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April 2014

1-3 International Cometary Workshop, Toulouse, France more...
4 Properties of the Lunar Regolith Revealed by the Diviner Lunar Radiometer (Benjamin Greenhagen, Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Hess Room more...
8-10 Titan Through Time Workshop 3, Laurel, Maryland more...
8-11 4th International Workshop on on Lunar and Planetary Compact and Cryogenic Science and Technology Applications (LSA 4), Cocoa Beach, Florida more...
11 Planetary Volcanism: Environmental Effects on Eruption Style (Karl Mitchell, Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Lecture Hall more...
22-24 Humans to Mars Summit, Washington, DC
25 Constraints on the Formation Age and Evolution of the Moon from 142Nd-143Nd Systematics of Apollo 12 Basalts (Claire McLeod, University of Houston), Lecture Hall more...
27-May 2 European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria
28-29 Interplanetary Small Satellite Conference, Pasadena, California
28-May 1 45th Annual Meeting of the American Astronomical Society's Division on Dynamical Astronomy (DDA 2014), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
28-May 1 Habitable Worlds Across Time and Space, Baltimore, Maryland
28-May 3 21st Young Scientists' Conference on Astronomy and Space Physics, Kiev, Ukraine

May 2014

5-9 13th International Conference on Space Operations (SpaceOps 2014), Pasadena, California
13 EnVision: M4 Venus Orbiter Workshop, London, England more...
13-14 Mars Exploration Analysis Group (MEPAG) Meeting, Washington, DC
13-15 The Formation of the Solar System Conference, Bonn, Germany
14-16 First Landing Site Workshop for the 2020 Mars Rover Mission, Washington, DC
17-21 51st Annual Meeting of the Clay Minerals Society, College Station, Texas
19-21 Venus Exploration Targets Workshop (#venus2014), Houston, Texas
20-22 Biosignatures Across Space and Time, Bergen, Norway
26-31 Accretion and Early Differentiation of the Earth and Terrestrial Planets (ACCRETE), Nice, France more...
27-28 3rd Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop (iCubeSat 2014), Pasadena, California
27-30 Second International Conference on Radiation and Dosimetry in Various Fields of Research (RAD 2014), Nis, Serbia
28-30 Workshop on Planetary Volcanism — POSTPONED (#planetlava), Houston, Texas more...
30 Elastic Models of Magma Reservoir Mechanics: A Key Tool for Investigating Planetary Volcanism (Eric Grosfils, Pomona College), Lecture Hall more...

June 2014

1-5 Second Annual Meeting of the AAS Laboratory Astrophysics Division (LAD 2014), Boston, Massachusetts
3-5 International Symposium on Lunar and Planetary Science, Macau, China more...
3-5 Mars — Connecting Planetary Scientists in Europe (MPSE 2014), Warsaw, Poland
8-14 Goldschmidt 2014, Sacramento, California
9-12 Fifth Meeting of the Space Resources Roundtable and the Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium, Golden, Colorado
10-14 International Venus Workshop, Catania, Sicily, Italy more...
15-19 11th International GeoRaman Conference, St. Louis, Missouri more...
16-20 11th International Planetary Probe Workshop (#IPPW11), Pasadena, California
16-20 48th ESLAB Symposium: New Insights into Volcanism Across the Solar System, Noordwijk, The Netherlands more...
16-20 Annual Planetary Science Summer School, Session 1, Pasadena, California
23-26 Science Results from Pan-STARRS1, Baltimore, Maryland
24-27 6th Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing (WHISPERS), Lausanne, Switzerland
27 Deformation on Enceladus: Implications for Ice Shell Properties (Amanda Nahm, University of Idaho), Lecture Hall more...
30-Jul 4 Asteroids, Comets, Meteors (ACM), Helsinki, Finland more...
30-Jul 4 The Outer Regions of Extrasolar Planetary Systems, Geneva, Switzerland
30-Aug 8 ISIMA 2014: Gravitational Dynamics, Toronto, Canada

July 2014

4-11 6th International Summer School on Radar/SAR Systems, Bonn, Germany
6-11 CoRoT3-KASC7: The Space Photometry Revolution, Toulouse, France
6-11 Origins 2014, Nara, Japan more...
7-11 6th Alfven Conference: Plasma Interactions with Solar System Objects, Anticipating Rosetta, MAVEN, and Mars Orbiter Mission, London, United Kingdom
7-11 Complex Planetary Systems, Namur, Belgium
7-11 Nuclei in the Cosmos, Debrecen, Hungary more...
9-11 The Universe in the Light of Akari and Synergy with Future Large Space Telescopes, Oxford, United Kingdom
11 The MSL Rover Curiosity: What We’re Doing, and Quick View of How We Do It (Allan Treiman, Lunar and Planetary Institute), Lecture Hall more...
14-18 Annual Planetary Science Summer School, Session 2, Pasadena, California
14-18 Eighth International Mars Conference (#8thMars), Pasadena, California more...
20 5th Annual Lunar and Small Bodies Graduate Conference (LunGradCon 2014), Moffett Field, California more...
21-23 NASA Exploration Science Forum (ESF), Moffett Field, California
21-25 2014 Sagan Exoplanet Summer Workshop: Imaging Planets and Disks, Pasadena, California
21-25 Eighth International Conference on Aeolian Research (ICAR VIII), Lanzhou, China more...
23-24 Outer Planets Analysis Group (OPAG) Meeting, Bethesda, Maryland
25 Impact Basins and the Moon: Understanding Very Large Crater Formation (Ross Potter, Lunar and Planetary Institute), Lecture Hall more...
28-30 Workshop on the Study of the Ice Giant Planets (#Icegiant), Laurel, Maryland more...
28-Aug 1 11th Annual Meeting of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, Sapporo, Japan
28-Aug 1 Characterizing Planetary Systems Across the HR Diagram, Cambridge, England more...
29-31 11th Meeting of the NASA Small Bodies Assessment Group (SBAG), Washington, DC

August 2014

2-10 40th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Moscow, Russia
4 Europa Pre-Proposal Conference, Virtual meeting
4-8 Cosmic Dust VII, Osaka, Japan
4-8 Saturn in the 21st Century, Madison, Wisconsin
6-8 5th Planetary Crater Consortium Meeting, Flagstaff, Arizona more...
8 Effusive Volcanism on Mercury (Paul Byrne, Lunar and Planetary Institute), Lecture Hall more...
11-14 1st LSST Observing Cadences Workshop, Phoenix, Arizona
13-15 Planetary Rings Workshop, Boulder, Colorado more...
18-22 19th International Sedimentological Congress of the International Association of Sedimentologists, Geneva, Switzerland
20-21 Solar Wind Interaction with Pluto Workshop, Boulder, Colorado more...
24-28 Small Bodies Dynamics 2014 (SBD14), Ubatuba, Brazil more...

September 2014

5-9 7th GEOSCIED Conference, Hyderabad, India more...
7 Workshop on Using Radar Imagery for Meteorite Fall Detection and Recovery, Casablanca, Morocco more...
7-12 European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC 2014), Cascais, Portugal
8-10 Planet Formation and Evolution 2014, Kiel, Germany
8-11 Electrification in Dusty Atmospheres Inside and Outside the Solar System, Pitlochry, United Kingdom
8-12 First Astrobiology School at the Observatorio Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
8-12 Living Together: Planets, Stellar Binaries and Stars with Planets, Litomysl, Czech Republic
8-12 Thirty Years of Beta Pic and Debris Disk Studies, Paris, France
8-13 77th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, Casablanca, Morocco
10-12 Planet Formation and Evolution 2014, Kiel, Germany more...
12-14 45th Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, Knoxville, Tennessee more...
15-19 Towards Other Earths II: The Star-Planet Connection, Porto, Portugal more...
18-21 International Meteor Conference 2014, Giron, France
19 The Role of Fault Growth and Connectivity on Fluid and Volatile Transport in the Crust (Danielle Wyrick, Southwest Research Institute), Lecture Hall more...
20-21 SpaceUp Toulouse, Toulouse, France more...
20-23 International Conference of Young Astronomers, Torun, Poland
22-25 Exoplanets with JWST–MIRI, Heidelberg, Germany
23-27 National Conference of Astronomers of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
24-26 Joint Workshop on High Pressure, Planetary, and Plasma Physics, Rostock, Germany
24-Oct 2 Summer Course on Exoplanets, La Palma, Spain more...
29-Oct 3 65th International Astronautical Congress, Toronto, Canada
29-Oct 3 Dynamical Astronomy in Latin-America, Santiago, Chile

October 2014

3 The Use of In Situ Analytical Technology and Impactite Dating in Planetary Field Geology (Kelsey Young, University of Maryland/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center), Lecture Hall more...
7-10 12th European VLBI Network Symposium and Users Meeting, Cagliari, Italy
7-10 4th International Workshop on LunarCubes (LCW 4), Mountain View, California more...
7-10 Fourth International Workshop on Lunar Cubes, Mountain View, California
13-16 The 14th European Astrobiology Conference (EANA 2014), Edinburgh, Scotland
13-19 Moscow International Solar System Symposium (5M-S3), Moscow, Russia more...
15-17 First International Asteroid Impact Deflection Assessment (AIDA) Workshop, Laurel, Maryland more...
19-22 GSA Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
22-24 Annual Meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (#leag2014), Laurel, Maryland more...
23-24 Premier Atelier, Marseille, France
23-24 The Brown Dwarf to Exoplanet Connection Conference: Making sense of Atmospheres and Formation, Newark, Delware more...
23-26 Solar Eclipse Conference 2014, Alamagordo, New Mexico more...
27-29 14th ASCE International Conference On Engineering, Science, Construction and Operations In Challenging Environments (Earth and Space 2014), St. Louis, Missouri
27-31 19th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, Greenbelt, Maryland
27-31 Réunion des Sciences de la Terre, Pau, France
29-31 International Conference on Space Exploration, Strasbourg, France

November 2014

1 Workshop on Analytical Methods Applied to Earth and Planetary Sciences I (#methods2014), Sopron, Hungary
3-4 Workshop on Volatiles in the Martian Interior (#volatiles2014), Houston, Texas more...
4-6 PREDONx Workshop in Scientific Data Preservation, Paris, France more...
4-7 International Workshop on Instrumentation for Planetary Missions, Washington, DC more...
6-7 Photonics for Planets, Florence, Italy more...
9-14 46th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS 2014), Tucson, Arizona
12-14 2014 Conference on Big Data from Space (BiDS '14), Frascati, Italy more...
14 Preservation of Isotopic Heterogeneity in a Convecting Martian Mantle (Canceled ---- Walter S. Kiefer, Lunar and Planetary Institute), Lecture Hall more...
16-20 Wide-Field InfraRed Surveys: Science and Techniques, Pasadena, California more...
16-21 Triple Evolution and Dynamics in Stellar and Planetary Systems, Haifa, Israel
18-21 Star-Planet Interactions and the Habitable Zone, Saclay, France
24-Dec 12 The 2014 International School for Young Astronomers (ISYA2014), Chiang Mai, Thailand more...

December 2014

4-5 Hayabusa 2014: Second Symposium of Solar System Materials, Sagamihara, Japan more...
15-19 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California

January 2015

6-8 12th Meeting of the NASA Small Bodies Assessment Group (SBAG), Phoenix, Arizona
8-10 Conference on Spacecraft Reconnaissance of Asteroid and Comet Interiors 2015 (#astrorecon2015), Tempe, Arizona more...
12-15 26th Annual Space Radiation Investigator's Workshop (2015 Space Rad IWS), Galveston Island Convention Center, Galveston, Texas more...
13-15 Earth-Life Science Institute 3rd International Symposium, Tokyo, Japan more...
23 Basaltic Volcanism: Magma Transport from Asthenosphere to Surface at Hawaii (Helge Gonnemann, Rice University), Lecture Hall more...

February 2015

4-5 Workshop on Early Solar System Bombardment III (#bombardment3), Houston, Texas more...
6 Cyclicity in the Rock Record of Mars and the Origin of Mount Sharp (Kevin Lewis, Johns Hopkins University), Lecture Hall more...
10-12 WISE at 5: Legacy and Prospects, Pasadena, California
11-13 Workshop on Collisions in the Solar System, Belgrade, Serbia more...
18 Workshop on the Potential for Finding Life in a Europa Plume, Moffett Field, California more...
19-20 Outer Planets Assessment Group (OPAG), Moffett Field, California more...
23-27 Physics of Exoplanets: From Earth-Sized to Mini-Neptunes, Goleta, California
24-26 Planetary Protection Course: Policies and Practices, NASA Kennedy Space Center, Florida more...

March 2015

2-5 Ground and Space Observatories: A Joint Venture to Planetary Science, Santiago, Chile more...
3 Dating Impact Craters: What Can Precise and Accurate Ages Teach Us? (Martin Schmieder), Moved to Hess Room more...
6 Preservation of Isotopic Heterogeneity in a Convecting Martian Mantle (Walter Kiefer, Lunar and Planetary Institute), Lecture Hall more...
15-18 Ringberg Workshop on Spectroscopy with the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, Schloss Ringberg, Germany more...
16-20 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (#LPSC2015), The Woodlands, Texas
22-27 Habitability in the Universe: From the Early Earth to Exoplanets, Porto, Portugal more...
23-27 Star and Planet Formation in the Southwest, Oracle, Arizona more...
24-26 Workshop on Planetary Protection Knowledge Gaps for Human Extraterrestrial Meetings, Moffett Field, California more...

USRA Sponsored Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

Workshop on Venus Science Priorities for Laboratory Measurements and Instrument Definition (#venustech)
April 7-8, 2015
Hampton, Virginia

Comparative Tectonics and Geodynamics of Venus, Earth, and Rocky Exoplanets (#geodyn15)
May 4-6, 2015
Pasadena, California

Fourth Annual International Planetary Dunes Workshop (#dunes2015)
May 19-22, 2015
Boise, Idaho

Workshop on Issues in Crater Studies and the Dating of Planetary Surfaces (#craterstats2015)
May 19-22, 2015
Laurel, Maryland

Second Planetary Data Workshop (#planetdata2)
June 8-11, 2015
Flagstaff, Arizona

Astrobiology Science Conference 2015 (#abscicon)
June 15-19, 2015
Chicago, Illinois

78th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society
July 27-31, 2015
Berkeley, California

Bridging the Gap III: Impact Cratering in Nature, Experiments, and Modeling (#2015gap)
September 21-26, 2015
Freiburg, Germany

Second International Planetary Caves Conference (#2ndcaves)
October 20-23, 2015
Flagstaff, Arizona

Recent Meetings

Workshop on Planetary Protection Knowledge Gaps for Human Extraterrestrial Meetings
March 24-26, 2015
Moffett Field, California

46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (#LPSC2015)
March 16-20, 2015
The Woodlands, Texas

Workshop on the Potential for Finding Life in a Europa Plume
February 18, 2015
Moffett Field, California

Workshop on Early Solar System Bombardment III (#bombardment3)
February 4-5, 2015
Houston, Texas

Conference on Spacecraft Reconnaissance of Asteroid and Comet Interiors 2015 (#astrorecon2015)
January 8-10, 2015
Tempe, Arizona

Workshop on Volatiles in the Martian Interior (#volatiles2014)
November 3-4, 2014
Houston, Texas

Workshop on Analytical Methods Applied to Earth and Planetary Sciences I (#methods2014)
November 1, 2014
Sopron, Hungary

Annual Meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (#leag2014)
October 22-24, 2014
Laurel, Maryland

Upcoming Seminars

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Lecture Hall - 3:30 PM

Investigating early lunar evolution through U-Pb chronology of the Northwest Africa 773 Clan Meteorites
Barry Shaulis, University of Alberta

Friday, April 17, 2015
Lecture Hall - 3:30 PM

David Leverington, Texas Tech University