Events

December 18, 2015
 

Upcoming Events – January 2016

Jan. 3-4Workshop for Early-career American Astronomical Society Members: Resources & Techniques for Effective Outreach to Students & the Public, Kissimmee, Fla.

Jan. 4-8227th American Astronomical Society Meeting, Kissimee, Fla.

Jan. 4-82016 AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, San Diego, Calif.

Jan. 4-8AIAA Spacecraft Structures Conference, San Diego, Calif.

Jan. 4-8AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, San Diego, Calif.

Jan. 4-8Symposium on Space Resource Utilization, San Diego, Calif.

Jan. 4-8AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, San Diego, Calif.

Jan. 4-8AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, San Diego, Calif.

Jan. 4-8Dynamics Specialists Conference, San Diego, Calif.

Jan. 5Lecture: Finding Amazing Structures Hidden in Big, Complex, Dense, Raw Data, Mountain View, Calif.

Jan. 5-9Conference on General Relativity, Hainan, China

Jan. 6Teleconference: Review of Progress Toward the Decadal Survey Vision in New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Jan. 6-92016 National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, Colo.

Jan 6-126th International Workshop on High Energy Physics in the LHC Era, Valparaiso, Chile

Jan. 7-8Strings, Cosmology and Gravity Student Conference, London, United Kingdom

Jan. 7-99th International Workshop on Very High Energy Particle Astronomy, Honolulu, Hawaii

Jan. 8Royal Astronomical Society Ordinary Meeting, London, United Kingdom

Jan. 8Meeting: Modern Data Analysis in Solar Physics — Progress in the Automated Analysis of Solar Features and their Dynamics, London, United Kingdom

Jan. 8Meeting: Multiwavelength Surveys for Extragalactic Astrophysics, London, United Kingdom

Jan. 10-1496th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society: Earth System Science in Service to Society, New Orleans, La.

Jan. 10-16Workshop: Essential Cosmology for Next Generation 2016, Cancun, Mexico

Jan. 11-13Meeting: NASA Technology Roadmaps, Irvine, Calif.

Jan. 11-15Workshop: The Delivery of Water to Proto-planets, Planets and Satellites, Bern, Switzerland

Jan. 11-15Conference: The Early Growth of Galaxies — The HST, Spitzer and Herschel Joint Legacy, Sexten, Italy

Jan- 11-30Latin American School of Observational Astronomy 2015, Tonantzintla Puebla, Mexico

Jan. 12Lecture: Life in the Universe — The Breakthrough Initiatives, Mountain View, Calif.

Jan. 12-154th ELSI Symposium — Three Experiments in Biological Origins: Early Earth, Venus and Mars, Tokyo, Japan

Jan. 13-1520th Microlensing Workshop: Accurate Mass Measurements Via Microlensing, Paris, France

Jan- 13-154th Chilean School of High Energy Physics, Valparaiso, Chile

Jan. 14 & 15Lecture: Deep Space Atomic Clock, Pasadena, Calif.

Jan. 15Fifth UK-QFT Meeting: Progress in Quantum Field Theory and Gravity – from Colliders to Cosmology, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Jan. 17-22Gordon Research Conference: Bridging Disciplinary Perspectives to See Further Into Life’s Origins, Galveston, Texas

Jan. 18-22Conference: Physics of Cosmic Dawn and Reionization in the SKA Era, Sexten, Italy

Jan. 18-22Fifth Bangkok Workshop on High-Energy Theory, Bangkok, Thailand

Jan. 18-226th Fermi Asian Network Workshop, Muju, South Korea

Jan. 19Lecture: Observing the Re-renty of Space Debris WT1190F, Mountain View, Calif.

Jan. 19Lecture: A Novel Approach to OSETI, Mountain View, Calif.

Jan. 20Teleconference: Review of Progress Toward the Decadal Survey Vision in New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Jan. 23-26Tehran Meeting on Modified Gravity, Tehran, Iran

Jan. 23-29Conference: Science for Space Weather, Goa, India

Jan. 25-28Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, Tucson, Ariz.

Jan. 25-29Conference: Galactic Surveys — New Results on Formation, Evolution, Structure and Chemical Evolution of the Milky Way, Sexten, Italy

Jan. 25-29WORKshop for PLAnetary Nebulae observationS (WorkPLaNS), Leiden, The Netherlands

Jan. 26-28Third Carbon from Space Workshop, Exeter, United Kingdom

Jan. 26-28SOKENDAI Asian Solar Physics Winter School, Tokyo, Japan

Jan. 27-2914th Meeting of the NASA Small Bodies Assessment Group, Monrovia, Calif.

Jan. 28Lecture: OSIRIS-REx Mission to Asteroid Bennu, Houston, Texas

Jan. 28-29Workshop: Magnetic Intermediate Mass Stars, Bagneres de Bigorre, France

Jan. 28-3163rd Pacific Conference on Spectroscopy and Dynamics, Pacific Grove, Calif.

Jan. 31-Feb. 5Gordon Research Conference: Reconstructing Processes from Genes to the Geologic Record, Galveston, Texas




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