Space Tech Expo 2016 is the premier B2B space event for spacecraft, satellite, launch vehicle, and space-related technologies.

Co-located with Aerospace Electrical Systems - the supply chain event for onboard electrical systems and aerospace electronics – Space Tech Expo is the West Coast's premier B2B space event for spacecraft, satellite, launch vehicle and space-related technologies. The show draws attendance from thousands of industry leaders, decision makers, engineers, specifiers and buyers, to meet manufacturers and the supply chain for civil, military and commercial space. With event participation from Northrop Grumman, JPL, Space and Missile Systems Center Directorates GP/SY/SB, SpaceX, Dassault Systèmes, Orbital ATK, Honeywell, BAE Systems, NRO and more, Space Tech Expo 2016 promises to be bigger and better than ever.

On Day Three of the event attendees will have the opportunity to hear the small-business needs of government and military organizations, as well as prime contractors at the Free Sessions program. Confirmed speakers include SMC,NASA and JPL; visitors will simply be able to access the sessions with their free expo hall pass to participate.

Exploring the business models and technologies that will enable the space industry to deliver successful missions at lower cost.

The refined and restructured two-day conference brings together leading representatives of the military, government and commercial space sectors. This year there will be a strong focus on examining how military and government organizations can deliver space missions by working closely with the commercial sector, leveraging the latest innovative technologies and business models. The conference also takes a deep dive into the rapidly evolving space-to-space market, offering specific sessions to examine the plethora of emerging on-orbit services and technologies.

Confirmed speakers include Claire Leon, SES, DAF, Director - Launch Enterprise, Space and Missile Systems Center; Michael Gazarik, Vice President - Engineering, Ball Aerospace; Steve Stich, Deputy Manager, Commercial Crew Program, NASA; Lars Hoffman, Sr. Dir of Gov Sales, SpaceX, and Emmanuel Sauzay, Director of Commercial Space, Airbus Defence and Space.