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The Eigth Annual

Space & Satellite Law Colloquium

October 22nd & 23rd 2019

K&L Gates, Washington DC

1601 K St NW#1, Washington, DC 20006

Key Topics For This Year's Colloquium:

October 22nd - Day 1

Hosted in cooperation with Geeks Without Frontiers

8:00am          Registration Opens

8:30am           Welcome and Introductory Remarks

                         Christopher Stott, Chairman & CEO, ManSat, Co-Founder of Geeks Without Frontiers

9:00am          Universal (Satellite) Service: Redefining National ‘Broadband’ Plan

                          Moderators:

                                Jeff Hill, Executive Editor, Access Intelligence

                                  Christopher Stott, Chairman & CEO, ManSat, Co-Founder of Geeks Without Frontiers

                                Panelists:

                                William Garrison, Expert Advisor, U.S. Department of Commerce

                                Krystal Wilson, Director of Space Applications Programs, Secure World Foundation

                                David Townsend, President, DNTA

                                Ferdinand Van Ingen, Senior Industry Specialist TMT, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

10:00am        Networking Coffee Break

10:15am          Getting Regulatory Approval Today for the Technologies of Tomorrow

                                  Moderators:

                                  David Howgill, President, Huckworthy

                                  Christopher Stott, Chairman & CEO, ManSat, Co-Founder of Geeks Without Frontiers

                                  Panelists:

                                  Brian Israel, Co-Founder, ConsenSys Space

                                  Kalpak Gude, General Counsel & Head of Regulatory, Swarm Technologies

                                  Joseph Merchlinsky, Principal, Merchlinsky Consulting

                                  SES                            

11:15am          Regulation, Policy and Disasters: How Resilient is Your Framework?

                                  Moderators:

                                  David Meltzer, Secretary General, GVF

                                  Christopher Stott, Chairman & CEO, ManSat, Co-Founder of Geeks Without Frontiers

                                  Panelists:

                                  Donna Bethea-Murphy, Senior Vice President, Global Regulatory, Inmarsat

                                  Randall Barney, Director, World Teleport Association

                                  Steve Hailey, Partner, Public Safety & Disaster Technology, Resudox Solutions

12:15pm           Networking Luncheon

1:30pm            Luncheon Keynote

2:00pm          Space Situational Awareness

                                  Moderator:

                                  Christopher Stott, Chairman & CEO, ManSat, Co-Founder of Geeks Without Frontiers

                                  Panelists:

                                  Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Senior Vice President for Government Strategy and Policy, Inmarsat Government

                                  Andrew D'Uva, Managing Director, Providence Access Company

                                  Chris Kunstadter, Global Head of Space, AXA XL

3:30pm           Networking Coffee Break

4:00pm          Industry Briefing

                                   Frank Robert, Managing Director, A.T. Kearney

5:00pm          Close of Day 1

5:30pm           Reception

October 23rd - Day 2

8:00am          Registration Opens

8:30am           Welcome and Introductory Remarks

                          Elizabeth H. Evans and Del Smith

9:00am          Opening Keynote Presentation by the US Space Commerce Department

                                Kevin O'Connell, Director, Office of Space Commerce

10:00am        Networking Coffee Break

10:45am         New Legal Frameworks:  Creating Global Competition

                                  Moderator:

                                  Carlos Nalda, LMI Advisors

                                  Panelists:

                                  Tom Stroup, President, SIA

                                  Kim Ellis, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing, Swinburne University of Tech

                                  R. Paul Stimers, Partner, K&L Gates LLP

                                  Patrick Sullivan, Deputy Director, Office of Space Commerce

                                  Katherine Gizinski, Vice President, ManSat LLC

                                  Dr. Haitham Alwaijri, US Representative, Saudi Space Commission

12:15pm          Networking Luncheon

1:30pm           Luncheon Keynote Presentation by Blue Origin

                                  Brett Alexander, Vice President of Government Sales & Strategy, Blue Origin

2:00pm          Lunar Activities:  Gaining Momentum

                                  Moderator:

                                  Del Smith

                                  Panelists:

                                  Stefan Lopatkiewicz, General Counsel, Eutelsat Americas, Corp.

                                  Laura Montgomery, Principal, The Law Offices of Laura Montgomery

                                  Paul Glover, President, GTI Laboratories

                                  Michael Mendelson, Partner, Wissing Miller

                                  Audrey Powers, Deputy General Counsel, Blue Origin

3:00pm         WRC-2019: Pre-Face to Cairo

                                  Moderator:

                                  Christopher Stott, Chairman & CEO, ManSat, Co-Founder of Geeks Without Frontiers

                                  Panelists:

                                  Gonzalo de Dios, Assistant General Counsel, Intelsat

                                  Ruth Prichard-Kelly, Assistant General Counsel, OneWeb

                                  Jennifer A. Manner, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Echostar/Hughes

4:00pm         Networking Coffee Break

4:15pm           Space Finance

                                  Moderator:

                                  Elizabeth H. Evans, Partner, K&L Gates LLP

                                  Panelists:

                                  Roger Cohen, head Counsel for Structured Finance, Export Import Bank of the US

                                  Steven Insalaco, Managing Director, Calgary Capital

                                  Richard Parker, Director, Assure Space

                                  Noel Rimalovski, Managing Director, GH Partners LLC

                                  Matt Kozlov, Managing DIrector, Techstars

                                  J. Armand Musey, Managing Director, Summit Ridge Group LLC

5:00pm         Close of Day 1 & Closing Reception

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OVER 100 INDUSTRY & GOVERNMENT LEADERS PARTICIPATING
REPRESENTING MORE THAN 60 COMPANIES, AGENCIES, & LEADING NGOs
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