SF Infrastructure and Engineering

What:
Panel
When:
Friday Apr 14   07:00 PM to 08:00 PM (1 hour)
Where:
Hilton NEC Metropole - Gladstone
Tags:
Science
Sun orbital flights, underground trans-continental underground high speed trains, mag-lev high speed trains, undersea communities, floating cities – in the air and on the sea. Pournelle, Heinlein, Harrison, Anderson are just some of the authors who have included big infrastructure in the backdrop to their stories. Where is this infrastructure in reality? In what ways may the lack of such developments have impacted upon authors today?