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Technology has always found its greatest consumer in a nation's
war and defense efforts. Since the last attempts at a "Star Wars"
defense system, has technology changed considerably enough to make
the latest Missile Defense initiatives more successful? Can such an
application of science be successful? Is a militarized space
inevitable, necessary or impossible?
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- 05:55pm Apr 20, 2002 EST (#1579
"The conference exhibition will provide delegates an opportunity
to view the reality of missile defense concepts, components,
systems, and operational hardware being developed by U.S. and
non-U.S. firms. Displays are scheduled to include models, mock-ups,
or actual component/systems.
" Business (suit and tie)/Business Casual (jacket, no tie);
military uniforms are not encouraged.
" The conference organizers wish to express their appreciation to
Computer Sciences Corporation for their steadfast support of this
" GENERAL INFORMATION
" About the Location ...Dallas, the ninth largest city in the
United States, symbolizes much of the popular image of Texas. With a
unique blend of Southern hospitality, cosmopolitan flair, Old West
charm and modern sophistication, Dallas offers a wealth of culture
and attractions for visitors of all ages.
" The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Dallas at
Reunion Hotel, only a few blocks from the Historic West End-Dallas’
most unique restaurant, retail, and nightlife district whose
features include old-fashioned street vendors, sidewalk cafes, and
" To learn more about Dallas, go to: .....http://wvw.dallas.com
"Hotel Accommodations .... A1AA has made arrangements for a block
of rooms at the Hyatt Regency Dallas, 300 Reunion Boulevard, Dallas,
Texas 75207. For reservations phone 214/651-1234. Room rates are
$159 for single occupancy and $184 for double occupancy. Please
specify in advance the time and date of your arrival and departure
and identify yourself with the AIAA meeting. These rooms will be
held for A1AA until 3 May 2002, then released for sale to the
general public. Reservation requests received after 3 May 2002 will
be accepted on space-available basis at the hotel’s published rate.
A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the U.S Government
per diem for U.S. Federal Government employees. These rooms will be
offered on a first-come, first-served basis. ID will be required at
"Registration Procedures ..... The enclosed conference
registration form should be fully completed by all delegates and
received with payment by 3 May 2002 at AIAA. Telephone 703/264-7500
or 800/639-2422 (within the United States), and fax 703/264-7657.
- 05:56pm Apr 20, 2002 EST (#1580
"Registration Fees are as follows:
$725 3-6 JUNE (Full
Conference) Government or AIAA Member
$860 3-6 JUNE (Full Conference) Nonmember
$645 3-4 JUNE (Unclassified Days Only) Government or AJAA
$780 3-4 JUNE (Unclassified Days Only) Nonmember
"Registration fees include coffee breaks during the conference
hours, daily luncheons, attendance to the 3 June Reception, and an
unclassified CD-Rom book of abstracts that will be distributed at
registration. Conference registration refunds will be provided if
written cancellations are received by 20 May 2002. There is a $50
"MONDAY, 3 JUNE, 1830-2100 HRS . . . . . A reception co-sponsored
by Computer Sciences Corporation will be held at Union Station
(connected to the Hyatt Hotel) for all registered attendees.
" Online Registration . . . Online registration using a secure
server will be offered starting 1 March 2002. Register for this
conference online at http://www.aiaa.orgicalendar/,’BMD
" Confirmation of Attendance . . . Registrations processed after
3 May 2002 may not necessarily receive any confirmation prior to the
conference. All delegates whose registration fee and security
clearance have been received prior to 3 May 2002 should expect to
receive written acknowledgment. If you have any questions on
conference registration, call AIAA at 703/264-7500 or 800/639-2422
(within the United States). If you have any questions on security
approval, call MDA at 703/697-8204.
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