Events

October 4, 2013

Events October 2013

Oct. 4 – Meeting: Human Spaceflight – Public and Stakeholder Opinions Panel, Washington, D.C.

 

Oct. 4-10 – World Space Week

 

Oct. 5 – Mars Society UK 2013 AGM and Conference, Leicester, United Kingdom

 

Oct. 5 – British Interplanetary Society North Event, York, United Kingdom

 

Oct. 6-8 – Frank N. Bash Symposium 2013: New Frontiers in Astronomy, Austin, Texas

 

Oct. 6-11 – 45th Annual Meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society, Denver, Colo.

 

Oct. 7 – Lecture: Designing Against Space Flight Disaster, Exeter, United Kingdom

 

Oct. 7-8 – Second National Conference on Space Science, Karachi, Pakistan

 

Oct. 7-9 – Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium, Huntsville, Ala.

 

Oct. 7-10 – 13th Topical Seminar on Innovative Particle and Radiation Detectors, Siena, Italy

 

Oct. 7-11 – IAU Symposium 304: Multiwavelength AGN Surveys and Studies, Byurakan, Armenia

 

Oct. 7-11 – Third Workshop on Robotic Autonomous Observatories, Malaga, Spain

 

Oct. 7-11 – ESO/NUVA/IAG Workshop on Challenges in UV Astronomy, Garching, Germany

 

Oct. 7-11 – STEREO/WAVES & WIND/WAVES: Workshop on Solar Radio Emissions, Santorini, Greece

 

Oct. 7-11 – Workshop: Astrophysical Turbulence – From Galaxies to Planets, Dresden, Germany

 

Oct. 7-11 – Second Extreme Universe Laboratory Workshop on Gamma-Ray Bursts, Moscow, Russia

 

Oct. 7-11 – Workshop: Satellites to the Seafloor – Autonomous Science to Forge a Breakthrough in Quantifying the Global Ocean Carbon Budget, Pasadena, Calif.

 

Oct. 7-11 – Fourth International Workshop on Compound-Nuclear Reactions and Related Topics, Maresias, Brazil

 

Oct. 7-11 – 2nd Erlangen Fall School on Quantum Geometry, Erlangen, Germany

 

Oct. 7-18 -School on Fundamental Astrophysics, Sao Paulo, Brazil

 

Oct. 7-13 – Astronomy Week

 

Oct. 8-10 – Workshop: Opportunities to Use Remote Sensing in Understanding Permafrost and Ecosystems, Fairbanks, Alaska

 

Oct. 8-11 – Workshop on Galaxy Bias: Non-linear, Non-local and Non-Gaussian, Trieste, Italy

 

Oct. 9 – Hosted Payload Summit, Washington, D.C.

 

Oct. 9 – Colloquium: The Fine Structure of the Ionized Interstellar Medium, Sydney, Australia

 

Oct. 9 – Meeting: A Survey of the Active Scientific Use of the Radio Spectrum, Pasadena, Calif.

 

Oct. 9-11 – First International Earth Observation Convoy and Constellation Concepts Workshop, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

 

Oct. 9-11 – Workshop: Dust Radiative Transfer 2013 – Codes and Benchmarks, Grenoble, France

 

Oct. 9-11 – Second Postgraduate Meeting On Theoretical Physics, Madrid, Spain

 

Oct. 10 & 11 – Lecture: Theodore Von Karman and the Creation of JPL, Pasadena, Calif.

 

Oct. 11 – The Exo Planet Characterisation Observatory – EchO, London, United Kingdom

 

Oct. 11 – Meeting: Field-aligned Particle Acceleration in Space Plasmas, London, United Kingdom

 

Oct. 12 – Io Workshop 2013, Boulder, Colo.

 

Oct. 13-16 – Workshop: The Orion Nebula Cluster as a Paradigm of Star Formation, Baltimore, Md.

 

Oct. 14-15 – Workshop: Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursts, Kyoto, Japan

 

Oct. 14-16 – Annual Meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group, Laurel, Md.

 

Oct. 14-17 – 9th International Workshop: The Dark Side of the Universe, Trieste, Italy

 

Oct. 14-17 – International Workshop on Spectral Stellar Libraries, Lyon, France

 

Oct. 14-17 – Reinventing Space Conference 2013, Los Angeles, Calif.

 

Oct. 14-17 – 19th Ka and Broadband Communications, Navigation and Earth Observation Conference/31st AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference, Florence, Italy

 

Oct. 14-18 – 4th Moscow Solar System Symposium, Moscow, Russia

 

Oct. 14-18 – Workshop: From Black Holes to Cosmic Rays – When Plasmas Go Wild, Les Houches, France

 

Oct. 14-18 – Conference: Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2013 – Challenges in Communication of Astronomy and Space Exploration, Warsaw, Poland

 

Oct. 15-16 – Human Spaceflight – Technical Feasibility Panel Meeting 4, Washington, D.C.

 

Oct. 15-18 – Conference: The Universe Explored by Herschel, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

 

Oct. 15-18 – INTEGRAL Workshop: INTEGRAL’s Journey Through the High Energy Sky, Rome, Italy

 

Oct. 16 – Lecture: Looking Homeward to Earth – The Power of Perspective, Washington, D.C.

 

Oct. 16-17 – International Symposium on Personal and Commercial Spaceflight, Las Cruces, N.M.

 

Oct. 16-17 – TMT Science and Instrumentation Workshop: Astronomy in the TMT Era, Tokyo, Japan

 

Oct. 16-17 – Meeting: Committee on Radio Frequencies, Irvine, Calif.

 

Oct. 16 – Hayabusa 2013: Symposium of Solar System Materials, Sagamihara, Japan

 

Oct. 17 – Lecture: The Nervous System of a Starship, Bath, United Kingdom

 

Oct. 20-25 – Workshop: Planet Mars IV, Les Houches, France

 

Oct. 20-25 – 16th International Symposium on Microdosimetry, Treviso, Italy

 

Oct. 21-23 – Meeting: Human Spaceflight, Washington, D.C.

 

Oct. 21-24 – Venus Express VIRTIS and VMC Data Workshop, Madrid, Spain

 

Oct. 21-24 – The 7th Korean Astrophysics Workshop: Dynamics of Disk Galaxies, Seoul, South Korea

 

Oct. 21-24 – Workshop on Collapsing Objects, Shanghai, China

 

Oct. 21-24 – International Telemetering Conference, Las Vegas, Nev.

 

Oct. 21-25 – Conference: Physical Processes in the Interstellar Medium, Garching, Germany

 

Oct. 21-25 – Workshop: Metal Production and Distribution in a Hierarchical Universe, Meudon, France

 

Oct. 22 – NASA KSC Business Opportunity EXPO, Port Canaveral, Fla.

 

Oct. 22 – Lecture: Project Icarus – Update and Concept Designs, London, United Kingdom

 

Oct. 22-24 – Conference: Space Weather and Challenges for Modern Society, Oslo, Norway

 

Oct. 22-24 - 7th ESA Workshop on Avionics Data, Control and Software Systems, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

 

Oct. 23-25 – Joint Workshop on High Pressure, Planetary, and Plasma Physics, Berlin, Germany

 

Oct. 23-25 – Second OKC DIAS Workshop: Science with H.E.S.S. II, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Oct. 23-26 – 2013 Fall Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Nuclear Physics, Newport News, Va.

 

Oct. 24 – Second Annual Space & Satellite Regulatory Colloquium, Washington, D.C.

 

Oct. 24-25 – Joint Conference on Satellite Communications, Fukuoka, Japan

 

Oct. 24-26 – Second Asian-Pacific Solar Physics Meeting, Hangzhou, China

 

Oct. 25-27 – 13th European Mars Society Convention, Paris, France

 

Oct. 25-27 – 23rd Midwest Relativity Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisc.

 

Oct. 27-29 – Workshop on Planetesimal Formation and Differentiation, Washington, D.C.

 

Oct. 27-30 – 2013 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, Colo.

 

Oct. 27-31 – Helicity Thinkshop on Solar Physics, Beijing, China

 

Oct. 27-Nov 01 – Conference: Mechanics of the Magnetospheric System and Effects on the Polar Regions, Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile

 

Oct. 27-Nov. 2 – 2013 IEEE Workshop: Room-Temperature Semiconductor X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Detectors, Seoul, South Korea

 

Oct. 28-30 – Swift Science Planning Meeting, State College, Penn.

 

Oct. 28-30 – Event: Stratospheric Sulphur and its Role in Climate, Atlanta, Ga.

 

Oct. 28-Nov. 1 – Conference on Supernovae, Kyoto, Japan

 

Oct. 28-Nov. 2 – Workshop and School on Radio Sun, Zhengxiangbaiqi, Mongolia/Beijing, China

 

Oct. 29-30 – International Space Commerce 2013 Summit, London, United Kingdom

 

Oct. 29-30 – Meeting: Standing Committee on Earth Science and Applications from Space, Washington, D.C.

 

Oct. 30-31 – First International Space Exploration Symposium in Japan: Space Exploration for Humanity and the Future, Tokyo, Japan

 

Oct. 30-31 – Australian ALMA Community Workshop, Sydney, Australia

 

Oct. 31-Nov. 1 – Topical Research Meeting: The Violent Universe, London, United Kingdom

 

 




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