The global space industry is opening new markets and transforming our economy. Valued at nearly $450 billion and growing, the space industry is driving exhilarating technological progress that is helping advance many other industries, such as telecommunications, defense, bioscience, manufacturing, and energy exploration.
The 2023 Global Aerospace Summit convened leaders from the public and private sectors to look at the present and future of the commercial aviation and space industries.
Highlights: Global Aerospace Summit 2023
The rising space economy can play a critical role in the future prosperity of our people and our planet.
Here’s what businesses need to know about the space industry in advance of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Aerospace Summit in September 2023.
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Every day, more businesses are considering the commercial potential of space. The U.S. Chamber is working closely with government and industry leaders to turn potential into a reality. We are advancing public-private collaboration needed to support space exploration and commercial and private aerospace travel as well as to create guidelines for managing traffic and commerce. We are also helping government leaders shape smart regulations to drive innovation and growth in this emerging sector so people, businesses, industries, and economies everywhere can benefit from the limitless possibilities of space.
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OMB Call September 14th 2021, regarding EO for vaccines—"Path out of Pandemic Plan” Guidance for Federal Contractors:
On Wednesday, September 22, Keith Webster, President of DAEC, will participate in the Joint Chief of Staff's Industry Day at the Smart Center at Joint Base Andrews. The Vice Chairman has announced an Industry Day to discuss the Joint Force’s work on the Joint Warfighting Concept and in the Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC). It will consist of briefings by senior Joint Staff leaders, and be held at the SECRET//NOFORN level. Gen Hyten plans to deliver opening remarks and take questions.
On Wenesday, October 27 at 3:00PM EST, Keith Webster, President of the Defense and Aerospace Export Council (DAEC) will participate in Defense Security Cooperation University's (DSCU) Intermediate Managing Major International Acquisition Competitions (MIAC) course as a guest speaker. Additional information on the MIAC course can be found here.
The DoD released Force Health Protection Guidance on Supplement 23 (hyperlinked below) which will impact your contractor employees working in DoD facilities as soon as next week. Specifically, in accordance with the White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force directed safety measures, attestation of an individual’s status as fully vaccinated, or presentation of a recent negative COVID-19 test will be a condition of physical access to DoD facilities. Components are required to publish any necessary supplemental instructions and begin im
August 18, 2021 OSD COVID Conference Call with Chamber and Associations: This is conducted under Chatham House Rule and not for attribution. Names and affiliations here are for the sake of context and for internal use only Small Business Programs, Industrial Policy:
Letter to the DEAC members announcing the departure of the Honorable Heidi Shyu.
The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) has issued the following news release today:
2021 Investment Climate Statements Released Press Releases for U.S. Department of State:
OSD Overview: Director for Industry engagement kicked off the meeting today. OSD Small Business Director update on the advisory from NSA and FBI related to concerns USG has with China and their cyber activity. Earlier in the week the U.S.
Keith Webster met with US personnel in Brussels regarding last week’s NATO meeting (Communique linked here). Here are some key insights: