The Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop, in partnership with Starship Century and Tau Zero Foundation, proudly put on a wonderful symposium at the Embassy Suites in Huntsville, AL on October 4th – 6th, 2017. Attendees from around the world represented their universities, military branches, government organizations, and scientific companies during the three-day sessions.

The presentation videos from this symposium are currently being edited and will be made available for viewing as soon as possible.  In the meantime, please look through the agendas and presentation video archives of prior symposia in the Symposium Archive section of our menu, or by selecting them here:


We would like to proudly thank our most generous sponsors of the 2017 Symposium, we could not have done it without you all!



The Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop (TVIW) is a non-profit scientific, educational corporation in the state of Tennessee. For U.S. tax purposes, TVIW is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) educational, non-profit corporation. All donations to TVIW are fully tax deductible (as allowed by your local laws). Any donations are deeply appreciated!