June 03, 2019

2019 Space Law Symposium

2019 Space Law Symposium
June 4, 2019
Washington, DC

Legal and Policy Considerations in the Commercialization of the ISS

ModeratorJoanne Gabrynowicz, Emerita, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

Panelists: Mary Lynne Dittmar, President & CEO, Coalition for Deep Space Exploration; member, Commercial Transportation Advisory Committee, Dept. of Transportation, Washington, DC

Courtney Bailey, Associate General Counsel for International Law, NASA Office of General Counsel, Washington, DC

Jessica Noble, General Counsel, Nanoracks LLC, Washington, DC

  1. Commercialization Studies

Star Trek Voyager: International Cooperation in Deep Space Exploration

Moderator: Robin J. Frank, Associate General Counsel for International Law, NASA Office of General Counsel (retired) & Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (1985 – 2000) Arlington, VA

Panelists: Jim Armor, Vice President for Government Relations, Northrop Grumman, Washington, DC

Peter Marquez, Partner, Andart Global, Washington, DC

Jennifer Warren, Vice President, Technology, Policy & Regulation, Lockheed Martin, Washington, DC

  1. CONFER Articles of Collaboration
  2. Guiding Principles for Commercial Rendezvous and Proximity Operations

Planetary Protection Policy Development: Lessons from the NAS Space Studies Board

Moderator: Michael Dodge, Assistant Professor & Graduate Program Director, Department of Space Studies, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

Panelists: Joseph K. Alexander, Alexander Space Policy Consultants, Tucson, AZ

David Fidler, James Louis Calamaras Professor of Law, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Joanne Gabrynowicz, Emerita, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

Niklas Hedman, Chief Committee, Policy and Legal Affairs Section Office for Outer Space Affairs Vienna, Austria

  1. Review and Assessment of Planetary Protection Policy Development Processes) – Chapters 2-4 

Reprinted with permission from (Review and Assessment of Planetary Protection Policy Development Processes) (2018) by the National Academy of Sciences, Courtesy of the National Academies Press, Washington, D.C.

Counseling Space Start-Ups: Forging a Path to Success

Moderator: Michael Mendelson, Wissing Miller, Washington, DC

Panelists: Ken Davidian, Director of Research, Office of Commercial Space Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Washington, DC

Josh Izenberg, Co-Founder and COO, Off-World Inc., Washington, DC

Barry Matsumori, Chief Executive Officer, Bridgesat, Denver, CO

Del Smith, General Counsel, LoneStar Development, LLC, Washington, DC

  1. Counseling Start-Ups in the Aerospace Industry

Commercial Satellite Finance: Understanding Legal and Commercial Risk in an Evolving Space Industry

Moderator: Alexis Sainz, Special Counsel, Milbank, Washington, DC

Panelists: Therese Jones, Senior Director of Policy, Satellite Industry Association, Washington, DC

Ned Neaher, Attorney, Washington, DC

Chris Quilty, President, Quilty Analytics, St. Petersburg, FL

Mark Quinn, CEO, Global Inspace, Washington, DC

  1. Commercial Satellite Finance: Understanding Legal and Commercial Risk in an Evolving Space Industry

Conference Schedule

Attendee List

Upcoming Events: 

  1. Drone Law Conference 
    June 5, 2019 - Washington, D.C.
  2. Annual Meeting 
    September 12-13, 2019 - Seattle, WA
  3. Aviation Finance 
    December 5, 2019 - New York, NY