NOVEMBER 27-28, 2018 • GEORGE R. BROWN CONVENTION CENTER • HOUSTON, TX

SPACE INNOVATIONS | SMART BUSINESS

Event Partners

Astrapi is the leader in a revolutionary method of communication – spiral-based modulation, a game-changing force in communications technology. Astrapi’s technology will support performance advances across a wide range of radio communications, including more efficient cellular networks that permit greater data throughput, lower demands for spectrum usage, greater resistance to rain fade, resulting in more reliable satellite networks, more efficient and reliable microwave networks, the next generation of high capacity multimedia communications, lower-power, higher capacity field communications for defense and law enforcement, and the next generation of deep space communications, permitting reception of signals previously believed to be too weak to support mission requirements. www.astrapi-corp.com

 

At Benchmark Space Systems is working toward a future where small satellites will increase access to space for students and scientists to the benefit of everyone.  Each of our products are designed from the start to be responsive to the safety, reliability and cost sensitivity that small satellite missions demand. www.benchmarkspacesystems.com

 

The Commercial Spaceflight Federation is the leading voice for the commercial spaceflight industry. Founded in 2006, CSF and its 70+ members are laying the foundation for a sustainable space economy and democratizing access to space for scientists, students, civilians, and businesses. CSF members are responsible for the creation of thousands of high-tech jobs driven by billions of dollars in investment. Through the promotion of technology innovation, CSF is guiding the expansion of Earth’s economic sphere, bolstering U.S. leadership in aerospace, and inspiring America’s next generation of engineers and explorers. www.commercialspaceflight.org

 

Headquartered in London, with a regional office in Washington DC and global affiliates, the GVF is an independent, non-partisan and non-profit organization with 200+ members from every major region of the world.  The broad-based membership represents every sector of the satellite industry, including fixed and mobile satellite operators, satellite network operators, teleports, satellite earth station manufacturers, system integrators, value added and enhanced service providers, telecom carriers, consultants, law firms, and users. www.gvf.org

 

The International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight (ISPCS) is the leading commercial space industry event which gathers the leaders and international representatives of the commercial space industry, State and Federal government officials, and academia to discuss topics relevant to personal and commercial spaceflight. We have an incredible group of speakers who collectively help shape how our industry evolves. ISPCS is held October 10-11, 2018 at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA.  Join us at ISPCS: ispcs.com

 

NOIA is the only national trade association representing all segments of the offshore industry with an interest in the exploration and production of traditional and renewable energy resources on the nation’s outer continental shelf.  NOIA’s mission is to secure reliable access and a fair regulatory and economic environment for companies that develop the nation’s valuable offshore energy resources in an environmentally responsible manner. The NOIA membership comprises about 250 companies engaged in business activities ranging from producing to drilling, engineering to marine and air transport, offshore construction to equipment manufacture and supply, telecommunications to finance and insurance, and renewable energy. www.noia.org

 

The National Space Society (NSS) is an independent, educational, grassroots, non-profit organization dedicated to the creation of a spacefaring civilization. Founded as the National Space Institute (1974) and L5 Society (1975), which merged to form NSS in 1987, NSS is widely acknowledged as the preeminent citizen’s voice on space. NSS has over 50 chapters in the United States and around the world. The society also publishes Ad Astra magazine, an award-winning periodical chronicling the most important developments in space. space.nss.org

 

Space Renaissance is a new, global philosophy, having its basic ground on Earth and its natural development in extraterrestrial space. Our founding concepts are New Humanism and Astro Humanism. We look to the past Renaissance (1500) as an inspiration for our heritage and capacity to aim high. We accomplish great projects by means of good will and mutual cooperation. Space Renaissance is part of the Renaissance, the current stage of the Renaissance, with the goal to open space and its resources to the people of Earth, expand Civilization beyond Earth boundaries. spacerenaissance.space

 

The Space & Satellite Professionals International was founded in the USA in 1983, with Sir Arthur C. Clarke, creator of the satellite concept, as its honorary chairman. The founding purpose was to serve as a professional network in a young industry that was on the verge of substantial growth. SSPI offered a way for satellite professionals to keep in touch with each other and with technology change in an industry that rapidly spread across the globe.

Today, with over 3,000 members in more than 40 nations, SSPI aims to promote space and satellite as the invisible but indispensable infrastructure of the modern world and to make the industry one of the world’s best at attracting and nurturing the talent that powers innovation. Learn about SSPI programs, global membership and network of chapters in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa. www.sspi.org 

 

USEA

The United States Energy Association helps expand energy infrastructure in developing countries with the U.S. Agency for International Development, and drives policy and technical discussions with the U.S. Department of Energy to expand the use of clean energy technology globally. USEA is the U.S. Member of the World Energy Council, the accredited energy body of the United Nations. Through its membership, USEA represents more than 100 companies and associations across the U.S. Energy sector, from the largest fortune 500 companies to small energy consulting firms. USEA’S objective is convey information about the realities of global energy issues in the 21st century. For information visit: www.usea.org