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
    • 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 Nield
    President
    Commercial Space Technologies, LLC
    Panelist
    Greg Orndorff
    Director, Government Launch Sales
    Vector
    Panelist
    Leslie Kovacs
    Vice President, 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
    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
        • 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
        Jesse Koenig
        VP Technology
        Tempo Automation
        Instructor
        Scott Killian
        Business Development Manager - Aerospace
        EOS of North America, Inc.
        Moderator
        Tim Shinbara
        Vice President - Technology
        Association for Manufacturing Technology
          • 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
          Lou Zacharilla
          Director of Development
          Space & Satellite Professionals International
          Panelist
          Meg Vootukuru
          Chief Executive Officer
          Syneren Technology Corp.
          Panelist
          Robello Samuel
          Chief Technical Advisor and Technology Fellow
          Halliburton
          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
            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

              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)
              Speaker
              Aaron Pagel
              Executive Director
              Center for Space Commerce and Finance
              Speaker
              Frank Amini
              Intellectual Property Attorney
              Winstead PC
              Speaker
              Dr.  José Morey
              Chief Medical Innovation Officer
              Liberty Biosecurity
              Speaker
              Mike Read
              Manager, International Space Station National Lab Office
              NASA Johnson Space Center
              Speaker
              Sidney Nakahodo
              Co-founder & CEO
              New York Space Alliance
              Moderator
              Stephan Reckie
              Executive Director
              GEN Space
              Speaker
              Steven Gonzalez
              Technology Transfer Strategist
              NASA Johnson Space Center
              Speaker
              Tejpaul Bhatia
              Startup Lead NY
              Google Cloud
              • 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
                Dr. Stephan Biller
                Vice President for Offering Manager
                Watson IoT
                Conference Chair
                Tim Shinbara
                Vice President - Technology
                Association for Manufacturing Technology
                • 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
                • 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
                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 Office of Space Commerce
                Department of Commerce
                • 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
                • 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
                Founder & CEO
                Bryce Space and Technology
                Panelist
                Robert Curbeam
                Vice President, Business Development Space Systems Group
                Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems
                Panelist
                Stuart Martin
                Chief Executive Officer
                Satellite Applications Catapult
                Panelist
                Sudhir Pai
                Chair / Managing Director
                Technology Collaboration Center / Schlumberger (Fmr)
                • Featured

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

                • Room: Exhibit Hall
                Sponsored by


                  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
                  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
                  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
                    • 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
                    Chief Economist, Office of the Administrator
                    NASA
                    Panelist
                    Dorothy Reimold
                    Acting Deputy Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation
                    FAA
                    Panelist
                    Kevin O'Connell
                    Director Office of Space Commerce
                    Department of Commerce
                    Panelist
                    Michael Beavin
                    Director of Commercial Space Policy
                    National Space Council, The White House
                    Sponsored by

                      • Room: 320C
                      This session will feature presentations from the following Italian companies:  ALFA MECCANICA with  "Alfa Meccanica: Know How and Technology for Space Systems manufacturing" APR with              "Propulsion Systems: new products development" AENCOM with   "Fully-integrated solutions for Aero-Engine Components, sub-assemblies and equipments" MEPIT   with "Product optimization: unconventional thinking" N.C.M. TECNOLOGY with "Components for Space Applications" DAVI - PROMAU... Read More
                      Sponsored by

                      • 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)
                      Moderator
                      Dorit Donoviel
                      Director
                      TRISH
                      Panelist
                      Dr. Buck Samuel
                      Assistant Professor, Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research
                      Baylor College of Medicine
                      Panelist
                      Dr. James Novak
                      Associate Professor of Aerospace Physiology
                      Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
                      Panelist
                      Dr. Mark Ott
                      Microbiology Laboratory
                      NASA Johnson Space Center
                      Panelist
                      Thomas Marshburn
                      Astronaut
                      National Aeronautics and Space Administration
                      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
                        Dr. Stephan Biller
                        Vice President for Offering Manager
                        Watson IoT
                        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
                          • 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
                          Lou Zacharilla
                          Director of Development
                          Space & Satellite Professionals International
                          Panelist
                          Michael Abad-Santos
                          Senior Vice President-Americas
                          LEOSAT
                          Panelist
                          Mina Mitry
                          CEO
                          Kepler Communications
                          Panelist
                          Paul Scardino
                          Senior Vice President
                          Globecomm
                          Panelist
                          Stuart Martin
                          Chief Executive Officer
                          Satellite Applications Catapult
                          Sponsored by


                            Tuesday, November 27, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

                            • Room: 320A
                            Speaker(s)
                            Instructor
                            Ben Fisher
                            Engineer Advisory
                            BWX Technologies
                            Instructor
                            Dr. Jacob Nuechterlein
                            Founder and President
                            Elementum 3D
                            Conference Chair
                            Stephen LaMarca
                            Manufacturing Technology Analyst
                            Association of Manufacturing Technology
                            • 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 BD
                              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.
                              Sponsored by

                                • Room: 320C
                                This session will feature presentations from the following Italian companies: ALTEC    AEREA   with "SHREK, a SHockless RElease Kinematic" COMPOSITE RESEARCH with "Ultralight Composite material panel for deployable and rigidizable aerospace structures. MADly Strong. Super FLEX" PROGEM with     "Dual Technology Strain Gage For On-Orbit Space Structures Health Monitoring" METASENSING with  "Advanced End-to-End Radar Systems" RADIO2SPACE with "SPIDER... Read More
                                Sponsored by

                                • Breakout Session
                                • Room: 320A
                                Speaker(s)
                                Instructor
                                Arpana Verma
                                Chief Science Officer
                                Nanomech Industries
                                Instructor
                                Fred Young
                                Chairman
                                Forest City Gear Company
                                Instructor
                                Justin Kugler
                                Vice President, Advanced Programs
                                Made In Space, Inc.
                                Instructor
                                Mark Gittleman
                                President & CEO
                                Alpha Space Test & Research Alliance
                                Conference Chair
                                Stephen LaMarca
                                Manufacturing Technology Analyst
                                Association of Manufacturing Technology
                                • 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
                                Benjamin Bastida Virgili
                                Space Debris Office
                                European Space Agency
                                Panelist
                                Daniel Oltrogge
                                Director, Center for Space Standards and Innovation
                                AGI
                                Moderator
                                David Hartshorn
                                Chief Executive Officer
                                Geeks without Frontiers
                                Panelist
                                Marshall Kaplan
                                Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder
                                Launchspace Technologies Corporation
                                  • 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
                                  Panelist
                                  Tomasz Tkaczyk PhD
                                  Associate Professor of Bioengineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University

                                    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
                                      GEN Space

                                        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
                                        Chair / Managing Director
                                        Technology Collaboration Center / Schlumberger (Fmr)
                                        • 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
                                        Panelist
                                        Joshua Ehrlich
                                        Systems Engineer
                                        Lockheed Martin Space - Advanced Programs
                                        Moderator
                                        Larry Strader
                                        General Manager
                                        GeoControl Systems, Inc.
                                        Panelist
                                        Tiphaine Louradour
                                        President, ULS Global Commercial Sales
                                        United Launch Alliance
                                        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
                                          Panelist
                                          Kimberly Minafra
                                          Software Release Authority, Tech Transfer Office
                                          NASA Ames Research Center
                                          Moderator
                                          Steven Gonzalez
                                          Technology Transfer Strategist
                                          NASA Johnson Space Center
                                            • 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
                                            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
                                              Mr.  Donald Pedersen
                                              Lunar Payload Specialist
                                              Alpha Space Test and Research Alliance, LLC
                                              Panelist
                                              Holly Rollins
                                              Principal Director
                                              Booz Allen Hamilton
                                              Panelist
                                              Lance Smith
                                              Chief Executive Officer. Cyphre Security Solutions
                                              RigNet

                                                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
                                                Chair / Managing Director
                                                Technology Collaboration Center / Schlumberger (Fmr)
                                                Instructor
                                                Trey Mebane
                                                Deependable Subsea LLC
                                                • 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
                                                    ALAN FANI
                                                    Sr Director
                                                    SpeedCast
                                                    Instructor
                                                    Hifzi Ardic
                                                    Vice President Engineering
                                                    Canrig Drilling Technologies
                                                    Instructor
                                                    Jorge Hernandez
                                                    President
                                                    Bastion Technologies
                                                    Conference Chair
                                                    Sudhir Pai
                                                    Chair / Managing Director
                                                    Technology Collaboration Center / Schlumberger (Fmr)
                                                    Instructor
                                                    Trey Mebane
                                                    Deependable Subsea LLC
                                                    • 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
                                                    Luís Serina
                                                    Portugal's Delegate to the European Space Agency
                                                    Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology
                                                    • Featured

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

                                                    • Room: Grand Ballroom A
                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                    Speaker
                                                    Anthony Murfett
                                                    Deputy Head
                                                    Australian Space Agency
                                                    • 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)
                                                    • 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
                                                    Chief Executive Officer
                                                    United Launch Alliance
                                                    • Keynote

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

                                                    • Room: 320A
                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                    Instructor
                                                    Nicolaus Radford
                                                    Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
                                                    Houston Mechatronics
                                                    Conference Chair
                                                    Sudhir Pai
                                                    Chair / Managing Director
                                                    Technology Collaboration Center / Schlumberger (Fmr)
                                                    Instructor
                                                    Todd Newell
                                                    Vice President for Technology
                                                    Oceaneering
                                                    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
                                                      Agenzia Spaziale Italiana
                                                      Panelist
                                                      Diana Giorgini
                                                      Aerospace Industry - Manager
                                                      Piemonte Agency
                                                      Panelist
                                                      Domenico Grandoni
                                                      Program Management
                                                      e-GEOS
                                                      Panelist
                                                      Raffaele Savino Ph.D.
                                                      Professor of Aerodynamics
                                                      University of Naples Federico II
                                                      Panelist
                                                      Roberto Provera
                                                      Director, New Initiatives & Customer Solutions, Exploration and Science
                                                      Thales Alenia Space
                                                      Panelist
                                                      Vincenzo Giorgio
                                                      Chief Executive Officer
                                                      ALTEC SpA
                                                      Sponsored by


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

                                                        • Room: Exhibit Hall

                                                          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)
                                                          Moderator
                                                          Dr.  David Alexander
                                                          Professor Physics and Astronomy
                                                          Rice University
                                                          Panelist
                                                          Eric Stallmer
                                                          PRESIDENT
                                                          COMMERCIAL SPACEFLIGHT FEDERATION
                                                          Panelist
                                                          George Sowers
                                                          Professor, Space Resources
                                                          Colorado School of Mines
                                                          Panelist
                                                          Pam Melroy
                                                          Director of Space Technology and Policy
                                                          Nova Systems
                                                          Panelist
                                                          Tory Bruno
                                                          Chief Executive Officer
                                                          United Launch Alliance
                                                          • Session
                                                          • Room: 320A
                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                          Instructor
                                                          Fredrick Jenet
                                                          NewSpace Capital
                                                          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
                                                          Chair / Managing Director
                                                          Technology Collaboration Center / Schlumberger (Fmr)
                                                          • 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)
                                                          Judge
                                                          Aaron Pagel
                                                          Executive Director
                                                          Center for Space Commerce and Finance
                                                          Judge
                                                          Ben Lamm
                                                          Chief Executive Officer
                                                          Hypergiant
                                                          Judge
                                                          Dr. Richard Munassi
                                                          Director
                                                          Tampa Bay WaVe
                                                          Judge
                                                          Fredrick Jenet
                                                          NewSpace Capital
                                                          Judge
                                                          Hoyt Davidson
                                                          Managing Partner
                                                          Near Earth LLC
                                                          Judge
                                                          Irena Chaushevska
                                                          Co-Founder, NewMan's BA
                                                          Next Billionaires Capital, SpaceAuroras
                                                          Judge
                                                          Dr.  José Morey
                                                          Chief Medical Innovation Officer
                                                          Liberty Biosecurity
                                                          Judge
                                                          Juliana Garaizar
                                                          Director
                                                          TMC Venture Fund Texas Medical Center
                                                          Judge
                                                          Michael Mealling
                                                          Chief Operating Officer
                                                          Starbridge Venture Capital
                                                          Judge
                                                          Robert Shaddox
                                                          Chair IP Practice
                                                          Winstead PC
                                                          Judge
                                                          Sean Casey
                                                          Co-Founder and Managing Director
                                                          Silicon Valley Space Center
                                                          Judge
                                                          Sidney Nakahodo
                                                          Co-founder & CEO
                                                          New York Space Alliance
                                                          Moderator
                                                          Stephan Reckie
                                                          Executive Director
                                                          GEN Space
                                                          Judge
                                                          Steven Gonzalez
                                                          Technology Transfer Strategist
                                                          NASA Johnson Space Center
                                                          Judge
                                                          Sunil Nagaraj
                                                          Vice President
                                                          Bessemer Venture Partners
                                                          Judge
                                                          Tejpaul Bhatia
                                                          Startup Lead NY
                                                          Google Cloud

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


                                                            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
                                                            Panelist
                                                            Joshua Ehrlich
                                                            Systems Engineer
                                                            Lockheed Martin Space - Advanced Programs
                                                            Moderator
                                                            Larry Toups
                                                            Exploration Missions Planning Office
                                                            NASA Johnson Space Center
                                                            Panelist
                                                            Mike Lewis
                                                            Chief Technology Officer
                                                            Nanoracks
                                                            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)
                                                              Panelist
                                                              Harvey Schabes
                                                              Chief. Technology Transfer Office
                                                              NASA Glenn Research Center
                                                              Panelist
                                                              Nona Cheeks
                                                              Chief, Innovative Technology Partnerships Office
                                                              NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
                                                              Moderator
                                                              Steven Gonzalez
                                                              Technology Transfer Strategist
                                                              NASA Johnson Space Center
                                                                • Room: 320A
                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                Instructor
                                                                Lance Smith
                                                                Chief Executive Officer. Cyphre Security Solutions
                                                                RigNet
                                                                Conference Chair
                                                                Sudhir Pai
                                                                Chair / Managing Director
                                                                Technology Collaboration Center / Schlumberger (Fmr)
                                                                • Workshop
                                                                • 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
                                                                  • 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
                                                                  Panelist
                                                                  Dr.  Bob Touchton
                                                                  Chief Autonomy Scientist
                                                                  Leidos
                                                                  Panelist
                                                                  Carl Walz
                                                                  Carl Walz
                                                                  Oceaneering Space Systems
                                                                  Panelist
                                                                  Nicolaus Radford
                                                                  Co-Founder and CTO
                                                                  Houston Mechatronics, Inc

                                                                    Wednesday, November 28, 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

                                                                    • Room: SpaceCom Exhibition Hall
                                                                    Sponsored by


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