Autonomy Workshop Agenda

Updated: October 5, 2018

Note: Unless otherwise indicated, most of the workshop talks and panel discussions will be live streamed with Live Chat enabled.

 

Wednesday, October 10
Location: Newell-Simon Hall, Room 3305

7:30 Registration/pre-meeting Networking  
8:15 Welcome/Introductions Graham Mackintosh (BAERI/NASA)
8:25 Welcome to CMU David Wettergreen (CMU)
8:40 Message from NASA Leadership Thomas Zurbuchen (NASA)
9:00 NASA Programmatic Overview Michael Seablom (NASA)
9:10 Overview of Autonomy and AI Research at CMU Andrew Moore (CMU)
10:00 Keynote Speaker from Industry # Gur Kimchi (Amazon)
11:00 Group Photo  
11:15 Design Reference Mission (DRM) Definition Michael Seablom (NASA)
11:20 DRM Overview DRM Leads (5 minutes each)
12:00 Lunch  
13:00 Autonomy Overview Terry Fong (NASA)
13:30 Autonomy in NASA - Past/Present/Future Rob Manning (NASA JPL)
14:30 Networking Break  
14:45 Panel: Engaging and Innovating Through Collaboration: NASA/Industry/Academia Jenn Gustetic (NASA) - moderator
Bob Touchton (Leidos) 
John Thornton (Astrobotic) 
David Gump (Space Resources Consultant) 
16:00 Panel: Autonomy in the Wild: NASA/Industry/Academia Terry Fong (NASA) - moderator
Michael Wagner (Edge Case Research) 
David Wettergreen (CMU) 
Lute Maleki (Cruise Automation) 
Steve Chien (NASA) 
17:00 Student Lightning Talks  
17:10 Student Poster Session and Socializing  

Thursday, October 11
Location: Newell-Simon Hall, Room 3305, unless otherwise indicated

8:00 Welcome/recap/clarification of goals Michael Seablom (NASA)
8:30 Software Risk and Autonomy # Phil Koopman (CMU)
9:30 Goals of DRM Breakout Discussions Florence Tan (NASA)
9:35 DRM Breakout Discussions *#  
12:00 Lunch  
12:45 DRM Breakout Discussions *#  
14:30 Networking Break  
14:45 DRM Groups Report Out (15 minutes each)  
16:00 Break  
16:05 DRM Groups Report Out (15 minutes each)  
17:05 Closing Remarks Michael Seablom (NASA)
17:30 Demonstration of multiple autonomous flying vehicles at GHC 1101 #  

# Live streaming not available during these events

*Locations of DRM Breakout Discussions (all rooms are in Newell-Simon Hall):

  • Ocean Worlds - NSH 3001
  • Venus - NSH A507
  • Moon/Mercury - NSH 4513
  • Small Bodies - NSH 4119
  • Earth/Heliophysics - NSH 3305
  • Mars - NSH 1505
  • Astrophysics: In-space Assembly of Large Telescopes - NSH 1109