DECEMBER 5–7, 2017 • GEORGE R. BROWN CONVENTION CENTER

SPACE INNOVATIONS | SMART BUSINESS

At-A-Glance Agenda

(as of July 1, 2017 – check back for updates)

Demand Sectors:

Terrestrial Industries
Capital Seekers
Government
Commercial Space
Future Demand

9:15 – 10:15 a.m.Panel: Investor Panel
SpaceCom Startup Prize AwardBernard Kutter, Chief Scientist, United Launch Alliance

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Welcome Remarks from SpaceCom
8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks from Elected Official
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Opening Keynote
Robert M. Lightfoot, NASA Acting Administrator
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Report: State of Global Commerce
Carissa Christensen, Founder & CEO of Bryce Space & Technology
 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Panel: Reciprocal Technology Transfer Between Space and Terrestrial Industry
12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Keynote Luncheon: The Future of Health & Medicine: Where Can Technology Take Us?
Daniel Kraft, MD, Chair for Medicine at Singularity Univ & Founder & Chair, Exponential Medicine
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions

  • New Earth Observation Applications And How They Can Affect Your Industry
  • Autonomous Transportation
  • Public and Private Sector Cooperation
  • NASA Technologies Available for Terrestrial Markets
  • Commercial Space Policy in the New Administration
  • New Launch Capabilities For LEO And Beyond
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions

  • Advanced Analysis of Big Data from Earth Observation
  • Achieving Robotic Dexterity
  • Managing Risk in High Tech Ventures
  • How ISS is Expanding Traditional Markets
  • Business Models for Satellite Maintenance & Debris Cleanup in LEO
  • In Situ Resource Utilization and Sustainable Technologies
4:30 – 7:00 p.m. Opening Reception on the Exhibit Floor
Sponsored by KBR Wyle and MEI Technologies

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking
Breakfast sponsored by Bay Area Economic Partnership (BAHEP)
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Keynote Introduction
8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Keynote: Walter Scott, Founder, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, DigitalGlobe
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Panel: Key Benchmarks in a Sustainable LEO Economy
10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions

  • Precision Weather Forecasting
  • Robotic Applications in Extreme Environments
  • Investment Opportunities
  • Human Performance Challenges
  • Revenue Opportunities for Spaceports
  • Habitats for Living, Working & Playing In Space
12:15 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch on the Exhibit Floor
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Applications Workshops

  • Energy
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Remote Medicine
  • Our Oceans
  • Agribusiness: Avoiding the Water Crisis
  • Space Manufacturing
5:00 p.m. Exhibit Floor Closes

Thursday, December 7, 2017

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. NASA ISS Feed & SpaceCom STEM Announcement
8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Keynote: Rupert Pearce, CEO, Inmarsat
10:15 – 10:45 a.m. Keynote: IBM Watson on Earth and In Space
Grady Booch, Chief Scientist for Software Engineering & Chief Scientist for Watson/M, IBM
Christopher Codella, Ph.D., Public Sector CTO, Watson Group at IBM
10:45 – 11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 p.m. Keynote: Bernard Kutter, Chief Scientist, United Launch Alliance
11:45 a.m. Conference Concludes
12:15 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch on the Exhibit Floor
3:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Closes