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
Dr.  Art Papier, MD
Chief Executive Officer
VisualDx
Panelist
Jeanette Little
Capability Area Manage, Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center
U.S. Army
Moderator
Dr.  Jeffrey Davis
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Exploring 4 Solutions, LLC
Panelist
Dr.  Kris Lehnhardt
Element Scientist, Exploration Medical Capability
NASA Human Research Program
Panelist
Dr.  Sarma Velamuri MD
CEO/Founder
Luminare
Panelist
Sharmila Anandasabapathy, MD MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Baylor Global Health
Relevant to these sectors:
    • 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
    Dr. George C. Nield
    President
    Commercial Space Technologies, LLC
    Panelist
    Greg Orndorff
    Director, Government Launch Sales
    Vector
    Panelist
    Les Kovacs
    Vice President of Business Development
    Firefly Aerospace
    Conference Chair
    Peter McGrath II
    Global Sales & Marketing Director Space Exploration
    The Boeing Company
    Panelist
    Stephen Eisele
    Vice President-Business
    Virgin Orbit
    Relevant to these sectors:
    Sponsored by

      • 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
      Allyson Callaway
      Supervisor of Nuclear Analysis
      NuScale Power
      Moderator
      Dr.  Dionne Hernandez-Lugo
      Kilopower Project Manager
      NASA Glenn Research Center
      Panelist
      Steve Rhyne
      CEO & Founder
      NuGen, LLC
      Panelist
      Vanessa Clark
      Co-Founder and CEO/CTO
      Atomos Nuclear
      Relevant to these sectors:
        • 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)
        Instructor
        Scott Killian
        Business Development Manager - Aerospace
        EOS of North America, Inc.
        Moderator
        Tim Shinbara
        Vice President - Technology
        Association for Manufacturing Technology
        Relevant to these sectors:
          • 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, Sales
          SpaceKnow, Inc.
          Panelist
          Dan Katz
          Co-Founder
          Orbital Sidekick
          Panelist
          Kedar Kulkarni
          Chief Executive Officer
          HyperVerge Inc.
          Moderator
          Louis Zacharilla
          Director of Innovation
          Space & Satellite Professionals International
          Panelist
          Meg Vootukuru
          Chief Executive Officer
          Syneren Technology Corp.
          Panelist
          Robello Samuel
          Chief Technical Advisor and Technology Fellow
          Halliburton
          Relevant to these sectors:
          Sponsored by

            • 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)
            Moderator
            Bob Prochnow
            Executive Director
            Technology Collaboration Center of Houston
            Panelist
            Dr.  Jocelyn Dunn
            Research Scientist
            KBRwyle
            Panelist
            Joseph Lazukin
            Founder
            SpaceUnbound
            Panelist
            Justin Bautista
            Electrical Engineer
            NASA Johnson Space Center
            Panelist
            Kristen Todd
            Business Development Specialist
            Aexa Aerospace, LLC
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              Tuesday, November 27, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

              • Room: 330A
              Day 1 workshop and presentation of $100,000 Entrepreneur Challenge semi-finalists. A separate registration is required. Regular SpaceCom attendees may attend space permitting. ...
              Speaker(s)
              Moderator
              Stephan Reckie
              Executive Director
              Global Entrepreneurship Network - Space
              Relevant to these sectors:
              • Workshop

              Tuesday, November 27, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

              • Room: Grand Ballroom Foyer
              Sponsored by

              • Break

              Tuesday, November 27, 10:00 AM - 10:10 AM

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

                Tuesday, November 27, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                • Room: 320A
                Speaker(s)
                Instructor
                Stephen LaMarca
                Manufacturing Technology Analyst
                Association of Manufacturing Technology
                Relevant to these sectors:
                • Workshop

                Tuesday, November 27, 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM

                • Room: Grand Ballroom A
                Speaker(s)
                Keynote
                George T. Whitesides
                Chief Executive Officer
                Virgin Galactic & The Spaceship Company
                Relevant to these sectors:
                • Keynote

                Tuesday, November 27, 10:35 AM - 10:55 AM

                • Room: Grand Ballroom A
                Speaker(s)
                Keynote
                Mauro Piermaria
                Head of Equities & Governance Affairs
                Italian Space Agency
                Relevant to these sectors:
                Sponsored by

                • Keynote

                Tuesday, November 27, 10:55 AM - 11:05 AM

                • Room: Grand Ballroom A
                For this talk, Kevin O'Connell will discuss the critical elements that will need to be in place in order to achieve the incredible space economy envisioned by many investment firms, space advocates, analysts, and other actors.  ...
                Speaker(s)
                Speaker
                Kevin O'Connell
                Director of the Office of Space Commerce
                U.S. Department of Commerce
                Relevant to these sectors:
                • Featured

                Tuesday, November 27, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                • Room: 320A
                Speaker(s)
                Instructor
                Scott Killian
                Business Development Manager - Aerospace
                EOS of North America, Inc.
                Conference Chair
                Tim Shinbara
                Vice President - Technology
                Association for Manufacturing Technology
                Relevant to these sectors:
                • Workshop

                Tuesday, November 27, 11:05 AM - 12:00 PM

                • Room: Grand Ballroom A
                This session brings together thought leaders to identify the key benchmarks who will demonstrate how a LEO marketplace is being created, and how industries of all kinds can benefit from that development....
                Speaker(s)
                Panelist
                Bradley Schneider
                Business Development and Launch Services
                Rocket Lab USA
                Moderator
                Carissa Christensen
                Chief Executive Officer
                Bryce Space and Technology
                Panelist
                Robert Curbeam
                Vice President, Business Development Space Systems Group
                Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems
                Panelist
                Stuart Martin
                CEO & Executive Director
                Satellite Applications Catapult
                Panelist
                Sudhir Pai
                Managing Director
                Schlumberger
                Relevant to these sectors:
                • Featured

                Tuesday, November 27, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


                Tuesday, November 27, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

                • Room: NASA Theater in the Exhibit Hall
                A panel of NASA Chiefs will come together to discuss issues impacting the agency and the commercial space industry in light of recent policy directives from the White House and Congress, and under the leadership of a NASA Administrator. This candid discussion will provide insight on mission direction and operational... Read More
                Speaker(s)
                Moderator
                Dr.  Douglas Terrier
                Acting Chief Technologist
                National Aeronautics and Space Administration
                Panelist
                Dr.  James D. Polk
                Chief Health and Medical Officer
                National Aeronautics and Space Administration
                Panelist
                Jeff DeWit
                Chief Financial Officer
                National Aeronautics and Space Administration
                Panelist
                Sumara Thompson-King
                Chief Legal Officer
                National Aeronautics and Space Administration
                Relevant to these sectors:
                Sponsored by


                  Tuesday, November 27, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

                  • Room: 320A
                  Speaker(s)
                  Instructor
                  Brady Walther
                  Chief Engineer & Director of Programs
                  Computational Software & Analysis
                  Instructor
                  Josh Langsfeld, Ph.D.
                  Research Engineer, Manufacturing and Robotics Technologies
                  Southwest Research Institute
                  Conference Chair
                  Stephen LaMarca
                  Manufacturing Technology Analyst
                  Association of Manufacturing Technology
                  Relevant to these sectors:
                  • Workshop

                  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.  Alexander MacDonald
                  Senior Economic Advisor, Office of the Administrator
                  NASA
                  Panelist
                  Kevin O'Connell
                  Director of the Office of Space Commerce
                  U.S. Department of Commerce
                  Panelist
                  Michael Beavin
                  Director of Commercial Space Policy
                  National Space Council, The White House
                  Relevant to these sectors:
                  Sponsored by

                    • Room: 320C
                    This session will feature presentations from the following Italian companies: ALFA MECCANICA APR LICAT LMA  MEPIT N.C.M. TECNOLOGY  PROGEM DAVI - Promau ...
                    Relevant to these sectors:
                    • Breakout Session
                    • 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)
                    Panelist
                    Dr. James Novak
                    Associate Professor of Aerospace Physiology
                    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
                    Panelist
                    Dr. Mark Ott
                    Microbiology Laboratory
                    NASA Johnson Space Center
                    Relevant to these sectors:
                    Sponsored by

                      • 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)
                      Panelist
                      H. Brent Baker Sr., Maj Gen (USAF, Retired)
                      Vice President, Worldwide Federal Aerospace and Defense
                      PTC
                      Moderator
                      James McClellan
                      Technology Infusion Chief - Technology Data & Innovation Division
                      NASA
                      Panelist
                      Kent Cunningham
                      CTO, Federal Civilian Government
                      Microsoft
                      Panelist
                      Stephan Biller
                      Vice President for Offering Manager
                      Watson IoT
                      Relevant to these sectors:
                        • 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 Innovation
                        Space & Satellite Professionals International
                        Panelist
                        Michael Abad-Santos
                        Senior Vice President-Americas
                        LEOSAT
                        Panelist
                        Mina Mitry
                        Chief Executive Officer
                        Kepler
                        Panelist
                        Paul Scardino
                        Senior Vice President
                        Globecomm
                        Panelist
                        Stuart Martin
                        CEO & Executive Director
                        Satellite Applications Catapult
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                          Tuesday, November 27, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

                          • Room: 320A
                          Speaker(s)
                          Panelist
                          Dr. Jacob Nuechterlein
                          Founder and President
                          Elementum 3D
                          Instructor
                          Jonathan Witter
                          Chief Engineer, Advance Technology Programs
                          BWXT
                          Instructor
                          Stephen LaMarca
                          Manufacturing Technology Analyst
                          Association of Manufacturing Technology
                          Relevant to these sectors:
                          • Workshop

                          Tuesday, November 27, 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

                          • Room: SpaceCom Exhibition Hall
                          Sponsored by


                            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
                            Panelist
                            Negar Feher
                            VP of Product and Business Development
                            Momentus
                            Panelist
                            Sandra Perry
                            Owner
                            Perry Remote Sensing LLC
                            Panelist
                            Scott Copeland
                            Sr. Manager for Research Integration, Specialty, and Systems Engineering
                            The Boeing Company
                            Panelist
                            Stephen Navran
                            Chief Scientific Officer
                            Synthecon Inc.
                            Panelist
                            Tom George
                            CEO
                            SaraniaSat Inc.
                            Relevant to these sectors:
                            Sponsored by

                              • Room: 320C
                              This session will feature presentations by the following Italian companies: ALTEC  AEREA  COMPOSITE RESEARCH RADIO2SPACE METASENSING SABELT TAITUS SOFTWARE  ...
                              Relevant to these sectors:
                              • Breakout Session
                              • Room: 320A
                              Speaker(s)
                              Instructor
                              Mark Gittleman
                              President and CEO
                              Alpha Space
                              Conference Chair
                              Tim Shinbara
                              Vice President - Technology
                              Association for Manufacturing Technology
                              Relevant to these sectors:
                              • Workshop
                              • 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)
                              Panelist
                              Daniel Oltrogge
                              Director, Center for Space Standards and Innovation
                              AGI
                              Moderator
                              David Hartshorn
                              Chief Executive Officer
                              Geeks without Frontiers
                              Panelist
                              Dr.  Holger Krag
                              Head of the Space Debris Office
                              European Space Agency
                              Panelist
                              Marshall Kaplan
                              Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder
                              Launchspace Technologies Corporation
                              Relevant to these sectors:
                                • 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)
                                Panelist
                                Dr.  Ashot Sargsyan
                                International Medical Liaison and Physician Scientist
                                KBRwyle
                                Moderator
                                Dr.  Jeffrey Davis
                                Founder and Chief Executive Officer
                                Exploring 4 Solutions, LLC
                                Moderator
                                Michael Fordis, MD
                                Director, Center for Collaborative & Interactive Technologies
                                Baylor College of Medicine
                                Panelist
                                Dr.  Peter Lee MD, PhD
                                Assistant Professor of Surgery - Division of Cardiac Surgery
                                The Ohio State University - Wexner Medical Center
                                Panelist
                                Dr.  Sarvari Venkata Yellapragada MD
                                Practical applications of Telemedicine
                                Hematology & Oncology care at the Michael E Debakey VA Medical Center
                                Relevant to these sectors:

                                  Tuesday, November 27, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

                                  • Room: Exhibit Hall

                                    Wednesday, November 28, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                    • Room: 330A
                                    Day 2 workshop and mentoring activiites. A seperate registration is required. Regular SpaceCom attendees may attend space permitting. ...
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    Moderator
                                    Stephan Reckie
                                    Executive Director
                                    Global Entrepreneurship Network - Space
                                    Relevant to these sectors:

                                      Wednesday, November 28, 8:30 AM - 8:40 AM

                                      • Room: 320A
                                      The Smart Energy Conference opening remarks will set the tone and expectation for the content filled full day of workshops that will examine range of topics of interest to the Oil & Gas sector of the Energy Industry. Participants will hear from leading experts in their fields and then have an opportunity to discuss... Read More
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Conference Chair
                                      Sudhir Pai
                                      Managing Director
                                      Schlumberger
                                      Relevant to these sectors:
                                      • Session

                                      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
                                      Vice President, Government Sales & Strategy
                                      Blue Origin, LLC
                                      Moderator
                                      Larry Strader
                                      General Manager
                                      GeoControl Systems, Inc.
                                      Panelist
                                      Michael Holguin
                                      Program Manager
                                      United Launch Alliance
                                      Relevant to these sectors:
                                      Sponsored by

                                        • 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
                                        Charlene Gilbert
                                        Technology Transfer Office Chief
                                        NASA Johnson Space Center
                                        Moderator
                                        Dan Lockney
                                        Technology Transfer Program Executive
                                        NASA
                                        Panelist
                                        Kimberly Minafra
                                        Software Release Authority, Tech Transfer Office
                                        NASA Ames Research Center
                                        Relevant to these sectors:
                                          • 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
                                          Dr.  Bob Touchton
                                          Chief Autonomy Scientist
                                          Leidos
                                          Panelist
                                          Kedar Kulkarni
                                          Chief Executive Officer
                                          HyperVerge Inc.
                                          Panelist
                                          Meg Vootukuru
                                          Chief Executive Officer
                                          Syneren Technology Corp.
                                          Moderator
                                          Robello Samuel
                                          Chief Technical Advisor and Technology Fellow
                                          Halliburton
                                          Panelist
                                          Robin Macmillan
                                          Senior Vice President
                                          National Oilwell Varco
                                          Relevant to these sectors:
                                          Sponsored by

                                            • 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
                                            Panelist
                                            Lance Smith
                                            Chief Executive Officer. Cyphre Security Solutions
                                            RigNet
                                            Relevant to these sectors:

                                              Wednesday, November 28, 8:40 AM - 9:30 AM

                                              • Room: 320A
                                              Speaker(s)
                                              Instructor
                                              James Franks
                                              Director
                                              Pioneer Natural Resources
                                              Instructor
                                              José Gutierrez Ph.D.
                                              Director of Technology and Innovation
                                              Transocean
                                              Conference Chair
                                              Sudhir Pai
                                              Managing Director
                                              Schlumberger
                                              Instructor
                                              Trey Mebane
                                              Deependable Subsea LLC
                                              Relevant to these sectors:
                                              • Workshop

                                              Wednesday, November 28, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

                                              • Room: Ballroom Pre-Function Space

                                                Wednesday, November 28, 10:00 AM - 10:05 AM

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

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

                                                  • Room: 320A
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Instructor
                                                  Hifzi Ardic
                                                  Vice President Engineering
                                                  Canrig Drilling Technologies
                                                  Instructor
                                                  Jorge Hernandez
                                                  President
                                                  Bastion Technologies
                                                  Instructor
                                                  Keith Johnson
                                                  Chief Operating Officer
                                                  Speedcast
                                                  Conference Chair
                                                  Sudhir Pai
                                                  Managing Director
                                                  Schlumberger
                                                  Instructor
                                                  Trey Mebane
                                                  Deependable Subsea LLC
                                                  Relevant to these sectors:
                                                  • Workshop

                                                  Wednesday, November 28, 10:05 AM - 10:10 AM

                                                  • Room: Grand Ballroom A
                                                  Minister Heitor will address the audience about an initiative by the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT) and the Mission Structure of the Azores for Space (EMA-Space) to qualified entities worldwide to express their interest to collaborate with Portuguese enterprises and research laboratories to design, install, and operate a spaceport... Read More
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Keynote
                                                  Manuel Heitor
                                                  Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education
                                                  Portugal
                                                  Relevant to these sectors:
                                                  • Featured

                                                  Wednesday, November 28, 10:10 AM - 10:15 AM

                                                  • Room: Grand Ballroom A
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Anthony Murfett
                                                  Deputy Head
                                                  Australian Space Agency
                                                  Relevant to these sectors:
                                                  • General Session

                                                  Wednesday, November 28, 10:20 AM - 10:50 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)
                                                  Relevant to these sectors:
                                                  • Keynote

                                                  Wednesday, November 28, 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM

                                                  • Room: Grand Ballroom A
                                                  United Launch Alliance is the nation’s most experienced space launch company with 131 consecutive launches and a 100 percent mission success rate. From plans to fly American astronauts on our Atlas V launch vehicle, to the development of ULA’s next-generation launch vehicle Vulcan Centaur, we look to harness the potential of... Read More
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Keynote
                                                  Tory Bruno
                                                  President and Chief Executive Officer
                                                  United Launch Alliance
                                                  Relevant to these sectors:
                                                  • Keynote

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

                                                  • Room: 320A
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Instructor
                                                  Carl Walz
                                                  Director Business Development
                                                  Oceaneering International, Inc.
                                                  Instructor
                                                  Nicolaus Radford
                                                  Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
                                                  Houston Mechatronics
                                                  Conference Chair
                                                  Sudhir Pai
                                                  Managing Director
                                                  Schlumberger
                                                  Relevant to these sectors:
                                                  Sponsored by


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

                                                    • Room: Grand Ballroom A
                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                    Panelist
                                                    Angelo Vallerani
                                                    President
                                                    Lombardia Aerospace Cluster
                                                    Moderator
                                                    Anilkumar Dave
                                                    Head of Innovation and Transfer of Technologies Unit
                                                    ASI – Italian Space Agency
                                                    Panelist
                                                    Diana Giorgini
                                                    Aerospace Industry - Manager
                                                    Piemonte Agency
                                                    Panelist
                                                    Massimo Comparini
                                                    AIAD / Chairman SPIN-It (Italian Space Technological Platform)
                                                    Chairman of the Board, Earthlab Luxembourg & CEO, e-GEOS
                                                    Panelist
                                                    Roberto Provera
                                                    Director of New Initiatives and Customer Solutions Development
                                                    Thales Alenia Space
                                                    Panelist
                                                    Vincenzo Giorgio
                                                    Chief Executive Officer
                                                    ALTEC SpA
                                                    Relevant to these sectors:
                                                    Sponsored by


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


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

                                                      • Room: 310C
                                                      The National Space Council, chaired by Vice President Mike Pence, advises the President on space policy.  The NSpC was re-established in 2017 and since then the President has signed several major space policy directives. In this special session, attendees will have an opportunity to express their views and ask questions... Read More
                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                      Panelist
                                                      David Alexander
                                                      Director
                                                      Rice Space Institute
                                                      Panelist
                                                      Eric Stallmer
                                                      President
                                                      Commercial Spaceflight Federation
                                                      Panelist
                                                      George Sowers
                                                      Professor, Space Resources
                                                      Colorado School of Mines
                                                      Panelist
                                                      Michael Beavin
                                                      Director of Commercial Space Policy
                                                      National Space Council, The White House
                                                      Panelist
                                                      Tory Bruno
                                                      President and Chief Executive Officer
                                                      United Launch Alliance
                                                      Relevant to these sectors:
                                                      • Session
                                                      • Room: 320A
                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                      Instructor
                                                      Michel Masson
                                                      Founder and CTO
                                                      Franatech GmbH
                                                      Instructor
                                                      Sheldon Drobot
                                                      Principal, Noble Causes, Environmental Solutions
                                                      Space and Intelligence Systems / Harris Corporation
                                                      Conference Chair
                                                      Sudhir Pai
                                                      Managing Director
                                                      Schlumberger
                                                      Relevant to these sectors:
                                                      • Workshop
                                                      • 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
                                                      Relevant to these sectors:

                                                        Wednesday, November 28, 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM


                                                        Wednesday, November 28, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

                                                        • Room: 320A
                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                        Instructor
                                                        Lance Smith
                                                        Chief Executive Officer. Cyphre Security Solutions
                                                        RigNet
                                                        Conference Chair
                                                        Sudhir Pai
                                                        Managing Director
                                                        Schlumberger
                                                        Relevant to these sectors:
                                                        • Workshop

                                                        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
                                                        Bob Richards
                                                        Vice President, Business Development
                                                        Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems
                                                        Panelist
                                                        Frank Bunger
                                                        CEO & Founder
                                                        Orion Span
                                                        Moderator
                                                        Larry Toups
                                                        Exploration Missions Planning Office
                                                        NASA Johnson Space Center
                                                        Panelist
                                                        Mike Lewis
                                                        Chief Technology Officer
                                                        Nanoracks
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                                                        Sponsored by

                                                          • 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
                                                          Chief. Technology Transfer Office
                                                          NASA Glenn 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)
                                                            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)
                                                              Moderator
                                                              Bob Prochnow
                                                              Executive Director
                                                              Technology Collaboration Center of Houston
                                                              Panelist
                                                              Dr.  Bob Touchton
                                                              Chief Autonomy Scientist
                                                              Leidos
                                                              Panelist
                                                              Carl Walz
                                                              Director Business Development
                                                              Oceaneering International, Inc.
                                                              Panelist
                                                              Nicolaus Radford
                                                              Co-Founder and CTO
                                                              Houston Mechatronics, Inc
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                                                                Wednesday, November 28, 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

                                                                • Room: SpaceCom Exhibition Hall
                                                                Sponsored by


                                                                  Wednesday, November 28, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                                                                  • Room: 320A
                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                  Conference Chair
                                                                  Sudhir Pai
                                                                  Managing Director
                                                                  Schlumberger
                                                                  Instructor
                                                                  Tim Westhoven
                                                                  Technology Scouting and Venturing Advisor
                                                                  ExxonMobil
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                                                                  • Workshop

                                                                  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)
                                                                  Panelist
                                                                  Barry Finger
                                                                  Chief Engineer
                                                                  Paragon Space Development Corp.
                                                                  Panelist
                                                                  Dr. Guangdong Zhu
                                                                  Senior Researcher
                                                                  Concentrating Solar Power program, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
                                                                  Moderator
                                                                  George Sowers
                                                                  Professor, Space Resources
                                                                  Colorado School of Mines
                                                                  Panelist
                                                                  Joshua Ehrlich
                                                                  Systems Engineer
                                                                  Lockheed Martin Space - Advanced Programs
                                                                  Panelist
                                                                  Phillip Morrison
                                                                  Sr. Systems Engineer
                                                                  Honeybee Robotics
                                                                  Relevant to these sectors:
                                                                    • 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
                                                                    Dorit Donoviel
                                                                    Director
                                                                    TRISH
                                                                    Panelist
                                                                    Dr. John Martin, MD
                                                                    Chief Medical Officer
                                                                    Butterfly Network
                                                                    Panelist
                                                                    Jory Tremblay
                                                                    Babylon Health
                                                                    Managing Director for Growth in the US
                                                                    Relevant to these sectors:
                                                                      • 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
                                                                      Jon Chavez
                                                                      Manager, National Security Partnerships and Business Development
                                                                      Sandia National Laboratories
                                                                      Panelist
                                                                      Michael Erickson
                                                                      Business Development Executive Team Leader, The Richard P. Feynman Center for Innovation
                                                                      Los Alamos National Laboratory
                                                                      Panelist
                                                                      Roger Werne, PhD
                                                                      Deputy Director, Industrial Partnerships Office
                                                                      Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL)
                                                                      Moderator
                                                                      Steven Gonzalez
                                                                      Technology Transfer Strategist
                                                                      NASA Johnson Space Center
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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
                                                                        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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