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April 3-6, 2017 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Tech Track: SOLD OUT

Tech Track is currently sold out and cannot accept any more registrations. Tech Track sessions offer registrants an opportunity to hear from some of the government and industry leaders in space technology development and to learn about recent advances from presenters in a series of 20-minute tech talks. To get the most recent Tech Track agenda changes and updates while on the go, please download the Space Symposium application at bottom of this page.

Tech Track industry and active military/government registration includes Tech Track panels and lunch on Monday.

Please note Tech Track presenter registration or Tech Track-only registration (without Symposium) DOES NOT INCLUDE access to the Exhibit Center. 

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Papers and Presentations from Tech Track 2017

Papers and presentations from Tech Track 2017 were posted Monday evening. The links to the papers and presentations are on this page. Just scroll down the page to find the presenter you're interested. Select the linked name and title. The link will open another page with the presenter's abstract and just below it, the links to presenter's the paper and presentation.

Papers from Tech Track 2016

View papers from last year's Tech Track

Tech Track 2017 Agenda

Monday, April 03, 2017
8:30 a.m. to
5:10 p.m.
Tech Track
Tech Track
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Colorado Hall

SOLD OUT

Tech Track sessions offer registrants an opportunity to hear from some of the government and industry leaders in space technology development and to learn about recent advances from presenters in a series of 20-minute tech talks. 

Moderator:

Rhiannon Roberts

Internship Coordinator
University of South Florida’s Patel College of Global Sustainability

Greg Thanavaro

Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer
Ball Aerospace
8:30 a.m. to
8:35 a.m.
Welcome
Tech Track
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Moderator:

Rhiannon Roberts

Internship Coordinator
University of South Florida’s Patel College of Global Sustainability

Greg Thanavaro

Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer
Ball Aerospace
8:35 a.m. to
9:00 a.m.
Featured Speaker: James Keravala
Tech Track
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Featured Speaker:

James Keravala

CEO
Off-World Consortium
9:05 a.m. to
10:25 a.m.
Big Ideas and Architectures, Part 1
Tech Track
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Colorado Hall: F
Master Moderator:

Rhiannon Roberts

Internship Coordinator
University of South Florida’s Patel College of Global Sustainability
10:25 a.m. to
10:35 a.m.
Mid-morning Break
Tech Track
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Co-sponsor:
10:35 a.m. to
11:00 a.m.
Featured Speaker: The next big thing! Exploring the latest technology trends shaping the positioning solutions of the future.
Tech Track
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Featured Speaker:

Carlo des Dorides

Executive Director
European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA)
11:05 a.m. to
12:25 p.m.
Earth Weather and Forecasting
Tech Track
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Colorado Hall: F
Master Moderator:

Rhiannon Roberts

Internship Coordinator
University of South Florida’s Patel College of Global Sustainability
12:30 p.m. to
1:30 p.m.
Tech Track Luncheon: Persistent Platforms in Space - Next Generation Infrastructure
Tech Track
Separate Reg. or Purchase

Persistent Platforms in Space -- Next Generation Infrastructure

Persistent platforms in space are expected to be key to next generation space architectures for both commercial and government missions.  Commercial satellite manufacturers provide highly reliable satellite systems that are...read more

Moderator:

Al Tadros

Vice President
Space Infrastructure and Civil Space, Space Systems Loral (SSL)
Panelists:

Dr. Raymond G. "Corky" Clinton, Jr.

Associate Director, Technical, Science & Technology Office
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

Dr. Jeremy Palmer

Program Manager, Tactical Technology Office
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Co-sponsor:
1:35 p.m. to
2:00 p.m.
Featured Speaker: Understanding the Market for Space Resources
Tech Track
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Featured Speaker:

James Orsulak

Director, Sales & Business Development
Planetary Resources, Inc.
3:25 p.m. to
3:35 p.m.
Afternoon Break
Tech Track
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Co-sponsor:
3:35 p.m. to
4:00 p.m.
Featured Speaker: Dennis J. Andrucyk
Tech Track
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Featured Speaker:

Dennis J. Andrucyk

Deputy Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate
NASA Headquarters, Washington DC
4:05 p.m. to
5:05 p.m.
Big Ideas and Architectures, Part 2
Tech Track
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Colorado Hall: F
Master Moderator:

Rhiannon Roberts

Internship Coordinator
University of South Florida’s Patel College of Global Sustainability
5:05 p.m. to
5:10 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Tech Track
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Moderator:

Rhiannon Roberts

Internship Coordinator
University of South Florida’s Patel College of Global Sustainability

Greg Thanavaro

Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer
Ball Aerospace
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