2017 AMOS Dialogue in Maui

When: Thursday, September 21, 2017

Where: Maui, Hawaii

Since 2013, Secure World Foundation (SWF) has partnered with the Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) to hold an invite-only workshop that promotes collaboration and cooperation on space situational awareness (SSA).

The first AMOS Dialogue was held in Maui during the 2013 Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) Conference. to facilitate discussions between SSA providers and end users. In February, 2014, a second Dialogue was held in Tokyo, Japan, as part of the Japan Space Forum's 3rd International Symposium on Sustainable Space Development and Utilization for Humankind. The second Dialogue also focused on collaboration between SSA providers and end-users, as well as on Asia-Pacific perspectives. The third Dialogue was held in Maui during the 2014 AMOS Conference and focused on the interactions and collaboration between governmental SSA initiatives and private sector initiatives and opportunities for improving communication and collaboration. The fourth Dialogue was held in Maui as part of the 2015 AMOS Conference, and focused on space traffic management to improve on-orbit safety and sustainability. The fifth Dialogue was held in Maui during the 2016 AMOS Conference, and focused on SSA and small satellites, and in particular steps that both small satellite operators and SSA providers can take to improve detection, tracking, identification, and conjunction assessment for small satellites.

The sixth Dialogue was held during the 2017 AMOS Conference in Maui, from September 19-22, 2017.  The discussion examined potential future scenarios for SSA cooperation, including current trends and potential challenges.

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Last updated on July 31, 2018