Day One

Friday, November 9

7:00 AM
Registration Opens
8:45 AM
Opening/Introduction
Rick Tumlinson – Founder-New Worlds, Deep Space Industries, Co-Founder-Space Frontier Foundation
9:00 AM

Introduction
Dr. Phil Metzger – Co-Founder NASA KSC SwampWorks, Planetary Scientist at UCF Florida Space Institute

9:10 AM
Opening Keynote
Dr. Noah Raford – COO/Futurist in Chief, Dubai Future Foundation
9:30 AM
Interactive: Sharks in Space

Space Business Plan Competition (attendees vote)

11:00 AM
Break – Doors open to Cities in Space Student Displays
Walk around and discover in an open forum the design projects the Cities in Space students built to participate in the 2018 Cities in Space competition. Students share their space colony models highlighting the designs and technologies the next generation will use to colonize new worlds.
11:30 AM
S.T.A.R. Talk
Lena De Winne, PhD – CEO, Asgardia
11:45 AM
Discussion: BlockChain Solutions for Space
Nathan Johnson
– Executive Director of the Texas Space Foundation
David A. Johnston – Chairman of the Board at Factom, Inc.
12:45 PM
VIP Luncheon/Speaker Event
Joe Quirk – President, SeaSteading Institute
2:15 PM
S.T.A.R. Talk

Richard Citron – Senior Partner, Citron and Deutsch Law

2:30 PM
Interactive: Paper Session
Mars (attendees vote)
3:30 PM
Discussion: Women in Space 2.0 (Astronauts to Entrepreneurs)
Meagan Crawford – Managing Partner, SpaceFund
Negar Feher – VP of Product and BD, Momentus
Rachel Lyons – Director of Strategic Partnerships, Space for Humanity
Melanie Corcoran – Chief Technology Officer, Ursa Space Systems
4:30 PM

 Networking Break

4:45 PM
S.T.A.R. Talk
Alexander McDonald – NASA Senior Economic Advisor, Office of the Administrator
5:00 PM
Interactive: Paper Session
The Free Space Frontier (attendees vote)
6:00 PM
S.T.A.R. Talk
Dr. Howard Bloom 
– Space Settlement Steering Committee
6:15 PM
Awards for Best Papers and Best Business Plan
6:45 PM
Event Closes

Evening Program

8:00 PM
Blues Bus to 6th Street Music Venues (separate tickets available at event registration)
11:00 PM
Blues Bus Return to Hotel

Day Two

Saturday, November 10

Morning – Return to the Moon

8:00 AM
Registration Opens
8:45 AM
Opening – Return to the Moon (Again)Opening – Day 2
Rick Tumlinson – Founder-New Worlds, Deep Space Industries, Co-Founder-Space Frontier Foundation
9:00 AM
Introduction
Dr. Phil Metzger – Co-Founder NASA KSC SwampWorks, Planetary scientist at UCF Florida Space Institute
9:10 AM
Opening Keynote
BIll Gerstenmaier – NASA Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations
9:30 AM
Keynote: A New Plan for the Moon
Dr. Brent Sherwood – Program Manager, Solar System Mission Formulation, NASA JPL
10:00 AM
Discussion: Commercial Lunar Missions
11:00 AM
Networking Break
11:15 AM
Keynote: Moon Direct
Dr. Robert Zubrin –  Mars Society
11:45 AM
Discussion: Who Owns the Moon? Law and Policy on the Frontier
Olga Stelmakh-Drescher – International Institute of Space Commerce
Sagi Kfir – General Counsel, VP Policy and Co-Founder at Deep Space Industries
Austin Dula – Principal, Hunt Pennington Kumar & Dula
12:45 PM
VIP Luncheon/Speaker Event

Afternoon – Space Settlement Symposium

2:00 PM
S.T.A.R. Talk
Michelle Hanlon – Co-Founder For All Moonkind, Inc.
2:15 PM
Discussion: Farmers in the Sky – Agriculture on the Frontier
Chair: Dr. James Logan – Former NASA Senior Flight Surgeon & CEO, Space Enterprise Institute
Bart Womack – CEO of Eden Growth Systems
3:15 PM
Networking Break
3:30 PM
Interactive: Settler Tech
Town Hall Discussion on needed/missing technologies hosted by the New Worlds Space Development Matrix team
5:00 PM
Discussion/Presentation: Sex (and Reproduction) in Space
5:30 PM
Closing Words
Rick Tumlinson – Founder-New Worlds, Deep Space Industries, Co-Founder-Space Frontier Foundation
5:45 PM
Event Closes

Space Cowboy Ball Events

7:30 PM
Space Cowboy Ball – Doors Open
8:00 PM
Space Cowboy Ball – Awards Ceremony
Hosts: Richard & Laetitia Garriott, and Robert Rodriguez

Awards:

  • Permission To Dream (Education)
  • Odyssey (Film/Television)
  • Odyssey (Literature)
  • Space Cowboy Award (Accomplishment)
10:00 PM
Space Cowboy Ball