DRAFT PROGRAM
First Day - Tuesday, May 16, 2017
 CHAIR: Decadal + Superpressure
  
 Start Time    End Time
 Topic / Title  Who  Affiliation
8:50    
9:00
Welcome and opening remarks Hanany                        
UMN
9:00     
9:30
Planning for the US decadal panel    
Hams
NASA HQ
9:30    
9:55     Superpressure balloon   
Fairbrother
NADA BPO
9:55 10:20
Lessons learned from the 2016 COSI-SPB campaign
Kieran
US Berkeley
10:20
10:50
Break


  CHAIR: Power  
10:50
11:15
Power systems design for long duration ballooning
Stilwell
CSBF
11:15 
11:40  
Development in solar panels for ballooning
Chuzel
Sun Cat Solar
11:40
12:05
Power management simulations for long duration balloon flights
Schrage
Zin Technologies
12:05
12:30   
Summary + Discussion (Moderator: )


12:30    1:45 Lunch Break 

 CHAIR: Telemetry  
1:45 2:05 Telemetry options and future developments for long duration balloon science support
Fields
CSBF
 2:05 2:25 Software defined radios
Sims
MSFC
 2:25 2:45  Demonstrator flight for a new CSA power & TMTC subsystem    
Lafrance
Canadian Space Agency
 2:45 3:05  A proposal for a non-real time telemetry ststem for the LSPE CMB mission
Grosso
University of Genoa
 3:05 3:35  Break 

 CHAIR: Weather + Trajectories
  
3:35 3:55  Metrological support in scientific ballooning
Schwantes
CSBF
3:55 4:15 Trajectories of long duration flights
Geach
UMN
4:15 
4:35     Analysis of Alaskan balloon campaigns
Lehnen
Houston
4:35 4:55
Sea recovery operation of scientific balloons in Japan
Fuke
JAXA
4:55 5:40  Summary + Discussion (Moderator: )    

Second Day - Wednesday, May 17, 2017
 Start Time    End Time
 Title  Who  Affiliation
 CHAIR: New Approaches and Technologies
  
9:00 
9:20
The Large Balloon Reflector (LBR)
Smith
SWRI
9:20
9:40
POLOCALC: POLarization Orientation CALibrator for Cosmology
Nati
Penn
9:40 10:00
New load tape for balloons
Fuke
JAXA
10:00
10:15
Poster Review

10:15 10:45  Break + Poster Session 

 CHAIR: Attitude Control
  
10:45 11:05 The NASA wallops arc second pointer (WASP) system
Stuchlik
NASA /  BPO
11:05 11:25
The STO-2 high precision and stability attitude control system
Bernasconi
APL
11:25
11:45
The performance of the pointing system during the recent flight of the E and B experiment (EBEX)
Didier
USC
11: 45
12:30
Demonstration of a long exposure, wide-field, sub-arcsecond pointing system for the Super Pressure Balloon platform Romuladez
U Toronto
12:30   1:45 
Lunch Break


 CHAIR: Mechanical  
1:45 2:10 Guidelines for gondola design and stress analysis Franco
CSBF
2:10 2:30 Mechanical design of the PMC-Turbo gondola Geach
UMN
2:30 2:50 Challenges in the design of lightweight, rigid, low-Q gondola frames Li
Princeton
2:50 3:20 Break + Poster Session


 CHAIR: Mechanical  
3:20
3:40 Mechanical, thermal, and optical dDesign of the 2.5 m BLAST-TNG telescope Lourie
Penn
3:40 4:00   
Light and stiff structure for the X-Calibur Telescope Banafsheh
UW St. Louis
4:00 4:20 Torsional balloon flight line oscillations: comparison of modelling to flight data Aubin
UMN
4:20 4:40 TBA


4:40 5:25
 Summary + Discussion (Moderator: )    

Third Day - Thursday, May 18, 2017
 Start Time    End Time
 Title  Who  Affiliation
 CHAIR: Tibor Kremic
 Thermal Design and Performance
  
9:00
9:25
Balloon thermal model design parameters and sensitivities Ferguson
Orbital ATK
9:25     
9:45
The flight performance of the STO-2 cooling system Bernasconi
APL
9:45    
10:05
TBA


10:05
10:25
TBA


10:25 10:45
Break 

 CHAIR: Pietro Bernasconi
 On Board Software + Electronics
  
10:45     11:05 The software architecture and telemetry system of PMC-Turbo Kjellstrand
Columbia U
11:05
11:25
LabJack devices for long-duration ballooning Lowe
Penn
11:25
11:45
The deep space test bed (DSTB) facility for radiation studies Christl
NASA / MSFC
11: 45
12:30
Summary + Discussion (Moderator: )


Poster Presentations
Poster Titles
 Who  Affiliation
Auroral Spectroscopy Alozie University of Houston
NASA Flight Opportunities Program Overview De Leon NASA/Ames
The GUSTO Mission Bernasconi APL
Analysis of Polar Balloon Trajectories Johnson
Montana State University
Wave Front Error Analysis Applied to Balloon-Borne Optical Telescopes Woodruff
Woodruff Consulting