AGENDA

MAY 12 - 14, 2010

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May 12 // DAY 1

MORNING

  • 8:45

    Welcome Video

  • 8:50-9:00

    Welcome and opening announcements – Janet Ivey (President, Explore Mars, Inc) Chris Carberry (CEO, Explore Mars, Inc)

  • 9:00-9:30

    Senior NASA Official

  • 9:30-9:50

    The Year in Review: The 2020 Humans to Mars Report – Moderated by Mat Kaplan

  • 9:50-10:10

    How does the 2020 Rover advance human missions to Mars? – Lori Glaze (NASA: Director, Planetary Science Division)

  • 10:10-10:30

    Networking Break

  • 10:30-11:25

    Walking on the Moon and Mars: Astronaut panel featuring a few generations of astronauts

  • 11:25- 12:15

    The World Goes to Mars: A panel to discuss convoy of international missions to Mars in 2020 (panel)– Representatives from NASA, ESA, UAE, and others

  • 12:15- 12:30

    Student speaker from The Weiss School

  • 12:30-2:00

    Speaker Lunch: Frank White “The ‘Mars’ Overview Effect”

AFTERNOON

  • 2:00-2:55

    The Moon in 2024/Mars in 2033: Opportunities and Challenges – A look at current Architecture – (panel) Moderator: Jeff Foust (Space News)

  • 2:55-3:25

    Building sustainable missions to the Moon and Mars: Results from the 7th Mars Achievability and Sustainability Workshop – Steve Mackwell (IAP) – Joe Cassady (Aerojet Rocketdyne)

  • 3:25-3:55

    Networking Break

  • 3:55-4:15

    Explore Mars Special Announcements

  • 4:15-5:10

    Maintaining Political Momentum Moderator (panel)

  • 5:10-5:30

    Congressional Speaker

 
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MAY 13 // DAY 2

MORNING

  • 8:30 - 8:45

    Morning Video/Announcements: Chris Carberry/Janet Ivey

  • 8:450-9:15

    Martine Rothblatt, “How Digital Telepresence Can Fund a Robust Martian City/Habitat/Human Presence for Our Generation”

  • 9:15 - 9:45

    Speaker

  • 9:45 - 10:15

    Speaker

  • 10:15 - 10:35

    Networking Break

  • 10:35 - 11:05

    Advancing Mars Through Cubesats: Explore Mars and IBM project – Naeem Altaf (IBM) – via Skype Interviewed by Janet Ivey

  • 11:05 - 12:00

    Designing Mars: Designing a livable habitat on Mars

  • John Spencer (Mars World Enterprises)

  • Vera Mulyani (Mars City Design)

  • David Malott (CEO and Chief Architect, AI SpaceFactory)

  • Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman (Co-founder, Space Exploration Architecture)

  • Afternoon Breakout Sessions

    Breakout Session #1 Power and ISRU – Intrinsically Linked

  • 12:30 - 2:00

    Lunch: Speaker lunch: Chris Carberry (Author, Alcohol in Space; CEO, Explore Mars, Inc. – The Amazing Past, Present, and Future of Alcohol in Space Afternoon (Breakout sessions) Session 1 Power and ISRU – Intrinsically Linked

AFTERNOON

  • Breakout Session #1

    Breakout Session #1 Power and ISRU – Intrinsically Linked

  • 2:00 - 3:30

    Surface Power on the Moon and Mars

  • 3:30 - 4:00

    Networking Break

  • 4:00 - 5:30

    Utilizing ISRU

  • Breakout Session #2

    Key “long-poles” for Mars

  • 2:00 - 3:30

    ECLSS

  • 3:30 - 4:00

    Networking Break

  • 4:00 - 5:30

    Entry, Descent, and Landing

  • Breakout Session #3

    Outreach and Broadening Support

  • 2:00 - 3:30

    A Partnership Made for Hollywood and Space: Expanding the partnership between the entertainment industry and space – Ann Merchant (National Academy of Sciences)

  • 3:30 - 4:00

    Networking Break

  • 4:00 - 5:30

    Engaging small space agencies – Moderator: Allyson Reneau

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MAY 14 // DAY 3

MORNING

  • 8:30 - 8:45

    Welcome and opening announcements – Janet Ivey (President, Explore Mars, Inc) Chris Carberry (CEO, Explore Mars, Inc)

  • 8:45 - 9:15

    Human Health: Saralyn Mark (iGiant) interviewed by Ellen Stofan (National Air and Space Museum)

  • 9:15 - 10:10

    If we find life on Mars: What next? Moderated by TBD – James Green (NASA) – Penelope Boston (NASA)

  • 10:10 - 10:30

    Managing Planetary Protection Moderated by Mat Kaplan (Planetary Radio) – Lisa Pratt – Alan Stern

  • 10:30 - 10:50

    Networking Break

  • 10:50 - 11:20

    Selecting Landing Sites for Humans on Mars: Richard Davis (NASA)

  • 11:20 - 12:15

    Mars and Workforce Development: Young professional panel

  • 12:15 - 12:30

    Speaker

  • 12:30 - 2:00

    Lunch

AFTERNOON

  • 2:00 - 2:45

    Social Media engagement panel

  • 2:45 - 3:15

    Cities in Space: Mars (STEM session) – Holly Melear and Janet Ivey

  • 3:15 - 3:45

    Afternoon networking break

  • 3:45 - 4:30

    The Innovation of Mars and the benefits to Earth: A panel featuring technology companies working on Mars/Moon relevant innovations

  • 4:30-5:10

    What’s your story? A diverse group of panelists tell why Mars inspires them and what part of the Mars story is most important to them.

  • 5:10 - 5:30

    Final Speaker

  • 5:10-5:30

    Congressional Speaker