1. Space Industrial Base
  2. 2024 SSIB LANDING PAGE

WELCOME TO SSIB 2024 MAIN CONFERENCE

28 – 31 May

TIME TILL SSIB 2024

Day(s)

:

Hour(s)

:

Minute(s)

:

Second(s)

2024 STATE OF THE SPACE INDUSTRIAL BASE – MAIN CONFERENCE

        Sheraton Albuquerque Airport

Event Agenda

2:00 – 5:00 pm 
Pre-Conference Event: Space Company Pitch and Customer Networking
Host: Dr. Andy Williams, Deputy TEO for Space, AFRL  
 
5:00 – 7:00 pm 
Opening Reception, Exhibitors’ Hall 
7:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast 
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Plenary Session
Welcome: NewSpace Nexus, Casey Anglada DeRaad 
Key Partner Keynote: Col. Jeremy Raley, AFRL 
Keynote: Dr. Diane Howard, National Space Council 
Key Partner Keynote: Col. Rich Kniseley, SSC-COMSO (V) 
Presentation – International Update: Namrata Goswami, Author, Professor, Strategic Analyst 
 
Co-Innovation Session: Supply Chain Challenges – Steve Jordan-Tomaszewski, AIA; Dr. Peter Wegner, Black Ve; Chris Quilty, Quilty Space 
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch & Presentation 
Presentation: Risk of Second Boots vs First Base: Laura Winter, Downlink Podcast; Namrata Goswami, Author; George Pullem, Milkeyway Economy; Chris Quilty, Quilty Space 
1:00 – 3:30 pm Plenary Session 
Keynote: Col Joe Roth, SSC/SZI 
 
Panels (Working Group Panels): 
  • Space Policy, Regulation Landscape & Financing Space: Bryce Kennedy, ACSP; Dr. Erin Vaughan, AFRL; Omar Pimentel, DIU; Bruce Cahan, Urban Logic, Namrata Goswami, Author/Professor
  • Space Sensing: Peter Wegner, Black Ve; Jaime Sterns, AFRL; Katie Corcoran, DIU
  • Novel Space Activities: Lee Steinke, Cislunar Industries; Mark Scherbarth, AFRL; Sean Mahoney, SFF; Jeorg Kreisel, iBoss; Rob Antypas, AFRL
 
3:30 – 5:00 pm Concurrent Working Groups – Session 1 – Current State/Review 2023 Recommendations 
Space Policy, Regulation Landscape & Financing Space (Chairs: Nik Joseph, AFRL; Bruce Cahan, Urban Logic; Ilsa Mroz, AIA) 
Space Sensing (Chairs: Jaime Sterns, AFRL; Katie Corcoran, DIU; Clint Spesard, AFRL; Dr. Sara Crandall, AFRL) 
Novel Space Activities: (Chairs: Gabe Mounce, AFRL; Rob Antypas, AFRL; Nate Gapp, DIU) 
5:00 – 7:30 pm Hosted Dinner and Networking, NewSpace Launchpad 
2420 Alamo Ave SE. Suite 104, Albuquerque, NM 87106 
7:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast – Pictures 
7:30 – 8:30 am Concurrent Working Groups – Session 2 – Inflection Points/Challenges 
  • Space Policy, Regulation Landscape & Financing Space 
  • Space Sensing
  • Novel Space Activities
8:30 – 12:15 Plenary Session
Welcome and introduce sponsors: NewSpace Nexus, Casey Anglada DeRaad 
Keynote: Dr. Derek Tournear, Space Development Agency (V) 
Keynote: Travis Langster, U.S. Department of Defense (V) 
Key Partner Keynote: Steven “Bucky” Butow, DIU 
 
Co-Innovation Session: Regulatory Environment for Novel Space Tech Regulation – Ilsa Mror, AIA; Dr. Diane Howard, National Space Council; Dr. Erin Vaughan (AFRL); Muk Pandian (Varda Space Industries) 
 
Presentation: Capital Landscape from a VC Perspective: Dan Schatzman and Meagan Crawford, Space Fund 
Co-Innovation Session: Outernet – Led by Steve Nixon & Michael Cheng, Small Sat Alliance and Outernet Council 
12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch & Presentation 
 
Presentation: 2023 SSIB Report – Peter Garretson, AFPC, moderates with Steven “Bucky” Butow, DIU; Dr. Andy Williams and AJ Metcalf, AFRL 
1:30 – 2:15 Plenary Session
Co-Innovation Session: Space Workforce, STEM & Education: Dr. Scott Erwin, Chief Scientist, AFRL; Robert Katz, World Innovation Network; Casey Anglada DeRaad, NewSpace Nexus 
 
2:15 – 5:00 pm Concurrent Working Groups – Session 3 – Recommendations 
  • Space Policy, Regulation Landscape & Financing Space
  • Space Sensing
  • Novel Space Activities
5:00 – 6:00 pm Drinks/Networking at Hotel Bar
7:00 – 8:30 am Breakfast 
7:45 – 8:30 am Concurrent Working Groups – Session 4 – Prep Out-Brief 
  • Space Policy, Regulation Landscape & Financing Space
  • Space Sensing
  • Novel Space Activities
8:30 am – 1:00 pm Plenary Session
Welcome and Introduce SILC: NewSpace Nexus, Casey Anglada DeRaad 
 
Co-innovation Session: International Partnerships: Namrata Goswami, Author/Professor; Steven “Bucky” Butow, DIU; Ron Caton, AFRL 
Co-Innovation Session: Commercial Space Launch: Dale Ketchum, Space Florida; Rob Antypas, AFRL; Francisco Pallares, Spaceport America 
Presentation: Space Economy Study: Bruce Cahan, Urban Logic 
Co-Innovation Session: Advanced Power & Propulsion: Mike Doyle, Space Northwest; James Winter, AFRL; Peter Garretson, AFPC 
Out briefs from Working Groups: 
  • Space Policy, Regulation Landscape & Financing Space 
  • Space Sensing 
  • Novel Space Activities  
Summary/Close

LOG IN HERE FOR VIRTUAL OR MORE SSIB EVENT DETAILS

SSIB Exhibitors

Event Sponsors

Space Industrial Leadership Council (SILC)

NewSpace Nexus Ignitor Companies

Ignitor Elite

Goodman Technologies LLC

Goodman Technologies

Based in New Mexico, Goodman Technologies is building disruptive materials for the most extreme environments, allowing customers to achieve their next breakthrough

Kall Morris Incorporated

Kall Morris Incorporated

Based in Michigan, KMI’s Active Debris Removal (ADR) technology will keep space clear for all

AFRL New Mexico logo

Miles Space

Based in Florida, Miles Space enables commercial deep space exploration. Their novel approaches led to being awarded a spot on the Artemis mission

AFRL New Mexico logo

O Analytics

Based in West Virginia, O Analytics offers precision image processing and data fusion expertise to detect space object events while addressing the most complex space domain awareness challenges

AFRL New Mexico logo

TrustPoint

Based in Virginia, TrustPoint provides resilient GPS for the automated and augmented world

Ignitor AAA

Kall Morris Incorporated

Aphelion Aerospace

Based in Colorado, has cracked the code on ecofriendly space propulsion technology without compromising performance

Kall Morris Incorporated

Exos Aerospace

Based in Texas, is one of three companies in the world with a licensed reusable rocket, enabling customers to skip the waiting line to space while saving them money

Kall Morris Incorporated

Magma Space

Based in Washington DC, offers precision control for the modern satellite

Kall Morris Incorporated

Modal Technology

Based in Minnesota, aims to improve the confidence in the outcomes of artificial intelligence systems used in space

Kall Morris Incorporated

O Analytics

In addition to achieving Ignitor Elite Status for one of two concepts submitted to the program, O Analytics advanced a second concept addressing complex space domain awareness challenges to Ignitor AAA status

Kall Morris Incorporated

SaraniaSat Inc.

Based in California, provides high-performance edge computing of multi- and hyperspectral remote sensing imagery for rapid delivery

Ignitor AA

Kall Morris Incorporated

Cheshir Industries

Based in New Mexico, develops and manufactures extremely high-performance antenna hardware

Kall Morris Incorporated

Data Squared USA, Inc

Data Squared leverages advanced analytics, data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence capabilities to enable organizations to harness the full potential of their data

Kall Morris Incorporated

Desert Works Propulsion

Desert Works Propulsion is a pioneer in electric propulsion with 180+ years of expertise

Kall Morris Incorporated

Geedop, LLC

Based in Texas, brings invisible patterns into view for human planetary exploration

Kall Morris Incorporated

Space Kinetic

Based in Albuquerque, Space Kinetic is building a space mobility platform that does not require firing a thruster or directly using consumable fuel

Kall Morris Incorporated

Spectronn, Inc.

Spectronn’s trustworthy AI software platform delivers actionable intelligence via a natural language chatbot. It makes complex decisions simple for our customers

Kall Morris Incorporated

Space Products and Innovation, Inc

SPiN simplifies space manufacturing, lowering the time and cost of production for smallsat systems with a plug and play modular approach

Ignitor Alumni

Kall Morris Incorporated

Auriga Space

On a mission to remove launch bottlenecks by offering customers a frequent and reliable launch cadence to space at a dramatically lower cost

Kall Morris Incorporated

Blue Space

Their vision is to protect & safeguard critical space assets by weatherproofing space.  

Kall Morris Incorporated

Evolution Space

Reimaged existing solid propulsion technology to build the simplest, most rapidly deployable small launch platform in the industry

Kall Morris Incorporated

Gorilla Link

Enables smart wireless communications to connect satellite constellations

Kall Morris Incorporated

Lesath International

Lesath’s vision is connecting humanity and space by leading the next generation of space launch vehicles

Kall Morris Incorporated

New Frontier Aerospace

Has an inspiring mission to deliver cargo and passengers anywhere on Earth in less than two hours – in a renewably fueled, net carbon neutral, vertical take-off and landing hypersonic aircraft

Kall Morris Incorporated

Proof Labs

Protecting space systems from cyber-attacks

Kall Morris Incorporated

RS21

Based in New Mexico, RS21 is a data science company that provides technology solutions to protect critical infrastructure, equipment, and space systems through AI-driven predictive maintenance

Kall Morris Incorporated

Southwest Creek Engineering

Building the space drive of the future, today

Kall Morris Incorporated

The Spaceport Company

Builds mobile disaggregated spaceports at sea to greatly expand launch site capacity

Kall Morris Incorporated

TYBRAM

Specializes in training systems for the U.S. Air Force, DoD and other US government agencies