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2014 Program

 

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November 18, 2014

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Workshop Registration & Check In

12:45 p.m. Welcome & Announcements Raymond Sedwick
University of Maryland
1:00 p.m. Keynote – Historical Aspects of Debris Creation Don Kessler
Retired NASA
1:30 p.m. Keynote – The role of the FAA in Orbital Debris Mitigation and Collision Avoidance Michael Romanowski
Director, Commercial Space Integration
Federal Aviation Administration
2:00 p.m. Panel 1 – Policy and Security Issues

Moderator: Brian Weeden
Secure World Foundation

3:30   Break
3:45 p.m. Panel 2 – Technology Issues

Moderator: Marshall Kaplan
University of Maryland

5:30  Adjourn
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Opening Reception

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November 19, 2014

7:00 a.m. - 7:55 a.m.

Continental Breakfast and Workshop Registration & Check In

7:55 a.m. Welcome & Announcements Raymond Sedwick
University of Maryland
8:00 a.m. Keynote – Treaty and Legal Issues

James Dunstan
Mobius Legal Group

8:30 a.m. Panel 3 – Debris Threats to Spaceflight and National Security

Moderator: Greg Orndorff
SGT, Inc.

10:00  Break
10:30 a.m. Panel 4 – Debris Field Modeling and Simulation

Moderator: Lauri Newman
NASA

12:00 p.m. Lunch with Speaker – Perspectives on News Coverage of Orbital Debris Over the Decades

Leonard David
Lifelong Space Journalist

1:30 p.m. Keynote – Special Issues at Geostationary Altitude

Bryan Benedict
Intelsat General

2:00 p.m. Panel 5 – Current Practices and Active Research

Moderator: Roger Thompson
Aerospace

3:30  Break
4:00 p.m. Panel 6 – Remediation Architectures and Technologies

Moderator: Gordon Roesler
DARPA

5:30  Adjourn
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Dinner with Speaker – Chicken Little was Right: Space Debris, Asteroid Impacts, and Popular Culture

Roger Launius
Assoc. Director, Collections & Curatorial Affairs
National Air and Space Museum

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November 20, 2014

7:00 a.m. - 7:55 a.m.

Continental Breakfast and Registration

7:55 a.m. Welcome Raymond Sedwick
University of Maryland
8:00 a.m. Keynote – Space Policies and Priorities

Brian Weeden
Secure World Foundation

8:30 a.m. Panel 7 – Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Moderator: Charles Miller
NexGen Space LLC

10:00  Break
10:30 a.m. Panel 8 – Orbital Debris Research Priorities

Moderator: Raymond Sedwick
University of Maryland

12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

Marshall Kaplan
University of Maryland

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