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Track: Symposium Program

Sunday, April 3, 2022

Sunday, April 3, 2022

5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Location: Space Foundation Headquarters and Discovery Center

A Celebration of Space: Discover What’s Next

Celebrate the wonders of space—and our 10th anniversary—at Space Foundation Discovery Center. Join us for an evening of fun before Space Symposium, and support STEM education while you enjoy this cosmic-themed party.

In ten years, Space Foundation Discovery Center has seen nearly 300,000 people of all ages walk through its doors. Through hundreds of STEM programs, thousands of children have been introduced to the universe. We are partying to celebrate our forward progress and you are invited! Highlights of the night include astronaut meet and greets, a drone obstacle course, a silent auction, and more. Your ticket includes all activities and food, plus your first drink is on us! This event is 21+ only.

Tickets can be purchased with your Symposium registration or you visit bit.ly/spacecelebration to learn more and buy them there. All proceeds benefit Space Foundation’s immersive STEM education programs.

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Monday, April 4, 2022

Monday, April 4, 2022

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

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Location: International Center: Outside

Welcome Reception

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Monday, April 4, 2022

6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

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Location: International Center

Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony celebrates the official start of the annual Space Symposium.  Space Foundation honors outstanding individuals and organizations at several Symposium events, to highlight the best of the best in the space community.  We are excited to announce that the Opening Ceremony for the 37th Space Symposium will feature the presentation of the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award, the highest honor bestowed by Space Foundation.

Master of Ceremonies:

  • Thomas E. Zelibor, Rear Admiral, USN (Ret.)

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Monday, April 4, 2022

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Location: Ball Aerospace Exhibit Center

Monday, April 4, 2022

8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Location: Lake Terrace Dinning Room

Opening Night Celebration – Maxar

Fireworks viewing outside at the Lake at 9:00pm

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Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

7:15 am - 8:30 am

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Location: Colorado Hall

Government Affairs Breakfast

The Government Affairs Breakfast is a unique opportunity for attendees to enhance their networking opportunities by engaging with government, military, and industry representatives on public policy issues. Discussion focuses on topics critical to the government affairs community with a senior official as featured speaker.

Master of Ceremonies:

  • Thomas Dorame

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Tuesday, April 5, 2022

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Location: International Center

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

8:45 am - 9:10 am

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Location: International Center

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

9:15 am - 9:40 am

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Location: International Center

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

9:45 am - 10:10 am

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Location: International Center

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

10:10 am - 10:25 am

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Location: The Broadmoor Hotel

Break

A virtual only presentation of 37 Beat.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

10:25 am - 10:50 am

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Location: International Center

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

10:55 am - 11:10 am

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Location: International Center

One on One with Robert Lightfoot

Interviewed by:

  • Christian Davenport

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

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Location: International Center

Artemis and Industry: Building the Space Economy

Moderator:

  • Lauren Smith – Space Foundation New Gen Board Member

Panelists:

  • Kenneth Bowersox
  • James Free
  • James Reuter
  • Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

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Location: Colorado Hall

Game Changers Luncheon

With deep space exploration at the forefront of our future, the need for groundbreaking technologies, international collaborations and industry growth are imminent. Join us for a stimulating discussion about the way ahead.

Master of Ceremonies

  • Hoyt Davidson

Moderator:

  • Devin Coldeway

Panelists:

  • Peter Beck
  • Meagan Crawford
  • Jessica Robinson
  • Melanie Stricklan

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Tuesday, April 5, 2022

2:15 pm - 2:25 pm

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Location: International Center

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Location: International Center

International Military Collaboration

Moderator: 

  • Kelli Seybolt

Panelists:

  • Brig. Gen. Luca Capasso, IAF
  • MGEN Michel Friedling, FRA-AF
  • AVM Paul Godfrey, OBE, RAF
  • AIRMSHL Mel Hupfeld, RAAF
  • Gen. Shunju Izutsu, JSDF
  • Lt. Gen. David J. Julazadeh, USAF
  • Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, USSF

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

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Location: The Broadmoor Hotel

Break

A virtual only presentation of 37 Beat.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

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Location: International Center

One on One with Dan Hart

Interviewed by:

  • Jim Adams

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Location: International Center

Norms of Behavior: A Cross Sectional Look

Moderator: 

  • Dr. Bhavya Lal

Panelists:

  • Mike Gold
  • Audrey Schaffer
  • Gabriel Swiney

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Location: Ball Aerospace Exhibit Center

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Location: International Center

Corporate Partnership Dinner

At the Corporate Partnership Dinner, we salute all the companies that support Space Foundation throughout the year. Their donations, in-kind contributions, and voluntary efforts are essential to the success of Space Foundation’s programs. The financial backing and on-going participation by corporate members in Space Foundation programs have helped us grow into the leading organization we are today.

Corporate membership is an investment in the future of our industry, the returns are endless. Learn more about Corporate Membership (external link).

Master of Ceremonies:

  • Jeffrey Grant

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Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

7:15 am - 8:30 am

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Location: Colorado Hall

Satellite Forum Breakfast

Commercial space companies are sending more satellites into orbit than ever before, providing a constant stream of data, images and communications capability. This breakfast provides an opportunity to hear key insights for satellite manufacturers, launchers and operators.

Master of Ceremonies: 

  • Peter Trainer

Featured Speaker:

  • Lt. Gen. Nina M. Armagno, USSF
  • Maj. Stephanie Flowers, USSF 

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Wednesday, April 6, 2022

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Location: International Center

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

8:45 am - 9:55 am

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Location: International Center

Heads of Agency

Moderator: 

  • Dr. Kathryn C. Thornton

Panelists:

  • Dr. Josef Aschbacher
  • Philippe Baptiste
  • Dr. Paul Bate
  • Lisa Campbell
  • Col. Pam Melroy, USAF (Ret.)
  • Dr. Walther Pelzer 
  • Dr. Hiroshi Yamakawa

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

10:00 am - 10:20 am

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Location: International Center

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

10:20 am - 10:35 am

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Location: International Center

One on One with Massimo Comparini

Interviewed by:

  • Steve Bochinger

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

10:35 am - 10:45 am

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Location: The Broadmoor Hotel

Break

A virtual only presentation of 37 Beat.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

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Location: International Center

Leveraging the Synergy of Proliferated LEO and GEO Systems for National Security Missions

Opening Remarks:

  • Tara Copp
  • Dr. Derek Tournear

Moderator: 

  • Lt. Gen. David Buck, USAF (Ret.)

Panelists:

  • Richard Aves
  • Col. Dean Bellamy, USAF (Ret.)
  • Tony Colucci
  • Capt. Robert Curbeam, USN (Ret.) 
  • Stacy Kubicek
  • Tom Markusic

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

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Location: Colorado Hall

Space Warfighters Luncheon

This luncheon honors the service and contributions to our national and global security by our military forces and those of our global partners.  Remarks from a distinguished leader in the Space domain.

Master of Ceremonies:

  • Thomas Dorame

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Wednesday, April 6, 2022

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

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Location: International Center

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

2:20 pm - 3:05 pm

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Location: International Center

Heads of Agency: Nations to Watch

Moderators: 

  • Steve Eisenhart
  • Dr. Christian Feichtinger

Panelists:

  • Dr. Salvador Landeros Ayala
  • Dunay Badirkhanov
  • Ricardo Conde
  • Dr. Mohamed El-Koosy
  • Carlos Moura
  • Enrico Palermo 
  • Dr. Marius-Ioan Piso

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

3:10 pm - 3:50 pm

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Location: International Center

The Component Commands

Moderator: 

  • Maj. Gen. Brook J. Leonard, USAF

Panelists:

  • Brig. Gen. Jeffrey F. Hill, USAF
  • LTG Daniel Karbler, USA
  • RDML Will Pennington, USN
  • Lt. Gen. Kirk Pierce, USAF
  • MajGen Karl D. Pierson, USMC
  • Lt. Gen. Stephen Whiting, USSF

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

3:50 pm - 4:00 pm

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Location: The Broadmoor Hotel

Break

A virtual only presentation of 37 Beat.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Location: International Center

Planetary Defense

Moderator: 

  • Dipak Srinivasan

Panelists:

  • Dr. Nancy Chabot
  • Rolf Densing
  • Dr. Lori Glaze
  • Lt. Gen. John E. Shaw, USSF

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Thursday, April 7, 2022

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Location: International Center

Thursday, April 7, 2022

8:45 am - 9:30 am

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Location: International Center

Combining Science and Technology: A Service Labs Discussion

Moderator:

  • Dr. Andy Williams

Panelists:

  • Dr. Bruce Danly
  • CAPT Daniel Keane, USCG
  • Maj. Gen. Heather L. Pringle, USAF

Thursday, April 7, 2022

9:00 am - 11:45 am

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Location: Broadmoor West: Rocky Mountain Ballroom

Workforce Development Track Session

Hosted by Space Foundation’s Center for Innovation and Education, a lifelong learning platform for the global space ecosystem that delivers workforce development and economic opportunity for students, teachers, entrepreneurs and professionals. Joining the Workforce Development Track provides registrants the opportunity to hear from industry leaders on today’s topics and learn about the advancements of our future endeavors.

This session is open to Symposium and Track Pass Registrants

9:00 AM – Opening Remarks

    • Shelli Brunswick, Space Foundation

9:05 AM – Featured Speaker 

    • Johannes Torpe, Johannes Torpe Studios 

9:20 AM – Fireside Chat 

    • Nicolas Peter, International Space University (ISU) 
    • Dr. Kathryn C. Thornton, Space Foundation – Moderator

9:30 AM – Fireside Chat 

    • Kelli Kedis Ogborn, Space Foundation – Moderator
    • David Thomas, Arizona State University

9:40 AM – Fireside Chat 

    • Kelli Kedis Ogborn, Space Foundation – Moderator 
    • Kevin O’Connell, Space Economy Rising

9:50 AM – Featured Speaker 

    • Dr. Muhammad Sharif, ICESCO 

10:00 AM – Networking Break and Space Foundation Discovery Center Activities 

10:30 AM – Recruiting the New Workforce: What Industry Leaders Need for the Future of Space 

    • Peter Beck, Rocket Lab
    • Tina Ghataore, Mynaric USA
    • Michael McLaughlin, L3Harris
    • Lee Steinke, Space Foundation – Moderator 

11:15 AM – Space Workforce 2030 Panel

    • Jeffrey Grant, Space Foundation
    • The Hon. Steven Isakowitz, Aerospace Corporation
    • Daniel Jablonsky, Maxar
    • Jaynesh Patel, Northrop Grumman
    • Via Van Liew, Aerospace Corporation – Moderator

11:30 AM – Closing Remarks 

    • Lee Steinke, Space Foundation

Thursday, April 7, 2022

9:35 am - 9:50 am

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Location: International Center

One on One with Daniel Jablonsky

Interviewed by:

  • Bryan Bender

Thursday, April 7, 2022

9:50 am - 10:05 am

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Location: The Broadmoor Hotel

Break

A virtual only presentation of 37 Beat.

Thursday, April 7, 2022

10:05 am - 11:05 am

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Location: International Center

Digital Engineering and Digital Twins

Moderator: 

  • Sian Griffiths

Panelists:

  • Col. Jason E. Bartolomei, USAF
  • Brig. Gen. Dennis Bythewood, USSF
  • Dr. Lisa Costa
  • Brig. Gen. D. Jason Cothern, USSF
  • Rob Wavra

Thursday, April 7, 2022

11:10 am - 12:00 pm

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Location: International Center

Climate Data and Space Commerce in a Rapidly Changing World

Moderator:

  • Tariq Malik

Panelists:

  • Irene Parker
  • The Honorable Dr. Richard Spinrad
  • Dr. Stephen Volz

Thursday, April 7, 2022

12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

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Location: Colorado Hall

Women’s Global Gathering Luncheon

The Annual Women’s Global Gathering is an inspirational and memorable program. Participants will hear from accomplished senior leaders as they share their insights on the important role of women in the exploration of space.

Master of Ceremonies:

  • Shelli Brunswick

Special Presenter:

  • Michele Thompson

Moderator:

  • Elizabeth Brienza

Panelists:

  • Dr. Jeanne Atwell
  • Dr. Lisa Costa
  • Karen Feldstein
  • Melanie Stricklan
  • Kelle Wendling

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Thursday, April 7, 2022

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm

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Location: International Center

One on One with Nishita Henry

Interviewed by: 

  • Jamie De Coster

Thursday, April 7, 2022

2:35 pm - 2:45 pm

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Location: International Center

Thursday, April 7, 2022

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

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Location: International Center

Commercial Astronauts

Moderators: 

  • Jodie Guillen
  • Davide Petrillo

Panelists:

  • Dr. Chris Boshuizen
  • Audrey Powers
  • Dylan Taylor

Thursday, April 7, 2022

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Location: Colorado Hall

Thursday, April 7, 2022

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Location: International Center

Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner

At the Space Technology Hall of Fame® Dinner we honor those who transform technology originally developed for space exploration into products that help improve the quality of life here on Earth. Join us to celebrate these technologies and conclude a week of successful discussions and networking at the 37th Space Symposium.

Master of Ceremonies:

  • Richard B. Cooper

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Thursday, April 7, 2022

9:00 pm - 12:30 am

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Location: Colorado Hall