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Please join us for the 20th Annual Commercial Space Transportation Conference on Tuesday, February 7th and Wednesday, February 8th of 2017 in Washington D.C.
The event will consist of a day and a half of panels, speakers, and networking events, that will inform and discuss the most pressing issues within the commercial space industry.
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004
Parking information can be found here. The closest metro stop is Federal Triangle which is on the blue, orange, and silver line.
You do not need to bring printed tickets to the event. Tickets are non-refundable although they can be transferred to another party for $10.00.
This event is sold out. No more registrations will be admitted.
Preliminary Schedule Below:
Day 1: February 7th
12:30 – 1:00 PM Registration
1:00 – 1:15 PM Welcome and Keynote Introduction Alan Stern – Chairman of the Board, Commercial Spaceflight Federation
1:15 – 1:30 PM Featured Speaker: Michael Huerta, Administrator, FAA
1:30 - 2:00 PM Keynote Speaker: Dr. George C. Nield, Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation, FAA
An overview of the previous and current state of the budget within AST, including a look into the highest priorities.
2:00 – 2:45 PM Panel: Congressional Outlook
Moderator: Eric Stallmer, President, CSF
Bailey Edwards - Aviation, Science and Space, Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Nick Cummings - Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness
Tom Hammond – House Subcommittee on Space
2:45 - 3:15 PM Featured Speaker: The Honorable Brian Babin, Chairman, House Subcommittee on Space
3:15 - 3:45 PM Featured Speaker: George Whitesides, CEO, Virgin Galactic
3:45 - 4:00 PM Networking Break
4:00 - 4:45 PM Featured Speaker: Bill Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, NASA
4:45 - 5:45 PM International Panel: Developing Effective Business Models: Where is International Alignment Needed?
Moderator: Di Reimold, Director of Strategic Operations for Commercial Space Transportation, FAA
Vincent Capezzuto – CTO and VP Engineering, Aireon
Jean Luc Bald – First Secretary for Space, EU Delegation to the United States
Yuri Fattah – Support Officer, ICAO Air Navigation Bureau
Gen. Roberto Vittori – Astronaut, Italian Space Agency
Hiroyuki Iwamoto – Director, JAXA Washington DC Office
Mark Sirangelo – Corporate Vice President, Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems, Sierra Nevada Corporation
Talal Kaissi – Director of UAE US Space Affairs, UAE Embassy
5:45 PM Adjourn
Following the final panel session on day one, all conference guests are invited to attend a reception hosted by Moon Express and CSF in the Pavilion until 8PM.
Day 2: February 8th
8:00 - 8:30 AM Registration
8:45 - 9:45 AM Panel: Selling Space
Moderator: Kellie Gerardi, Media and Communications Specialist, CSF
Insight into marketing and mass communication of the commercial spaceflight industry.
Phil Larson - Assistant Dean for Communications, Strategy and Planning in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado- Boulder
Karin Nilsdotter - CEO, Spaceport Sweden
David Moritz – CEO, Viceroy Creative
Chris Davenport – Staff Writer, Washington Post
9:45 - 10:45 AM Panel: Spaceports - A Roadmap Upwards
Moderator: Karina Drees – CEO, Mojave Air & Spaceport
A panel discussion that looks at some of the major issues facing the spaceport community, including environmental regulations, and maintaining business viability while awaiting launches.
Craig Campbell - President and CEO, Alaska Aerospace Corporation
Steve Howard - Camden County Administrator, Spaceport Camden
Brian Gulliver- Aerospace Practice Leader, Kimley Horn
Jim Kuzma - COO and Senior VP, Space Florida
Dan Hicks - CEO, Spaceport America
Dale Nash – Executive Director, Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority
10:45 - 11:45 AM Panel: Airspace Integration
Moderator: Dan Murray, Division Manager, FAA AST
Professor Juan Alonso - Stanford University/ FAA COE "Advanced 4D Special Use Airspace Research"
Leslie Swann - Manager, Airspace Policy & Regulation, FAA/ ATO
Kevin Hatton - FAA/AVO Project Lead - SpaceX
Michelle Schwartz - Aerospace Industry Consultant
11:45 - 12:00 PM Featured Speaker: Mike Miller - Founder and CEO of TIP Technologies
12:00 - 12:15 PM Featured Speaker: The Honorable Rob Woodall, Member, House Aviation Subcommittee
12:15 - 12:30 PM Networking Break
12:30 - 2:00 PM Luncheon & Featured Speaker: The Honorable Jim Bridenstine, Member, House Subcommittee on Space
2:00 - 2:15 PM Networking Break
2:15 - 3:15 PM Panel: Streamlining the Launch Process
Moderator: Janet Karika – Jacobs Executive Director of Interagency Launch Programs, NASA
Scott Henderson - Orbital Launch Director, Blue Origin
Pam Underwood - Acting Division Manager, Operations Integration Division, FAA AST
Hans Koenigsmann – VP of Flight Reliability, SpaceX
Tony Taliancich – Director, East Coast Launch Operations, ULA
3:15 - 3:30 PM Networking Break
3:30 - 4:15 PM Panel: New Satellite Concepts, New Application
Moderator: Mike Gold, VP of Washington Operations, SSL
Bob Richards – Co-founder and CEO, Moon Express
Jeff Manber - CEO, NanoRacks
Jim Armor - Staff Vice President, Orbital ATK
Peter Marquez – VP of Global Engagement, Planetary Resources
4:15 - 5:15 PM Panel: Space Situational Awareness
Moderator: Brian Weeden, Technical Advisor/Senior Project Manager, Secure World Foundation
Paul Welsh – Vice President, AGI
Jeff DeTroye - SSA Project Manager, FAA AST
Rich Leshner – Vice President of Government Affairs, Planet
Jeff Braxton - Strategic Leadership Fellow, Space Policy Formulation & Strategy Development, USSTRATCOM
5:15 PM Conference Closing Statements
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