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JANUARY 10–12, 2022
ORLANDO, FL

Conference

Developed in partnership with the 48th Spaceport Summit, expect an enhanced, progressive program that provides the latest-breaking big picture perspectives and critical industry outlooks. This exciting partnership with the 48th Spaceport Summit, and the move to the Space Coast, brings us access to new speakers from various agencies, progressive organizations, and beyond.

Participate in formalized sessions, high-profile keynote presentations, dynamic round-table discussions and breakout sessions.

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TRACKS & SESSIONS:

  • On-Planet Industry Applications
  • Off-Planet Commercialization
  • Space Exploration
  • Enabling Commercial Space

The growing space infrastructure is allowing us to turn inward and leverage new technologies to enable global connectivity and mobility, create sustainable solutions, combat climate change, and more. Expect to dive deep into how we can use space-based assets to enable progress and innovation on-earth.

Sessions include:

  • Space’s Role in Impacting Climate Change
  • Satellites-as-a-Service (SaaS) Growth Trends
  • Making Cities Smarter
  • Dual-Use Technologies
  • GPS Meets AI – Automating Transportation & Navigation

The opportunity for lucrative ventures in space is boundless. This collection of sessions focuses on near future, off-planet space projects from concept to investment to execution. Learn how you can capitalize on the opportunities now and in the future.

Sessions include:

  • Securing the Commercial Space Domain
  • 2022 Commercial Space Investment Outlook
  • The Future of the Space Station
  • Clearing the Way for Maximum Launch Cadence
  • Cleaning Up the Space Junk

Focused on missions beyond LEO, this track will touch on the projects that are advancing humanity’s presence and reach in space. You’ll hear about what we’ve learned in the first commercial launches and space flights in 2021, NASA’s plans to return to the moon, the mission to Mars, and beyond.

Sessions include:

  • The Return to the Moon
  • Getting to Mars
  • What’s Next? Venus and Beyond
  • Maximizing Human Performance in Space
  • Inspiration4 Lessons Learned

Developing a global infrastructure to support space operations is critical to the continued growth of the commercial space market. Hear from the FAA, the National Space Council, International agency leaders, and more on how they are collaborating and powering the future of commercial space.

Sessions include:

  • Aerospace Workforce Development
  • Spaceport Legislation and Licensing
  • Spaceports Around the Nation
  • International Cooperation Initiatives

Off-Planet Commercialization

The opportunity for lucrative ventures in space is boundless. This collection of sessions focuses on near future, off-planet space projects from concept to investment to execution. Learn how you can capitalize on the opportunities now and in the future.

  • 2022 Commercial Space Investment Outlook
  • The Future of the Space Station
  • Securing the Commercial Space Domain

2022 Commercial Space Investment Outlook

This panel of industry experts will address recent investment trends in the commercial space market and how that will impact the immediate and long-term future of the industry.

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The Future of the Space Station

For decades, the ISS has been the international space community’s in-space research laboratory. But as its infrastructure ages and humans venture further into space there is a need for an updated station that can support research and human exploration for decades to come. Listen as our panelists discuss the public/private partnership between NASA and Axiom Space and the future of the space station.

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Securing the Commercial Space Domain

Innovations used to make space technology infrastructure and communications as safe as possible while building on current cybersecurity efforts and recognizing the challenges “Securing the Commercial Space Domain”.

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On-Planet Industry Applications

The growing space infrastructure is allowing us to turn inward and leverage new technologies to enable global connectivity and mobility, create sustainable solutions, combat climate change, and more. Expect to dive deep into how we can use space-based assets to enable progress and innovation on-earth.

  • Climate Change from Space
  • Doing Business with the Government
  • Making Cities Smarter
  • On the Forefront of Innovation

Climate Change from Space

How public and private industries are working together to observe and measure climate change while providing solutions to positively impact the global climate crisis.

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Doing Business with the Government

Landing a government contract could be a seminal moment for your business – but it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the process if you don’t have guidance along the way. Listen to our panelists from both the public and private side of the industry discuss what government agencies are looking for in contractors and tips & tricks for how to get your foot in the door.

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Making Cities Smarter

Today’s urban planners use satellite data as an invaluable source of information supporting planning decisions for local and national government and related services. Attendees will learn from IoT providers and innovative city managers about how space enabled services are changing the way they do business.

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On the Forefront of Innovation

Hear from companies on the forefront of innovation in the commercial space market discuss the challenges they face, their early success stories, and how they see the future unfolding for their business.

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Space Exploration

Focused on missions beyond LEO, this track will touch on the projects that are advancing humanity’s presence and reach in space. You’ll hear about what we’ve learned in the first commercial launches and space flights in 2021, NASA’s plans to return to the moon, the mission to Mars, and beyond.

  • Cleaning Up the Space Junk
  • Getting to Mars
  • Maximizing Human Performance in Space
  • Return to the Moon
  • What's Next? Venus and Beyond

Cleaning Up the Space Junk

As more and more objects are put into orbit, without a way to assess and enforce responsible space traffic management, we are creating an impending global crisis and a barrier to a sustainable commercial space economy for all. Our subject matter experts will cover the actions and innovations needed to begin to clean up the space junk.

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Getting to Mars

Commercial and NASA representatives discuss “Getting to Mars” including the human habitats, life support systems, and technologies and practices that could help build self-sustaining outposts away from Earth.

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Maximizing Human Performance in Space

Developing new technologies that can accommodate the physiological limitations of humans during long-term spaceflight is a fundamental challenge facing mission engineers today. Our panelists will discuss this challenge and innovations on the horizon that will enable humans to venture deeper into space.

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Return to the Moon

Exciting updates on NASA’s quest to “Return to the Moon” for uncovering new scientific discoveries and laying the foundation for private companies to build a lunar economy.

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What's Next? Venus and Beyond

Experts from DAVINCI+ (Deep Atmosphere Venus Investigation of Noble gases, Chemistry, and Imaging) and VERITAS (Venus Emissivity, Radio Science, InSAR, Topography, and Spectroscopy), and other deep space programs discuss the science behind “What’s Next? Venus and Beyond”.

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Enabling Space Commerce

Developing a global infrastructure to support space operations is critical to the continued growth of the commercial space market. Hear from the FAA, the National Space Council, International agency leaders, and more on how they are collaborating and powering the future of commercial space.

  • Aerospace Workforce Development
  • International Cooperation Initiatives
  • Spaceport Legislation and Licensing
  • Spaceports Around the Nation

Aerospace Workforce Development

The demand for a qualified workforce in Florida’s growing $20 billion aerospace industry is outpacing supply and is holding back efforts to reach a maximum launch cadence. Listen to key stakeholders from Florida as they discuss investments and partnerships being made to spur the development of jobs and the workforce to fill those jobs.   

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International Cooperation Initiatives

New and exciting projects and programs that international agencies are promoting in partnership with companies or government agencies from the United States or each other.

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Spaceport Legislation and Licensing

How the FAA works with the commercial industry and mitigates space traffic to keep America safe using “Spaceport Legislation & Licensing”.

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Spaceports Around the Nation

A discussion led by the Director of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Spaceports on the latest activities at the United States’ most active “Spaceports Around the Nation”.

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