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Current Confirmed Speakers In Alphabetical Order

The list will be updated as information becomes available. For speaker that will be virtually present their material, a "(Virtual Presenter)" tag will be used.

speaker,
Larry Ahern
Vice President, NSS Chapters
Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin
Apollo 11 Astronaut, Author, and Founder, ShareSpace Foundation; NSS Board of Governors (Bio)
speaker,
Al Anzaldua
President, Tucson L5 Space Society. Board Member, the Moon Society. Retired U.S. State Dept. Foreign Service Officer.
Speaker
Marshall Barnes
Director, R&D and Marketing AET RaDAL
Speaker
Nathan Barnes
President, L'Garde, Inc.
Speaker
Gary Barnhard
Xtraordinary Innovative Space Partnerships, Inc.
Speaker
Gary Bickford
Audit Analytics
Speaker
Brad Blair
General Partner, NewSpace Analytics LLC
speaker
Howard Bloom
Author and Scientific Thinker. NSS Board of Governors. Former Publicist in the 1970/80s for Prince, Billy Joel, and Styx
Speaker
Penelope Boston
(Virtual Presenter) Academic Director, National Cave and Karst Research Institute, New Mexico Tech
Speaker
Robert Brand
Director of Spacecraft Communications, Navigation and Data. Team Stellar
Speaker
David Bruemmer
Vice President, 5D Robotics.
Speaker
David Brin
Scientist, Futurist, Science Fiction Author
Speaker
Michael Buet
Engineering Consultant, Kepler Energy and Space Engineering, LLC. & Star Technology and Research, Inc
Speaker
Lowry Burgess
Professor of Art, School of Art, former Dean of the College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University
speaker,
Chris Cassell
Co-Founder, Deep Space Industries
Speaker
Maria Catalina
Google Lunar X-Prize Team Stellar
Speaker
Charles Chafer
Space Services Holdings Inc.
Speaker
George Chang
Lunar Mapping and Modeling Portal Development Team Members, JPL
Speaker
Ethan Chew
Agent, School Factory
Speaker
Pam Clark
(Virtual Presenter) Catholic University. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
speaker,
Stephen D. Covey
Director, Research & Development, Deep Space Industries
speaker,
Tiffany Crawford
Speaker
John Cserep
Engineer
Speaker
Peter Curreri
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
VIP
Darlene Damm
Founder and Co-President, DIYROCKETS
Speaker
Hubert Davis
(Virtual Presenter) Retired Consultant
Speaker
Mitual Dikshit
President, International Space Society
VIP
Arthur Dula
Founder, CEO, Excalibur Almaz; NSS Board of Governors (Bio)
Speaker
Dave Dunlop
Chair, NSS International Committee
speaker,
Jerry Edling
Editor, CBS Radio Los Angeles. Former Editor in Chief of Public Diplomacy Magazine.
Speaker
Martin Elvis
Astrophysicist, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Speaker
Deliana Ernst
Consultant, Rose Line BV. Specializes in Energy and Climate Policy and Energy Market Regulation.
Speaker
Lewis Fraas
President, JX Crystals, Inc.
speaker,
Chris Ferguson
Director, Crew & Mission Operations Commercial Crew Program, Boeing. NASA Astronaut. Commander Last Shuttle Mission, STS-135 (Bio)
speaker,
Don Flournoy
Professor of Telecommunications, Ohio University
Speaker
Anita Gale
Member, NSS Board of Directors
Speaker
Bill Gardiner
Laboratory Consulting Sources, Inc.
speaker,
Al Globus
Senior Research Engineer, San Jose State University
speaker,
Richard Godwin
President, CEO and Director, Zero Gravity Solutions Inc.
Speaker
Paul Graham
Project Director, OpenLuna Foundation, Inc.
speaker,
Kevin Greene
Vice President, Astrosettlements
Speaker
Doug Griffith
Co-founder and General Counsel of Golden Spike Company (Bio)
Speaker
David Gump
CEO, Deep Space Industries Inc.
speaker,
Alexandra Hall
Senior Director, Google Lunar X Prize (GXLP)
Speaker
Brian Harris
Director, Program and Marketplace Development, Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS)
Speaker
Keith Henson
Founder, The L5 Society
Speaker
Mark Hopkins
Chairman of the NSS Executive Committee
speaker,
Paul Jaffe
Integration and Testing Section Head, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Speaker
Mae Jemison
NASA Astronaut. First African-American Woman in Space. Director, 100 Year Starship Project
Speaker
Royce Jones
(Virtual Presenter) President, Exploration Partners LLC
Speaker
Steven Jorgenson
Co-founder and Current Portfolio Manager of the Viridian Fund
Abdul Kalam
A.P.J Abdul Kalam
Former President of India, Engineer, Scientist, "Wernher Von Braun of India" (Bio)
Speaker
Nobuyuki Kaya
Dean, Graduate School of System Informatics, Kobe University, Japan
Speaker
Rob Kelso
(Virtual Presenter) Executive Director, Pacific International Center Exploration of Space (PICES)
Speaker
Aaron Kemmer
CEO, Made in Space, Inc.
Jim-Keravala
Jim Keravala
Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Shackleton Energy Company Inc.
Speaker
Robert B. Kerr
Director, Arecibo Observatory (Bio)
Speaker
Richard Kim
Lunar Mapping and Modeling Portal Development Team Members, JPL
Speaker
Narayanan Komerath
Professor, Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
speaker,
Stephen Kortenkamp
Senior Scientist, Planetary Science Institute. Instructor, Lunar and Planetary Lab, Univ. of Arizona. Author.
Speaker
Michael Laine
President and Founder, LiftPort Inc
speaker,
Bas Lansdorp
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Mars One (Bio)
Speaker
Brandon Larson
Mars Society. Independent Researcher
Speaker
Emily Law
(Virtual Presenter) Science Data System Operations Manager, NASA JPL
speaker,
Daniel Lester
(Virtual Presenter) Research Fellow, Univ. of Texas at Austin. Principal Investigator, SAFIR Vision Mission Study
Speaker
Eugene Levin
Star Technology and Research, Inc
Speaker
Chris Lewicki
President and Chief Engineer, Planetary Resources
Speaker
Jeffrey Liss
Member, NSS Board of Directors
Speaker
Keith Lofstrom
Server Sky, http://server-sky.com
Speaker
Shan Malhotra
Lunar Mapping and Modeling Portal Development Team Members, JPL
Speaker
John Mankins
President, Artemis Innovation Management Solutions LLC; Chief Technical Officer, Deep Space Industries
Speaker
Heiko Martens-Scholz
President, Road2sustainability
speaker,
Thomas Matula
President, Astrosettlements
Speaker
Ian McNally
PhD Researcher, University of Glasgow, UK
speaker,
Karen Mermel
Vice President, NSS Development
Speaker
Douglas Messier
Managing Editor, Parabolic Arc
speaker,
Ken Murphy
President, the Moon Society
VIP
Mars Science Laboratory Entry, Descent and Landing (EDL) Team
The EDL Team will receive the 2013 Space Pioneer Award for Science and Engineering.
Speaker
S.V. Nghiem
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Speaker
Ramesh Nidrabingi
Student, MARSE Team
Speaker
Declan O'Donnell
President, Declan Joseph O'Donnell, P.C.
Speaker
Yoshiaki Ohkami
(Virtual Presenter) Professor Emeritus, Keio University, Japan
Speaker
Thomas Olson
Founding Partner, Exodus Consulting Group
Speaker
Ian O'Neill
Space Producer, Discovery News
Speaker
David Orban
Entrepreneur, Visionary, Co-Founders of the Open Government Working Group
Speaker
Aaron Parness
Jet Propulsion Lab
Speaker
Jerome Pearson
President, STAR, Inc.
Speaker
Robert Piccioni
Physicist, Educator, and High-Tech Entrepreneur (Bio)
Speaker
Bruce Pittman
Founder and President, Profit Engineering Technologies. Senior Vice President and Senior Operating Officer, NSS
Seth Potter
Seth Potter
Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Lugar Center for Renewable Energy at IUPUI
Speaker
Darel Preble
President, Space Solar Power Institute
Speaker
Rod Pyle
TV Documentary Producer, Author/Writer, Educator
Speaker
Charles Radley
VP Projects and Programs, Leeward Space Foundation
Speaker
Arnold Reinhold
Consultant, A G Reinhold
Speaker
Bob Richards
Co-Founder and CEO, Moon Express, Inc. (Bio)
Speaker
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher
U.S. Representative, California's 48th Congressional District. Vice Chairman, Science, Space and Technology Committee (Bio)
Speaker
Stan Rosen
Vice Chairman of the Board, NSS Board of Directors. Professor of Acquisition Management, Defense Acquisition Univ.
speaker,
Brice Russ
Assistant Director and Media Team Chair, Yuri's Night Global Team
Speaker
Rick Sanford
President, SpaceGroundAmalgam, LLC. Partner, Hudson Fairfax Group
Speaker
George Schellenger
Director & Executive Producer, Status Productions
Speaker
David Schrunk
President, Quality of Laws Institute. Author
Speaker
Peter Schubert
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Indiana Univ.- Purdue Univ; Director, Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy
Speaker
Navdeep Sharma
Research Fellow, Dept. of Physics, Guru Nanak Dev University
VIP
Rand Simberg
President, Interglbal Media LLC
Speaker
Tom Sjogren
CTO, CFO, Explorersweb Inc
Speaker
Tina Sjogren
Co-Founder, Chief Editor (US), Explorersweb Inc. First woman to have completed the Three Poles Challenge.
Speaker
Heather Smith
NASA AMES Space Science ORAU
Speaker
Mike Snead
(Virtual Presenter) President, Spacefaring Institute LLC
speaker,
Mark Sonter
Director, Mining and Processing, Deep Space Industries
Speaker
Gary Stephenson
Speaker
Adam Steltzner
Lead Engineer of the Mars Science Laboratory, Curiosity rover EDL phase (Entry, Descent and Landing)
Speaker
Theodore Stern
Vice President, Solar Power Systems, Vanguard Space Technologies, Inc.
Speaker
John Strickland
NSS at-Large Director, Region 3
Speaker
Bill Tarver
Medical Director, Clinical Services Branch, NASA Johnson Space Center
VIP
David Thornburg
Director, Thornburg Center
VIP
Rick Tumlinson
Founder of The EarthLight Institute (Bio); Chairman of the Board, Deep Space Industries
Speaker
Ric VanderMuelen
Vice President, ViaSat, Inc.
Speaker
Bryan Versteeg
Conceptual Artist, Deep Space Industries, Spacehabs.com, Mars One.
Speaker
Vernor Vinge
Science Fiction Author
Natasha Vita-More,
Natasha Vita-More
Professor, University of Advancing Technology; Chairman, Humanity+; and Co-Editor and Author: The Transhumanist Reader
Speaker
Stephen Voller
CEO, Cella Energy Ltd
Speaker
Derek Webber
Director, SpacePort Associates. Author of "The Wright Stuff: the Century of Effort Behind your Ticket To Space"
Speaker
Jennifer Whitten
(Virtual Presenter) Brown University
Speaker
Bong Wie
Director, Iowa Asteroid Deflection Research Center
speaker,
John Wilkes
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
speaker,
Martin Wilson
President, Univ. of Florida Small Satellite Design Club
Speaker
Jay Wittner
Board of Directors, National Space Society. Executive Director, Space Literacy Foundation
Speaker
Gordon Woodcock
(Virtual Presenter) Boeing Retired; Former President of the L5 Society; Former Chairman of the NSS Executive Committee
VIP
Paul Wieland
Engineer, Author of "Crossing the Threshold: Advancing Into Space to Benefit Earth."
Speaker
Gerry Williams
Co-founder, The Mars Society - San Diego, Co-founder, San Diego Space Society. Publisher, MarsMovieGuide.com
VIP
USAF and Boeing X-37B Team
The USAF and Boeing X-37B Team will receive the 2013 NSS Space Pioneer Award
speaker,
Lynne Zielinski
Vice President, NSS Public Affairs
Speaker
Maria Zuber
Principal Investigator, NASA GRAIL Mission, E. A. Griswold Professor of Geophysics at (MIT) (Bio)
speaker,
Robert Zubrin
Founder and President, Mars Society
Speaker
Michael Zwach
Director, DSI NeoSquad


Speakers are subject to change.




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