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

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Sunday, 10 September-Monday, 11 September, 2017

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, 11 September, 2017

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, 12 September, 2017

0715-0745Speakers' BriefingRoom: Session Rooms
0715-0745Coffee BreakRoom: Windermere Ballroom Foyer
0745-0815Opening KeynoteRoom: Windermere Y-Z
Robert M. Lightfoot Jr.-Acting Administrator, NASARobert M. Lightfoot Jr.Acting Administrator, NASA
0815-0945Dealing with Complex Systems: How the Pendulum Has Swung from Apollo Through Today Room: Windermere Y-Z
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 Dress (Moderator)-Associate Director for Space Technology and Advanced Development Programs, NASA Langley Research CenterDavid 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, Flight Projects and Mission Success, NASA Jet Propulsion LaboratoryRichard CookAssociate Director, Flight Projects and Mission Success, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
COL Walt Cunningham-Apollo 7 Astronaut and U.S. Marine Corps (ret.)COL Walt CunninghamApollo 7 Astronaut and U.S. Marine Corps (ret.)
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
0930-1230Exposition Hall OpenRoom: Windermere W-X
0945-1015Networking Coffee BreakRoom: Windermere W-X
1000-1500Generation 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.

1015-1245Technical Sessions
1230-1400Rising Leaders in Aerospace: Propelling Us Forward: Growing Diversity in the Aerospace SectorRoom: Bayhill 25-26
SESSION DESCRIPTION: 

Despite making major advances in recent years, the aerospace sector still struggles with diversity, as many groups which comprise a large portion of the US labor force only account for a small fraction of the aerospace workforce. This panel will provide perspectives on the role of diversity in STEM fields and how creating a diverse workforce can propel technological innovation.  Panelists will also discuss efforts and best practices for closing the gap in STEM fields for minorities and women. Panelists will share their personal commitment, experiences, and activities related to growing diversity in the workforce as well as the efforts of their associated organizations.

Boxed lunches will be available for the first 70 young professionals who attend.

Sofia Russi (Moderator)-Denmar Technical ServicesSofia Russi (Moderator)Denmar Technical Services
Jaymee Del Rosario-International Metal SourceJaymee Del RosarioInternational Metal Source
Anna Marie McGowan-NASA Langley Research CenterAnna Marie McGowanNASA Langley Research Center
Melissa Sampson-United Launch Alliance, LLCMelissa SampsonUnited Launch Alliance, LLC
1245-1400Lunch Break
1330-1430Truth 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.

Joe Anselmo (Moderator)-Editor-in-Chief, Aviation Week & Space TechnologyJoe Anselmo (Moderator)Editor-in-Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology
Dale Ketcham- Chief of Strategic Alliances, Space FloridaDale Ketcham Chief of Strategic Alliances, Space Florida
Lauren Smith-Program Manager, NG Next, Northrop Grumman CorporationLauren SmithProgram Manager, NG Next, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Jim Adams-Strategy & Advisor, Aerospace and Defense, PwCJim AdamsStrategy & Advisor, Aerospace and Defense, PwC
Carole Rickard Hedden (Moderator)-Executive Editorial Director, Aviation Week Executive IntelligenceCarole Rickard Hedden (Moderator)Executive Editorial Director, Aviation Week Executive Intelligence
1400-1530Forum 360 - Transformation of the Space CoastRoom: Regency Ballroom P
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 Wing, Patrick Air Force Base Colonel Z. Walter JackimVice Commander, 45th Space Wing, Patrick Air Force Base
1400-1530Forum 360 - NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate Strategic FrameworkRoom: Regency Ballroom O
SESSION DESCRIPTION: 

NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) is developing a Strategic Implementation Plan which incorporates inputs from the NASA technology roadmaps and provides a unified vision and strategic framework for space technology aimed at the next 25 years and beyond. STMD’s strategy continues to focus on high-impact technology investments that will enable transformative space technologies that will serve future needs, produce demonstrable benefits, and leverage capability advances outside of, as well as within, traditional disciplines.
Analysis of global trends has led STMD to identify overarching drivers, referred to as Mega-Drivers, which will shape the development of space technology in the coming years: These Mega-Driver global trends will further influence how STMD will invest future resources as defined by six new Strategic Thrusts.  Shaped by both the Agency strategic plan and the tactical needs, these Strategic Thrusts constitute a vision for the future of space technology investments. This panel will unveil key aspects of the new draft Strategic Framework and solicit community feedback. 

Stephen Jurczyk (Moderator)-Associate Administrator, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA Stephen Jurczyk (Moderator)Associate Administrator, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA
Richard Antcliff-Chief Strategist and Special Assistant to the Director for Regional Economic Development, NASA Langley Research CenterRichard AntcliffChief Strategist and Special Assistant to the Director for Regional Economic Development, NASA Langley Research Center
Trudy Kortes-Program Executive, Technology Demonstration Missions, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASATrudy KortesProgram Executive, Technology Demonstration Missions, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA
Michelle Munk-Principal Technologist, Entry, Descent, and Landing, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA Langley Research CenterMichelle MunkPrincipal Technologist, 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
Jeffrey Sheehy-Chief Engineer, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASAJeffrey SheehyChief Engineer, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA
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, 13 September, 2017

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
Tim Gasparrini-Commercial Civil Space Line of Business Deputy, Vice President and Program Manager, Weather and Remote Sensing, Lockheed Martin Space Systems CompanyTim GasparriniCommercial Civil Space Line of Business Deputy, Vice President and Program Manager, Weather and Remote Sensing, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Rob Meyerson-President, Blue OriginRob MeyersonPresident, Blue Origin
0915-1600Exposition Hall OpenRoom: Windermere W-X
0930-1000Coffee BreakRoom: Windermere W-X
1000-1230Technical Sessions
1000-1230NewSpace Business Plan CompetitionRoom: Regency Q
SESSION DESCRIPTION: 

 

The Center for Space Commerce and Finance's (CSCF) NewSpace Business Plan Competition has awarded over $350,000 to start-ups and expanding firms in support of the commercialization of space. Apply today to take part in this Shark-Tank-style regional event. Finalists will have a total of 14 minutes to present their plan and answer probing questions from the panel of judges, and the opportunity to win $2,500. More information is here.

 

 

1230-1400Lunch in the Exposition HallRoom: Windermere W-X
1400-1530Forum 360: Commercial CrewRoom: Regency Ballroom O
Kathy Lueders (Moderator)-Program Manager, Commercial Crew Program, NASAKathy Lueders (Moderator)Program Manager, Commercial Crew 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 ManufacturingRoom: Regency Ballroom Q
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, Tactical Technology Office, DARPAFred G. KennedyDeputy Director, Tactical Technology Office, 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
Trudy Kortes (Moderator)-Program Executive, Technology Demonstration Missions, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASADemonstration Missions Program Executive, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA (Moderator)Trudy Kortes (Moderator)Program Executive, Technology Demonstration Missions, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASADemonstration Missions Program Executive, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA (Moderator)
Al Tadros-Vice President, Space Infrastructure and Civil Space, Space Systems LoralAl TadrosVice President, Space Infrastructure and Civil Space, Space Systems Loral
1400-1530Forum 360: Global Partnerships in Space Exploration and Innovation Room: Regency Ballroom P
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-Director, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs Simonetta Di PippoDirector, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Jiang Hui -China National Space Agency Jiang Hui China National Space Agency
Awni Mohammad Al-khasawneh-Royal Jordanian Geographic Center & Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education for Western AsiaAwni Mohammad Al-khasawnehRoyal Jordanian Geographic Center & Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education for Western Asia
Masazumi Miyake -Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)Masazumi Miyake Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
1530-1600Coffee BreakRoom: Windermere W-X
1530-1830Technical Sessions
1600-1830Rising Leaders in Aerospace Speed Mentoring and ReceptionRoom: Bayhill 29-30
SESSION DESCRIPTION: 

Accomplished members of corporations and AIAA will be taking time to meet with the Rising Leaders participants and share their experiences. This event is a great way to get insight from top-level officials and make some great new contacts. And, maybe, they will end up being a mentor for more than just the 15 minutes at this event.

 

Continue your conversations and networking at the reception which will immediately follow. Take time to socialize with your fellow young professionals who are also attending the conference. Having just participated in the speed mentoring, you’ll definitely have at least one thing in common. Don’t miss this rewarding opportunity.

1830-1930William H. Pickering Lecture - The Voyager Journey to Interstellar SpaceRoom: Windermere Y-Z
SESSION DESCRIPTION: 

Launched forty years ago on journeys of exploration to Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, the two Voyager spacecraft revealed a solar system of surprising diversity that greatly changed our view of planets and moons.  They have since continued their journeys far beyond the planets as they searched for the edge of heliosphere, the giant bubble of supersonic wind streaming outward from the sun.

Outside the bubble lies interstellar space, the space between the stars that contains the magnetic field of the Milky Way and matter from the explosion of supernovas.  After a thirty-five year journey taking it eighteen billion kilometers from the sun, Voyager 1 became the first human-made object to enter interstellar space where it found galactic cosmic rays are more than four times as intense as observed at Earth.  In the next several years Voyager 2 may join Voyager 1 in exploring nearby interstellar space.

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
1900-2000Tweet UPRoom: Lobby Bar, Hyatt Regency Orlando
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
Winston Scott-Served as a mission specialist on STS-72  and STS-87 and logged a total of 24 days, 14 hours and 34 minutes in space, including three spacewalks totaling 19 hours and 26 minutes Winston ScottServed as a mission specialist on STS-72 and STS-87 and logged a total of 24 days, 14 hours and 34 minutes in space, including three spacewalks totaling 19 hours and 26 minutes
Tony Antonelli-Served as pilot of STS 119 and STS 132Tony AntonelliServed as pilot of STS 119 and STS 132
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Thursday, 14 September, 2017

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 Corporation (Retired)A. Thomas YoungExecutive Vice President, Lockheed Martin Corporation (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
1000-1200SGAC Presents: Shaping the Future of Space, an interactive event for students and young professionalsRoom: Bayhill 25
SESSION DESCRIPTION: 

The Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) is a global organization whose mission is to bring the views of the next generation of space leaders to the highest levels of the space sector, including the United Nations.  Learn about how you can get involved in this international professional organization and hear from three young professionals about how this significantly impacted their careers in aerospace!  

This presentation will be followed by an interactive workshop where you will engage with fellow young professionals in discussions about the future of the space sector, in light of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Outer Space Treaty, and formulate ideas regarding what the next 50 years of space exploration should look like. This forum will enable both excellent networking and also a unique opportunity to hear the perspectives of your global space colleagues. No specific prior knowledge or experience is required - and introduction to the Outer Space Treaty will be provided prior to discussions commencing.  Grab a cup of coffee, bring an open mind and be ready to engage with your peers in the space sector! 

1000-1230Technical Sessions
1230-1400Forum Recognition LuncheonRoom: Windermere Y-Z
1400-1530Forum 360 - U.S. Launch Vehicles in the 2020sRoom: Regency Ballroom Q
Chris Deel-Director, Advanced Programs and Chief Architect, United Launch AllianceChris DeelDirector, Advanced Programs and Chief Architect, United Launch Alliance
Albert Sierra-Chief, Flight Projects Office, Launch Services Program, NASAAlbert SierraChief, Flight Projects Office, Launch Services Program, NASA
Darren Bedell-Launch Services Development and Risk Manager, NASADarren BedellLaunch Services Development and Risk Manager, NASA
1400-1530Forum 360 - Analogue ResearchRoom: Regency Ballroom P
Thomas Potts-Director, Medina Aquarius Program, Florida International UniversityThomas PottsDirector, Medina Aquarius Program, Florida International University
1400-1530Forum 360 - Five Frontiers in Planetary ExplorationRoom: Regency Ballroom O
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 and Kennedy-Schelkunoff Professor of Astronomy, Mount Holyoke CollegeDarby DyarChair and 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
Daniel Britt-Director, Center for Lunar and Asteroid Surface Science, University of Central FloridaDaniel 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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