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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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See the agenda and speakers from the 29th National Space Symposium. To read about presentations, click here; to view videos, click here; to see photos, click here. (Note: some invitation-only events are not covered in articles, videos or photos.)

General Program
Master Moderator:

Juliana Feldhacker

SMART Scholar
Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research, University of Colorado at Boulder
By Invitation Only
Featured Speaker:

COL James H. Jenkins, III, USA

Deputy Commander for Operations
U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT )
Co-sponsor:
General Program
Location: Broadmoor Hall: Foyer
General Program
Networking Opportunity
Location: International Center
Co-sponsor:
General Program
Location: International Center: Main Stage

The Honorable C.A. “Dutch” Ruppersberger (D-MD)

Ranking Member
U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
General Program
Location: International Center: Main Stage

Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF

Commander
Air Force Space Command
General Program
Location: International Center: Main Stage

George C. Nield, Ph.D.

Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration
General Program
Networking Opportunity
Location: Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center and Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center Pavilion
Co-sponsor:
General Program
Location: International Center: Main Stage
Moderator:

The Honorable Robert S. Walker

Executive Chairman
Wexler & Walker
Panelists:

James (Jim) Maser

President
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne

Frank Morring Jr.

Senior Editor/space
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Ronald M. Sega, Ph.D

Vice President and Enterprise Executive for Energy and the Environment
Colorado State University and The Ohio State University
Networking Opportunity
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Colorado Hall
Featured Speaker:

Maj. Gen. Jack Weinstein, USAF

Director of Air, Space and Cyberspace Operations
Air Force Space Command
Co-sponsor:
General Program
Location: International Center: Main Stage

Presented in Association with Euroconsult

Moderator:

Susan J. Irwin

President
Euroconsult USA Inc.
Panelists:

MAJ Linda M. Bozada, USA

Chief, Satellite Communications Plans and Programs
United States Pacific Command

William (Bill) G. Connelly

Vice President and General Manager
ViaSat

Matthew J. Desch

Chief Executive Officer
Iridium Communications

Jeffrey R. Tarr

Chief Executive Officer
DigitalGlobe
General Program
Location: International Center: Main Stage

Clayton Mowry

President
Arianespace, Inc.
General Program
Networking Opportunity
Location: Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center and Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center Pavilion
Co-sponsor:
By Invitation Only
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:

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
General Program
Location: International Center: Main Stage
Moderator:

Gen. Howell Estes, III, USAF, Ret.

President
Howell Estes & Associates, Inc.
Panelists:

Lt. Gen. David A. Deptula, USAF, Ret.

President
The Deptula Group

ADM Mark P. Fitzgerald, USN, Ret.

President
Aragosto Global, LLC
General Program
By Invitation Only

A private reception for Space Foundation Corporate Member Senior Executives

General Program
Networking Opportunity
Location: Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center and Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center Pavilion
Networking Opportunity
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: International Center

A dinner honoring the Space Foundation's Corporate Members

Featured Speaker:

Gen. C. Robert "Bob" Kehler, USAF

Commander
U.S. Strategic Command
Co-sponsor: