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Queen's Space Conference 2018

The Queen's Space Conference (QSC), held at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, is an annual, non-profit, student-run conference focused on connecting undergraduate students with space industry leaders.

What Is QSC?

The conference is centered around a series of exciting talks, innovative workshops, and networking opportunities. We strive to bring together industry professionals in order to provide delegates the most informative, inspiring, and memorable conference possible. QSC is about sparking thought and idea-generation, raising awareness of the space industry, and piquing the interest in space for the future generation.

Unearth: The Exploration of Space!

What milestones have already been achieved in developing an understanding of space and in exploring the great unknown? Where will the future of space take us, and what's in store for the next generation of the Canadian space industry? Join us at QSC 2018 to Unearth the answers! This year, QSC will take place January 26th - 28th at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel. This promises to be a stellar experience, and the best space conference yet!

Delegates

Get Ready For An Unforgettable Weekend!
  January 26th - 28th, 2018  

Discover

With talks from engaging speakers in varying fields and a case competition centred around a relevant problem, discover new perspectives and insights into space and all of its opportunities. Learn about what the next big steps are and how they will revolutionize the industry.

Connect

Our conference brings in students from various universities across Canada, providing the opportunity to develop a network with like minded individuals. Speakers and sponsors for the conference are industry leaders, providing cutting edge information on everything space.

Interact

People in this industry are some of the most passionate around. The Queen's Space Conference goes beyond just providing content by creating an unrivaled experience. Events outside of the speaker talks allow for delegates to interact in a more casual setting and share their excitement for what is yet to come.

Tickets

Unearth the mysteries of space exploration with QSC

Regular Ticket     $155

  • Talks by Professionals in the Space Industry
  • A Two Night Stay at the Four Points Hotel
  • A Case Competition
  • A Banquet on Saturday Night
  • Meals Throughout the Weekend

Premium Ticket     $180

  • Talks by Professionals in the Space Industry
  • A Two Night Stay at the Four Points Hotel
  • A Case Competition
  • A Banquet on Saturday Night
  • Meals Throughout the Weekend
  • Exclusive Networking Event with Speakers and Sponsors
  • Priority Seating for All Talks

Applications Coming Soon!


Sponsors

Recruit

Throughout our application process, we ensure that every delegate at QSC is forward thinking and passionate about space, and what the future holds. Our delegates - intelligent and open to new opportunities - will excel at companies like yours.

Network

Each year at QSC we host a Platinum networking event that brings together all speakers, sponsors, and VIP delegates. Everyone in the room will have something to offer, enabling company reps to network with the brightest and most passionate Ontario undergraduate students.

Gain Exposure

Your company can be featured in QSC's newsletters - reaching all faculties at Queen's, as well as groups from other universities across Ontario. With us, you will have the opportunity to network and share with delegates, to build brand recognition, and to make a lasting impact at Queen's and beyond.

Past Partners

Past Speakers

Dr. Robert Thirsk

Former Astronaut, Canadian Space Agency

Dr. Jeffrey Sutton

President & CEO, National Space Biomedical Research Institute

Ryan Anderson

Director of Satellite Systems, QShift Inc.

Eric Choi

Aerospace Engineer & Science Fiction Author

Dr. Jeff Lee

Professor, Center for Astrophysics, Space Science, and Engineering Research

Kate Howells

Global Community Outreach Manager, The Planetary Society

Ewan Reid

President & CEO, Mission Control Space Services Inc.

Dr. Odette Laneuville

Co-Investigator, MARROW Study aboard the ISS


2018 Speakers Coming Soon!



Our Team

Rachel Steinhart
Co-Chair

Fiona Burns
Co-Chair

Speakers

Colin MacLeod
Speakers Director

Becca Bonham-Carter
Speakers Coordinator

Sam Roper
Speakers Coordinator

Sponsorship

Aaron Rosenstein
Sponsorship Director

Matthew Skarsgard
Sponsorship Coordinator

Jack Ellis
Sponsorship Coordinator

Marketing & Media

TBD
Publications & Media Coordinator

Cory Crowley
IT Coordinator & Webmaster

TBD
Marketing Director

Coordinators

Duncan Cameron-Steinke
Logistics Coordinator

TBD
Finance Coordinator

TBD
Events Coordinator

Delegates

TBD
Internal Delegates

TBD
External Delegates

TBD
Frosh Representative