​AEROSPACE STATES ASSOCIATION

ASA 2019 STATE AEROSPACE POLICY SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS

Session 3 –Drones: The Next Chapter in Aviation
The Honorable Representative Arlando Teller,  Arizona State House of Representatives
Tom McMahon, Senior Vice President, Advocacy and Government Relations, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) View Presentation
Robert Brock, Director of Aviation, Kansas Department of Transportation View Presentation
Jerry Hendrix, Director of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Programs, University of Alabama in Huntsville View Presentation
Earle Thompson, Jr., Colonel, USAF (ret), Deputy Director, Defense Research Programs and UAS Program Manager, Auburn University Aviation Center View Presentation
Rob Pappas, UAS Integration Office, AUS-410 Federal Aviation Administration

Session 5 – State Policy for Aerospace Development
The Honorable Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth, State of Alabama
The Honorable Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera, State of Colorado

The Honorable Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton, State of Kentucky
The Honorable Representative John Allen, Arizona State House
Joe Rice, Director of Government Relations, Lockheed Martin Space
Lawrence Helm, Director, Von Braun Center for Science & Innovation

STATE AEROSPACE POLICY PANELS

Session 4 – Spaceports: The Next Hub in Transportation Networking Systems
The Honorable Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton, State of Kentucky
Dale Ketcham, Vice President, Government and External Relations, Space Florida (Moderator) View Presentation
Daniel Hicks, Chief Executive Officer, Space Port America View Presentation
John Himes, Director of Operations, Mohave Air & Space Port. View Presentation
Dale K. Nash, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport View Presentation
Lee Jankowski, Senior Director of Business Development, Teledyne Brown Engineering View Presentation

Session 2 – Artemis: Forward to the Moon by 2024
The Honorable Representative Gene Ward, State of Hawaii (Introductions)
Sam Ortega (Moderator), Manager - Partnerships Office at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Dr. Renee Weber, Manager, Heliophysics and Planetary Science Office at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
David Burns, NASA Science, David M. Burns, Ph.D., Director, Science and Technology Office, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Bobby Watkins, Director, Human Exploration Development and Operations(HEDO)
Sharon Cobb, Sharon Cobb, Ph.D., Acting Deputy Program Manager, Space Launch System Program, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

LUNCHEON KEYNOTE ON HYPERSONICS POLICY

Dr. John D. Schmisseur, Professor of Aerospace Engineering, H.H. Arnold Chair and B.H. Goethert Professor, University of Tennessee Space Institute

PLEASE FIND A COMPLETE LIST OF SPEAKERS AND BIOS HERE

Session I – Aerospace Workforce Development
The Honorable Representative Arlando Teller, Arizona State House of Representatives
Robert L. Smith, Aerospace Program Manager, Assistant Director, Alabama Department of Commerce (Moderator) View Presentation 
Sharon Field, Head of Organization Development and Training for Airbus Mobile Final Assembly Line View Presentation 
Sarah Turner, Program Manager for the Advanced Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Program (AMTAP)

Lockheed Martin Space, View Presentation
Mike Heil, Ph.D., President, MLHeil Consulting LLC, View Presentation