Breaking Space: A Discussion on Space Weather Disturbance and Spectrum Interference

Date & Time
December 19, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location

Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2226
45 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20515
United States

 This event will be videostreamed via Facebook.
 

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Our society is becoming ever more dependent on space — and that dependence comes with the risk of disruption and interference from adversaries, allies, and nature itself. Join the Center for Space Policy and Strategy for panel discussions on the challenges posed by spectrum interference and space weather disruption, and what might be done to overcome those challenges. 

Agenda

10:00 am - Welcome
Dr. Jamie Morin, Executive Director, Center for Space Policy and Strategy, The Aerospace Corporation

10:10 am - Spectrum Interference Keynotes
Jennifer A. Manner, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, EchoStar Corporation
Dr. Scott Pace, Executive Secretary, National Space Council

11:00 am - Space Weather Panel
Vice Admiral (ret.) Conrad Lautenbacher, CEO, GeoOptics
Juha-Pekka Luntama, Space Weather Manager, European Space Agency
Dr. Joseph Mazur, Director, Space Science Applications Laboratory, The Aerospace Corporation
Dr. Aaron Miles, Assistant Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Dr. James Spann, Acting Chief Scientist, Heliophysics Division, NASA
Ralph Stoffler, Director of Weather, U.S. Air Force
Dr. Josef Koller, Systems Director, Center for Space Policy and Strategy, The Aerospace Corporation (moderator)

Noon - Adjourn
Technology demonstrations will also be available before and after the event.


​Light refreshments will be served.

​Space is limited, so please register soon.

 

Related papers & Resources

New – Good Neighbors: How and When to Share Spectrum

New – Assessing the Potential Impacts of Space Weather

Radio Interference with Satellite-Based Services

Policy Compliance Roadmap for Small Satellites

 

Speakers

Jennifer A. Manner
Jennifer A. Manner Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs EchoStar Corporation
Dr. Scott Pace
Dr. Scott Pace Executive Secretary National Space Council
Juha-Pekka Luntama
Juha-Pekka Luntama Space Weather Manager European Space Agency
Portrait of Dr Joe Mazur
Dr. Joseph Mazur Principal Director Space Science Applications Laboratory
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Dr. Aaron Miles Assistant Director White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Dr. James Spann
Dr. James Spann Acting Chief Scientist, Heliophysics Division NASA
Ralph Stoffler
Ralph Stoffler Director of Weather U.S. Air Force
Picture of Dr. Jamie Morin
Dr. Jamie M. Morin Vice President Defense Systems Operations
Dr. Josef Koller
Dr. Josef Koller Systems Director Center for Space Policy and Strategy