C5 Accelerate Cyber & Space Panel Discussion

We see the intersection of cyber and space as critical in the near future, and we are bringing corporate, government, academic, and entrepreneurial leaders together to discuss and help solve the challenges at this nexus in the heart of Washington, DC.


We will explore the emerging trends in cyber and space as well as hear from the founders in our latest international startup cohort who are at the leading edge of innovation in these domains. We see you as a vital part of this community and we look forward to you joining us.


Fireside Chat: The Future of the Space Economy

  • André Pienaar, Founder and CEO, C5 | Matt Desch, CEO, Iridium LLC

Panel: Understanding Tomorrow’s Cyber Domain

  • Moderator: Stephen Horvath, Vice President, Strategy and Cloud, Telos
  • Mark Testoni, CEO, SAP NS2 | Linda Zecher, CEO, The Barkley Group | Jeanne Tisinger, former CIO, Central Intelligence Agency | Tommy Gardner, CTO, HP Federal | Jack Huffard, COO, Tenable

Panel: Plotting the Future of Space

  • Moderator: Kurt Scherer, Managing Partner, C5 Accelerate
  • David Williams, Chairman, ArQit | Mike O’Connor, CEO, Satelles | Carissa Christensen, CEO, Bryce Space and Technology | Shayn Hawthorne, Senior Manager, AWS Ground Station

Fireside Chat: The Impact of Cyber and Space Trends on the Future

  • Admiral Mike Mullen (USN, Ret.), former Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff | Hon. Mike Rogers, former Chairman, House Select Intelligence Committee

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Oct 18 2019


9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Oct 18 2019
  • Time: 10:00 - 16:00