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September 20, 2014
George R. Brown Convention Center,
1001 Avenida De Las Americas, , Houston, TX 77010 United States
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Plenary Session 3 Saturday Keynote Lunch - TBD 100YSS Classes Plenary Session 4 Symposium Technical Track Session C Poster Session Accelerating Creativity Gala Event Find out more »
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2014 100YSS Public Symposium

September 18, 2014 @ 8:00 am - September 21, 2014 @ 12:00 pm
George R. Brown Convention Center,
1001 Avenida De Las Americas, , Houston, TX 77010 United States
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The Pathway to the Stars, Footprints on Earth theme still guides the focus of 100YSS's public symposium. It compels us to continue our journey and maintain our mission. Last year, our participants explored different avenues of fundamental research... Find out more »
8:15 am

100YSS Classes – Saturday

September 20, 2014 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am
George R. Brown Convention Center,
1001 Avenida De Las Americas, , Houston, TX 77010 United States
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Classes taught by 100YSS team members focus on basic/fundamental principles that underlie the capabilities of interstellar flight and help attendees build a great understanding of the 100YSS mission and challenges.  Classes are in the areas of Engineering, Astronomy and Space Sciences, Social Sciences, Policy Economics and Governance, Space Life Sciences, and Education. Find out more »
9:30 am

Expo Inspire!

September 20, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
George R. Brown Convention Center,
1001 Avenida De Las Americas, , Houston, TX 77010 United States
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Expo Inspire! is a one-of-kind hands on, interactive, learning experience for children of all ages, students and parents to explore science. Expo Inspire! Runs concurrently with the 100YSS Symposium activities. Find out more »

State of the Universe Plenary Session

September 20, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
George R. Brown Convention Center,
1001 Avenida De Las Americas, , Houston, TX 77010 United States
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Facilitated by Dr. Jill Tarter, PhD (Astronomer and Co-Founder of SETI Institute) a discussion of the latest finds in astronomy and space technology with Mason Peck, PhD. Former NASA chief Technology Officer and Cornell Professor of Engineering. Find out more »
10:30 am

Trending Now Plenary Session

September 20, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
George R. Brown Convention Center,
1001 Avenida De Las Americas, , Houston, TX 77010 United States
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Facilitated by Hakeem Oluseyi, PhD (Astrophysicist and Professor Florida Institute of Technology, TED Fellow) on a discussion of current issues or trends that may be instrumental in facilitating or stymying interstellar exploration.  Kurt Zatloukas, M.D. Professor of Medicine and Pathology Graz University, Austria; Amalie Sinclair, PhD on Outer Space Treaties and Policies in need of […] Find out more »
12:00 pm
35.00$

Keynote Luncheon: Sid Meier’s Civilization Beyond Earth

September 20, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
George R. Brown Convention Center,
1001 Avenida De Las Americas, , Houston, TX 77010 United States
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Sid Meier’s Civilization is one of the most celebrated gaming franchises in the history of gaming. Join the creators  and developers of the next installment of this award-winning game Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth. Interact with the team as they share the challenges of building a game for interstellar missions, exploration and colonization. Find out more »
1:30 pm

PLAN B – LIFE SCIENCES

September 20, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
George R. Brown Convention Center,
1001 Avenida De Las Americas, , Houston, TX 77010 United States
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2:30 pm

Radical Leaps Plenary Session

September 20, 2014 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
George R. Brown Convention Center,
1001 Avenida De Las Americas, , Houston, TX 77010 United States
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A look at cutting edge research applied to interstellar research. Dr. Peter Swan talks about Space Elevators, Dr. Amalie Sinclar, guides us through the revitalization of space policy. This panel is followed by Deep Dive workshops which includes our Steampunk speaker, Dr. Mike Pershon.  Find out more »
3:00 pm

Deep Dive Workshops

September 20, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
George R. Brown Convention Center,
1001 Avenida De Las Americas, , Houston, TX 77010 United States
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Independent two-hour workshops making deep dives into subject matter from the symposium – Space Elevator, updating Space Treaties and Policy, Designing Interstellar Capabilities through Steampunk Technology. Find out more »
6:00 pm
$75.00

Accelerating Creativity – MAKERS: Women In Space

September 20, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
George R. Brown Convention Center,
1001 Avenida De Las Americas, , Houston, TX 77010 United States
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Enjoy the intersection of art and science in the 100YSS Accelerating Creativity event.  This year we partnered with MAKERS to bring your a screening of MAKERS: Women In Space.  Narrated by Jodie Foster, WOMEN IN SPACE traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program from the early 1950’s to the present day and beyond. […] Find out more »
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