September 11, 2020

75th anniversary series: Eric Stallmer

Event Date: September 11, 2020
Hosted By: AAE
Time: 11 a.m.
Priority: Yes
School or Program: Aeronautics and Astronautics
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"The Commercial Space Industry – Past, Present and Policy: What The Future Has In Store"

Eric Stallmer
President
Commercial Spaceflight Federation

As an appointee to the National Space Council Users Advisory Group, a member of Commercial Space Transportation Committee and multiple other advisory boards and committees, Eric Stallmer and the Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF) are at the forefront of the commercial space industry when it comes to national space policy. Stallmer's talk will address a range of issues and opportunities facing the industry with a special focus on recent Space Policy Initiatives. From spaceports, to launch vehicles, to space exploration and beyond, the time is ripe for the CSF’s 85-plus members' companies, and the industry as a whole, to continue to innovate, flourish and grow.

Registration is required for the WebEx event.

BIO: Eric Stallmer is the president of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, the largest trade organization dedicated to promoting the development of commercial spaceflight. Under Stallmer’s leadership, CSF has worked tirelessly to craft the modern Commercial Space Launch Act, as well as to promote innovation as a national policy to spur the economy and create high technology jobs. In addition, CSF works to develop industry standards and encourages further growth in the commercial spaceflight industry.

Stallmer has been appointed to the National Space Council User Advisory Group (UAG), where he has provided testimony at the 2nd National Space Council meeting. He serves as co-chair of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airspace Integration Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) and is a member of the Space Launch and Reentry ARC and the Spaceport ARC. Stallmer is also a member of the FAA’s Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC).

Before working at CSF, Stallmer served as the Vice President of Government Relations at Analytical Graphics Inc. (AGI). Stallmer joined AGI in 2002. While there, Stallmer oversaw all Washington Operations and represented AGI’s commercial off-the-shelf products and technology to defense, intelligence, Congress and civil government sectors within the aerospace industry.
Stallmer came to AGI from The Space Transportation Association (STA), a non-profit, industry trade organization providing government representation to companies with a vested interest in the U.S space launch industry. Prior to that, Stallmer worked on Capitol Hill in the office of then Congressman Tom Coburn.

Stallmer earned a Master of Arts Degree in Public Administration from George Mason University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and History from Mount Saint Mary College.