We are in the process of inviting the speakers (listed as TBD) for each particular topic.  These are experts in the relevant fields and should provide succinct and stimulating presentations that will provide the motivation for our call to action.  If you would like to be considered for one of these slots, please contact Dr. Rather with your name, CV, proposed title, and an abstract.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - The Power of Synergy, TVIW 2018
TimeSpeakerTitle
9:00 AM - 9:30 AMDr. John Rather, General ChairWelcome
9:30 AM - 9:40 AMDr. Dean Hartley, Co-ChairAdminisitrivia
9:40 AM - 10:00 AMTBDKey Note Address
10:00 AM - 10:20 AMDirector of ARPA-E
Key Note Address
THEME #1: Enabling Major Human Space Development
10:20 AM - 10:45 AMJohn MankinsIntroduction
10:45 AM - 11:00 AMbreak
11:00 PM - 11:25 PMFranklin Chang-Diaz/AARCLiving and Working in Space
11:25 AM - 11:50 AMJames PowellNeed for Breakthrough Technologies
11:50 AM - 12:15 PMJoel SercelCapture & Uses of 10 Meter Asteroids
12:15 PM - 1:15 PMlunch"Topical" table seating
1:15 PM - 1:40 PMTBDFast Permanent Moon Settlement
1:40 PM - 2:05 PMRobert ZubrinHuman Exploration of Mars
2:05 PM - 2:45 PMJohn MankinsDiscussion
THEME #2: Catalytic Technology for Affordable Breakthroughs
2:45 PM - 3:10 PMJason Derleth/NASA-NIACIntroduction
3:10 PM - 3:35 PMJonathan Witter/BWXT TechnologiesPBR Nuclear Propulsion & Power
3:35 PM - 3:50 PMbreak
3:50 PM - 4:15 PMWilliam Peter/ORNLLarge 3D Printing & Complex Structures
4:15 PM - 4:40 PMJames PowellSuperconducting Structures & Propulsion
4:40 PM - 5:05 PMRobert Bagdigian/NASA MSFCEnvironmental Control & Life Support
5:05 PM - 6:25 PMreception@ New Hope Center
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - The Power of Synergy, TVIW 2018
TimeSpeakerTitle
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Dr. Dean Hartley, Co-ChairAdministrivia
9:10 AM - 9:40 AMTBDKey Note Address
9:40 AM - 10:05 AMTBD/DARPASpace Robotics & Von Neumann Aps
10:05 AM - 10:20 AMbreak
10:20 AM - 10:45 AMPhil Lubin/USCBDirected Energy Propulsion & Power Beaming
10:45 AM - 11:10 AMTBDSpace Material Processing
11:10 AM - 11:35 AMTBDTBD
11:35 AM - 12:35 PMlunch"Topical" table seating
12:35 PM - 1:25 PMJason DerlethDiscussion
THEME #3: Transformative Decade Plan
1:25 PM - 1:50 PMMatt HollingsworthIntroduction
1:50 PM - 2:15 PMMichael Houts/NASA MSFCOther Transformational Concepts
2:15 PM - 2:40 PMJohn Rather/RCIG, Inc.10 Meter Asteroid Capture Concept
2:40 PM - 2:55 PMbreak
2:55 PM - 3:20 PM John MankinsSpace Solar Power Stations
3:20 PM - 3:45 PMTBDCommercial Vision for Mars & Asteroids
3:45 PM - 4:10 PMDean Hartley/Hartley ConsultingHow to Integrate It?
4:10 PM - 5:00 PMMatt HollingsworthDiscussion
5:00 PM - 6:20 PMreception@ New Hope Center
Thurdsay, October 25, 2018 - The Power of Synergy, TVIW 2018
TimeSpeakerTitle
9:00 AM - 9:10 AMDr. Dean Hartley, Co-ChairAdminisitrivia
9:10 AM - 9:40 AMTBDKey Note Address
THEME #4: Evolving from Science Fiction to Science Fact
9:40 AM - 10:05 AMCatherine AsaroIntroduction
10:05 AM - 10:30 AMMark MillisPresent Physics Limits
10:30 AM - 10:45 AMbreak
10:45 AM - 11:10 AMArlan AndrewsBeyond Starshot Initiative
11:10 AM - 11:35 AMRuth KastnerQuantum Universe Properties?
11:35 AM - 12:00 NoonAllen SteeleBreakthrough Prospects
12:00 Noon - 1:00 PMlunch"Topical" table seating
1:00 PM - 1:40 PMCatherine AsaroDiscussion
Closing Session
1:40 PM - 2:25 PMTBDOpportunities for Oak Ridge and TV Area
2:25 PM - 2:55 pmDean Hartley/Hartley ConsultingSynthesis
2:55 PM - 3:40 PMJohn Rather/RCIG, Inc.Next Steps
3:40 PM - 5:00 PMreception@ New Hope Center