National Aeronautics and
Space Administration (NASA)
Centro Para Prevenção da
2006 International Workshop on Pollution Prevention and Sustainable Development
"Joint Partners in Pollution Prevention Partnering for Success"
November 1 & 2, 2006
Colorado Springs, Colorado USA
On November 1
and 2, 2006, the
Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Centro Para Prevenção da
Poluição (C3P) hosted a technical workshop at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in
Colorado Springs, Colorado. The two-day workshop provided an excellent forum
to showcase innovative and emerging pollution prevention technologies, share
lessons learned, and identify new joint opportunities. In total, 130
individuals from 5 countries attended the workshop. Over 40 international
scientists, technologists, and engineering experts presented PowerPoint slides
on topics ranging from advanced coatings and coating removal technologies to
renewable energy to lead-free electronics.
This exchange of solutions
provided direct and tangible benefit to attendees from academia, defense, and
commercial industries. Logistical support for the workshop was provided by
Headquarters Air Force
Space Command (HQ AFSPC).
The workshop began with
welcoming comments from James Leatherwood, Director of NASA’s Environmental
Management Division and by General (ret.) Pelagio Castelo Branco, C3P Director
General. Mr. Jeffrey S. Ashby, NASA Astronaut and NASA/AF Space Command
Liaison, provided a slide show of his trips to the International Space
Station. He graciously offered autographs to audience members. Lt. Col.
Shawn Jansen, Director of the Commanders Action Group, HQ AFSPC, provided a
stimulating slide and video overview of AFSPC.
PowerPoint presentations from the workshop technical sessions may now be
information about the workshop is also available at the workshop web site:
Last updated: 25/02/2009