EMER-GEN offers mentoring with renowned space specialists from the public sector (military and civil), private sector, and nongovernmental organizations. Courtesy photo.

The 2nd Annual EMER-GEN™ Program will return to Maui from Sept. 15 to 17 to encourage young professionals with a strong interest in space-related careers. With the help of advisors from industry, government, academia and NGOs, the program involves a two-day experience that offers:

  • Mentoring with renowned space specialists from the public sector (military and civil), private sector, and nongovernmental organizations;
  • Networking with other young professionals;
  • A technical short course presented by a specialist in space situational awareness;
  • Professional Development sessions to enhance effectiveness in a global environment.

The mentoring and professional development sessions will guide discussion on key questions and challenges to space cooperation and help the next generation of leaders meet and connect with current leaders and professionals in the industry.

Attending young professionals and students will also be invited to attend the main Advanced Maui Optical and Space (AMOS) surveillance technologies conference at a special rate. AMOS is considered the premiere technical conference in the nation devoted to space surveillance. It will run from Sept. 15 to 17 at the Wailea Beach Resort on Maui. 

For more information about the EMER-GEN program and registration, visit: http://www.emer-gen.com.  

EMER-GEN is a joint-initiative of the AMOS Conference and the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC). AMOS is a program of the Maui Economic Development Board, uniting a cross-section of military, contractor and academic participation in the field of space situational awareness.