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The Link Symposium:
A Working Symposium for Ocean and Space Technology Innovation
May 20-22, 2002 -- Kennedy Space Center, FL
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Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday

Please monitor this agenda for additions to Web Cast events.


Events scheduled for Web Casts are
highlighted in red.

PRE-SYMPOSIUM, SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2002

1700 - MATE CENTER ROV COMPETITION
          RECEPTION
          Holiday Inn Kennedy Space Center
          (see ROV Competition Schedule for ticket info)

1900 - STEERING COMMITTEE DINNER AND
          BRIEFING
          Cocoa Beach Hilton
          (Steering Committee, Management Team, and Session Chairs; no-host)


DAY 1, MONDAY, MAY 20, 2002  Top of Agenda

0700-0830 - REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST
                  Cocoa Beach Hilton

0830-0900 - SHUTTLE BUS TO KSCVC
                  Departs from Hilton entrance

0900-0930 - ARRIVAL AT KSCVC AND CHECK-IN
                  KSCVC Main entrance

0930-1030 - WELCOME, INTROS, AND KEYNOTE
                  Universe Theatre
                  Roy Bridges, Director, John F. Kennedy Space Center
                  Scott Gudes, Deputy Undersecretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, Department of
                     Commerce
                  Sylvia Earle, Explorer-in-Residence, National Geographic Society
                  Marilyn Link, Link Foundation
                  (open to the public)

1100-1700 - ROV COMPETITION
                  Brevard Community College, Cocoa Campus
                  ROV Competition Schedule

1100-1200 - PLENARY AND TECHNICAL SESSION    WEB CAST
                  Debus Conference Facility
                  (Details to be provided by Andy Shepard)
                  (Symposium registrants only)

1200-1300 - LUNCH WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKER    WEB CAST
                  Debus Conference Facility
                  Don Walsh, President, International Maritime, Inc. and Trieste Bathyscaphe Pilot
                  (Symposium registrants only)

1300-1730 - PLENARY AND TECHNICAL SESSION
                  Debus Conference Facility
                  (Symposium registrants only)

1730-1830 - RECEPTION
                  Debus Conference Facility/Rocket Gardens
                  (Symposium registrants and ROV competition students)

1830-2000 - DINNER WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKER    ARCHIVED WEB CAST
                  Debus Conference Facility
                  Russell Turner, President and CEO, United Space Alliance
                  Mr. Turner's presentation will conclude with a 15 minute video link with astronuts in the
                     Aquarius Undersea Lab
                  "Electronic Link" with AQUARIUS aquanauts
                  (Symposium registrants only)

2000-2100 - IMAX PRESENTATIONS
                  Galaxy Theatre
                  -  Screening of International Space Station film with comments by Michael Gernhardt
                  -  Preview of "Voyage into the Abyss" with introduction by Stephen Low
                  (Symposium registrants and ROV competition students)

2130-2200 - SHUTTLE BUS TO COCOA BEACH HILTON
                  Departs from KSCVC


DAY 2, TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2002  Top of Agenda

0700-0830 - BREAKFAST
                  Cocoa Beach Hilton

0830-0900 - SHUTTLE BUS TO KSCVC
                  Departs from Hilton entrance

0900-0930 - ARRIVAL AT KSCVC AND CHECK-IN
                  KSCVC Main entrance

1000-1700 - ROV COMPETITION
                  Brevard Community College, Cocoa Campus
                  ROV Competition Schedule

1000-1200 - CONCURRENT TECHNICAL SESSIONS
                  Debus Conference Facility

1200-1300 - LUNCH WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKER    ARCHIVED WEB CAST
                  Debus Conference Facility
                  Michael Gernhardt, NASA Astronaut and Deep Sea Diver
                  (Symposium registrants only)

1300-1500 - CONCURRENT TECHNICAL SESSIONS
                  Debus Conference Facility

1500-1530 - BREAK
                  Debus Conference Facility

1530-1730 - “CROSS-CUT” ISSUES SESSION: Power Systems, Outreach & Education,                   Navigation Positioning, Communications
                  Debus Conference Facility
                  (Symposium registrants only)

1730-1830 - RECEPTION
                  Debus Conference Facility/Rocket Gardens
                  (Symposium registrants and ROV competition students)

1830-1900 - SHUTTLE BUS TO SATURN V ROCKET CENTER
                  (Symposium registrants only)

1900-2100 - DINNER WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKER
                  Saturn V Rocket Center
                  "Firing Room" pre-show
                  Dinner Served around Saturn V Rocket
                  "Lunar Landing" show
                  Presentation by Astronaut/Aquanaut Scott Carpenter
                  (Symposium registrants and designated guests)

2100-2130 - SHUTTLE BUS TO KSCVC MAIN COMPLEX

2130-2200 - SHUTTLE BUS TO COCOA BEACH HILTON
                  Departs from KSCVC


DAY 3, WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2002  Top of Agenda

0700-0830 - BREAKFAST
                  Cocoa Beach Hilton

0830-0900 - SHUTTLE BUS TO KSCVC
                  Departs from Hilton entrance

0900-0930 - ARRIVAL AT KSCVC AND CHECK-IN
                  KSCVC Main entrance

1000-1700 - ROV COMPETITION
                  Brevard Community College, Cocoa Campus
                  ROV Competition Schedule

1000-1230 - REPORTS FROM TECHNICAL SESSIONS    WEB CAST
                  Debus Conference Facility
                  (Symposium registrants only)

1230-1330 - LUNCH WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKER    ARCHIVED WEB CAST
                  Debus Conference Facility
                  John Delaney, Marine Geologist, Geophysicist, and Astrobiologist

1330-1430 - CLOSING SESSION    ARCHIVE WEB CAST
                  Debus Conference Facility
                  --Summary of preliminary findings by Steering Committee Chairs
                  --Closing words from Craig McLean, Eric Lindstrom, and Andy Clark

1500-1600 - SHUTTLE BUS TO COCOA BEACH HILTON
                  Departs from KSCVC
                  SHUTTLE BUS TO ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
                  Departs from KSCVC


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