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Innovation Community Days at Catalyst Campus

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Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation

555 East Pikes Peak Avenue

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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Join us for this FREE 2-day event for space-based technology pitches, panel discussions with government leaders, and networking with the aerospace community! Space is limited, so act fast to reserve your spot!



Wednesday - 23 October 2019



0800-0830 Registration and Networking

0830-0850 Welcome Remarks

0850-0920 Government Keynote - Colonel Russ Teehan

0920-1020 Panel 1: "Back to the Future": Revisiting the importance of commercial innovation for future ISR missions

Panelists:

Chris Crawford, VP, Advanced Development Programs, Military Space, Lockheed Martin

Phil Schmidt, ISR Subject Matter Expert, Ball Aerospace

Dr. Laila Jeong, ISR Mission Scientist, AFRL/RV


1040-1140 Start-Up Pitches 1-4

1140-1240 Lunch Provided

1240-1310 Start-Up Pitches 5-6

1310-1410 Panel 2: "Changing of the Guard": How the Government has forged new pathways into working

with startups to leverage commercial innovation with Q&A

Panelists:

Lt Col Brett Bateman, Space Prototype Branch Chief, Army Future Warfare Center

Capt Roger Anderson, Deputy Program Manager, Air Force Space Accelerator Program

Todd Myers, Pathways Manager, Defense Innovation Unit


1410-1440 Lockheed Martin Discussion

1500-1540 Catalyst Space Accelerator Cohort Pitches

1600-1800 Happy Hour Reception



Thursday - 24 October 2019



0800-0830 Registration and Networking

0830-0840 Welcome Remarks

0840-0910 Government Keynote

0910-1010 Panel 3: "Forging the Path": Startups share their success stories and lessons learned with Q&A

Panelists:

Melanie Stricklan, CEO, Slingshot Aerospace

Beau Jarvis, CEO, Phase Four

Dan Katz, CEO, Orbital Sidekick

Rick Sanford, VP Strategy & Business Development, BridgeComm



1030-1100 Start-Up Pitches 7-8

1100-1130 Academic Pitches 1-2

1130-1230 Lunch Provided and Accompanied by a Fireside Chat

1230-1300 Lockheed Martin Closing Discussion

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