100YSS Members (Standard, Prime, and Professional) receive discounts off of symposium fees. Early Registration ends 31 July
Regular Registration ends 17 September.
Students must present ID at time of registration. When registering, use the code “STUDENT” in the ID field. Early Registration ends 31 July
Regular Registration ends 17 September.
100YSS is introducing Student Sponsorship packages – recognizing the importance of capturing and promoting the involvement of younger members and reinforcing 100YSS’s central principle of inclusion. We would like to extend a special offer to colleges and universities to assist their students in attending the 100 Year Starship 2014 Public Symposium in Houston, Texas. This year’s symposiumfocuses on emerging and cutting edge topics and mechanisms for deep dives in topics like – expanding our view of design, creating new pathways in education, understanding of human behavior and psychology, and cutting edge transportation. All of which lead to radical leaps in technology essential for not just interstellar travel, but life here on earth. Each package includes discounted pricing for registration, hotel, certain meals, Sci-Fi Night and the premier & screening of MAKERS: Women In Space. Package Pricing
- 6 Student Package: $5,000
- 10 Student Package: $7,000
- 14 Student Package: $10,000
For more information, contact Ms. Alires Almon, Symposium Organizer at symposium@100YSS.org.
Symposium Day Passes
If you can’t attend the whole symposium weekend, select a day pass option! Click Here to register for one of these passes.
Friday Day Pass: $239.00
Includes Friday Symposium Activities – Technical Tracks, 100YSS Opening Plenary, Friday Luncheon, Sci-Fi Night.
Saturday Day Pass: $239.00
Includes Saturday Symposium Activities – State of the Universe Panel, Trending Now Panel, 100YSS Classes, Radical Leaps, and Deep Dive Session, Saturday Luncheon. (does not include Accelerating Creativity event)
Sunday Day Pass: $120.00
Includes Symposium Activities – 100YSS Classes, Evolution to Interstellar Civilization Plenary, and final plenary.
Tickets and Special Offers
Public Purchase of Special Event Tickets
The public is welcome to attend special events at the 2014 Public Symposium. Symposium registrants can purchase tickets through registration tool.
Friday, 19 September
Perils of Futuring Workshop Luncheon Tickets
Experts from disparate fields discuss the problems of creating and maintaining a future vision. Identifying current and potential areas of inadequate knowledge, errors, blind spots, fixed beliefs, and shifting ground from a historical perspective sheds light on the path ahead for 100YSS. Space exploration and science/technology projects will be considered through the lens of Robert K. Merton’s “Unanticipated Consequences of Purposive Social Action” Moderated by Dr. Karl Aspelund.
Public/Guest Tickets for Science Fiction Stories Night (free for Symposium registrants)
$24 pre-order ($40 at the door)
Science Fiction Authors Panel and screening of movie classic “The Day the Earth Stood Still” (Original 1957).” Moderated by Jason D. Batt, four award winning authors discuss context, story and technology motivation. Featuring award-winning authors—Yoon Ha Lee, Les Johnson, Nisi Shawl, and Edward M. Lerner—book signings and a special screening of the originalThe Day the Earth Stood Still. Explore how science fiction helps researchers, engineers and society imagine radical leaps in technology and work through social crises. Noted authors, scientists and the audience discuss the importance of telling a compelling story as we create humanity’s future. The authors’ books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of River Oaks Bookstore of Houston. Then grab some popcorn (or choose from the many hors d’oeuvres available) and enjoy a special screening of the original The Day the Earth Stood Still that tells the haunting story of humanity’s first contact with extraterrestrial life when a visitor from the stars comes to Earth with a warning. The film is listed in many top films lists and the American Film Institute has placed it in the top ten films of all time.
Saturday, 20 September
Keynote Public Luncheon: Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth
Sid Meier’s Civilization is one of the most celebrated gaming franchises in the history of gaming. The latest instalment, Civilization: Beyond Earth explores all the aspects of intersteallar space travel – capability, morality, culture, and explores the idea of Plan B. 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.
Accelerating Creativity MAKERS: Women in Space Premier and Screening
A spectacular evening to celebrate the intersection of art and science centered around a premiere screening of the documentary MAKERS: Women In Space narrated by Jodie Foster and panel discussion documentary Director Michael Epstein with women pioneers in space and featuring Nichelle Nichols and , M.D.. It includes dinner, classical guitarist and dancing. Hosted by KUHT Executive Director and General Manager Lisa Shumate and moderated by Linda Lorelle.
$150 Accelerator Tickets
Includes event registration, special reception, and sponsorship of screening tickets for youth attendees.
$75 Event Registration Tickets
Includes documentary screening, dinner, and panel discussion.
$25 Young Adult Tickets (20 and under)
Only available with the purchase of an adult ticket.
Supershuttle Transportation Offer
To & from George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport
Hilton Americas and Surrounding Hotels.
Discount Valid Between: September 16th –September 22nd 2014
$2 OFF One way and $4 OFF roundtrip on share rides
$5 OFF One way and $10 OFF roundtrip on luxury vehicles
SuperShuttle if you book online!!
To book online go to: www.supershuttle.com and enter your discount
Use Code: X7JK8
Discount valid online only. GRATUITY NOT INCLUDED
NOTE: $2.00 BOOKING FEE will apply to reservations that are booked by a SuperShuttle agent.