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HUMANS TO MARS SUMMIT

Monday, May 6, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 5:00 PM

HUMANS TO MARS SUMMIT

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H2M Summit - Mars Landing Registration   more info Ended $195.00 $0.00
H2M Summit - Mars Landing Registration - Student   more info Ended $95.00 $0.00
PRESS REGISTRATION   more info Ended Free $0.00
VINT CERF LUNCH - INTERPLANETARY INTERNET - May 7th at Noon   more info Ended $45.00 $0.00
VINT CERF LUNCH - INTERPLANETARY INTERNET - May 7th at Noon   more info Ended $60.00 $0.00
Mars Day on Capitol Hill   more info Ended $15.00 $0.00
K-12 Educator Admission   more info Ended Free $0.00

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The Humans to Mars Summit (H2M)

 SEE CURRENT AGENDA HERE - h2m.exploremars.org/agenda

How can we land humans on Mars by 2030?  Join us at the Humans to Mars Summit (H2M) to learn ways in which this can happen.  Co-sponsored by Explore Mars, Inc. and the George Washington University Space Policy Institute, H2M will be held on May 6-8, 2013 at the Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University in Washington, DC.  H2M will be a comprehensive Mars exploration conference to address the major technical, scientific, and policy related challenges that need to be overcome to send humans to Mars by 2030. SEE AGENDA AND HOTEL DETAILS BELOW

 

H2M speakers:

 

General Charles Bolden (NASA: Administrator)

Buzz Aldrin (Apollo XI)

Rebecca Keiser (NASA: Associate Deputy Administrator)

John Grunsfeld (NASA: Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate)

William Gerstenmaier (NASA: Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate)

Doug McCuistion (NASA: Director, Mars Exploration Program)

James Garvin (NASA: Chief Scientist, Goddard Space Flight Center)

Penelope Boston (New Mexico Tech, Professor of Cave and Karst Science; Director, Cave and Karst Studies)

Andrew Chaikin (Author/Historian)

Professor Dominic Man-Kit Lam (Chairman, World Eye Organization)

Pascale Ehrenfreund (Space Policy Institute, GWU)

David Beaty (NASA JPL: Chief Scientist, Mars Exploration Directorate)

Miles O'Brien (PBS News Hour; Frontline)

Deborah Bass (NASA, JPL)

Meredith M. McKay (NASA: Deputy Director, Human Exploration and Ops Division, Office of International and interagency Relations)

Bret Drake (NASA JSC)

Chris McKay (NASA Ames)

Saralyn Mark (Innovative Health Applications, Physician Consultant/Advisor; NASA Chief Health and Medical Office)

Jennifer Heldmann (NASA Ames)

Joe Cassady (Aerojet: Executive Director, Advanced Programs Engineering)

John Karcz (NASA Ames)

Michael Raftery (Boeing: Director, ISS Utilization and Exploration)

Robert Braun (Georgia Tech; former NASA Chief Technologist)

Colleen Hartman (NASA; Deputy Center Director - Science, Operations, and Program Performance at Goddard Space Flight Center)

Humans to Mars Summit (H2M) DRAFT Agenda  

(Please note that times and exact topics listed in this agenda are likely to change prior to H2M)

May 6, 2013

8:00: Registration

8:45-9:00 - Welcome and Introductions

9:00-9:30 Keynote: Why Mars General Charles Bolden (NASA Administrator)

9:30-10:30 Human and robotic precursor missions (panel)

Moderator - Miles O'Brien (PBS News Hour; Frontline)

- John Grunsfeld (NASA: Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate)

- William Gerstenmaier (NASA: Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate)

10:45-11:45 -Humans to Mars: Science and Engineering  - Moderator Michele Gates  (NASA HQ)

11:45- 1:00 - Mars Science missions update (small panel) Moderator - Colleen Hartman (NASA)

Lunch

2:00-2:45 - Human Mars mission definition (requirements and issues) Bret Drake (NASA)

2:50-4:15 Mission architecture and transportation panel - Moderator: Mike Raftery (Boeing)

- Josh Hopkins (Lockheed Martin Co.)

- Doug Cooke (Cooke Concepts and Solutions; former NASA associate administrator of the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate)

4:15-4:30 - Break

4:30-5:30 - Living on Mars: Biomedical Challenges- Moderator: Saralyn Mark (Innovative Health Applications, Physician Consultant/Advisor; NASA Chief Health and Medical Office)

5:30-7:00 - Reception

Evening panel - The Art and Entertainment Community and Mars (panel)

- Professor Dominic Man-Kit Lam (Chairman, World Eye Organization)

May 7, 2013

9:00-9:45- Propulsion options (panel) - Moderator: Joe Cassady (Aerojet)

- Christian Carpenter (Aerojet)

- Vlad Hruby (Busek: President)

9:45-10:40: Speaker

11-12:30 - Entry, descent, and landing (panel) - Moderator: Robert Braun (Georgia Tech; former NASA Chief Technologist)

Lunch: Special Lunch - Grand Challenges and Prizes? (Separate admission)

2:00-5:00 - Breakout sessions

Room 1

Topic 1: ISRU/On surface power

Moderator: Laurent Sibille (NASA: Surface Systems Group, Kennedy Space Center)

Topic 2

Habitation & Life Support/Mobility & Space Suits

Room 2

Topic 1: H2M Science Objectives:  What, Why, How? 

Moderator -  Dave Beaty (NASA JPL: Chief Scientist, Mars Exploration Directorate)

Topic 2: Alternate Mars Precursor Robotic Missions

- Vlad Hruby (Busek: President)

- John Lanford (Aurora Flight Sciences: CEO)

Room 3

Mars Agriculture

Moderator: Penelope Boston (New Mexico Tech)

4:15-5:00 - Speaker

Evening - Special Dinner - VIP speaker (separate admission)

Plus - Alternate Tour of some DC facility

May 8, 2013

9:00-10:30: International cooperation (panel) - Moderator: Meredith M. McKay (NASA: Deputy Director, Human Exploration and Operations Division Office of International and Interagency Relations)

10:30-11:45: Congressional/policy discussion (panel)

11:45-12:30: Buzz Aldrin (Apollo XI Astronaut)

Lunch

2:00-3:30: Public Engagement:  Challenges in Communicating the Value of Mars (panel)

Moderator: Richard J. Phillips (President: Phillips and Co.)

3:45-4:30 - Closing Keynote

4:30: Reception

May 9, 2013

8:00 - Press Conference

10:00-3:00 Congressional Visits 

9:00-3:00 Visits to Washington, DC area schools

Hotel Block

We have reserved the special rate of $170 per night at the Holiday Inn near the Rosslyn Metro Station in Arlington, Virginia.  This is just one short Metro stop from conference venue (Foggy Bottom Metro Station).  Rooms are limited, so reserve your room soon.

To reserve your room, please tell the hotel that you are reserving your room under the block code: HTM

Holiday Inn

1900 North Fort Myer Drive

Arlington, VA

703-807-2000

Block Code: HTM

http://www.holidayinn.com/hotels/us/en/arlington/waswp/hoteldetail

 

 

 

 

Have questions about HUMANS TO MARS SUMMIT? Contact the organizer

When & Where

730 21st Street, NW
Washington, 20052

Monday, May 6, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 5:00 PM


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