MARCH


11-14

Infrared Space Interferometry Workshop: Astrophysics & The Study of Earth-like Planets, Toledo, Spain. Contact: Carlos Eiroa, Chairman LOC, Dpto. Fisica Téorica, C-XI, Facultad De Ciencias, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain. Phone: 34-1-397-5567; fax: 34-1- 397-3936.
E-mail: irinter@astro1.ft.uam.es
ftp: laeff.esa.es /pub/irinter

18-22

27th Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, Texas. Contact: Publications and Program Services Department, LPI, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston TX 77058-1113. Phone: 713-486-2166; fax: 713-486-2160.
E-mail: simmons@lpi.usra.edu

APRIL


1-4

ESO Workshop on The Early Universe with the VLT, Garching bei München, Germany. Contact: European Southern Observatory, VLT96, attn. Ch. Stoffer, Karl-Schwarzschild-Str. 2, D-85748 Garching bei München, Germany. Phone: 49-89-320-060; fax: 49-89-320-06-480.
E-mail: VLT96@eso.org

MAY


3-4

Space Horizons: Space Initiatives at a Crossroads, Boston, Massachusetts. Contact: David Goldstein. Phone: 401-331-8975.
E-mail: David_Goldstein@brown.edu
WWW: http://www.newspace.com/horizons/

19-25

20th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science and 8th International Astrodynamics Symposium, Gifu, Japan. Contact: Tomifumi Godai, 20th ISTS General Chairman, 1-29-6 Hamamatsu-cho, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105 Japan. Phone: 03-5473-7014; fax: 03-5473-7814.

20

Earth System Science: Internet-based summer course, Department of Space Studies, University of North Dakota. Contact: Henry Borysewicz, Distance Education Coordinator, Department of Space Studies, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202. Phone: 800-828-4274; fax: 701-777-3711.
E-mail: borysewi@aero.und.nodak.edu
WWW: http://neptune.space.und.nodak.edu/

20-24

American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland. Contact: AGU Meetings, 2000 Florida Avenue N.W., Washington DC 20009. Phone: 202-462-6900; fax: 202-328-0566.

27-31

IAU Symposium 177: The Carbon Star Phenomenon, Antalya, Turkey. Contact: Robert F. Wing, SOC Chair, IAU Symposium 177, Department of Astronomy, Ohio State University, 174 West 18th Avenue, Columbus OH 43210.
E-mail: wing@payne.mps.ohio-state.edu
WWW: http://www-astronomy.mps.ohio-state.edu/~wing/sym177.html

JUNE


1-6

Space 96: The Fifth International Conference and Exposition on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space and RCE II: The Second Conference on Robotics for Challenging Environments, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Contact: Dr. Stewart W. Johnson, Chair, Space and Robotics Conferences, Johnson and Associates, 820 Rio Arriba, S.E., Albuquerque NM 87123-5103. Phone: 505-298-2124; fax (by arrangement): 505-298-2124.
E-mail: StWJohnson@aol.com

2-5

Statistical Challenges in Modern Astronomy II, University Park, Pennsylvania. Contact: Gutti Jogesh Babu, Department of Statistics, The Pennsylvania State University, 319 Classroom Building, University Park PA 16802-2111. Phone: 814-863-2837; fax: 814-863-7114; e-mail: babu@stat.psu.edu. Or: Eric Feigelson, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, The Pennsylvania State University, 525 Davey Laboratory, University Park PA 16802-6305. Phone: 814-865-0162; fax: 814-863-3399.
E-mail: edf@astro.psu.edu
WWW: http://www.stat.psu.edu/astrostat/

16-18

Planetary Formation in the Binary Environment, Stony Brook, New York. Contact: Michal Simon, Astronomy Program, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY 11794-2100. Phone: 516-632-8226 or Andrea Ghez: 310- 206-0420.
E-mail: origins@sbast1.ess.sunysb.edu
msimon@sbast1.ess.sunysb.edu
ghez@urania.astro.ucla.edu

17-20

IAU Colloquium 159: Emission Lines in Active Galaxies: New Methods and Techniques, Shanghai, People's Republic of China. Contact: IAU Colloquium 159, Department of Astronomy, Ohio State University, 174 West 18th Avenue, Columbus OH 43210. Fax: 614-292-2928.
E-mail: iau159@payne.mps.ohio-state.edu
ftp bessel.mps.ohio-state.edu or ftp 128.146.37.206
WWW: http://www-astronomy.mps.ohio-state.edu/iau159.html

18-21

ESO Workshop on Science with the VLT Interferometer, Garching bei München, Germany. Contact: F. Paresce or O. von der Lühe, European Southern Observatory, Karl-Schwarzschild-Str. 2, D-82748 Garching b. München, Germany. Fax: 89-320-2362.
E-mail: fparesce@eso.org
ovdluhe@eso.org

20-27

Fourth International Conference on Nuclei in the Cosmos, Notre Dame, Indiana. Contact: Michael Wiescher, Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame IN 46556. Phone: 219-631-6788; fax: 219-631-5952.
E-mail: NIC96@nd.edu
WWW: http://www.nd.edu/~nic96

24-26

From Stardust to Planetesimals: A Scientific Symposium, Santa Clara, California. Contact: Yvonne Pendleton, M/S 245-3, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field CA 94035-1000.
E-mail: stardust@galileo.arc.nasa.gov
WWW: http://www-space.arc.nasa.gov/~stardust

25-27

Missions to the Outer Solar System and Beyond: First IAA Symposium on Realistic Near-Term Advanced Scientific Space Missions, Turin, Italy. Contact: Giancarlo Genta, Dept. of Mechanics, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, I-10129 Torino, Italy. Phone: 39-11-564-6922; fax: 39-11-564- 6999.
E-mail: Genta@polito.it

JULY


1-5

IAU Colloquium 165: Dynamics and Astronomy of Natural and Artificial Celestial Bodies, Poznan, Poland. Contact: Agnieszka Kryszczynska, Astronomical Observatory of A. Mickiewicz University, ul. Sloneczna 36, PL-60-286 Poznan, Poland. Phone: 48-61-679670; Fax: 48-61-536536.
E-mail: astro@phys.amu.edu.pl
WWW: http://www.astro.amu.edu.pl/IAU_Coll.html

3-5

International Conference on the SL9-Jupiter Collision, Meudon, France. Contact: Agnes Fave, Conference SL9-Jupiter, DESPA, Observatoire de Paris, F-92195 Meudon Cedex, France. Fax: 33-1-45-07-28-06.
E-mail: sl9jupiter@megasx.obspm.fr

8-12

Asteroids, Comets, Meteors, Versailles, France. Contact: ACM, Aeronomie CNRS, BP3, 91371 Verrieres, France.

9-19

The XVIII Congress of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing: Resource and Environmental Monitoring, Vienna, Austria. Contact: Lawrence W. Fritz, ISPRS Secretary, Martin Marietta Corporation, P.O. Box 8040-13A24, Philadelphia PA 19101. Phone: 215-531-3205; fax: 215-889- 3296.

22-26

59th Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, Berlin, Germany. Contact: Publications and Program Services Department, LPI, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston TX 77058-1113. Phone: 713-486-2166; fax: 713- 486-2160.
E-mail: simmons@lpi.usra.edu

AUGUST


4-14

30th International Geological Congress, Beijing, China. Contact: Zhao Xun, Deputy Secretary General, 30th IGC, P.O. Box 823, Beijing 100037 P.R. China. Phone: 86-10-8327772; fax: 86-10-8328928.
E-mail: zhaox@bepc2.ihep.ac.cn

26-Sept 6

International School of Space Science 1996 course on Space Science from the Space Station, L'Aquila, Italy. Contact: International School of Space Science, c/o Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, Via Vetoio, Coppito, 67100 L'Aquila, Italy. Phone: 39-862-433016; fax: 39-862-433033.
E-mail: ssc@aquila.infn.it

SEPTEMBER


11-13

Space Microdynamics and Accurate Control Symposium (SMACS 2), Toulouse, France. Contact: Agnes Letraublon, CNES, 18, avenue Edouard Belin-BPI 2011, 31055 Toulouse Cedex, France. Phone: 33-61-27- 36-26; fax: 33-61-28-13-27.

OCTOBER


7-10

Hypervelocity Impact Symposium, Freiburg, Germany. Contact: Susanne Deschoux, 1996 HVIS, Ernst- Mach-Institut, Fraunhofer-Institut fur Kurtzzeitdynamik, Eckerstr. 4, D-79104 Freibur I. BR, Germany. Or: Mark Boslough, MS 0821, Sandia National Laboratories, P.O. Box 5800, Albuquerque NM 87185-0821. Phone/fax: 505-845-8851.
E-mail: mbboslo@sandia.gov

16-18

Workshop on Evolution of Igneous Asteroids: Focus on Vesta and the HED Meteorites, Houston, Texas. Contact: Publications and Program Services Department, LPI, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston TX 77058-1113. Phone: 713-486-2166; fax: 713-486-2160.
E-mail: enticknap@lpi.usra.edu

22-25

28th Annual Meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society, Tucson, Arizona. Contact: Steve Larson, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ 85721. Phone: 520-621-4973; fax: 520-621-4933.
E-mail: slarson@lpl.arizona.edu

28-31

Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Denver, Colorado. Contact: Vanessa George, 3300 Penrose Place, Boulder CO 80301. Phone: 303-447-2020; fax: 303-447-1133.

NOVEMBER


4-7

IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation, Berlin, Germany. Contact: Bernd Kirchner, Symposium and Program Coordinator, DLR/WS. Phone: 49-30-69545-545; fax: 49-30-69545-532.
E-mail: iaa.symp@dlr.de

DECEMBER


2-5

Aerospace Technologies in Earth Sciences, Moscow, Russia. Contact: MIIGAIK, 103064, Gorochovskiy per., Moscow, Russia. Phone: 7-095-267-5436; fax: 7-095-267-4681. Or: Russian Aerosol Society, 103064, Vorontsovo pole str., 10, NIFHI, Moscow, Russia. Phone: 7-095-916-6389; fax: 7-095-147-4361.
E-mail: kirill@cc.nifhi.ac.ru

1997

JULY


17-19

Workshop on Parent Body and Nebular Modification of Chondritic Materials, Maui, Hawaii. Contact: Publications and Program Services Department, LPI, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston TX 77058-1113. Phone: 713-486-2166; fax: 713-486-2160.
E-mail: simmons@lpi.usra.edu

AUGUST


30-Sept 5

Sudbury 1997: Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution, Sudbury, Ontario. Contact: Burkhard Dressler, LPI, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston TX 77058-1113. Phone: 713-486-2112; fax: 713-486- 2162.
E-mail: dressler@lpi.usra.edu