FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AFA Announces National Symposium on Space Hosts Annual Air Force Ball in Los Angeles
November 16, 2007
The Beverly Hilton Hotel
9876 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
ARLINGTON, Va. – The annual Air Force Association National Symposium on Space is set for November 16 in Beverly Hills, California.
This year’s theme is “Space: Our Heritage, Our Future.” Air Force leaders and other speakers will discuss challenges and highlight the contributions of space to our national security.
Speakers are Lt. Gen. Bob Kehler, designated Commander, Space Command; Gen. Kevin Chilton; and Lt. Gen. Mike Hamel.
Presentations will explore space capabilities in the 21st century. Space technology provides vital missile launch warning, surveillance capability, severe weather tracking, precision navigation and communications. These space assets are essential to large-scale and precision military operations and to national security.
Following the Symposium, the Air Force Ball will be that evening, Friday, Nov. 16. Proceeds of the Air Force Ball will support education initiatives. AFA works to encourage the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
Media Registration: Pre-register for the Symposium online at http://www.afa.org/register/media_la.asp.
The media registration desk will be located in the International Ballroom Lobby at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. Both a photo ID and a business card will be required for onsite media registration. Media organizations with camera crews should contact Joel as soon as possible before the event to make the necessary arrangements. Times and locations are subject to change.
Media contact: Joel Hannahs 703-2475847 or JHannahs@AFA.org.
The AFA is a 501(C)(3), nonprofit organization promoting public understanding of aerospace power and the pivotal role it plays in the security of the nation. AFA has more than 230 chapters nationwide and overseas. To learn more, visit http://www.AFA.org
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