Annual Spaceport Summit

2023 Annual GSA Spaceport Summit

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8th Annual GSA Spaceport Summit
Orlando, FL
February 20, 2023

2023 Schedule

8:00 AM: Check-in and Registration

8:30 AM: GSA Accomplishments in 2022 James Causey, Executive Director, Global Spaceport Alliance

8:40 AM: Chairman Reports: Latest News Impacting the Spaceport Ecosystem Dr. George Nield, Chair, Global Spaceport Alliance

8:50 AM: FAA’s Office of Space Transportation: Goals for 2023 Kelvin Coleman, Associate Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration

9:20 AM: US Space Force: Progress Report Col. James T. Horne, III, Deputy Director, Launch and Range Operations, Space Systems Command, Patrick Space Force Base (invited)

9:50 AM: GSA Initiative 1: A Global Rapid Response and Readiness Network Commercial and Military Space Activities Dr. George Nield, Chair, Global Spaceport Alliance Lt. General (Ret.) David J. Buck, President, BRPH Mission Solutions (Invited)

10:30 AM: Break

11:00 AM: GSA Initiative 2: Building the Future Global Workforce For Aerospace Alice Carruth, Public Information Officer, Spaceport America

11:20 AM: Member Reports: Lessons Learned & Operational Updates

12:15 PM: Lunch

1:00 PM: Member Reports: Lessons Learned & Operational Updates

2:00 PM: Working Group Reports: Point to Point: Oscar Garcia, Founder & CEO, InterFlight Global Corp. Academic Partnerships: Alice Carruth. Public Information Officer, Spaceport America Policy: Matt Anderson, Senior Advisor of Government Affairs, Air Liquide Infrastructure Funding: Victoria Mechtly, Business Development Aerospace & Federal, RS&H

2:45 PM: Break

3:15 PM: Innovative Cluster Development in the U.K. (panel discussion)

3:45 PM: Cashflow Benefits of Spaceports as Economic Zones Michael Castle Miller, CEO, Politas Consulting (invited) Nate Whigham, President, EN Capital (Invited)

4:15 PM: Offshore Launch Options Tom Marotta, CEO & Founder, The Spaceport Company

4:30 PM: Group discussion: Marketing Your Spaceport Facilitator: Izzy House, Author, Spaceport Marketing (Feb. 2023)

5:30 PM: GSA 2023 Action Plan

5:45 PM: Group Photograph

6:00 PM: Adjourn

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