(OPEN in OCTOBER 2017)
(OPEN in OCTOBER 2017)
Mid JANUARY: 1-2 Day TEAM WORKSHOP to Submit 1st Stage
(At USC, MIT and Skype, register before December 30th, 2016 at email@example.com)
JANUARY 31st: DEADLINE 1st Stage (extended to Feb 5th, 11:59PM PST.)
FEBRUARY: INTERNATIONAL SELECTION, Selected SEMI-FINALISTS 2017 Announcement.
MARCH: DEVELOPMENT Stage
APRIL 30th: DEADLINE 2nd Stage
MAY: Mars City Design Team selects Finalists
MAY 25th: Mars City Design Executive Fundraising Dinner with Digital Hollywood at Skirball Cultural Center. EXHIBITION 2016. Selected FINALISTS 2017 Announcement.
OCTOBER 26th: GALA AWARD CEREMONY with Digital Hollywood at Skirball Cultural Center. NEW LAUNCH of MARS CITY DESIGN 2018 . Appointed Jury Team Select & Announce 3 Winners. PUBLIC VOTE FOR THE FAVORITE DESIGN. Exhibition of Finalists 2017
DECEMBER: Mars City Design at TEDx LA
for each Transportation and Human Friends’ (Robotics) Category.
for a R&D and demo in Mojave (or other selected lands on Earth)
This year’s main theme is:
From the scale of pedestrian to the scale of cities.
This year’s secondary themes include:
Robotic life imitating the designs of animals who can help humans to collect food, recycle waste, build shelters, mine …
Power Supply/ Waste Management
Chief Engineer for US Mars Missions at
Rob Manning is a Chief Engineer of Low Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) and former MSL Chief Engineer at NASA/JPL. He has been responsible in the success of NASA’s Mars missions and deeply involved in the technical design of nearly every US Mars mission that has occurred during the Mars Renaissance of the past 20 years! Mr. Manning has been working space missions at JPL since early 1980s, right out of Caltech. After a decade or so building spacecraft avionics and software, Mr. Manning transitioned to guidance and control and systems design of interplanetary missions. Mr. Manning became Chief Engineer for Mars Pathfinder in the early 1990s. Mr. Manning then volunteered to lead Pathfinder’s Entry Descent and Landing (EDL) team. He found passion in solving the Mars EDL problem and in Mars exploration, finding the joy in working with so many disciplines and human talent.
Earth Observation Data Scientist at
Pierre-Philippe Mathieu is Earth Observation Data Scientist at the European Space Agency in ESRIN (Frascati, Italy). He spent 20+ years working in the field of environmental and ocean modelling, weather risk management and remote sensing. He has a degree in mechanical engineering and M.Sc from University of Liege (Belgium), a Ph.D. in oceanography from the University of Louvain (Belgium), and a Management degree from the University of Reading Business School (United Kingdom).
Visionary Vice President at
Steven Madge is an entrepreneurial technology innovator, a futurist and business development executive, expert in the new disruptive digital age, commonly called the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Steven is experienced in contributing to the High Tech, Automotive, IoT, and Future Retail industries to speed their product ideas to market. Focusing on the global Mega Trends including advanced mobility, Smart Cities and the new Experience Economy, by utilizing advanced scientific technologies to radically transform the way we do business in the future.
More to come…