2017 AMSAT Symposium

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2017 AMSAT Space Symposium Oct 27-29, in Reno, Nevada

Last day to register online – Friday, October 20, 2017

AMSAT NA announces that the 2017 AMSAT Space Symposium will be held on Friday through Sunday, Oct 27, 28, 29, 2017 in Reno, Nevada. Location will be at the Silver Legacy Resort, 407 N Virginia Street, in Downtown, Reno.


Early Registration Through September 14, 2017 $45
Registration September 15, 2017 – October 26, 2017 $50
Registration at the Door $55

The 2017 AMSAT Space Symposium and Annual Meeting features:

  • Space Symposium with Amateur Satellite Presentations
  • Operating Techniques, News, & Plans from the Amateur Satellite World
  • Board of Directors Meeting open to AMSAT members
  • Opportunities to Meet Board Members and Officers
  • AMSAT-NA Annual General Membership Meeting
  • Auction, Annual Banquet, Keynote Speaker and Door Prizes !!

Our Keynote Speaker this year is Mr. Garrett Skrobot, Sr. Mission Manager of the Educational Launch of Nanosatellites program, or ELaNa at NASA Headquarters

Additional information about the 2017 AMSAT Symposium will be posted on the AMSAT web site, www.amsat.org
The Silver Legacy is a 4-star Resort/Hotel/Casino which is an iconic 42-story hotel with its massive round dome and spires centered in downtown.

Some of the perks include

  •  Free parking for attendees. * Free transportation to/from the airport (10-minute shuttle ride)
  • Complimentary WiFi
  •  Multiple alternate activities and attractions are in the Reno area.
    -Nevada Museum Of Modern Art -Fleischmann Planetarium (UNR Campus)
    -National Bowling Stadium -National Automobile Museum
  •  We are working on tours of Virginia City and Lake Tahoe

Room Reservations may be made at the
hotel link

Look for the Dome – Downtown Reno
Hotel: Silver Legacy Resort, 497 N Virginia Street, in Downtown, Reno.
The AMSAT discount rate is $110.00 + taxes per night. 13.5% Lodging tax, $9 City Tourism Fee, $18 per night Resort fee.

You must book your reservation directly with the hotel. Here is the

The discounted reservation block code used must be through the hotel link above.
The hotel telephone number is 800-687-8733 (block code ISAMSAT) The hotel offer includes Internet and airport shuttle.

Airport Information: Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is the closest to Downtown Reno. The
hotel offers free shuttle service to and from the Reno-Tahoe Airport. Note that the Reno Airport (RNO) is
approximately 3.5 miles from the hotel. The Reno-Tahoe Airport (RNO) is served by most major air carriers.

Getting there by car:
Reno is on Interstate 80 approximately 20 miles east of the California/Nevada border. The major crossroads are I-80/US395

AMSAT-NA Board Meeting: Thursday Oct 26, 2017 – Friday Oct 27, 2017 at the Silver Legacy Resort.

We are deciding between several interesting trips for Sunday and Monday. Additional information will be available soon on the AMSAT website (www.amsat.org). Please register for these trips via the AMSAT Store

Additional information

Symposium

Registration including Proceedings, Registration including Proceedings Sept 15-Oct 26, Registration including Proceedints At Door