Press Release

Strategic Space and Defense 2006 – Last day for early bird registration

By SpaceRef Editor
August 10, 2006
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Register now and save on or before 11 August 2006, for Strategic Space and Defense, 10-12 October, at the spectacular Qwest Center Omaha Convention Center and Arena in Omaha, Nebraska. Take advantage and enjoy the “early bird” rate, saving you up to $275 off the full conference registration. Secure registration (along with an agenda and list of speakers) is available online at or by calling 1-800-691-4000.

Strategic Space and Defense 2006 will address the space-related and other key missions of USSTRATCOM, its component and supported commands, and the contributions and leadership of the aerospace contractor community, elected and appointed federal officials and others the command counts upon for success. Our objective remains the same: strengthen relationships among the Command and its partners to ensure the best possible solutions in support of the men and women who serve in America’s strategic forces. New for 2006: increased international participation, expanded exhibit facilities, and an opening ceremony in Omaha’s spectacular new Holland Performing Arts Center.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • The Honorable Terry Everett, Chairman, Strategic Forces Subcommittee, House Armed Services Committee, United States House of Representatives
  • Gen James E. Cartwright, USMC, Commander, United States Strategic Command
  • The Honorable Dr. Ronald M. Sega, Under Secretary of the Air Force
  • The Honorable David Heineman, Governor, State of Nebraska
  • Mr. Wes Bush, President and Chief Financial Officer, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Ms. Joanne Maguire, Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin Space Systems
  • Lt Gen Robert Kehler, USAF, Deputy Commander, United States Strategic Command
  • LTG Larry J. Dodgen, USA, Commander, United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command/United States Army Forces Strategic Command and Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense

Agenda Topics Include:

JFCC Roundtable

  • Intelligence for Our Strategic Forces
  • Operationally Responsive Space – Strategic Capabilities for Combatant Commanders
  • International Perspectives – Strategic Security Thru Alliances
  • Commercial Applications for Emerging Strategic Threats

SpaceRef staff editor.