MEMBER EVENT: Space Commerce Workshop: Opportunities & Successes in Space Commerce
Name: MEMBER EVENT: Space Commerce Workshop: Opportunities & Successes in Space Commerce
Date: September 10, 2019
Time: 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM CDT
The College of Business at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) will be hosting its second-annual Space Commerce Workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 10, in the Charger Union Theatre on the UAH campus. $30 registration fee.
Panel I: Doing Business with Big Aerospace Prime Contractors 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Representatives of several large aerospace prime contractors, including NASA, ULA, RUAG, and Boeing, will discuss the opportunities that exist for smaller firms to join their long, complex supply chains, as well as the requirements those firms must meet.
Panel II: Emerging Companies in Space Commerce 2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Representatives of smaller firms such as Stevenson Astrosat, ExoAnalytic Solutions, Rocket Crafters Inc., and Virgin Orbit will share their own success stories in the field and provide an overview of the breadth of space-related products and services, from satellites and solar panels to exotic materials that require a microgravity environment for their development.
Panel III: ISS: Springboard to LEO Commercialization 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Representatives from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the ISS National Laboratory, and several smaller firms will highlight the latest developments and incentives related to using the space station as a business platform. The final panel will conclude in time to allow attendees to proceed to UAH’s Student Services Building to enjoy the Symposium’s Opening Reception at 6 p.m.