Space conference comes to UWL

27th Annual Wisconsin Space Conference is Aug. 10 at UWL 

UW-La Crosse will host the 27th Annual Wisconsin Space Conference Thursday, Aug. 10, in room 3200, in the new Student Union.

The conference kicks off at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and an opening keynote presentation. Thomas Corbitt, assistant professor of physics at Louisiana State University, will give the keynote on gravitational wave astronomy.

Throughout the day, attendees will hear about NASA partnerships, student research, K-12 outreach, academic and industry research, and WSGC team projects. There will be a poster and networking session, and an awards ceremony. The conference ends at 5:30 p.m. For more information visit the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium website.

UWL is a member of the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium which holds this annual conference. WSGC is a joint effort between NASA and statewide organizations. WSGC is dedicated to helping provide Wisconsin students, researchers, educators, businesses, non-profit organizations and other stakeholders with the tools, connections and resources needed to make the aerospace community in the state of Wisconsin thrive and grow.