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August 30 – 31, 2017
JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square

Agenda

Agenda and speakers are subject to change.
Agenda last updated: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 4:27 pm MST.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
(all day)
Master Moderator
Master Moderator:

Steve Eisenhart

Sr. Vice President - Strategic & International Affairs
Space Foundation
8:00 a.m. to
9:00 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast Buffet
Location: Metropolitan Pre-function - 2nd floor
9:00 a.m. to
9:15 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Featured Speaker:

Thomas E. Zelibor

Chief Executive Officer
Space Foundation
9:15 a.m. to
10:15 a.m.
Panel: Defining the Industry
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Moderator:

Micah Walter-Range

Director of Research and Analysis
Space Foundation
Panelists:

TBA

10:15 a.m. to
10:30 a.m.
Coffee Break
Location: Metropolitan Pre-function - 2nd floor
10:30 a.m. to
11:00 a.m.
Featured Speaker: TBA
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Featured Speaker:

TBA

11:00 a.m. to
12:00 p.m.
Panel: Big Data and the Space Investment Community
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Moderator:

Dylan Taylor

President and Chief Operating Officer
Colliers International
Panelists:

TBA

12:00 p.m. to
1:20 p.m.
Luncheon
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
1:20 p.m. to
1:45 p.m.
Dessert Buffet
Location: Metropolitan Pre-function - 2nd floor
1:45 p.m. to
2:15 p.m.
Featured Speaker: TBA
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Featured Speaker:

TBA

2:15 p.m. to
3:15 p.m.
Panel: Innovation
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Moderator:

Kira Blackwell

Program Executive, Office of the Chief Technologist
NASA Headquarters
Panelists:

TBA

3:15 p.m. to
3:30 p.m.
Refreshment Break
Location: Metropolitan Pre-function - 2nd floor
3:30 p.m. to
4:15 p.m.
Government Support or Competition with Commercial Space Business - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly either
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Moderator:

Milton "Skip" Smith

Member
Sherman & Howard
Panelists:

TBA

4:15 p.m. to
5:00 p.m.
Panel: Hot New Tech
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Moderator:

TBA

Panelists:

TBA

5:00 p.m.
Sessions Conclude
5:15 p.m.
Startup Showcase Reception - Network with forum attendees and learn more about featured startups.
Location: Skyline BC & Terrace - 21st Floor
7:00 p.m.
Private Events by Invitation
Thursday, August 31, 2017
(all day)
Master Moderator
Master Moderator:

Steve Eisenhart

Sr. Vice President - Strategic & International Affairs
Space Foundation
8:15 a.m. to
9:00 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast Buffet
Location: Metropolitan Pre-function - 2nd floor
9:00 a.m. to
9:25 a.m.
Featured Speaker: TBA
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Featured Speaker:

TBA

9:25 a.m. to
10:20 a.m.
Panel: TBA
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Moderator:

Sima Fishman

Managing Director
Euroconsult USA
Panelists:

TBA

10:20 a.m. to
10:40 a.m.
Coffee Break
Location: Metropolitan Pre-function - 2nd floor
10:40 a.m. to
11:00 a.m.
Featured Speaker: TBA
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Featured Speaker:

TBA

11:00 a.m. to
12:20 p.m.
Panel: International Investment in Space Activities
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Moderator:

TBA

Panelists:

Hidetaka Aoki

Partner, Space & Robotics
Global Brain

Rainer Horn

Managing Partner, Munich
Space-Tec Partners

TBA

12:20 p.m. to
1:35 p.m.
Luncheon
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Featured Speaker:

TBA

1:35 p.m. to
2:00 p.m.
Dessert Buffet
Location: Metropolitan Pre-function - 2nd floor
2:00 p.m. to
2:30 p.m.
Featured Speaker: TBA
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Featured Speaker:

TBA

2:30 p.m. to
3:30 p.m.
Panel: Commercializing Space Products - The $$ from Tech Transfer
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Moderator:

TBA

Panelists:

TBA

3:30 p.m. to
3:45 p.m.
Refreshment Break
Location: Metropolitan Pre-function - 2nd floor
3:45 p.m. to
4:50 p.m.
Panel: TBA
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Moderator:

TBA

Panelists:

TBA

4:50 p.m.
Summary Closing
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
5:00 p.m.
Networking Reception
Location: Skyline BC & Terrace - 21st Floor