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

WHERE AEROSPACE, INDUSTRY AND GOVERNMENT MEET.

SES Workshop Agenda

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

8:00 a.m. Registration and Coffee
8:30 a.m. Introductions and Expectations

Stephan Reckie, Executive Director, Global Entrepreneur Network – Space

8:45 a.m. Why Space Entrepreneurship?

Greg Johnson, Aerospace and STEM Consultant and Former NASA Astronaut

9:00 a.m. Current State of Space Commercialization Opportunities

Steven Gonzalez, Technology Transfer Strategist, NASA

9:30 a.m. Business Model Canvas and Customer Discovery

Emily Reiser, Innovation Strategist, Texas Medical Center

10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Value Proposition

Jose Morey, Chief Medical Innovation Officer, Liberty Biosecurity

11:00 a.m. The Unfair Advantage

Juliana Garaizar, Board Member, Angel Capital Association

11:30 a.m. Why is Sales and Marketing Important?

Andrew Aldrin, Director, Aldrin Space Institute at Florida Institute of Technology

12:00 p.m. Working Lunch

Patricia Tomczyszyn, Inclusive Innovation Program Manager, Minority Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce

Intellectual Property Primer

Frank Amini, Intellectual Property Attorney, Winstead PC

1:00 p.m. Practical and Impractical Lessons for Fundraising

Tejpaul Bhatia, Startup Lead NY, Google Cloud

2:00 p.m. Top 10 Tips – Attracting the Right Capital

Mini Panel:
Remington Tonar, Managing Director, The Cannon Houston
Gaby Rowe, CEO, Station Houston
Conrad Holloman, Program Director, Techstars
Michael Mealling, General Partner, Starbridge Venture Capital

2:30 p.m. How to Deliver the Perfect Pitch
Matt Kozlov, Managing Director of the Techstars Starburst Space Accelerator
3:00 p.m. Semi-Finals Presentations and Feedback
Judges/Mentors
5:00 p.m. Closing and Reception