Maine Space Conference

Inaugural Maine Space Conference

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The Maine Space Grant Consortium is proud to announce the Maine Space Conference

November 5-7, 2023

Holiday Inn By the Bay, Portland, Maine | Use Code: MSG for group rate

Early Registration (save up to 15%) Open through September 15th, 2023

Starting Sunday evening and wrapping up Tuesday afternoon, this Conference will be a showcase of all that the great State of Maine is currently building in the new space economy and also highlight the Maine Space Complex and how it will support current industries, grow a space industry and other aspects related to research, education, and workforce development.

Please join us for an informative conference and learn why Maine is poised to become a space leader!

  • Meet Maine’s space pioneers in industry, research and education
  • Discuss the latest topics in space, including how space work helps Maine
  • Get inspired, share ideas

We have scheduled 21 sessions covering the following themes:

  • Building Maine’s Artemis Generation
  • Innovation for a New Era
  • Maine’s Aerospace Industry
  • Space Data & Analytics
  • Space Finance and Policy
  • Sustainability

Visit our agenda page for full details.

To help us kick-off the inaugural conference, we are proud to announce that Michael Kincaid, NASA Associate Administrator, Office of STEM Engagement, will be our morning keynote speaker on Monday, November 6. Mr. Kincaid will share his thoughts about the Future of Space, NASA’s plans for engaging the nation in the future of space (Moon and beyond and on Earth), the importance of STEM engagement to ensure the nation’s leadership role in its future in space, and a few words on how a small state like Maine can play a significant role.

In addition, we will have exhibits by organizations involved in the new space economy and interactive activities for all attendees including parents and their children on topics related to Maine’s engagement in the new space economy. You can download the Sponsor Packet and the Exhibitor Packet if you are interested in sponsoring the conference and/or exhibiting at the conference. Please reach out to us at

The conference is part of Maine Space 2030, a new public campaign designed to raise awareness of Maine’s research, education, and commercial assets in the NewSpace economy and realize its considerable economic potential for the people and the future of Maine.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at if you have any questions.

Mark your calendars for this inviting, informative and inaugural Space Conference in Maine.

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