NOVEMBER 20-21, 2019 • GEORGE R. BROWN CONVENTION CENTER • HOUSTON, TX

WHERE AEROSPACE, INDUSTRY AND GOVERNMENT MEET.

Schedule At A Glance

Tracks Returning to the
Moon to Stay
Critical Regulatory Considerations The Trillion-Dollar
LEO Economy
Cross Industry Opportunities

Tuesday, November 19

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Entrepreneur Summit Workshop 
10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. GSA Commercial Spaceport Summit

Wednesday, November 20

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions:

Lunar Prospecting with Robotics Space Traffic Management & Orbital Debris Mitigation Medicine: Digital Evolution and Cross Industry Artificial Intelligence in Robotics and Autonomous Systems
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Networking Break
9:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Introductory Remarks

  • Jim Bridenstine, Administrator, NASA

Plenary Sessions:

All of Government Approach to Building the Trillion Dollar Economy 

  • Dr. George Nield, President, Commercial Space Technologies, LLC, Moderator 
  • Kevin O’Connell, Director, Office of Space Commerce, Department of Commerce
  • Wayne Monteith, Associate Administrator, Office of Commercial Space Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
  • Paul M. Dabbar, Under Secretary for Science, United States Secretary of the Department of Energy
  • Jim Bridenstine, Administrator, NASA

State of the Commercial Space Industry

  • Carissa Christensen, CEO, Bryce Space & Technology, Moderator

Integration of Space into Existing Land, Sea and Air Domains

  • Carissa Christensen, CEO, Bryce Space & Technology, Moderator
  • Stuart Martin, CEO, Satellite Applications Catapult
  • Stuart Bradie, President & Chief Executive Officer, KBR
  • Dr. Renu Khator, Chancellor and President, University of Houston
  • Douglas Terrier, NASA Chief Technologist 
12:10 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch in Exhibit Hall
12:00 – 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open*
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions:

Automated Elements of Artemis Space Policy Forum: Setting a High Bar ISS – Near Term Commercial Opportunities for In-Space Manufacturing Wearables Technologies for Space and Earth
2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Networking Break
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions:

Tapping Private Innovation to Get Humans Safely to the Moon Air/Space Traffic Integration/Launch License Streamlining Partnering Internationally on Commercial Space Ventures 5G is Coming: Leveraging the Capacity for Space and Ground Applications
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Networking Break
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions:

Commercial Suppliers of Lunar Hardware Preparing the Workforce for the Trillion-Dollar Space Economy Rise of the Small Launch Vehicle and Opportunities they Bring Cybersecurity: Protecting Space and Ground Assets
5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall
6:30 – 9:00 p.m. VIP Reception

Thursday, November 21

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions:

Enabled Opportunities on the Moon Achieving a Sustainable Lunar/Mars Exploration Policy Commercial Space Habitats: Opportunities for Entrepreneurship Eye in the Sky: Data and Image Applications
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Networking Break
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open*
9:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Introductory Remarks

Plenary Sessions: 

Mayor Sylvestor Turner Remarks and Panel Introduction
Regional Benefits of a Commercial Space Economy: Case Study Houston

  • Vernon McDonald, Senior Vice President, KBR, Moderator
  • Mario Diaz, Executive Director, Houston Airport System
  • Stephen Altemus, CEO, Intuitive Machines
  • Harvin Moore, President, Houston Exponential

Opportunities for International Commercial Collaboration on Space Ventures

  • David Alexander, Rice Space Institute, Rice University, Moderator
  • Miles Carden, Director, Spaceport Cornwall
  • Tim Deaver, Director US Space Programs, Airbus Defense and Space, Inc.
  • Mike Gold, Vice President, Maxar
  • Mike French, Vice President of Space Systems, Aerospace Industries Association
  • Jeff Manber, CEO, Nanoracks

Bill Nye, President, The Planetary Society

12:10 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:00 – 3:15 p.m. Italian ASI Keynote

Kent Rominger, Vice President Business Development and Capture
Lead OmegA Launch System, Flight Systems, Northrup Grumman

Plenary Sessions: 

Wall Street Responds to the New Space Economy

  • Hoyt Davidson, Owner, Near Earth, LLC, Moderator
  • Myles Walton, Managing Director, Aerospace & Defense Equity Research, UBS
  • Edward Eppler, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
  • Chad Anderson, CEO, Space Angels

Entrepreneur Summit Competition Finals & Award Presentation

  • Stephan Reckie, Executive Director, Global Entrepreneurship Network — Space, Moderator 
3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Networking Break
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions:

Future Commercial Lunar Applications Spectrum Management: The Challenge of Ensuring Universal Coverage Is Space Tourism Finally Here? Industry Uses for Predictive Analytics

*The Exhibit Hall is open to all attendees.