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2013 Conference Keynote Speakers
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Story Musgrave 

Story Musgrave was born in 1935 on a dairy farm in Stockbridge, MA. He was in the forests alone at 3 and by 5 floated his homebuilt rafts on the rivers. Story never finished school, ran off to Korea with the U.S. Marines where he was an aircraft electrician and an engine mechanic. He started flying with the Marines and over the next 55 years accumulated 18,000 hours in over 160 aircraft. He is a parachutist with over 800 freefalls. He has been awarded 20 honorary doctorates and was a part-time trauma surgeon during his 30-year astronaut career. Story was an NASA astronaut for over 30 years and flew on six spaceflights. Today he operates a palm farm in Orlando, FL, a production company in Sydney and a sculpture company in Burbank, CA. He is also a landscape designer, a concept artist with Walt Disney Imagineering, an innovator with Applied Minds Inc. and a professor of design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA.


Erik Nylen


Erik Nylen has worked from the Owner/Developer side of the ownership and management of hotel and resort properties for over 20 years.  A graduate of Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, Mr. Nylen's influence and guidance can be seen in domestic and international properties in new build and renovation works.  Mr. Nylen has been directly responsible for renovation plans for two of the most famous historic resort properties in the State of Florida with planning, design and implementation oversight in an Ownership role. 


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