Track: Track Pass

Monday, April 17, 2023

Monday, April 17, 2023

10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Location: Cheyenne Mountain Resort

Space Law and Regulation Track

Presented in Association with the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) and Sherman & Howard

The Space Law and Regulation Track, developed in association with the International Institute of Space Law, will address pressing issues of space law and regulation impacting commercial space activities.  Attendees will receive an update on regulatory developments in the U.S. and several panels will address legal issues of concern to commercial space companies.  Thereafter, The GC Forum will feature General Counsels from government agencies and space companies who will address a variety of important and current issues, from IP to deals and contracting issues.  We anticipate up to 15 General Counsels will participate in the Forum.  Following the GC Forum, Sherman & Howard will host a reception and provide an opportunity for attendees to network with the speakers and GCs.   

CLE credit will be provided. 

10:00 am – Welcome

    • Milton “Skip” Smith, Sherman & Howard
    • Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl, IISL 

10:05 am – Regulatory Update: FCC, FAA, NOAA, U.S. State/Commerce

    • Laura Cummings, Astroscale – Moderator
    • Sabrina Jawed, FAA
    • FCC – TBA
    • Glenn Tallia, NOAA
    • Julie Kearney, Federal Communications Commission 
    • Jason Kim, U.S. Department of Commerce
    • Julie Zoller, Amazon

11:20 am – Featured Speaker: Dr. Diane Howard, National Space Council

11:45 am – Lunch 

12:45 pm – Space Deals 

    • Megan Crawford, SpaceFund – Moderator
    • Sameer Garg, Citi
    • Matt Kuta, Voyager Space
    • Jim Lee, Maxar Technologies

1:35 pm – Risk Management Models for Space Activities

    • Dr. Andrea Harrington, Air University – Moderator
    • Chris Kunstadter, AXA XL
    • Col. Todd Pennington, United States Space Command
    • Amanda Rutenberg, Rocket Lab

2:25 pm – Break 

2:45 pm – General Counsel Forum

    • The Honorable Thomas E. Ayres, Voyager Space
    • The Honorable Peter Beshar, United States Air Force
    • Rebecca Bresnik, NASA
    • Dennis Burnett, Hawk Eye 360
    • Kelly Garehime, Sierra Space
    • Arjun Kampani, Rocket Lab
    • Pat Lisowski, Lockheed Martin
    • The Honorable Paul Ney, Momentus Inc.
    • Monica Palko, York Space

5:00 pm – Participants are invited to attend the Space Law and Regulatory Reception co-sponsored by Sherman & Howard and HawkEye 360

Separate Registration or Purchase Required


Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Location: Cheyenne Mountain Resort

Space Science Track

Presented in Association with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory 

This year marks the first Space Symposium to include a dedicated science track, allowing for in depth discussions of a range of civil space science and research matters. Government and industry speakers will address the NASA science roadmap, planetary defense, advanced rockets, exploration initiatives, and other topics.

10:00am – Networking 

10:30am – Featured Speaker: Dr. Michael Morgan, NOAA

10:50am – ISS National Laboratories Fireside Chat

11:20am – Featured Speaker: Dr. Mike Witt, Northrop Grumman

11:40am – Featured Speaker: Prof. Dr. Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla, DLR

12:00pm – Featured Speaker: H.E. Dr. Salim AlMalik, ICESCO

12:15pm – Lunch

1:15pm – Featured Speaker: Dr. Nicola Fox, NASA

1:50pm – Big Rockets and Big Science

    • Michael Paul, JHUAPL – Moderator
    • Dr. John Blevins, NASA
    • Dr. Mark Clampin, NASA
    • Dr. Louise Prockter, JHUAPL
    • Dr. Steven Squyres, Blue Origin 

2:35pm – Planetary Defense

    • Dipak Srinivasan, JHUAPL – Moderator
    • Matthew Daniels, OSTP
    • Lindley Johnson, NASA
    • Dr. Bhavya Lal, NASA

3:20pm – Heliophysics Big Year

    • Dr. Elena Adams, JHUAPL

3:55pm – Lunar Lessons Learned for Mars and Beyond

    • Dr. Laurie Leshin, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory – Moderator 
    • Dr. Lisa Carnell, NASA
    • Tim Crain, Intuitive Machines
    • Shea Ferring, Firefly Aerospace
    • Joe Landon, Lockheed Martin

Separate Registration or Purchase Required


Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Location: Cheyenne Mountain Resort

Game Changers Track

Presented in Association with Euroconsult

9:00 am – Opening Remarks: Pacôme Révillon, Euroconsult

9:10 am – Fireside Chat: Foresight of Space – What Will Space Look Like in 2050?

    • Jeff Foust, SpaceNews – Moderator
    • Jean-Jacques Dourdain,
    • Robert Lightfoot, Lockheed Martin 
    • Pete Worden, Breakthrough Initiatives 

9:25 am – Panel: Commercial SSA: The Next Game Changers 

    • Todd Simon, Geospatial Alpha – Moderator 
    • Julien Cantegreil, Spaceable
    • Phil Carrai, Kratos
    • Dan Ceperley, LeoLabs
    • Jose Miguel Lozano, GMV
    • Melanie Stricklan, Slingshot Aerospace

10:10 am – Coffee Break and Networking

10:30 am – Panel: Satellite Life Extension

    • Charlotte Croison, Euroconsult – Moderator 
    • Joe Anderson, SpaceLogistics
    • Trevor Bennett, Starfish Space
    • Daniel Faber, Orbit Fab
    • Jack Deasy, Astroscale

11:00 am – Panel: New Ways of Monitoring Climate Change: From Observing to Acting

    • Ryan Duffy, Payload – Moderator
    • Stephane Germain, GHGSat
    • Dr. Mitch Goldberg, NESDIS – NOAA
    • Travis Hartman, Maxar Technologies

11:30 am – Featured Speaker: Matt Kuta, Voyager Space

11:45 am – Panel: Enabling the Space Infrastructure 

    • David Meltzer, GVF – Moderator
    • Stephen Kitay, Microsoft
    • Luigi Pasquali, Telespazio
    • Alvaro Sanchez, Integrasys
    • Dr. Vagan Shakhgildian, Comtech 
    • Lt. Col. A. Walter Shedroff, USAF

12:30 pm – Featured Speaker: Sirisha Bandla, Virgin Galactic 

12:45 pm – Lunch and Networking

1:30 pm – Panel: Private Sector in Science Exploration Missions

    • Michael Sheetz, CNBC – Moderator 
    • Peter Beck, Rocket Lab
    • Alexander MacDonald, NASA
    • Barry Matsumori, Impulse Space

2:00 pm – Panel: Unlocking New Commercial Services in Lunar Exploration 

    • Natalia Larrea Brito, Euroconsult – Moderator
    • Dan Hendrickson, Astrobotics
    • Greg Johnson, Swedish Space Corporation
    • Joe Landon, Lockheed Martin
    • Dr. David Parker, European Space Agency 
    • Sir Martin Sweeting, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd 

3:00 pm – Coffee Break and Networking

3:20 pm – Featured Speaker: The Honorable Jim Bridenstine, Independent Consultant 

3:35 pm – Panel: The Race to Reinvent the Space Station 

    • Tim Parsons, Euroconsult – Moderator 
    • Tejpaul Bhatia, Axiom Space
    • Mike Gold, Redwire Space
    • Dr. Janet Kavandi, Sierra Space
    • Richard Mastracchio, Northrop Grumman 
    • Brent Sherwood, Blue Origin 
    • Marshall Smith, Voyager Space

4:35 pm – Closing Remarks 

5:00 pm – Participants are invited to attend the Game Changers Mixer co-sponsored by Euroconsult, Redwire, and SGAC

Separate Registration or Purchase Required