MARCH 1, 2018

Time Event
8:00-8:45 Breakfast
8:45-9:00 Opening remarks and introductions
Jonathan Coopersmith,
Greg Good
9:00-10:15 Setting the Stage: 50,000 Feet High and Five Decades Out
Panel Chair: Chirag Parikh
Bill Barry
Carly Dearborn,
Tracy Grimm
"The Best of our Energies and Skills: Coordinated and Sustainable Preservation of Aerospace History"
Marilyn Graskowiak,
Patti Williams
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:00 Institutional Archives and Databases
Panel Chair: Benjamin Gross
Holly McIntyre-Dewitt,
Matt Pearson
"Keeping Our Databases In Orbit"
Jennifer Ross-Nazzal "JSC: Preserving our Past for the Future"
Sharad Shah "Preserving and Promoting Gray Literature: The Smithsonian Libraries' Aerospace Legacy Materials Collection"
John Ruley "Creating a Digital Project for NASA: The Hubble Space Telescope Operational History Archive"
12:00-1:00 Lunch
Asif Siddiqi "Capturing Imagination"
1:00-2:30 Why Reinvent the Wheel? Preserving History from Above
Panel Chair: Scott Sacknoff
Drew Adan "Preserving Oral History: A Collaborative Approach To Processing Obsolete Media"
Reagan Grimsley "To Audibly Preserve: Collection of and Access To Oral and Video History Materials"
Chuck House "Oral Histories: Perspectives From Silicon Valley"
Nathan Brewer "Building Institutions To Preserve Technology History"
2:30-3:00 Break
3:00-4:30 Challenges of Doing History
Panel Chair: Glen Asner
Brad Eden "Remembering The Johnson Space Center (JSC) Archive: A Personal Reflection"
John Goodman "An Engineer's Perspective On Space History and Archiving"
Cameron Hunter "The Challenges of Capturing American Space Strategy: The Case of China's 'Rise', 2000-17"
April Gage "All Together Now: Collaborating to Capture and Digitally Archive Aerospace History Research Data"
4:30-5:15 Wrap-up
Geoffrey Nunn,
Linda Edgerly
5:15-6:15 Reception
6:15 Dinner

MARCH 2, 2018

Time Event
8:00-8:45 Breakfast
8:45-10:15 Archiving possibilities and concerns
Panel Chair: David Caruso
Erik Rau "To Boldly Collect: Hagley Library's Experience With Collecting the History of American Business, Technology, and Industrial Design Since 1961"
Molly Stothert-Maurer "Archiving the Pioneers of Planetary Science"
Megan Prelinger "Archiving From Below: Preserving Aerospace Industry Trade Periodicals of the 20th Century"
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:00 Opportunities – New Space and Beyond
Panel Chair: Richard Paul
Erinn McComb "Uncovering Hidden Narratives: Hispanics In American Spaceflight"
Leonard David "A Space Journalist's Dilemma: Archiving the Past For the Future"
Brian Odom "'End of the Bottomless Silence': Ensuring Minority Voices In Aerospace Archives"
Michael Robinson "Casting a Wider Net: Documenting the World of NASA Contractors"
Geoffrey Nunn "History In the Making: Capturing the Dawn of the New Space Movement"
12:00-1:00 Lunch & Keynote
Nancy McGovern "Facing the Future Together"
1:00-2:30 No Right Answer? Collection Development Decisions in the History of Technology and Space Exploration
Panel Chair: John Logsdon
Bethany Anderson "(Re)Understanding Progress As Process? Appraising the Contemporary Records of Science and Technology in the 21st Century"
Paula Jabloner "Collecting Bits: Capturing and Preserving Computing History"
Cynde Moya "Collection Development Practice In a 'Living' Museum Environment"
Teasel Muir-Harmony "The Future of a National Spaceflight Collection?"
Pedro M. P. Raposo "From Astrolabes To Space Suits: Expanding the Adler Planetarium Collections Into Contemporary Science and Technology"
Amanda Wick "Revisiting Appraisal and Collection Development Practices In a Participatory Archive"
Amrys Williams "Building Historical Collections With Non-Historians Through Oral and Public History Projects"
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-4:15 Framing the future: Big Questions
Panel Chair: Deborah Douglas
Caitlin Birch "To Infinity: Preserving the Legacy of Space Flight With Oral Histories Built To Last"
Linda Edgerly "To Boldly Preserve: 'Starting's The Hard Part'"
Stephanie Lampkin,
Gillian Maguire,
Erin McCleary
"To Collect the Uncollectible"
4:15-5:00 Wrap-up
Roger Launius,
Erik Rau
"Where Do We Go From Here?"