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2024 Washington Update Conference - Course Materials

March 8, 2024

March 8, 2024


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Mission Authorization: Regulating the Next Frontier of Commercial Space Activities

Arjun Garg, Partner, Hogan Lovells


Michael Dodge
, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, University of North Dakota

Mary Guenther
, Vice President of Space Policy, Commercial Spaceflight Federation

Diane Howard
, Director, Commercial Space Policy at the National Space Council  

Kelsey McBarron
, Professional Staff & Counsel for the House Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee 

  1. Commerical Space Act of 2023
  2. Fact Sheet

Legislative Updates and Outlook for 2024

Ken Quinn, Clyde & Co.

Rachel Devine, Senate Commerce

Elizabeth Baker, ALPA

Drew Jacoby Lemos, VP Legislative and External Affairs, Regional Airline Association

Steve Morrissey, V.P. Regulatory & Policy, United Airlines

International – Enforcement of Bilateral Agreements

Jenny Rosenberg , Founder, JTR Strategies 


Ben Taylor, Director, Office of International Aviation, Department of Transportation

Reese Davidson, Director, International and Regulatory Counsel, JetBlue Airways

Brian Hedberg, Lead Counsel, Aviation and International Regulatory Affairs, FedEx

Jacqueline Serrao, Dep. Asst Chief Counsel, Intl Affairs & Legal, Federal Aviation Administration

  1. IASA Program Overview
  2. IASA CFR Update
  3. May 1995
  4. Open Skies Order Aug 1992
  5. Department of Transportation

Passenger Rights: A Comparative Regulatory Perspective

Jonathon Foglia
, Partner, Cozen O’Connor


Tim Cade, First Secretary, Transportation, Embassy of the United Kingdom

Kyle Joseph, Senior Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Transportation

Robert Gorman
, Senior Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Transportation

Gillian Grant
, Counsellor, Transportation, Embassy of Canada

Douglas Lavin
,  Vice President Member & External Relations North America, International Air Transport Association

Maxime Millefert
, Counsellor, Energy & Transport Division, Embassy of France

  1. Summary of Recent U.S. Aviation

Achieving the Aviation Sector’s Net Zero Climate Goals – the International Framework 

Kevin Welsh
, VP Environmental Affairs & Chief Sustainability Officer, Airlines for America

Rohemir Ramirez, Aviation Lead- Climate Office, State Department  

Jeffery Page, Senior Attorney, FedEx

Jaime Garcia-Nieto, General Counsel - Latin America & Caribbean, Airbus  

Yue Huang, Assistant Director, Climate Policy, IATA, Geneva, Switzerland        

  1. ICAO Global Framework

Risk Management for Commercial Space Stations and Shared Infrastructure 

Viva Dadwal
, Associate, King & Spalding LLP


Tom Ayres, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel, Voyager Space

Chris Kunstadter
, Global Head of Space, AXA HL

Brad Powell
, Associate General Counsel, Vast Space

Caryn Schenewerk
, President, CS Consulting LLC

  1. Commercial Space Act of 2023
  2. Fact Sheet: U.S. Novel Space Activities Authorization and Supervision Framework

Antitrust – The Changing Landscape


Bill Stallings, Mayer Brown LLP


Jen Howard, Chief Competition Officer, U.S. Department of Transportation

Patricia Corcoran, Acting Chief, Transportation, Energy & Agriculture Section, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division

Diana L. Moss, Ph.D., Vice President and Director of Competition Policy, Progressive Policy Institute

  1. Executive Order on Promoting Competition inthe American Economy

CLE Credit

The ABA directly applies for and ordinarily receives CLE credit for ABA programs in AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, GA, GU, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MN, MS, MO, MP, MT, NH, NM, NV, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, VI, WA, WI, and WV. These states sometimes do not approve a program for credit before the program occurs. This course is expected to qualify for 6.0 CLE credit hours in 60-minute states, and 6.0 CLE credit hours in 50-minute states. This transitional program is approved for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys in NY. Attorneys may be eligible to receive CLE credit through reciprocity or attorney self-submission in other states. For more information about CLE accreditation in your state, visit or contact Dawn R. Holiday [email protected] or 312-988- 5660.