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The 2016 Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Astronomical Society; May 30th - June 2nd in Winnipeg, MB

The 2016 Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Astronomical Society; May 30th - June 2nd in Winnipeg, MB | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
Join us in Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 30 – June 2, 2016 for the annual meeting of the Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA).
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ExoMed 2016 Exomedicine Conference; June 7th in La Jolla, CA

ExoMed 2016 Exomedicine Conference; June 7th in La Jolla, CA | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
Join us in La Jolla, CA at the Museum of Contemporary Art for our third international conference of scientists, space professionals, investors, and entrepreneurs shaping the future of exomedicine...
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Global Conference on Space & the Information Society; June 6th - 7th in Geneva, Switzerland

Global Conference on Space & the Information Society; June 6th - 7th in Geneva, Switzerland | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
The Global Conference on Space and the Information Society – GLIS 2016 co-organized by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on 6 and 7 June 2016 in Geneva will look into the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the contributions of satellite communications...
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Science Odyssey, ten days of discovery & innovation; May 6th - 15th, right across Canada

Science Odyssey, ten days of discovery & innovation; May 6th - 15th, right across Canada | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
Embark with us on a Science Odyssey, a collaborative event geared to engage and inspire Canadians of all ages with accomplishments and activities in science, technology and engineering and mathematics...
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2016 Angel Capital Association Investment Summit; May 9th - 11th in Philadelphia, PA

2016 Angel Capital Association Investment Summit; May 9th - 11th in Philadelphia, PA | Space Conference News | Scoop.it

The annual Angel Capital Association Summit is the world’s premier professional development event for angel investors. ACA members, other accredited investors and professionals in the startup ecosystem are invited to attend the event in Philadelphia.

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The 5th Astronuts Kids Space Club "What's Up in Space" camp and STEM Contest; May 14th in Richmond Hill, ON

The 5th Astronuts Kids Space Club "What's Up in Space" camp and STEM Contest; May 14th in Richmond Hill, ON | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
The 5th Astronuts Kids Space Club "What's Up in Space" camp and STEM Contest will be held on May 14th at the David Dunlop observatory in Richmond Hill, Ontario...
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8th CRIAQ Research Forum; April 27th in Montréal, PQ

8th CRIAQ Research Forum; April 27th in Montréal, PQ | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
CRIAQ launches its 8th Research Forum, bringing together the entire aerospace community to engage in an open innovation process with the goal of giving birth to collaborative research and development projects. 

Leaders of the aerospace industry and researchers affiliated with universities, colleges and research centres from across Canada and around the world are invited to take part in the conversation with their own project ideas to help aerospace innovation take off...
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Entrepreneurial Space Business Training; April 25th - June 25th online

Entrepreneurial Space Business Training; April 25th - June 25th online | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurial Space Business Training, approved for two AIAA Continuing Education Credits , is a comprehensive, nine-week course that addresses the key aspects of design, systems engineering, space applications, business and finance fundamentals in the space industry. This will include discussion of the “Commercial Leverage Model” which provides a good conceptual model and practical framework for the private/public partnerships driving the industry...
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NASA's Space Apps Toronto Challenge; April 22nd - 24th in Toronto, ON

NASA's Space Apps Toronto Challenge; April 22nd - 24th in Toronto, ON | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
Over the weekend of April 22–24th, developers, makers, engineers and entrepreneurs will take on NASA-designed challenges, creating solutions that range from silly to serious, fantastical to feasible. 

A part of NASA's International Space Apps Challenge, NASA's Space Apps Toronto is composed of both a Hackathon and a Youth Program – both of which challenge participants to think critically about technology and its effect on the world around us...
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RASC Mississauga Centre Riverwood Star Party; April 12th in Mississauga, ON

RASC Mississauga Centre Riverwood Star Party; April 12th in Mississauga, ON | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
The Riverwood Conservancy, Earthshine Astronomy and Space Science Organization and the Mississauga Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada present a City Star Party at the Riverwood Conservancy at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday April 12 -- weather permitting. 

Please check one of the web sites below around 3:00 p.m. on the day of the star party for a "GO" or NO GO". Also note that if the weather isn't good, it may be moved to Wednesday April 13. 


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8th CRIAQ Research Forum; April 27th in Montreal, PQ

8th CRIAQ Research Forum; April 27th in Montreal, PQ | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
In collaboration with the Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC), CRIAQ launches its 8th Research Forum, bringing together the entire aerospace community to engage in an open innovation process. 

Leaders of the aerospace industry and researchers affiliated with universities, colleges and research centres from across Canada and around the world are invited to take part in this unique networking opportunity with the goal of giving birth to collaborative research and development projects...
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2016 Yuri's Night Toronto; April 8th in Toronto, ON

2016 Yuri's Night Toronto; April 8th in Toronto, ON | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
Yuri’s Night is held April in commemoration of Yuri Gagarin becoming the first human to venture into space on April 12, 1961. Celebrate 55 years in space with the Toronto Chapter of the Canadian Space Society.

It will be held at Earls Kitchen & Bar at the corner of King and York, Toronto, Ontario beginning at 8pm.

This is a public event open to anyone. We kindly ask that those interested RSVP so that sufficient seating is available. If there is sufficient interest, we will try to book a room (if available).
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The 2016 Humans to Mars Summit; May 17th - 19th in Washington, DC

The 2016 Humans to Mars Summit; May 17th - 19th in Washington, DC | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
Explore Mars is proud to present the Humans to Mars Summit 2016 (#H2M2016), the comprehensive Mars exploration conference that addresses the major technical, scientific, and policy challenges of getting humans to Mars, as well as how such missions can have positive impacts on STEM education, American Competitiveness and other important collateral issues. 

"H2M has become the preeminent annual event focused on human missions to Mars," stated Explore Mars Executive Director, Chris Carberry. "We expect H2M 2016 to be by far our most successful and impactful event yet." 

In 2015, H2M had an onsite attendance of almost 750 people and also boasted over 250,000 viewers online. In 2016, Explore Mars intends to dramatically increase both of these numbers, making a clear statement in support of humans to Mars to leaders in the United States and around the world...
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2016 Canadian Aerospace Summit 2016; November 15th - 16th in Ottawa, ON

2016 Canadian Aerospace Summit 2016; November 15th - 16th in Ottawa, ON | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) announced that Vice Admiral William Landay (USN, Ret.) will speak the Canadian Aerospace Summit’s opening ceremonies on November 15, 2016.
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The 31st Annual CATA Innovation & Leadership Awards Gala; May 26th in Ottawa, ON

The 31st Annual CATA Innovation & Leadership Awards Gala; May 26th in Ottawa, ON | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
For more than three decades, the CATAAlliance Innovation Awards Gala has been celebrating the best in Canadian advanced technology from coast to coast...
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2016 AIAA AVIATION Forum and Exposition; June 13th - 17th in Washington, DC

2016 AIAA AVIATION Forum and Exposition; June 13th - 17th in Washington, DC | Space Conference News | Scoop.it

Recognizing that there was no one venue that brought the aviation industry together to address challenges and future direction with a broad, integrating view of the aviation marketplace, AIAA and The Boeing Company started partnering in 2010 to develop a new event. 


The objective was to develop the premier forum for presentation of both recent progress on aircraft design, air traffic management and operations, and aviation technologies as well as policy, planning, and market issues affecting the future direction of the global aviation industry...

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2016 Luxembourg Space Forum; May 10th - 11th in Luxembourg 

2016 Luxembourg Space Forum; May 10th - 11th in Luxembourg  | Space Conference News | Scoop.it

Space Forum will gather many European Space Clusters & Tech Valley representatives, Space business angels, satellites operators and satellite industry suppliers. 


The Space - ICT alliance summit is supported by the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, ESA, ISU, Nereus, and will be held in parallel with ICT Spring 2016, one of Europe’s largest ICT summits.

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Global Conference on Space and the Information Society; June 6th - 7th in Geneva, Switzerland

Global Conference on Space and the Information Society; June 6th - 7th in Geneva, Switzerland | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
The Global Conference on Space and the Information Society – GLIS 2016, co-organised by the International Astronautical Federation and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, on 6 and 7 June 2016 and will feature an intense programme, comprising an Opening Event, 5 Plenary Sessions and a Wrap-up Session...
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2016 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium /Medical Imaging Conference; October 29th - November 5th in Strasburg, France

2016 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium /Medical Imaging Conference; October 29th - November 5th in Strasburg, France | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
The NSS/MIC is a well-established meeting that has continuously provided an exceptional venue to showcase outstanding developments and contributions across the nuclear and medical instrumentation fields. 

This conference brings together engineers and scientists from around the world to share their knowledge and to gain insight and inspiration from others. The conference will include a distinguished series of short courses, relevant refresher courses, and workshops that will address areas of particular interest...
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2016 Exploring the Universe with the James Webb Space Telescope; October 24th - 26th in Montreal, PQ

2016 Exploring the Universe with the James Webb Space Telescope; October 24th - 26th in Montreal, PQ | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), scheduled for launch in October 2018, will be one of the great observatories of the next decade. Its suite of four instruments will provide imaging, spectroscopic and coronagraphic capabilities over the 0.6 to 28.5 micron wavelength range and will offer an unprecedented combination of sensitivity and spatial resolution to study targets ranging from our Solar System to the most distant galaxies. 

With JWST’s launch date approaching rapidly and a first call for proposals scheduled for the end of 2017, it is important to give the astronomical community opportunities to present, highlight and discuss scientific programs that will be made possible by JWST...
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2016 NAB Show; April 16th - 21st in Los Vegas, NV

2016 NAB Show; April 16th - 21st in Los Vegas, NV | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- NAB Show, the world’s largest annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage, and distribute entertainment across all platforms, will feature a broad slate of sessions and programs and exhibits dedicated to the latest trends in drone production and technology. The convention takes place April 16 – 21 in Las Vegas...
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2016 USGIF GEOINT Symposium; May 15th - 18th in Orlando, FL

2016 USGIF GEOINT Symposium; May 15th - 18th in Orlando, FL | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
Hosted and produced by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), a non-profit, non-lobbying educational organization, the annual GEOINT Symposium is the nation’s largest gathering of industry, academia, and government to include Defense, Intelligence and Homeland Security Communities as well as commercial, Fed/Civil, State and Local geospatial intelligence stakeholders. 

The event annually attracts more than 4,000 attendees from all over the world, features more than 250 exhibiting organizations, offers 60 hours of training sessions with accredited CEUs, provides invaluable...
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A Seminar on Better Decision Making through Maritime Traffic Monitoring with MEOPAR, Clear Seas and exactEarth; April 11th in Vancouver, BC

A Seminar on Better Decision Making through Maritime Traffic Monitoring with MEOPAR, Clear Seas and exactEarth; April 11th in Vancouver, BC | Space Conference News | Scoop.it

MEOPAR, Clear Seas and exactEarth invite you attend an interactive workshop on how advances in maritime traffic monitoring and modelling can directly improve marine safety best practices, emergency response and cross-jurisdictional collaboration across the Pacific Northwest...

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International Aerospace Week in MontreaL; April 25th - 29th in Montreal, PQ

International Aerospace Week in MontreaL; April 25th - 29th in Montreal, PQ | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
The International Aerospace Week - Montréal is the high point of Aéro Montréal's 10th anniversary celebrations. It's organized in collaboration with Norton Rose Fulbright and BDC. 

This week will highlight various issues related to the aerospace industry and be an opportunity for our SMEs, as well as all industry stakeholders (government agencies, educational institutions, trade unions ...), to develop strong business relationships and learn more about the industry's evolution...
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IEEE International Conference on Group IV Photonics (GFP); August 24th - 26th in Shanghai China

IEEE International Conference on Group IV Photonics (GFP); August 24th - 26th in Shanghai China | Space Conference News | Scoop.it
The 13th International Conference on Group IV Photonics will be held from August 24th - 26th at the Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai, in Shanghai, China...
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