(Space Environment Applications Systems and Operations for National Security)

Join your colleagues from the military, government, university, commercial, and contractor sectors with an interest and stake in the space environment. The purpose of this conference is to discuss the impacts of space weather on DoD and intelligence community (IC) systems, and the applications and requirements for space-weather sensors and algorithms to mitigate these impacts and enhance operations.

This year's theme will be "Space Weather and the Space Warfighting Domain" and will focus on evolving space weather threats to operational assets and how the space environment could be exploited for operational advantage. Join us to explore how new tools and mitigation strategies can be applied to improve operational outcomes despite space weather hazards.

SEASONS will return to an in-person format in 2021 and will be hosted on the JHU/APL campus in Laurel, Maryland. The first day of the conference (November 2nd) will have unclassified presentations releasable to the public and will be broadcast on Webinar for those unable to attend in person. The second day (November 3rd) will have classified sessions and the third day (November 4th) will have a half-day of highly classified sessions. Further details will be posted on this site when available.

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