Public-Private Synergy in the Space Sector: Risks and Rewards

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Date & Time
June 29, 2023
10:00am - 1:30pm
Eastern Time
Public-Private Synergy in the Space Sector: Risks and Rewards

Event details

Public-private collaboration in the space sector is a balancing act. Where can government organizations achieve greater innovation, efficiencies, and reduced risk? How can commercial parties realize a fair return on investment?

We invite you to join us for this half day event.

This will be a hybrid event; it's open to the public and media and it will be recorded. Guests are welcome to join us in-person at 1957 E ST NW or online via Zoom. Please register for more information on accessing the event.

Event Agenda

10:00 Welcome: Scott Pace, Space Policy Institute

10:10 Keynote: Jim Bridenstine, former NASA Administrator

10:30 Learning from Past Public Private Collaboration Efforts - Successes and Failures

  • Moderator: Henry Hertzfeld, Space Policy Institute
  • Patricia Cooper, President & Founder Constellation Advisory, LLC
  • Brian D. Wessel, Attorney-Advisor, NASA Office of the General Counsel
  • Moon Kim, NASA HQ - Agency Investment Analysis
  • Diane Howard, White House - National Space Council

11:30 Lunch provided

12:10 Future Strategies for Public Private Collaboration – Navigating Uncertainty and Risk

  • Moderator: Karen Jones, The Center for Space Policy and Strategy
  • Tom Gillespie, Managing Partner, In-Q-Tel
  • Chris Kunstadter, Global Head of Space, Axa – XL
  • Jen Ross, SSC COMSO
  • Kevin Pomfret, Attorney at Williams Mullen

1:10 Wrap Up: Jamie Morin, Executive Director, Center for Space Policy and Strategy

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