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February 1, 2013

SIEPR Policy Forum on Space Entrepreneurship

SIEPR Policy Forum on Space Entrepreneurship

SIEPR Policy Forum Space Entrepreneurship

Co-sponsored with Stanford Center of Excellence for Commercial Space Transportation

Location: 
SIEPR Gunn Building
Koret-Taube Conference Center
366 Galvez St.
Stanford University

February 1, 2013

9:00am to 10:15am
Session I
Betting on American Industry
Presenter(s) : 

Lori Garver, NASA Deputy Administrator
(Click for bio) Why a private space market?

 

10:15am to 11:00am
Session 2
How Safe is Safe Enough?
Presenter(s) : 

George Nield, FAA Associate Administrator  

(Click for bio)

Regulation and policy

11:00am to 12:00pm
Session 3
Space Tourism and the Current Market for Space
Presenter(s) : 

Virgin Galactic - Will Pomerantz

XCOR Aerospace - Andrew Nelson

Building the market for space

Discussant(s):

Steve Jurvetson

12:45pm to 1:20pm
Lunch Keynote
The Hard Missions We Need
Presenter(s) : 

Bill Nye - CEO Planetary Society (& the Science Guy)  
(Click for bio)

Science and inspiration

1:20pm to 2:15pm
Session 4
Prizes and Space Innovation
Presenter(s) : 

Alexandra Hall - Google Lunar X Prize (bio)

Petra Moser - Stanford Economics (bio)

Using prizes to push technology

2:25pm to 3:45pm
Session 5
A Growing Private Space Industry
Presenter(s) : 

​Low cost, safe, human space travel

Discussant(s):

Roger Noll

3:45pm to 4:15pm