DECEMBER 5–7, 2017  GEORGE R. BROWN CONVENTION CENTER
SPACE APPLICATIONS FUELING BUSINESS INNOVATION

At-A-Glance Agenda

(as of November 9, 2016 – check back for updates)

 

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Day 1: Gamechangers Creating New Markets

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking
Breakfast sponsored by Laser Light Communications
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
 9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Keynote: How Private Financed Initiatives Can Drive the LEO Economy
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Panel: The State of Global Space Commerce
11:45 – 1:15 p.m. Keynote: Radically Rethinking Access to Space – The Emerging Market For Stratospheric Flight
 1:30 – 2:45 p.m. Panel: The Technology Intersection Points
2:45 – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:20 – 4:15 p.m. Panel Presentation: The Satellite Data Revolution
4:30 – 7:00 p.m. Opening Reception and Exhibits

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Day 2: Collaboration Between Industries to Find Intersection Points

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking
Breakfast sponsored by Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc.
8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Welcome and Keynote Introduction
8:15 – 8:45 a.m. Keynote: From Near-Earth Asteroids to Alpha Centauri — Unconventional Space Initiatives
9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Break
9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Working Groups on Intersection Points (Session I)

  • Technology Intersection Points: Robotics
  • Enabling Big Data: Earth Observation
  • Microgravity Applications: Unique Materials
  • Emerging Markets: Business Plan Development
  • ISS National Lab: Capabilities
  • Pricing, Timing and the Future of Applications in LEO
  • Space Resource Mining
9:30 – 10:15 a.m. The Making of a Mars Mission
10:15 – 10:45 a.m. Break Sponsored by Moon Express
10:45 – 11:30 a.m. Working Groups on Intersection Points (Session II)

  • Technology Intersection Points: Imaging
  • Enabling Big Data: Advanced Communications
  • Microgravity Applications: Advances in Pharma and Biotech
  • Emerging Markets: Capital Source Development
  • ISS National Laboratory: Accessing the Station
  • Spaceports: Revenue Opportunities
  • Public Policy Considerations
10:45 – 11:30 a.m. The Making of a Mars Mission (REPEAT)
11:30 – 11:45  a.m. Break
11:45 – 12:45  p.m. Applications in Action (Industry-Specific Show Floor Tours)

  • Oceans/Climate
  • Natural Resources
  • Infrastructure
  • Materials
  • Remote Medicine
  • Access to Space
12:45 – 2:00  p.m. Lunch on the Exhibit Floor
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Applications Workshops

  • Our Ocean: The Vital Resource
  • Climate: Affecting Every Busine
  • Natural Resources: Effective Husbandry
  • Remote Medicine: Quality Care Anywhere and Everywhere
  • Materials: Reshaping our World
  • Infrastructure: Smart and Secure
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Exhibits

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Day 3: Practical Business Solution and the Future

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking
Breakfast sponsored by Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. NASA ISS Feed & SpaceCom STEM Announcement
8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Keynote: Investing in Space Commerce
9:15 – 10:30 a.m. Start-Up Stars with Investor Critique
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. SpaceCom Exposition
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Break Sponsored by Boeing
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Panel: Technology Opportunities at the Intersection of Industries
12:00 – 12:20 p.m. Keynote: The Path to Mars and Beyond – The Next 100 Years
12:20 – 1:15 p.m. Technology for the Benefit of Humanity: Panel of Astronauts of the Past, Present & Future
12:45 – 3:00 p.m. Lunch, Exhibits and Special Show Floor Programming