8th International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Planetary Defense Conference
This 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 or disrupt a threatening object.
- Austrian Academy of Sciences - Commission for Geosciences
Key session topics will include:
- Ongoing and Upcoming Mission Highlights
- Hypothetical Asteroid Threat Exercise
- Key International and Policy Developments
- Near-Earth Object (NEO) Discovery
- Near-Earth Object (NEO) Characterization
- Deflection / Disruption Modeling & Testing
- Space Mission & Campaign Design
- Impact Effects & Consequences
- Disaster Management & Impact Response
- Public Education and Communication
- The Decision to Act: Political, Legal, Social and Economic Aspects
The program will be available soon at the event website.