SPACE SYMPOSIUM SPEAKER

Symposium Speakers

Speakers

Dr. Mohammad Nasser Al Ahbabi

Director General
United Arab Emirates Space Agency (UAESA)

The Honorable Barbara M. Barrett

Secretary
United States Air Force

Peter Beck

Founder and Chief Executive
Rocket Lab

Kira Blackwell

Program Executive, Office of the Chief Technologist
NASA

James Bridenstine

Administrator
NASA

Salvatore T. “Tory” Bruno

President and Chief Executive Officer
United Launch Alliance

Leanne Caret

Executive Vice President
The Boeing Company

Dr. Megan Clark

Head
Australian Space Agency (ASA)

Prof. Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund

Chair of the Executive Board, German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Gen. David L. Goldfein, USAF

Chief of Staff
United States Air Force

Dr. Diane Howard

Chief Counsel for Space Commerce
Department of Commerce

Stéphane Israël

Chief Executive Officer
Arianespace

Sumara Thompson-King

General Counsel
NASA

Dr. Bhavya Lal

Lead of Strategy, Technology Assessment, and Policy Studies and Analyses
IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute

Sylvain Laporte

President
Canadian Space Agency (CSA)

Jean-Yves Le Gall

President
Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

Monica Palko

Vice President and General Counsel
Lockheed Martin Space

Charles Precourt

Vice President, Propulsion Systems
Northrop Grumman

Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, USAF

Chief of Space Operations
United States Space Force

Dr. William Roper

Assistant Secretary
Air Force Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

The Honorable Wilbur L. Ross, Jr.

Secretary of Commerce
Department of Commerce

Tommy Sanford

Executive Director
Commercial Spaceflight Federation

Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl

President
International Institute of Space Law (IISL)

Dr. Christopher Scolese

Director
National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)

Simon Seminari

Senior Consultant
Euroconsult

John Serafini

Chief Executive Officer
HawkEye 360

Gwynne Shotwell

President and Chief Operating Officer
SpaceX

Bob Smith

Chief Executive Officer
Blue Origin

Milton “Skip” Smith

Chair of Aerospace Practice Group
Sherman & Howard

Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, USAF

Commander
Space and Missile Systems Center

Dr. Graham Turnock

Chief Executive
UK Space Agency (UKSA)

Dr. Elizabeth “Zibi” Turtle

Planetary Scientist
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab (APL)

Dr. Johann-Dietrich Wörner

Director General
European Space Agency (ESA)

Dr. Hiroshi Yamakawa

President
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen

Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate
NASA

Corporate Hosts

Brig. Gen. Pete F. Hoene, USAF (Ret.)

President and Chief Executive Officer
SES Government Solutions

Robert Strain

President
Ball Aerospace

Leadership Exchange Mentors

Robert Cabana

Director
John F. Kennedy Space Center

Suzanne Cunningham

Strategy and Integration Manager for Communication and Public Engagement
John F. Kennedy Space Center

Lt. Gen. Larry D. James, USAF (Ret.)

Deputy Director
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Janna Lewis

Senior Corporate Counsel
Northrop Grumman

Kevin “Morty” Mortensen

Director of Business Development for Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems

Maj. Gen. Martin “Marty” Whelan, USAF (Ret.)

Senior Vice President, Defense Systems Group
The Aerospace Corporation

Speakers

Brig. Gen. Wayne R. Monteith, USAF (Ret.)

Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

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