2019-06726. Space Enterprise Summit, June 26-27, 2019  

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    ACTION:

    Notice of a meeting

    SUMMARY:

    The U.S. Department of State announces a joint event with the Department of Commerce to further Space Policy Directive-3 activities, to forge partnerships with the space industry, and to promote U.S. Government and commercial best practices and standards for space safety and the preservation of the global space environment.

    DATES:

    Wednesday, 26 June, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Thursday, 27 June, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    ADDRESSES:

    The Loy Henderson Conference Room, Department of State, Start Printed Page 137382201 C Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia 20520.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Stephanie Wan, Space Enterprise Summit Coordinator, Office for Space and Advanced Technology, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State, Washington, DC 20522, phone 202-663-2672, or email spacesummit@state.gov. For inquiries specifically related to press and/or media, please contact OES-PA-DG@state.gov.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    The meeting will be open to the public, including the media and members and staff of governmental and nongovernmental organizations, up to the seating capacity of the room; prior registration through the event website is required. Confirmed attendees should plan to arrive at least thirty minutes in advance to check-in at registration desks and allow for a prompt start. For more information on the Space Enterprise Summit, please visit: https://www.state.gov/​e/​oes/​sat/​spacesummit/​index.htm

    The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:

    • U.S. Commercial Space Activities: Outline innovative commercial space activities, the government role in stimulating such activities, and highlight examples of industry spurring changes in government activity.
    • The International Dimension: Industry and government to explore the challenges and opportunities of international collaboration and competition resulting from the global nature of the commercial space enterprise.
    • Removing Regulatory Barriers: Developing a robust commercial space economy through the creation of a more permissive, “light-touch” regulatory regime that accommodates rapid innovation and expansion of commercial markets.
    • Responsible Behavior in Space: Explore efforts to improve responsible behavior in space. Examine best practices and guidelines in long term sustainability for preserving the outer space environment for future commercial space investment and use.
    • Role of International Institutions: Impact of UN, international trade, international financial regulation, and other institutions that potentially affect value and access for space products and services.
    • Improving Analysis and Narratives for the Value of Space: Encouraging a better understanding of the economic value of space activities on earth.
    • Best Practices in Civil SSA/STM and Debris Removal: The respective roles of government and commercial actors in protecting the space environment and creating industry standards and best practices regarding civil SSA/STM.
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    Kenneth D. Hodgkins,

    Director, Office of Space and Advance Technology, Department of State.

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    [FR Doc. 2019-06726 Filed 4-4-19; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 4710-09-P

Document Information

Published:
04/05/2019
Department:
State Department
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice of a meeting
Document Number:
2019-06726
Dates:
Wednesday, 26 June, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Thursday, 27 June, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Pages:
13737-13738 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Public Notice: 10725
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2019-06726.pdf