Honored Speakers and Guests


Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson

President and CEO of Space Adventures
Dan Andrews

Dan Andrews

Project Manager, LCROSS

Gary Barnhard

Gary Barnhard

Chairman, National Space Society
Vanna Bonta

Vanna Bonta

Novelist, poet, actor; Editor/Project Manager The Cosmos Review; Creative Director, BonNova.

Yvonne Cagle

Yvonne Cagle

Project Manager, NASA Human Suborbital Flight Program
Rob Call

Rob Call

Pumpkin Inc

Joe Carroll

Joe Carroll

Tether Applications, Inc
A.C. Charania

A.C. Charania

President, SpaceWorks Commercial

Kelvin Coleman

Kelvin Coleman

Special Assistant for Programs and Planning, Federal Aviation Administration
Doug Comstock

Doug Comstock

Director, NASA's Innovative Partnerships Program (IPP)

Paul Damphousse

Paul Damphousse

Chief of Advanced Concepts, National Security Space Office
Ken Davidian

Ken Davidian

Program Lead, Federal Aviation Administration's Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST)

Tony DeTora

Tony DeTora

Legislative Assistant, Dana Rohrabacher
Peter Diamandis

Peter Diamandis

Founder and Chairman of the X PRIZE Foundation

Taylor Dinerman

Taylor Dinerman

Writer and syndicated weekly columnist
Art Dula

Art Dula

Trustee of America Heinlein Prize Trust and NSS Governor

James Dunstan

James Dunstan

Partner and lawyer with Garvey, Schubert and Barer
Esther Dyson

Esther Dyson

EDventure Holdings

Paul Eckert

Paul Eckert

The Boeing Company
Gus Gardellini

Gus Gardellini

Former Technical Consultant, MirCorp

Jonathan Goff

Jonathan Goff

Propulsion Engineer, Masten Space Systems
John Hines

John Hines

Astrobionics Manager, NASA Ames

Robert Jacobson

Robert Jacobson

Managing Partner Desert, Desert Sky Holdings, LLC
Nicole Jordan

Nicole Jordan

Team Liaison, Google Lunar X Prize

Pete Klupar

Pete Klupar

Director of Engineering Earth Observation Through Small Satellites, NASA Ames
Amaresh Kollipara

Amaresh Kollipara

Managing Partner, Earth2Orbit, LLC

Eva-Jane Lark

Eva-Jane Lark

Vice-President and Investment Advisor, BMO Nesbitt Burns
Chuck Lauer

Chuck Lauer

Vice President of Business Development, Rocketplane Inc.

John Lewis

John Lewis

Professor of Planetary Sciences, University of Arizona
David Livingston

David Livingston

Business consultant, financial advisor, and strategic planner

Jim Logan

Jim Logan

Space Medicine Associates
Michael Marlaire

Michael Marlaire

Director of Partnerships, NASA Ames

Gary Martin

Gary Martin

Director of New Ventures and Communications, NASA Ames

Chris McKay

Chris McKay

Planetary Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center
Michael Mealling

Michael Mealling

VP Business Development, Masten Space Systems

Charles Miller

Charles Miller

NASA Commercial Space
David Morrison

David Morrison

Senior Scientist, NASA Astrobiology Institute, NASA Ames Research Center

Jim Muncy

Jim Muncy

Principal, PoliSpace
Clive Neal

Clive Neal

Professor, University of Notre Dame

Tom Olson

Tom Olson

Managing Partner, Exodus Consulting Group
Dr. John Olson

Dr. John Olson

Director, Directorate Integration Office (DIO), Exploration Systems Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters

Walter Peters

Walter Peters

Dean, Vice-President, Academic Affairs, ISU
Milind Pimprikar

Milind Pimprikar

Founder and Chairman of CANEUS

Bruce Pittman

Bruce Pittman

Flight Projects Director, NASA Ames Space Portal
Michael Potter

Michael Potter

Paradigm Ventures

Dan Rasky

Dan Rasky

Director, NASA Ames Space Portal
Bob Richards

Bob Richards

CEO, Odyssey Moon; Founder, ISU; Representative, Isle of Man

Rex Ridenoure

Rex Ridenoure

CEO, Ecliptic Enterprises
Gwynne Shotwell

Gwynne Shotwell

President, SpaceX

Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith

Deputy Chief, Entrepreneurial Initiatives Division, NASA Ames
Guillermo Söhnlein

Guillermo Söhnlein

Managing Director, Space Angels Network

Paul Spudis

Paul Spudis

Senior Staff Scientist, Lunar and Planetary Science Institute
Dennis Stone

Dennis Stone

Assistant Manager for Commercial Space Development, NASA Commercial Crew & Cargo Program

Thomas Taylor

Thomas Taylor

Vice President at Lunar Transportation Systems, Inc
Rick Tumlinson

Rick Tumlinson

Co-Founder, Space Frontier Foundation

John Vornle

John Vornle

President, Long Term Capital Company
David Webb

David Webb

Associate Founder & 1st Chairman of the Board, ISU

Bob Werb

Bob Werb

Founder, Space Frontier Foundation
Dennis Wingo

Dennis Wingo

Founder, Skycorp, Inc., CTO, Orbital Recovery Corporation

Pete Worden

Pete Worden

Director, NASA's Ames Research Center
Ed Wright

Ed Wright

Project Manager, Teachers in Space

Steve Zornetzer

Steve Zornetzer

Director of Information Sciences and Technology, NASA's Ames Research Center