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SPACECOM FULL CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Get ready for eight days of engaging content broken down into four dedicated tracks:

Enabling Commercial Space

Industry Applications of Satellite Enabled Services

Low Earth Orbit Economy

ARTEMIS: Returning to the Moon

Please note all the below times are Eastern Time.

Select Criteria: Tracks = Enabling Commercial Space

Monday, October 19, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Join us for an update on the news surrounding the commercial space industry. Beth Mund, host of the Casual Space Podcast, will kick off the day with her take on the news as well as prepare attendees for what they'll experience each day.
    Speaker(s)
    Moderator
    Beth Mund
    Casual Space Podcast Host & Keynote Speaker & SpaceCom 2020 Moderator
    Casual Space Podcast
    • Track: 
    • Daily Brief
    • Enabling Commercial Space
    • News

    Monday, October 19, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

      NASA representative provides the status of the Artemis return to the Moon program, the international partnerships involved, and the upcoming launch of Crew-1 missions to transport astronauts to the ISS. 
      Speaker(s)
      Moderator
      Christian Davenport
      Staff Writer and Author
      Washington Post
      Speaker
      Mike Gold
      Acting Associate Administrator for International and Interagency Relations
      NASA
      • Track: 
      • Enabling Commercial Space
      • Keynote/General Session
      • Keynote

      Monday, October 19, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

        The National Space Council (NSpC) User Advisory Group discusses the impact of the NSpC on the commercial space sector and plans for the future. Attendees can expect to learn the steps that the NSpC is taking to leverage the shift to outsourcing to commercial enterprises the U.S. government’s civilian and ...  Read More
        Speaker(s)
        Speaker
        Mandy Vaughn
        President
        President & CEO
        Moderator
        Michael Beavin
        Senior Policy Advisor
        NASA
        Speaker
        Tim Ellis
        Chief Executive Officer
        Relativity Space
        • Track: 
        • Enabling Commercial Space
        • Breakout Session

        Monday, October 19, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

          Satellites are being used to identify the location of the most vulnerable and overlooked populations at risk for COVID-19. This session explores how space technology will be increasingly employed to understand the spread of infectious diseases and inform research on other global health crises. 
          Speaker(s)
          Moderator
          Jess Beutler
          Program Manager
          Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
          Speaker
          Lindsay Rakers
          Associate Director
          The Carter Center
          Speaker
          Matt Hallas
          Technical Lead for the Sustainable Development Practice
          Maxar
          • Track: 
          • Enabling Commercial Space
          • Breakout Session

          Tuesday, October 20, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

            Join us for an update on the news surrounding the commercial space industry. Beth Mund, host of the Casual Space Podcast, will kick off the day with her take on the news as well as prepare attendees for what they'll experience each day.
            Speaker(s)
            Moderator
            Beth Mund
            Casual Space Podcast Host & Keynote Speaker & SpaceCom 2020 Moderator
            Casual Space Podcast
            • Track: 
            • Daily Brief
            • Enabling Commercial Space
            • Industry Applications of Satellite Enabled Service
            • News

            Tuesday, October 20, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

              Representatives from the National Space Council, and the Department of Commerce discuss how they will work together on policies and actions they need to take to enable the trillion-dollar space economy. #DOC Sponsored by 
              Speaker(s)
              Moderator
              Greg Autry
              Director
              SoCal Commercial Spaceflight Initiative
              Speaker
              Kevin O'Connell
              Director Office of Space Commerce
              Department of Commerce
              Speaker
              Scott Pace
              Executive Secretary
              National Space Council
              • Track: 
              • Enabling Commercial Space
              • Industry Applications of Satellite Enabled Service
              • Keynote/General Session
              • General Session

              Tuesday, October 20, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

                Insurance specialists will discuss their approaches to the changing nature of launch capability, frequency, reliability and reduced cost that create a big shift in how insurance markets help control risk and be cost competitive in the new era of commercial space.
                Speaker(s)
                Moderator
                Christopher Kunstadter
                Global Head of Space
                AXA XL
                Speaker
                Jeffrey Poliseno
                Chief Executive Officer
                International Space Brokers
                Speaker
                Nishant Choksi
                Managing Director
                Ares Advisors LLC
                • Track: 
                • Enabling Commercial Space
                • Breakout Session

                Tuesday, October 20, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

                  The panel discusses the successes and lessons learned from public and private funding strategies run by NASA and the Department of Defense to support the commercial space industry. The panelists will suggest financing models that could be refined to further enable the one trillion dollar space economy.   #NASA
                  Speaker(s)
                  Speaker
                  Dr. Daniel Rasky
                  Chief, Space Portal Office
                  NASA Ames Research Center
                  Moderator
                  Hoyt Davidson
                  Managing Partner
                  Near Earth LLC
                  Speaker
                  John-Paul Menez
                  Vice President, Middle Market & Specialized Industries Group
                  JPMorgan Chase
                  Speaker
                  Steven "Bucky" Butow
                  Director, Space Portfolio
                  Defense Innovation Unit
                  • Track: 
                  • Enabling Commercial Space
                  • Breakout Session

                  Wednesday, October 21, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

                    Join us for an update on the news surrounding the commercial space industry. Beth Mund, host of the Casual Space Podcast, will kick off the day with her take on the news as well as prepare attendees for what they'll experience each day.
                    Speaker(s)
                    Moderator
                    Beth Mund
                    Casual Space Podcast Host & Keynote Speaker & SpaceCom 2020 Moderator
                    Casual Space Podcast
                    • Track: 
                    • Daily Brief
                    • Enabling Commercial Space
                    • Industry Applications of Satellite Enabled Service
                    • News

                    Wednesday, October 21, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

                      This panel of senior executives from Lockheed Martin, the Department of Energy, and other key government agencies reviews the government’s use of commercial innovators to achieve their goals. #DOE
                      Speaker(s)
                      Moderator
                      Carissa Christensen
                      Founder & CEO
                      Bryce Space and Technology
                      Speaker
                      Conner Prochaska
                      Chief Commercialization Officer
                      Department of Energy
                      Speaker
                      Joe Landon
                      Vice President, Advanced Programs Development  for Commercial Civil Space
                      Lockheed Martin
                      • Track: 
                      • Enabling Commercial Space
                      • Industry Applications of Satellite Enabled Service
                      • Keynote/General Session
                      • General Session

                      Wednesday, October 21, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

                        The level of debris and our ability to monitor it in LEO has become a crisis. This panel focuses on the strategies to best achieve space safety, security, and sustainability which will include making space more transparent and predictable. Further steps include making space actors accountable for their behaviors.   #DOC
                        Speaker(s)
                        Speaker
                        Dr.  Diane Howard
                        Chief Counsel for Space Commerce
                        Department of Commerce
                        Speaker
                        Dr.  Holger Krag
                        Head of the Space Safety Programme Office
                        European Space Agency
                        Moderator
                        Moriba Jah
                        Astrodynamicist and Space Environmentalist
                        University of Texas at Austin
                        • Track: 
                        • Enabling Commercial Space
                        • Breakout Session

                        Wednesday, October 21, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

                          The creation of the U.S. Space Force is recognition of the increasing role that space will play in national security. This session explores this development and the increased efforts by the DOD to leverage private sector innovation to meet their crucial space operations. 
                          Speaker(s)
                          Speaker
                          Lars Hoffman
                          Senior Vice President of Global Launch Services
                          Rocket Lab
                          Speaker
                          Quentin Donnellan
                          Director of Engineering
                          Hypergiant Galactic Systems
                          Speaker
                          Robert Lightfoot
                          Vice President, Strategy & Business Development 
                          Lockheed Martin
                          Moderator
                          Steven Kwast (RET)
                          Lt. General
                          USAF
                          • Track: 
                          • Enabling Commercial Space
                          • Breakout Session
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