ISPCS (International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight) has released a draft schedule for its October conference.
All keynote speakers and panel sessions will appear in person at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces.
The event concludes on Friday with a tour of Spaceport America. Receptions and other events are also scheduled for Tuesday October 15.
Early registration ends September 13.
Here’s the tentative list of speakers:
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16
Bill Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations, NASA
Gwynne Shotwell, President and Chief Operating Officer, SpaceX
Jon Gertner, Author of “The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation”
Duane Ratliff, Chief Operating Officer, NASA Liaison, Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS)
Roundtable: ISS Focus
Chaired by Sandy Magnus, Executive Director, AIAA; with Bill Gerstenmaier, Gwynne Shotwell, Jon Gertner, Duane Ratliff, and George Sowers, Vice President Human Launch Services, United Launch Alliance
Roundtable: Environments that Foster Innovation
Chaired by Paul Guthrie, Senior Economist and Business Development Lead, Tauri Group; with Jason Crusan, Director, Advanced Exploration Systems Division, NASA; Cassie Kloberdanz, Dream Chaser Business Development Manager, Sierra Nevada Corporation; Chris Boshuizen, Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer, Planet Labs Inc.; and Makenzie Lystrup, Business Development Manager, Space Sciences and Technologies, Ball Aerospace
Roundtable: The Marketplace
Chaired by Raymond Vogel, Jacobs Technology, Inc; with Monique Jacobson, Secretary of Tourism, State of New Mexico; Andrew Nelson, COO, XCOR Aerospace; Sean Mahoney, Chief Executive Officer, Masten Space Systems; and Bob Allen, Executive Director, IDEAS
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17
John Elbon, Vice President and General Manager, Boeing Space Exploration
George Nield, Associate Administrator of Commercial Space Transportation, FAA
Roundtable: Platforms for Innovation
Chaired by Jeff Foust, Editor, The Space Review; with Steve Isakowitz, President, Virgin Galactic and Laguduva “LK” Kubendran, Flight Opportunities Program Executive, NASA
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18
Tour Spaceport America, registration required.
More info is on the ISPCS website.
(yeah, those are fake.)