TVIW 2016 Agenda

Master Program

Sunday, 28 February 2016

Sunday Seminars will be held in Galleries A and B at the Choo-Choo Hotel

you can buy one or two seminars at any time here.

posters displayed all day in the Gallery Foyer

Time Title
9:00 am –
12:00 pm
Terraforming 102” taught by Ken Roy PE/TVIW, in Gallery A2
9:00 am –
12:00 pm
Conflict in Space” taught by MAJ Brent Ziarnick/USAF, Gallery B
12:00 pm
1:00 pm

Pizza lunch and drinks sponsored by The Ultimax Group, Inc.,

served in Consuite (aka Norfolk)

1:00 pm –
4:00 pm
Geoengineering 101” taught by Robert G. Kennedy III, PE/Ultimax Group Inc., Gallery A2
1:00 pm –
4:00 pm
Space Propulsion 101” taught by Les Johnson/TVIW/author, Gallery B
5:00 pm –
9:00 pm
Sunday Night Reception by Baen Books

in Penn Station at the Choo-Choo

Monday, 29 February 2016

all plenary events will be held in the Finley Room at the Choo-Choo, parallel events and meals in rooms as noted

posters displayed all day in the Gallery Foyer, poster presenters will be available at Kaffeeklatches in Centennial Hall

Time Title
7:00 am –
8:00 am
Continental breakfast in the Gallery Foyer
7:30 am Registration opens in Gallery Foyer
8:00 am Introduction and Orientation by General Chair, Les Johnson/TVIW/author

Keynote Speaker: “Cutting the Umbilical Cord to Earth” (Dr. John Lewis/University of Arizona, Deep Space Industries)

9:00 am Propulsion Technology Assessment: Science and Enabling Technologies to Explore the Interstellar Medium” (Ben Beers/NASA MSFC)
9:30 am Advanced Ion Propulsion Systems for Interstellar Precursor Probes” (Angelo Genovese/I4IS)
9:55 am –
10:25 am
Coffee Break in the Gallery Foyer
10:25 am Invited Remarks Concerning America’s Far Future in Deep Space” (Lt.-General Steven L. Kwast, commander & president, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL)
10:55 am Conceptual Filters in Space Exploration: Rethinking the Rationale for Planetary Protection” (Dr. James Schwartz/Wichita Univ)
11:25 am A Lunar Settlement as a Prototype for Eventual Interstellar Settlements” (Ken Roy, PE/TVIW)
11:55 am Power Beaming Leakage Radiation as a SETI Observable” (Dr. Jim Benford/100 YSS & Microwave Sciences)
12:20 pm –
1:20 pm
Buffet Lunch served in Grand Ballroom
pre-Working Track talks, all in Finley
1:20 pm Human Health in Space: What’s Being Done? What Needs to be Done?(Dr. Robert Hampson/Wake Forest Med School)
1:40 pm An Adaptive Framework for Permanent Human Space Settlement” (Dr. Cameron Smith/Portland State University)
2:00 pm In-space Manufacturing: Pioneering the Next Frontier” (Niki Werkheiser/NASA MSFC)
2:30 pm Proton Beam Reduction – Primary Extraction from Generic Asteroid Material” (Eric Hughes/TVIW & Narthex Enterprises)
2:55 pm -3:20 pm Coffee Break in the Gallery Foyer
3:20 pm –
6:00 pm
Parallel events commence: Working Tracks and Kaffeeklatsches
Homo Stellaris (co-leaders: Dr. Robert Hampson, Wake Forest Med School, dep. Cathe Smith, moderated by Sandra Medlock, ) in Finley
Life System Engineering in the Worldship (leader: Cassidy Cobbs/Sloan-Kettering Memorial, moderated by Michel Lamontagne, P.Eng./Icarus Interstellar) in Gallery A1
Space Solar Power & Orbital Industry (leader/moderator: LTC Pete Garretson/Air University-USAF & deputy Robert G Kennedy III, PE/TVIW & Ultimax Group) in Gallery B
Space Mining: Primary Processing of Olivine-based Asteroidal Material (co-leaders: Eric Hughes/TVIW & Narthex & Matt Ernst) in Gallery A2
Kaffeeklatsches in Centennial Hall
6:00 pm –
8:00 pm
Banquet in the Roosevelt Room, sponsored by Digital Oilfield Solutions

dinner presentation:

SETI, Interstellar Diffusion & Stability Equilibrium Hypothesis in Galactic Civilizations” (Kelvin Long, Executive Director, Initiative for Interstellar Studies, United Kingdom)

8:00 pm –
11:00 pm
Parallel Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF) Sessions
BoF for Homo Stellaris in Finley
BoF for Life System Engineering in the Worldship in Gallery A1
BoF for Space Solar Power and Orbital Industry in Gallery B
BoF for Space Mining: Primary Processing of Olivine-based Asteroidal Material in Gallery A2
Kaffeeklatsches in Centennial Hall
Tuesday, 01 March 2016

all plenary events will be held in the Finley Room at the Choo-Choo, parallel events in rooms as noted

posters displayed all day in the Gallery Foyer, poster presenters will be available at Kaffeeklatches in Centennial Hall

Time Title
7:00 am –
8:00 am
Continental breakfast in the Gallery Foyer
8:00 am 2nd day Greetings by General Chair, Les Johnson/TVIW/author

Electric Sail Propulsion to Enable Quick Heliopause and Beyond Scientific Missions of Discovery” (Bruce Weigmann/NASA MSFC)

8:40 am Progress in Fusion Propulsion Research at the University of Alabama in Huntsville” (Jason Cassibry, UAH)
9:10 am Matter-Antimatter Propulsion via QFT Effects from Parallel Electric and Magnetic Fields” (Dr. Gerald Cleaver, Baylor)
9:35 am –
10:05 am
Coffee Break in the Gallery Foyer
10:05 am The Laser Powered Interstellar Ramjet (LPIR) revisited” (Dr. Al Jackson/NASA JSC ret’d)
10:35 am The LightSail Program: Solar Sailing from a CubeSat Platform” (Rex Ridenoure/Ecliptic Enterprises)
11:05 am Interplanetary Exploration: Application of the Solar Sail and Falcon Heavy” (Dr. Greg Matloff/CUNY)
11:30 am –
12:30 pm
Buffet Lunch served in Grand Ballroom
12:30 pm –
3:10 pm
Parallel events: Working Tracks and KaffeeKlatsches
Homo Stellaris (co-leaders: Dr. Robert Hampson, Wake Forest Med School, dep. Cathe Smith, moderated by Sandra Medlock, ) in Finley
Life System Engineering in the Worldship (leader: Cassidy Cobbs/Sloan-Kettering Memorial, moderated by Michel Lamontagne, P.Eng./Icarus Interstellar) in Gallery A1
Space Solar Power and Orbital Industry (leader/moderator: COL Pete Garretson/Air University-USAF & deputy Robert G Kennedy III, PE/TVIW & Ultimax) in Gallery B
Space Mining: Primary Processing of Olivine-based Asteroidal Material (co-leaders: Eric Hughes/TVIW & Narthex & Matt Ernst, WSU?) in Gallery A2
Kaffeeklatsches in Centennial Hall
3:10 pm –
3:35 pm
Coffee Break in the Gallery Foyer
3:35 pm –
4:15 pm
Parallel Working Tracks Report to full audience in Finley
4:15 pm –
5:00 pm
Roadmap to Interstellar Flight ” (Dr. Philip Lubin/UCSB)

closing remarks and announcements for TVIW 2017 by Les.

5:00 pm –
7:00 pm
Dinner on your own, or just meet and snack in the Consuite, potent potables sponsored by The Ultimax Group, Inc.
7:00 pm –
9:00 pm
Offsite Public Event

SF Authors & Publishers Panel

Book Fair by Barnes & Noble

location: The Enterprise Center, provided by Waypaver Foundation
5th floor of Edney Building
1100 Market St #500,
Chattanooga, TN 37402

(10-minute walk from the Choo-Choo, free & paid parking nearby)

welcome remarks by Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke,

panel moderated by Toni Weisskopf, publisher, Baen Books;

authors: Les Johnson, (Rescue Mode, Going Interstellar), Gregory Benford (Bowl of Heaven, Shipstar), Charles Gannon (Trial By Fire, Raising Caine), Sarah Hoyt (Darkship Thieves, Darkship Renegades), Geoff Landis, Jack McDevitt (Thunderbird, Coming Home)

TVIW 2016 Officially Adjourns
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 –- Tours — offsite
9:00 am –
11:00 am
Feedback Breakfast on your own in the Choo’s Choo’s Garden Restaurant. Meet the OrgComm and tell them what you think about TVIW-2016.
11:00 am –
3:00 pm
local tours of Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga Whiskey distillery across the street, Rock City, etc.
11:00 am –
3:00 pm
Lunch on your own, or just meet and snack in the Consuite, potent potables sponsored by The Ultimax Group, Inc.
3:00 pm –

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Dead Dog Session still in the Consuite, potent potables sponsored by The Ultimax Group, Inc.