“FROM THE SUN TO THE EARTH”
Sponsored by SPACE Canada & the International Academy of Astronautics

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2009
8:00 AM Workshop Day 2 Opening – Plenary Session 2
This session will provide an overview of the results of Day 1 of the workshop, including its objectives, agenda, and logistics. The session will conclude with a charge to workshop participants for Day 2.

CO-CHAIRS: J. Mankins; N. Kaya
Several Catalytic Presentations will be made, plus some preliminary discussion of architecture level issues.
9:30 AM BREAK (Coffee & Snacks)
10:00 AM Finding the Path Forward for SPS: Challenges and Opportunities Breakout Sessions – Series B
This series of Sessions will focus on several of the most critical technology areas that are required to achieve economical solar energy from space for Earth, including Wireless Power Transmission, Power Generation and Management.
  Breakout Session B.1: Space Transportation for SPS
This Session will address SPS Supporting Systems concepts in the broad topic area of Space Transportation, including both low-cost Earth-to-Orbit Transport, as well as affordable In-Space Transport; the scope of discussion will comprise both figures of merit for this type of SPS supporting systems as well as identification of key technologies.

CO-CHAIRS: J. Howell / Gopalaswami
Selected Catalytic Presentations will be made, plus discussion of relevant systems/technology level issues.
  Breakout Session B.2: Advanced In-Space Operations: Assembly, Maintenance & Servicing
This Session will address SPS Supporting Systems concepts in the broad topic area of Advanced In-Space Operations, including in-space assembly, maintenance and servicing of SPS and related systems; the scope of discussion will comprise both figures of merit for this type of SPS supporting systems as well as identification of key technologies.

CHAIR: D. Bienhoff
Selected Catalytic Presentations will be made, plus discussion of relevant systems/technology level issues.
  Breakout Session B.3: SPS Policy and Regulatory Issues
This Session will examine various policy and regulatory issues involved in the development, deployment and operation of future Solar Power Satellites, including topics such as spectrum management and frequency allocation, international cooperation, and safety requirements.

CO-CHAIRS: P. Eckert / A.C. Charania
Selected Catalytic Presentations will be made, plus discussion of relevant systems/technology level issues.
12:30 PM LUNCH
1:30 PM Crossing Cutting Topics and Integration: Plenary Session
Plenary Session 4

This Session will involve discussions of various cross cutting topics that affect the potential future viability of Solar Power Satellites, as well as the integration of results for the IAA study. The session discussions will include technology assessments, markets, policy and regulatory matters and various non-SPS applications of space solar power systems and technologies. This Session will include discussions of technologies necessary to support the future deployment and operation of Solar Power Satellite concepts. The session discussions will include integrating results from earlier sessions during the workshop, and will attempt to frame the technology requirements and readiness levels, and technology risks for each of various SPS and supporting systems areas.

CO-CHAIRS: J. Mankins / N. Kaya
Several Catalytic Presentations will be made, plus discussion of issues raised during the workshop.
3:00 PM BREAK (Drinks & Snacks)
3:30 PM Workshop Closing Session – Plenary Session on Study Integration
This session will comprise three topics: (1) systems analysis; (2) the path forward; and, (3) the workshop summary and closing discussion.

CO-CHAIRS: J. Mankins; N. Kaya
4:30 PM END OF WORKSHOP

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September 8-10, 2009
Ontario Science Centre
Toronto, Canada
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Master of Ceremonies: Bob McDonald

Co-Chairs, IAA Study:
John Mankins & Nobu Kaya

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