Tuesday, November 27, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room: 320B
NASA is looking at how machine learning and AI can be applied autonomously to address the unique medical needs of astronauts traveling to Mars. This same technology has applications for providing remote medical treatment in medically underserved regions of the world. Participants will review case studies and engage in discussions... Read More
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Kris Lehnhardt
Acting Element Scientist for Exploration Medical Capability
NASA
Moderator
Sharmila Anandasabapathy MD
Director, Professor of Medicine, Vice President, Baylor Global Initiatives
Baylor College of Medicine
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    • Room: 310B
    Emerging launch capability for human and robotic payloads is disrupting the launch industry. Explore how these emerging services will support traditional markets and help create new ones, such as internet satellite constellations and space tourism....
    Speaker(s)
    Moderator
    George Nield
    President
    Commercial Space Technologies, LLC
    Panelist
    Stephen Eisele
    Vice President-Business
    Virgin Orbit
    Panelist
    Tim Ellis
    Chief Executive Officer
    Relativity Space
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      • Room: 310A
      NASA’s Kilopower project is a technological endeavor with the intent to develop an affordable fission nuclear power system that will enable long-duration stays on planetary surfaces. Come learn how this technology could support remote operations on Earth for military personnel and industries operating in remote regions....
      Speaker(s)
      Panelist
      Brandon Seifert
      Co-Founder & CMO
      Atomos Nuclear
      Moderator
      Lee Mason
      Principal Technologist for Power & Energy Storage
      NASA HQ
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        • Room: 320A
        Smart machines are improving quality control and safety, and reducing operational costs in advanced high-tech manufacturing. This session will present the latest intelligence on such areas as model-based enterprise systems, end-to-end resource trails, and autonomous block chain scheduling procedures....
        Speaker(s)
        Panelist
        Scott Killian
        Business Development Manager - Aerospace
        EOS of North America, Inc.
        Moderator
        Tim Shinbara
        Vice President - Manufacturing Technology
        AMT
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          • Room: 310C
          Huge data sets are being generated by satellites. This panel will discuss a case study of how the use of predictive data analytics could be applied to the space, energy, maritime, and agribusiness industries...
          Speaker(s)
          Panelist
          Brady Cline
          Vice President, Defense & Intelligence Programs
          SpaceKnow Inc.
          Panelist
          Dan Katz
          Co-Founder
          Orbital Sidekick
          Moderator
          Louis Zacharilla
          Director of Development
          Space & Satellite Professionals International
          Panelist
          Robello Samuel
          Chief Technical Advisor
          Halliburton
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            • Room: 320C
            Wearable technologies and devices are playing an increasing role in industry. NASA’s exoskeleton research, for example, will give astronauts and paraplegics improved mobility and strength. Through case studies and collaborative discussion, panelists will explore the use of wearables across industries....
            Speaker(s)
            Panelist
            Christopher Palmer
            CTO
            Revision Military
            Panelist
            Dr.  Jocelyn Dunn
            Research Scientist
            KBRwyle
            Panelist
            Justin Bautista
            Electrical Engineer
            NASA Johnson Space Center
            Panelist
            Kristen Todd
            Business Development Specialist
            Aexa Aerospace
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              Tuesday, November 27, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

              • Room: Grand Ballroom A
              Speaker(s)
              Speaker
              James Causey
              Executive Director
              SpaceCom

                Tuesday, November 27, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM



                Tuesday, November 27, 11:05 AM - 12:10 PM

                • Room: Grand Ballroom A
                Speaker(s)
                Moderator
                Carissa Christensen
                Chief Executive Officer
                Bryce Space and Technology
                Panelist
                Frank Culbertson Jr.
                President, Space Systems Group
                Northrup Grumman Innovation Systems
                Panelist
                Stuart Martin
                CEO & Executive Director
                Satellite Applications Catapult
                Panelist
                Sudhir Pai
                Managing Director
                Schlumberger
                Panelist
                William Gerstenmaier
                Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations
                NASA
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                  Tuesday, November 27, 12:10 PM - 2:00 PM


                  Tuesday, November 27, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM


                  Tuesday, November 27, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

                  • Room: 310A
                  This session will review policy changes benefiting the commercial space community. They include:• Appointment of a new NASA Administrator • Re-establishment of the National Space Council• Decision to send astronauts to the Moon and Mars• Creation of Office of Space Commerce in the Department of Commerce...
                  Speaker(s)
                  Moderator
                  Dr.  Alex MacDonald
                  Senior Economic Advisor, Office of the Administrator
                  NASA
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                    • Room: 320B
                    Understanding microorganisms from astronauts and their environment during spaceflight is critical to protecting the crew from disease and ensuring spacecraft performance during exploration missions. NASA, commercial space providers, and terrestrial industry such as energy and pharmaceuticals all benefit from understanding the microbes effecting all aspects of spaceflight and life on... Read More
                    Speaker(s)
                    Moderator
                    Kathleen Rubins
                    Astronaut
                    NASA
                    Panelist
                    Mark Ott
                    Biosafety Review Board Chair
                    NASA
                    Panelist
                    Victor Keasler, Ph.D.
                    Director OFC RD&E
                    NALCO Champion (An Ecolab Company)
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                      • Room: 310A
                      Service and support groups are already using IoT capabilities to optimize field service with remote service capabilities and predictive monitoring. This panel will examine use cases such as Caterpillar’s real-time sensor data on its equipment and other high potential applications....
                      Speaker(s)
                      Moderator
                      Dr.  Ian Harris
                      Technical Director - Aero
                      EWI Worldwide
                      Panelist
                      Justin Kugler
                      New Business Development Manager
                      Made In Space, Inc.
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                        • Room: 310C
                        Internet of things (IoT) technologies are playing an increasing role in addressing challenges in industry. Through case studies and collaborative discussion, this panel will explore the use of IoT in the space, energy, life science, and agribusiness industries....
                        Speaker(s)
                        Moderator
                        James McClellan
                        Technology Infusion Chief - Technology Data & Innovation Division
                        NASA
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                          • Room: 310B
                          If all continues to go according to forecast, the satellite communications industry will continue to be disrupted by satellites that are smaller, smarter, cheaper to launch, and more readily replaceable. They will also drive innovation on the ground, and become vital to the formation of new companies, new applications for... Read More
                          Speaker(s)
                          Moderator
                          Louis Zacharilla
                          Director of Development
                          Space & Satellite Professionals International
                          Panelist
                          Paul Scardino
                          Senior Vice President
                          Globecomm
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                            Tuesday, November 27, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                            • Room: 310A
                            This panel will cover current and potential future commercial opportunities on the ISS that could return value in terrestrial applications, the changes and insight that operating in the environment of space might provide, the assistance available now from NASA and CASIS, and preparation for the likelihood of lowered transportation costs... Read More
                            Speaker(s)
                            Moderator
                            Etop Esen
                            Commercial Innovation Manager, Remote Sensing and Aerospace
                            Center for the Advancement of Science in Space
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                              • Room: 320A
                              In the same way as remote service and monitoring, all the physical assets of a company can be monitored for such things as safety, resilience, security, and asset counts and inventory....
                              Speaker(s)
                              Moderator
                              Dr.  Ian Harris
                              Technical Director - Aero
                              EWI Worldwide
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                                • Room: 310B
                                As space sustainability gains prominence on national policy agendas throughout the world, the U.S. government has decided that space traffic management will be the responsibility of the Department of Commerce. This session will review recent efforts to define international best practices of traffic management for new and existing satellites, and... Read More
                                Speaker(s)
                                Moderator
                                Daniel Oltrogge
                                Chairman, Space Sustainability Committee
                                GVF
                                Panelist
                                Ian Christensen
                                Project Manager
                                Secure World Foundation
                                Panelist
                                Kerry Spring
                                Space Systems Engineer
                                Telesat
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                                  • Room: 310C
                                  New image processing technologies are being used to address and improve upon a wide-range of challenges, including seismic data for oil drilling; CT, X-ray, and other scans of the human body; and others. This panel will discuss how these technologies can be adapted for use across multiple industries....
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Panelist
                                  Meg Vootukuru
                                  Chief Executive Officer
                                  Syneren Technology Corp.
                                  Moderator
                                  Steven Ward
                                  Director of Geospatial Sciences
                                  The Climate Corporation
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                                    • Room: 320B
                                    Telemedicine lessons learned on the International Space Station can be applied to remote environments such as Antarctica and offshore oil rigs. Telemedicine can also be lifesaving for medically underserved communities. Review the latest telemedicine technologies developed for astronauts and how such technologies are being adapted to terrestrial applications....
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    Moderator
                                    Dr.  Ashot Sargsyan
                                    International Medical Liaison and Physician Scientist
                                    KBRwyle
                                    Moderator
                                    C. Michael Fordis
                                    Director, Center for Collaborative & Interactive Technologies
                                    Baylor College of Medicine
                                    Panelist
                                    Dr.  Jeffrey Davis
                                    Founder and Chief Executive Officer
                                    Exploring 4 Solutions, LLC
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                                      Tuesday, November 27, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

                                      • Room: Exhibit Hall

                                        Wednesday, November 28, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

                                        • Room: 310A
                                        Significant heavy lift capability is on the horizon. Much of this capacity will be in the service of NASA’s human missions to the Moon and Mars. But what are the realistic commercial market opportunities for this launch capacity? This panel will speculate on such opportunities....
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Panelist
                                        Bretton (Brett) Alexander
                                        Director of Business Development and Strategy
                                        Blue Origin, LLC
                                        Moderator
                                        Larry Strader
                                        General Manager
                                        GeoControl Systems, Inc.
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                                          • Room: 320C
                                          Many technologies that have transformed markets on Earth can trace their origins to NASA. For example, the accuracy required for LASIK eye surgery is based on the technology required for precision docking in space. This session will showcase companies that have applied NASA technologies to the energy and medical industries....
                                          Speaker(s)
                                          Panelist
                                          Anthony Strawa
                                          Tech Transfer Ames
                                          NASA Ames Research Center
                                          Panelist
                                          Charlene Gilbert
                                          Technology Transfer Office Chief
                                          NASA Johnson Space Center
                                          Moderator
                                          Dan Lockney
                                          Technology Transfer Program Executive
                                          NASA
                                          Panelist
                                          Richard French
                                          Manager, Technology Partnerships, Office of Space Technology
                                          NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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                                            • Room: 310B
                                            Use of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies is widespread and on the rise. This panel will discuss how these technologies can be applied across multiple industries and how you can benefit from them....
                                            Speaker(s)
                                            Panelist
                                            Rajath KM
                                            Head of Partnerships
                                            Hyperverge
                                            Moderator
                                            Robello Samuel
                                            Chief Technical Advisor
                                            Halliburton
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                                              • Room: 310C
                                              Cybersecurity is the number one challenge in the digital world. Space-based and ground-based assets are equally vulnerable. This panel will discuss common challenges of cybersecurity in the space, energy, life science, and agribusiness industries, as well as what common technologies and solutions can be adapted for use across multiple industries....
                                              Speaker(s)
                                              Moderator
                                              Don Pedersen
                                              Manager of Software and Operations
                                              Airbus
                                              Panelist
                                              Holly Rollins
                                              Principal Director
                                              Booz Allen Hamilton
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                                                Wednesday, November 28, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

                                                • Room: Exhibit Hall

                                                  Wednesday, November 28, 10:00 AM - 10:10 AM

                                                  • Room: Grand Ballroom A
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  James Causey
                                                  Executive Director
                                                  SpaceCom

                                                    Wednesday, November 28, 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM

                                                    • Room: Grand Ballroom A
                                                    A developing country faces many challenges in its progress towards improving the quality of life of its citizens.    India has also gone through many hurdles in its march towards building a better nation.  Application of Science and Technology played a crucial role in industrialisation, infrastructure building, agriculture, natural resource management... Read More
                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                    Keynote
                                                    Rakesh Sasibhushan
                                                    Chairman and Managing Director
                                                    Antrix Corporation (ISRO)
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                                                    • Keynote

                                                    Wednesday, November 28, 10:40 AM - 11:00 AM

                                                    • Room: Grand Ballroom A
                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                    Keynote
                                                    Tory Bruno
                                                    Chief Executive Officer
                                                    United Launch Alliance
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                                                    • Keynote

                                                    Wednesday, November 28, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM


                                                    Wednesday, November 28, 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

                                                    • Room: Exhibit Hall

                                                      Wednesday, November 28, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

                                                      • Room: Grand Ballroom A
                                                      The finalists in the SpaceCom Entrepreneur Summit pitch competition will present their business plans at this general session. An expert panel of judges will comment and facilitate audience discussion with the startups. The audience, along with the judges, will select the winner of the competition....
                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                      Panelist
                                                      Sean Casey
                                                      Co-Founder and Managing Director
                                                      Silicon Valley Space Center
                                                      Moderator
                                                      Stephan Reckie
                                                      Executive Director
                                                      Global Entrepreneurship Network - Space
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                                                        Wednesday, November 28, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

                                                        • Room: 310A
                                                        The private sector is planning new space habitat concepts that will stimulate wide-ranging commercial potential. Gain a new understanding of the commercial potential for space habitats and how your business can benefit from them....
                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                        Panelist
                                                        Blair Bigelow
                                                        Co-founder, VP of Corporate Strategy
                                                        Bigelow Space Operations
                                                        Panelist
                                                        Bob Richards
                                                        Vice President, Human Space Flight Systems
                                                        Northrup Grumman Innovation Systems
                                                        Panelist
                                                        Frank Bunger
                                                        CEO & Founder
                                                        Orion Span
                                                        Moderator
                                                        Jason Crusan
                                                        Director, Advanced Exploration Systems Division
                                                        NASA
                                                        Panelist
                                                        Mike Lewis
                                                        Chief Technology Officer
                                                        Nanoracks
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                                                          • Room: 320C
                                                          NASA technology has helped transform many businesses and products on Earth — for example, technology now in use to remove mold in the storage cellars of California wine growers. This session will showcase companies that have applied NASA technology to the advanced manufacturing and agribusiness industries and companies that have... Read More
                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                          Moderator
                                                          Dan Lockney
                                                          Technology Transfer Program Executive
                                                          NASA
                                                          Panelist
                                                          Harvey Schabes
                                                          Special Assistant
                                                          NASA Glenn Research Center
                                                          Panelist
                                                          Kathy Dezern
                                                          Intellectual Property Manager
                                                          NASA Langley Research Center
                                                          Panelist
                                                          Nona Cheeks
                                                          Chief, Innovative Technology Partnerships Office
                                                          NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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                                                            • Room: 310C
                                                            Long-duration exposure to harmful radiation is a leading challenge in planning for deep space human exploration. The energy and medical fields have similar issues in protecting personnel and first responders. This session will address the challenges of and potential solutions to radiation in space and Earth operations....
                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                            Panelist
                                                            Alan Lumsden
                                                            Medical Director Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center
                                                            Methodist Hospital
                                                            Moderator
                                                            Bill Kline
                                                            Coordinator
                                                            Pumps & Pipes
                                                            Panelist
                                                            Dan Fry
                                                            ISS Radiation System Manager
                                                            NASA Johnson Space Center
                                                            Panelist
                                                            Oren Milstein
                                                            Founder
                                                            StemRad
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                                                              • Room: 310B
                                                              Smart robotics are becoming ubiquitous in every economic sector, from driverless tractors and pipeline inspection to surgery assistance and Martian rovers. In this session, you will find out how smart robotic and autonomous systems are reshaping how we view productivity, human safety, and cost control....
                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                              Panelist
                                                              Jim Keravala
                                                              Chief Executive Officer
                                                              OffWorld
                                                              Panelist
                                                              Nicolaus Radford
                                                              Co-founder and CTO
                                                              Houston Mechatronics, Inc
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                                                                Wednesday, November 28, 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

                                                                • Room: 310A
                                                                The success of a thriving cislunar economy depends on access to a source of water for fuel and human sustenance. This session will explore business models for extracting and utilizing water from the Moon....
                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                Moderator
                                                                Bernard Kutter
                                                                Chief Scientist and Advanced Program Manager
                                                                United Launch Alliance
                                                                Panelist
                                                                George Sowers
                                                                Professor, Space Resources
                                                                Colorado School of Mines
                                                                Panelist
                                                                Jim Keravala
                                                                Chief Executive Officer
                                                                OffWorld
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                                                                  • Room: 310C
                                                                  Administering healthcare in deep space will require new approaches and technologies. This panel will feature disruptive medical innovations that will enable geologists and engineers to take care of themselves during spaceflight....
                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                  Moderator
                                                                  Dr.   Dorit Donoviel
                                                                  Director
                                                                  Biomedical Innovations Laboratory, Center for Space Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine
                                                                  Panelist
                                                                  Doxie Davis
                                                                  Senior Director of Device Marketing
                                                                  Butterfly Network, Inc.
                                                                  Panelist
                                                                  Jory Tremblay
                                                                  Founder and CEO
                                                                  Fig Solutions, LLC
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                                                                    • Room: 320C
                                                                    In this presentation, commercial space professionals will hear how technologies from national labs across the country can transform their industry the way other industries around the world have been....
                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                    Panelist
                                                                    Roger Werne
                                                                    Deputy Director, Industrial Partnerships Office
                                                                    Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL)
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                                                                      • Room: 310B
                                                                      Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) applications are deployed in many industries. For example, NASA uses AR to improve astronaut productivity — an application that has been used extensively by industry, as well. This session will explore the latest AR/VR technology developments and how they can further benefit your... Read More
                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                      Panelist
                                                                      Christopher Palmer
                                                                      CTO
                                                                      Revision Military
                                                                      Panelist
                                                                      Fernando De La Pena Llaca
                                                                      CEO
                                                                      AEXA Aerospace LLC
                                                                      Moderator
                                                                      Marissa Rosenberg
                                                                      Senior Research Scientist in the NASA Neuroscience Laboratory
                                                                      KBRWyle
                                                                      Panelist
                                                                      Tom Englund
                                                                      President
                                                                      Tobii Pro
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