Alfredo Munoz is the founder of Onteco and ABIBOO Studio. He is also the Chair for Memberships of the Technical Committee of Space Architecture at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Mr. Muñoz has been considered the youngest among the most influential Spanish Architects and the youngest European Leaders (EYL40).
His patrons and clients range from Fortune Global 500 conglomerates to government institutions to private high-net-worth individuals on five continents. Alfredo has been teaching and speaking at elite Universities, and his work has been featured in media outlets across the world. He holds a Master’s in Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and a Master of Advanced Studies from BarcelonaTech.
Kenny Vassigh is the Founder and CEO of Caylan Space Inc, a company focused on providing hosted payloads and space services for government and commercial space. Kenny has extensive experience in innovative frontier technology development, from startups to Silicon Valley companies, including Google, to space institutions such as NASA.
Kenny has over 20 years of spaceflight mission, system design & architecture experience with NASA in areas ranging from human spaceflight, Space Shuttle and International Space Station (ISS) operations, to design and development of robotic missions and instruments for NASA’s Space Technology, Earth, Planetary, Astrophysics, Space Biology, and Life Sciences investigations.
Dr. David Cullen is a Professor of Astrobiology & Space Biotechnology, Cranfield University (UK). He is currently working on resource utilization studies on the Moon and Mars relevant to sustainable off-world human habitats and settlements.
In the past, he led space-focused biotechnological initiatives, such as the Life Marker Chip instrument that was part of the initial European Space Agency (ESA) ExoMars to detect evidence of past life on Mars. Additionally, he led instrumentation-based field studies in Iceland, Greenland, and the Norwegian arctic and on stratospheric balloon platforms. He holds a PhD in biosensors from the University of Cambridge.
Dr. Gisela Detrell currently leads the “Life Support and Energy Systems” research group at the Institute of Space Systems at the University of Stuttgart (Germany). Her research includes the analysis and simulation to produce oxygen and food for long-duration human spaceflight, including the experiment Photobioreactor at the International Space Station.
She graduated in Aerospace Engineering at BarcelonaTech (UPC, Spain) and completed her PhD in reliability analysis of life-support systems for long space missions at the University of Stuttgart (Germany) and the UPC.
Dr. Philipp Hartlieb is the Chair of Mining Engineering and Mineral Economics at the University of Leoben (Austria). His current research focuses on sustainable and environmental mining technologies, reducing mining operations’ energy consumption and environmental impact.
Amongst his activities are also projects in mine digitization, raw materials policy, education, and extra-terrestrial mining. He graduated in Applied Geosciences and later completed his PhD in Mining Engineering from the University of Leoben.
Stephanie Hensley is an award-winning American fashion designer and stylist. Her collections and designs have been worn by celebrities such as Lady Gaga, exhibited in museums, and featured in international media such as Time Out London, Bloomberg, and NBC News, among many others.
Stephanie has lived and worked across Europe, Latin America, and Asia and is proficient in Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, French, and Italian and her native English. Stephanie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design in Boston and a Master’s Degree in Fashion Footwear from London College of Fashion.
Manuel Pantoja is the Director of digital environments for Onteco, ABIBOO Studio, and Revr. He is currently developing digital tools that allow users to explore immersive experiences and collaborative platforms using VR, AR, and MR. Manuel has broad expertise in converging architecture, collaborative ecosystems, and new technologies.
Over the last decade, he has developed more than 100 digital projects in more than 20 countries, focusing on digital twins and simulation in virtual realities. Manuel holds a Bachelor’s and Masters in Architecture, a Masters in Digital Visualization, and an Executive MBA.