Event Thu 12/21: Space is Open for Business @ Adler After Dark

Business Opportunities on the High Frontier

 

This month, NewSpace Chicago comes to Adler After Dark.  Join us for the Adler Planetarium’s 21+ December event Spacecation!  NewSpace Chicago founder David Hurst will be a featured speaker, presenting “Space is Open for Business: Business Opportunities on the High Frontier” and discussing the booming commercial space economy. 

Technological innovation and new business models are rapidly changing the marketscape and opening up new opportunities for space-related and space-scalable ventures.  The question is no longer how are we going to get to space.  Today the question is what are we going to do once we’re there and how are we going to build profitable businesses there?  Mr. Hurst will present some of the developments driving these changes and will look at some of the opportunities for new space ventures.  Will your next job opportunity be in space?  Can your business idea be used in space?

David Hurst founded Orbital Transports to develop the space logistics and orbital infrastructure technologies needed to support long-term human presence in outer space. David has been a technology entrepreneur for over 25 years, having formed and developed several successful technology start-ups. He conducts strategic business consulting and technical due diligence assessment for advanced technology start-ups. As an advocate of space-related and space-scalable businesses, he started the NewSpace Chicago community of space entrepreneurs, experts and others to promote the development of the commercial space industry in Chicago.

Date: Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Venue: Johnson Space Theatre, Adler Planetarium
Location: 1300 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605 (Get Directions)

This is part of a continuing series of space entrepreneurship discussion and networking forums presented by NewSpace Chicago.

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