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 - 10:10 AMDirector of ARPA-ETBD
THEME #1: The Case for Near-Term Humans in Space
10:10 AM - 10:25 AMJohn MankinsIntroduction
10:25 AM - 10:40 AMbreak @ New Hope Center
10:40 AM - 11:30 AMTBDTBD
11:30 AM - 12:20 AMTBDTBD
12:20 AM - 12:50 AMJohn MankinsSagan Discussion
12:50 AM - 2:10 PMlunch @ New Hope Center("Birds of a Feather" table seating)
THEME #2: Candidate Synergistic Technologies
2:10 PM - 2:25 PMJason DerlethIntroduction
2:25 PM - 3:15 PMTBDHigh Impulse Nuclear Propulsion
3:15 PM - 4:05 PMTBDFiber Optic High Energy Lasers
4:05 PM - 4:20 PMbreak @ New Hope Center
4:20 PM - 5:10 PMTBDHigh Temperature Superconductors
5:10 PM - 6:00 PMTBDLarge-Scale 3-D Printing
6:00 PM - 7:20 PMreception @ New Hope Center
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - The Power of Synergy, TVIW 2018
Time>/strong>SpeakerTitle
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Dr. Dean Hartley, Co-ChairAdminisitrivia
9:10 AM - 10:00 AMTBDSelf-Replicating Von Neumann Machines
10:00 AM - 10:50 AMTBDSolar Power Satellites
10:50 AM - 11:05 AMbreak @ New Hope Center
11:05 AM - 11:55 AMTBDLightweight Large Aperture Optics
11:55 AM - 12:25 AMJason DerlethSagan Discussion
12:25 AM - 1:45 PMlunch @ New Hope Center
THEME #3: Transformative Decade Plan
1:45 PM - 2:00 PMMatt HollingsworthIntroduction
2:00 PM - 2:50 PMTBDTBD
2:50 PM - 3:05 PMbreak @ New Hope Center
3:05 PM - 3:55 PMTBDTBD
3:55 PM - 4:45 PMTBDTBD
4:45 PM - 5:15 PMMatt HollingsworthSagan Discussion
5:15 PM - 6:35 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
THEME #4: Science Fiction and Science Fact Relationship
9:10 AM - 9:25 AMCatherine AsaroIntroduction
9:25 AM - 10:15 AMTBDTBD
10:15 AM - 10:30 AMbreak @ New Hope Center
10:30 AM - 11:20 AMTBDTBD
11:20 AM - 11:50 AMCatherine AsaroSagan Discussion
Closing Session
11:50 AM - 12:35 PMCongressmanOpportunities for Oak Ridge and TV Area
12:35 PM - 1:05 PMPaul GilsterSymposium Synthesis
1:05 PM - 2:25 PMlunch @ New Hope Center
2:25 PM - 6:25 PMtours?