Lunar Science Forum 2013 – Logistics and Agenda

PIA004051The Virtual NASA Lunar Science Forum 2013 (LSF2013): Third Announcement

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General Information


In 2013, the Lunar Science Forum will be a VIRTUAL conference with NO “in-person” component this year!

NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI), formerly the NASA Lunar Science Institute, will broadcast the annual NASA Lunar Science Forum (LSF) as a virtual conference during the dates of July 16-18, 2013. The conference will be broadcast between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. PDT, Tuesday-Thursday, followed by optional poster sessions each day.

The scientific program<> will feature sessions on in-depth scientific results from the recent and pending missions, including: the Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), Acceleration, Reconnection, Turbulence and Electrodynamics of the Moon’s Interaction with the Sun (ARTEMIS), Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) and a status update for the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) mission.

Additional program highlights include:

•   Annual Shoemaker Award<> Lecture (winner to be announced at the meeting)
•   The NASA Townhall
•   Virtual poster sessions<>
•   Student and Young Professional Events<>

Although this year’s Lunar Science Forum is virtual, we highly encourage local communities to establish virtual hubs<>, as described below.  We look forward to another exciting meeting focusing on science Of, On and From the Moon!

How to Participate

Virtual Poster Session

Virtual Hubs

LunGradCon Virtual Worskhop