Education and Engagement Events

The LPI will be conducting sessions for planetary scientists, students, and the general public.

Lunar Palooza
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Scientists and public engagement specialists are welcome to participate in this year’s public event. All members of the public, including students, educators, program leaders, amateur astronomers, and their families, are invited to the LPSC Lunar Palooza! Explore hands-on activities and hear about the Apollo missions, ongoing lunar exploration, and future plans from experts attending LPSC. For more information, please contact Christine Shupla (

Early Career Presenters Review
Dates and Times TBD
Students, post-doctoral fellows, and other early career scientists preparing to present research at the 50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference are invited to present their oral or poster presentation and receive feedback from senior scientists before presenting during the regular meeting. For more information, please contact Andy Shaner (

LPSC Insights:  Get Connected, Stay Connected
Date and Time TBD
Are you a student attending LPSC for the first time? Are you unsure how to navigate the conference? Are you nervous about networking? The LPSC Insights:  Get Connected, Stay Connected program is here for you! First-time student attendees who register for this program will be introduced to an experienced LPSC attendee and the pair will spend time attending sessions and networking together. For more information or to volunteer as a mentor, please contact Andy Shaner (

Planetary Scientist Workshop:  Using Social Media to Share Your Science
Date and Time TBD
Planetary scientists attending LPSC are invited to this free workshop, where they will learn from experts about techniques and suggestions for disseminating their science through social media. For more information, please contact Christine Shupla (