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Monday, May 6 | 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
a series of fast-paced TEDx-style inspirational talks from aerospace innovators and leaders

Built with young professionals in mind, SGx is a full day of open discussion forums that connect the ideas of students and young professionals with the experience and insight of aerospace industry leaders.  This year’s SGx program was built in partnership with the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) and the Future Space Leaders Foundation (FSLF), and promises to be one of the most engaging and compelling events at SATELLITE 2019! In addition to the speed talks, SGx will be hosting a networking breakfast. This is the perfect opportunity for students and young professionals to ask questions and learn from experienced aerospace industry leaders.


SGx 2019 speakers:

  • Sirisha Bandla, Business Development and Government Affairs Manager, Virgin Orbit
  • John Conafay, Business Development and Operations Manager, Astranis
  • Chris Davenport, Space Correspondent, Washington Post
  • Alissa Haddaji, Senior Researcher, Harvard Business School/COSPAR
  • Antonio Abad Martín, Chief Technical and Operations Officer, Hispasat
  • Jan McKinnis, Chief 5G Engineer, Ball Aerospace
  • Richard Oberman, Chief of Staff, House Science Committee
  • Peter Platzer, CEO, Spire
  • Gautham Viswaroopan, Chair of Council of Chapters, SEDS
  • And many more to come!

SGx 2019 Registration

This year SGx tickets are available through the SATELLITE 2019 registration system. Register in 2 easy steps!

  1. Register for SATELITE 2019
  2. Add SGx to your registration!
    • Pricing is as follows: (Early Bird Rates go up after February 21)
    • $35 (Early Bird Rate) – Young Professionals/Students under the age of 35
    • $125 (Early Bird Rate) – All other Industry Professionals

That’s all it takes! Email if you have any questions.

Interested in sponsoring SGx 2019?
View the 2019 Prospectus and contact Clémentine Decoopman or Clay Mowry for more details.