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

Daniel Lockney

Daniel Lockney
Technology Transfer Program Executive
NASA Headquarters

Daniel Lockney is the Technology Transfer Program Executive at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC, responsible for Agency-level management of NASA intellectual property and the transfer of NASA technology to promote the commercialization and public availability of Federally-owned inventions to benefit the national economy and the U.S. Public.NASA has had a long history of finding new, innovative uses for its space and aeronautics technologies, and Lockney is the agency’s leading authority on these technologies and their practical, terrestrial applications.Lockney studied American Literature at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and creative writing at Johns Hopkins University. Prior to working for NASA, Lockney taught journalism and technical writing in Baltimore, where he resides with his wife, Sara, and his dog, Astro.

Participating Events

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
3:45 p.m. to
5:00 p.m.:
Panel: How New Gens can make the Case for Space: Enhancing Global Awareness
New Generation Space Leaders
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: West Ballroom

Does the new generation of space leaders have an expectation, a responsibility, an obligation even, to not only  promote space awareness but redefine the public’s image of space exploration? This panel will examine the influence of public relations campaigns, social media, documentaries/films and other forms of communications on shaping global public opinion about the space industry.


Kevin Cook

Vice President - Marketing and Communications
Space Foundation

Jeffrey Carr

Griffin Communications

Dr. Leroy Chiao

Special Advisor - Human Space Flight
Space Foundation

Don Kempf

Giant Screen Films

Daniel Lockney

Technology Transfer Program Executive
NASA Headquarters


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