21 - 25 April 2024
National Harbor, Maryland, US
Industry Event
Keynote: NASA’s CIS Office: Embracing the Aerospace Community Through Strategic Engagement
23 April 2024 • 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM EDT | Prince George Exhibition Hall, Industry Stage 
NASA’S Space Communications and Navigations (SCaN) Projects Division consists of two networks, the Near Space Network and the Deep Space Network. The Near Space Network, which operates out of Goddard Space Flight Center, is looking to the future and is interested in building partnerships with the aerospace community. The Commercialization, Innovation, and Synergies (CIS) Office is part of NASA’s Near Space Network and is dedicated to nurturing opportunities for collaboration between NASA, Industry, academia, and other government agencies. As CIS’s Industry Engagement Lead, Ali Hale is strategically connecting experts from industry with NASA to create partnerships and exchange ideas on new and innovative technologies for the Near Space Network. She will share paths of engagement with NASA, with the eventual goal of infusing new and existing technologies to provide for a robust marketplace with creative, cost-effective solutions.


Alexandra Hale
Alexandra Hale
NASA Industry Engagement Lead & Senior Technical Advisor
The Aerospace Corporation (United States)
Alexandra Hale sits within the Civil Systems Group at The Aerospace Corporation and currently serves as Industry Engagement Lead and Senior Technical Advisor within the Commercialization, Innovation, and Synergies (CIS) Office at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. She has previously served as Civil and Defense Partnerships Lead for the office and joined the CIS team after two years of serving as Vice President of the Space Transportation Association (STA).


Event Details

FORMAT: Oral presentation followed by audience Q&A.
MENU: Coffee and tea service available nearby.
SETUP: Stage and theater style seating.