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6th IAA Planetary Defense Conference
 

The International Academy of Astronautics is inviting proposals from candidate Local Organizing Committees to host the 2021 IAA Planetary Defense Conference in the spring 2021 (April-May). Please see the IAA Call for Hosting PDC 2021.



 

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The International Academy of Astronautics will hold its 6th conference  from April 29 to May 3rd, 2019 in the USA. The bi-annual conference brings together world experts to discuss the threat to Earth posed by asteroids and comets and actions that might be taken to deflect a threatening object.

  • Key International and Political Developments
  • Advancements in NEO Discovery
  • New NEO Characterization Results
  • Deflection & Disruption Modeling and Testing
  • Mission & Campaign Design
  • Impact Consequences
  • Disaster Response
  • Impact Risk Assessment and Decision to Act
  • Public Education and Communication

The conference will include a hypothetical NEO/Earth impact event scenario that will be part of the conference (similar to what was done at the 2013, 2015 & 2017 conferences). Conference attendees may also use the hypothetical scenario as their topic for papers and presentations.

 


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Early-Bird Registration
1 Nov 2018 to 15 Feb 2019
Abstract Submission Date
1 May 2018 to 15 Dec 2018
Paper Submission Date
2 Feb 2019 to 15 Apr 2019
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