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Another Successful event from the Space Frontier Foundation!
Over the years, the annual Space Frontier Conference has earned a reputation for
being the place serious space activists go to survey the horizon for what’s new,
what's next, what lies beyond – the place where vision meets reality. The tradition
continues this October 21- 23 in Los Angeles with SFC14: “The Next Space Age.”
The Next Space Age is underway.
The first generation of companies pursuing what has become known as alternative
space, are operating and advancing. The landscape of civil space, the center of
gravity for space development, the drive toward a working civilization in space, is
no longer under government control. It has moved into the hands of private
individuals. A new force has formed. A new dawn shines a fresh light.
Ambitious people, capital ready, acting on unique free market opportunities are the
new prime movers. Through the proven process of free enterprise, the new
alternative space companies are progressing rapidly. Extraordinary challenges are
engaged because extraordinary rewards beckon.
While the picking of specific winners or losers appropriately yields to market forces,
developing the people who go to space, recreate there, work there, and live there,
is the core business of the Next Space Age. As space infrastructure develops, so
too does the culture of 'space people', ensuring people ready to transition to space,
as soon as it is available.
While honoring its past The Next Space Age breaks fresh ground. The bold
explorers of the first age yield to the resolute entrepreneurs of today. The engines
powering our accomplishments are now fueled by economic rewards, tolerance for
risk and the aspirations of individual Americans. Space development is no longer a
burden to taxpayers, resting instead on the backs of creative capitalists. No longer
is a single vision sought, but rather the tried and true wisdom of competing visions
in an open market.
We'll be returning to the Four Points Sheraton Hotel at Los Angeles International Airport for SFC14 this
year. Some of you might remember it from SFC12 a couple years ago.
Four Points Sheraton, 9750 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90045
http://www.fourpointslax.com/index.asp
Reservations: 310-645-4600, Fax: 310-649-7047
For room reservations, call the hotel directly and mention the Space Frontier Foundation. Our room
block will be held until September 30, 2005, so make your reservation today to get these great rates:
$82 per night for single/double occupancy/ $125 per night for a suite.
Among its many amenities, the hotel offers:
• 24-Hour Complimentary Airport Shuttle • 24-Hour Room Service
• 24-Hour Business Center • High Speed & Wi-Fi Internet Access
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• 24-Hour Fitness Center • Valet & Self-Parking
The Space Frontier Foundation is an organization dedicated to the human settlement of space in our
lifetime. Our goals include protecting the Earth's fragile biosphere and creating a freer and more
prosperous life for each generation by using the unlimited energy and material resources of space. Our
purpose is to unleash the power of free enterprise and lead a united humanity permanently into the Solar
System. We are transforming space from a government-owned program into a dynamic and inclusive
frontier open to all people.
For more information call 800-78-SPACE (800-787-7223)
or send us your comments
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Structure
This year's conference will be a single tracked event consisting of panels, plenary
sessions and stand alone speakers. There will also be a handful of off agenda,
product based workshops focused upon accomplishing the real behind the scenes
goals primary to the Foundation.
Theme
The theme of this year's conference is "The Next Space Age." This year has been
a very momentous one in the space community. The return to flight of the Space
Shuttle, the announcement by Virgin Galactic that they will be moving ahead with
Scaled Composites to build the first civilian spacecraft within the next few years
and the accomplishments of the deep impact mission are all signs that visions of
spaceflight are being achieved all around us. On the horizon we have opportunities
for the first true commercial businesses in space. This year's event will be
designed to focus on those opportunities and potential opportunities which will truly
move the nation forward in the creation of a new space age.
Times Friday, October 21
9:45 am –
11:00 am
Potential of Commercial Space (Vehicles) Panel – It is by now
clear to nearly all that the future of our nation in space lies with the
commercial sector. While government activity in space will always
be a key aspect of the new frontier, the question we must ask
ourselves is who are the operators willing to risk it all to make
space a place where normal everyday people live and work?
11:15 am –
12:15 pm
Business of Space – It has long been argued that the primary
barrier to successful active business in space is the prohibitively
high cost of accessing space. The purpose of these panels will be
to furnish discussions by companies not traditionally associated
with space, but which could reap benefits from working in the space
environment if the cost of access to space was cheaper. Essentially
this panel is meant to be a two part (orbital and sub-orbital) forum
featuring potential CUSTOMERS of space access services.
Sub-Orbital Panel – The ability to regularly access suborbital
space is now right around the corner. While some of the markets
are very clear others are less obvious. To date the companies that
have been developing vehicles have focused on markets which are
clear and easy to quantify. Are there other opportunities that can be
realized in the short term?
1:30 pm –
2:30 pm
Business of Space – continued
Orbital Panel – The entrepreneurial space community has long
pointed to cheap access to orbit as being the keystone of real
economic development in space. Until recently however, a clear
path to how such access would be achieved was hard to discern.
Now the road is clearer and the question before us is: What will we
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The High Frontier is
Gerard K. O'Neill's
masterpiece. This
new 3rd Edition
Includes an
introduction by
Freeman Dyson.
Click above to order
The High Frontier
from Amazon.com.
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be doing in near earth space just ten years from now?
2:45 pm –
3:45 pm
Terrestrial Support Companies Panel – The space industry is
going to involve companies beyond vehicles and customers there
are a wide variety of infrastructure and support industries. These
companies will actually be the backbone of the industry, but will
remain on Earth. They enable other companies to actually work in
space. They include computer companies, infrastructure builders,
information technology, insurance, materials, fuel, ground support,
logistics and many more.
Times Saturday, October 22
9:45 am –
11:00 am
Spaceports Panel – A new industry is emerging which will be
taking adventurers, researchers, engineers, and perhaps even
astronauts in training into space on a near daily basis. A future is
now clearly discernible where the brave and the brilliant will begin
making fortunes and discoveries alike in space. Where will they be
operating from? A handful of forward looking states and spaceports
have begun working hard to make sure that they can begin reaping
the benefits of this new industry.
11:15 am –
12:30 pm
Role of Government in Space Development Panel – Throughout
the history of spaceflight, the defining role has been played by
NASA. Now however, space is becoming a place where people live
and work rather than solely a place where government employees
learn, experiment, and push the limits of technology.
1:45 pm –
2:45 pm
Regulation – The rules and regulations that surround spaceflight at
present are critical to the success or failure of new space ventures.
As humanity begins to move forward into space this trend will only
become more prevalent. Taking a thorough look at these issues is
therefore critical to the success of the next space age.
Spaceflight Regulation Panel – One of the most immediate
concerns surrounding the emerging human spaceflight industry is
how strict the rules will be when they actually begin to
accommodate the first passengers. While for the moment these
questions are academic, the first flights are only a handful of years
away and many questions remain unanswered.
3:00 pm –
4:00 pm
Regulation – continued
ITAR Panel – Despite improvements at the State Department when
it comes to processing technology requests, the International traffic
and Arms Regulations as they apply to space still places a
substantial burden on American companies. So much so, that many
have argued that these regulations have done more to damage the
U.S. economy than they have done to protect national security.
4:15 pm –
5:15 pm
Hollywood and Space Plenary – How space is perceived by the
general public is partly determined by how Hollywood chooses to
portray it. This plenary session will explore how and why Hollywood
portrays space the way it does.
TBA Asteroids Plenary – The resources of tomorrow are the threats of
today. Understanding asteroids, learning about them, and trying to
figure out how we will one day access their promise is a question
worth asking.
Times Sunday, October 23
9:00 am –
11:00 am
Space Tourism Plenary – That this will be a market for the first
providers of commercial space access is clear, the details of how it
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will develop remain to be seen and the speakers in this session will
strive to illuminate the issue.
11:15 am –
12:15 pm
Space Settlement Plenary – That larger numbers humans will
soon be living and working in space on an increasingly permanent
basis is a goal that all in our community strive for. The first of these
facilities are being designed researched and even assembled on
the ground at the present time.
The Space Frontier Foundation is an organization dedicated to the human settlement of space in our
lifetime. Our goals include protecting the Earth's fragile biosphere and creating a freer and more
prosperous life for each generation by using the unlimited energy and material resources of space. Our
purpose is to unleash the power of free enterprise and lead a united humanity permanently into the Solar
System. We are transforming space from a government-owned program into a dynamic and inclusive
frontier open to all people.
For more information call 800-78-SPACE (800-787-7223)
or send us your comments
Copyright © 1996 - 2008 Space Frontier Foundation. All rights reserved.
All work contained herein is protected by United States copyright/ intellectual property law.
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(Partial list of confirmed speakers)
Pete Worden
General US Air Force (ret)
Dr. George Nield
Deputy Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration
Dr. Robert Zubrin
President
The Mars Society
Dr. Barbara Thompson
Solar Physics Branch
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Dr. Harvey Wichman
Professor Emeritus at Claremont McKenna College
Director of Aerospace Psychology Laboratory
Tim Huddleston
Chairman
National Aerospace Development Center
Michael Mealling
VP of Business Development
Masten Space Systems
Jim Dunstan
Space Law Attorney
Garvey Schubert Barer
John Powell
President
JP Aerospace
Joe Palaia
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mars Homestead Project
Berin Szoka
Executive Director
Institute for Space Law and Policy
Jim Muncy
Space Policy Consultant
Poli-Space
David Gump
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The High Frontier is
Gerard K. O'Neill's
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Includes an
introduction by
Freeman Dyson.
Click above to order
The High Frontier
from Amazon.com.
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President
Transformational Space Corp., LLC
Randall Clague
XCOR Aerospace
Gary Oleson
Northrop Grumman IT
Jess Sponable
Air Force Research Laboratory
Michael A'Hearn
Principal Investigator
Deep Impact Mission
Edward Hudgins
Executive Director
The Objectivist Center
Editor of "Space: The Free-Market Frontier"
Pat Hynes, Ph.D.
Director
New Mexico Space Grant Consortium
Rick Tumlinson
Director and Co-founder
Space Frontier Foundation
John Spencer
Founder and President
Space Tourism Society
George Whitesides
Executive Director
National Space Society
Jeff Feige
Space Policy Consultant
Associate
PoliSpace
Marc Schlather
President
ProSpace
The Space Frontier Foundation is an organization dedicated to the human settlement of space in our
lifetime. Our goals include protecting the Earth's fragile biosphere and creating a freer and more
prosperous life for each generation by using the unlimited energy and material resources of space. Our
purpose is to unleash the power of free enterprise and lead a united humanity permanently into the Solar
System. We are transforming space from a government-owned program into a dynamic and inclusive
frontier open to all people.
For more information call 800-78-SPACE (800-787-7223)
or send us your comments
Copyright © 1996 - 2008 Space Frontier Foundation. All rights reserved.
All work contained herein is protected by United States copyright/ intellectual property law.
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NASA Academy Alumni
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For more information about conference sponsorships,
please contact SFC XIV conference manager Krysta Paradis at (925) 878 9830.
Conference Sponsorship
All sponsorship levels include varying numbers of free registrations as well as
other benefits.
Both local and national media have covered the conference in the past and are
anticipated this year as well. Additionally, senior congressional leaders have been
invited and ongoing negotiations continue with leadership from both sides of the
aisle to assure the highest level of Congressional representation by both members
and staff.
Sponsoring SFC 14
While the content of the Space Frontier Foundation annual conference virtually
guarantees a useful exchange between policy makers, space advocates, and
entrepreneurs, raising the event to the next level and ensuring that the ideas and
concepts that arise from all of the positive interactions that occur at such an event
are not lost, often takes additional support. Below are details about how to offer
further support to this year's Space Frontier Foundation Conference, "The Next
Space Age."
Please note that ALL levels of sponsorship include the placement of the company
logo on the SFC 14 website.
Co-Sponsorship
Conference Lead Sponsorship - $20,000
Conference Banquet Sponsorship - $10,000
Meals
Continental Breakfasts (3) - $1,000 each
Morning Coffee Breaks (3) - $650 each
Luncheons (2) - $3,500 each
Afternoon Breaks (2) - $650 each
Receptions
Pre-Banquet Reception - $2,000
Welcome Reception - $2,000
EVENTS
Space Frontier
Conferences
Return to the Moon
Conferences
Other Events
The High Frontier is
Gerard K. O'Neill's
masterpiece. This
new 3rd Edition
Includes an
introduction by
Freeman Dyson.
Click above to order
The High Frontier
from Amazon.com.
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Merchandise and Amenities
Notebooks - $2,000
Badges & Lanyards - $1,500
Tote Bags - $1,500
Give Away Item - $500
Bus to IMAX film Magnificent Desolation - $3,000
Wireless Access for Attendees - $1,500
Exhibit Hall
Display/Exhibit - $500
Individual Contributions
Preferred Seating at the Banquet - $50
Full details of each level of sponsorship can be found below.
Note: Meals are not included in the free conference registrations.
Conference Co-Sponsorship
Conference Lead Sponsorship - $20,000
• Dominant logo and signage throughout the conference and logo on all
conference materials
• Recognition throughout the totality of the conference (From the Lectern, on
publications, in conference ads)
• 20 free conference Registrations Included
• Opportunity to provide one stand alone speaker
• Seating at head table(s) at Banquet
• Two Exhibit Spaces in Exhibit Hall
• Daily recognition from the lectern
• Other options negotiable
Conference Banquet Sponsorship - $10,000
• Ten minute presentation prior to the banquet speaker
• Logo and signage at the meal
• Includes 10 free admissions to the conference
• Acknowledgment in program
Meals and Receptions
Meals
Continental Breakfast - $1,000
• Logo and signage at the meal
• Includes a free conference admission
• Acknowledgment in program
Morning Coffee Break - $650
• Logo and signage at break
• Recognition from the lectern
• Includes one free conference admission
• Acknowledgment in program
Luncheon - $3,500
• Logo and Signage during the meal
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• Ten minute presentation before/during the meal
• Includes two free conference admissions
• Acknowledgment in program
Afternoon Breaks (2) - $650
• Logo and signage at break
• Includes one free conference admission
• Recognition from the lectern
• Acknowledgment in program
Receptions
Welcome Reception - $2,000
• Logo and Signage at Reception
• Recognition from the Lectern
• Includes two free conference admissions
Pre-Banquet Reception - $2,000
• Logo and Signage at reception
• Recognition from the lectern
• Acknowledgment in the program
• Includes two free conference admissions
Merchandise, Exhibits, and Additional Sponsorships
Merchandise
Notebooks - $2,000
• Recognition in Program
• Company name and logo printed on conference notebooks
• Includes two free conference admissions
Badges & Halyards - $1,500
• Company name and logo printed on all badges
• Given to all attendees at Registration
• Includes one free conference admission
Tote Bags - $1,500
• Company name and logo printed on conference tote bags
• Given to all attendees at Registration
• Includes one free conference admission
Give Away Item - $500
• Given to all attendees at Registration
• Includes one free conference admission
Wireless Access for Attendees - $1,500
• Company name announced at podium at beginning of each day
• Company name and logo printed on sign announcing the wireless access
• Includes one free conference admission
Bus to IMAX Theater - $3000
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• Company name announced in program
• Company name announced at podium
• Includes one free conference admission
Exhibit Hall
Display/Exhibit - $500
• Includes one 8’ X 6’ both space with a complimentary 8’ X 30" table
• Includes one free admission
Individual Contributions
Preferred seating at the banquet - $120
• Allows seating at one of the head tables at the Banquet
The Space Frontier Foundation is an organization dedicated to the human settlement of space in our
lifetime. Our goals include protecting the Earth's fragile biosphere and creating a freer and more
prosperous life for each generation by using the unlimited energy and material resources of space. Our
purpose is to unleash the power of free enterprise and lead a united humanity permanently into the Solar
System. We are transforming space from a government-owned program into a dynamic and inclusive
frontier open to all people.
For more information call 800-78-SPACE (800-787-7223)
or send us your comments
Copyright © 1996 - 2008 Space Frontier Foundation. All rights reserved.
All work contained herein is protected by United States copyright/ intellectual property law.
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