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Authors with an approved abstract may upload their paper until April 8th 2013 deadline. Please login on the conference website with your account and use the Paper Word Template.
The theme for the 2013 IAA Planetary Defense Conference the conference is “Gathering for Impact!”
Call for Papers (pdf print version)
Papers are solicited in the following areas:
Planetary Defense – Recent Progress & Plans
Mitigation Techniques & Missions
Impact Effects that Inform Warning, Mitigation & Costs
Consequence Management & Education
The conference will include an exercise where participants will simulate the decision-making process for developing deflection and civil defense responses to a hypothetical asteroid threat.
Participants will develop a set of actionable recommendations that will help to improve our ability to successfully defend Earth from possible impacts and prepare for unexpected NEO-related disasters. Throughout the conference asteroid 2011AG5 will be considered as a reference scenario to focus the discussions (current information on 2011AG5 is posted at http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/risk/2011ag5.html.
One or more of the best student paper(s) will be awarded a prize. The aim of the student competition is to help promote academic work and informed political debate by enhancing research and general understanding essential for sound decision making on NEO impact threats in years to come.
Submit an Abstract:
Abstract submission is now closed.
(To submit an abstract, please pre-register first. After pre-registration you will access the abstract submittal form.)