SPACE SYMPOSIUM SPEAKER

Symposium Speakers

Speakers

Dr. Eng. 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

Dr. Adriana Blachowicz

Science Officer and Microbiologist

Sensoria 6

Kira Blackwell

Program Executive, Office of the Chief Technologist

NASA

Erin Bonilla

Vice Commander

Sensoria 6

James Bridenstine

Administrator

NASA

Ted Brunell

Principal Solutions Architect

Red Hat

Salvatore T. “Tory” Bruno

President and Chief Executive Officer

United Launch Alliance

Brig. Gen. Steven “Bucky” Butow, USAF

Space Portfolio Director

Defense Innovation Unit

Lisa Callahan

Vice President and General Manager, Commercial Civil Space

Lockheed Martin Space

Leanne Caret

Executive Vice President

The Boeing Company

President and Chief Executive Officer, Defense, Space & Security

Mike Carey

Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder

Atlas Space Operations

Rob Chambers

Director, Human Spaceflight Strategy and Business Development, Space Systems Company

Lockheed Martin

Andrew Chanin

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

ProcureAM

Dr. Jonathan Cirtain

President

BWXT ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, LLC

Dr. Megan Clark

Head

Australian Space Agency (ASA)

Richard B. Cooper

Vice President – Strategic Communications & Outreach

Space Foundation

LTG James Dickinson, USA

Deputy Commander

U.S. Space Command

Prof. Dr. Thomas Djamaluddin

Chairman

Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN)

Thomas Dorame

VP, Strategic Operations, Washington, D.C.

Space Foundation

Prof. Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund

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

President, International Astronautical Federation (IAF)

Steve Eisenhart

Senior VP, Strategic & International Affairs

Space Foundation

Paul Engola

Chief Human Resources Officer & Head of Business Partnerships

Leidos

2nd Lt. Makiah Eustice, USAF

Habitat Operations Officer and Aerospace Engineer

Sensoria 6

Ron Faith

President and Chief Operating Officer

RBC Signals

Karen Feldstein

Deputy Associate Administrator for International and Interagency Relations

NASA

Karen Freedman

Senior Program Manager

APITech

Dr. Michael Gazarik

Vice President of Engineering

Ball Aerospace

Mike Gold

Acting Associate Administrator for International and Interagency Relations

NASA

Gen. David L. Goldfein, USAF

Chief of Staff

United States Air Force

Dr. Namrata Goswami

Senior Analyst and Author

The Futures Lab

Stephanie Gowell

Director of Commercial Sales

Atlas Space Operations

Dr. Michael Griffin

Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering

Department of Defense

Tara Halt

SGFF 2020 Manager

Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC)

J.J. Hastings

Commander

Sensoria 6

Dan Hendrickson

Vice President of Business Development

Astrobotic Technology, Inc.

Dr. Harold Hess

Chief Executive Officer

Enduralock

Maraia Hoffman

Engineering Officer and Crew Training Manager

Sensoria 6

Dr. Diane Howard

Chief Counsel for Space Commerce

Department of Commerce

The Honorable Steven Isakowtiz

President and Chief Executive Officer

The Aerospace Corporation

Stéphane Israël

Chief Executive Officer

Arianespace

Executive Vice President, ArianeGroup

Dr. Neil Jacobs

Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Environmental Observation and Prediction

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Stephen Jurczyk

Associate Administrator

NASA

Dr. Jason Kalirai

Mission Area Executive for Civil Space

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Dr. Janet Kavandi

Senior Vice President Programs

Sierra Nevada Corporation

Sumara Thompson-King

General Counsel

NASA

Dr. Arthur Kreitenberg

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

GermFalcon

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)

Dr. Laurie Leshin

President

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Timothy “TJ” Lincoln

Director, Mission Operations Directorate

National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)

Dr. Mercedes Lopez-Morales

Astronomer

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Douglas Loverro

Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations

NASA

Dr. Erin Macdonald

Astrophysicist and Science Fiction Consultant

Dr. Chiara Manfletti

President

Portuguese Space Agency

Takehiko Matsuo

Director General, National Space Policy Secretariat

Cabinet Office Japan

Col. (Dr.) Walter “Sparky” Matthews, USAF

Surgeon General

U.S. Space Force

Command Surgeon, U.S. Space Command

Ajay Mehta

Acting Director, Office of Satellite Ground Services

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Steven Mirmina

Senior Attorney and Export Control Counsel

NASA

The Honorable Jerry Moran

Senator

United States Senate

Dr. Joel Mozer

Chief Scientist

U.S. Space Force

Monica Palko

Vice President and General Counsel

Lockheed Martin Space

Dr. Saran Poshyachinda

Executive Director

National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT)

Charles Precourt

Vice President, Propulsion Systems

Northrop Grumman

Dr. Sian Proctor

Geoscientist and Science Communications Officer

Sensoria 6

Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, USSF

Chief of Space Operations

United States Space Force

Commander, United States Space Command

James Reuter

Associate Administrator, Space Technology Mission Directorate

NASA

The Honorable Michael Rogers

Congressman

U.S. House of Representatives

Dr. William Roper

Assistant Secretary

Air Force Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

The Honorable Wilbur L. Ross, Jr.

Secretary of Commerce

Department of Commerce

Giorgio Saccoccia

President

Italian Space Agency (ASI)

Tommy Sanford

Executive Director

Commercial Spaceflight Federation

Brian Schettler

Senior Managing Director

Boeing HorizonX Ventures

Vikki Schiff

Vice President of Human Resources

Ball Aerospace

Jackie Schmoll

Senior Director, Strategy and Growth, Space Systems

L3Harris

Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl

President

International Institute of Space Law (IISL)

Rob Schwarz

Chief Technology Officer

Momentus Space

Dr. Christopher Scolese

Director

National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)

John Serafini

Chief Executive Officer

HawkEye 360

Kristin Shahady

SGFF 2020 Deputy Manager

Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC)

Maj. Gen. John E. Shaw, USAF

Combined Force Space Component Commander

U.S. Space Command

Commander, Space Operations Command, U.S. Space Force

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

Director, International Institute of Space Law (IISL)

Lauren Smith

Operations Manager, New Moon Enterprise Operating Unit

Northrop Grumman

Dipak Srinivasan

External Engagements Lead, Civil Space

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Europa Clipper Telecommunications Lead

Dr. Karen St. Germain

Deputy Assistant Administrator, Systems

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Gabriel Swiney

Attorney Adviser

U.S. Department of State

Dylan Taylor

Chief Executive Officer

Voyager Space Holdings

Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, USAF

Commander

Space and Missile Systems Center

Dr. Bob Touchton, P.E.

Chief Autonomy Schientist

Leidos

Dr. Derek Tournear

Director

Space Development Agency

Dr. Graham Turnock

Chief Executive

UK Space Agency (UKSA)

Dr. Elizabeth “Zibi” Turtle

Planetary Scientist

Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab (APL)

Dr. Stephen Volz

Assistant Administrator for Satellite and Information Services

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

John Walsh III

Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer

ASRC Federal

Bill Wiseman

Senior Partner

McKinsey & Company

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

Awardees
Corporate Hosts

Roy Azevedo

Vice President

Raytheon

President, Space and Airborne Systems

Leanne Caret

Executive Vice President

The Boeing Company

President and Chief Executive Officer, Defense, Space & Security

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

President and Chief Executive Officer

SES Government Solutions

Dr. Janet Kavandi

Senior Vice President Programs

Sierra Nevada Corporation

Blake Larson

Corporate Vice President and President

Northrop Grumman Space Systems

Andrea Newbern

Geospatial Analyst

L3Harris

Robert Strain

President

Ball Aerospace

Speakers

Dr. Bernard Foing

Senior Scientist, Advisor to the Director General

European Space Agency (ESA)

Nishita Henry

Chief Innovation Officer

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Randy Segal

Partner, Co-Lead Satellite and Space Practice

Hogan Lovells

Speakers

Eileen Drake

Chief Executive Officer and President

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Debra Facktor

President

DFL Space LLC

Dr. Kavya Manyapu

Flight Crew Operations and Test, CST-100 Starliner Program

The Boeing Company

MER Duty Officer, ISS Program

Dr. Shawna Pandya

Physician; Scientist-Astronaut Candidate & Chief Instructor, Operational Space Medicine, Project PoSSUM

Jillianne Pierce

Federal Government Relations Director

Space Florida

Leadership Exchange Mentors

Robert Cabana

Director

John F. Kennedy Space Center

Carol Craig

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Craig Technologies

Suzanne Cunningham

Strategy and Integration Manager for Communication and Public Engagement

John F. Kennedy Space Center

Dr. Jason Held

Founder

Saber Astronautics

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

Deputy Director

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Col. Mark C. Lee, USAF (Ret.)

Director Aerospace Facilities

Affiliated Engineers

Former NASA Astronaut

Janna Lewis

Senior Corporate Counsel

Northrop Grumman

Robert Lightfoot

Vice President, Strategy & Business Development

Lockheed Martin Space

Dr. José Morey

Liberty Bio Security Consultant

NASA, Hyper Loop Transportation

Kevin “Morty” Mortensen

Vice President for Business Development, Strategy and Growth

BAE Systems

Scott Van Sant

Strategic Engagement Division

USSPACECOM-EAST

Chief, SSA Data Sharing Branch

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

Senior Vice President, Defense Systems Group

The Aerospace Corporation

Lisa Wood

Director, Space Sciences

Ball Aerospace

Dr. Johann-Dietrich Wörner

Director General

European Space Agency (ESA)

Corporate Hosts

Salvatore T. “Tory” Bruno

President and Chief Executive Officer

United Launch Alliance

Speakers

Thomas Dorame

VP, Strategic Operations, Washington, D.C.

Space Foundation

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

Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Speakers

David Anderman

General Counsel

SpaceX

The Honorable Thomas E. Ayres

General Counsel

United States Air Force

Dennis Burnett

Interim General Counsel

HawkEye 360

Melissa Force

Space Lawyer

Spaceport America

Robert Geckle, Jr

Head of Legal Affairs, Industry & Services

Airbus

Timur Kadyrov

Senior Radiocommunication Engineer, Space Services Department

International Telecommunication Union

Karl Kensinger

Deputy Chief of the Satellite Division

Federal Communications Commission

Sumara Thompson-King

General Counsel

NASA

Michelle Kley

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Virgin Galactic

Jim Lee

General Counsel

Maxar

Jessica Noble

General Counsel

NanoRacks

Monica Palko

Vice President and General Counsel

Lockheed Martin Space

Ruth Pritchard-Kelly

Vice President for Regulatory Affairs

OneWeb

Amanda Rutenberg

General Counsel

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl

President

International Institute of Space Law (IISL)

Milton “Skip” Smith

Chair of Aerospace Practice Group

Sherman & Howard

Director, International Institute of Space Law (IISL)

Adonica Wada

Vice President Regulatory Affairs & Compliance

Planet

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