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New Generation Space Leaders Program

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For young space professionals age 35 and under...

During the 29th National Space Symposium, the Space Foundation helped participants gain visibility and exposure to senior leaders while getting advice and insight on career development. The multi-dimensional New Generation Space Leaders Program featured speed mentoring, workshop sessions, keynotes, Q&A sessions, interactivity, social networking, receptions and exposure for some members as part of the Space Symposium agenda.

Who Attends New Generation Space Leader Events?

Young space professionals who:

  • Are looking to advance their careers
  • Want to create new contacts and gain visibility
  • Are eager to learn more about their chosen career field
  • Want to help set the direction for the future of the space industry

See What Happened

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Agenda: New Generation Space Leaders Program

Monday, April 08, 2013

New Generation Space Leaders
Networking Opportunity
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Broadmoor Main Ballroom

A special event for young space professionals age 35 and under

Senior Mentors:

John Celli

President
Space Systems/Loral

Brig. Gen. Cary C. Chun, USAF, Ret.

Senior Vice President, Space & Intelligence
ASRC Federal

Jim Crocker

Vice President and General Manager, Civil Space
Lockheed Martin

John Elbon

Vice President and General Manager, Space Exploration
Boeing Defense, Space & Security

Michael C. Gass

President & Chief Executive Officer
United Launch Alliance (ULA)

Travis Langster

Vice President, DoD and Intel Space Business Development
Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI)

Col. Steven W. Lindsey, USAF, Ret.

Director, Flight Operations
Space Systems Group, Sierra Nevada Corporation

James (Jim) Maser

President
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne

Maj. Gen. Roosevelt Mercer, Jr., USAF, Ret.

Vice President, Government, Commercial & International Initiatives
ITT Exelis, Inc.

Clay Mowry

President
Arianespace, Inc.

Serge Plattard, Ph.D.

Resident Fellow
European Space Policy Institute

Richard Pournelle

Senior Vice President, Business Development
NanoRacks

Kay Sears

President
Intelsat General

Maj. Gen. Jack Weinstein, USAF

Director, Air, Space and Cyberspace Operations
Air Force Space Command

Deborah Westphal

Managing Director
Toffler Associates

John Williams

President & CEO
Universal Space Network
New Generation Space Leaders
Networking Opportunity
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Broadmoor Main: Pompeiian Room

A networking event for young space professionals, age 35 and under

Co-sponsor:

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

New Generation Space Leaders
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Broadmoor West: Divide Room

A special event for young space professionals, age 35 and under

Moderator:

Tommy Sanford

Government Affairs Associate
Space Foundation
Panelists:

Sean Mahoney

Chief Operating Officer
Masten Space Systems

Andrew Nelson

Chief Operating Officer
XCOR Aerospace

John Paffett, Ph.D.

Director, Telecommunications and Navigation
Surrey Satellite Technology US

Maj. Gen. Craig Weston, USAF, Ret.

President & CEO
U.S. Space, LLC

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

New Generation Space Leaders
Networking Opportunity
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Broadmoor West: West Ballroom
Co-sponsor:
New Generation Space Leaders
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Broadmoor West: Divide Room

A special event for young space professionals, age 35 and under

Moderator:

Tommy Sanford

Government Affairs Associate
Space Foundation
Panelists:

Theresa Beech

President and Chief Executive Officer
MetiSpace Technologies, Inc

Clay Mowry

President
Arianespace, Inc.

Patti Grace Smith

Aerospace Consultant
Patti Grace Smith Consulting

Mark Valerio

Vice President and General Manager, Military Space
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company

Thursday, April 11, 2013

New Generation Space Leaders
Networking Opportunity
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Broadmoor Main Ballroom

A special event for young space professionals, age 35 and under

Featured Speaker:

Mark Sirangelo

Corporate Vice President
Sierra Nevada Corporation Space Systems
Co-sponsor:
General Program
New Generation Space Leaders
Networking Opportunity
Location: Broadmoor Main Ballroom
Co-sponsors:

New Generation Space Leaders Program Co-sponsors

New Generation Leadership Perspectives Luncheon

New Generation Space Leaders Program

Cyber 1.3 Networking Breakfast

New Generation Space Leaders Program

Speaker Support Center

New Generation Space Leaders Program

New Generation Space Leaders Program

New Generation Space Leaders Program

New Generation Space Leaders Program

New Generation Space Leaders Networking Reception

New Generation Space Leaders Program

New Generation Space Leaders Program

New Generation Space Leaders Program

New Generation Space Leaders Breakfast

New Generation Space Leaders Program

New Generation Space Leaders Program

The Acquisition Luncheon