in Washington, DC next April.

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