Planetary Data: A Workshop for Users and Software Developers

Flagstaff, Arizona (USA)
June 25-29, 2012

We are pleased to announce Planetary Data: A Workshop for Users and Software Developers to be held June 25–29, 2012, at Northern Arizona University (NAU) in Flagstaff, Arizona. The meeting facility is at the du Bois Conference Center on the NAU campus. The two content tracks will share a common day on Wednesday to hold talks of overlapping interest. One or both tracks can be attended and there is no registration fee for either. Abstract submissions for presentations and/or posters are due by April 30, 2012.

Planetary Data Users Track
Share information on digital planetary data, including availability, access and analysis methods.
Present how-to guides for locating, acquiring, processing and working with digital planetary data.

Planetary Software Developers Track
Bring researchers and technology experts together to discuss and exchange ideas to identify difficult planetary research issues that can be addressed by software development.
Present planetary data processing and software development methods and techniques.

The Planetary Data Users track is sponsored by the NASA Planetary Data System, the Planetary Geology and Geophysics Program (PG&G), and the Regional Planetary Image Facility network. The Planetary Software Developers track is sponsored by the NASA PG&G Cartography Program.


April 30, 2012 – Deadline for Abstract Submission (for presentation or poster)
June 15, 2012 – Registration Deadline (if not submitting an abstract)
June 25-29, 2012 – Workshop: Data Users (June 25-27), Software Developers (June 27-29)