South Florida Space Day

South Florida Space Day


Wednesday, October 12, 2022    
8:30 am - 5:30 pm


Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation
3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd,, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33314

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ALAN B LEVAN | NSU BROWARD CENTER OF INNOVATION (Levan Center) to host South Florida Space Day on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

• 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:

o Earth, inner, and outer space applications

o Technological advances creating expectations of more cost-effective space activities

o Increased private investment by investors who are new to space

o A global economy that is increasingly data dependent with diverse effects on space capabilities and markets

o Increasingly widely shared vision of space as transformative for humanity, and military/strategic developments around space as a crowded and valuable high ground

o Leading countries with space budgets include the U.S., China, Europe, Russia, India, Japan, France, Germany, and Italy

o Global space economy approaching $470 billion – fastest growth since 2014 – will become a trillion-dollar industry

o U.S. space economy is approaching $200 billion and 350,000 direct employment, and 1 million employees globally

o Lunar economy – Earth to moon

o Increased public/private partnerships between industry and government

o Market evolutions

o Technology disruptions

o Internationalization of space activity

o Commercialization of the space sector

o There has never been a more opportune time for entrepreneurs to launch and scale companies

• Goals for the event include:

o Planting the “space flag” in South Florida

o Creating 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

o Promoting and recruiting for applications to the LEVL5: SPACE DOCK at NSU™ Ideate program

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

8:30AM: Doors open

8:30AM – 9:15AM: Registration and networking

9:15AM – 5:30PM: Event


Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation

3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd, Fifth floor, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314


DETAILS: This event is free and open to the public.

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