PR Newswire reports on the upcoming Strategic Research Institute's US Commercial Remote Sensing Conference, cscheduled for February 9-10, 2006 in Washington, D.C. The conference highlights new initiatives and legislation to support remote sensing and aerospace in 2006. Additionally, the article states:
Congressman Mark Udall from the District of Colorado will discuss the need to encourage the development and integrated use by the public and private sectors of remote sensing and other geospatial information. He will be among an admirable speaking faculty of experts who are vested in the industry. Such speakers include: Ron Birk, Director of the Applied Sciences Program, NASA, who will speak about partnering with public, academic, and private organizations to pursue innovative approaches for using research results that focus on applications of national priority; Kevin O'Connell, Director, Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis, who will explore trends and new aspects of competition in remote sensing; and Tim Huddleston, Chairman of the Board of Directors, National Aerospace Development Center, who will describe the future of the nation's aerospace infrastructure as a catalyst for new economic growth and business.The emphasis moving forward will continue to blur the lines between public and private sectors, fostering partnerships and offering the private sector more opportunities. ASPRS members may attend at a reduced rate.
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