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

SPACE INNOVATIONS | SMART BUSINESS

Schedule At A Glance

 

Monday, November 26, 2018

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. GSA Annual Summit (invite only)
Room: 310A
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. GSA Annual Networking Reception (invite only)
Room: 310A

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

7:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Networking
Level 3
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. SpaceCom Entrepreneur Summit
Room: 330A
Day one workshop and presentation of $100,000 Entrepreneur Challenge semi-finalists. A separate registration is required. Regular SpaceCom attendees may attend space permitting.
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Technology Convergence Panel — Data Analytics
Sponsored by ASRC Federal
Room: 310C

Emerging Suborbital and Near Earth (LEO) Orbital Services
Sponsored by Boeing
Room: 310B

Remote Energy Generation
Room: 310A

Technology Convergence Panel — Wearables
Room: 320C

Autonomous Medicine
Room: 320B

Smart Advanced Manufacturing Conference: Benefits from Using New Manufacturing Operational Intelligence
Room: 320A

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Networking Break
Outside of Plenary Session
Sponsored by KBRWyle
Room: Grand Ballroom Foyer
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Smart Advanced Manufacturing Conference: The Value of Optimization of New Remote Service and Remote Monitoring
Room: 320A
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Welcoming Remarks – James Causey
Room: Grand Ballroom A

Keynote Plenary: Transforming Space Commerce: George T. Whitesides, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Galactic
Room: Grand Ballroom A

Keynote Plenary: Space Economy: Creating Opportunities and Shaping the Future Mauro Piermaria, Head of Equities & Governance Affairs, Italian Space Agency
Room: Grand Ballroom A

Keynote Plenary: The $1 Trillion Space Economy: How Will We Get There?Kevin O’Connell, Director of the Office of Space Commerce, U.S. Department of Commerce
Room: Grand Ballroom A

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Smart Advanced Manufacturing Conference: Large Scale 3-D Printing Applications on Rockets and Engines
Room: 320A

Panel: Key Benchmarks for a LEO Economy
Room: Grand Ballroom A

12:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Opens
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. NASA Theater Presentation: Marshall Space Flight Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
12:00 – 2:00 p.m. ISS Anniversary of Construction Celebration
Sponsored by Engility
Exhibit Hall
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. NASA Chiefs Forum
Sponsored by Harris
NASA Center Theater in the Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Smart Advanced Manufacturing Conference: Latest Advancements in Applied Robotics and Autonomy in the Manufacturing Process
Room: 320A
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. NASA Center Theater Presentation: Johnson Space Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
 2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Technology Convergence Panel — Internet of Things (IoT)
Room: 310C

The Evolving Satellite Communications Market
Sponsored by Catapult Satellite Applications
Room: 310B

Impact of Space Policy Changes
Sponsored by Northrop Grumman
Room: 310A

Microbes: The Effect on Humans and the Environment
Sponsored by Greater Houston Partnership
Room: 310A

Italian Advanced Manufacturing for the Space Economy
Sponsored by ITA
Room: 320C

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Smart Advanced Manufacturing Conference: New Additive Manufacturing Materials and Their Application
Room: 320A
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. NASA Center Theater Presentation: Ames Research Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
3:15 – 4:00 p.m. Networking Break
Sponsored by MEI Technologies
SpaceCom Exhibit Hall
4:00 – 4:45 p.m. NASA Center Theater Presentation: Goddard Space Flight Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Space Traffic Management and Debris Mitigation Best Practices
Room: 310B

How the International Space Station Can Benefit Companies Outside of the Space Industry
Sponsored by MEI Technologies
Room: 310A

Telemedicine
Room: 320B

Smart Advanced Manufacturing Conference: In Space Materials Testing and Specialty Product Manufacturing
Room: 320A

Italian Technology Solutions for the Space Economy
Sponsored by ITA
Room: 320C

5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Opening Reception
Exhibit Hall, Hall B Level 3
6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Closes
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. VIP Reception (by invite only)
Partnership Tower, 701 Avenida de las Americas, Suite 900, check-in on second floor

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Networking
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. SpaceCom Entrepreneur Summit
Room: 330A
Day two workshop. A separate registration is required. Regular SpaceCom attendees may attend space permitting.
8:30 – 8:40 a.m. Smart Energy Conference: Welcoming Remarks Sudhir Pai, Managing Director, Schlumberger
Room: 320A
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Technology Convergence Panel — Cybersecurity
Room: 310C

Technology Convergence Panel — Automation and AI
Sponsored by Leidos
Room: 310B

Heavy Lift for Commercial Markets
Sponsored by ULA
Room: 310A

NASA Innovations — Opportunities for Energy and Medical Industries
Room: 320C

Smart Energy Conference: Smart Oil & Gas Exploration
Sponsored by Oceaneering
Room: 320A

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Break in Ballroom Pre-Function Space
Ballroom Pre-Function Space
10:00 a.m. Exhibit Hall Opens
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Opening Remarks – James Causey
Room: Grand Ballroom A

New Horizons for NewSpace: Co-Designing the Atlantic International Satellite Launch Program Manuel Heitor, Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education, Portugal
Room: Grand Ballroom A

The Australian Space Agency – Australia’s Gateway to Space
Room: Grand Ballroom A

Indian Space Program – A Partner to Nation Building Rakesh Sasibhushan, Chairman and Managing Director, Antrix Corporation (ISRO)
Room: Grand Ballroom A

Smart Energy Conference: Smart Drilling and Smart Rigs
Room: 320A

10:50 – 11:10 a.m. Keynote Plenary: Tory Bruno, Chief Executive Officer, United Launch Alliance
Room: Grand Ballroom A
11:00 a.m.- 11:45 a.m. NASA Center Theater Presentation: Armstrong Flight Research Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Smart Energy Conference: Innovations in Deep Water Robotics
Sponsored by Oceaneering
Room: 320A

The Role of Italy in the Global Space Economy: Technology, Applications and Infrastructure
Sponsored by ITA
Room: Grand Ballroom A

12:00 – 12:45 p.m. NASA Theater Presentation: Stennis Space Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch on the Exhibit Floor
SpaceCom Exhibit Hall
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. NASA Center Theater Presentation: Kennedy Space Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. A Dialogue with National Space Council Users Advisory Group
Room: 310C

Smart Energy Conference: Latest Remote Sensing Technology Applied Across the Energy Supply Chain
Room: 320A

Keynote Plenary: SpaceCom Entrepreneur Summit Pitch Competition Finals
Grand Ballroom A

2:00 – 2:45 p.m. NASA Center Theater Presentation: Glenn Research Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Transition Break
Exhibit Hall
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Smart Energy Conference: Cybersecurity Across Oil and Gas Operations
Room: 320A
2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Technology Convergence Panel — Radiation Protection
Room: 310C

Technology Convergence Panel — Smart Robotics
Room: 310B

Future for Commercial Space Habitats
Sponsored by Northrop Grumman
Room: 310A

NASA Innovations — Opportunities for Advanced Manufacturing and Agribusiness Industry
Room: 320C

3:00 – 3:45 p.m. NASA Center Theater Presentation: Jet Propulsion Labs
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
3:45 – 4:15 p.m. Entrepreneurs’ Networking Break
Sponsored by Google Cloud
SpaceCom Exhibit Hall
4:00 – 4:45 p.m. NASA Center Theater Presentation: Langley Research Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Smart Energy Conference: Smart Refinery Operations
Room: 320A
4:15 – 5:15 p.m. Biotechnology Breakthroughs for Deep Space
Room: 310C

Technology Convergence Panel — Augmented and Virtual Reality
Room: 310B

Access to Lunar Water Resources: The Linchpin of the Cislunar Economy
Room: 310A

Innovations from the Federal labs — Opportunities for Commercial Space Industry
Room: 320C

4:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Closes 
5:15 p.m. Conference Ends
5:15 – 6:30 p.m. Smart Energy Conference Cocktail Reception
Ballroom Pre-Function Space

SpaceCom conference attendees have access to all Smart Conference sessions. Additional fees are required for Smart Conference attendees to attend SpaceCom sessions. The Exhibit Hall is open to all attendees.