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Space Investment Summit 9

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 Embassy Suites Hotel, Huntsville, Alabama Agenda
8:00 am - 8:15 am Welcome Presentation

Opening Remarks & Summit Overview

8:15 am - 9:00 am Featured Presentation

Mass, Speed, Direction: A Model for Growth in the Space Economy

Richard Phillips, President, Phillips & Company Using proven strategies for business models such as Cisco Systems, Mr. Phillips presents keys for businesses to succeed in todays space economy. 9:00 am - 10:00 am Guest Presentation

State of the Commercial Space Industry: Trends, Issues, Winners and Losers
Amaresh Kollipara, Managing Partner, Earth2Orbit LLC Michael Leventhal, Attorney/Consultant, mc The Law Firm 10:00 am 10:30 am 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Networking Break Participant Discussion Session

Keys to Entrepreneurial Success

A review of Federal programs that can help entrepreneurs with financing and technical support (SBIR, STTR, SBA). Participant questions are encouraged. Moderator Stephan Davis, Center for Strategic Development, NASA Marshall Spaceflight Center Andy Crocker, Aerospace Program Manager and Business Developer, Dynetics Lynn Garrison, Small Business Technical Adviser and SBIR/STTR Technology Infusion Manager, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center 12:00 pm 1:15 pm

Lunch On Your Own

1:15 pm -

2:45 pm

Panel Session

Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Creating a Business Plan and Investor Presentation
A practical discussion on preparing a business plan and investor presentation with a focus on dos and donts, as well as tips on what attracts early stage investors. The panel will highlight the importance of the financial portion of a business plan, as well as legal aspects relating to the business plan and investment, and ensuring that intellectual property is adequately protected. Moderator Michael Leventhal, Attorney/Consultant, mc The Law Firm John Garred, Partner, Tucker Ellis & West LLP Scott Berlin, Managing Director, Brown Gibbons Lang and Company Bruce Pittman, Director, Flight Projects and Chief System Engineer, NASA Space Portal, AMES Research Center Jennifer Berlin, Counsel, Tucker Ellis & West LLP 2:45 pm 3:15 pm 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Networking Break Guest Presentation The Orion Propulsion Factor: A Dynamic Merging of Government and Private Sector Customers and Relationships Tim Pickens, Chief Propulsion Engineer and Commercial Space Advisor, Dynetics Panel Session

3:45 pm -

5:00 pm

Creating Start-Up Opportunities: How Huntsville Does It

Insightful investment and technology perspectives on going beyond the government-private sector business model to develop new ways of financing ventures and attracting customers. Moderator Tim Pickens, Chief Propulsion Engineer and Commercial Space Advisor, Dynetics Kris McGuire, CEO & Founder, Victory Solutions Inc Kannan Grant, Director of the Office of Technology Commercialization, University of Alabama Huntsville Dick Reeves, Executive Director, The Huntsville Angel Network and Executive Chairman, InQ Biosciences Corporation 5:00 pm 5:15 pm Summit Remarks

Closing Remarks and Summary

5:15 pm 6:30 pm

Summit Reception and Networking