Space Beach Law Lab

Conference | February.27.2024 - February.29.2024

The Queen Mary

Orrick is proud to be the premier sponsor for Space Beach Law Lab’s inaugural conference at the historic Queen Mary Golden Age ocean liner in Long Beach, California on February 27 – 29. 

The conference will convene space law leaders to discuss the future of space law and policy. Space pioneer and NASA astronaut Col. Eileen Collins, the first female commander of a space shuttle mission, will deliver the keynote address entitled “Breaking the Glass Ceiling to Space” in a fireside chat.

Orrick’s Laura Lariu and Montana Ware will lead a panel titled “Cosmic Capital: Legal Considerations for Financing the Next Space Frontier” on February 28 from 2:30 – 3:15 pm. Other topics at the conference range from navigating the rapidly evolving space frontier to legislative signals and policy updates, as well as governance and commercialization of space exploration.