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    The Evolving Landscape of the Space Business

    Plenary Panel

    The Evolving Landscape of the Space Business


    Tuesday, 10 September 2013 – 1330–1500 hrs, Ballroom 20A

    Budget outlooks, contracting methodologies, funding approaches, partnering philosophies, and mission architectures are altering the dynamics of how space leaders work together to achieve goals. New and novel approaches to manufacturing, testing, and operation of space systems are challenging traditional views of time to market, affordability, and risk acceptance. What is being done differently and what can we learn? Are there leadership lessons that are applicable to sustaining a space strategy?

    Speakers Include:

    Eugene Tattini

    Lt Gen Eugene L. Tattini
    Deputy Director
    NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory


    Photo Not Available John Elbon Michael Hamel
    Bernie Collins
    Senior Advisor
    Office of the Director of National Intelligence
    John Elbon
    Vice President and General Manager
    Space Exploration
    Boeing Defense, Space & Security

    Lt Gen Michael A. Hamel, USAF (Ret.)
    Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development, Orbital Sciences Corporation


    Photo Not Available William Gerstenmaier Tom Sheridan
    Adam Harris
    Vice President of Government Sales, Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX)
    William H. Gerstenmaier
    Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations
    Lt Gen John T. “Tom” Sheridan
    Vice President, National Security Space
    The SI Organization, Inc.