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FUTURE SPACE 2018, July 12, 2018, DC, 7:30 am – 2:00 pm ET

Future Space Leaders will hold its Future Space 2018 conference on Capitol Hill on July 12, 2018 from 7:30 am – 2:00 pm ET.

Breakfast and lunch are at the Reserve Officers Association across from the Dirksen Senate Office Building.  The rest of the meeting is in 216 Hart Senate Office Building.

More information and registration instructions are on the event’s website.

The agenda is as follows:

07:30 – 08:30 Breakfast at the Reserve Officer Association’s Atrium
8:15 Secretary Wilbur Ross, Department of Commerce

Main Program (Hart Senate Office Building – SH-216)

08:45 – 09:35 Panel 1: The Rogues Won: Civil Space Innovations and Future Plans
Moderator: Mike Gold, VP Regulatory and Policy, Maxar Technologies
Abby Dickes, Director of Marketing, Communications, and Special Projects, NanoRacks
Ben Roberts, VP Government Affairs, Moon Express
Caryn Schenewerk, Senior Counsel and Director of Government Affairs, SpaceX

09:35 – 09:45 Congressional Speaker
Invited Speakers: Sen. Patty Murray, Sen. Ted Cruz, Rep. Ed Perlmutter, Rep. Mike Rogers, Rep. Ami Bera

09:45 – 10:00 Keynote: Lt Gen DT Thompson, USAF Space Command

10:00 – 11:00 Panel 2: Guardians of the Galaxy – Keeping National Security Space at the Cutting Edge
Moderator: Bradley Cheetham, CEO & President, Advanced Space
Brett Alexander, VP, Government Sales & Strategy, Blue Origin
Michael Dickey, Chief of the Space Enterprise Vision at Air Force Space Command Headquarters, USAF Space Command
Travis Langster, VP DoD & Intel Space, AGI
Maj. Timothy Locke, Program Integration Advanced Space Technology, SMC (invited)

11:00 – 12:00 Panel 3: The Real Business of Space Business
Kick-off Keynote: Paul “Rusty” Thomas, DARPA TTO
Moderator: Carissa Christensen
Michelle Kley, SVP and General Counsel, Maxar
Mike López-Alegría, Principal, Business Development, Axiom Space
Daniel Nevius, CEO, Analytical Space (invited)
Akshay Patel, VP Corporate Development, OneWeb (invited)

12:00 – 12:15 Walk to Reserve Officer Association

12:15 – 14:00 Luncheon at Reserve Officer Association “Top of the Hill”

12:30 – 14:00 Luncheon Keynote: Dr. Karen St. Germain, NOAA




July 12, 2018
7:30 am - 11:00 pm