All sessions are listed in Eastern Standard Time

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.

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

        NASA is planning to migrate its Near Earth Network (NEN) and Space Network (SN) C&N services to commercially provided capabilities over the 2020s and beyond. In working toward this national objective, NASA is engaging with the space communications community to address the challenges to achieving interoperability, including standards, technology, techniques, ...  Read More
        Speaker(s)
        Moderator
        Badri Younes
        Deputy Associate Administrator and Program Manager for Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN)
        NASA
        Speaker
        Gregory Heckler
        Engineering Manager
        NASA SCaN
        Speaker
        Jason Mitchell
        Director of SCaN's Advanced Communication and Navigation Technology (ACNT) Division
        NASA
        Speaker
        Philip Baldwin
        Operations Manager, Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) Program
        NASA
        • Track: 
        • Sponsored Education
        • Breakout Session
          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
              Facing tomorrows challenges today  Sponsored by
              Speaker(s)
              Speaker
              Maj. Gen.  DeAnna Burt
              Director of Operations and Communications, Headquarters United States Space Force
              U.S. Air Force
              Moderator
              Michael Madrid
              Executive Director
              Defense Entrepreneurs Forum (DEF)
              Speaker
              Molly Cain
              Founder
              GovCity
              Speaker
              Russ Long
              Founder and CEO
              Long Capture
              • Track: 
              • Sponsored Education
              • Breakout Session

              Monday, October 19, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                Space Explorers: The ISS Experience, produced by EMMY® Award-winning Felix & Paul Studios in collaboration with TIME Studios, is the largest media project ever filmed in Space. Join Stéphane Rituit (Co-Founder and CEO) and Paul Raphaël (Co-founder and Creative Director) of Felix & Paul Studios, as they discuss the studio’s ...  Read More
                Speaker(s)
                Moderator
                Beth Mund
                Casual Space Podcast Host & Keynote Speaker & SpaceCom 2020 Moderator
                Casual Space Podcast
                Speaker
                Paul Raphaël
                Co-founder and Creative Director
                Felix & Paul Studios
                Speaker
                Stéphane Rituit
                Co-founder and CEO
                Felix & Paul Studios
                • Track: 
                • Special Event
                • Special Event

                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

                      Shipping and facility security utilize satellites to track assets worldwide. This session explores how business is improving margins by using these technologies and which industries are leading and benefiting the most. 
                      Speaker(s)
                      Speaker
                      Barry Conlon
                      CEO and Founder
                      Overhaul
                      Moderator
                      Dan Carroll
                      Cybersecurity Practice Mgr
                      Dell, US Federal
                      Speaker
                      Dan Katz
                      Chief Executive Officer
                      Orbital Sidekick
                      Speaker
                      Robert Rainhart
                      Chief Operating Officer
                      HawkEye 360, Inc.
                      • Track: 
                      • Industry Applications of Satellite Enabled Service
                      • Breakout Session
                        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

                          We are restoring the balance of Earth and satellites are the essential tool. It is satellite data that will give governments and industry the ability to monitor and reduce the carbon footprint in far more serious ways. In this session we present a dialogue with companies that operate and use satellite data ...  Read More
                          Speaker(s)
                          Moderator
                          Lou Zacharilla
                          Director of Innovation
                          Space & Satellite Professionals International
                          Speaker
                          Sebastien Biraud
                          Staff Scientist, Climate Sciences Department Head
                          Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
                          Speaker
                          Steve Hamburg
                          Chief Scientist
                          Environmental Defense Fund
                          Speaker
                          Yotam Ariel
                          CEO
                          Bluefield Technologies
                          • Track: 
                          • Industry Applications of Satellite Enabled Service
                          • Breakout Session
                            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

                            Tuesday, October 20, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                              Bring the family for an astronaut-style work out with Celebrity Trainer, Crystal Wall. Join for a sweat-filled hour of high energy hip hop music and astronaut inspired dance and bodyweight workout. Crystal recommends bringing a yoga mat, water bottle, work out clothes, and sneakers. No weights required.
                              Speaker(s)
                              Trainer
                              Crystal Wall
                              Owner and Creator
                              Crystal Wall Fitness
                              • Track: 
                              • Special Event
                              • Special Event

                              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
                                      The range of emergency monitoring and response applications for space-based assets are becoming an indispensable tool to mitigate the effects of such things as pandemics, hurricanes, mass fires and refugee crises. This session delves into new ways these capabilities can be applied here on Earth. 
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Speaker
                                      Dr.  Neil Jacobs
                                      Acting NOAA Administrator
                                      NOAA
                                      Speaker
                                      Dr.  Orla Dermody
                                      Director of Product
                                      Maxar
                                      Moderator
                                      Steve Young
                                      Vice President, Business Development and Sales
                                      ICEYE
                                      • Track: 
                                      • Industry Applications of Satellite Enabled Service
                                      • Breakout Session

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

                                        When assets are spread across the globe all industries are increasingly turning to satellite applications for monitoring and maintenance. From pipelines to agribusiness to fisheries, satellite imagery and analytics provide the abilities that were previously very difficult or impossible to achieve. This session showcases how agribusiness and oil & gas ...  Read More
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Adam Maher
                                        Chief Executive Officer & Founder
                                        Ursa Space Systems, Inc
                                        Speaker
                                        Ariel Zajdband
                                        Product SME, Agriculture
                                        Planet
                                        Moderator
                                        David Hartshorn
                                        Chief Executive Officer
                                        Geeks Without Frontiers
                                        • Track: 
                                        • Industry Applications of Satellite Enabled Service
                                        • Breakout Session
                                          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

                                          Wednesday, October 21, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                                            Calling all parents! Bring your children for a special reading of the comic Ella the Engineer and the Burping Caper, brought to you by Deloitte Consulting LLP. Join Nishita Henry, Chief Innovation Office at Deloitte Consulting LLP, and Anthony Onesto, Creator of Ella the Engineer, and STEM students for an interactive ...  Read More
                                            Speaker(s)
                                            Speaker
                                            Anthony Onesto
                                            Creator
                                            Ella the Engineer
                                            Speaker
                                            Bailey Newman
                                            Student
                                            Speaker
                                            Catherine Suruy Monte
                                            Student
                                            Student
                                            Hadley Jane Starankovic
                                            Student
                                            Speaker
                                            Nishita Henry
                                            Chief Innovation Officer
                                            Deloitte Consulting LLP’s
                                            Speaker
                                            Tyler Cleveland
                                            Student
                                            • Track: 
                                            • Special Event
                                            • Special Event

                                            Thursday, October 22, 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
                                              • Industry Applications of Satellite Enabled Service
                                              • News

                                              Thursday, October 22, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

                                                This general session features how Amazon Web Services helps terrestrial industries take advantage of space enabled services already in place at competitive pricing. #NASA
                                                Speaker(s)
                                                Speaker
                                                Clint Crosier
                                                Aerospace and Satellite Solutions
                                                Amazon Web Services
                                                Moderator
                                                Douglas Terrier
                                                Chief Technology Officer
                                                NASA
                                                • Track: 
                                                • Industry Applications of Satellite Enabled Service
                                                • Keynote/General Session
                                                • Keynote

                                                Thursday, October 22, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

                                                  A fast-paced, live action guide through the Department of Energy's premier online platform for connecting and partnering with its world-class National Lab system.  #DOE Sponsored by 
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Bridget Dunn
                                                  Department of Energy
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Laura Burke
                                                  Product Strategist
                                                  Department of Energy
                                                  Moderator
                                                  Peebles Squire
                                                  Communications Lead, Office of Technology Transitions
                                                  Department of Energy
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Robert Bectel
                                                  Program Manager, Office of Technology Transitions
                                                  Department of Energy
                                                  • Track: 
                                                  • Sponsored Education
                                                  • Breakout Session
                                                    There is a tsunami of data coming from earth observation capabilities today. Companies that are applying data analytics and finding the “needle in the haystack” are creating gold mine opportunities for themselves and their customers. This panel explores what are these latest 'killer apps' and which companies are leading the ...  Read More
                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                    Moderator
                                                    Chris Quilty
                                                    President
                                                    Quilty Analytics LLC
                                                    Speaker
                                                    Daniel Pilone
                                                    Chief Executive Officer
                                                    Element 84, Inc.
                                                    Panelist
                                                    Gabe Dominocielo
                                                    Co-Founder
                                                    Umbra Lab, Inc.
                                                    Speaker
                                                    John Serafini
                                                    Chief Executive Officer
                                                    HawkEye 360
                                                    • Track: 
                                                    • Industry Applications of Satellite Enabled Service
                                                    • Breakout Session

                                                    Thursday, October 22, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

                                                      Supercluster presents a special in-depth look at their new app release, featuring The Astronaut Database. We created the most complete, easy-to-navigate library of every person, animal, and robot that has ever flown in space. We'll show you how it works, and how you can try it yourself online or via the ...  Read More
                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                      Speaker
                                                      Jamie Carreiro
                                                      Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer
                                                      Supercluster
                                                      Speaker
                                                      Robin Seemangal
                                                      Chief of Content
                                                      Supercluster
                                                      • Track: 
                                                      • Sponsored Education
                                                      • Breakout Session

                                                      Thursday, October 22, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                                                        Join us for a live performance by Dalton to close out week 1 of SpaceCom on a high note. Network with other SpaceCom fans while enjoying Dalton’s eclectic indie beats. Dalton is the solo-project of indie musician Nate Harar who writes and produces each track himself. Yahoo! Voices exclaimed that “Dalton has ...  Read More
                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                        Musician
                                                        Nate Harar
                                                        Musician
                                                        Dalton
                                                        • Track: 
                                                        • Special Event
                                                        • Special Event

                                                        Monday, October 26, 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
                                                          Speaker
                                                          Christian Davenport
                                                          Staff Writer and Author
                                                          Washington Post
                                                          • Track: 
                                                          • Daily Brief
                                                          • Low Earth Orbit Economy
                                                          • News

                                                          Monday, October 26, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

                                                            The new head of NASA’s International Space Station (ISS) program provides a status of and exciting new industry applications for the ISS as well as insight into the future of ISS. #NASA
                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                            Moderator
                                                            Alexander MacDonald
                                                            Chief Economist
                                                            NASA
                                                            Speaker
                                                            Joel Montalbano
                                                            International Space Station Program Manager
                                                            NASA
                                                            • Track: 
                                                            • Keynote/General Session
                                                            • Low Earth Orbit Economy
                                                            • Keynote

                                                            Monday, October 26, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

                                                              The ISS is a national resource which offers companies many unique services. In particular, dramatic breakthroughs in pharmaceutical and biologic research created by its microgravity environment. For example, the ability to grow brain cells! This session reviews the many business opportunities in conducting biologic research and even bio manufacturing in ...  Read More
                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                              Speaker
                                                              Jana Stoudemire
                                                              Commercial Innovation Officer
                                                              Space Tango
                                                              Moderator
                                                              Jennifer Buchli
                                                              ISS Deputy Chief Scientist
                                                              NASA
                                                              Speaker
                                                              Dr.  Luc Gervais
                                                              Founder and CEO
                                                              1Drop Diagnostics
                                                              Speaker
                                                              Nicole L. Wagner, PhD
                                                              President & Chief Executive Officer
                                                              LambdaVision
                                                              • Track: 
                                                              • Low Earth Orbit Economy
                                                              • Breakout Session
                                                                NASA’s treasure trove of technology is available to American industry and entrepreneurs to apply in profitable ways. In this session, NASA technology transfer leaders will discuss the many ways the private sector can tap into the accumulated knowledge NASA has to share.  #NASA Sponsored by
                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                Speaker
                                                                Ann Harkey
                                                                Tech Transfer Program Coordinator - TRAX International
                                                                NASA
                                                                Moderator
                                                                Daniel Lockney
                                                                Technology Transfer Program Executive
                                                                NASA
                                                                Speaker
                                                                Darryl Mitchell
                                                                Chief Strategic Partnerships Office
                                                                NASA
                                                                Speaker
                                                                Kimberly Minafra
                                                                Software Release Authority, Tech Transfer Office
                                                                NASA Ames Research Center
                                                                • Track: 
                                                                • Sponsored Education
                                                                • Breakout Session

                                                                Monday, October 26, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

                                                                  In this session, panelists will discuss their experiences utilizing the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory for research and product development, highlight the benefits of conducting research in microgravity, and examine the broader potential value of such activities. The discussion will also cover how future ISS National Lab efforts ...  Read More
                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                  Speaker
                                                                  Dr.  Abba Zubair
                                                                  Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
                                                                  The Mayo Clinic
                                                                  Speaker
                                                                  Justin Kugler
                                                                  Vice President, Advanced Programs
                                                                  Made In Space, Inc.
                                                                  Moderator
                                                                  Kenneth Shields
                                                                  Acting Executive Director
                                                                  ISS National Lab
                                                                  Speaker
                                                                  Dr.  Lynn Harper
                                                                  Lead Integrative Studies, Space Portal
                                                                  NASA Ames Research Center
                                                                  • Track: 
                                                                  • Low Earth Orbit Economy
                                                                  • Breakout Session
                                                                    Are you interested in applying for the 20.3 SBIR/STTR round? Come watch Noelle Tuss, the Director of Capture and Contracts for Long Capture walk through the submission process live! She will go through the steps of deciding what topics are a good fit, what will make your company stand out, ...  Read More
                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                    Speaker
                                                                    Austin Link
                                                                    Co-Founder
                                                                    Starfish Space
                                                                    Speaker
                                                                    Noelle Tuss
                                                                    Director, Capture and Contracts
                                                                    Long Capture
                                                                    • Track: 
                                                                    • Sponsored Education
                                                                    • Breakout Session

                                                                    Monday, October 26, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                                                                      Supercluster presents an intergalactic journey through film history, exploring how space travel has been depicted in the movies. We'll highlight the ways that sci-fi has influenced real-life space travel and vice-versa, including bold dreams for common, everyday commercial spaceflight. Sponsored by
                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                      Speaker
                                                                      Jamie Carreiro
                                                                      Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer
                                                                      Supercluster
                                                                      Speaker
                                                                      Robin Seemangal
                                                                      Chief of Content
                                                                      Supercluster
                                                                      • Track: 
                                                                      • Special Event
                                                                      • Special Event

                                                                      Tuesday, October 27, 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: 
                                                                        • ARTEMIS: Returning to the Moon
                                                                        • Daily Brief
                                                                        • Low Earth Orbit Economy
                                                                        • News

                                                                        Tuesday, October 27, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

                                                                          This panel highlights the challenges and opportunities created in LEO and cislunar environments for extended human presence in space.
                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                          Speaker
                                                                          Dylan Taylor
                                                                          CEO
                                                                          Voyager Space Holdings
                                                                          Speaker
                                                                          Jeffrey Manber
                                                                          CEO
                                                                          NanoRacks
                                                                          Moderator
                                                                          Karlton Johnson
                                                                          CEO, DeLaine Strategy Group LLC
                                                                          Chairman, National Space Society Board of Governors
                                                                          • Track: 
                                                                          • ARTEMIS: Returning to the Moon
                                                                          • Keynote/General Session
                                                                          • Low Earth Orbit Economy
                                                                          • General Session

                                                                          Tuesday, October 27, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

                                                                            NASA is looking to the private sector as a partner in achieving the Artemis goals of returning to the Moon. What is the potential that this relationship is creating in the near term not only for direct NASA support, but also for unique commercial endeavors that may spin off from ...  Read More
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            Speaker
                                                                            Andy Crocker
                                                                            Deputy Program Manager, Human Landing System
                                                                            Dynetics
                                                                            Speaker
                                                                            Jennifer Lopez
                                                                            Director of Business Development
                                                                            Astrobotic
                                                                            Moderator
                                                                            Laurie Chappell
                                                                            Senior Director of Civil Space and Space Infrastructure
                                                                            Maxar
                                                                            Speaker
                                                                            Richard French
                                                                            Business Development and Strategy, Space Systems
                                                                            Rocket Lab
                                                                            • Track: 
                                                                            • ARTEMIS: Returning to the Moon
                                                                            • Breakout Session
                                                                              Suborbital tourism will be a $2.8 billion market, with $10.4 billion in total revenue, while orbital will be a $610 million market, with $3.6 billion in total revenue over the next decade declares a well known recent market research study. This exciting panel will take a deep dive into what ...  Read More
                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                              Speaker
                                                                              Amir Blachman
                                                                              Chief Business Officer
                                                                              Axiom Space
                                                                              Speaker
                                                                              Jane Poynter
                                                                              Founder, Co-CEO
                                                                              Space Perspective
                                                                              Speaker
                                                                              Richard Garriott
                                                                              Private Astronaut
                                                                              Moderator
                                                                              Sudhir Pai
                                                                              CEO
                                                                              Autonomous Energy Ventures
                                                                              • Track: 
                                                                              • Low Earth Orbit Economy
                                                                              • Breakout Session

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

                                                                                NASA's lunar lander program is the critical piece of the Artemis program responsible for ferrying astronauts to the lunar surface and returning them safely home. This special session, led by NASA's Human Landing System Program Manager with representatives of the three providers, SpaceX, Blue Origin and Dynetics, discusses the critical ...  Read More
                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                John Couluris
                                                                                Program Manager, Human Landing System
                                                                                Blue Origin
                                                                                Moderator
                                                                                Dr.  Lisa Watson-Morgan
                                                                                Human Landing System Program Manager
                                                                                NASA
                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                Nick Cummings
                                                                                Director, Civil Space Advanced Development
                                                                                SpaceX
                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                Robert Wright
                                                                                DHLS Program Manager
                                                                                Dynetics
                                                                                • Track: 
                                                                                • ARTEMIS: Returning to the Moon
                                                                                • Breakout Session
                                                                                  Spaceports around the world can, and in many cases are, serving as regional innovation centers for high tech activities and creating positive economic development opportunities. Speakers review what the future looks like for spaceports and what funding will be necessary.
                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                  Cherie Matthew
                                                                                  Project Manager — Senior Associate
                                                                                  Corgan
                                                                                  Moderator
                                                                                  Dr.  George Nield
                                                                                  President
                                                                                  Commercial Space Technologies, LLC
                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                  Pam Underwood
                                                                                  Director
                                                                                  FAA Office of Spaceports
                                                                                  • Track: 
                                                                                  • Low Earth Orbit Economy
                                                                                  • Breakout Session

                                                                                  Tuesday, October 27, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                                                                                    Join us as we announce the inaugural class of 15 finalists for International Space Pitch Day. Redefining the process for contracting international innovators, the UK and USA have joined forces to launch the ‘Allied Defence Accelerator’ which continues the spirit of the two’s historic bond of combined defense initiatives. International ...  Read More
                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                    Jake Singleton
                                                                                    Space Innovation Lead
                                                                                    DSTL
                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                    Air Commodore  JD Ball
                                                                                    Head of Space Capability
                                                                                    Ministry of Defence (MOD)
                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                    Van Espahbodi
                                                                                    Co-Founder and Managing Partner
                                                                                    Starburst Aerospace
                                                                                    • Track: 
                                                                                    • Special Event
                                                                                    • Special Event

                                                                                    Wednesday, October 28, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                                                                                      **In lieu of the Daily Brief we will be hosting Charles Mudd with his panel for Satellite Constellations and What they Mean for End User Industries - note new time** Low and middle Earth orbiting satellite constellations will dominate the earth observation and communication market. These intelligent, small, cheap, and easy ...  Read More
                                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                                      Moderator
                                                                                      Charles Lee Mudd, Jr.
                                                                                      Founder and Principal Attorney
                                                                                      Mudd Law
                                                                                      Speaker
                                                                                      Jerry Welsh
                                                                                      CEO
                                                                                      ICEYE US, Inc.
                                                                                      Speaker
                                                                                      Mike Johnson
                                                                                      CTO
                                                                                      SEOPS, LLC
                                                                                      • Track: 
                                                                                      • Industry Applications of Satellite Enabled Service
                                                                                      • Breakout Session

                                                                                      Wednesday, October 28, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

                                                                                        Learn how countries of differing capabilities and financial resources can take advantage of the expanding commercial space market to improve their local economies. #NASA Sponsored by 
                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                        Speaker
                                                                                        Arfan Chaudhry
                                                                                        Mr
                                                                                        UK Space Agency
                                                                                        Speaker
                                                                                        Jean-Yves Le Gall
                                                                                        President
                                                                                        CNES
                                                                                        Moderator
                                                                                        Mike Gold
                                                                                        Acting Associate Administrator for International and Interagency Relations
                                                                                        NASA
                                                                                        Speaker
                                                                                        Minister Marcos Pontes
                                                                                        Minister of Science, Technology, Innovations, and Communications
                                                                                        Brazil
                                                                                        • Track: 
                                                                                        • ARTEMIS: Returning to the Moon
                                                                                        • Keynote/General Session
                                                                                        • Low Earth Orbit Economy
                                                                                        • Breakout Session

                                                                                        Wednesday, October 28, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

                                                                                          NASA technology is creating the underpinning for new industries of the future. NASA’s work has already changed the world with advances in telecom and microprocessors. More is yet to come. This panel led by Douglas Terrier, NASA Chief Technologist will explore the industries on the horizon that will stem from ...  Read More
                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                          Moderator
                                                                                          Carlos Westhelle
                                                                                          Center Chief Technologist
                                                                                          NASA Johnson Space Center
                                                                                          Speaker
                                                                                          Douglas Terrier
                                                                                          Chief Technology Officer
                                                                                          NASA
                                                                                          Speaker
                                                                                          Niki Werkheiser
                                                                                          Program Executive, Game Changing Development Program
                                                                                          NASA
                                                                                          • Track: 
                                                                                          • Sponsored Education
                                                                                          • Breakout Session
                                                                                            New services are setting the stage for satellites to become repairable, maintainable and repurposable. This session explores the emerging capability of in orbit servicing of satellite assets. 
                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                            Moderator
                                                                                            Carolyn Belle
                                                                                            Director, Advanced Systems
                                                                                            Astroscale U.S. Inc.
                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                            Daniel Faber
                                                                                            CEO
                                                                                            Orbit Fab, Inc.
                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                            Negar Feher
                                                                                            Vice President Business Development
                                                                                            Momentus
                                                                                            • Track: 
                                                                                            • Low Earth Orbit Economy
                                                                                            • Breakout Session

                                                                                            Wednesday, October 28, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

                                                                                              NASA’s Commercial Crew program is underway with SpaceX’s human rated vehicle and others will soon follow. This panel discusses the business implications of having many humans in LEO and in cislunar space as well as examining the potential of point-to-point travel around the globe.   #NASA #SpaceForce Sponsored by
                                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                                              Speaker
                                                                                              General  Lester Lyles
                                                                                              US Air Force (Ret.)
                                                                                              Speaker
                                                                                              Michael Horkachuck
                                                                                              Manager, Commercial Crew Program Resident at SpaceX
                                                                                              NASA
                                                                                              Moderator
                                                                                              Scott Altman
                                                                                              Senior Vice President Engineering, Aerospace and Mission Systems - Civil Operations
                                                                                              ASRC Federal
                                                                                              • Track: 
                                                                                              • Low Earth Orbit Economy
                                                                                              • Breakout Session
                                                                                                High expectations are riding on the Artemis return to the moon program. Commercial partnerships with NASA hope to generate new markets for goods and services in the cislunar domain. In this session the panel will take a visionary look at the future potential of the cislunar economy.
                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                Moderator
                                                                                                Al Tadros
                                                                                                EVP Space Infrastructure
                                                                                                Redwire
                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                Andrew Rush
                                                                                                President and CEO
                                                                                                Made In Space, Inc.
                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                Lisa Callahan
                                                                                                Vice President and General Manager, Commercial Civil Space
                                                                                                Lockheed Martin
                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                Tory Bruno
                                                                                                Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                                United Launch Alliance
                                                                                                • Track: 
                                                                                                • ARTEMIS: Returning to the Moon
                                                                                                • Breakout Session

                                                                                                Wednesday, October 28, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                                                                                                  Hypergiant and SpaceCom have partnered to launch Moonshots, a poster competition for the best and brightest with revolutionary ideas. We're looking for scientific posters that challenge the status quo and make the impossible in space, possible. All submissions will be featured online and the top 5 winners will present during the free ...  Read More
                                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                                  Christie Post
                                                                                                  Marketing Director
                                                                                                  Hypergiant
                                                                                                  Moderator
                                                                                                  Lisa Rich
                                                                                                  Founder and Managing Partner
                                                                                                  Hemisphere Ventures
                                                                                                  • Track: 
                                                                                                  • Special Event
                                                                                                  • Special Event

                                                                                                  Thursday, October 29, 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: 
                                                                                                    • ARTEMIS: Returning to the Moon
                                                                                                    • Daily Brief
                                                                                                    • News

                                                                                                    Thursday, October 29, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

                                                                                                      NASA’s Human Exploration discusses the crucial role that women have, are, and will continue to provide in getting America back to the Moon, as well as in creating the trillion-dollar commercial space economy. #NASA Sponsored by
                                                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                                                      Speaker
                                                                                                      Kathryn Lueders
                                                                                                      Head of Human Exploration and Operations
                                                                                                      NASA
                                                                                                      Moderator
                                                                                                      Vanessa Wyche
                                                                                                      Deputy Director
                                                                                                      NASA Johnson Space Center
                                                                                                      • Track: 
                                                                                                      • ARTEMIS: Returning to the Moon
                                                                                                      • Keynote/General Session
                                                                                                      • Keynote

                                                                                                      Thursday, October 29, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

                                                                                                        Deep space communications is challenging and presents a critical need for robust broadband communication capacity across all sectors of space in which there is human activity. This session focuses on how the challenges may be solved and what the next generation of space communications will look like.   #NASA
                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                        Speaker
                                                                                                        Brad Cheetham
                                                                                                        Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                                        Advanced Space, LLC.
                                                                                                        Speaker
                                                                                                        Brian Barnett
                                                                                                        Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                                        Solstar
                                                                                                        Moderator
                                                                                                        Kelly Larson
                                                                                                        CEO
                                                                                                        Aquarian Space
                                                                                                        Speaker
                                                                                                        Leslie Deutsch
                                                                                                        Deputy Director of the Interplanetary Network Directorate
                                                                                                        NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
                                                                                                        • Track: 
                                                                                                        • ARTEMIS: Returning to the Moon
                                                                                                        • Breakout Session
                                                                                                          IT leaders and procurement teams need end-to-end visibility into IT supply chain to reduce risks and protect the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of data and systems.  Solution and certification complexity, siloed information, and the sheer number of vendors and resellers involved is a challenge. This session will review supply chain risks. We ...  Read More
                                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                                          Speaker
                                                                                                          Cameron Chehreh
                                                                                                          Chief Technology Officer / Vice President Pre-Sales Engineering
                                                                                                          Dell Technologies, Federal
                                                                                                          • Track: 
                                                                                                          • Sponsored Education
                                                                                                          • Breakout Session

                                                                                                          Thursday, October 29, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

                                                                                                            Nuclear power will play a pivotal role as humanity continues its exploration and development of our Solar System. The Department of Energy has joined NASA to find new solutions to meet power and propulsion needs for the next generation space operations. This session delves into the new technological capabilities and ...  Read More
                                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                                            Andrew Zillmer
                                                                                                            Deputy Director, Space Nuclear Power & Isotope Technologies Division
                                                                                                            Idaho National Lab
                                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                                            Daniel Clayton
                                                                                                            Radioisotope Power Systems Launch Safety Project Lead
                                                                                                            Sandia National Laboratories
                                                                                                            Moderator
                                                                                                            Joseph L DeCiantis
                                                                                                            Project Manager
                                                                                                            BWX Technologies, Inc.
                                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                                            Michael Paluszek
                                                                                                            President
                                                                                                            Princeton Satellite Systems
                                                                                                            • Track: 
                                                                                                            • ARTEMIS: Returning to the Moon
                                                                                                            • Breakout Session
                                                                                                              An international panel discussion with Orion Program Managers about progress toward launching NASA’s first human-rated spacecraft to travel around the Moon since 1972. Sponsored by 
                                                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                                                              Speaker
                                                                                                              Catherine Koerner
                                                                                                              NASA Orion Program Manager
                                                                                                              NASA JSC
                                                                                                              Speaker
                                                                                                              Didier Radola
                                                                                                              Head of ORION ESM Programme
                                                                                                              Airbus
                                                                                                              Speaker
                                                                                                              Nico Dettman
                                                                                                              Lunar Exploration Group Leader for Lunar Exploration Development Projects
                                                                                                              European Space Agency
                                                                                                              Speaker
                                                                                                              Tony Antonelli
                                                                                                              Artemis II Mission Director
                                                                                                              Lockheed Martin
                                                                                                              • Track: 
                                                                                                              • Sponsored Education
                                                                                                              • Breakout Session

                                                                                                              Thursday, October 29, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                                                                                                                Mission: Space Food shares their vision for the future of eating in space. Drawing inspiration from unique nutritional needs of astronauts, virtual reality, and trigeminal nerve stimulation, Michelin-star chef Sachin Chopra demonstrates and discusses how the unique environment of space can offer new ways to connect people through food. The recipe ...  Read More
                                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                Aaron Persad
                                                                                                                CTO
                                                                                                                Mission Space Food
                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                Graham Greene
                                                                                                                Chef
                                                                                                                Mission: Space Food
                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                Sachin Chopra
                                                                                                                Michelin-Starred Chef
                                                                                                                Mission: Space Food
                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                Shahreen Reza
                                                                                                                Co-Founder
                                                                                                                Mission: Space Food
                                                                                                                • Track: 
                                                                                                                • Special Event
                                                                                                                • Special Event
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