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USRA and the GWU Space Policy Institute present a symposium titled "Space Weather Science and Applications" on March 31

Columbia, Md., March 30, 2016 - The Universities Space Research Association and the Space Policy Institute of the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs will present a symposium titled "Space Weather Science and Applications" on March 31 at the Capitol Hill Holiday Inn in Washington, DC. USRA's President and CEO, Dr. Jeffrey A. Isaacson and Director, Space Policy Institute, Dr. Scott Pace, will present welcoming remarks at 1:00 p.m. Following the introduction, the Frederick A. Tarantino Memorial Address will be presented by Tamara L. Dickinson, Principal Assistant Director for Environment and Energy. From 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. a panel will discuss current scientific developments and potential impacts regarding space weather science and applications.

About USRA

Universities Space Research Association is an independent, nonprofit research corporation where the combined efforts of in-house talent and university-based expertise merge to advance space science and technology. USRA works across disciplines including biomedicine, planetary science, astrophysics, and engineering and integrates those competencies into applications ranging from fundamental research to facility management and operations. USRA engages the creativity and authoritative expertise of the research community to develop and deliver sophisticated, forward-looking solutions to Federal agencies and other government sponsors.