Space Coast Symposium

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Name: Space Coast Symposium
Date: October 19, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Where else do you have the opportunity to hear from five fortune 500 companies along with leaders in the space industry and the military who support the launches? 

The second annual Space Coast Symposium provides an update on the space industry in Brevard County, giving attendees a comprehensive overview of current operations and future development plans all at one time and place. 

Panelist Lineup:

Session 1 (8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.)  
Moderator: Rob Medina, Director of Community & Military Relations, for Congressman Bill Posey
Panel Sponsored By: Florida Power & Light
45 Space Wing-Brigadier General Doug Schiess
U.S. Coastguard-Chief Warrant Officer David Ladomirak
Naval Ordnance Test Unit – Captain Jason D. Wartell
920 Rescue Wing –Lt. Colonel Robert Haston
Session 2 (9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.) 
Moderator: Lynda Weatherman, Executive Director, Economic Development Commission
Panel Sponsored By:  AT&T
NASA: Thomas O. Engler, Director, Center Planning and Development
One Web: John Timmermann, General Counsel
United Launch Alliance – Tony Taliancich, Director & General Manager ULA Launch Operations
The Boeing Company – Joe Herron, Program Integration and Operations Manager
Space Florida- Tony Gannon, VP Research & Innovation
Session 3 (11 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
Moderator: Ed Kinberg, Partner, Weiderman Malek, PL
Panel Sponsored By: Orlando Melbourne International Airport
Lockheed Martin: Jennifer Marie Hill, Lockheed Martin Space, Strategic & Missile Defense, Business Development
Rockwell Collins – Todd Twachtmann, Vice President Melbourne & Programs Management
Harris Corporation: Janet Nickloy, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Northrop Grumman Corporation – Pat McMahon Vice President, Corporate Supply Chain
Embraer – Daniel R. Bachmann, Corporate Communications Manager
Session 4 (12:15 p.m. – 2:00 lunch session)
Keynote Sponsored By: City of Palm Bay

Dr. Gisele Bennett, Senior Vice President for Research at Florida Institute of Technology
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Event Sponsors:
  • The City of Palm Bay, Florida
  • Florida Power & Light Co.
  • Orlando Melbourne International Airport
  • The Boeing Company
  • Five Star Claims Adjusting
  • Adams Homes
  • VITAS Healthcare
  • Remax Elite
  • Brevard Democrats
  • AT&T - Florida
  • Michael Greg Search
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cocoa - Space Coast Convention Center
301 Tucker Lane, Cocoa, FL
Date/Time Information:
October 19, 2018
8:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
Pat Luckey (321) 951-9998
Tickets are $45.00 (members and guests) and $55.00 after October 12, 2018. includes continental breakfast and buffet lunch.

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