Written by ASA Administrator on February 1, 2008 – 12:00 pm
The Aerospace States Association – NEWS
Contact: Charles Huettner
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT Martha Hanson
February 1, 2008
– ADVISORY –
Vermont Lt. Governor Dubie to Keynote
Commercial Space Transportation Conference
WHAT: Keynote Address, 11th Annual Commercial Space Transportation Conference
WHERE: Doubletree Crystal City Hotel, Arlington, Virginia
WHEN: Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 8:45 a.m.
(MONTPELIER) – Vermont Lt. Governor and Aerospace States Association (ASA) Chair Brian Dubie will deliver the keynote address to attendees at the 2008 Federal Aviation Administration’s Commercial Space Transportation Conference.
Each year, the two-day conference brings together commercial space industry leaders and policy makers from state and federal governments, associations, academia, and aerospace industry to assess the current state of the art, identify industry-wide short- and long-term trends and challenges and to discuss developments in the industry.
Dubie has served as ASA chair since October, 2006 and as Vermont’s Lt. Governor since January 2003. He is also a captain for a major commercial airline, a former F-16 pilot and began his career as a mechanical engineer in the aerospace industry.
ASA is a bi-partisan group of Lieutenant Governors and Governor-appointed delegates representing of the grass roots of American aerospace. Its purpose is to promote a state-based perspective in federal aerospace policy development, and to support state aerospace initiatives that enhance student/teacher education outreach, workforce development, economic development and global competitiveness for American aerospace.
For more information on the conference, go to http://www.faa.gov/news/conferences_events/commercial_space/11/