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Jackson School Space Security Capstone Event | UW Today

June 13, 2016

Saadia Pekkanen chairing the Space Security Initiative
Saadia Pekkanen, Job and Gertrud Tamaki Professor and associate director of the UW’s Jackson School of International Studies, chairs a capstone meeting for junior fellows of the school’s Space Security Initiative Wednesday, June 8, at the University of Washington Club. From far left, others are: Kristian Ulrichsen, affiliate professor of international studies; Alan Boyle, journalist with GeekWire; and at right John Thornquist, director of the Office of Aerospace for the Washington State Department of Commerce.

UW Today reports on the recent gathering of over 20 Pacific Northwest aerospace media, academics, business, government and industry leaders at UW Club to hear latest research findings undertaken by Jackson School International Policy Institute Fellows on space programs in other countries.

The inaugural capstone event, held on June 8, 2016, was organized by the School’s Space Security Initiative with funding from Carnegie Corporation in New York.

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