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With James Causey (Dir., SpaceCom) & Steve Wolfe (Deputy Dir., SpaceCom).
Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 06:00 PM   Absolutely Free
Qlabs, 16 W 22nd St, 6th Fl

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Low Earth orbit (LEO) is exploding with new space technology, applications & opportunities.

Fueling the growth are the shrewd investors who put up $3.9 billion dollars for commercial space companies in 2017. Small sats & cubesats, advanced satellite software, growing number of cross industry applications for space imagery, cheap access to space, tourism & orbiting private habitats-all of which are parts of a new economy in LEO. But sustainability is the key. In this session James Causey, Executive Director of SpaceCom & Steve Wolfe, Deputy Executive Director will review the key benchmarks the commercial space industry need reach in order to be sustainable & provide examples of the applications that space enabled services provide to industry, particularly in the area of predictive analytics.


James Causey joined NTP in November 2014 & serves as the Executive Director of SpaceCom, an NTP annual event done in collaboration with NASA's Johnson Space Center & the Houston economic development community. In this capacity, he oversees the strategic direction & day to day operations of all aspects of the event. He coordinates the activities of the Board of Advisors & Industry Advisory Committee setup to focus on event content & attendee experience. He also accesses the professional resources of NTP for sales, operations & marketing to assist the dedicated team of SpaceCom. Prior to joining NTP, James had over 30 years of diverse experience in varied business & event management roles. Most recently, he was President, Public Sector Media Group at 1105 Media in Vienna, Va. He has held other senior-executive positions at market-leading organizations, including Landmark Communications, Sabot Publishing, Ernst & Young & Cadmus Communications. James has an MBA from University of Maryland & BSc from Leeds Metropolitan University in the UK.

Steven Wolfe is Deputy Executive Director of SpaceCom. His primary role is to develop the top level content for the SpaceCom conference, & generally support operations & business development activities. Steve began his career as a legislative aide to the late Cong. George E. Brown, Jr. (D-CA), where he oversaw space policy & served as executive director of Congressional Space Caucus. After leaving Capitol Hill, Steve built a career in the trade association field, working in executive capacities for organizations including, IEEE, Risk & Insurance Management Society, Royal Institute of Charter Surveyors, & the National Coffee Association. Steve has served on the board of directors of the National Space Society, was president of the New York Space Frontier Society & is an Advocate of the Space Frontier Foundation. Steve serves on the Board of Editors for the Journal of Space Philosophy.

This event is organized by the New York Space Alliance (NYSA), in collaboration with SpaceCom.

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