2024 LSIC Spring Meeting

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 -Thursday, April 25, 2024

Venue: (hybrid) Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, Kossiakoff Center, Laurel, MD


Select sessions of the LSIC Spring Meeting were broadcasted publicly via YouTube.

Featured Speakers

Kurt "Spuds" Vogel

Associate Administrator, NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate


Walt Engelund

Deputy Associate Administrator for Programs, NASA STMD


Niki Werkheiser

Director of Technology Maturation, NASA STMD


A.C. Charania

Agency Chief Technologist, NASA


Ben Bussey, PhD.

Chief Scientist for Intuitive Machines


Dan Hendrickson

Vice President of Business Development, Astrobotic


Joseph Marlin

Deputy Chief Engineer, Firefly


Michael "Orbit" Nayak



Phil Root

Director of the Strategic Technology Office, DARPA


Joel Kearns

Deputy Associate Administrator for Exploration, NASA SMD


Nujoud Merancy

Deputy Associate Administrator, Strategy and Architecture Office, NASA ESDMD


Pat Forrester

Director of Cross-Directorate Technical Integration, NASA SOMD


Meeting Overview

The LSIC 2024 Spring Meeting will be held at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory’s Kossiakoff Center in Laurel, MD. This spring, our focus is engaging our community on how to get back to the Moon together including NASA’s plans and updates, infusion paths, partnerships, current technology investments, and more! We have a packed agenda which includes invited speakers, panels, focus area discussions, lightning talks, and posters. Further details about the agenda will be available on the meeting webpage as they are available. 

Registration for the 2024 Spring Meeting is CLOSED! Please be aware that both virtual and in-person registration is now closed and there will be no onsite registration provided. A livestream will be available to view on youtube. 

Location and Lodging

The 2024 LSIC Spring Meeting will be held at the Kossiakoff Center at JHU Applied Physics Laboratory.

Please be sure to carefully check recent reviews of local hotels before making your final choice.

Virtual Agenda Highlights

The 2024 Spring Meeting Virtual Agenda highlights sessions with online engagement. Simple registration of name and email will be entered after clicking both the Zoom Webinar link and the Zoom with Breakout Rooms link individually at the beginning of each day. The Zoom Webinar will feature keynote speakers, panels, and logistics. The Zoom with Breakout Rooms will have opportunities for Q&A, networking with other participants, and brainstorming with interactive tools.

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2024 - Thursday, April 25, 2024

Location: (hybrid) Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, Kossiakoff Center, Laurel, MD

Registration Deadlines:
In-person and Foreign Nationals: April 7
Virtual attendance for US Citizens: April 14

The Student Sponsorship Application closed on 2024/03/01 17:00:00

The Technology Demonstration Application closed on 2024/03/01 17:00:00

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