Events

December 18, 2013

January 2014

Jan. 1-14 – NASA-NORDIC Astrobiology Winter School: Water and the Evolution of Life in the Universe, Hawaii
www.ifa.hawaii.edu/UHNAI/2014winterschool/
Jan. 5-9 – 223rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, National Harbor, Md.
http://aas.org/meetings/223rd-aas-meeting-washington-dc
Jan. 6-7 – GREAT3 Mid-challenge Meeting, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
www.great3challenge.info/?q=node/19
Jan. 8-9 – 10th NASA Small Bodies Assessment Group Meeting, Washington, D.C.
www.cvent.com/events/10th-nasa-small-bodies-assessment-group-meeting/event-summary-42e6401017e64afda43b566e760a876e.aspx
Jan. 9 – IAA Space Exploration Conference: Planetary Robotic and Human Spaceflight Exploration, Washington, D.C.
http://iaaweb.org/content/view/534/713/
Jan. 9-10 – Heads of Space Agencies Summit on Exploration: Planetary Robotic and Human Spaceflight Exploration, Washington, D.C.
http://iaaweb.org/content/view/535/708/
Jan. 9-10 – Advances in Mathematical Relativity: A Conference in Honor of Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat, Bures-sur-Yvette, France
www.ihes.fr/jsp/site/Portal.jsp?document_id=3391&portlet_id=14
Jan. 10 – Royal Astronomical Society Ordinary Meeting, London, United Kingdom
www.ras.org.uk/component/gem/?id=252
Jan. 10 – Meeting: Geomagnetic Field Dynamics and Structure on Timescales from Minutes to Decades, London, United Kingdom
www.ras.org.uk/component/gem/?id=251
Jan. 10 – Meeting: Ionising Processes in Atmospheric Environments of Planets, Brown Dwarfs and M Dwarfs, London, United Kingdom
www.ras.org.uk/component/gem/?id=250
Jan. 10 – Lecture: Spectroscopic Classification and Investigation of Terrain Units of Saturn’s Icy Moons, Houston, Texas
www.lpi.usra.edu/lpi/seminars/#2281
Jan. 12-17 – Stratospheric Processes and their Role in Climate 2014 General Assembly, Queenstown, New Zealand
www.sparc2014.org/
Jan. 12-31 – School of Astronomy Observations for Latin American Students, Tonantzintla, Mexico
www.astroscu.unam.mx/cursos/esaobela/
Jan. 13-14 – Outer Planets Assessment Group Meeting, Tucson, Ariz.
www.lpi.usra.edu/opag/
Jan. 13-15 – Meeting: Human Spaceflight, Irvine, Calif.
http://www8.nationalacademies.org/cp/meetingview.aspx?MeetingID=6595&MeetingNo=11
Jan. 13-15 – First Gutenberg Astrophysics Workshop & Winter School, Strasbourg, France
http://gawws.u-strasbg.fr/
Jan. 13-16 – Fifth International Workshop on the Mars Atmosphere: Modelling and Observations, Oxford, United Kingdom
http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/oxford2014/
Jan. 13-17 – Conference: Essential Cosmology for the Next Generation – Cosmology on the Beach, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
http://bccp.berkeley.edu/beach_program/index2014.html
Jan. 13-17 – AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, National Harbor, Md.
www.aiaa.org/
Jan. 13-17 – 10th AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Specialist Conference, National Harbor, Md.
www.aiaa.org/EventDetail.aspx?id=18410
Jan. 13-17 – 7th Symposium on Space Resource Utilization, National Harbor, Md.
www.aiaa.org/EventDetail.aspx?id=18413
Jan. 13-17 – AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, National Harbor, Md.
www.aiaa.org/EventDetail.aspx?id=18406
Jan. 13-17 – AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, National Harbor, Md.
www.aiaa.org/EventDetail.aspx?id=18408
Jan. 13-17 – AIAA Spacecraft Stuctures Conference, National Harbor, Md.
www.aiaa.org/EventDetail.aspx?id=18407
Jan. 13-17 – 22nd AIAA/ASME/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference, National Harbor, Md.
www.aiaa.org/EventDetail.aspx?id=18389
Jan. 13-17 – Conference: The Evolution of Galaxy Clusters and Cluster Galaxies in the Epoch of Large Optical/IR Surveys, Sexten, Italy
www.sexten-cfa.eu/en/conferences/details/38-the-evolution-of-galaxy-clusters-and-cluster-galaxies-in-the-epoch-of-large-opticalir-surveys
Jan. 13-17 – Conference: Essential Cosmology for the Next Generation – Cosmology on the Beach, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
http://bccp.berkeley.edu/beach_program/index2014.html
Jan. 13-24 – Astrophysics School: Electromagnetic and Gravitational Wave Signals from Compact Objects, Mayan Riviera, Mexico
www.astroscu.unam.mx/lookandlisten/
Jan. 15 – Lecture: British participation in Human Space Flight – A Chequered Record, London, United Kingdom
www.bis-space.com/2013/11/26/12159/british-participation-in-human-space-flight-a-chequered-record
Jan. 16 & 17 – Lecture: The Mars Exploration Rovers – A Decade of Exploration, Pasadena, Calif.
www.jpl.nasa.gov/events/lectures_archive.php?year=2014&month=1
Jan. 19-22 – Conference: Science with the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment, Tegernsee, Germany
https://indico.mpifr-bonn.mpg.de/indico/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=69
Jan. 20-21 – e-MERLIN Data School, Manchester, United Kingdom
www.jb.man.ac.uk/meetings/emerlin2014/
Jan. 20-23 – 6th VLF/ELF Remote Sensing of the Ionosphere and Magnetosphere Working Group Meeting, Dunedin, New Zealand
www.physics.otago.ac.nz/versim/VERSIM_workshop_Dunedin_2014.html
Jan. 20-24 – 18th International Conference on Microlensing, Santa Barbara, Calif.
http://lcogt.net/microlensing18
Jan. 20-24 – Conference: Formation and Evolution of the Galactic Bulge, Sexten, Italy
www.sexten-cfa.eu/en/conferences/details/37-formevo_galbulge
Jan. 20-24 – Third Bcool Meeting, Saint Andrews, United Kingdom
http://bcool2014.sciencesconf.org/
Jan. 22 – Lecture: The Future of SKYLON, London, United Kingdom
www.bis-space.com/category/bis-events
Jan. 26-30 – 24th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Santa Fe, N.M.
www.space-flight.org/docs/2014_winter/2014_winter.html
Jan. 26-Feb. 2 – International Workshop on Prospects of Particle Physics: Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics, Valday, Russia
www.inr.ac.ru/~school/
Jan. 27-31 – DANCE Winter School: Central Configurations, Periodic Orbits and Beyond in Celestial Mechanics, Barcelona, Spain
www.crm.cat/en/Activities/Pages/ActivityDescriptions/ACCelMech.aspx
Jan. 28-30 – Workshop: Calibration, Validation and Evolution of Land Products, Rome, Italy
http://congrexprojects.com/2014-events/13m49/introduction
Jan. 28-31 – 2014 SORCE Science Meeting, Cocoa Beach, Fla.
http://lasp.colorado.edu/home/sorce/news-events/meetings/2014-sorce-science-meeting/
Jan. 29-30 – Athena Kick-Off Meeting, Garching, Germany
http://www2011.mpe.mpg.de/athena/kickoff_mpe_2014/Main_Page.html
Jan. 31-Feb. 5 – 37th Annual Guidance and Control Conference, Breckenridge, Colo.
www.aas-rocky-mountain-section.org/conf_info.htm




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