National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

Agenda

TFAWS 2018 Agenda Information

Read the full 2018 program at this link.

For updated paper session information, please see the TFAWS-2018-Paper-Session-Schedule.

For detailed, updated session information, refer to the Sessions Descriptions page.

Lunch Session Information

On Monday, August 20 through Thursday, August 23, general lunch sessions will take place between noon and 1pm and will feature guest speakers on a variety of topics. Lunch tickets can be purchased at the TFAWS prior to each day’s lunch at a cost of $16 per day.

Welcome Reception Information

On Monday, August 20, a casual Welcome Reception will be held on starting at 6:00pm at San Luis Resort and Spa Cove Bar. Come mingle and network with fellow attendees while taking in the beautiful views of the beach and relaxing on the pool deck.
Rain location: The San Luis Lobby Bar

Tuesday Evening Networking Event

On Tuesday evening, there will be an informal social gathering at 6:00pm at The Spot, located at 3204 Seawall Blvd.

The Spot has 5 venues in 1 spot, offering gourmet hamburgers, fresh seafood, ice cream, fresh-baked desserts and bread, an arcade, and Tiki Bar. The Spot is outdoor dining at its best, featuring one of Galveston’s largest open air decks overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Tuesdays feature Happy Hour until 7pm and each of the 5 establishments has their own Tuesday Specials.

Directions: The Spot is 1.4miles Northeast up Seawall Blvd from the San Luis Resort. To take the 28min walk or 3minute drive from the San Luis, head up Seawall Blvd opposite the direction of the IHOP and Galveston Convention Center.

Keynote Dinner Information

On Wednesday, August 22, a Keynote Dinner banquet will be held at the Galveston Convention Center. A cocktail hour will be held prior to the banquet starting at 6:00pm. All registered TFAWS attendees and their uests are welcome to attend the banquet. Dinner tickets are $30 and we ask that you reserve your space at the Banquet as soon as possible by visiting this link. Payment by PayPal and by Check are accepted.

Thursday Evening Networking Event

On Tuesday evening, there will be an informal social gathering at 6:00pm at Stuttgarden Tavern, located at 111 23rd St.

Enjoy delicious German and American food and relax at Stuttgarden on ‘The Strand’ – a historic district in Galveston with lots of shopping and sightseeing. Thursdays at Stuttgarden feature $8 pork schnitzel and $6 craft flights. After your dinner feel free to explore The Strand, we recommend grabbing dessert at La Kings Confectionary (Open until 9pm, 2323 Strand St) or checking out the Tall Ship Elissa, built in 1877 (Open til 5, but you can see it at the dock anytime – 2100 Harborside Dr). ‘The Strand’ has lots of shopping and nightlife – on Strand St. between 20th St. and 25th St.

Directions: Stuttgarden Tavern is 3.7miles (roughly a 10 minute drive from the San Luis Resort). Head northeast on Seawall Blvd, turn left onto 37th St, turn right onto 23rd St/23rd Street Rear, and Stuttgarden Tavern is on the right side of the road

Detailed Daily Agenda

The Agenda is subject to change, so please be sure to check back frequently for updates!

Monday, August 20, 2018

TimeGalleon 1Galleon 2Galleon 3ClipperSpinnakerYacht
8:00 AMGeneralized Fluid System Simulation ProgramActive Thermal Paper Session I
9:00 AMMarlow: TEC Demo
10:00 AMCONVERGE CFD for Thermal Fluid ModelingITAR Paper Session (10:30 Start)
11:00 AM
12:00 PMLunchtime Speaker: Dr. John Lienhard – Professor Emeritus University of Houston and host of NPR’s The Engines of Our Ingenuity – 2nd Floor Banquet Hall Convention Center
1:00 PMNew & Advanced Features in Thermal Desktop DemoACT: Heat Pipe TutorialGT-SUITE Thermal Fluids and Multi-Physics OverviewMaya HTT PresentationInterdisciplinary Paper Session I
2:00 PMMLI Standards & Best Practices
3:00 PMSimcenter Space Systems Thermal Modeling Environment (Maya HTT)TSS Demo
4:00 PMPump Design & SelectionTFAWS Delegates Meeting (Invite Only)
5:00 PMAdjourn
5:00-6:00
EveningTFAWS 2018 Welcome Reception – Cove Bar at The San Luis Resort at 6:00 PM

*ITAR Paper Session attendance is restricted to U.S. Citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

TimeGalleon 1Galleon 2Galleon 3ClipperSpinnakerYacht
8:00 AMIntro to Thermal Desktop & FloCad (Hands-On)Thermal Analysis Results Processor (TARP)VeritrekPassive Thermal Paper Session INASA In-Situ Resource Utilization Thermal Technical Discussion
9:00 AMBETA CAE Systems DemoPump Design & Selection
10:00 AMCryogenic Systems for IR Sensor Cooling Short Course Thermal Modeling Methods of Li-Ion Batteries
11:00 AM
12:00 PMLunchtime JSC PAO Event – NASA’s Driven to Explore Trailer (Front of Convention Center)
JSC Tour (Start 12:30PM – End: 5:30pm) Meet: Side Entrance of Convention Center
1:00 PMInto to RadCAD (Hands-On)GT-SUITE Thermal Fluids/Multi-Physics Training (Hands On)BETA CAE Systems DemoActive Thermal Paper Session IIInterdisciplinary Paper Session IIPassive Thermal TDT (NASA Civil Servant Only)
2:00 PM
3:00 PMMentor
4:00 PM
5:00 PMAdjourn
EveningThe Spot, Galveston Island – 6:30PM
3204 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

TimeGalleon 1Galleon 2Galleon 3ClipperSpinnakerYacht
8:00 AMIntro to TD Direct (Hands-on)Intro to TSSAnsys PresentationHistory of ATCS of Manned US Spacecraft
10:30AM End (ITAR Session)
Passive Thermal Paper Session II
9:00 AM
10:00 AMAnsys Discovery Live DemoFuture of 2-φ Thermal Control 10:30AM Start
11:00 AM
12:00 PMLunchtime Speaker: Karen Nyberg – Current Astronaut and Former Thermal Analyst – 2nd Floor Banquet Hall Convention Center
1:00 PMTAITherm Human Thermal Hands-On Training CourseIntro to TSSAero/Cryo Paper SessionInterdisciplinary Paper Session IIIActive Thermal TDT (NASA Civil Servant Only)
2:00 PMAnsys Discovery Live Demo
3:00 PM
4:00 PM
5:00 PMAdjorn
6:00 PMCocktail Hour: TBC Location
EveningTFAWS 2018 Banquet; Keynote: Dr. Donald Roy Pettit

 Thursday, August 23, 2018

TimeGalleon 1Galleon 2Galleon 3ClipperSpinnakerYacht
8:00 AMCapture Output & Verify Results (COVeR) PresentationIntro to TSSForm Factors, Grey Bodies, and Radiation ConductancesActive Thermal Paper Session III
9:00 AMIntro to KeyShot 3D RederingPanel Discussion on Thermal Desktop Modeling of Cryogenic Tanks
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
12:00 PMLunchtime Speaker: Kevin Window – Director of Engineering at Johnson Space Center – 2nd Floor Banquet Hall Convention Center
1:00 PMCRTech: Bring Your Own ModelIntro to TSSJWST Thermal Analysis and Thermal Vacuum Discussion
(ITAR Session)
Passive Thermal Paper Session III
2:00 PMKeyShot Advanced Features
3:00 PM
4:00 PM
5:00 PMAdjorn
EveningStuttgarden Tavern, Galveston 6:30PM
111 23rd St, Galveston, TX 77550

 Friday, August 24, 2018

TimeGalleon 1Galleon 2Galleon 3ClipperSpinnakerYacht
8:00 AMJSC Tour (Start 7:30AM – End: 1pm) Meet: Side Entrance of Convention Center
9:00 AM
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
12:00 PMAdjourn. Thank you for being part of TFAWS 2018!