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5th IAA Planetary Defense Conference

Gathering for Impact!


 

Emergency response exercise is available at: http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/pdc17/

IAA Press Release Japan selected as site for 2017 Planetary Defense Conference.

Past Planetary Defense Conferences are available on this website (with conference report, papers, presentations and detailed information).

Miraikan, Tokyo, Japan

National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan, Tokyo, Japan)


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The International Academy of Astronautics will hold its 5th conference  from 15 to 19 May 2017 in Tokyo, Japan. 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
  • The 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 conferences). Conference attendees may also use the hypothetical scenario as their topic for papers and presentations.

 


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Early-Bird Registration
24 Sep 2016 to 14 Mar 2017
Abstract Submission Date
24 Sep 2016 to 15 Dec 2016
Paper Submission Date
15 Jan 2017 to 6 May 2017
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