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On Wednesday, February 28th, the CSIS Aerospace Security Project and Defense Budget Analysis Project in partnership with Jacques & Associates hosted “Strategic National Security Space: FY19 Budget Forum.” This year’s event addressed the dynamic national security space landscape including the release of the Trump administration’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget, the evolving threat environment, and changes in the organization of the national security space enterprise.
Explore the Data:
Get into the weeds with the FY19 space budget with a new data tool from Mike Tierney of Jacques & Associates. Check out the video broadcast of the event for a demonstration on how to use and share the data.
However over the album below to view photos from the event. Check out photos from all CSIS events on the Center’s Flickr page.
7:30 – 8:00 Registration and Breakfast
8:00 – 8:10 Welcome
Sean O’Keefe, Distinguished Senior Adviser, CSIS, and former NASA Administrator and Comptroller, Department of Defense
Steve Jacques, Managing Partner, Jacques & Associates
8:10 – 9:00 Panel I: Congressional Leadership on Military Space
Representative Mike Rogers (R-AL), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
Representative Jim Cooper (D-TN), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
Moderated by Todd Harrison, Director of the Aerospace Security and Defense Budget Analysis Projects, CSIS
A transcript for Panel I is available here.
9:00 – 9:30 Panel II: Perspectives from the Space Power Caucus
Representative Doug Lamborn (R-CO), Co-Chair of the Space Power Caucus, and Member of the House Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
Representative C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), Co-Chair of the Space Power Caucus, and Member of the House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Defense
Moderated by Todd Harrison
9:30 – 9:45 Coffee Break
9:45 – 10:30 Briefing: National Security Space in the FY19 Budget
Mike Tierney, Consultant, Jacques & Associates
10:30 – 11:30 Panel III: The National Security Space Landscape
Bill LaPlante, Senior Vice President of the MITRE Corporation, and former Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition
Jamie Morin, Vice President and Executive Director of the Center for Space Policy at the Aerospace Corporation, and former Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation
Tom Karako, Director of the Missile Defense Project, CSIS
Todd Harrison, Director of the Aerospace Security and Defense Budget Analysis Projects, CSIS
Moderated by Jen DiMascio, Managing Editor for Defense, Space & Security, Aviation Week & Space Technology
11:30 – 11:45 Closing Remarks
This event is made possible by the generous support of Braxton Science & Technology Group, Inmarsat Government, Intelsat General Corporation, LinQuest Corporation, Millennium Space Systems, Orbital ATK, SES Government Solutions, and VOX Space.