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

Craig R. Cooning

Craig R. Cooning
President, Network and Space Systems
Boeing Defense, Space and Security

Craig R. Cooning is president of Network and Space Systems (N&SS) for The Boeing Company.  Appointed to this position in July 2014, Cooning leads 15,000 employees in 10 countries. N&SS provides global customers with space exploration, cyber security, missile defense, and satellite communications solutions.  Previously, Cooning served as vice president and general manager of Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems, and chief executive officer of Boeing Satellite Systems International.  A retired Major General from the United States Air Force, he previously served as Director of Space Acquisition in the Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force.  Cooning earned his bachelor’s degree in aviation management from the School of Engineering at Auburn University in Alabama and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Alabama. 

Participating Events

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
12:15 p.m.:
General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award Luncheon
Symposium Program
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Colorado Hall
General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement AwardThe General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award is the highest honor bestowed by the Space Foundation. It is presented annually at the Space Symposium at a special luncheon.

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Corporate Host:

Craig R. Cooning

President, Network and Space Systems
Boeing Defense, Space and Security
Co-sponsor:
Thursday, April 16, 2015
2:30 p.m.:
Panel: Acquisition and Affordability
Symposium Program
Location: International Center: Main Stage
Moderator:

RADM Charlie Hamilton, (USN, Ret.)

Vice President
Booz Allen Hamilton
Panelists:

Craig R. Cooning

President, Network and Space Systems
Boeing Defense, Space and Security

Jeffrey D. Grant

Sector Vice President and General Manager of Space Systems
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

Kristina Harrington

Director of Signals Intelligence Directorate
National Reconnaissance Office

Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski

Military Deputy
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition

Mark Valerio

Vice President and General Manager, Military Space
Lockheed Martin Corporation's Space Systems Company

 

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