2nd Annual South Florida Space Day

2nd Annual South Florida Space Day


Thursday, September 21, 2023    
8:30 am - 5:30 pm


Levan Center of Innovation
3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd, Fort Lauderdale

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Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation (Levan Center of Innovation) to host 2nd Annual South Florida Space Day on Thursday, September 21, 2023.

  • The event will focus on trends, challenges, opportunities, and strategies of entrepreneurship within the space sector.
  • Highlights will include keynote speakers, panels, seminars, an entrepreneur showcase, a business expo, networking opportunities and an entrepreneur pitch event.
  • Lead exhibitors include NASA, the Space Foundation, Space Florida, and startups within the space sector.
  • Trends that will be explored include the following:
    • Earth, inner, and outer space applications.
    • Technological advances creating expectations of more cost-effective space activities
    • Increased private investment by investors who are new to space.
    • A global economy that is increasingly data dependent with diverse effects on space capabilities and markets.
    • Increasingly widely shared vision of space as transformative for humanity, and military/strategic developments around space as a crowded and valuable high ground.
    • Global space economy approaching $470 billion – fastest growth since 2014 – will become a trillion-dollar industry.
    • U.S. space economy is approaching $200 billion and 350,000 direct employment, and 1 million employees globally.
    • Lunar economy – Earth to Moon.
    • Life on Mars.
    • Increased public/private partnerships between industry and government.
    • Internationalization of space activity.
    • Commercialization of the space sector.
  • The mission of the event is to:
    • Explore the LEVL5: SPACE DOCK Mars Habitat Simulation.
    • Create a “collision station” bringing awareness and opportunities to the South Florida region to better support the growing space sector by connecting to the Florida Space Coast, national, and international space systems.
    • Promote and recruit applications for the LEVL5: SPACE DOCK at NSU™ cohort programs.

Thursday, September 21, 2023

8:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.: Registration and networking

9:15 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Event – speakers, panels, seminars

DETAILS: This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to register, please visit www.LevanCenterSpaceDay.com.

Please contact innovation@nova.edu for information on sponsorship opportunities or for additional details.