(June 29) AIAA LA Planetary Defense and Asteroid Exploration mini- Conference 2024

When:  Jun 29, 2024 from 10:30 to 16:10 (PT)
Associated with  Los Angeles Section

RSVP and Information: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/ev/reg/6b8mmnt/lp/b1558b03-fdb1-47fd-9ac9-7c43a3937d33

AIAA LA 6/29 Section (Town Hall) Meeting

(A hybrid event: In-person and online attendance)

Saturday, June 29, 2024, 10:30 AM PDT (GMT -0700)

Jun 29

(6/29) AIAA LA Planetary Defense and Asteroid Exploration mini-Conference 2024

Dear All,

Please join us for the AIAA LA Planetary Defense and Asteroid Exploration mini-Conference 2024 on Saturday June 29, 2024 at the Lawndale Library, Lawndale, CA or online. This event is open to the public.

The event starts at 10:30am PDT, continuing hybrid and available online as well. All are invited to join online or in person and to meet and interact with the leaders and practitioners of Planetary Defense an Asteroid Exploration.

Lawndale Library
14615 Burin Ave, Lawndale, CA 90260
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Virtual location

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Jun 29, 2024 10:30am PT - Jun 29, 2024 04:30pm PT

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(Attendees are welcome to bring own lunch/food. No lunch will be provided. No lunch break.)

Tentative schedule (details to be announced):

10:00 AM PDT: Check-in; Networking

10:30 AM PDT: Morning Session

12:05 PM PDT: Lunch Break; Networking

01:05 PM PDT: Afternoon Session

05:30 PM PDT: Adjourn

Speakers:

Dr. Nahum Melamed

(Moderator / Event Lead, and Speaker)

AIAA Distinguished Lecturer/Speaker

Project Leader, Guidance and Control Subdivision,

The Aerospace Corporation

(In-person)

Prof. Michael C. Nolan

(Speaker)

Research Professor

OSIRIS-APEX Deputy Principal Investigator

Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona

"Twenty years of Bennu: From Arecibo to Orbit (and on to Apophis)"

(Online, Remote Presentation)

Luisa Fernanda Zambrano Marin, M.S.

(Speaker)

Data Analyst, Florida Space Institute

"Rocks in Space with Radar!"

(Online, Remote Presentation)

Brent W. Barbee

(Speaker)

Aerospace Engineer, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

"Planetary Defense: NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) Mission"

(On-line, Remote Presentation)

Arushi Nath

(Speaker)

Founder, Monitor My Planet

Grade 9 student and a citizen scientist

"PhAst: Accelerated Asteroid Characterization through Novel Photometric Integration Using Ground and Space-Based Sky Surveys"

(On-line, Remote Presentation)

Morgan Goodwin

(Speaker)

Executive Director, Planetary Sunshade Foundation

Director, Sierra Club's local Los Angeles Chapter

"Introducing the Planetary Sunshade"

(In-person)

Nancy C. Wolfson

(Speaker)

President, Disrupting Space

"From Ozone Layer to Planetary Defense: Lessons from the Montreal Protocol"

(On-line, Remote Presentation)

Prof. Madhu Thangavelu

(Speaker)

Conductor, ASTE527 Graduate Space Concepts Studio,

USC Viterbi School of Engineering and USC School of Architecture

"Preliminary Planetary Defense Concepts from USC and ISU"

(In-person Presentation)

Brin Bailey

(Speaker)

Jr Specialist

Deepspace Group

Department of Physics

University of California, Santa Barbara

NASA Ames Science Collaborator

"Ground effects simulations of terminal asteroid disruption via fragmentation"

(On-line, Remote Presentation)

Alexander (Sasha) N. Cohen

(Speaker)

Research Specialist

UCSB Deepspace Group

Department of Physics

University of California, Santa Barbara

"Hydrocode simulations of asteroid disruption and deflection for planetary defense"

(On-line, Remote Presentation)

Disclaimer: The views of the speakers do not represent the views of AIAA or the AIAA Los Angeles Section.

[AIAA Los Angeles Section], [contact@aiaa-lalv.org], [https://www.aiaa-lalv.org]

Location

Lawndale Library (Meeting Room)
14615 Burin Ave.
Lawndale, CA 90260
Dial-in Instructions:
Please RSVP and the Dial-in instruction will be in the confirmation email right afterwards. Please check spam or junk folder if not. It will also be in the reminder emails closer to the event. Thank you!
Online Instructions:
Url: http://aiaa.zoom.com
Login: Please RSVP and the login instruction will be in the confirmation email right afterwards. Please check spam or junk folder if not. It will also be in the reminder emails closer to the event. Thank you!
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Contact

Events/Program Chair
(949)426-8175
events.aiaalalv@gmail.com