Lunar Surface Innovation Consortium Spring Meeting

Monday, April 24, 2023 -Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Venue: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab

Featured Speakers

Pam Melroy

Deputy Administrator, NASA
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Stefanie Tompkins

Director, DARPA
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Matt Daniels

Assistant Director for Space Security and Special Projects, White House OSTP
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Kurt "Spuds" Vogel

Director of Space Architecture, NASA
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James Reuter

Associate Administrator, NASA STMD
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Walt Engelund

Deputy Associate Administrator for Programs, NASA STMD
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Event Recordings:

LSIC Spring Meeting Day 1:
LSIC Spring Meeting Day 2:

Meeting Overview

The LSIC 2023 Spring Meeting will focus on the United States, NASA, and Space Tech’s vision for a sustained presence on the lunar surface. Panels, discussions, and working sessions will include topics such as long-term use cases for infrastructure on the lunar surface, technology developments, and discussing a community white paper aimed to capture the community’s perspective on the infrastructure and technology developments needed to support transition from a mostly NASA-supported presence to industry or other public or private participants.

Day 1 Keynote Speakers:

  • Kurt "Spuds" Vogel, NASA Director of Space Architecture 
  • James Reuter, NASA Associate Administrator for the Space Technology Mission Directorate

Day 2 Keynote Panel:

  • Pam Melroy, NASA Deputy Administrator
  • Stefanie Tompkins, Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
  • Matt Daniels, Assistant Director, White House OSTP
  • Kurt "Spuds" Vogel, NASA Director of Space Architecture 
  • Moderated by Walter Engelund, Deputy Associate Administrator for Programs in the Space Technology Mission Directorate

Peripheral Activities

If you would also like to register for the LSIC Workshop: Space Technology Competitive Opportunities, which will be held on the day following the Spring Meeting, please click here:


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Event Details

Date: Monday, April 24, 2023 - Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Time: All times are Eastern.

Location: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab

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