Agenda

Sunday, August 30th, 2020
GOLF OUTING FUNDRAISER
Golf outing to benefit Higher Orbits’ Go For Launch! STEM program for Michigan Students.
Shotgun Start 9:00 AM, sign-in begins at 8:00 AM
WINERY TOUR AND RECEPTION
Aurora Cellars, a full production boutique winery with old world charm nestled in the heart of the Leelanau Peninsula.
Busses depart Grand Traverse Resort at 5:00 PM, return 8:00 PM
Monday August 31, 2020
LAUNCHING MICHIGAN’S SPACE ECOSYSTEM
Segment 1: Spotlight Presentation
Michigan Launch Initiative: Where we are now and where we are heading
Segment 2: Panel Discussion
Michigan Launch Initiative: Economic Growth and Inspired Innovation
Segment 3: Panel Discusison
Preparing Tomorrow’s Workforce: The Michigan Advantage
Segment 4: Presentation
Automotive Industry Advantage: A Key Pillar of Michigan’s Space Ecosystem
FAA LICENSING AND REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT
Segment 1: Presentation
New Regulatory Environment and Agile Licensing Processes for the Commercial Space Industry
VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL LAUNCH SOLUTIONS
Segment 1: Panel Discussion
Vertical and Horizontal Air-Launch Solutions for the SmallSat Market
IMPORTANCE OF A U.S. AND CANADIAN SPACE PARTNERSHIP
Segment 1: Panel Discussion
Partnerships and Progress: The Importance of a U.S. and Canadian Space Collaboration.
THE CONVERGENCE OF SPACE-DEFENSE-AUTOMOTIVE:
Exploring exponential advancements in the decades ahead
Segment 1: Spotlight Presentation
The evolution of 5G connected and IoT solutions for autonomy and mobility via non-terrestrial satellite networks.
Segment 2: Panel Discussion
Technology Convergence among Ground, Air and Space: A New Frontier with Surprising Synergies
Segment 3: Panel Discussion
The Role of Satellites in 5G Technology and the Advancement of Autonomy
Segment 4: Wrap-up and Demonstration
Utilize data link from satellites in LEO to show 5G automotive capabilities
Tuesday September 1, 2020
DEFENDING AND SECURING ORBITAL ASSETS
Space Safety and Sustainability
Spotlight Keynote:
The Intersection of Space Safety and Space Traffic Management
Segment 1: Panel
The Remediation, Management and Defense of our Orbital Assets
WALL STREET SPACE OUTLOOK
Spotlight Presentation
Wall Street: Investing in LEO
Segment 1: Panel
Investment Opportunities in an Evolving Commercial Space Ecosystem
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF LOW-EARTH ORBIT
Segment 1: Presentation
In-Space Manufacturing: Development and Deployment of Novel Technologies
Segment 2: Presentation
Groundbreaking Innovations in Space Exploration and Aerospace Transportation
Segment 3: Panel Discussion
The World of the Smallsat Market: An Era of Growth and Innovative Development
Segment 4: Fireside Chat
Beyond COVID-19: Space Sensing and Communications to Counter CBRN Threats
NextGEN INNOVATORS:
Spotlight Presentation
The Impact of NextGEN Innovators: Launching Student Inspired Experimental Designs.
SPACE POLICY AND GOVERNANCE
Segment 1: Panel Discussion
The Laws, Policies and Regulatory Frameworks Governing Commercial Space
CYBERSECURITY IN SPACE
Views from the DoD and Industry
Segment 1: Panel Discussion
Cybersecurity Concerns Across Ground Infrastructure and in Space
Segment 2: Presentation
The Space ISAC: Importance of Collaboration
UNITED STATES SPACE COMMAND
Segment 1: Spotlight Presentation
Space Warfighting: Today’s Priorities and Future Initiatives.
Segment 2: Fireside Chat
Integrating DoD architectures and commercial space technology. What is DoD’s reliance on commercial space and why is collaboration a priority.
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
BUSINESS TO BUSINESS MEETINGS
Are you interested in networking and developing supply relationships? A limited number of these B2B meetings will be held Wednesday September 2nd

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