NOVEMBER 27-28, 2018 • 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 Meeting (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: 332A
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
Room: 310CEmerging Suborbital and Near Earth (LEO) Orbital Services
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. Transition Break
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Smart Advanced Manufacturing Conference:New Insights Learned from NASA on Improving the Purity and Strength of Materials
Room: 320A
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Welcoming Remarks – James Causey

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

Keynote Plenary: Department of Commerce’s Renewed Focus on Space Commerce:
Kevin O’Connell, Director of the Office of Space Commerce, U.S. Department of Commerce

Keynote Plenary: Italian Space Agency/Italian Trade Agency/Italian Industries Federation for Aerospace, Defense & Security

Panel: Key Benchmarks for a LEO Economy
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
12:00 p.m. Show Floor Opens
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. NASA Theater Presentation: Marshall Space Flight Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. NASA Chiefs Forum
NASA Theater in the Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Smart Advanced Manufacturing Conference: The Value of Optimization of New Remote Service and Remote Monitoring
Room: 320A
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. NASA Theater Presentation: Johnson Space Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
 2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Technology Convergence Panel — Internet of Things (IoT)
Room: 310CThe Evolving Satellite Communications Market
Room: 310B

Impact of Space Policy Changes
Room: 310A

Microbes: The Effect on Humans and the Environment
Room: 320B

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Smart Manufacturing Conference New Additive Manufacturing Materials and Their Application
Room: 320A
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. NASA Theater Presentation: Ames Research Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Space Infrastructure Long-Term Financing Roundtable (invite only)
Room: 320C
3:15 – 4:00 p.m. Networking Break
4:00 – 4:45 p.m. NASA Theater Presentation: Goddard Research Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Technology Convergence Panel — Image Processing
Room: 310CSpace Traffic Management and Debris Mitigation Best Practices
Room: 310B

Commercial Potential of the International Space Station
Room: 410A

How the International Space Station Can Benefit Companies Outside of the Space Industry
Room: 310A

Telemedicine
Room: 320B

Smart Advanced Manufacturing Conference: Latest Advancements in Applied Robotics and Autonomy in the Manufacturing Process
Room: 320A

5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Opening Reception
Exhibit Hall, Hall B Level 3
6:30 p.m. Show Floor 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

SpaceCom Entrepreneur Summit
Room: 332A
Day two workshop. A separate registration is required. Regular SpaceCom attendees may attend space permitting.

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Technology Convergence Panel — Cybersecurity
Room: 310CTechnology Convergence Panel — Automation and AI
Room: 310B

Heavy Lift for Cislunar Commercial Markets
Room: 310A

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

Smart Energy Conference: Smart Oil & Gas Exploration
Room: 320A

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Networking Break in Exhibit Hall
10:00 a.m. Show Floor Opens
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Smart Energy Conference: Smart Drilling and Smart Rigs
Room: 320A
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Keynote Plenary: Indian Space Program – A Partner to Nation Building:
Rakesh Sasibhushan, Chairman and Managing Director, Antrix Corporation (ISRO)Keynote Plenary: New Horizons for NewSpace; Co-designing the Atlantic International Satellite Launch Program:
Manuel Heitor, Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education, Portugal

Keynote Plenary:
Tory Bruno, Chief Executive Officer, United Launch Alliance

Panel: Leading Italian Space Companies

Grand Ballroom A

11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Smart Energy Conference: Innovations in Deep Water Robotics
Room: 320A
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. NASA Theater Presentation: Stannis Space Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch on the Exhibit Floor
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. NASA Theater Presentation: Kennedy Space Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Smart Energy Conference: Latest Remote Sensing Technology Applied Across the Energy Supply Chain
Room: 320AKeynote Plenary: SpaceCom Entrepreneur Summit Pitch Competition Finals
Grand Ballroom A
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. NASA Theater Presentation: Glenn Research Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Transition Break
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Smart Energy Conference: Cybersecurity Across Oil and Gas Operations
2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Technology Convergence Panel — Radiation Protection
Room: 310CTechnology Convergence Panel — Smart Robotics
Room: 310B

Future for Commercial Space Habitats
Room: 310A

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

3:00 – 3:45 p.m. NASA Theater Presentation: Jet Propulsion Lab
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
4:00 – 4:45 p.m. NASA Theater Presentation: Langley Research Center
Exhibit Hall, Booth #210
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Smart Energy Conference: Smart Refinery Operations
Room: 320A
3:45 – 4:15 p.m. Networking Break
4:15 – 5:15 p.m. Biotechnology Breakthroughs for Deep Space
Room: 320CTechnology 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

4:30 p.m. Show Floor 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.