Dallas TX, April 1, 2021 – As the first of four virtual events comprising the International Cyber, Land, Air, Sea and Space (C.L.A.S.S.) Symposium, America’s Future Series will host its Space Innovation Summit on April 6 and 7, 2021. Sponsored by California-based communications provider Viasat, and partnering with TexSpace, an aerospace accelerator in Houston, TX the conference brings together leading global decision makers to discuss humanity’s future in space. Space Foundation, Colorado Springs, is also represented by RADM Tom Zellibor, CEO, and Shelli Brunswick, COO.
C-level visionaries from the private sector will engage in interactive discussions with their peers from government agencies to delve into the intriguing path forward for the space industry. A few of the confirmed speakers include Lt. Gen. John Thompson, Commander of Space Command, Lauren Knausenberg, CTO USAF; Tory Bruno, CEO ULA, Dan Hart, CEO of Virgin Orbit; RADM Tom Zelibor, CEO of the Space Foundation, Ken Moelis, Founder of Moelis & Co., Steve Isakowitz,, CEO of The Aerospace Corporation, Michael Sheetz of CNBC, Steve Altemus, CEO of Intuitive Machines and many others.
With space exploration capturing our imagination since the 1960s, the Summit gives us a glimpse into what will unfold over the next decade and beyond. With Morgan Stanley projecting the space industry to become a trillion-dollar industry by 2040, it will likely be a cornerstone of the American economy. As of last year, $415 billion has already been spent on this sector according to CBS News - with private enterprises comprising 80% of that figure.
Over the two-day gathering, the Summit will feature panels, interviews, roundtable discussions and one-on-one fireside chats. The enlightening conversations with cover a wide-range of topics, including:
● Space Commercialization and Policy
● Securing Space
● Military and Security of Space
● Workforce of the Future
● Women Leading Space
Registration for the event is ongoing and admission will allow entrance to all four of the C.L.A.S.S. Symposium’s events, over 48 hours of programming. Attendees are encouraged to drop-in on the conversations that find interesting. Registration is $50 with the code AFSClass and can be found at America’s Future Series website.
About America's Future Series
America’s Future Series (“AFS”), based in Dallas, Texas, is a national speaker’s series that has brought together national leaders to collaborate and focus on the critical issues facing America since 2010. It aims to foster civil and creative dialogue around important issues impacting U.S. global competitiveness and is open to participants worldwide via interactive live and virtual events. Over 250 high-level speakers such as Sir Richard Branson, Ross Perot, T. Boone Pickens, Secretary Hondo Geurts, and General Mike Murray have all participated in and spoken at AFS events. AFS also works to raise money and awareness for worthy causes — since 2010, AFS has raised more than $6 million in donations and event proceeds. For further information on America’s Future Series, visit www.americas-fs.org/