Nuclear and Emerging

Technologies for Space 2017

Conference Schedule

The Conference Program is listed below. There will not be a printed program provided at the NETS-2017 conference please download the digital Program (NETS 2017 Program_FINAL (inc. abstracts) ).  for your reference. In addition to the digital program, an app will be provided for NETS-2017. Please see the instructions for downloading the app below:

 

Get our guide here: https://guidebook.com/g/nets2017 Android and iOS users:

   -Tap the “Download” button to download the free Guidebook app

   -Open Guidebook and you can find our “Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space 2017” guide

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Evening

  • Check-in and Conference Registration

 

Monday, February 27, 2017

Morning

  • Check-In and Conference Registration
  • Keynote Address: Ralph McNutt (Johns Hopkins University), Tracey Bishop (US Department of Energy)
  • Technical Sessions

Afternoon

  • Panel Session – Beyond the Decadal Study: Horizons for Nuclear-Powered Space Exploration
  • Technical Sessions

Evening

  • Reception Dinner, Sponsored by National Nuclear Laboratory, Speaker: Tim Tinsley (National Nuclear Laboratory)

 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Morning

  • Keynote Address: Charles Whetsel (Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
  • Technical Sessions

Afternoon

  • Panel Session – Future Applications of Small Spacecraft for Exploration Missions
  • Technical Sessions

Evening

  • Free

 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Morning

  • Keynote Address: Keith Stephenson (European Space Agency)
  • Technical Sessions

Afternoon

  • Plenary Session – Challenges in the Development and Deployment of Space Nuclear Power Systems
  • Technical Sessions

Evening

  • Banquet Dinner, Sponsored by Aerojet, Speaker: Chuck Tatro (Kennedy Space Center)

 

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Morning

  • Kennedy Space Center Tour – Bus departs hotel at 8:00 AM

Afternoon

  • Tour Ends – Unload bus at hotel at approximately 4:00 PM

 

NETS 2017 At-A-Glance