Global Hyperloop Conference

July 8 - 9, 2019

Colorado School of Mines | Golden Colorado

2nd Annual HARP Conference on Hyperloop Industry and Related Technologies

PRESENTATIONS

Day 1 - Monday, 8 July 2019

08:45 – 09:30           Opening remarks and Setting the Stage

                                 HARP Welcome and Hyperloop Overview

                                 Welcome from CPIP/Conference Sponsors

                                 European Perspective on Emerging Transportation Systems

Dave Clute - President, Hyperloop Advanced Research Partnership

HARP Evolutionary Timeline Banner

HARP Future Context Diagram 

Dr. Richard Geddes - Founding Director Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy

Terry Hogue - Head Dept. Civil & Environmental Engineering Colorado School of Mines

Dr. Gereon Meyer - Dept. Future Mobility and Europe VDI/VDE Innovation 

09:30 – 10:00           Keynote: Grand Perspective #1

Ariel Wolf - Former Counselor to the USDOT Deputy Secretary,

 

10:00 – 10:15           Keynote: Grand Perspective #2

Dr. Ryan Janzen - Co-Founder/CTO - TransPod

10:30 – 12:15           Session 1: Foundation: Rights-of-Way, Land Use, Policy,

                                                   and Politics

Panelists/Speakers:

Brad Swartzwelter - Author (Panel Moderator)

Ariel Wolf - Former Counselor to the USDOT

Prof. Michael Mooney - Civil & Environmental

Dr. Gereon Meyer - Deputy Head of Department Future

Shoshana Lew - Executive Director, Colorado - Department of Transportation                    Dr. Ryan Janzen - Co-Founder/CTO Transpod

 

13:45 – 15:15            Session 2: Safety and Security – It Cuts Both Ways

                                                   

Panelists/Speakers:

Dr. Steve Cohn - Ronin Institute (Panel Moderator)

Dr. Patrick Sherry - Executive Director National Center - NCIT / University of Denver

Ian Sutton - Principal, Sutton Technical Books

Trish Kerin - Director, Institution of Chemical Engineers

Mike Weber - Vice President Coalfire Labs

15:30 – 17:15            Session 3: Hyperloop and the Human Environment

                                                   

Panelists/Speakers:

Ian Sutton - Sutton Technical Books (Panel Moderator)

Dr. Stanley Young - Researcher NREL

Will Toor - Executive Director, Colorado Energy Office

Dr. Steve Cohn - Ronin Institute 

Dr. Stan Benjamin - Senior Scientist, NOAA

Dr. Mary Ann Ottinger - Prof. of Endocrinology and AAAS - University of Houston

18:00 – 20:00            Banquet: Dinner and Discussion

 

Discussion Topic: “Propose your definition of the word Hyperloop”

Day 2 - Tuesday, 9 July 2019

 

09:00 – 10:30  Session 4: The Physics of Hyperloop: Technical Challenges & Solutions

                                                   

Panelists/Speakers:

Dave Clute - President HARP (Panel Moderator)

Amy Ford - Director of Mobility on Demand Alliance - ITSA

Dr. Ryan Janzen - Co-Founder/CTO Transpod

Al Waller - Principal Process Safety Engineer - FMC Corporation

Mars Geuze - Co-Founder & Commercial Director - Hardt Hyperloop

 

10:45 – 12:15            Session 5: Active Progress: Hyperloop Routes, Feasibility

                                                    Studies, and Reaction

                                                   

Panelists/Speakers:

Dave Clute - President HARP (Panel Moderator)

John Whitcomb - CEO Hypernet Holding Corporation (HHC)

David Pring-Mill - Writer/Filmmaker Pring-Mill Media Corp.

David Hewett - Executive Managing Director Olive Real Estate Group (OREGI)

Chuck Michael - P.E. U.S. Feasibility Studies (HTT)

 

13:45 – 15:25            Session 6: Steps Forward: Making Hyperloop a Reality

                                                   

Panelists/Speakers:

Brad Swartzwelter - Author (Panel Moderator)

Dr. Patrick Sherry - Executive Director NCIT / University of Denver

Ian Sutton - Principal, Sutton Technical Books

Dr. Richard Geddes - Founding Director Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy (CPIP)

Lindsay Sousa - Manager Planing Group AECOM

Alicia Jessip - Regional inclusion and Diversity Manager - TEK Systems

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