Side Meetings

Industry-Sponsored Side Meetings

The Small Satellite Conference is pleased to offer organizations the opportunity to hold side meetings for conference attendees. SmallSat will assist you in arranging for a room and A/V for your meeting. SmallSat will also advertise official side meetings on the conference website, in the smartphone app, in the onsite program and in one email to registered attendees. Content and logistics are solely the responsibility of the hosting company/organization.

Official side meetings must meet the following conditions:

  • Side meeting is held outside of conference hours
  • Limit of two official side meetings per company or organization
  • A fee of $100 must be paid to reserve meeting room/time and prior to being advertised
  • The meeting is approved by SmallSat administration

Other Meetings

Attendees are welcome to organize unadvertised meetings on their own. Sign-up sheets for free meeting rooms (limited hours) are available at the SmallSat registration booth.

If organizations wish to request a room for exclusive use, a fee of $100 per day will be assessed. Contact Lauren Word for more information.

Please do not hold meetings or interviews in any University rooms that are not on our meeting room sign-up sheets without express permission from SmallSat administrators.

Monday, August 6

Need a Ride? ILS has Flexible, Competitive Launch Solutions for the SmallSat Market

Time
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location
Eccles Conference Center 203

ILS offers flight-proven, flexible launch solutions for deploying small satellites with limited orbit raising propulsion capability or all-electric satellites that seek to reduce orbit raising time.

For multi-satellite constellations packaged within Proton's 5 meter fairing, the full performance capability of the vehicle is optimized to enable LEO constellations the most cost effective deployment to orbit. Proton's Breeze M upper stage has the unique capability to perform orbital plane change maneuvers to populate multiple constellation planes in a single launch.

Join ILS at SmallSat 2018 to learn more about our technologies and capabilities with a presentation and open dialogue.

Contact
Karen Soriano
k.soriano@ilslaunch.com

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Smallsat Enabled Applications: What’s Next?

Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location
University Inn 507

Smallsats built heritage through the 2000s with educational missions that grew into a robust commercial market dominated by Earth observation and situational awareness applications. But smallsat capabilities and payloads continue to advance, opening the door to new applications and novel commercial services. From IoT to weather, marketing to finance, and environment monitoring to entertainment, we continue to develop new ways to leverage small platforms. Which new applications are being enabled and pursued by smallsats, and which have the most commercial potential? Join us as industry leaders discuss the up-and-coming ways to leverage smallsats.

Contact
Carolyn Belle
cbelle@nsr.com

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NASA Town Hall

Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location
Eccles Science Learning Center 130

In its 7th year, the Annual NASA Town Hall meeting is a forum for scientists and technologists to hear about NASA's current and future plans for small satellite missions and related technologies in the Space Technology (STMD), Science (SMD), and Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorates (HEOMD). This forum is designed to inform participants on upcoming funding opportunities for various types of projects across NASA. A status of 2018 Small Spacecraft Technology Program missions and solicitations is a focal point of the meeting.

The format includes a briefing summary and time for Q&A.

Contact
Julianna Fishman
Julianna.L.Fishman@nasa.gov

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Thursday, August 9

SDL Classified Workshop: Delivering Mission Success

Time
1:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Location
Space Dynamics Laboratory
Bennett Laboratory building
489 East 1650 North
North Logan, Utah 84341

To foster continuity and advancement within the small satellite applications community, the Space Dynamics Laboratory is hosting a TS//SI/TK//NOFORN workshop.

This year’s workshop theme Delivering Mission Success covers a wide range of technical topics, including all aspects of cyber protection, spectrum management, conjunction analysis of new systems, resiliency, small sensors, hardware, and software.

Workshop benefits include:

  • Relevant Government agency briefings on small satellite technical topics
  • Opportunities to exchange information concerning upcoming technical needs and requirements
  • Networking with cleared SCI technical experts
  • Evening social

Preregistration required.

www.sdl.usu.edu/media-events/events/technical-workshop

Contact:
Paul Stewart
(435) 713-3129
Paul.Stewart@sdl.usu.edu

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Friday, August 10

SDL Classified Workshop: Delivering Mission Success

Time
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location
Space Dynamics Laboratory
Bennett Laboratory building
489 East 1650 North
North Logan, Utah 84341

To foster continuity and advancement within the small satellite applications community, the Space Dynamics Laboratory is hosting a TS//SI/TK//NOFORN workshop.

This year’s workshop theme Delivering Mission Success covers a wide range of technical topics, including all aspects of cyber protection, spectrum management, conjunction analysis of new systems, resiliency, small sensors, hardware, and software.

Workshop benefits include:

  • Relevant Government agency briefings on small satellite technical topics
  • Opportunities to exchange information concerning upcoming technical needs and requirements
  • Networking with cleared SCI technical experts
  • Networking luncheon

Preregistration required.

www.sdl.usu.edu/media-events/events/technical-workshop

Contact:
Paul Stewart
(435) 713-3129
Paul.Stewart@sdl.usu.edu

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