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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

Time Galleon 1 Galleon 2 Galleon 3 Clipper Spinnaker Yacht
8:00 AM Generalized Fluid System Simulation Program Active Thermal Paper Session I
9:00 AM Marlow: TEC Demo
10:00 AM CONVERGE CFD for Thermal Fluid Modeling ITAR Paper Session (10:30 Start)
11:00 AM
12:00 PM Lunchtime 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 PM New & Advanced Features in Thermal Desktop Demo ACT: Heat Pipe Tutorial GT-SUITE Thermal Fluids and Multi-Physics Overview Maya HTT Presentation Interdisciplinary Paper Session I
2:00 PM MLI Standards & Best Practices
3:00 PM Simcenter Space Systems Thermal Modeling Environment (Maya HTT) TSS Demo
4:00 PM Pump Design & Selection TFAWS Delegates Meeting (Invite Only)
5:00 PM Adjourn
5:00-6:00
Evening TFAWS 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

Time Galleon 1 Galleon 2 Galleon 3 Clipper Spinnaker Yacht
8:00 AM Intro to Thermal Desktop & FloCad (Hands-On) Thermal Analysis Results Processor (TARP) Veritrek Passive Thermal Paper Session I NASA In-Situ Resource Utilization Thermal Technical Discussion
9:00 AM BETA CAE Systems Demo Pump Design & Selection
10:00 AM Cryogenic Systems for IR Sensor Cooling Short Course  Thermal Modeling Methods of Li-Ion Batteries
11:00 AM
12:00 PM Lunchtime 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 PM Into to RadCAD (Hands-On) GT-SUITE Thermal Fluids/Multi-Physics Training (Hands On) BETA CAE Systems Demo Active Thermal Paper Session II Interdisciplinary Paper Session II Passive Thermal TDT (NASA Civil Servant Only)
2:00 PM
3:00 PM Mentor
4:00 PM
5:00 PM Adjourn
Evening The Spot, Galveston Island – 6:30PM
3204 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Time Galleon 1 Galleon 2 Galleon 3 Clipper Spinnaker Yacht
8:00 AM Intro to TD Direct (Hands-on) Intro to TSS Ansys Presentation History of ATCS of Manned US Spacecraft
10:30AM End            (ITAR Session)
Passive Thermal Paper Session II
9:00 AM
10:00 AM Ansys Discovery Live Demo Future of 2-φ Thermal Control                       10:30AM Start
11:00 AM
12:00 PM Lunchtime Speaker: Karen Nyberg – Current Astronaut and Former Thermal Analyst – 2nd Floor Banquet Hall Convention Center
1:00 PM TAITherm Human Thermal Hands-On Training Course Intro to TSS Aero/Cryo Paper Session Interdisciplinary Paper Session III Active Thermal TDT (NASA Civil Servant Only)
2:00 PM Ansys Discovery Live Demo
3:00 PM
4:00 PM
5:00 PM Adjorn
6:00 PM Cocktail Hour: TBC Location
Evening TFAWS 2018 Banquet; Keynote: Dr. Donald Roy Pettit

 Thursday, August 23, 2018

Time Galleon 1 Galleon 2 Galleon 3 Clipper Spinnaker Yacht
8:00 AM Capture Output & Verify Results (COVeR) Presentation Intro to TSS Form Factors, Grey Bodies, and Radiation Conductances Active Thermal Paper Session III
9:00 AM Intro to KeyShot 3D Redering Panel Discussion on Thermal Desktop Modeling of Cryogenic Tanks
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
12:00 PM Lunchtime Speaker: Kevin Window – Director of Engineering at Johnson Space Center – 2nd Floor Banquet Hall Convention Center
1:00 PM CRTech: Bring Your Own Model Intro to TSS JWST Thermal Analysis and Thermal Vacuum Discussion
(ITAR Session)
Passive Thermal Paper Session III
2:00 PM KeyShot Advanced Features
3:00 PM
4:00 PM
5:00 PM Adjorn
Evening Stuttgarden Tavern, Galveston 6:30PM
111 23rd St, Galveston, TX 77550

 Friday, August 24, 2018

Time Galleon 1 Galleon 2 Galleon 3 Clipper Spinnaker Yacht
8:00 AM JSC Tour (Start 7:30AM – End: 1pm) Meet: Side Entrance of Convention Center
9:00 AM
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
12:00 PM Adjourn. Thank you for being part of TFAWS 2018!