Program Schedule

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5729. Space Exploration
Join a panel of aeronautics experts in discussing the current state of space and what's coming next. Moderated by Arlene Busby.
Chris Butler, Melora Larson, Arlene Busby, Alfred Nash, John Paterson
FRI 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm, Pacific Coast 3

5750. Apollo Missions
Our panel will discuss the history of this important chapter in human space exploration, up to the Moon landings and Apollo-Soyuz mission. What have we learned? What did we learn that we expected to learn, and what were some surprises? Moderated by Timothy G Cassidy-Curtis.
Arlene Busby, Chris Butler, Timothy G. Cassidy-Curtis, Alfred Nash, John Paterson
FRI 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm, Pacific Coast 3

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5777. We Know the Future: Data Collection and Human Behavior
From "Don't Be Evil" (Ha!) to "Minority Report," from Palantir to the Eye of Sauron, from Princess Ozma's Magic Picture to the Telescreens of 1984, science fiction and fantasy (and real life) have always had devices and methods for learning stuff about people. We will examine these methods, and discuss their advantages and drawbacks. Moderated by Victor Frost.
Alfred Nash, Ashish Mahabal, Victor Frost, Tad Daley
SAT 10:00 am - 11:15 am, Pacific Coast 3

5807. Getting the Science Right
The importance of accuracy. Moderated by James C. Glass.
Alfred Nash, Arthur Sellers, James C. Glass,
SAT 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm, Pacific Coast 3

5828. James Webb Telescope
What it is and what it can do? Could it make any game-changing discoveries? Can we extend its life, like the Hubble scope's life might be extended? What's the next step? Moderated by G. David Nordley.
Alfred Nash, Chris Butler, G. David Nordley, Melora Larson, Varoujan Gorjian_PhD
SAT 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm, Pacific Coast 3