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Previous conferences

Here you may access the previous Reinventing/Responsive Space conferences.

 

Reinventing Space 2016

Highlighting the trends that will define space enterprise a decade from now The 14th Reinventing Space Conference was held between Monday 24 and Thursday 27 October at the Royal Society in London, England. The focus of the 2016 conference was on how technology trends are leading to the increasing commercialisation of space, including low cost …

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Reinventing Space 2015

Highlighting the trends that will define space enterprise a decade from now The global economic climate is creating demand to reduce expenditure, leading to new challenges and opportunities in the world’s space industry. The need to create dramatically reduced cost, more responsive systems and launchers capable of delivering to space quickly, cheaply and reliably has …

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Reinventing Space 2014

The 12th Reinventing Space conference and exhibition was held between Tuesday 18 and Friday 21 Nov 2014 at the Royal Society in London, the home of UK science since 1660. It was organised by the British Interplanetary Society and supported by the founder of the conference, Jim Wertz. 2014 keynotes 2014 schedule 2014 abstracts 2014 …

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Reinventing Space 2013

The 11th Reinventing Space conference took place at the LAX Westin Hotel, Los Angeles between 14-17 October 2013.

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Reinventing Space 2012

Spending Less and Getting More: The New Budget Reality The 10th Reinventing Space Conference took place in Los Angeles between 7-11 May 2012. Space Budgets WILL get tighter. Last year the Responsive Space Conference became the Reinventing Space Conference in order to put greater emphasis on the importance of reducing cost. It was critical last …

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Reinventing Space 2011

Creating Affordable & Responsive Space Missions The 9th Reinventing Space Conference took place in Los Angeles between 2-6 May 2011. This year the Responsive Space Conference has become the Reinventing Space Conference in order to put a renewed emphasis on the importance of reducing cost. Most of the people working in Responsive Space have also …

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Reinventing Space 2010

Creating Affordable & Responsive Space Missions The 8th Reinventing Space Conference was titled Responsive Space 2010 and took place in Los Angeles between 8-11 March 2010. Most of the people working in Responsive Space have also been interested in much lower cost space missions. At RS3, Dr. Pete Rustan urged the community to use Responsive …

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Reinventing Space 2009

Meeting the Needs of Users and Industry The 7th Reinventing Space Conference was officially titled RS7 and took place in Los Angeles between 27-30 April 2009. It was organised by the founder of Responsive Space, Jim Wertz of Microcosm. If Responsive Space is to survive and prosper it has to meet the needs of two …

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Reinventing Space 2008

Implementing ORS — Year 1 The 6th Reinventing Space Conference was officially titled RS6 and took place in Los Angeles between 28 April and 1 May 2008. It was organised by the founder of Responsive Space, Jim Wertz of Microcosm. Major changes occurred at RS5 with the creation of the ORS Office at Kirtland AFB, …

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Reinventing Space 2007

Applications, Implementation, and Funding The 5th Reinventing Space Conference was officially titled RS5 and took place in Los Angeles between 23-26 April 2007. It was organised by the founder of Responsive Space, Jim Wertz of Microcosm. Previous responsive space conferences have focused on the technology and processes to create Responsive Space. The 2007 Responsive Space …

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Reinventing Space 2006

Putting It Together The 4th Responsive Space Conference (RS4) was held on April 23-26, 2006 at the LAX Westin Hotel and was sponsored by the LA and Orange County sections of the AIAA and the Space Systems (SSTC), Space Transportation (STTC), and Space Operations and Support (SOSTC) Technical Committees. RS4 was immediately followed on April …

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Reinventing Space 2005

The 3rd Reinventing Space Conference was officially titled RS3 and took place at the LAX Westin Hotel in Los Angeles between 25-28 April 2005. It was organised by the founder of Responsive Space, Jim Wertz of Microcosm. Responsive Launch – Launch systems within a day of identified need – Initial emphasis on small payloads, may …

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Reinventing Space 2004

On Rapid Development, Launch, Deployment, and Operations The 2rd Reinventing Space Conference was officially titled RS2 and took place at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Los Angeles between 19-22 April 2004. It was organised by the founder of Responsive Space, Jim Wertz of Microcosm. It was sponsored by the LA and Orange County Sections and …

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Reinventing Space 2003

Why Are We Here? The inaugural Responsive Space conference was sponsored by the AIAA LA Section and Space Systems Technical Committee. It took place at Redondo Beach, California between April 1–3, 2003. It was founded and organised by Professor Jim Wertz of Microcosm. Responsiveness has become critical to many modern systems War in Iraq Shorter …

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