10–12 July 2017
Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia

Detailed Program

Daily Agenda

Saturday-Sunday   Monday   Tuesday   Wednesday    

Saturday–Sunday, 8-9 July 2017

0800–1700 hrs  

Course:  TBD

0800–1700 hrs   Course: TBD
0800–1700 hrs   Course: TBD


Sunday, 9 July 2017

1730-1900 hrs   Student Reception 

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Monday, 10 July 2017

0730–0800 hrs   Speakers' briefing in technical session rooms
0800–0900 hrs   Welcome and Opening Plenary:  Military Propulsion Needs
  • Speakers to be Announced

0845–1600 hrs   Exposition Hall open (Hall open through lunch)
0900–0930 hrs   Networking Coffee Break in the Exposition Hall
0930–1200 hrs   Technical Sessions  
0930–1200 hrs

  Forum 360:  UAS Power Generation and Storage
  • Panelists to be Announced
1200–1330 hrs   Lunch 
1330–1500 hrs   Plenary:  Aircraft PropulsionWhat Will the Future Bring?
  • Mike Benzakein, Director, Propulsion and Power Center, Ohio State University(Moderator)
  • Dave Carter, Senior Vice President, Engineering, Pratt & Whitney
  • Stephane Cueille, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, SAFRAN
  • Eric Ducharme, General Manager, New Product Introduction, Engineering Operations, GE Aviation
  • Paul Stein, Director, Research and Technology, Rolls-Royce Corporation
1500–1530 hrs   Networking Coffee Break in the Exposition Hall 
1530–1800 hrs   Technical Sessions  
1530–1800 hrs

  Forum 360: MRO/Operations
  •  Panelists to be Announced

CASE Session:System Engineering Needs for Future Aerospace and Terrestrial Electrical Power Systems

1800-1930 hrs   All-Attendee Reception in Exposition Hall 
1930-2130 hrs   Rising Leaders Networking Event

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Tuesday, 11 July 2017

0730–0800 hrs   Speakers' briefing in technical session rooms
0800-0900 hrs

  Keynote  Plenary: NASA Aeronautics
  • Jaiwon Shin, Associate Administrator, Aeronautics Mission Directorate, NASA 

0845-1600 hrs   Exposition Hall open (Networking Coffee Break 0900-0930 hrs)
0900-1200 hrs   Technical Sessions  
0930-1200 hrs   Forum 360:Future of Electrified Aircraft Propulsion for Commercial Transports: Perspectives and Lessons Learned from Outside Aviation
    •  Panelists to be Announced

    1000-1130 hrs        Rising Leaders Speed Networking/Mentoring in Exposition Hall
    1200-1300 hrs   Networking Box Lunch in Exposition Hall (ticket required)
    1300–1430 hrs   Plenary: Presidential Transition
    • Speakers to be Announced
    1430–1500 hrs   Networking Break in the Exposition Hall  
    1500–1800 hrs   Technical Sessions 


    1500-1800 hrs  

    Forum 360:Transition from Expendable Launch Vehicles to Reusable Hypersonic Platforms

    • David Walker, Director, Office of Technology, Office of Naval Research (moderator)
    • Brad Tousley, Director, Tactical Technology Office, DARPA
    • Colin Tucker, Military Deputy, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, Technology, and Engineering, United States Air Force

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    Wednesday, 12 July 2017

    0730–0800 hrs   Speakers' Briefing in session rooms
    0800-0900 hrs   Plenary: Civil Space
    • William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations, NASA

    0845-1200 hrs   Exposition Hall Open (Networking Coffee Break 0900-0930 hrs)
    0900–1200 hrs   Technical Sessions 
    0930-1200 hrs   Forum 360: Planetary Surface Power
    • Lee Mason, Principal Technologist for Power and Energy Storage, Glenn Research Center, NASA (moderator)
    • Hoppy Price, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA
    • Michelle Rucker, Engineer, Johnson Space Center, NASA
    • Larry Traeger, Director, Advanced Power Systems, Aerojet Rocketdyne                      
    1200-1330 hrs   Recognition Luncheon (invitation required)
    1330-1500 hrs    Closing Plenary: Space Exploration Propulsion 
    • Julie Van Kleeck, Vice President of Space Programs, Aerojet Rocketdyne (moderator)
    • Michael Barrett, NASA
    1500-1800 hrs   Technical Sessions 


     1530-1800 hrs  

    Forum 360:Aerospace Energy Focus

    • Babu Chalamala, Manager, Energy Storage Technology and Systems, Sandia
    • Randy Furnas, NASA
    • Neil Garrigan, Executive Manager of Advanced Technology- Systems, Programs and Strategy,General Electric

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    Dates to Remember

    • Manuscript Deadline: 14 Jun 2017
    • Early Bird Reg Deadline: 19 Jun 2017
    • Cancellation Deadline: 26 Jun 2017

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