July 26-28 at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, California

Speaker

Eva-Jane Lark

Eva-Jane is a Vice-President and Wealth Advisor with BMO Nesbitt Burns, one of Canada’s largest full-service investment firms. For over 20 years, she has provided expert advice on a wide variety of investment and wealth management issues. In 2003, she revived her childhood passion for seeing humanity live and thrive beyond Earth. Researching the state of the space industry, she began to consider how to contribute to such a future by taking a more active role. She has presented papers at space conferences, starting with the Investment Financing of Exploration. She has been an invited speaker, panellist and judge (Heinlein Business Plan Competition, 2009) to discuss topics including: financing for new space companies and markets; business accelerators; business case issues facing space resources both Space-Based Solar Power as a future energy source and in situ resource utilization and space mining; and for her insights as a keen observer of the emerging new space industries. She was among the contributors to the NSSO’s (National Security Space Office) Space-Based Solar Power Architecture Study in 2007, with her work featured as the study’s central business case analysis. She has been both a guest and a guest host on The Space Show and is the creator, author and host of “EVA Interviews: The Business of the new Space Age™”. Her interviews are now appearing in the print and digital versions of the new Space Quarterly magazine. Eva-Jane Lark is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute and holds an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce. She is a member of the Management Advisory Board for the Center for Space Power at Texas A&M University (now called SERC – Space Engineering Research Center) and the Board of Advisors for The Lifeboat Foundation and SPACE Canada.
Eva-Jane Lark
Vice-President and Wealth Advisor, BMO Nesbitt Burns