Infocast Announces Inaugural Space 2.0 Summit

Infocast is proud to announce the inaugural Space 2.0 conference, set to take place September 8-10, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza San Jose in Milpitas, CA. The three day event is a unique opportunity for attendees to forge relationships with the pioneering investors and entrepreneurs in the emerging space commerce industry. Space 2.0 will be the first event dedicated to exploring the implications of “new money” in the space game, and will provide a rich networking environment to those seeking funding for ambitious projects in this exciting, futuristic landscape.

With new NASA policies in place, non-government organizations are now able participate in space-based entrepreneurship. As a result, companies like Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and Northrup are cutting costs and moving in a more commercial direction as competition increases within the satellite business. Newcomer Space X is in the process of becoming certified to make military satellites, ending the monopoly by United Launch Alliance, a partnership between Lockheed and Boeing, the Pentagon's two top suppliers.

Meanwhile, AirBus Defence and Space has just announced an industrial partnership with OneWeb Ltd., for the design and manufacture of a 900 microsatellite fleet, aimed at delivering affordable internet access on a global scale by 2018.

Attend Space 2.0 to network with the funders and innovators re-defining near-space commerce, identify revolutionary business models and gain insights into partnering strategies between new players and incumbent aero defense and satellite suppliers. Attendees will also discuss the latest thinking on leveraging space for commercial use, as well as the potential risk vs. reward involved in this large-scale undertaking, currently laying the groundwork for the future economy.

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