Events

June 4, 2014

June 2014

June 6 – 10th Meeting of the Exoplanet Exploration Program Analysis Group, Boston, Mass.
http://exep.jpl.nasa.gov/exopag/exopag10/
June 7 – Chinese/Soviet Technical Forum, London, United Kingdom
www.bis-space.com/2013/11/27/12174/chinesesoviet-forum-2
June 8-13 – Goldschmidt 2014 Geochemistry Conference, Sacramento, Calif.
http://goldschmidt.info/2014/index
June 8-14 – Conference: Advancing Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array, Giardini Naxos, Italy
https://indico.skatelescope.org/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=270
June 9 – Meeting: Exploration Systems Development Update, Huntsville, Ala.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1KFXRY2mo3vJo2xN5KEq-oErxHE-KJvxSVNlTeYmVefs/viewform
June 9-10 – Conference: The Submillimeter Array – First Decade of Discovery, Cambridge Mass.
http://aas.org/events/2013-12/submillimeter-array-first-decade-discovery
June 9-10 – Summer School: Statistical Modeling of Cosmic Populations, University Park, Penn.
http://astrostatistics.psu.edu/su14/
June 9-12 – 5th Joint Space Resources Roundtable/Planetary & Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium, Golden, Colo.
www.isruinfo.com/
June 9-12 – 6th International Conference on Acoustic and Radio EeV Neutrino Detection Activities, Annapolis, Md.
http://events.icecube.wisc.edu/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=55
June 9-13 – 18th Cambridge Workshop on Cool Stars, Stellar Systems and the Sun, Flagstaff, Ariz.
http://www2.lowell.edu/workshops/coolstars18/
June 9-13 – 9th Biennial Conference on Classical and Quantum Relativistic Dynamics of Particles and Fields, Storrs, Conn.
www.iard-relativity.org/iard2014/
June 9-13 – String-Math 2014 Conference, Edmonton, Canada
https://sites.google.com/a/ualberta.ca/stringmath2014/
June 9-20 – National Nuclear Physics Summer School 2014, Williamsburg, Va.
www.wm.edu/as/physics/nnpss2014/
June 10 – 2014 Sample Return Robot Challenge, Worcester, Mass.
http://wp.wpi.edu/challenge/
June 10 – NASA/MSFC HUBZone Small Business Industry Day, Huntsville, Ala.
www.wbcna.org/calendar/eventdetail/1516/-/nasa-msfc-hubzone-small-business-industry-day
June 10-11 – Workshop: Inter-Calibration and Degradation of EUV Instruments, Brussels, Belgium
www.stce.be/euvworkshop2014/
June 10-12 – Workshop: The Physics of First Star and Galaxy Formation, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
https://higgs.ph.ed.ac.uk/workshops/physics-first-star-and-galaxy-formation
June 10-13 – 9th ESA Round Table on Micro and Nano Technologies for Space Applications, Lausanne, Switzerland
http://congrexprojects.com/2014-events/14C03
June 10-14 – International Venus Workshop, Catania, Sicily, Italy
http://www.iaps.inaf.it/Venus2013/
June 11-12 – Meeting: A Survey of the Active Scientific Use of the Radio Spectrum, Woods Hole, Mass.
http://www8.nationalacademies.org/cp/meetingview.aspx?MeetingID=7135
June 11-13 – Workshop: Dark Interactions – Perspectives from Theory and Experiment, Upton, N.Y.
www.bnl.gov/di2014/
June 11-13 – Summer School: Bayesian Computing for Astronomical Data Analysis, University Park, Penn.
http://astrostatistics.psu.edu/su14/
June 11-13 – 5th Meeting: Guidance for NSF on National Ocean Science Research Priorities: Decadal Survey for Ocean Sciences, Irvine, Calif.
http://www8.nationalacademies.org/cp/meetingview.aspx?MeetingID=7127
June 11-20 – 57th Session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Vienna, Austria
www.oosa.unvienna.org/oosa/en/COPUOS/index.html
June 12-13 – Symposium: Extraterrestrial Liberty II – Human Governance Beyond the Earth, London, United Kingdom
www.bis-space.com/2013/12/11/12223/extraterrestrial-liberty-ii-human-governance-beyond-the-earth
June 12-13 – Mechanisms’ Final Presentation Days 2014, Noordwijk, the Netherlands
http://congrexprojects.com/2014-events/14m02/home
June 15-19 – 11th GeoRaman Conference, St. Louis, Mo.
http://georaman2014.wustl.edu/
June 15-20 – 2014 Geospace Environment Modeling Summer Workshop, Portsmouth, Va.
www.cpe.vt.edu/gem/
June 15-Jul 06 – Workshop: Fast and Furious – Understanding Exotic Astrophysical Transcients, Aspen, Colo.
www.aspenphys.org/physicists/summer/program/summer2014.html#_7
June 16-18 – AGU Science Policy Conference, Washington, D.C.
http://spc.agu.org/2014/
June 16-19 – Symposium: The X-Ray Universe 2014, Dublin, Ireland
http://xmm.esac.esa.int/external/xmm_science/workshops/2014symposium/
June 16-19 – Conference: Gamma-Ray Bursts in the Multi-Messenger Era, Paris, France
https://indico.in2p3.fr/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9603
June 16-19 – Workshop: Gazing at the Solar System – Capturing the Evolution of Dunes, Faults, Volcanoes and Ice from Space, Pasadena, Calif.
www.kiss.caltech.edu/workshops/gazing2014/index.html
June 16-20 – 11th International Planetary Probe Workshop, Pasadena, Calif.
www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/ippw2014/
June 16-20 – 48th ESLAB Conference: New Insights into Volcanism Across the Solar System, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
http://congrexprojects.com/2014-events/48-ESLAB/
June 16-20 – International Conference: Cosmology and Relativistic Astrophysics, Moscow, Russia
http://hea.iki.rssi.ru/zeldovich-100/
June 16-20 – 20th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Atlanta, Ga.
www.aiaa.org/EventDetail.aspx?id=18639
June 16-20 – AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition, Atlanta, Ga.
www.aiaa-aviation.org/
June 16-20 – 6th AIAA Atmospheric and Space Environments Conference, Atlanta, Ga.
www.aiaa.org/EventDetail.aspx?id=18630
June 16-20 – AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Atlanta, Ga.
www.aiaa.org/EventDetail.aspx?id=18631
June 16-20 – 32nd AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Atlanta, Ga.
www.aiaa.org/EventDetail.aspx?id=18629
June 16-20 – Conference: Powerful AGN and Their Host Galaxies Across Cosmic Time, Port Douglas, Australia
www.atnf.csiro.au/research/workshops/2014/SouthernCrossVII/index.html
June 16-20 – Conference: Extreme Astrophysics in an Ever-Changing Universe – Time Domain Astronomy in the 21st Century, Ierapetra, Crete, Greece
http://www3.mpifr-bonn.mpg.de/div/jhs/Welcome.html
June 16-20 – 35th Annual International Gravitational Physiology Meeting/13th European Life Sciences Symposium/1st Aging in Space Symposium, Waterloo, Canada
www.congrexprojects.com/2014-events/14a07/
June 16-20 – 69th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Champaign-Urbana, Ill.
http://isms.illinois.edu/
June 16-20 – NASA’s 25th Annual Planetary Science Summer School – Session 1, Pasadena, Calif.
https://pscischool.jpl.nasa.gov/index.cfm
June 16-20 – Meeting: Intergalactic Matters, Heidelberg, Germany
www.mpia-hd.mpg.de/homes/igm14/
June 16-20 – Summer School on Protoplanetary Disks, Groningen, The Netherlands
www.diana-project.com/summer-school/
June 16-20 – Prospects in Theoretical Physics 2014: String Theory, Princeton, N.J.
https://pitp2014.ias.edu/
June 16-July 4 – Summer School 2014: Asymptotic Analysis in General Relativity, Grenoble, France
http://if-summer2014.sciencesconf.org/
June 17-19 – Thirrd Annual International Space Station Research and Development Conference, Chicago, Ill.
http://astronautical.org/forms/iss_14/register_iss14.php
June 17-20 – Library and Information Services in Astronomy Conference, Naples, Italy

http://eventi.oacn.inaf.it/lisa7/

June 18 – Lecture: UK Space Life and Biomedical Sciences – A Launchpad for British Human Space Flight, London, United Kingdom
www.bis-space.com/2014/03/04/12501/uk-space-life-and-biomedical-sciences-a-launchpad-for-british-human-space-flight
June 18-20 – Workshop: Cross-correlations in the High Redshift Sky, London, United Kingdom
http://xcorr2014.co.uk/
June 18-Jul 01 – 2014 European School of High-Energy Physics, Garderen, The Netherlands
http://physicschool.web.cern.ch/PhysicSchool/ESHEP/ESHEP2014/




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News Briefs August 18, 2014

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