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“Facing the Security Challenge” Space Traffic Management Conference

February 19, 2020  |  ALL DAY  |  EER, James J. and Miriam B. Mulva Conference Center

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The Space Security and Safety (SSS) Program at the University of Texas at Austin’s Strauss Center, and the Cockrell School of Engineering, in partnership with the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), Lockheed Martin, and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics(AIAA), held the 6th annual Space Traffic Management conference, “Facing the Security Challenge.” The conference took place on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, and Thursday, February 20 at the University of Texas at Austin. The conference was organized by Daniel Porras (United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research Space Security Fellow), SSS Program Lead Dr. Moriba Jah, and non-resident SSS scholar Diane Howard.

Experts from all over the world gathered to discuss and exchange on space traffic management. Technical sessions were devoted to several topics like Range Management, Airspace/Orbital Space Integration, Space Safety, Security, and Sustainability, Space Environment Effects and Impacts and Related Issues.


The final agenda can be found here (updated Feb. 18).

Papers and most presentations referenced on the agenda can be found here.

Participant biographies can be found here (updated Feb. 18).

Videos of the event can be found here. Videos via YouTube will be updated here ASAP.

Conference Venue:
University of Texas at Austin
James J. and Miriam B. Mulva Conference Center (0.904)
Engineering Education and Research Center (EER)
2501 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712

Parking is available at one of the garages around campus, with the San Jacinto Garage being the closest.


January 1st, 2020              Opening of Registration
January 15, 2020:              Abstract submission deadline
January 20th, 2020:           2nd Announcement & Preliminary Program
February 19-20, 2020:       Conference

For video and audio of last year’s conference, see here. For more information, or questions, please contact Ali Prince.

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