Conference Schedule & Agenda

THE REVOLUTION HAS BEEN WON. Commercial space companies are beginning to thrive as 2019 brings us to an inflection point in the global space industry, and the evolution of the space ecosystem is leading to many changes going forward. Strategic thinking about space programs is changing, as are the industry’s biggest names. Private investment is soaring, as are revenue outlooks, though others are still skeptical of how big the next killer app in space will be and what it will cost. At NewSpace 2019, we bring executives, thinkers, and makers representing industry, government, finance, and academia, from both domestic and international organizations, to specifically examine evolution within the industry, the market, and the world. Join us to be a part of the NewSpace Evolution!

Please check back periodically for updates to the schedule.

Last update: 6/19/19

Pre-Conference Events – Monday, July, 15th

SIS Registration | 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Location: Grand Pre-Function

Space Investment Summit | 9:00 AM to 5:45 PM (Invite Only)

In partnership with the Center for Space Commerce and Finance, NewSpace is excited to host the 11th Space Investment Summit on Monday, July 15, the day before, and at the same venue, as the conference. The invitation-only Space Investment Summit provides accredited investors with a full day, deep-dive discussion on the current state and near-term growth expectations of the burgeoning space industry, featuring the world’s leading space investors, entrepreneurs, and market analysts.

If you are an accredited investor and would like to be invited, please send an email to info@cscf.space.

SEDS Job Fair Meet Up | 8:45 AM to 9:30 AM

Location: Grand Pre-Function

Students for the Exploration & Development of Space (SEDS) Job Fair & Networking Event | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location : Green River Community College at Kent Station

For more information, contact Libby Loyd at newspace19@spacefrontier.org.

Students may apply here

SEDS Networking Event | 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Location : Airways Brewing, 320 W Harrison St, Kent WA 98032

Day 1 – Tuesday July, 16th | Evolution of the Industry

Breakfast and Registration | 8:00 AM to 8:55 AM

Location : Grand Pre-Function

Sponsors:

TenX Ventures, NewSpace Capital, Perkins Coie, LMI, Airbus, City of Kent, WA, Washington State Space Coalition, Aerospace Futures Alliance, Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance, Space for Humanity, The Center for Space Commerce & Finance, BrandDelta-V

Opening Remarks | 8:55 AM to 9:00 AM
Location : Grand Ballroom
Speaker:
Jeff Feige, Chairman, Space Frontier Foundation

Opening Keynotes | 9:00 AM to 10:40 AM
Location : Grand Ballroom
Speakers: 
Peter McCullagh, Founder & Managing Partner, TenX Ventures
Steve Jurczyk, Associate Administrator, NASA | Q&A session after Keynote

Morning Remarks | 10:40 AM to 10:45 AM
Location : Grand Ballroom
Speaker: TBA

Networking Break | 10:45 AM to 11:15 AM
Location : Grand Pre-Function
Sponsor: Perkins Coie

Panel - Changing Winds in the Defense Industry | 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Rafael Spears, Aerospace Corp.
Panelists:
Joel Mozer, Chief Scientist, Air Force Space Command
Charlene Jacka, Mission Manager, Air Force Research Lab

Lunch and Keynote | 12:15 PM to 1:45 PM
Location : Lake Washington Ballroom
Speaker : TBA
Afternoon Keynote | 1:45 PM to 2:15 PM
Location : Grand Ballroom
Speaker:
Diane Howard, Chief Counsel, Office of Space Commerce, Department of Commerce

Panel - Making NASA Accessible | 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Deborah Tomak, Deputy Director, STED, NASA Langley
Panelists: 
Clayton Turner, Deputy Director, LaRC,
Marla Perez-David, Deputy Director, GRC,
Harry Partridge, Chief Technologist, ARC,
Dan Lockney, STMD, Tech Transfer Program Manager

NASA Networking Break | 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM

Location : Lake Washington Ballroom

NASA Speed Dating – Learn about NASA, form relationships!

Panel - Space Traffic Management: Limiting the Pain | 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Diane Howard, Chief Counsel for Space Commerce, US Dept. Commerce
Panelists: 
Ian Christiansen (Secure World Foundation/CONFERS)

Panel - The Challenges and Dynamics of On-Orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing | 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Dr. Bhavya Lal, Science & Technology Policy Institute
Panelists:
Stephanie A. Roy, Partner, Perkins Coie
Bob Hoyt, Tethers Unlimited
Daniel Farber, OrbitFab

Closing Remarks | 6:15 PM to 6:30 PM

Location : Grand Ballroom

Opening Reception (MoF) | 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Location :  Museum of Flight

Sponsor: TenX Ventures

Day 2 – Wednesday July, 17th | Evolution of the Market

Breakfast and Registration | 8:00 AM to 8:55 AM

Location : Grand Pre-Function 

Sponsors:

TenX Ventures, NewSpace Capital, Perkins Coie, LMI, Airbus, City of Kent, WA, Washington State Space Coalition, Aerospace Futures Alliance, Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance, Space for Humanity, The Center for Space Commerce & Finance, BrandDelta-V

Opening Remarks | 8:55 AM to 9:00 AM

Location : Grand Ballroom

The NewSpace Business Plan Competition | 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location : Grand Ballroom

In partnership with the Center for Space Commerce and Finance, NewSpace is excited to host the Summer 2019 NewSpace Business Plan Competition!

Six competitors will present their business idea to group of judges, ‘Shark Tank’ style as part of the conference programming on the morning of Wednesday, July 17.

The six competitors are Blue Asteroids, Exodus Space Corporation, Green Launch, Phoenix Launch Systems, Skyrora, and Stofiel Aerospace.

For more information, please go here

Networking Break | 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Location : Grand Pre-Function 

Morning Keynote | 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location : Grand Ballroom

Panel - Perspectives in Space Investment | 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Moderator: 
Panelists:

Lunch and Keynote | 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Location :  Lake Washington Ballroom

Speaker : Perkins Coie

Afternoon Keynotes | 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Location : Grand Ballroom
Speakers: TBA

NASA’s Vision for the Low-Earth Orbit Economy | 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Speaker: Doug Comstock, Deputy CFO, Integration/HEOMD Commercial LEO Liaison, NASA HQ

Networking Break | 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Location : Grand Pre-Function

Panel - A Critical Examination of the Small Launch Industry | 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Meagan Crawford, Managing Partner, SpaceFund 
Panelists:

Curt Blake, Spaceflight Services

Grant Bonin, Rocketlab

Eric Salwan, Firefly

Panel - Big Constellations and Big Data: New Applications Enabled by Small Satellites | 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Moderator: 
Panelists:
Mike Lawton, Founder & CEO, Oxford Space Systems
Ohad Harlev, CEO, LyteLoop,
Christopher Richins, CEO, RBC Signals

Closing Remarks | 6:00 PM to 6:15 PM

Location : Grand Ballroom

TBA | 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location : Hyatt

SFF Cocktail Reception and Awards Ceremony | 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Location : Hyatt

Day 3 – Thursday July, 18th | Evolution of the World

Breakfast and Registration | 8:00 AM to 8:55 AM

Location : Grand Pre-Function

Sponsors:

TenX Ventures, NewSpace Capital, Perkins Coie, LMI, Airbus, City of Kent, WA, Washington State Space Coalition, Aerospace Futures Alliance, Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance, Space for Humanity, The Center for Space Commerce & Finance, BrandDelta-V

Opening Remarks | 8:55 AM to 9:00 AM

Location : Grand Ballroom

Morning Keynotes | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Location : Grand Ballroom

Speakers:

Talal Al-Kaissi, Advisor – Strategic Projects, UAE Space Agency

Panel - International Space Development - Inclusion and Expansion | 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Dr. Ben Corbin, Science & Technology Policy
Panelists:
Talal Al Kaissi, Advisor for Strategic Projects, UAE Space Agency
Yasunori Yamazaki, Chief Business Officer, Axelspace
Emmanuel Sauzay, Director of Commercial Space, Airbus NA

Networking Break | 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location : Grand Pre-Function

Panel - The World Changing Power of the Overview Effect | 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Sean McClinton, Space Entrepreneurs
Panelists: 
Amaresh Kollipara, Mission ISS
Rachel Lyons, Executive Director, Space for Humanity

Lunch and Keynote | 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Location :  Lake Washington Ballroom

Speaker : TBA

Panel - For the Good of All Mankind: Humanitarian Applications of Space Operations | 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location : Grand Ballroom

Networking Break | 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Location : Grand Pre-Function

Panel - Roadmap to Space Settlement | 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom

Closing Keynotes | 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Location : Grand Ballroom

Closing Remarks | 5:30 PM to 5:45 PM

Location : Grand Ballroom

SEDS Alumni Social | TBA

Location : Hyatt