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Opening Ceremony of Climate Change and Disaster Management Conference
Opening Ceremony of Climate Change and Disaster Management Conference, 26 February 2015, Thiruvananthapuram, India. Dr Madhavan Nair President IAA, India, during welcome address, Dr Jean-Yves Le Gall, President CNES, France, Dr. Shailesh Nayak, Secretary MoES, India, Sri. Justice P. Sathasivam, Honourable Governor of Kerala, India, Dr Tanja Masson Swaan, President IISL, Netherlands, Dr K.R. Sridhara Murthy, Vice-President IISL, India and Dr Jean-Michel Contant, Secretary General IAA, France.

 Conference in India

The International Conference on Climate Change and Disaster Management - Space Based Systems and their Applications: Technological and Legal Perspectives (i3CDM) took place on February 26-28, 2015 at Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram, India (see pictures of the Conference). The i3CDM Conference co-organized by the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), the International Institute of Space Law (IISL), the Ministry  of Earth Sciences, Government of India, the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE), and the Indian Space Organisation (ISRO) was addressing all aspects of the contribution of space activities to understanding and solving the problems of climate change and disaster management. The i3CDM Conference was attended by 280 participants and nearly 90 papers were presented together with a roundtable of Heads of Space Agencies of India, France, Romania and Mexico. The International Conference on Climate Change and Disaster Management (i3CDM) has recommended 11 points to reduce uncertainties in climate assessment and prediction. Several media reported on this event.
On this occasion several newly elected members were introduced in the Academy: Shailesh Nayak, Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Earth Sciences (Member Social Science section), Kiran Kumar, new Chairman ISRO (Member of the Engineering Science section), K.N. Ninan, Director PCM of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (Member of the Engineering Science section), Anil Bhardwaj, Director Space Physics Laboratory (Corresponding Member Basic Science section), and John Zachariah, Deputy Director Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (Corresponding Member Social Science section).
 


Round Table during Climate Change and Disaster Management Conference
Round Table during Climate Change and Disaster Management Conference, 26 February 2015, Thiruvananthapuram, India. Dr. Mendietta, Head of the Mexican Space Agency, Dr. Madhavan Nair, President IAA, Dr. Jean-Yves Le Gall, President CNES - French Space Agency, Dr. Tanja Masson Swaan, President IISL, Dr. Jean-Michel Contant, Secretary General IAA and Dr. Marius Piso, Head of the Romanian Space Agency.



 Call for hosting HIS 2017

The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) is inviting proposals from candidate Local Organizing Committees (LOCs) who are seeking to host the
2017 IAA Humans in Space Symposium in the late spring of 2017. The IAA Humans in Space Symposium is a biannual meeting that is organized by the International Academy of Astronautics (see http://iaaweb.org/content/view/620/816/). The past conferences were held in Cologne, Germany in 2013 and in Houston, USA in 2011. The current conference is being held in Prague, Czech Republic, on June 29 - July 3rd, 2015. Responses to the call for proposals are requested by 3rd March 2015.

Call for hosting PDC 2017

The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) is inviting proposals from candidate Local Organizing Committees (LOCs) who are seeking to host the 2017 IAA Planetary Defense Conference in the late spring of 2017. The IAA Planetary Defense Conference is a biannual meeting that is organized by the International Academy of Astronautics (see http://www.pdc2015.org). The past conferences were held in Granada, Spain (2009), Bucharest, Romania (2011), Flagstaff, Arizona, USA (2013). The current conference is being held in Frascati, Italy, on 13-17 April 2015. Responses to the call for proposals are requested by 1st April 2015.


 IAA Workshop in Brazil

The 1st IAA Latin America Cubesat Workshop took place in
08-11 December08-11 December08-11 DecemberBrasilia, Brazil, from 08 December to 11 December 2014.

 IAA Academy Day Beijing

The International Academy of Astronautics Academy Day Beijing, China was held on November 25, 2014. Several Academicians received their diplomas during this Academy Day meeting in Beijing. IAA Academy Day Kiev

     IAA Academy Day Kiev

The International Academy of Astronautics Academy Day Kiev, Ukraine was held on November 06, 2014. Academicians attended this joint IAA-NASU meeting with the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Scientific program is available. IAA Academy Day Kiev
The next International Academy of Astronautics Academy Day will be held in Kiev, Ukraine on November 06, 2014. Academicians are invited to attend this joint IAA-NASU meeting with the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Scientific program is available.

The next International Academy of Astronautics Academy Day will be held in Kiev, Ukraine on November 06, 2014. Academicians are invited to attend this joint IAA-NASU meeting with the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Scientific program is available.

 IAA Academy Day
Toronto

The International Academy of Astronautics Academy Day was held in Toronto, Canada at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on September 28, 2014. More than 300 Academicians and their guests gathered on this occasion. Scientific program is available.

 

 

 


 



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