Education to Workforce Program

Thursday, April 11, 2024

8:30 am - 3:30 pm


Location: Cheyenne Mountain Resort

The Education to Workforce program being held during the 39th Space Symposium is a full day event featuring several discussions with high level educational leadership. The dialogues will focus on the education pipeline to meet the increasing demand for quality workers in the burgeoning space ecosystem. 

8:30am – Welcome Remarks 

8:35am – Industry Panel Introduction 

    • Kelli Kedis Ogborn, Space Foundation – Moderator 

8:50am – Industry Panel  

    • Joseph Horvath, Nova Space

10:00am -Networking Break 

10:15am – University Leadership Panel Introduction 

    • Dr. Quincy Brown, NSpC 

10:30am – University Leadership Panel with Q&A 

    • David Thomas, MILO Space Institute – Moderator 
    • Dr. Greg Autry, Thunderbird School of Global Management
    • Dr. Mordecai Ian Brownlee, Community College of Aurora 
    • Dr. Janine Davidson, Metropolitan State University 
    • Dr. Rachelle Keck, Grand View University 
    • Dr. Henrietta Pinchon, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

11:40am – Networking Break 

12:00pm – Lunch 

12:45pm – Networking Break 

1:00pm – International Panel Introduction 

1:30pm – International Multilateral Collaboration on Education to Workforce Panel with Q&A

    • Robert Aillon, Leviathan Space Industries – Moderator 

2:30pm – Closing Remarks 

This event is open to all Space Symposium registrants