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April 13-16, 2015 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Clayton Mowry

Clayton Mowry
President
Arianespace, Inc.

Clayton Mowry is President of Arianespace, Inc., where he is responsible for managing customer, industry and governmental relations at the company's U.S. affiliate. The Washington, D.C.-based company was established in 1982, and is a key element of international presence. Approximately one-fourth of the more than 340 launch services contracts signed by Arianespace since its creation in 1980 are with U.S. customers, and over half involve U.S.-built spacecraft. Prior to joining Arianespace, Mowry was executive director at Satellite Industry Association,  a nonprofit alliance that represents leading U.S. satellite manufacturers, service providers and equipment suppliers.  He has held positions as a satellite industry analyst and senior international trade specialist for the U.S. Department of Commerce's Office of Telecommunications, and was a Presidential Management Intern and trade policy analyst covering the space launch industry for the Department of Commerce.  Mowry holds degrees in political science and economics from Ohio Wesleyan University and an MBA from Georgetown University.

Participating Events

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
11:00 a.m. to
12:00 p.m.:
Prospects and Issues for the Launch Community
Symposium Program
Location: International Center: Main Stage
Moderator:

Warren Ferster

Executive Editor
Space News
Panelists:

Salvatore T. "Tory" Bruno

President and CEO
United Launch Alliance (ULA)

Ronald J. Grabe

Executive Vice President & President, Flight Systems Group
Orbital ATK

Robert Meyerson

President
Blue Origin

Clayton Mowry

President
Arianespace, Inc.

Gwynne Shotwell

President and Chief Operating Officer
SpaceX

Julie A. Van Kleeck

Vice President, Advanced Space and Launch Business Unit
Aerojet Rocketdyne
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
7:15 a.m.:
Satellite Forum Breakfast
By Invitation Only
Corporate Host:

Clayton Mowry

President
Arianespace, Inc.
Featured Speaker:

Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski

Military Deputy
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition
Co-sponsor:
9:00 a.m. to
10:30 a.m.:
Panel: Implications of a Revolution: Smallsats, Cubesats and Constellations
New Generation Space Leaders
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: West Ballroom

Considering the rapid growth in the number of smallsats/cubesats launched over the past several years, and the fact that more than 140 satellites with masses less than 10kg were launched in 2014, it is clear that this segment of the space industry is attracting a great deal of interest. This panel will address the past successes and shortfalls of design, development, and implementation, as well as looming opportunities, technical challenges, and future implications of launching smallsats.

Moderator:

Micah Walter-Range

Director - Research and Analysis
Space Foundation
Panelists:

Jenny Barna

Launch Manager
Spire

Clayton Mowry

President
Arianespace, Inc.

Dr. John Paffett

Chief Executive Officer
Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC

Shey Sabripour

Chief Technical Officer
Firefly Space Systems, Inc.

LTC Dennis Wille

Space Operations Military Planner
SMDC/ARSTRAT

 

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