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Uranus Flagship: Investigations and Instruments for Cross-Discipline Science

July 25–27, 2023
Pasadena, California/Virtual

Purpose and Scope

The purpose of this workshop is to bring together scientists and engineers to discuss how cross-discipline discoveries in the Uranus system can be achieved through instrument concepts and synergistic scientific investigations. This differs from past workshops that were focused on traditional, discipline-specific Ice Giant science questions. All components of the Uranus System (interior to magnetosphere) are in our scope, as are ties to exoplanets, heliophysics, and astrophysics. Innovative aspects of mission or instrument design that enable cross-discipline science are also welcome. This workshop will advance planning for the Uranus Orbiter and Probe mission called for by the recently released Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey.

Meeting Format

The 3-day workshop will include invited and contributed oral presentations, poster presentations, and panel discussions. Each session will include time allocated for open discussion. The detailed schedule will depend on the abstracts received, but we envision sessions for Cross-Discipline Science, Instrument Concepts, and Mission Elements. We will also panel discussions on Diversity, Synergies in Systems Science and Instrumentation, and Measurements Priorities.

Code of Conduct

USRA/LPI is committed to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, age, race, religion, or other protected status. We do not tolerate harassment of meeting participants in any form. USRA/LPI expects that all participants will abide by this Code of Conduct, creating an environment free from harassment, discrimination, disruption, incivility, or violence of any kind. We expect participants to exercise consideration and respect in their speech and actions and refrain from demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing behavior. Report issues, concerns, or violations of this Code of Conduct directly to USRA/LPI management at USRA-LPI Meetings Code of Conduct. The full USRA/LPI Code of Conduct can be found here.

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