47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference Q&A with
Dr. Stephen Mackwell

February 26, 2016

Dr. Stephen Mackwell, LPI Director, takes questions from the scientific community on this year’s Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Topics covered include future venue locations for LPSC, childcare options for families, how to participate on the program committee, and advice for new attendees and first time presenters.


The 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference is just around the corner. You may already know what you’re packing, which sessions you’re attending, and who your roommate will be. However, we recognize questions arise as you prepare for your trip.

Join us for a special live Q&A with Dr. Stephen Mackwell, LPSC Co-Chair. He will field questions about the scientific program, meeting logistics, IT and other topics, that are important to you. Ask us your questions so you can get the most out of the premier lunar and planetary conference in the world!

Submit your questions using #LPSC2016 between now and February 19 via Twitter or this form. Join the conversation on February 26 to hear the answers, submit a new question, and see the livestreamed Q&A.

We hope to see you there!

How to participate via Twitter:

1. Make sure you’re following @lpimeetings.
2. Log on to Twitter at 12:00 p.m. U.S. Central Standard Time (CST).
3. In the Twitter search window, type in the hashtag #LPSC2016. This will allow you to see all tweets coming in during the Q&A.
4. To ask a new question, talk about a session where you’re presenting, share your tips, or respond to others, don’t forget to use hashtag #LPSC2016 so all participants see your tweets.

How to view the livestreamed event:
Visit this website on Friday, February 26 at 12:00 p.m. U.S. CST to view the livestreamed Q&A event and hear your questions answered.

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