In the current online issue of Scientific American, science writer David Appell has a piece about the Space Elevator, the recent conference (photos & update coming soon, promise!), LiftPort, etc., etc., etc…
The graphic in the article is from the 2012 ISEC Poster (designed by Frank Chase – great job Frank!).
This is just the latest in a series of articles that David has written about the Space Elevator. Other ones include:
Stairway to the heavens, Physics World, December 2011
Japanese construction firm unveils ambitious space-elevator vision, Physics World, April 2012, p. 8