CONTACT XXVIII  MARCH 21-23 2014

- Thursday, March 20 - The Domain Hotel Apex Room

  8:00 pm -10:00 pm    Early Registration

- Friday, MARCH 21 - The Seti Institute

  8:30    Registration
  9:30    CONTACT Welcome - Joel Hagen
  9:45    SETI Welcome - Seth Shostak
10:00    Bill Boruki - "Kepler's Exoplanet Discoveries"
10:40    Rob McCann - "How Common is Intelligent life in the Universe?
              What Kepler's Really Telling Us"
11:15    Gerald Nordley - "The Human Invasion: A Scenario for Visitation of an
              Extrasolar Planetary System"
12:00    Lunch

01:30     Allen Taylor- "Travel to the Nearest Stars within a Human Lifetime"

  2:00    Penny Boston - "The Pattern of the Beast: Are There Universal
              Biosignatures?"
  2:30    David Morrison - "How to Search for Life on Other Worlds"
  2:30    Break
  3:30     Bruce Damer - "The Genesis Engine: A New World in the
              Quest for Life's Origins"
  4:00    Chris Ford - "New Models of Reality: What is Really Real?"
  4:30    Bill Clancey - "Why It's Okay to Say We Take Pictures on Mars for
              Fun, and Why We Must Say It More"
  5:00    Seth Shostak - Tour of SETI
  5:00    Bruce Damer - Spaceship Ideas

  6:00    Dinner - On Your Own

  8:30 on - Gathering at Domain Hotel Hospitality Suite 301

- SATURDAY, MARCH 22 - The Domain Hotel

   9:00    Jim Pass - Coordinator "Social Science Space Education and
              Research Panel"(With Jim Pass, Kathleen D. Toerpe, & Jim Funaro)
10:00    Jim Funaro - "On the Origins and Future of Love"
10:30    Break
11:00    Seth Shostak - "Looking for the Galaxy s Best and Brightest"
11:30    William R. Kramer - "Giving Voice to the Extraterrestrial --
              Providing legal standing to the unknown"

12:00    Lunch

  1:30    Jim Funaro, Organizer - "The Critters of CONTACT: A panel"
              (With Jim Funaro, Joel Hagen, Gerald Nordley and
              Israel Zuckerman)
  2:30   Kathleen Toerpe - "Creating a Contact-Ready Earth"
  3:00   Break
  3:30   Pat McEwen - "Possible Solutions to Global Warming "
  4:00   Jeroen Lapre - "Stories of the Dome"
  4:30   Joseph Buchman - "Highlights and Initial Conclusions
              of The 2013 Citizen Hearing on Disclosure"

  5:00   Art Show & Reception
  6:00   Banquet
  8:00   Keynote Speaker: Chris McKay - "Mars, what else?"

  9:00 on - Gathering at the Domain Hotel Hospitality Suite


- SUNDAY, March 23 - The Domain Hotel


  9:00    Peter Jenniskens - Chelyabinsk Meteorite Expedition
10:00    COTI for Us: Panel (With Team Alpha and Team Omega)
12:00    Hotel Check Out

12:00    Lunch

  1:30    Contact! (Plus discussion)
  3:00    Closing Remarks - Jim Funaro


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