September 23rd, 2023

Space Summit DC

University of Maryland, College Park

A summit of space talks & activities

The high school students of today will become the next generation of leaders in the space sector. Yet currently, they have mixed levels of understanding and passion in this area due to limited coursework and resources available in mainstream school curricula. This conference will create a forum for young high schoolers to engage with academics, scientists, the private sector, and other space enthusiasts. The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for learning, networking, and fostering new ideas amongst the attendees.

Why Attend? 

Engage with Experts

Attendees will have access to world-class experts in astronomy, astrophysics, and the space sector.

Present your Ideas

This conference is the first of its kind designed to allow and encourage high school students to present their research.

Expand your Knowledge

Learn from other participants and gain potential mentorships.



The Venue

The Iribe Center @ UMD, College Park -- Antonov Auditorium

8125 Paint Branch Dr, College Park, MD 20740

The University of Maryland, College Park is a world-class public institution of higher education situated in Prince George's County, Maryland. The Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering is a modern hub for technology in innovation perfect for hosting events.

UPDATE: Parking for the event can be found in Lot 11B, right by the field hockey field, a 5 minute walk from the Iribe Center. There are other parking spots all around campus.