NewSpace Conference 2020

Join us August 12 – 14 at the Hyatt Regency, Lake Washington

About NewSpace

Since 1988, the Space Frontier Foundation has been a leader in commercial space industry advocacy.  Our main focus has been to grow the commercial space industry, and especially the entrepreneurial ‘NewSpace’ sector, as the key enabler to space settlement.  

NewSpace is the only conference that brings the three pillars of the industry together – startups, established companies, and government agencies – with private investors and tech innovators.  

Our three-day conference focuses on current, near-term, and long-term issues and challenges in the commercial space industry and is attended by distinguished executives and leaders from all verticals of the space industry, making this conference a hotbed of innovation and partnership

Exciting Keynotes

Leaders from across the industry to give you insight on what’s happening now, and what’s coming up next.

Single-Track Conference

Three days of discussions, keynotes, and announcements, topped off with our annual awards reception that you won’t want to miss!

Interactive Sessions & Competitions

We are excited to partner with local and national organizations to provide additional content and exciting events around NewSpace 2020. 

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Location

Hyatt Regency, Lake Washington

NewSpace 2020 is returning to the beautiful and bustling hub of Kent Valley, Washington. The Kent Valley has always been known as a hub for aerospace and tech with Boeing and Microsoft roots, but in recent years the Puget Sound region has shown exponential growth in space tech innovation. NewSpace 2020 will return to the Hyatt Regency, Lake Washington (Seattle’s Southport) to highlight these accomplishments as well as the beautiful region that fostered them.

Who Attends NewSpace?

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NewSpace Company Founders & Executives

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Finance or Investment Professionals

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College Students from Diverse Degree Programs

Featured Speakers

Check back frequently as we’ll be adding new and exciting speakers as we get closer to the event. 

Stephanie Gowell

Stephanie Gowell

Dir of Commercial Sales at ATLAS Space Operations

Amaresh Kollipara

Amaresh Kollipara

Chief Revenue Officer at OffWorld

Curtis Iwata

Curtis Iwata

Engineering Manager at The Aerospace Corporation

Jeff Feige

Jeff Feige

Chairman at Space Frontier Foundation

Sean Mahoney

Sean Mahoney

CEO at Masten Space Systems

Gary Oleson

Gary Oleson

Senior Engineer at SAIC

Sean McClinton

Sean McClinton

Business Operations at RBC Signals

Malak "Mal" Crisp

Malak "Mal" Crisp

Student at University of Washington

Meagan Crawford

Meagan Crawford

Managing Partner at SpaceFund

Tom Olson

Tom Olson

Dir Business Development at Avealto, Ltd

Aaron Pagel

Aaron Pagel

Executive Dir. at Center for Space Commerce & Finance

Rick Tumlinson

Rick Tumlinson

Co-Founder at Space Frontier Foundation