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Space Foundation Announces Speakers for Space Technology & Investment Forum Sept. 30-Oct. 1

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 17, 2015) – Held in the heart of the San Francisco financial district Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, the Space Foundation’s Space Technology & Investment Forum is a boutique investment conference that joins together top venture capitalists and angel investors with space industry experts who can explain the technical, legal and business issues critical to market analysis and risk assessment.

Enjoy the in-depth discussions and content rich briefings about current trends and opportunities, networking activities, private meetings and the chance to hear about ground-breaking innovations. Early confirmed speakers include:

  • Chad Anderson, Managing Director, Space Angels Network
  • Prof. Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz, Professor Emerita, Director Emerita, Journal of Space Law Editor-in-Chief Emerita, Visiting Professor, Beijing Institute of Technology School of Law
  • Chris Lewicki, President and Chief Engineer, Planetary Resources
  • Sunil Nagaraj, Vice President, Bessemer Venture Partners
  • Scott Nolan, Partner, Founders Fund
  • Mark Quinn, Senior Vice President & Americas Practice Leader, Willis Inspace
  • Dr. Daniel J. Rasky, Director and Co-Founder, Moffett Field, Calif., Space Portal at the NASA Research Park

Space is limited for the Space Technology & Investment Forum. Request an invitation and see the complete speaker list at Invitations are non-transferable.

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Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is the foremost advocate for all sectors of space, and is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium, in support of its mission "to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity." Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, has a public Discovery Center, including El Pomar Space Gallery, Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere® and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. The Space Foundation has a field office in Houston and conducts government affairs from its Washington, D.C., office. It annually publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space CertificationTM and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+, Flickr and YouTube, and read our e-newsletter Space Watch.