Space Law Workshop

Monday, April 4, 2022

1:15 pm - 5:15 pm


Location: Broadmoor West: Ballroom

The International Institute of Space Law will again sponsor a Space Law Workshop Monday afternoon.  This program will focus on key legal issues impacting the commercial space industry and will conclude with a General Counsel Forum including the top lawyers from industry and government agencies.  The Workshop is open for a separate registration fee to Symposium attendees.  Continuing legal education credit will be available.

37th Space Symposium registration is not included. If interested in attending the Symposium speaking sessions and/or exhibit centers, you must purchase registration here: REGISTRATION PORTAL


1:15 – 1:20 PM – Introductions and welcome

    • Skip Smith, Sherman & Howard
    • Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl, President of the International Institute of Space Law

1:20 – 1:35 PM – Commercial Space Policies & Perspectives

    • Dr. Diane Howard, Director of Commercial Space Policy at the National Space Council

1:35 – 2:45 PM – Legal Issues Presented by the Artemis Accords

    • Marco Ferrazzani, Chief Legal Officer, European Space Agency (ESA)
    • Mike Gold, Redwire Space
    • Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl, President of the International Institute of Space Law
    • Gabriel Swiney, Senior Policy Advisor, NASA

2:45 – 3:55 PM – Legal Issues Presented by Commercial Space Stations

    • Kelly Garehime, General Counsel, Sierra Space
    • Brian Israel, Associate General Counsel for International Law, NASA
    • Jessica Noble, General Counsel, Nanoracks
    • Alicia Woodley, Chief Counsel & Corporate Operations, Axiom Space

3:55 – 5:15 PM – General Counsel Forum

    • The Forum will include GCs from: European Space Agency (Marco Ferrazzani), Lockheed Martin Space (Robin Ricketts), Maxar (Jim Lee), ULA (Sondra Barbour), Voyager Space Holdings (Tom Ayres), Spaceport America (Melissa Force), Hawkeye360 (Dennis Burnett), York Space (Monica Palko), Aerojet Rocketdyne Space (Amanda Rutenberg), Axiom Space (Alicia Woodley), Sierra Space (Kelly Garrehime), Momentus (Paul Ney) and Nanoracks (Jessica Noble). Topics of discussion will include: non-traditional business models for commercial space, large constellations and space traffic management, SPACS, Spaceport developments, intellectual property, and more. 

5:15 – 6:15 PM – Reception co-sponsored by Sherman & Howard and HawkEye 360

Separate Registration or Purchase Required