August 2, 2014

The 40th COSPAR Scientific Assembly

The 40th COSPAR Scientific Assembly will be held from 2–10 August 2014, in Moscow, to be organized by Lomonosov Moscow State University, one of the leaders in Russian educational system and the country’s oldest university.

Currently one of the most prominent scientific meetings in the world, COSPAR Scientific Assemblies were conceived to promote research in astrophysics, astronomy, space science, space biology and medicine, through free and impartial exchange of information and open discussions. Its contribution to international cooperation can hardly be overestimated, as well as its role for further enhancement of space education.

Moscow, the capital of Russian Federation, will be the host city for the 40th Scientific Assembly. Being, on one hand, one of the world global cities, it also treasures rich historic and cultural heritage, whose past goes back for more than 8 centuries. The spirit of the past as well as signs and conveniences of modern city make Moscow one of the most attractive place for visitors, especially in August, the most mild period of the year in the region. More than 60 museums, 100 theatres, and 700 Russian orthodox churches in the city, and even more are in its nearest suburbs, are the reasons why stay in Moscow is never boring.

We cordially invite everyone engaged in space research and exploration to participate in the 40th COSPAR Scientific Assembly and visit Moscow in summer 2014!

Start: August 2, 2014 8:00 am PDT
End: August 10, 2014 5:00 pm PDT
Venue: Lomonosov Moscow State University campus
Address:
Moscow, Russian Federation

September 1, 2014

European Planetary Science Congress 2014 – EPSC

The intention of the European Planetary Science Congress 2014 is to cover a broad area of science topics related to planetary science and planetary missions. The programme of the congress will contain oral and poster sessions, and it will emphasize workshops and panel discussions in order to have a strong interaction between the participants.

The Scientific Organizing Committee of the EPSC2014 invites all planetary scientists to participate in the congress, submit contributions to the topical sessions and share their research with colleagues and friends. We are looking forward to welcome you in Cascais, Portugal!

Start: September 1, 2014 8:00 am PDT
End: September 7, 2014 5:00 pm PDT
Venue: Estoril Conference Centre (ECC)
Address:
Caiscais, Portugal

September 29, 2014

The 65th International Astronautical Congress 2014

The 65th International Astronautical Congress 2014, the world’s premier space event, will take place in Toronto, Canada from September 29 to October 3, 2014 at the award-winning Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The Congress theme “Our World Needs Space” will promote an exploration of the relationship between Earth and space and the ways that space activities help to meet our needs on Earth.

The Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI) is proud to host IAC 2014. CASI has had the priviledge of hosting two previous IACs, both to great acclaim: IAC 1991 in Montreal, and more recently IAC 2004 in Vancouver.

This unique global international collaborative platform brings together experts active in industry, government and academia, as well as many retirees and amateurs of space. IAC 2014 will provide an excellent opportunity for participants from around the world to network and present their latest accomplishments and future plans, identify opportunities for collaboration, and share their opinions on the widest possible array of topics.

IAC 2014 Chair Ron Holdway looks forward to welcoming YOU to Toronto for IAC 2014!

Start: September 29, 2014 8:00 am PDT
End: September 29, 2014 8:00 am PDT
Venue: Metro Toronto Convention Centre - South Building
Address:
Toronto, Canada

October 1, 2014

Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG)

Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG) – October 2014

Start: October 1, 2014 8:00 am PDT
End: October 1, 2014 5:00 pm PDT

November 9, 2014

46th Annual Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting (DPS)

46th Annual Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting (DPS)
9-14 November 2014
JW Marriott Starr Pass
Tucson, AZ

Start: November 9, 2014 8:00 am PDT
End: November 14, 2014 5:00 pm PDT
Venue: JW Marriott Starr Pass
Address:
Tucson, AZ, United States

December 15, 2014

American Geophysical Union

Start: December 15, 2014 8:00 am PDT
End: December 19, 2014 5:00 pm PDT
Address:
San Francisco, CA, United States

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