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Welcome to the web page for the 5th Emerging Space Industry Leaders Workshop (ESIL-05).  ESIL-05 will be held on November 6th and 7th, 2013 in conjunction with the 2013 SpaceVision Conference in Tempe, Arizona.


Below is information about the workshop which will be updated as details become available.



  • Network - meet other emerging leaders from across the space industry
  • Learn - gain insight into the context of commercial space, strategy formulation, and Game Theory
  • Impact - utilize lessons and perspectives gained to contribute to the space industry



ESIL is a workshop series supported by the FAA Center of Excellence for Commercial Space Transportation and coordinated by the University of Colorado at Boulder.  The intent of the workshop series is to bring together emerging industry leaders, foster collaboration, and provide tools to help shape the space industry of the future.  This is accomplished through lectures from industry, government, and academia as well as group activities.  These activities include both educational and social development.



  • November 6th: 1 PM - 5 PM + working dinner and reception (this social event is included in registration fees)
  • November 7th: 9 AM - 5 PM
    • Detailed schedule coming soon as speakers/activities are finalized
    • Attendance is expected for the entirety of the workshop 



ESIL workshops are conducted around a specific topic.  For ESIL-05 the specific topic that discussion and work will focus on is the transportation of small satellites to orbit.  Analysis will utilize a structured approach based on game theory to evaluate the environment in this industry segment and look for key areas that would enable future commercial space transportation growth. 



  • Application - all prospective attendees must apply through the form below.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  Applicants can expect to hear back on applications within 24 hours.
  •  Registration - a registration fee of $30 is collected from confirmed attendees to partially offset the cost of hosting this workshop and to hold confirmed attendees spot
  • Attendance - attendees are expected to participate in the entire workshop.  A core component of ESIL workshops is networking and teamwork.
  • Questions - please direct questions to bradley.cheetham@colorado.edu


Information on Previous ESIL Workshops

ESIL-01 - Boulder CO

ESIL-02 - Washington DC

ESIL-03 - Buffalo NY

ESIL-04 - Broomfield CO

ESIL-05 - Tempe AZ


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