Spirit Electronics is proud to announce that we will be hosting RHET 2018 this year.

RHET is an annual conference for the entire space avionics community, with presentations oriented towards requirements, plans, and programs for the space and missile electronic systems technology base. RHET will kick off with an evening reception on November 5, 2018 followed by two days of presentations on industry advancements and trends.

The conference will be held at the beautiful Wigwam Resort in Phoenix AZ. The conference venue includes three golf courses, tennis and other outdoor activities on the 400 acre property.

Quick Facts

Schedule:

Nov 5th - Welcome Reception
Nov 6th - Presentations
Nov 7th - Presentations - conference ends
Nov 8th - Optional morning tour of Luke Air Force Base, home of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (MUST REGISTER FOR TOUR NO LATER THAN OCT 25)

GENERAL REGISTRATION CLOSES ON NOVEMBER 6, 2018

Registration Fee: $379.00

Register Now!

SCHEDULE

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Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday

Monday, November 05, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 pm
Welcome Reception - WigWam Hotel

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

7:00 - 8:00 am
Registration & Breakfast
8:00 - 8:05 am
Welcoming Remarks: Jesse Mee (Air Force Research Laboratory)
8:05 - 8:25 am
Sponsor Overview: Spirit Electronics - A History of Aerospace in the Desert - Marti McCurdy
8:25 - 8:45 am
DARPA-AF Update: Blackjack and CASINO - Joy Stein (Air Force Research Laboratory)
8:45 - 9:05 am
Next Generation Overhead - Persistent Infra Red - Capt Daniel Miller(SMC/RS)
9:05 - 9:25 am
Update from NSWC CRANE: Plans and Programs Matt Gadlage (NSWC CRANE)
9:25 - 9:45 am
High Performance Spaceflight Computing (HPSC) Project Overview - Wes Powell (NASA/GSFC)
9:45 am
Morning Break
10:15 - 10:35 am
Space Radiation Environments - Paul Thelen (Sandia National Laboratories)
10:35 - 10:55 am
The NRO AS& E&FT Program: A Status Update - Greg Murphy & Lew Cohn (NRO)
10:55 - 11:15 am
Rad-Hard Analog Process Investigation & Design (RAPID) - Henry Ngo (SPAWAR)
11:15 - 11:55 am
KEYNOTE : Luke AFB
11:55 am
LUNCH (provided)
1:10 - 130 pm
Update from NASA: NEPP Program Jonathan Pellish, Peter Majewicz, Ken LaBel (NASA)
1:30 - 1:50 pm
Update from Strategic Rad-Hard Electronics Council - Jeff Johan (NSWC CRANE)
1:50 - 2:10 pm
Component and System analysis in a Harsh Radiation Environment - Steve Wix (Sandia National Labs)
2:10 - 2:30 pm
Space Electronics Technologies Program UpdateKen Bole(AFRL/RV)
2:30 - 2:50 pm
Evaluating Commercial Processors forSpaceflight with the Heterogeneous On-Orbit Processing Engine (HOPE) - Tyler Lovelly (AFRL/RV)
2:50
Afternoon Break
3:20 - 3:40 pm
TowerJazz Foundry Overview and Update - Michael Scott (Tower Jazz)
3:40 - 4:05 pm
MEBL to Combat Counterfeit IC's: Multicolumn E-Beam Lithography and Security Applications -David Lam (Multibeam)
4:05 - 4:25 pm
Cobham Standard Product and RAD Testing Overview - Tony Jordan (Cobham)
4:25 - 4:45 pm
Fiber Optics in Harsh Environments Update - Chuck Tabbert Ultracomm
6:00 pm
Spirit Electronics Reception

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

7:00 - 8:00 am
Registration & Breakfast
8:00 - 8:05 am
Day 2 Welcome - Jesse Mee (AFRL)
8:05 - 8:25 am
Taking Advantage of Moore's Law inSpace - Linton Salmon (DARPA/MTO)
8:25 - 8:45 am
Structured IP and design technology for robust rad-hard circuits at 90nm and below - Thomas Wolf (Silicon Technologies Inc)
8:45 - 9:05 am
Laboratory Demonstration of a 5 kW GaN-based DC-DC Converter for Spacecraft - Bruce Pilvelait (Creare)
9:05 - 9:25 am
High-Efficiency Radiation-Hard Solar Array Interface to Spacecraft Power System - Andrew Levy (Alphacore )
9:25 - 9:45 am
Radiation Hardened Mixed-Signal Via Configureable Array - development and characterization update Jim Kemerling (Triad Semiconductor)
9:45 am
Morning Break
10:15 - 10:35 am
Boeing RHBD Updates - Jon Ballast (Boeing)
10:35 - 10:55 am
Moog BRE440: Radiation Hardened By Design SOC Microprocessor - John Schaf (Moog - Broad Reach)
10:55 - 11:15 am
Update from BAETBD (BAE)
11:15 - 11:35 am
Updates on radiation hardened 32-bit RISC processor Alonzo Vera (Ideas Tek)
11:35 - 11:55 am
Radiation Effects in RRAM-based Neuromorphic Computing System - Hugh Barnaby (ASU), Matt Marinella (SNL)
11:55 am
Lunch (provided)
1:10 - 1:30 pm
Update on the acquisition & Plastic/Traditional products - Josh Broline (Intersil)
1:30 - 1:50 pm
Update from GSI Tech - Paul Armijo, GSI Tech
1:50 - 2:10 pm
Honeywell Update - Tom Romanko, Honeywell
2:10 - 2:30 pm
VORAGO Roadmap Update - Kevin Klein, Vorago
2:30 - 2:50 pm
Developing Radiation Tolerant ICs in Low-Cost Commercial Processes - Anton Quiroz (Apogee Semiconductor)
2:50 pm
Afternoon Break
3:20 - 3:40 pm
Cobham ASIC and Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) Overview - Tony Jordan (Cobham)
3:40 pm
Update on TI’s strategy for Radiation Hardened and Space EP products - Mark Toth, Texas Instruments
4:00 pm
Trusted and Assured Resilient CBRAM - Melanie Berg, Secure Foundry
4:20 pm
Protecting Memories in Harsh Environments - Don Kline, NSF SHREC - U. of Pitt
4:40 pm
Meeting Wrap -up

Thursday, November 08, 2018

9:00 - 11:00 am
Tour - Luke Air Force Base

Activities & Amenities

Optional Items

There will be a tour of Luke Air Force Base, home of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, on Thursday morning November 8th for those who wish to sign up.

  • Discount off 15% regular priced Golf shop items
  • Unlimited same day golf with purchase of round (cart included)
  • Housekeeping and Bellman Gratuity included
  • Access to putting greens
  • Special Red Door Spa offers to attendees and their guests
  • Discount off $5.00 private tennis lesson
  • Complimentary resort historic tour Friday-Sunday daily at 10:00 am
  • Valet parking included
  • Included in registration is Yoga, Pilates and Hydro fit class for attendees
  • Access to fitness center for registered guests
  • Included in registration is free bike rentals

Rooms

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Rooms are available at the WigWam Resort at the following special rates, and are available at the rates listed below until Oct. 5, 2018 or until sold out. Please visit Spirit Electronics RHET 2018 Hotel to reserve a room at these discounted rates!

Adobe Traditional $175.00
*A LIMITED NUMBER OF ADOBE TRADITIONAL ROOMS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE GOVERNMENT PER DIEM RATE OF $124. IF THE RATE DOES NOT SHOW, IT IS UNAVAILABLE.*

Adobe Pool Suite $175.00
Oasis Terrace $205.00
WigWam Suite $235 and up