Events

May 1, 2014

Upcoming events, May 2014

May 2 – Lecture: The Characterization of the Gamma-Ray Signal from the Central Milky Way – A Compelling Case for Annihilating Dark Matter, Ithaca, N.Y.

May 2-4 – Workshop for Science Teachers: Astronomy from the Ground Up!, Parkes, Australia

May 3 – Lecture: KickSat – Final Preparation, London, United Kingdom

May 5-6 – Workshop: New Frontiers for Majorana Fermions from Condensed to Dark Matter, Rome, Italy

May 5-7 – 10th International Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Measurements from Space, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

May 5-7 – 2014 Phenomenology Symposium, Pittsburgh, Penn.

May 5-8 – Meeting: Theory and Modelling of Polarisation in Astrophysics, Prague, Czech Republic

May 5-9 – International Conference on Space Operations, Pasadena, Calif.

May 5-9 – 5th International HEPPA/SOLARIS Workshop, Baden-Baden, Germany

May 5-11 – Astronomy Week

May 5-19 – 13th International Conference on Space Operations, Pasadena, Calif.

May 5-30 – Class: What Is Dark Matter? Nordita, Stockholm

May 6-9 – Workshop: Questioning Fundamental Physical Principles 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

May 7 – Workshop on Multi-Link Networking For Satellite and Terrestrial Wireless Communications, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

May 7 – Meeting: Development of a Strategic Vision and Implementation Plan for the U.S. Antarctic Program at the National Science Foundation, Columbus, Ohio

May 7 – Lecture: Evaporation and Accretion of Extrasolar Comets Following White Dwarf Kicks, Ithaca, N.Y.

May 9 – Royal Astronomical Society Ordinary Meeting, London, United Kingdom

May 9 – Meeting: Radio Intensity Mapping as a New Cosmological Tool, London, United Kingdom

May 9 – Meeting: Seismology From Space – Geodetic Observations and Early Warning of Earthquakes, London, United Kingdom

May 9 – Lecture: Populating the Hubble Sequence in Cosmological Simulations, Ithaca, N.Y.

May 11-16 – Workshop: Supernovae, Gamma-ray Bursts and the Induced Gravitational Collapse, Les Houches, France

May 12-13 – Bringing Fundamental Astrophysical Processes Into Focus: A Community Workshop to Plan the Future of Far-Infrared Space Astrophysics, Greenbelt, Md.

May 12-13 – Conference: Copernicus – Sentinels Serving Society and the Environment, Athens, Greece

May 12-14 – Workshop: Latest Results in Dark Matter Searches, Stockholm, Sweden

May 12-15 – 9th International Astronomical Consortium for High Energy Calibration Meeting, Warrenton, Va.

May 12-16 – Symposium: Multiwavelength-surveys – Galaxy Formation and Evolution from the Early Universe to Today, Dubrovnik, Croatia

May 12-16 – 2014 International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Tokyo, Japan

May 12-17 – Spontaneous Workshop VIII: Hot topics in Modern Cosmology, Cargese, France

May 12-23 – 7th ICTP Workshop on the Theory and Use of Regional Climate Models, Trieste, Italy

May 13 – EnVision: M4 Venus Orbiter Workshop, London, United Kingdom

May 13 – 2014 UK CubeSat Workshop, Harwell, United Kingdom

May 13-14 – Mars Exploration Program Analysis Group Meeting, Washington, D.C.

May 13-15 – Workshop: The Formation of the Solar System, Bonn, Germany

May 13-16 – Workshop: Speed & Sensitivity – Expanding Astronomical Horizons with ELTs, Galway, Ireland

May 13-20 – 14th Synthesis Imaging Workshop, Socorro, N.M.

May 14-15 – 4th Annual MilSatCom Asia Pacific Conference, Singapore

May 14-16 – First Landing Site Workshop For the 2020 Mars Rover Mission, Washington, D.C.

May 14-18 – 33rd International Space Development Conference, Los Angeles, Calif.

May 15-16 – European Lunar Symposium, London, United Kingdom

May 16-17 – 17th Eastern Gravity Meeting, Morgantown, W.Va.

May 17-21 – 51st Annual Meeting of the Clay Minerals Society, College Station, Texas

May 18-23 – 10th International LISA Symposium, Gainesville, Fla.

May 18-23 – 10th Sino-German Workshop on Galaxy Formation and Cosmology: From Dark Matter to Galaxies, Xi’an, China

May 18-23 – 6th Rencontres de Blois: Particle Physics and Cosmology, Blois, Loire Valley, France

May 18-24 – Vulcano Workshop 2014: Frontier Objects in Astrophysics and Particle Physics, Vulcano Island, Sicily, Italy

May 19 – European Space Components Coordination Training Course, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

May 19-21 – 69th Dutch Astronomy Conference, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands

May 19-21 – Third China-U.S. Workshop on Radio Astronomy Science and Technology: Emerging Opportunities, Green Bank, W.Va.

May 19-21 – Venus Exploration Targets Workshop, Houston, Texas

May 19-21 – Conference: Atmospheric Monitoring for High-Energy Astroparticle Detectors, Padova, Italy

May 19-22 – 30th National Space Symposium, Colorado Springs, Colo.

May 19-22 – 8th Harvard-Smithsonian Conference on Theoretical Astrophysics: Debates on the Nature of Dark Matter, Cambridge, Mass.

May 19-22 – Conference: Origin of Mass 2014, Odense, Denmark

May 19-23 – Workshop: Adaptive Multi-Functional Space Structures for Micro-Climate Control, Pasadena, Calif.

May 19-23 – Ferrara International School: Vacuum and Broken Symmetries – From the Quantum to the Cosmos, Ferrara, Italy

May 19-30 – Workshop: Theory Facing Experiment on Electroweak Symmetry Breaking, Flavour and Dark Matter – Where Do We Stand, Anacapri, Italy

May 20-21 – SatCom Africa 2014 Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa

May 20-22 – SENTINEL-2 for Science Workshop, Rome, Italy

May 20-22 – Conference: 99 years of Black Holes – From Astronomy to Quantum Gravity, Potsdam, Germany

May 20-22 – Joint Meeting of the Nordic Network of Astrobiology and the Centre of Geobiology: Biosignatures Across Space and Time, Bergen, Norway

May 20-22 – 5th Electronic Materials, Processes and Packaging for Space Workshop, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

May 20-22 – Workshop: IGAC/SPARC Chemistry-Climate Model Initiative, Lancaster, United Kingdom

May 20-24 – Conference: Gravitation, Solitons and Symmetries, Tours, France

May 21 – Lecture: What Gravitational-Wave Observations Can Tell Us about the Super-Massive Black Hole Population of the Universe, Sydney, Australia

May 21-23 – 15th Canadian Conference on General Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics, Winnipeg, Canada

May 22 & 23 – Lecture: Putting the ‘P’ in ‘JPL’ – The Past, Present, and Future of Propulsion at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.

May 22-23- Symposium: Remote Sensing for Conservation, London, United Kingdom

May 22-26 – Riverside Telescope Makers Conference, Big Bear City, Calif.

May 23-25 – 5th Workshop on Theory, Phenomenology and Experiments in Flavour Physics, Capri, Italy

May 25-29 – IAU Symposium 306: Statistical Challenges in 21st Century Cosmology, Lisbon, Portugal

May 25-30 – Gravitational-Wave Advanced Detector Workshop (GWADW 2014), Takayama, Japan

May 25-31 – 14th International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil

May 25-June 15 – Workshop: Dwarf Galaxies as Cosmological Probes, Aspen, Colo.

May 26-28 – 21st St. Petersburg International Conference on Integrated Navigation Systems, St. Petersburg, Russia

May 26-30 – Olympian Symposium for Star Formation, Paralia Katerinis, Greece

May 26-30 – Astropol 2014 Conference: Polarisation as a Tool to Study the Solar System and Beyond, Grenoble, France

May 26-30 – The 4S Symposium: Small Satellites Systems and Services Symposium, Majorca, Spain

May 26-30 – 17th International Conference From the Planck Scale to the Electroweak Scale, Paris, France

May 26-30 – 19th Real-Time Conference, Nara, Japan

May 26-31 – Workshop: Accretion and Early Differentiation of the Earth and Terrestrial Planets, Nice, France

May 26-June 20 – Workshop: The Extragalactic Distance Scale, Garching, Germany

May 27 – EUsatcom Conference 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

May 27-28 – Third Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop, Pasadena, Calif.

May 27-29 – GREAT3 Final Meeting, Pittsburgh, Penn.

May 27-30 – 2nd International Conference on Radiation and Dosimetry in Various Fields of Research, Nis, Serbia

May 28 – Lecture: An Evening on Titan, London, United Kingdom

May 28-30 – Workshop on Planetary Volcanism, Houston, Texas

May 29 – Lecture: Frontiers of Neutron Star Astrophysics, Ithaca, N.Y.

May 29-30 – Meeting: Frontiers of Neutron Star Astrophysics, Ithaca, N.Y.

May 29-30 – Meeting: Committee on Radio Frequencies, Washington, D.C.

May 30 – Lecture: Elastic Models of Magma Reservoir Mechanics – A Key Tool for Investigating Planetary Volcanism, Houston, Texas




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