SGx 2018

In partnership with Future Space Leaders Foundation (FSLF) and SATELLITE 2019, SGAC will host its fourth SGx on May 6th, 2019. SGx2019 is a technology-focused event that will bring together young professionals, industry experts, and government leaders to discuss pressing issues and innovative ideas in an exciting way. Join us in a fast-paced and engaging discussion on cutting-edge space and satellite topics!


When: Monday, May 6th from 11:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Room 151A/B, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC

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SGx program schedule and guide is to be shared here.

SGx Registration

Under registration, the code for a free exhibit hall pass is SGxSGAC19.

Note: SGx Registration includes access to the SGx programme, coffee breaks, and a networking breakfast. Registering for an exhibit hall pass (with the code above) includes access to the SATELLITE 2019 Welcome Reception.

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John Conafay
Business Development and Operations Manager, Astranis


Simonetta Di Pippo
Director, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Alissa Haddaji
Senior Researcher, Harvard Business School/COSPAR

Chris Davenport 
Space Correspondent, Washington Post

Gautham Viswaroopan
Chair of Council of Chapters, SEDS

Melissa Sampson
Ball Aerospace

Peter Platzer
CEO, Spire

Negar Feher
VP of Product and Business Development, Momentus

Sirisha Bandla
Business Development and Operations Manager,Virgin Orbit

Thomas Zurbuchen
Associate Administrator, NASA Science Mission Directorate

Antonio Abad Martín
Chief Technical and Operations Officer, Hispasat

Ryan Whitley
Director for Civil Space, National Space Council

Mandy Sweeney
Vice President Operations, Museum of Science Fiction

Eleanor Morgan
Senior Crew Systems Engineer/ Air Force Reserve Pilot, Bigelow Aerospace / US Air Force

Krystal Wilson
Director of Space Applications Programs, Secure World Foundation

Talal Al Kaissi
Advisors, Strategic Projects, United Arab Emirates Space Agency


Networking Breakfast

This is an opportunity for young professionals and students attending SGx to interact with leaders and experts in the space industry over an informal networking breakfast that will be held before the main SGx program. Find the details below.
When: Monday, March 12 from 10:00 a.m to 11:00 a.m.
Where: Room 152, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC (adjacent to room 151A/B)