Ken Roy

Ken Roy

     Fan / Scientist


Ken Roy is an engineer who lives and works amid the relics of the Manhattan Project in Oak Ridge. He has published technology speculation pieces in such venues as the Journal for the British Planetary Society, and the United States Naval Institute Proceedings. His current interests include terraforming and geoengineering.

Scheduled Programming Events Featuring Ken Roy

Day Time Name of Event
Fri 02:00PM Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop (TVIW)

Les Johnson moderates this panel about TVIW. The latest TVIW Symposiums will be discussed along with the upcoming Wichita event.

Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies

Take advantage of the opportunity to meet the LibertyCon Guests and Staff and listen to our Guests of Honor speak!

Event
CC: Meeting Rooms 4 & 5
(60 min)
Fri 08:00PM Watch the Pros play "Terraforming Mars"

Rockets Scientists and Space Operations folks compete to be the most successful Terraformer! Rich Groller hosts. 

Gaming
M: East/West Room
(150 min)
Sat 11:00AM Beamed Energy Launch

Starting in February 2016 Jeff Greason began served as CTO of Electric Sky, where he invented a number of new wireless power transfer technologies for unconventional space launch and other purposes. He hosts this panel discussion on the promise of beamed energy launches.

Sat 09:00PM Nuclear Weapons 101

Ken Roy moderates this panel discussion on Nuclear Weaponry, Radiation and nuclear effects. 

Sat 11:00PM Mad Scientist Roundtable

Roundtable discussion of various and timely science topics moderated by Les Johnson. This is a remarkable panel dating back to the earliest LibertyCons. Everyone gets a say but no one gets to say too much.

Sun 10:00AM New Homes for Humanity: Terraforming Mercury and Venus

Ken Roy gives a fascinating presentation on what the future could hold with respect to terraforming Mercury and Venus.

Presentation
CC: Meeting Room 6
(60 min)
 
 
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