Program Sessions and Chair

ISDC covers several broad areas of study related to building a spacefaring civilization, including transportation to and through space, technology needed to live and work in space, spin-off technology, and Earth-based activities to advocate for or educate others about space development. The following is a list of current ISDC 2012 Program Sessions and Tracks. A list of current, preliminary daily schedule at a glance, can be found here.

Attention NASA/NSS Space Settlement Design Contest presenters. If you are selected to make an oral presentation, please see your NSS Liaison (Lynne Zielinski) during the conference to find out when you are presenting. Information will be posted ISDC for Student Competitions to prepare you for the conference.

Plenary, Featured Session and Track Name Chair / Co-Chairs
Asteroid Panel
CisLunar EconoSphere (Moon Track) David Dunlop, Ken Murphy
Commercial Space and Spaceports Alex Saltman
Education and Outreach Ryan Kobrick, Kevin Simmons
Export Control and ITARPatricia Cooper
Government Procurement for Space Dan Walt
International Space Michael Simpson
Living in Space Sherry Bell
Mars Chris Carberry, Blake Ortner
Mission Development Forum Gary Barnhard
NSS Heritage Panel Paul Damphousse
Space Business Clifford McMurray, Michael Verhulst
Space Investment Summit Laurie Wiggins, Mark Lorimer
Student Tracks - Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS)Brent Justice
Space Settlement (AIAA) Anita Gale, Ram Ramachandran
Space Solar Power John Mankins, Jeffrey Liss
Transhumanism and Human Space Exploration Karen Mermel, Natasha Vita-More

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