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Tuesday, October 14

**All events at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum unless noted otherwise


11:30  - 1:30 pm      Community Partnership Luncheon, Registration required


 5:30  - 7:00 pm      Speaker and Sponsor Reception, **Double Eagle Restaurant. By invitation only


7:00 pm                     Registration Opens, **Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces


7:00  - 9:00 pm      Opening Reception, **Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces

                                       Speaker: Sandy Magnus, Executive Director, AIAA


 

 

Wednesday, October 15

**All events at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum unless noted otherwise

**Agenda: All listed speakers confirmed. Agenda is updated every Friday, by 12pm MDT.


 5:30 - 6:30 am      Morning Run, Open to all registered attendees


 7:00 - 8:25 am      Registration Open, Full Breakfast


 8:30 - 9:00 am      Welcome and Opening Ceremony

                                      Pat Hynes, ISPCS Chair


 9:00 - 9:30 am      Keynote Address: The Will to Power

                                      George Sowers, Vice President of Strategic Architecture, United Launch Alliance


 9:30 - 9:40 am      Spotlight Talk

                                      George Whitesides, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Galactic


9:40 - 10:10 am      Keynote Address

                                      Bill Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations, NASA 


10:10 - 10:40 am     Break


10:40 - 11:10 am      Keynote Address

                                      Clay Mowry, President, Arianespace USA


11:10 - 11:20 am      Spotlight Talk

                                      Stuart Witt, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager, Mojave Air and Space Port


11:20 - 11:50 am      Keynote Address

                                      Barry Matsumori, Vice President of Commercial Sales, SpaceX


11:50 - 12:00 pm      Spotlight Talk

                                      Bretton Alexander, Director, Business Development and Strategy, Blue Origin


12:00 - 1:30 pm     Lunch


 1:30 - 2:00 pm      Keynote Address

                                      Douglas L. Loverro, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy, DOD


 2:00 - 2:10 pm      Spotlight Talk

                                      Ron Dunklee, President and Chief Executive Officer, Astrium North America


 2:10 - 2:35 pm      Panel Discussion: The Customer

                                      Chair: Duane Ratliff, Chief Operating Officer, NASA Liason, CASIS


 2:35 - 3:20 pm      Under Development


 3:20 - 3:30 pm      Spotlight Talk

                                      Kevin Heath, Chief Executive Officer, WayPoint 2 Space


 3:30 - 4:30 pm      Panel Discussion: Entrepreneurs Working with the Government

                                      Chair: Jason Crusan, Director, Advanced Exploration Systems Division, NASA Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate


 4:30 - 4:40 pm      Spotlight Talk

                                      James Vanderploeg, Chief Medical Officer, Virgin Galactic


 4:40 - 4:50 pm      Spotlight Talk

                                      Will Pomerantz, Vice President for Special Projects, Virgin Galactic


 4:50 - 5:00 pm      Spotlight Talk

                                      Jane Poynter, Co-Founder and President, Paragon Space Development Corporation


 5:30  - 7:00 pm      Industry Reception, **Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces


 7:00  - 8:30 pm      Dinner, **Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces


 8:30  - 10:30 pm      Las Cruces Convention and Visitors Bureau Reception, **Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces



 

Thursday, October 16

**All events at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum unless noted otherwise

** Agenda:  All listed speakers confirmed.  Agenda is updated every Friday, by 12pm MDT.


 5:30  - 6:30 am      Morning Run, Open to all registered attendees


 7:30 - 8:25 am      Registration Open, Full Breakfast


 8:30 - 8:40 am      Opening

                                      Ken Miyagishima, Mayor, City of Las Cruces 


 8:40 - 9:10 am      Keynote Address

                                      George Nield, Associate Administrator, Office of Commercial Space Transportation, FAA


 9:10 - 9:20 am      Under Development


 9:20 - 9:50 am      Keynote Address

                                      Jeff Greason, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors, XCOR Aerospace


 9:50 - 10:20 am      Break


10:20 - 10:50 am      Keynote Address

                                      Laguduva "LK" Kubendran, Flight Opportunities Program Executive, NASA


10:50 - 12:00 pm      Panel Discussion: Venture Capitalists and Their Investments in the Space Industry

                                      Chair: Paul Guthrie, Senior Economist and Business Development Lead, Tauri Group

                                      Panelists:
                                      Chris Boshuizen, Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer, Planet Labs Inc.


12:00 - 1:30 pm      Lunch


 1:30 - 2:30 pm      Under Development


 2:30 - 3:00 pm      Under Development


 3:00 - 3:30 pm      Break


 3:30 - 4:30 pm      Under Development


 4:30 - 5:00 pm      Under Development


 5:00 - 5:15 pm      Closing

                                      Pat Hynes, ISPCS Chair


 5:15 - 6:30 pm      Happy Trails Reception