The Summit's Purpose

The International Space Trade Summit will bring the participating countries' advanced manufacturing, high-tech supply chain, and IT companies into the global Space Sector.  Opportunities in and capabilities needed now and, in the future, to be in the sector will be discussed.  Firms will be provided a better understanding of the space sector in the 5 Eyes allied countries.  Companies will be introduced to the space agencies, OEMs, and supply chain SMEs in those countries.

May 19-21, 2019 in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.A.

Watch the U.S. Department of Commerce announce the International Space Summit in the video below.

Break Out Sessions with

Individual Space Agencies

Individual Defense Organizations

Primes in Multiple Sectors

Advanced Manufacturing

  • Innovation, Current and Future Capabilities

Advanced Materials

Academic Research

IT and Data

Security Platforms

STEM Training and Workforce Development

Technology and Trade Restrictions

  • How to Cope

Funding for SMEs

Current Status and Future Plans from

Space Agencies

  • Programs
  • Timetables for Programs


  • Programs
  • Timetables
  • SME Procurement & Set-Asides


  • Speakers from the different prime sectors
US Commercial Service
The State of Connecticut
CT District Export Council