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30th Space Symposium
May 19-22, 2014 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

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General Program

Col Dominique Arbiol, FAF

Chief of Policy and Cooperations Bureau, French Joint Space Command
Ministry of Defence France

Sirisha Bandla

Assistant Director
Commercial Spaceflight Federation

Chuck Beames

President
Vulcan Aerospace Corporation

Theresa Beech

President & Chief Executive Officer
MetiSpace Technologies, Inc.

James Beletic, Ph.D.

President
Teledyne Imaging Sensors

Warren M. Boley, Jr.

President
Aerojet Rocketdyne

Cdr Volker Brasen, GENA

Assistant Branch Chief, Space, Policy Directorate
German Ministry of Defense

Heather Bulk

President and Chief Executive Officer
Special Aerospace Services

Blake Bullock

Director, Civil Air and Space, Business & Advanced Systems Development
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

João Paulo Campos

Vice President of Business Development
Visiona Space Technology

Jane Chappell

Vice President, Business Development and Strategy
Raytheon Intelligence, Information Services

Leroy Chiao, Ph.D.

Special Advisor - Human Space Flight
Space Foundation

James R. Clapper (Lieutenant General, USAF, Ret.)

Director of National Intelligence
United States of America

Craig R. Cooning, (Major General, USAF, Ret.)

Vice President and General Manager, Space and Intelligence Systems
Chief Executive Officer, Boeing Satellite Systems International, Inc.

Brendan W. Curry

Vice President - Washington Operations
Space Foundation

Richard DalBello

Assistant Director, Space and Aeronautics
Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President

Col. Daniel Dant, USAF

Director, Strategy & Programming
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics

Paul Dillahay

President & Chief Executive Officer
ASRC Federal

Eric K. Fanning

Under Secretary of the Air Force
United States Air Force

BG Jeffrey A. Farnsworth, USA

Deputy Commanding General for Operations
US Army Space and Missile Defense Command (USASMDC) / Army Forces Strategic Command (ARSTRAT)

Gabriel Figueiró de Oliveira

Consultant
Brazilian Space Agency

Dave Gallagher

Director for Astronomy, Physics and Space Technology
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Michael C. Gass

President and Chief Executive Officer
United Launch Alliance (ULA)

Michael D. Griffin, Ph.D

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Schafer Corporation

Lewis Groswald

Associate Program Officer
National Academy of Sciences

John M. Grunsfeld, Ph.D.

Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Peter Hadinger

President, US Government Business Unit
Inmarsat

Samer Halawi

Chief Executive Officer
Thuraya Telecommunications Company

Tom Hammond

Staff Director, Majority
House Science, Space and Technology Committee; Subcommittee on Space

Kevin Hertz

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder
VoxOx

Bruce Hoffmeister

Global Chief Information Officer
Marriott International

Yasushi Horikawa, Ph.D.

Chairman
United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space

Andrea Jaime Albalat

Executive Director
Space Generation Advisory Council

Edgar J. Johansson

President
Colorado Space Business Roundtable

Sandra G. (Sandy) Johnson

President and Chief Executive Officer
Barrios Technology

R. Dan Jones (Lieutenant Colonel, USAF, Ret.)

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Beyond Horizons Space Consulting, LLC

Dave Kaufman, Ph.D.

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

BGen Michel Lalumière, CD

Director General Space
Canadian Armed Forces

Wade Larson

President and Chief Operating Officer
UrtheCast

Chris Lewicki

President and Chief Engineer
Planetary Resources

Robert M. Lightfoot Jr.

Associate Administrator
NASA

Letitia A. Long

Director
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Jeffrey Manber

Managing Director
NanoRacks

John C. Mather, Ph.D

Senior Project Scientist
James Webb Space Telescope, NASA

Francisco Mendieta Jimenez, Ph.D.

General Director
Mexican Space Agency

Anne Hale Miglarese

President and Chief Executive Officer
PlanetIQ LLC

Matt Mountain, Ph.D

Director
Space Telescope Science Institute

Walter J. Natynczyk (General, CA, Ret.)

President
Canadian Space Agency

Janet Nickloy

Chair of the Hosted Payload Alliance
Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Harris Government Communications Systems

George C. Nield, Ph.D.

Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration

Ger Nieuwpoort, Ph.D.

Director
Netherlands Space Office

Henry A. "Trey" Obering, III (Lieutenant General, USAF, Ret.)

Senior Vice President
Booz Allen Hamilton

Robert Tipton "Tip" Osterthaler (Brigadier General, USAF, Ret.)

President and Chief Executive Officer
SES Government Solutions

Enrique Pacheco Cabrera

Deputy Director
Mexican Space Agency

John Paffett, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer
Surrey Satellite Technology US, LLC

David Parker, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer
United Kingdom Space Agency

Lt Gen Ellen Pawlikowski, USAF

Commander
Space and Missiles Systems Center, Air Force Space Command

Marius-Ioan Piso, Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer
Romanian Space Agency (ROSA)

Peter Platzer

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
NanoSatsifi

C.D.A Cristian Puebla, FACh

Commandant
Aeronautical Polytechnic Academy, Chilean Air Force

Elliot H. Pulham

Chief Executive Officer
Space Foundation

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

Commander
14th Air Force

Sara Seager, Ph.D

Professor of Planetary Science and Physics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Kay N. Sears

President
Intelsat General Corporation

Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF

Commander
Air Force Space Command

Vlada Shilina

Associate Vice President, International Strategy & Business Development
Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC)

Gwynne Shotwell

President and Chief Operating Officer
SpaceX

Mark Sirangelo

Corporate Vice President
Sierra Nevada Corporation Space Systems

AVM Edward Stringer, RAF

Assistant Chief of the Air Staff
Royal Air Force

Brig. Gen. Roger W. Teague, USAF

Director, Space Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Acquisition
Office of the Secretary of the Air Force

Mark Valerio

Vice President and General Manager, Military Space
Lockheed Martin

Christopher Vasko

Chair
Space Generation Advisory Council

Damon Wells

Director, Office of Policy & Strategy
National Reconnaissance Office

Deborah Westphal

Managing Director
Toffler Associates

Maj. Gen. Martin Whelan, USAF

Director of Requirements
Headquarters Air Force Space Command

Ann Zulkosky

Senior Professional Staff, Majority
Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, Subcommittee on Science and Space
Cyber 1.4

Jandria Alexander

Principal Director, Cyber Security Subdivision
The Aerospace Corporation

Rohan M. Amin, Ph.D.

Director - Global Cyber Security Solutions
Lockheed Martin

Barry Barlow

Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
The SI Organization, Inc

COL Burt A. Biebuyck, USA

Chief, Cyberspace Future Operations Division
NORAD and USNORTHCOM Cyberspace Operations

Dean Cheng

Senior Researcher
Heritage Foundation

Joseph Drissel

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Cyber Engineering Services

Vinit Duggal

Chief Information Security Officer
Intelsat

David Fastabend

Vice President of Advanced Information Solutions
Exelis

Daniel Ford, D.Sc.

Cybersecurity and Mobile Strategist
DMI Inc.

James Garcia

Director of Cyber Services
MainNerve, LLC

Thomas Gardner, Ph.D. (Captain, USN, Ret.)

Chief Technology Officer
Scitor Corporation

Tracy B. Gray

Partner
Holland & Hart

Paul Greene

Founder and President
Mach 1 Development, Inc.

Kristina Harrington

Director of Signals Intelligence Directorate
National Reconnaissance Office

Dewey Houck

Vice President and General Manager, Electronic & Information Solutions
The Boeing Company

Col. Dean G. Hullings, USAF

Chief, Cyber Superiority Division
Air Force Space Command

Matthew Light

ES-ISAC Cybersecurity Specialist, Critical Infrastructure Protection
North American Electric Reliability Corporation

Christopher Ling

Executive Vice President
Booz Allen Hamilton

Capt Joseph H. Manning, USAF

Requirements Lead, Cyber Defense
Air Force Space Command

William Marion

Chief Technology Officer
Air Force Space Command

Maj. Gen. James K. "Kevin" McLaughlin, USAF

Commander
24th Air Force and Air Forces Cyber

Drew Morin

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.

Maj. Gen. Craig S. Olson, USAF

Program Executive Officer
C3I and Networks, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.

William V. Parker

Special Advisor - International Affairs
Space Foundation

Elliot H. Pulham

Chief Executive Officer
Space Foundation

Riley Repko

Vice President for Global Cyber Security Strategy
Chemring N.A.

Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX)

Chairman, House Science, Space and Technology Committee
U.S. House of Representatives

Jeffrey C. Snyder

Vice President of Cyber Programs
Raytheon
Technical Track

Col. Neal Barlow, USAF, Ph.D.

Chief Scientist
Air Force Space Command

Michael Bergen

Senior Associate
Toffler Associates

Robert S. Cox (Colonel, USAF, Ret.)

Director, National Space Technology Applications
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Richard DalBello

Assistant Director, Space and Aeronautics
Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President

Kathryn Lueders

Acting Program Manager
NASA's Commercial Crew Program

Sean Page

Senior Associate
Toffler Associates

S. Alan Stern, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator, New Horizons Pluto-Kuiper Belt mission
Southwest Research Institute
New Generation Space Leaders

Mariel Borowitz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech

Jeff Carr

Senior Vice President, Aerospace
Griffin Communications Group

Cary C. Chun (Brigadier General, USAF, Ret.)

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Defense Programs
ASRC Federal

BG Timothy R. Coffin, USA

Deputy Commander, JFCC SPACE
USSTRATCOM

Richard DalBello

Assistant Director, Space and Aeronautics
Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President

Hans Davies

Senior Associate
Toffler Associates

Pamela Drew, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President and President of Information Systems
Exelis Inc.

Myron Fletcher

Rocket Propulsion Engineer
The Boeing Company

Richard Godwin

President and Chief Executive Officer
Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc.

Adam Gorski

Manager, Field Engineering and Corporate Events
Analytical Graphics, Inc.

John M. Grunsfeld, Ph.D.

Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Philippe Hazane

Space Attaché and CNES Representative
Embassy of France to the United States of America

CAPT Kathryn P. Hire, USN

Space Advisor
Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy for Plans, Policy, Oversight, and Integration

Robert Jacobson

Principal
Space Angels Network

Larry D. James (Lieutenant General, USAF, Ret.)

Deputy Director
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Michael Kostelnik (Major General, USAF, Ret.)

Vice President, Space
Airbus Group

Les Kovacs

Director, Executive Branch
United Launch Alliance

Phil Larson

Senior Advisor for Space and Innovation
Office of Science and Technology Policy

Shawn Linam

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Qwaltec, Inc.

William "Bill" Mackey

Counselor, Space Affairs
Embassy of Canada

Glenn Mahone

Vice President, Communications
Aerojet Rocketdyne

Sean Mahoney

Chief Executive Officer
Masten Space Systems

Tom Martin

Project Manager for Advanced Space & Launch Strategy
Aerojet Rocketdyne

Jim Maser

Board Member
Space Foundation

Heather McKay

Propulsion Engineer
Lockheed Martin

Jody Merritt

Vice President, Business Development
Scitor Corporation

Andrew Nelson

Chief Operating Officer
XCOR

P.J. O'Rourke

Space Foundation Board Member
Author of 12 best-selling books.

Richard Phillips

Founder and President
Phillips & Company

Richard Pournelle

Senior Vice President of Business Development
NanoRacks

Charles "Charlie" Precourt

Vice President and General Manager
ATK

Jeremy Redden

Systems Integration Project Engineer
ATK

Robert Richards, Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer
Moon Express, Inc.

Nicole Robinson

Corporate Vice President, Communications and Government Affairs
SES Government Solutions

Mark Valerio

Vice President and General Manager, Military Space
Lockheed Martin

Clinton West

Director, Office of Strategic Communications
National Reconnaissance Office

Deborah Westphal

Managing Director
Toffler Associates
Affiliated Events

Carissa Christensen

Managing Partner
The Tauri Group

Mike Conschafter

Senior Manager, Domestic and International Government Advocacy, Geospatial Systems
Exelis, Inc.

Patricia Cooper

President
Satellite Industry Association

Nancy A. Fischer

Partner
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Eric L. Hirschhorn

Under Secretary for Industry and Security
Department of Commerce

Lou Ann McFadden

Chief, Strategic Issues Division
Defense Technology Security Administration

Jeffrey Trauberman

Vice President, Space Intelligence and Missile Defense
The Boeing Company
Classified Session

Marc Berkowitz

Vice President, Strategic Planning
Lockheed Martin

Bruce Chesley, Ph.D.

Vice President, Missions and Programs; Space & Intelligence Systems
Boeing Network and Space Systems

BG Timothy R. Coffin, USA

Deputy Commander, JFCC SPACE
USSTRATCOM

Andrew D. Cox

Director, Space Security & Defense Program
Air Force Space Command

Brendan Houlton

Lead Space Situational Awareness Deployment Engineer
Analytical Graphics, Inc.

Travis Langster

Vice President, Department of Defense and Intelligence Space
Analytical Graphics, Inc.

Thomas B. McDonald III

Director, Innovative Space Mission Solutions
Raytheon

Chirag Parikh

Director, Space Policy
National Security Council

Col. Alan F. Rebholz, USAF

Chief, Space Operations Division
Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Air and Space Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force

Betty J. Sapp

Director
National Reconnaissance Office

Joseph Wysocki (Colonel, USAF, Ret.)

Vice President and Director for Market Development
Scitor Corporation
By Invitation Only Events

Chuck Beames

President
Vulcan Aerospace Corporation

CAPT Kathryn P. Hire, USN

Space Advisor
Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy for Plans, Policy, Oversight, and Integration

Lt Gen John E. Hyten, USAF

Vice Commander
Air Force Space Command

Douglas L. Loverro

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