Space Investment Track

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Location: Cheyenne Mountain Resort: Arkansas/Platte

The Space Investment Track will take a dynamic look at the myriad of factors affecting the current and future market for commercial investment in space.

Master of Ceremonies: Andrew Nelson, RS&H

10:00am – Welcome Remarks 

10:05am – Fireside Chat

    • Andrew Sierra, McKinsey & Company – Interviewer
    • Nikolai Khlystov, World Economic Forum

10:25am – Space Investing Through a Public Lens

    • Tyler Letarte, AE Industrial – Moderator
    • Sameer Garg, Citigroup 
    • Greg Konrad, Jefferies 
    • Mithil Mehta, JP Morgan 
    • Austin Moeller, Canaccord Genuity
    • Akshay Patel, PJT Partners

11:10am – Break 

11:20am – Next Generation Investment: A Private Equity/Venture Capital Perspective on Future Space Sector Investment

    • Troy Thomas, Boston Consulting Group – Moderator 
    • Chad Anderson, Space Capital 
    • Steve Kiser, Veteran Ventures Capital
    • Jonathan Lusczakoski, AE Industrial Partners 
    • Gen. John ‘Jay’ Raymond, USSF (Ret.), Cerberus Capital Management

12:15pm – Lunch co-sponsored by Red Rocks Credit Union

1:00pm – The Flight-Proven Paradox and Obstacles to Innovation 

    • Devin Coldewey, TechCrunch
    • Ronald Birk, The Aerospace Corporation 

1:20pm – A Strategic Acquirors Angle of Attack for Space M&A

    • Noel Rimalovski, GH Partners – Moderator
    • Peter Cannito, Redwire Space
    • Matt Kuta, Voyager Space
    • Allie Matthews, Blue Origin
    • Sonny Tahiliani, RTX Ventures
    • Dr. Xiao Yin, Lockheed Martin Ventures

2:05pm – Synergies and Strategies: How the USG and Commercial Marketplace Interact for Mutual Benefit in the Public Interest

    • Brian Bone, The Aerospace Corporation – Moderator 
    • Col Richard Kniseley, Space Systems Command
    • Justin Krauss, J.P. Morgan Chase 
    • Brian O’Toole, BlackSky
    • Dr. Jason Rathje, U.S. Department of Defense 
    • Adam Spice, Rocket Lab

2:50pm – Break

3:00pm – Seed to IPO: The State of SpaceTech Financing

    • Rob Desborough, Seraphim – Moderator 
    • Arthur Grijalva, SpaceWERX
    • Sarah Rosenfeld, Morgan Stanley
    • John Serafini, HawkEye 360
    • Liz Seward, BAE Systems
    • Nick Sinai, Insight Partners
    • Christian Ziach, HTGF

3:45pm – Closing Remarks 

Separate Registration or Purchase Required


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