We have received a large number of abstracts for Next-generation Suborbital Researchers Conference 2020, now surpassing the totals from the last NSRC conference! So due to this unexpectedly high demand, we will extend the Abstract Deadline to Tue Jan 14 at 6 pm MST to make sure anyone who wants to submit an abstract has a chance to do so! So please help spread this news to your friends and colleagues today!
Abstracts for the 7th NSRC can be submitted for contributed talks or posters. Topics include planetary science, atmospheric science, microgravity sciences (fundamental biology and physics), commercial applications, education, public outreach, life sciences, suborbital and commercial markets and policy, plans for human-tended experiments, and REM flight crew training, among others. The full list of session topics can be found here: https://www.boulder.swri.edu/NSRC2020/Site5/Abstracts.html (click on “Scientific Session” on the Abstract Submission Form).
We have over a dozen keynote and invited speakers, with our most recent confirmation, Steve Squyres, Chief Scientist at Blue Origin! Others include:
- Ryan Hartman – CEO, World View Enterprises
- Alan Ladwig – Author of See You in Orbit? Our Dream of Spaceflight
- Gen. Wayne Monteith – FAA Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation
- Beth Moses – Chief Astronaut Instructor, Virgin Galactic
- Eric Stallmer – President, Commercial Spaceflight Federation
- Dylan Taylor – Founder, Space for Humanity
- George Whitesides – CEO, Virgin Galactic
NSRC-2020 will be held at the beautiful Omni Interlocken Hotel and Resort in Broomfield, Colorado, on March 2-4, with an opening reception Sunday, March 1, at 7:30pm.
Earlybird Registration is open, so register before Jan 24 to get the discount: https://www.boulder.swri.edu/NSRC2020/Site5/Registration.html
There is a discounted room block at the conference hotel for meeting participants (and for those who want to come ski, our room block rate is available for conference participants from Feb 26-March 8)! Reserve your room here: https://www.boulder.swri.edu/NSRC2020/Site5/Venue.html (Free cancellation before 72 hrs of arrival.)
NSRC is hosted by Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and the Commercial Spaceflight Federation’s Suborbital Applications Researchers Group (CSF/SARG)