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|
|CisLunar EconoSphere (Moon Track)||David Dunlop, Ken Murphy|
|Commercial Space and Spaceports||Alex Saltman|
|Education and Outreach||Ryan Kobrick, Kevin Simmons|
|Export Control and ITAR||Patricia 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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