Virtual Policy Events
Space Policy Pod
Given the current real-world challenges confronting all of us, AIAA has joined the MITRE Corporation, Space Foundation, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to produce this podcast series to examine events and ideas affecting the space sector. We hope the episodes serve as an enlightening discussion on the relevant topics of the day with insights from key policymakers in the field.
Space Policy Pod: Episode 11 (Conner Prochaska, Department of Energy)
30 September 2020This podcast discussion features Conner Prochaska, chief commercialization officer for the Department of Energy and director of the Office of Technology Transitions.
Space Policy Pod: Episode 10 (Dr. Douglas Terrier, NASA)
9 September 2020This podcast discussion features Dr. Douglas Terrier, NASA’s chief technologist.
Space Policy Pod: Episode 9 (Kevin O'Connell, U.S. Department of Commerce)
24 August 2020This episode features Kevin O’Connell, Director of the Office of Space Commerce at the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Space Policy Pod: Episode 8 (Erin Miller - Space ISAC)
12 August 2020This podcast discussion features Erin Miller, VP of Operations for Space ISAC, National Cybersecurity Center.
Space Policy Pod: Episode 7 (Tommaso Sgobba, International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety)
29 July 2020This podcast discussion features Tommaso Sgobba, Executive Director and Board Secretary of the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS).
Space Policy Pod: Episode 6 (Shawn Barnes, U.S. Air Force)
15 July 2020This podcast discussion features Shawn Barnes, a member of the Senior Executive Service, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Space Acquisition and Integration.
Space Policy Pod: Episode 5 (Bhavya Lal, Science and Technology Policy Institute)
1 July 2020This podcast features an engaging discussion with IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute expert Dr. Bhavya Lal.
Space Policy Pod: Episode 4 (JP Parker, Office of the Director of National Intelligence)
17 June 2020This podcast takes an inside look at the intelligence community space enterprise with senior executive John Paul (JP) Parker.
Space Policy Pod: Episode 3 (Advancing Space & National Security: A Discussion with Department of Defense’s Stephen L. Kitay)
3 June 2020
Space Policy Pod: Episode 2 (Advancing Cybersecurity in Space: A Discussion with NIST's Matthew Scholl)
20 May 2020This episode features a discussion on cybersecurity with Matthew Scholl of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Space Policy Pod: Episode 1 (Scott Pace)
6 May 2020This episode features an engaging conversation with Dr. Scott Pace, Deputy Assistant to the President and Executive Secretary of the National Space Council, covering a range of key topics impacting the future of space exploration and commercial development.
Policy Briefing Series
This educational series featuring senior government stakeholders and other thought leaders covers topical issues of relevance to the aerospace community.
Briefing: NASA's Jim Reuter (Free Webinar)
29 June 2020 1100 - 1200 (Eastern Daylight Time)Reuter will share the latest information from the Space Technology Mission Directorate that will enable future NASA and commercial missions and the opportunities for involvement.
Briefing: NASA's Steve Jurczyk (Free Webinar)
1 June 2020 1300 - 1400 (Eastern Daylight Time)AIAA hosted a webinar on 1 June featuring Steve Jurczyk, NASA Associate Administrator.
Briefing: Commercial Development in Low Earth Orbit (Member Exclusive Webinar)
20 April 2020 1100 - 1145 (Eastern Daylight Time)AIAA hosted a member exclusive webinar on 20 April featuring Doug Loverro, NASA Associate Administrator of the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate. This event is offered exclusively to AIAA members.