Talk and Poster Submission
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(Keynote, PDF or Powerpoint files accepted)
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/au76w5pj4f2vff5/AABwv2vrCcaXFfg9gt3D_glZa?dl=0
 Poster specifications and logistics:
  • Size: No larger than 48" x 36"
  • We will provide clips and foam-boards to mount your poster
 


PROGRAM
First Day - Tuesday, May 16, 2017
 CHAIR: PierceDecadal + Superpressure
  
Start Time   End Time
Topic / Title Presenter Affiliation
8:50 AM
9:00 AM
Welcome and opening remarks Shaul Hanany                        
UMN
9:00 AM     9:25 AM Planning for the US decadal panel
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation  
Thomas Hams and Dave Pierce
NASA HQ
9:25 AM 9:50 AM   Superpressure balloon
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation   
Debora Fairbrother
NASA BPO
9:50 AM 10:10 AM Lessons learned from the 2016 COSI-SPB campaign
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Carolyn Kierans
US Berkeley
10:10 AM 10:40 AM Break


  CHAIR: BernasconiPower  
10:40 AM 11:00 AM Power systems design for long duration ballooning
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Christopher Field CSBF
11:00 AM 11:20 AM  Development in solar panels for ballooning
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Alain Chuzel
Sun Cat Solar
11:20 AM 11:40 PM
Power management simulations for long duration balloon flights
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Dean Schrage
Zin Technologies
11:40 PM 12:25 PM   Summary + Discussion (Moderator: Scott Wakely)


12:25PM  1:40 PM Lunch Break 

 CHAIR: FukeTelemetry  
1:40 PM 2:00 PM Telemetry options and future developments for long duration balloon science support
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Christopher Field
CSBF
 2:00PM 2:20 PM Software defined radios
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Herb Sims
MSFC
 2:20 PM 2:40 PM Demonstrator flight for a new CSA power & TMTC subsystem
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation   
Sebastien Lafrance
Canadian Space Agency
 2:40 3:00  PM A proposal for a non-real time telemetry ststem for the LSPE CMB mission
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Daniele Grosso
University of Genoa
 3:00 PM 3:30 PM Break 

 CHAIR: YoungWeather + Trajectories
  
3:30 PM 3:50  PM Metrological support in scientific ballooning
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Christopher Schwantes
CSBF
3:50 PM 4:10 PM Trajectories of long duration flights
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Christopher Geach
UMN
4:10 PM  4:30 PM    Analysis of Alaskan balloon campaigns
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Jamie Lehnen
Houston
4:30 PM 4:50 PM Sea recovery operation of scientific balloons in Japan
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Hideyuki Fuke
JAXA
4:50 PM 5:35 PM Summary + Discussion (Moderator: Eliot Young )    

Second Day - Wednesday, May 17, 2017
 Start Time    End Time
 Title  Presenter  Affiliation
 CHAIR:Pullen
New Approaches and Technologies
  
9:00 AM 
9:20 AM The Large Balloon Reflector (LBR)
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Steve Smith (Pietro Bernasconi) SWRI
9:20 AM 9:40 AM POLOCALC: POLarization Orientation CALibrator for Cosmology
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Federico Nati
Penn
9:40 AM 10:00 AM New load tape for balloons
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Hideyuki Fuke
JAXA
10:00 AM 10:15 AM Poster Review

10:15 AM 10:45  AM Break + Poster Session 

 CHAIR:Fairbrother
Attitude Control
  
10:45 AM 11:05 AM The NASA wallops arc second pointer (WASP) system
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
David Stuchlik
NASA /  BPO
11:05 AM 11:25 AM The STO-2 high precision and stability attitude control system
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Pietro Bernasconi
APL
11:25 AM 11:45 AM The performance of the pointing system during the recent flight of the E and B experiment (EBEX)
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Joy Didier
USC
11:45 AM 12:05 PM Demonstration of a long exposure, wide-field, sub-arcsecond pointing system for the Super Pressure Balloon platform
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Javier Romuladez
U Toronto
12:05 PM
1:35 PM Lunch Break


 CHAIR:OrrAttitude Control + Mechanical  
1:35 PM 1:55 PM PoGO+ pointing strategies and 2016 flight performance
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Mozsi Kiss
KTH
1:55 PM 2:15 PM Guidelines for gondola design and stress analysis
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Hugo Franco CSBF
2:15 PM 2:35 PM Mechanical design of the PMC-Turbo gondola
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Christopher Geach
UMN
2:35 PM 3:05 PM Break + Poster Session


 CHAIR:Eriksson    
Mechanical  
3:05 PM  3:25 PMChallenges in the design of lightweight, rigid, low-Q gondola frames
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Steven Li  Princeton
3:25 PM 3:45 PM  Mechanical, thermal, and optical dDesign of the 2.5 m BLAST-TNG telescope
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Nathan Lourie
Penn
3:45 PM 4:05 PM Light and stiff structure for the X-Calibur Telescope
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Banafsheh Beheshtipour UW St. Louis
4:05 PM 4:25 PM Torsional balloon flight line oscillations: comparison of modelling to flight data
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Francois Aubin
UMN
4:25 PM 5:10 PM Summary + Discussion (Moderator: Shaul Hanany)    

Third Day - Thursday, May 18, 2017
 Start Time    End Time
 Title Presenter  Affiliation
 CHAIR:Lafrance
 Thermal Design and Performance
  
9:00 AM 9:20 AM Balloon thermal model design parameters and sensitivities
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Doug Ferguson
Orbital ATK
9:20 AM     9:40 AM PILOT telescope optical alignment and thermo-mechanical behavior : from modeling to flight data
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Francois Pajot
CNRS
9:40 AM     10:00 AM Optical Performance Analyses for the 1-meter Optical Telescope for NASA GHAPS
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Brian Catanzaro
CFE Services
10:00 AM 10:20 AM The Flight Performance of the STO-2 Cooling System
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Pietro Bernasconi    
APL
10:20 AM 10:40 AM Break 

 CHAIR:GaskinOn Board Software + Electronics
  
10:40 AM 11:00 AM The software architecture and telemetry system of PMC-Turbo
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Carl Kjellstrand
Columbia U
11:00 AM 11:20 AM LabJack devices for long-duration ballooning
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Ian Lowe
Penn
11:20 AM 11:40 AM The deep space test bed (DSTB) facility for radiation studies
Link to:  Abstract; Presentation
Mark ChristI
NASA / MSFC
11:40 AM 12:25 PM
Summary + Discussion (Moderator: Jessica Gaskin)



Poster Presentations
Poster Titles
 Presenter  Affiliation
NASA Flight Opportunities Program Overvie
Link to:  Abstract; Poster
Paul De Leon NASA/Ames
The GUSTO Mission
Link to:  Abstract; Poster
Pietro Bernasconi APL
Analysis of Polar Balloon Trajectories
Link to:  Abstract; Poster
Arlo Johnson
Montana State University