2013 U.S. Naval History Conference

Thursday, October 3, 2013
8:00AM - 8:45AMContinental Breakfast
8:45AM - 9:00AMWelcome Remarks
9:05AM - 9:45AMMorning Keynote
9:45AM - 10:00AMBreak
10:00AM - 11:30AMMorning Panel: Mercury to Shuttle:  Guts and Ingenuity
11:30AM - 12:00PMBreak
12:00PM - 1:30PMLunch Keynote Discussion:  International Space Station:  The Greatest Human Engineering Accomplishment
1:30PM - 1:45PMBreak
1:45PM - 3:20PMAfternoon Panel: Commercial Spaceflight Pioneers
  • Moderator: CAPT Michael Lopez-Alegria, USN, President, Commercial Spaceflight Federation and STS-73, STS-92, STS-113 and EXP-14 (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: Mr. Bretton Alexander, Director of Business Development and Strategy, Blue Origin, LLC (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: MajGen Charles F. Bolden Jr., USMC (Ret.), Administrator, NASA and STS-61-C, STS-31, STS-45 and STS-60 (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: CAPT Frank Culbertson, USN (Ret.), Executive Vice President and General Manager of Advanced Programs Group, Orbital Sciences and STS-38, STS-51, STS-105, ExP-3 and STS-108 (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: Mr. John Elbon, Vice President and General Manger, Space Exploration Division, The Boeing Company (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: Mr. Timothy Hughes, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, SpaceX (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: Mr. Mark Sirangelo, Corporate Vice President, Sierra Nevada Corporation Space Systems (Confirmed)
3:20PM - 3:30PMClosing Remarks