About this Event
1957 E St NW, Washington DC 20052
Please join the Center for Space Policy & Strategy and the Space Policy Institute for a discussion of public-private collaboration in space.
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?
10:00 Welcome: Scott Pace, Space Policy Institute
10:10 Keynote: Jim Bridenstine, former NASA Administrator
10:30 Panel 1: Learning from past public private collaboration efforts - successes and failures.
• Henry Hertzfeld, Space Policy Institute - moderator
• 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 (40 mins)
12:10 Panel 2: Future: strategies for public private collaboration – navigating uncertainty and risk.
• Karen Jones, The Center for Space Policy and Strategy - moderator
• Tom Gillespie, Managing Partner, In-Q-Tel
• Chris Kunstadter, Global Head of Space, Axa – XL
• Jen Ross, Executive Consultant to SCS Frontdoor
• Kevin Pomfret, Attorney at Williams Mullen
1:10 Wrap Up: Jamie Morin, Executive Director, Center for Space Policy and Strategy
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.