Key Dates

Abstract submission open

January 15,2021

Registration opens

March 1, 2021

Abstract submission closed

NEW EXTENSION to April 12, 2021

11th Joint PTMSS/SRR     

June 8-11, 2021

 Program
    at a glance

 

Tuesday June 8

Tuesday June 8

Welcome & opening remarks

Global Perspectives

Commercialization

Roundtable

B2B Evocati Resources

Wednesday June 9

Prospecting

Asteroids/Simulants

Simulants

Roundtable

B2B McEwen Mining TBC

Thursday June 10

Extraction and Processing

Lightning Talks

Lunar Construction

Roundtable

B2B TBD

Friday June 11

Infrastructure

Moon to Mars

Closing Remarks

 

 Detailed Program
all times are EDT

Tuesday June 8 EDT

Welcome and opening remarks

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Opening Remarks - Dale Boucher, Angel Abbud-Madrid

Marc Serre Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources

Melanie Campbell Director, Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan Secretariat, Natural Resources Canada

Mary Preville Vice-President, Space Program Policy, Canadian Space Agency 

Lightning talks at 3-5 min each:

Minh On, A/Deputy Director, Strategic Policy Division, Lands and Minerals Sector, Natural Resources Canada
Estelle Balevi, Industrial Technology Advisor, National Research Council
Colleen Mapendere, Global Affairs Canada

Patrick Juneau, Transport Canada

Michele Rae, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Martin Picard, Canadian Space Agency

Q&A lightning talks

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Global Perspectives 

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Outcome Of The International In Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) Gap Assessment For      Exploration. - Gerald Sanders

The European Space Resources Innovation Centre – ESRIC-Mathius Link

Overview of NASA ISRU Development Plans-Gerald Sanders

Synergetic Material Utilization – Combining ISRU and ECLSS- Paul Zabel

International Outer Space Law and the Mining of Space Resources: Ambiguities and Opportunities- Oosterveld & Steyn

Space Mining And The Evolution Of International Space Law-de Zwart/Henderson

A Deep Dive Into Nasa’s 3d Printed Habitat Challenge: Exploring How Prize Challenges

Complement An Organization’s Innovation Efforts.-AdemirVrolijk

Lunch
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Commercialization

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Encouraging Private Sector Investment into Lunar Surface Capabilities- Thomas Colvin

Lockheed Martin’s Vision for the Lunar Water Economy- Adam Marcinkowski

Canada’s Advantage for Administering Space Resources Exploration and Extraction- Joe Hinzer

Integrated Lunar prospecting methods by commercial operators- Jeff Plate

Business Case for Lunar Ice Mining - George. Sowers

Resource Assessment Methods, Application for Terrestrial and Lunar Assessments- Joshua Coyan

CEMI's 'Innovation for Mining' Network for Extreme Conditions -Doug Morrison

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Roundtable

B2B Evocati Resources
by appointment only

end of day

Wednesday June 9 EDT

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Prospecting

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Refining The Concept Of USGS Lunar Resource Assessments.- Laszlo Keszthelyi

Insights on Geological Deposit Modelling on Lunar Water and Volatile Deposits- Jeff Plate

An Overview of the Lunar Water ISRU Measurement Study (LWIMS).- Julie Kleinhenz

Prospecting, Extraction, and Processing of Lunar Resources utilizing Swarms of Lunar Outpost’s Mobile Autonomous Prospecting Platform (MAPP) Rovers- Justin Cyrus

Multispectral Imager With Active Illumination For Resource Prospecting With A Lunar Micro-Rover- Jayshri Sabarinathan

Determining Volatile Content and Geotechnical Properties using a Percussive Hot Cone Penetrometer and Ground Penetrating Radar- Paul van Susante

An Evaluation Of The Water On The Illuminated Moon As An In-Situ Resource- Karl Hibbitts

Lunar Water Ice as an Oasis or Mirage: What Does the Latest Science Tell Us?.- Kevin Cannon

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Asteroids/Simulants

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Asteroid Bennu: The First And Best Target For An Asteroid Mining Demonstration Mission.

-Cameron Dickenson

An Asteroid Regolith Database for ISRU- Amara Graps

Space Resources In Chondritic Asteroids: Insights From Chondrite Meteorites- Cosette Gilmour

Optimised Low-Thrust Round-Trip Trajectories To Thousands Of Ultra-Low Delta-V Isru Targets

Robert Jedicke

Asteroid Provided In-Situ Supplies (Apis ™) Mission Architecture And Progress- Joel Sercel

Current Research in Soil Seals, Water Stability and Simulant Behaviors (fundamental regolith handling and transport)Diane Linne

Thermal Properties Of Lunar Material In Permanently Shadowed Regions- Robert Macke

Lunch

Simulants

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Nasa LSII Lunar Simulant Project-John Gruener

Regolith Simulant Report Cards: A User Friendly Simulant Certification System.- Sarah Deitrick

Creation, Methodology, and Applications of High Fidelity Simulated Lunar Agglutinates-  Christian Sipe

Comparison of NASA Lunar and Martian Landing Sites: Shear Strength Properties of Lunar Highlands (LHS-1) and Mars Jezero Crater (JEZ-1) Simulants- Jared Long-Fox

Mechanical Behavior Of Regolith- Masami Nakagawa

Dusty Lunar Surface Simulation Project. - Thomas Viviano

Utilizing Anorthosite As A Lunar Simulant And To Make Co2 Free Cement And Waste Free Alumina 

– In Space And On Earth - Jim Cambon

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Roundtable

B2B -
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end of day
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Thursday June 10 EDT

 

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Extraction and Processing

High-Test Peroxide Production System For In-Situ Propellant Manufacture From Extraterrestrially Mined Water Conner Geiman 

Lunar Auger Dryer Isru (LADI) Breadboard Testing And Model Validation - Jacob Collins

Beneficiation of Lunar Regolith: Progress and Challenges. - Kathryn Hadler

Moon To Mars Oxygen And Steel Technology. - Mark Berggren

A Continuous Hydrogen Reduction Process For Isru On The Moon- E. Kumai

Environmental Testing of the OVEN System for Lunar Water Extraction and Prospecting - Aaron Paz

The Regolith And Ice Drill For Exploring New Terrains (Trident) On Nasa's Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (Viper) And Polar Resources Ice Mining Experiment (Prime-1).- Kris Zacny

A Lunar Water ISRU System Study for Human-Scale Propellant Production. - Julie Kleinhenz

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Lightning Talks (5-7 minutes)

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Fused Filament Fabrication Lunar 3d Printer Using In-Situ Resources- F.Y. Chen & B. Langlet

A Good Look Back: Implementing Coal Mining Techniques for Water Ice Extraction in

Permanently Shaded Regions of Lunar Regolith - K. Brown

Space Resources: Sooner Or Later, Likely Suddenly- N. Bennet

Space Resources and Social Acceptance - Y. I. Casasbuenas

Extending the Depth Range of Light Rovers Using A Bioinspired Design- D. Cortes

Framework for Lunar Site Investigations - H. Danque

Environmental Impact Analyses for Space Resources Activities..- A. Gilbert

A Geometallurgy Approach of the Exploration of Lunar Ilmenite for Oxygen Production

on the Moon. -  G. Jamanca-Lino

Multi-Product Lunar Regolith Beneficiation System - K.Kingsbury

Icy Lunar Regolith Rotary Mining Implement with Pneumatic Conveyance- T. Loop

Lunar Mining Claim Optimization for 3He and Other Solar Wind Implanted Volatiles.- S. Ray

Ultrasonic Leading Edge for Lunar Excavation Tools - E. Rezich

Lunar Polar Propellant Mining Outpost (LPMO) - J. Sercel

ISRA: Lunar Regolith Sample Excavation Company: A Space Resources Business Plan

- C. Shanley

Planetary Surface Technology Development Lab Inauguration -P.  van Susante

Simulations Of Lunar Thermal Mining: Experiments And Models - G.Wasilewski

Lunch

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Lunar Construction

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The Basics Of Creating A Microwave-Based Construction System For The Moon. - Doug Rickman

Microwave Sintering: Initial Scale-Up For Lunar Landing And Launch Pad Construction - Michael Effinger

Overview of NASA’s Moon-to-Mars Planetary Autonomous Construction Technology (MMPACT) Project- Raymond Clinton

Trade Study Of Techniques To Build Lunar Landing Pads - Phil Metzger

Large Vehicle Lunar Landing Surface Interaction And In-Situ Resource Based Risk Mitigation.

- Rob Mueller

Concept Demonstration Of A Surface Sampling Tool For Lunar Sample Return Missions.

- Tom Lamarche

Synthetic H2O weathering and wet-processing of unrefined regolith towards high strength 'sandcastles' - David Karl

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Roundtable

B2B TBD
by appointment only

end of day

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Friday June 11 EDT

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Infrastructure

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Adapting Petroleum Industry Practices to Assist in the Search and Evaluation of Martian Water Ice Resource Targets- Sophia Casanova

Chargeable Atomic Batteries For Challenging Terrestrial And Space Power Environments. -Christopher Morrison
Design and Testing of a Superconducting Tethered Rover for Kilowatt Power delivery into Lunar Permanently Shadowed Regions-  Paul van Susante
Reusable Cislunar Transportation For Sustained Human Lunar Presence - Dallas Bienhoff
Ice Growth Model and Lunar Tanker for Polar Water Extraction-  Beau Compton
Heat and mass transfer modeling of an indirect receiver for the thermal extraction of volatiles- Garret Schieber
Biomimetic Approaches To Robotic Vision Implemented Using Lunar In-Situ Resources - Alex Ellery

Mechanical Alloying with Planetary Ball Mills for ISRU -Satinder Shergill

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Moon to Mars

An Efficient Procedure For Lunar Ice Exploitation - Dhaka Sapkota

Satellite, Spacecraft And Lander Refueling Via Isru-Produced Hydrazine.- Tony Muscatello

Designing a Lunar Safe Haven for Sustained Lunar Surface Missions - Melanie Grande

Now Making Oxygen On Mars: Moxie And The Perseverance Mission- Michael Hecht

RedWater: Extraction of Water from Mars’ Ice Deposits -Boleslaw Mellerowicz

Practical High Resolution Collaborative Geological Mapping of Mars- Wayne Barnett

Mars Water Well Performance: Experimental Heat Transfer Results Supporting Simulations- 

Stephen Hoffman

Closing Remarks