Kari Byron
Build Your Off-World
Future Faster.

2021 ASCEND takes off in November with hundreds of ideas and insights to build your off-world future faster. Join our growing community for six days of visionary sessions about building, working, and living in space — presented by the pioneers who are accelerating humanity’s progress today.

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Kari Byron

Producer and Television Personality

EVENT EMCEE

John Olson
Build Your Off-World
Future Faster.

2021 ASCEND takes off in November with hundreds of ideas and insights to build your off-world future faster. Join our growing community for six days of visionary sessions about building, working, and living in space — presented by the pioneers who are accelerating humanity’s progress today.

Brig. Gen John Olson - Mobilization Assistant to the Chief of Space Operations, Headquarters, U.S. Space Force

Brig. Gen.
John Olson

Mobilization Assistant to the Chief of Space
Operations,Headquarters, U.S. Space Force

FEATURED SPEAKER

Sirisha Bandla
Build Your Off-World
Future Faster.

2021 ASCEND takes off in November with hundreds of ideas and insights to build your off-world future faster. Join our growing community for six days of visionary sessions about building, working, and living in space — presented by the pioneers who are accelerating humanity’s progress today.

ascend featured speaker Sirisha bandla

Sirisha Bandla

Vice President, Government Affairs,
Virgin Galactic

FEATURED SPEAKER

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Live in Las Vegas
15-17 Nov. 2021

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Live in Washington, DC
15 Nov. 2021

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Online Everywhere
8-10 + 15-17 Nov. 2021

LIVE IN LAS VEGAS | 15 - 17 NOV 2021

Join us at Caesars Forum

The space economy takes flight in the one destination where live events are a way of life. Join ASCEND at the brand new Caesars Forum, featuring over 300,000 square feet of meeting space, over 100,000 square feet of outdoor plazas, with every conceivable amenity under the sun.

SEE THE VENUE
SATELLITE EVENT IN DC | 15 NOV 2021

Join us in Washington, DC

For those living within commutable distance of Washington, DC, this limited-space, one-day, face-to-face event will feature special programming and a live viewing of ASCEND Las Vegas sessions. Includes all of ASCEND Online!

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ONLINE EVERYWHERE | 8-10 & 15 - 17 NOV 2021

Join us... from anywhere!

For maximum flexibility and access anywhere in the world, register for Online Only Access, live-streamed and on demand beginning 8 November and continuing on demand after the event ends 17 November.

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ASCEND IS YOUR COMMUNITY

The space ecosystem

From classrooms through careers, ASCEND is assembling the most technically, professionally, and culturally diverse space workforce pipeline on the planet.

Join our growing global community of engineers, scientists, policymakers, investors, civil and government leaders, national-security experts, researchers, and media at ASCEND—a fresh, immersive event dedicated to accelerating space commerce, exploration, and new discovery.

ASCEND ecosystem

Explore the universe with us

Become a part of the community and stay-up-to-date on the latest events, news, and extra access to the expanding universe of ASCEND.

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