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Guest: Bruce Pittman; Topics: ISDC 2015 conference and related topics. Please direct all comments and questions regarding Space Show programs/guest(s) to the Space Show blog, Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are a violation of our copyright and are not permitted without prior written consent, even if for your own use. We do not permit the commercial use of Space Show programs or any part thereof, nor do we permit editing, YouTube clips, or clips placed on other private channels & websites. Space Show programs can be quoted, but the quote must be cited or referenced using the proper citation format. Contact The Space Show for further information. In addition, please remember that your Amazon purchases can help support The Space Show/OGLF. See For those listening to archives using and rating the programs, please email me as to why you assign a specific rating to the show. This will help me bring better programming to the audience. We welcomed Bruce Pittman back to the show to discuss the upcoming ISDC 2015 Conference to be held in Toronto, Canada from May 20-24, 2015. During our one hour program, Bruce talked about ISDC events in general, then the Toronto location for this year's conference and the conference location, the Hyatt Regency Toronto. ISDC is a multi-track conference with workshops and an excellent exhibit hall. For more information, registration, hotel bookings, visit the ISDC 2015 website, From time to time during our discussion, Bruce mentioned a separate event needing separate registration, The Space Innovation Business Summit ( Bruce also went over the list of the keynote speakers, all of which are listed on the ISDC 2015 website. In fact, I strongly suggest you open the website and follow along with us during our discussion about the event. Bruce also said there would be upwards of 300 students present from around the world as a result of the Space Settlement Contest. Bruce highlighted both India and Romania for their student participation in the contest and ISDC 2015. Listeners asked many conference questions including networking, Q&A sessions, and inquiring if there was both a propulsion track topic and a human factors track topic. Toward the end of our discussion we took a call from Doug regarding EML2, depots, fuel, Mars transportation, etc. If you are planning to attend, remember you need a passport to enter Canada. Reserve early for the hotel, the conference and your transportation. ISDC is a terrific event. If you attend, I want to hear from you about it on The Space Show. Please post your comments/questions on TSS blog.



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04 May 2015 Bruce Pittman
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