10:00 – 10:30am: “Humans in a Hostile Space” Keynote – Frontier Enabling Technology – How will life support keep us alive as we strive to travel back to the Moon, on to Mars, and the next Star?
● Grant Anderson, Paragon
● Introducer: Sunny Narayanan
10:30 – 11:15am: “Blasting Off with Venture Capital!” – Space Entrepreneurship & Frontier Enabling Technology – Less than 1% of American startups get venture capital funding — there’s a high likelihood your company is not a good fit for VC, or that VC is not a good fit for your company. Hear from leading VCs about why they should (or shouldn’t) be investing in space start-ups.
● Michael Palank, MaC Ventures
● Lisa Rich, Xplore
● Moderator: Meagan Crawford, SpaceFund
11:15 – 12:00pm: “Navigating this Space: How to Jumpstart Your Astro-Career” Fireside Chat – Space Entrepreneurship – Stories and advice from students and early career professionals on mapping out your first steps in the space industry.
● Michelle Del Valle, Regeneron
● Owen Marr, Blue Origin
● Joalda Morancy, Blue Origin
● Rohan Dani, Lockheed Martin
● Gitika Gorthi, IgnitedThinkers
12:00 – 1:30pm: Lunch Break
1:30 – 2:15pm: “Into the Unknown: Space Manufacturing and Servicing” Panel – Frontier Enabling Technology – Innovators talk about how we will design, manufacture, and service satellites in space.
● Vincent Clot, Thales Alenia / Black Sky
● Austin Link, Starfish
● Jim MacConnell, ThinkOrbital
● Brian Rider, LeoStella
● Moderator: Isa Fritz, Co-Founder and CTO GeoJump
2:15 – 3:00pm: “Space Marketing: Storytelling in the Cosmos” Panel – Space Entrepreneurship – How do you craft a story that draws people to your business?
● Ryan Duffy, Payload
● Diana Klochkova, Privateer
● Jennifer Scholten, SpaceRyde
● Moderator: David Armes, Unreal Solutions / West 34th Solutions
3:00 – 4:00pm: “Data 4.0: Computing Above the Clouds” Keynote – Frontier Enabling Technology – As cloud computing evolves, it connects us in new ways. Look at how it’s currently being used, what the future looks like, and how you can get involved.
● Jessica Kinman, Boomi
● Moderator: Ryan Giarusso, RiverBend Property Management
4:00 – 5:00pm: “Being Green: Space Sustainability” Panel – Space for Earth – How do we expand our horizons beyond the stars while taking care of our only home, Earth?
● Eric Ingram, SCOUT
● Daniel Faber, OrbitFab
● Andy Lapsa, Stoke
● Moderator: Christie Lacomini, Lockheed Martin
5:00 – 6:00pm: Break
6:00 – 7:00pm: Sponsored Reception