TENTATIVE AGENDA
 
REGISTRATION OPENS AT 7:30 AM.    

0830

Welcome and Overview

David Barnhart, DARPA Program Manager, Tactical Technology Office
Bill Mackey, Space Affairs Counselor, Canadian Space Agency, Canadian Embassy

0900

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Importance for the future of space activities
Kaigham (Ken) J. Gabriel, DARPA Acting Director 

0930

Sampling of Activities and Projects

Moderator: Victoria Samson, Secure World Foundation
David Barnhart, DARPA (Phoenix)
Bryan McGuirk, ViviSat (GEO Vivisat)
Dan King, MDA (SIS)
Juergen Drescher, DLR (DEOS) 
Manny Leinz, Boeing (Orbital Express)
Ben Reed, NASA (Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office)
Mitsushige Oda, JAXA, (ETS-VII)

1045

Coffee Break

1100

Session 1 – Policy and Legal Issues

Goal: Identification of key policy, legal or regulatory impediments to technology transition 

Moderator: Scott Pace, Professor of Practice of International Affairs and Director Space Policy Institute, George Washington University
Duncan Blake, Royal Australian Air Force
J
oanne Gabrynowicz, Professor, University of Mississippi School of Law and Director National Center for Remote Sensing, Air and Space Law Center
Ram Jakhu, Professor, McGill University, Faculty of Law
Phil Meek, Secure World Foundation 
 

1230

Lunch

1330

Session 2 – Information Sharing, Operational Considerations and Safety

Goal:  How to develop data connectivity to develop sustainable servicing

 

Moderator:  Brian Weeden, Secure World Foundation

Dan King, MDA (Space Missions)

Bryan Benedict, Intelsat General (Space Data Association)

Tim Rush, AON (Space Insurance)

Sarah Factor, Office of the Secretary of Defense for Space Policy

Myron Diftler, NASA-JSC (Robotic Operations)

1500

Coffee Break

1515

Session 3 – International Security and Stability

Goal:  How to maintain stability through multi-national activities in space.

 

Moderator: Bruce MacDonald, Senior Director, US Institute of Peace

Eva Bernhardsdotter, Researcher, Swedish Defense Research Agency

Joan Johnson-Freese, Professor,  Naval War College

Jim Fergusson, Professor, Department of Political Studies, University of Manitoba and Director for Centre for Defence and Security Studies

1700

Conclusions

Highlights, significant questions and areas for continued discussion

 

David Barnhart, DARPA