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Accelerating the Next-Generation Workforce

16 March 2021 | 1000 – 1400 hrs ET | Free to Attend Online

The space economy is booming. Let’s get to work!

Who’s now? Who’s next? ASCEND is helping to build the most technically, intellectually, professionally, and culturally diverse workforce pipeline on the planet!

This three-session ASCENDxSummit will bring together futurists, educators, and motivators from classrooms through careers to address current needs and future opportunities for EVERYONE to succeed in space.

Looking to make your mark in the universe? Reserve your space today!

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Summit Agenda

The half-day program includes two webinars and an interactive workshop.

NASA Poster 1

Space Workforce of the Future

Session 1: 1000-1105 EST

Join a panel of futurists and academics to envision the space workforce of the distant future.

NASA Poster 2

Mid-Career Malaise

Session 2: 1110-1215 EST

Lessons on navigating your career trajectory as you plan your next steps.

NASA Poster 3

Future Workforce Workshop

Session 3: 1230-1400 EST

Participate in an interactive workshop hosted by Women of Aeronautics and Astronautics (WoAA).

Who should attend?


The off-world future will be built by collaboration across multiple technical, scientific, and engineering disciplines.

Whether you’re already committed to a career in space or simply exploring your options, this ASCENDxSummit will empower and excite you to pursue your passions.

How does it work?

The Summit is a half-day (four-hour) program presented entirely online. Register to attend and save the date for full access to every session from the best seat in the house.

Closer to the Summit date, we’ll send you instructions and info to help make the most of your event experience.

What will you learn?

The Next-Generation Workforce program is comprised of keynote remarks, presentations, and panel discussions, plus interactive Q&A.

From big picture to small details, you’ll learn the current state of the off-world workforce and how individuals, organizations, and even nations, are innovating now to recruit, staff, and train for the future.

What does it cost?

This ASCENDxSummit is FREE to attend!

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