HOUSTON – The first annual SpaceCom (SpaceCommerce Conference and Exposition) announced today that Stuart Martin, CEO of Satellite Applications Catapult, will be joining SpaceCom's powerful roster of keynote speakers during the up-coming three-day conference. Martin's keynote discussion "Mission Earth — How Space is Empowering a Better World," set for Wed., Nov. 18 from 8:15 a.m. to 9 a.m., will examine how satellites are continuing to enable innovative new business models and services on Earth.
"The nature of world commerce continues to evolve with the advancement and democratization of satellite technologies," said Martin. "SpaceCom is the perfect venue to explore these changes and how they apply to major industries in the U.S. It also offers a great forum for cross-industry exchanges examining innovation in a world powered by satellites."
Satellite Applications Catapult, founded in 2013, is an independent innovation and technology company, created to foster growth across the economy through the exploitation of space. The company helps organizations make use of and benefit from satellite technologies, and brings together multi-disciplinary teams to generate ideas and solutions in an open innovation environment.
Convening Nov. 17-19 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, SpaceCom 2015 explores ways to utilize space technologies and innovations to enhance growth and profitability across vital industry sectors. Its in-depth conference program will engage attendees with solutions-oriented case studies, intensive roundtables and practical how-to sessions. The event's interactive exposition gives attendees the opportunity to learn about applications in action with nearly 100 exhibitors, VIP meets and greets and Innovation Theater presentations. In addition to a "who's who" of already announced Founding Sponsors, recent SpaceCom supporters include SpaceCom SpaceX, Airbus, Dell, Raytheon and Spaceport America.
SpaceCom (the Space Commerce Conference and Exposition) convenes November 17-19, 2015 in Houston and focuses on the application of space technologies to fuel business innovation across the medical, energy, transportation, communications and advanced manufacturing industries. The event is produced in collaboration with NASA Johnson Space Center, Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GHCVB), Houston First Corporation, and National Trade Productions. For more information, visit www.spacecomexpo.com.