CALENDAR CALENDAR 1996-1997

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 SE, 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/

7-8

Kuiper Belt Workshop, Toronto, Canada. Contact: Matthew J. Holman. Phone: 416- 978-8784; fax: 416-978-3921.
E-mail: holman@cita.utoronto.ca
WWW: http://www.cita.utoronto.ca/~holman/kuiperpage.html

9-13

188th Annual Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Madison, Wisconsin. Contact: Steve Maran. Phone: 301-286-5154.
E-mail: hrsmaran@eclair.gsfc.nasa.gov

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

21-26

108th Annual Meeting of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Santa Clara, California. Includes: Universe '96: National Astronomy Festival (6/22-23); Project ASTRO Workshop for Astronomers (6/23-24); The Universe in the Classroom Teachers' Workshop (6/24-25). Contact: Meeting Information, A.S.P., 390 Ashton Avenue, San Francisco CA 94112. Phone: 415-337-1100.
E-mail: lbaker@stars.sfsu.edu
WWW: http://www.physics.sfsu.edu/asp/asp.html

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

1-5

IAU Colloquium No. 161: Astronomical and Biochemical Origins and the Search for Life in the Universe (5th International Bioastronomy Symposium), Capri, Italy. Contact: Cristiano Coxmovici, IFSI/CNR, Via Galilei, 00044 Frascati, Italy. Phone: 39-6-94186230-8; fax: 39-6-9426814.
Email: cosmo@hp.ifsi.fra.cnr.it

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

ACM-96 : Sixth Asteroids, Comets, Meteors Conference, Versailles, France. Contact: ACM, Aeronomie CNRS, BP3, 91371, Verrieres, France. Fax: 33-1-69-20-29-99.
E-mail: aclr@aerov.jussieu.fr

8-12

IAU Symposium 162: New Trends in Astronomy Teaching, London, England. Contact: D. McNally, Univerisity of London Observatory, Mill Hill Park, London NW7 2QS. Phone: 44-0-181-0421; fax: 44-0-181-906-4161.
WWW: http://yan.open.ac.uk/~ajnorton/astro/iau/conf.html

15-17

International Workshop Tunguska 96,University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy. Contact: Tunguska96, Department of Physics of the University, Via Irnerio 46, I-40126 Bologna, Italy. Fax: 39-51- 244101 or 39-51-247244.
E-mail: Tunguska96@bo.infn.it
WWW: http://bohp03.bo.infn.it/tunguska96

17-20

The Case for Mars VI, Boulder, Colorado. Contact: Tom Meyer, The Case for Mars, P.O. Box 4877, Boulder CO 80306. Phone: 303-494-8144; fax: 303-494-8446.
E-mail: meyertr@colorado.edu
E-mail: marscase@colorado.edu(abstracts/papers)
WWW: http://spot.colorado.edu/~marscase/home.html

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

9-13

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California. Contact: AGU Meetings, 2000 Florida Avenue NW, Washington DC 20009. Phone: 202-462-6900; fax: 202-328-0566.

30-Jan 1

Astronomical Time Series (Wise Observatory 25th Anniversary Symposium), Tel- Aviv, Israel. Contact: Dan Maoz, School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel.
E-mail: dani@wise.tau.ac.il

1997

JANUARY

26-30

Space Technology and Applications International Forum (STAIF-97), Albuquerque, New Mexico. Includes: 14th Symposium on Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion; 2nd Conference on Commercial Development of Space; 2nd Conference on Next Generation Launch Systems; 1st Conference on Future Space and Earth Science Missions; 1st Conference on Synergistic Power and Propulsion Systems Technology; 1st Conference on Applications of Thermophysics in Microgravity. Contact: Mohamed S. El-Genk, Technical and Publications Chair, or Mary Bragg, Institute for Space & Nuclear Power Studies, University of New Mexico, School of Engineering, Albuquerque NM 87131-1341. Phone: 505-277-4950; fax: 505-277-2814.
E-mail: mjbragg@unm.edu

MARCH

17-21

28th 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.

JUNE

2-6

Seventh Annual V. M. Goldschmidt Conference, Tucson Arizona. Contact: Michael J. Drake, Department of Planetary Sciences, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, The University of Arizona, Tucson AZ 85721. Phone: 520-621-6962; fax: 520-621-4933.
E-mail: goldconf@lpl.arizona.edu

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