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SAVE THE DATE: 32nd Space Symposium: April 11 - 14, 2016
April 13-16, 2015 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

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Symposium Program

Dr. Mohammad Nasser Al Ahbabi

Director General
United Arab Emirates Space Agency

Talal Al Kaissi

Chief of Staff - Trade and Commercial Office & Advisor to the Commercial Counselor
Embassy of the United Arab Emirates

Salem Humaid Al Marri

Assistant Director General for Scientific & Technical Affairs
Emirates Institution for Advanced Science & Technology (EIAST)

Victoria Alonsoperez

Chairperson
Space Generation Advisory Council

Chad Anderson

Managing Director
Space Angels Network

Sirisha Bandla

Fusion Forum Manager
Space Generation Advisory Council

Professor Roberto Battiston

President
Italian Space Agency (ASI)

Dr. Christoph Becker

Head of Strategy and International Relations
German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Chris Bee

Head of Business Development - STFC
STFC – RAL Space

Carolyn Belle

Analyst
Northern Sky Research (NSR)

Steve Bochinger

Chief Operating Officer
Euroconsult

Andrea Boyd

ISS Flight Operations Engineer, Space Applications Services
European Astronaut Centre

James Frederick "Jim" Bridenstine (R-OK)

Congressman
Oklahoma’s First District

Rear Adm. Brian B. Brown, USN

Deputy Commander JFCC SPACE
USSTRATCOM

Salvatore T. "Tory" Bruno

President and CEO
United Launch Alliance (ULA)

Alice Bunn

Director of Policy
UK Space Agency

Robert Cardillo

Director
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Dr. Leroy Chiao

Special Advisor - Human Space Flight
Space Foundation

Dr. Gwang-Rae CHO

President
Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI)

Dan Collins

Chief Operating Officer
United Launch Alliance

Steve Cook

Vice President, Corporate Development
Dynetics

Craig R. Cooning

President, Network and Space Systems
Boeing Defense, Space and Security

Brig. Gen. Clinton E. Crosier, USAF

Deputy Director, Global Operations (DJ3), Global Operations Directorate
United States Strategic Command

Frank L. Culbertson

Executive Vice President & President, Space Systems Group
Orbital ATK

Mark Dankberg

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
ViaSat

Jean-Jacques Dordain

Director General
European Space Agency (ESA)

Lt. Gen. Michael D. Dubie

Deputy Commander, U.S. Northern Command, and Vice Commander, U.S. Element, North American Aerospace Defense Command

Warren Ferster

Executive Editor
Space News

Dr. Rolf-Dieter Fischer

Head of Division Technology Marketing
German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Ronald J. Grabe

Executive Vice President & President, Flight Systems Group
Orbital ATK

Jeffrey D. Grant

Sector Vice President and General Manager of Space Systems
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, USAF

Commander
Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command

Dr. Gerd Gruppe

Head of DLR Space Administration

Samer Halawi

Chief Executive Officer
Thuraya

Mason Hall

Data Management Coordinator (DMC) Flight Controller
NASA

Lt. Gen. Michael A. Hamel, USAF (Ret.)

Vice President & General Manager, Commercial Space
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company

RADM Charlie Hamilton, (USN, Ret.)

Vice President
Booz Allen Hamilton

Kristina Harrington

Director of Signals Intelligence Directorate
National Reconnaissance Office

Lt. Col. Mike Hellmann

Deputy Branch Chief
Federal Ministry of Defence

Stefan A. Hess

Head of Space and Defence
German Aerospace Industries Association

Brig. Gen. Peter Hoene, USAF (Ret.)

President and CEO
SES-Government Solutions

Benjamin P. Honey

Attitude Determination and Control Officer
International Space Station, NASA Johnson Space Center

Professor G. Scott Hubbard

Consulting Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics
Stanford University

Gen. John E. Hyten, USAF

Commander
Air Force Space Command

Lt. Gen. Larry D. James

Deputy Director
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

COL Thomas James

Cdr 1st Space Brigade
USASMDC/ARSTRAT

The Honorable Deborah Lee James

Secretary of the Air Force

Martin Johnson

Director, Nat'l Air Defence & Space Ops
Royal Air Force

Sandy Johnson

President and CEO
Barrios Technology

Stanley O. Kennedy, Jr.

President
Oakman Aerospace

Mark King

Chief Executive Officer
Micropac

BGen Michel Lalumière, CD

Director General Space
Canadian Armed Forces

Sylvain Laporte

President
Canadian Space Agency

Douglas L. Loverro

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Space Policy
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy)

Lauren Lyons

Science Writer and Researcher in Open Innovation
NYU Stern School for Business

Barry Matsumori

Sr. VP of Business Development
SpaceX

Todd May

SLS Program Manager
NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center

Professor Mark McCaughrean

Senior Science Advisor
European Space Agency

Dr. Francisco Javier Mendieta Jiménez

General Director
Mexican Space Agency (AEM)

Dr. Fritz Merkle

Member of the Management Board
OHB

Robert Meyerson

President
Blue Origin

Michael W. Miller

Vice President of Science and Environmental Spacecraft Programs
Orbital ATK

Brigadeiro do Ar Carlos Minelli De Sá

President
Comissão de Coordenação e Implantação de Sistemas Espaciais (CCISE)

Frank Morring Jr.

Senior Editor, Space
Aviation Week and Space Technology

Clayton Mowry

President
Arianespace, Inc.

Daichi Nakamura

ISS JEM Flight Controller, Space Engineering Development (SED) Co.,Ltd.
JAXA Tsukuba Space Center

Dr. George C. Nield

Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration

Ger Nieuwpoort, Ph.D.

Director
Netherlands Space Office

Scott Nolan

Partner
Founders Fund

Dara A. Panahy

Partner
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

David Parker, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer
United Kingdom Space Agency

Akshay Patel

Vice President in Investment Banking - Media and Telecommunications
Morgan Stanley and Advisor, Accion Systems, Inc.

Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski

Military Deputy
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition

Rupert Pearce

Chief Executive Officer
Inmarsat

Air Commodore John Philliban

Head C4ISR Joint User, Joint Forces Command
United Kingdom Ministry of Defence

Dr. Marius-Ioan Piso

President and Chief Executive Officer
Romanian Space Agency (ROSA)

Brig. Gen. Burkhard Pototzky

Division Chief Air and Space Operations
German Air Force, Air Operations Command

Richard Pournelle

Senior Vice-President of Business Development
NanoRacks

Elliot H. Pulham

Chief Executive Officer
Space Foundation

Minoo Rathnasabapathy

Executive Director
Space Generation Advisory Council

Lt. Gen. John W. "Jay" Raymond, USAF

Commander
14th Air Force

Frank Rose

Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance
U.S. Department of State

Gwynne Shotwell

President and Chief Operating Officer
SpaceX

Wanda A. Sigur

Vice President and General Manager, Civil Space
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company

James S. (Jim) Simpson

Vice President, Business Development and Strategy, Network and Space Systems
Boeing Defense, Space and Security

Mark N. Sirangelo

Corporate Vice President and Head of Space Systems
Sierra Nevada Corporation

Lauren Smith

Engineer - NASA Glenn Research Center
Case Western Reserve University

Stephen Spengler

Chief Executive Officer
Intelsat

Eric W. Stallmer

President
Commercial Spaceflight Federation

Dr. Alan Stern

Principal Investigator
New Horizons Mission

Rie Suetomi

Director
Office of National Space Policy, Cabinet Office of Japan

Sir Martin Sweeting

Group Executive Chairman
Surrey Satellite Technology

Dylan Taylor

Global Chief Operating Officer
Colliers International

Brig. Gen. Jean-Daniel Testé

Commander, Joint Space Command
French Ministry of Defense

Dr. Pham Anh Tuan

Director
Vietnam National Satellite Center (VNSC)

Mark Valerio

Vice President and General Manager, Military Space
Lockheed Martin Corporation's Space Systems Company

Julie A. Van Kleeck

Vice President, Advanced Space and Launch Business Unit
Aerojet Rocketdyne

Dave Wajsgras

President, Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS)
Raytheon Company

Deborah L. Westphal

Managing Director
Toffler Associates

George Whitesides

Chief Executive Officer
Virgin Galactic

Klaus-Peter Willsch

Chairman
Aviation and Space Group in German Bundestag

Johann-Dietrich Wörner

Chairman of the Executive Board
German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Yuichi Yamaura

Vice President, Strategy, International Relations and Industrial Collaboration
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Cyber 1.5 Classified

James Frederick "Jim" Bridenstine (R-OK)

Congressman
Oklahoma’s First District

Philip A. Celestini

Section Chief
FBI Cyber Division

Michael K. Daly

Chief Technology Officer, Cybersecurity and Special Missions
Raytheon Company

Maj. Gen. Stephen T. Denker

Director of Integrated Air, Space, Cyberspace and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Operations
Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base

ADM James O. Ellis, Jr., USN (Ret.)

Hoover Institution
Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow

Chris Foster

Director, Business Development, Electronic & Information Solutions
Boeing Network & Space Systems

Tommy Gardner, Ph.D. (CAPT USN, Ret.)

Chief Technology Officer
Scitor Corporation

Kristina Harrington

Director of Signals Intelligence Directorate
National Reconnaissance Office

Gen. John E. Hyten, USAF

Commander
Air Force Space Command

Maj Kevin S. Kuciapinski, PhD, USAF

Technical Director, Experiments & Initiatives Division,
National Reconnaissance Office

John M. "Mike" McConnell

Senior Executive Advisor
Booz Allen Hamilton

Maj. Gen. Harold "Punch" Moulton, USAF (Ret.)

Senior Director, Cyber Strategies, Innovation & Consulting
Stellar Solutions, Inc.

Maj. Gen. Craig S. Olson, USAF

PEO for C3I and Networks
Hanscom Air Force Base

Colonel Ed Rios, USAF (Ret.)

President and Chief Executive Officer
CyberSpace Operations Consulting, Inc.

Steve Smith

Director of Programs, Systems Engineering Solutions
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

The Honorable Patricia Grace Smith

Former FAA Associate Administrator, Commercial Space Transportation
Principal, Patti Grace Smith Consulting, L.L.C.

Howard Whyte

Senior IT Security Officer
NASA
Space Classified

Marc Berkowitz

Director Strategic Planning
Lockheed Martin

Frank Calvelli

Principal Deputy Director
National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)

Timothy Frei

Vice President, Communication Systems
Northrop Grumman

Col. Philip A. Garrant, USAF

Director, Senior Materiel Leader
Space Superiority Systems Directorate (SMC/SY)

John Goolgasian III

Director, Source Operations and Management Directorate
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Jeffrey D. Grant

Sector Vice President and General Manager of Space Systems
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

Gen. John E. Hyten, USAF

Commander
Air Force Space Command

Dr. David A. Kaufman

Vice President & General Manager, National Defense
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

Allen L. Krum

Consulant
National Security Space Consultants

Travis Langster

Vice President, Business Development, DoD & Intel Space
Analytical Graphics, Inc.

Douglas L. Loverro

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Space Policy
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy)

Chirag Parikh

Director of Space Policy
National Security Council, The White House

Robert O. Work

Deputy Secretary of Defense
Defense Department

Joe Wysocki

Director of Market Development
Scitor Corporation
Technical Track

Mark Bitterman

President
MEB Strategic Advisors, LLC.

Jeff Greason

Founder and CTO
XCOR Aerospace

Dr. Michael Griffin

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Schafer Corporation

Adrian A. Laffitte

Executive Director
Kennedy Space Center Educational Foundation

Allan Lockheed Jr.

Owner
Allan Lockheed & Associates

Dr. Misko Popovic

Senior Director, Advanced Technology Solutions
Artel

Dr. Gordon Roesler

Program Manager
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Dr. Merri J. Sanchez

Chief Science and Technical Advisor
Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base
New Generation Space Leaders

Jenny Barna

Launch Manager
Spire

Peter Beck

CEO
Rocket Lab USA

Amir R. Blachman

Managing Director
Space Angels Network

Rick Byrens

President
Alliance Spacesystems

Col. Robert D. Cabana, USMC (Ret)

Director
Kennedy Space Center

Jeffrey Carr

President
Griffin Communications

Dr. Leroy Chiao

Special Advisor - Human Space Flight
Space Foundation

Brig. Gen. Cary Chun, USAF (Ret.)

Senior Vice President Client Relations
ASRC Federal

BG Timothy R. Coffin

Commanding General
White Sands Missile Range

Dan Collins

Chief Operating Officer
United Launch Alliance

Kevin Cook

Vice President - Marketing and Communications
Space Foundation

Debra Facktor Lepore

Vice President and General Manager, Strategic Operations
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

Laetitia Garriott de Cayeux

President and COO
Escape Dynamics Inc.

Michael C. Gass

Former President and Chief Executive Officer
United Launch Alliance (ULA)

Philippe Hazane

Space attaché & CNES Representative
Embassy of France

Gregory Johnson

President & Executive Director
Center for the Advancement of Science in Space

Sandy Johnson

President and CEO
Barrios Technology

Don Kempf

President
Giant Screen Films

Daniel Lockney

Technology Transfer Program Executive
NASA Headquarters

Clayton Mowry

President
Arianespace, Inc.

Sunil Nagaraj

Vice President
Bessemer Venture Partners

Janet Nickloy

Vice President, National Strategy & Business Development
Harris Corporation

Dr. Ellen Ochoa

Director
Johnson Space Center

Dr. John Paffett

Chief Executive Officer
Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC

Dara A. Panahy

Partner
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

Chirag Parikh

Director of Space Policy
National Security Council, The White House

Jillianne Pierce

Government Affairs Associate
Space Foundation

Shey Sabripour

Chief Technical Officer
Firefly Space Systems, Inc.

RADM Victor See, USN (Ret)

Senior Vice President
Integrity Applications Incorporated

The Honorable Patricia Grace Smith

Former FAA Associate Administrator, Commercial Space Transportation
Principal, Patti Grace Smith Consulting, L.L.C.

Micah Walter-Range

Director - Research and Analysis
Space Foundation

Deborah L. Westphal

Managing Director
Toffler Associates

LTC Dennis Wille

Space Operations Military Planner
SMDC/ARSTRAT

John Williams

President & CEO
Universal Space Network
By Invitation Only Events

Allen Bishop

President and CEO
Reference Technologies, Inc.

Joerg Herrmann

Head of EDRS SpaceDataHighway Business Development
AIRBUS

Charles Huettner

Executive Director
Aerospace States Association

Taner Kodanaz

Director, Seeing a Better World Program
DigitalGlobe Inc.

Douglas L. Loverro

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Space Policy
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy)

Charles R. Lucy

Attorney
Holland & Hart LLP

Ben Marcus

CEO
No Fly Zone

Barry Matsumori

Sr. VP of Business Development
SpaceX

Clayton Mowry

President
Arianespace, Inc.

Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski

Military Deputy
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition

Shirish Ravan

Head of UN-SPIDER Beijing Office
UN-SPIDER (United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response)

Dr. Michael K. Simpson

Executive Director
Secure World Foundation

Victoria Strohmeyer

UAS Practitioner
Holland & Hart

Brian Wynne

CEO
AUVSI (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems)
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