2023 Arizona NASA Space Grant Statewide Symposium

The annual Arizona NASA Space Grant Consortium (AZSGC) Student Research Symposium is a statewide event that includes student presentations from The University of Arizona, Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and AZSGC community colleges and high schools. The Symposium consists of presentations on a variety of topics based on research done by Space Grant interns, scholars and ASCEND teams during the current academic year.

The 2023 Statewide Symposium was
hosted by Arizona State University

Download the 2023 Symposium Booklet (PDF)*
*This Booklet contains all abstracts, presentations, mentors, and more.

View 2023 Space Grant Symposium Presentations

To present at the Symposium, students must submit abstracts and PowerPoint presentations. Abstracts, RSVPs and presentations must be submitted no later than the applicable dates listed below. Students attending the Symposium should communicate with their respective school's program office to learn about travel and lodging arrangements.

Important Symposium Dates

Click on the links below to submit abstracts and presentations on or before the due date listed. Review these resources for creating documents and presenting at this event. *All deadlines are at 11:59 PM Arizona time unless otherwise noted.

March 20, 2023 Due: Student Abstracts & RSVPs
March 20, 2023 Due: Mentor & Guest RSVPs
April 7, 2023 Due: Intern PowerPoint Presentations
April 7, 2023 Due: Spring 2023 AZSGC Graduating Seniors Degree Completion Form
April 14, 2023 Due: ASCEND Team PowerPoint Presentations
April 21, 2023 Keynote & Networking Reception
April 22, 2023 AZSGC Statewide Symposium!

Symposium Information

Symposium Events: Keynote & Networking Reception, Friday, April 21, 2023


6:30-7:00pm Arrive and check-in to receive your name badge

7:00-8:00pm Keynote speaker, Q&A in the Marston Theatre

8:00-9:30pm Networking Reception, Tours, and Research Posters

Friday Night Space Grant Symposium Event Location

ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration Building
781 Terrace Mall
Tempe, AZ 85287

Parking Instructions: Park in the Rural Road Parking Garage, 1100 S. Rural Road (Use this as the GPS Address)

Symposium Keynote Speaker

 Dr. Craig Hardgrove, ASU Associate Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration   (SESE)

Keynote Talk Title: "Fly Me To The Moon: The Lunar Polar Hydrogen Mapper (LunaH-Map) Mission"

Dr. Hardgrove is the Principal Investigator (PI) of the LunaH-Map mission, the first planetary science mission designed, built and operated by ASU. He is also a participating scientist on the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover Dynamic Albedo of Neutrons (DAN) team and PI of SINGR (Single Scintillator Neutron and Gamma-Ray Spectrometer) instrument development project. 

Attire: Business Casual


Symposium Events: Saturday, April 22, 2023


8:30am-3:30pm: Student presentations all day

Download the Saturday, April 22nd Presentation Timeline (PDF) here. 

Saturday Space Grant Symposium Location

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Phoenix-Tempe

2100 South Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85282

Parking: Free at the hotel

Attire: Business Casual