March 6--8, 1998 - Santa Clara, CA

Symposium 1 - Education for the Future: "To Lead Out "
Gabriel Rshaid - "Why Space?"
Larry Payne - "A Globalnet Project"
Juanita Ryan - "Elementary School Science: A Personal Perspective"
Don Scott - "Educating the Mars Kids"
Panel: Jim Funaro, Al Harrison, Chris McKay, Daryl Rasmussen, Michael Sims

Symposium 2 - Extraterrestrial Perspectives
Doug Raybeck - "Me, Thee And ET"
Seth Shostak - "The Lifetime of Intelligent Civilizations"
COTI: Building The World - Poul Anderson & Chris McKay
COTI: Building The Alien - Mal Cohen & Chris McKay
Educators for the Future - Discussion Session

Symposium 3 - NASA on Mars: Pathfinder and Beyond
Panel: Ted Blackmon, Joel Hagen, Larry Lemke, Daryl Rasmussen, Michael Sims, Carol Stoker

Symposium 4 - Making Contact In Digital Space
Bruce Damer & Joel Hagen - "Contact on the Shores of the Cambrian Explosion"
Charles Ostman - "Synthetic Sentience as a Strategic Resource"

Symposium 5 - Metalaw: Ethics for ETs, AIs and Us
Bob Tyzzer - "Metalaw Revisited"
Panel: Pedro Coelho, Jim Funaro, Lyn Miles, Jim Moore, Gerald Nordley,
Allen Tough, Michael Sims
COTI: The Culture - Jim Funaro & Doug Raybeck
COTI: The Contact - Jim Funaro & Jim Moore
NASA Educators' Workshop - Exploring Mars
Banquet and Speaker - Joel Hagen "Connecting: A Personal Journey"

Symposium 6 - Cyberspace and Outer Space
Allen Tough - "Inviting ETI to Make Contact"
Poul Anderson - "The Interstellar Internet"
Karen Anderson - "Tea as a Model for Interstellar Trade"

Symposium 7 - Past, Present and Future
Jim Funaro - "The Humans Must Be Crazy"
Dave Brody - "Searching for Terrestrial Intelligence - a Producer's Quest"
Al Harrison - "Realities, Visions And Dreams - Science Fiction Shapes Science"
COTI: Contact!

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