The International Institute of Space Law (IISL) is sponsoring a Space Law Workshop at the 37th Space Symposium, in Colorado Springs, on April 4, 2022, co-organized by Sherman & Howard L.L.C..

Speakers include general Counsels from 13 companies and agencies!

This program will focus on key legal issues impacting the commercial space industry and will conclude with a General Counsel Forum including the top lawyers from industry and government agencies.  The Workshop is open for a separate registration fee to Symposium attendees.  Continuing legal education credit will be available.

37th Space Symposium registration is not included. If interested in attending the Symposium speaking sessions and/or exhibit centers, you must purchase registration here: REGISTRATION PORTAL


1:15 – 1:20 PM – Introductions and welcome

  • Skip Smith, Sherman & Howard
  • Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl, President of the International Institute of Space Law

1:20 – 1:35 PM – Commercial Space Policies & Perspectives

  • Dr. Diane Howard, Director of Commercial Space Policy at the National Space Council

1:35 – 2:45 PM – Legal Issues Presented by the Artemis Accords

  • Marco Ferrazzani, Chief Legal Officer, European Space Agency (ESA)
  • Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl, President of the International Institute of Space Law
  • Gabriel Swiney, Senior Policy Advisor, NASA

2:45 – 3:50 PM – Legal Issues Presented by Commercial Space Stations

  • Kelly Garehime, General Counsel, Sierra Space
  • Brian Israel, Associate General Counsel for International Law, NASA
  • Jessica Noble, General Counsel, Nanoracks
  • Alicia Woodley, Chief Counsel & Corporate Operations, Axiom Space

3:50 – 5:15 PM – General Counsel Forum

  • The Forum will include GCs from: Lockheed Martin Space, Maxar, Voyager Space, Spaceport America, Hawkeye 360, York Space, Aerojet Rocketdyne, as well as those listed above.  Topics of discussion will include: non-traditional business models for commercial space, large constellations and space traffic management. 

5:15 – 6:15 PM – Reception sponsored by Sherman & Howard