12–14 September 2017
Hyatt Regency Orlando, Orlando, Florida

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Daily Agenda

Sunday-MondayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday

Sunday-Monday

0800-1700Decision Analysis Course
SESSION DESCRIPTION: Decision analysis supports system life-cycle development throughout all phases and system hierarchical levels. The course presents the trade study process as part of the systems engineering process, and introduces various decision analysis methods, including the traditional trade study methods, trade space for Cost as Independent Variable (CAIV), Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHV) as a part of the Analytic Network Process (ANP), Potentially All Pairwise Rankings of All Possible Alternatives (PAPRIKA), and Decision Analysis with Uncertain Information/Data.
John C. Hsu-Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor and Honorary Professor of Queens UniversityJohn C. HsuRoyal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor and Honorary Professor of Queens University
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Monday

0800-1700Space Standards and Architectures Workshop
SESSION DESCRIPTION: This workshop is intended for individuals and organizations that desire to increase their teams’ understanding of the benefits of and the usability of  Space Standards and Architecture Framework.
1800-1930Student Welcome Reception
SESSION DESCRIPTION: Mingle with your peers and hear from AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus.
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Tuesday

0715-0745Speakers' BriefingRoom: Session Rooms
0715-0745Coffee BreakRoom: Windermere Ballroom Foyer
0745-0815Opening KeynoteRoom: Windermere Y-Z
Robert Lightfoot-Acting Administrator, NASARobert LightfootActing Administrator, NASA
0815-0945Dealing with Complex Systems: How the Pendulum Has Swung from Apollo Through Today
SESSION DESCRIPTION: Panelists will discuss the development and implementation of complex systems from the Apollo era through the present in the context of decision making, risk posture, systems engineering techniques, etc.
David A. Dress (Moderator)-Associate Director for Space Technology and Advanced Development Programs, NASA Langley Research CenterDavid A. Dress (Moderator)Associate Director for Space Technology and Advanced Development Programs, NASA Langley Research Center
Michael Ryschkewitsch-Sector Head, Space Exploration Sector, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics LaboratoryMichael RyschkewitschSector Head, Space Exploration Sector, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Richard Cook-Associate Director for Flight Projects and Mission Success, NASA Jet Propulsion LaboratoryRichard CookAssociate Director for Flight Projects and Mission Success, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
COL Walt Cunningham-Apollo VII AstronautCOL Walt CunninghamApollo VII Astronaut
David Giger-Senior Director, Dragon Development Engineering, SpaceXDavid GigerSenior Director, Dragon Development Engineering, SpaceX
Jess Sponable-Special Assistant to Military Deputy, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, Technology, and EngineeringJess SponableSpecial Assistant to Military Deputy, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, Technology, and Engineering
0900-1500Generation STEM: Discovering Aerospace through ExperienceRoom: Regency Ballroom R
SESSION DESCRIPTION: Hosted by the AIAA Foundation and the Lockheed Martin Corporation, Generation STEM is a day filled with fun interactive and educational experiences for middle school students.Generation STEM is designed to engage and stimulate students by offering: challenging and engaging demonstrations from various aerospace organizations, an inside look at a variety of aerospace careers, and a chance to discover aerospace findings that are impacting everyday life.This program is free of charge to all attendees. Deadline to register is 31 August 2017!Lunch will not be provided for this event. Students and chaperones should plan to bring a brown bag lunch.
0930-1230Exposition Hall OpenRoom: Windermere W-X
0945-1015Networking Coffee BreakRoom: Windermere W-X
1015-1245Technical Sessions
1245-1400Lunch Break
1400-1530Forum 360 - Transformation of the Space Coast
Ray Lugo (Moderator)-Director, Florida Space InstituteRay Lugo (Moderator)Director, Florida Space Institute
Robert D. Cabana-Director, NASA John F. Kennedy Space CenterRobert D. CabanaDirector, NASA John F. Kennedy Space Center
Frank DiBello-President and CEO, Space FloridaFrank DiBelloPresident and CEO, Space Florida
Colonel Z. Walter Jackim-Vice Commander, 45th Space WingColonel Z. Walter JackimVice Commander, 45th Space Wing
1400-1530Forum 360 - NASA's New Space Technology Strategic Framework
Stephen Jurczyk (Moderator)-Associate Administrator, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA Stephen Jurczyk (Moderator)Associate Administrator, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA
Trudy Kortes-Technology Demonstration Missions Program Executive, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASATrudy KortesTechnology Demonstration Missions Program Executive, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA
Jeffrey Sheehy-Chief Engineer, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASAJeffrey SheehyChief Engineer, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA
Michelle Munk-Principal Technologist for Entry, Descent, and Landing, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA Langley Research CenterMichelle MunkPrincipal Technologist for Entry, Descent, and Landing, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA Langley Research Center
James L. Reuter-Deputy Associate Administrator, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASAJames L. ReuterDeputy Associate Administrator, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA
Rich Antcliff-Chief Strategist, NASA Langley Research CenterRich AntcliffChief Strategist, NASA Langley Research Center
1400-1530Truth or Hype: Aerospace Workforce MythsRoom: Regency Ballroom Q
SESSION DESCRIPTION: For more than two decades, aerospace and defense (A&D) industry and government leaders have voiced urgency when it comes to matters of the workforce — how to transfer knowledge and expertise to a new generation, attracting and keeping a new generation of technology and innovation leaders, and reshaping what it means to be an A&D engineer. This panel will share what we have learned in the past five years on where we have succeeded in making changes, where challenges remain, and where we may be having trouble “hearing” what the data is telling us.
Carole Rickard Hedden (Moderator)-Executive Editorial Director, Aviation Week Executive IntelligenceCarole Rickard Hedden (Moderator)Executive Editorial Director, Aviation Week Executive Intelligence
Jim Adams-Strategy & Advisor, Aerospace and Defense, PwCJim AdamsStrategy & Advisor, Aerospace and Defense, PwC
1400-1700Exposition Hall OpenRoom: Windermere W-X
1530-1600Coffee BreakRoom: Windermere W-X
1530-1830Technical Sessions
1830-1930von Kármán Lecture in Astronautics Room: Windermere Y-Z
SESSION DESCRIPTION: Lecture Title: The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station: Unlocking the Secrets of the Cosmos
Samuel C. C. Ting-Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor of Physics,  Massachusetts Institute of TechnologySamuel C. C. TingThomas Dudley Cabot Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1930-2100Reception and Poster SessionRoom: Windermere W-X
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Wednesday

0730-0800Speakers' BriefingRoom: Session Rooms
0730-0800Coffee BreakRoom: Windermere Ballroom Foyer
0800-0930Plenary: Commercial PerspectivesRoom: Windermere Y-Z
Scott Fancher -Senior Vice President, Program Management, Integration & Development Programs, The Boeing Company Scott Fancher Senior Vice President, Program Management, Integration & Development Programs, The Boeing Company
0915-1600Exposition Hall OpenRoom: Windermere W-X
0930-1000Coffee BreakRoom: Windermere W-X
1000-1200Technical Sessions
1230-1400Lunch in the Exposition HallRoom: Windermere W-X
1400-1530Forum 360: Commercial Crew
Kathy Lueders (Moderator)-Manager, Transportation Integration Office, ISS Program, NASAKathy Lueders (Moderator)Manager, Transportation Integration Office, ISS Program, NASA
Benji Reed-Director, Crew Mission Management, SpaceXBenji ReedDirector, Crew Mission Management, SpaceX
John Mulholland-Vice President and Program Manager, Commercial Crew Program, The Boeing CompanyJohn MulhollandVice President and Program Manager, Commercial Crew Program, The Boeing Company
1400-1530Forum 360 - On-Orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing
Benjamin Reed-Deputy Division Director, Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office, NASA Goddard Space Flight CenterBenjamin ReedDeputy Division Director, Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Fred G. Kennedy-Deputy Director, TTO, DARPAFred G. KennedyDeputy Director, TTO, DARPA
Frank DeMauro-Vice President and General Manager, Advanced Programs Division, Space Systems Group, Orbital ATKFrank DeMauroVice President and General Manager, Advanced Programs Division, Space Systems Group, Orbital ATK
Steve Oldham-Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Development, Space Systems LoralSteve OldhamSenior Vice President, Strategic Business Development, Space Systems Loral
Justin Kugler-Director, Business Development, Made in Space, Inc.Justin KuglerDirector, Business Development, Made in Space, Inc.
Terri OTerri O'ConnellArchinaut Program Manager, Northrop Grumman
1400-1530Forum 360: Global Partnerships in Space Exploration and Innovation
SESSION DESCRIPTION: Panelists will share their unique perspectives on global partnerships.
Kenneth Hodgkins-Director, Office of Space and Advanced Technology, U.S. State Department (Moderator)Kenneth HodgkinsDirector, Office of Space and Advanced Technology, U.S. State Department (Moderator)
Simonetta Di Pippo-United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs Simonetta Di PippoUnited Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
JIANG Hui-China National Space Agency JIANG HuiChina National Space Agency
Awni Mohammad Al-khasawneh (Invited)-Royal Jordanian Geographic Center & Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education for Western Awni Mohammad Al-khasawneh (Invited)Royal Jordanian Geographic Center & Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education for Western
1530-1600Coffee BreakRoom: Windermere W-X
1530-1830Technical Sessions
1830-1930William H. Pickering LectureRoom: Windermere Y-Z
Edward C. Stone-David Morrisroe Professor of Physics; Vice Provost for Special Projects, California Institute of TechnologyEdward C. StoneDavid Morrisroe Professor of Physics; Vice Provost for Special Projects, California Institute of Technology
1945-2100An Evening of Astronaut Stories, presented by the AIAA FoundationRoom: Windermere Y-Z
SESSION DESCRIPTION: Join us for an inspiring and exciting evening as astronauts share their experiences from their missions in space. Participants will be able to interact with the astronauts and ask questions about their experiences living and working in space, their missions, and about the everyday mechanics of space life.
Sandy Magnus-Flew in space on STS-112, STS-126 and on the final shuttle flight, STS-135Sandy MagnusFlew in space on STS-112, STS-126 and on the final shuttle flight, STS-135
Chris Ferguson-Served as pilot on STS-115, commander of STS-126 and STS-135Chris FergusonServed as pilot on STS-115, commander of STS-126 and STS-135
Steve Frick-Served as a pilot on STS-110 and assigned to command crew of STS-122Steve FrickServed as a pilot on STS-110 and assigned to command crew of STS-122
Nicole Stott-Served as a flight engineer on ISS Expedition 20 and Expedition 21 and was a mission specialist on STS-128 and STS-133Nicole StottServed as a flight engineer on ISS Expedition 20 and Expedition 21 and was a mission specialist on STS-128 and STS-133
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Thursday

0730-0800Speakers' BriefingRoom: Session Rooms
0730-0800Coffee BreakRoom: Windermere Ballroom Foyer
0800-0930Plenary - Exploration Pioneers: A Langley Perspective on Past Challenges and Future SolutionsRoom: Windermere Y-Z
SESSION DESCRIPTION: Panel will discuss challenges they (or who they represent) faced, how they dealt with those challenges, and  how to project those challenges and solutions to today’s missions.
James R. Hansen-Professor of History and Director, The University Honors College, Auburn UniversityJames R. HansenProfessor of History and Director, The University Honors College, Auburn University
A. Thomas Young-Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin (Retired)A. Thomas YoungExecutive Vice President, Lockheed Martin (Retired)
Delma Freeman-Former Director, NASA Langley Research Center (2002-2003) (Retired)Delma FreemanFormer Director, NASA Langley Research Center (2002-2003) (Retired)
William Barry-Chief Historian, NASAWilliam BarryChief Historian, NASA
0930-1000Coffee BreakRoom: Meeting Room Foyer
1000-1030Commercial GEOINT Activity OverviewRoom: Bayhill 19
Kevin Ayers-Chief, Industry and User Engagement Division,  National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Kevin AyersChief, Industry and User Engagement Division, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
1000-1230Technical Sessions
1230-1400Forum Recognition LuncheonRoom: Windermere Y-Z
1400-1530Forum 360 - Launch Services Market in the 2020s
Speakers to be Announced-Speakers to be Announced
1400-1530Forum 360 - Analogue Research
Thomas Potts-Director, Medina Aquarius Project, Florida International UniversityThomas PottsDirector, Medina Aquarius Project, Florida International University
1400-1530Forum 360 - Five Frontiers in Planetary Exploration
SESSION DESCRIPTION: Five 15-minute presentations about key doors we have yet to open, followed by an open discussion with the audience. Our Misunderstood Sister – Learning how Venus works is critical to understanding how Earth evolved to host life, and to knowing whether rocky exoplanets in their stars’ habitable zones are faraway Earths or Venuses. Ice Giants – Most exoplanets are in the Neptune size range – much larger than Earth, but much smaller than Jupiter. To understand what we see across the galaxy, we need to learn how planets of this size work. Ocean Worlds – Beyond Earth, our solar system contains as many as a dozen other worlds shaped by liquid water. How – and how fast – will exploration solve the puzzle about how often life may arise independently in the cosmos?  Rewinding Solar System Evolution – The “music of the spheres” we see today may be quite unlike the original tune. Where can we find the clues that will let us untangle our own history? The Outer Limits – Only one-millionth of the solar system’s volume lies inside Pluto. How can we explore out into the fringe of our solar system, where the Sun is just a dim point of light barely holding its family against the tug of other stars?  
Brent Sherwood (Moderator)-Program Manager, Solar System Mission, NASA Jet Propulsion LaboratoryBrent Sherwood (Moderator)Program Manager, Solar System Mission, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Darby Dyar-Chair of Astronomy, Kennedy-Schelkunoff Professor of Astronomy, Mount Holyoke CollegeDarby DyarChair of Astronomy, Kennedy-Schelkunoff Professor of Astronomy, Mount Holyoke College
Terry Hurford-Planetary Scientist, NASA Goddard Spaceflight CenterTerry HurfordPlanetary Scientist, NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center
Mark Hofstadter-Planetary Scientist, NASA Jet Propulsion LaboratoryMark HofstadterPlanetary Scientist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Dan Britt-Director, Center for Lunar and Asteroid Surface Science, University of Central FloridaDan BrittDirector, Center for Lunar and Asteroid Surface Science, University of Central Florida
1530-1600Coffee BreakRoom: Meeting Room Foyer
1530-1830Technical Sessions
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