Update 05 March 2021 All meetings schedule is for Paris, France time zone. Monday 15 March 2021 14h-16h Commission 5 Space Policy, Law and Economy - Chair Isabelle Duvaux-Bechon 17h-19h Commission 1 Space Physical Sciences - Chair Rosaly Lopes Tuesday 16 March 2021 14h-16h Commission 4 Space System Operation and Utilisation - Chair Rene Laufer 17h-19h Commission 3 Space Technology and System Development - Chair Giancarlo Genta Wednesday 17 March 2021 14h-16h Commission 2 Space Life Sciences - Chair Deng Yulin 18h-20h Commission 6 Space and Society, Culture and Education - Chair Otfrid Liepack Thursday 18 March 2021 14h00-16h00 IAA Publication & Communication Committee - Chair Marius-Ioan Piso (by invitation only) 16h00-18h00 Acta Astronautica IAA Journal Editorial Board - Chair Rock Chern (by invitation only) Friday 19 March 2021 14h00-16h00 Awards & Membership Committee meeting - Chair Chrysoula Kourtidou-Papadeli (by invitation only) Saturday 20 March 2021 14h00-16h00 IAA Finance Committee meeting - Chair John Schumacher (by invitation only) Monday 22 March 2021 17h00-19h00 IAA Scientific Activities Committee (SAC) meeting - Chair Anatoly Perminov (by invitation only) Tuesday 23 March 2021 14h00-16h00 Board of Trustees meeting - Chair Peter Jankowitsch (by invitation only)
The situation related to the Covid-19 virus obliges us to modify the schedule of all Academy meetings as follows: 3rd IAA/AAS SciTech Forum Moscow, Russia, 08-11 December, 2020 7th annual Space Traffic Management conference, 26-27 January, 2021 IAA Academy Day and 43rd COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Sydney, Australia, 28 January, 2021 23rd IAA Humans in Space Symposium, Moscow, Russia, 05-08 April 2021 IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation, Berlin, Germany, 26-30 April 2021 1st IAA African Symposium on Small Satellites Stellenbosch, South Africa, 10-13 May, 2021 3rd Conference Space Situational Awareness (ICSSA), Madrid, Spain, 13-15 September, 2021 IAA Academy Day and International Astronautical Congress Dubai, UAE, 24-29 October, 2021
The new Board of Trustees of the IAA on October 20, 2019 in Washington DC, USA.
Photo: from left to the right: Jean-Michel Contant, France, Daniel Neuenschwander, Switzerland, John Schumacher USA, James Chilton, USA, Antonio Viviani, Italy, Jeffrey Davis, USA, Ralph McNutt, Jr. USA, Jose R. Braga Coelho, Brazil, Wu Meirong, China, Marius-Ioan Piso, Romania, Shigeki Kinai, Japan, Peter Jankowitsch, Austria, Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu, Romania, Joseph Landon, USA, Elena Fomina, Russia and Francisco Mendieta-Jimenez, Mexico.
Dr. K. Sivan, Chairman ISRO, with a large delegation during the ceremony of inauguration of the IAA subsidiary office in Bangalore, India in August 2019. This branch is devoted to support the Paris headquarters office for the management of the yearly 30 IAA standalone conferences.
IAA spring meetings were held on March 25-28, 2019 in Paris, France. For more detailed information on IAA spring meetings, please see the IAA past list of events. New members were inducted on Tuesday 26 March 2019 during the IAA Award Dinner.
Photo: Dr. Marius-Ioan Piso, IAA Trustee Section 4 Chair, Dr. Jean-Michel Contant, IAA Secretary-General, Mr. Federico Casal, new IAA Honorary Member, Dr. Peter Jankowitsch, IAA President, Prof. Anatoly Perminov, IAA Vice-President Scientific Activities, and Dr. Hiroki Matsuo, IAA Vice-President Finance, during the IAA Award Ceremony Dinner, March 26, 2019, Paris, France.
IAA Academy Day took place on July 14, 2018 in Pasadena, California, USA at the occasion of the COSPAR Congress. Scientific program of the Academy Day is available. Speakers were Ralph L. McNutt. Jr., Rainer Sandau, Karl-Heinz Glassmeier, Susan McKenna-Lawlor, Guenther Reitz, Robert T. Pappalardo, Claire Vallat, Claudio Maccone, Bernard Foing and Arthur M. Dula. The Pasadena Academy Day was followed by an IAA Awards Dinner & Induction Ceremony for newly elected members.
IAA Spring meetings were held on March 26-27, 2018 in Paris, France at IAA Office building. Academicians were invited to attend Study Group meetings and Commission meetings. Detailed program with the list of all meetings (Standing Committees and Permanent Committees) is available. An IAA Awards Dinner with an Induction Ceremony for newly elected members was scheduled on March 26, 2018.
An IAA Regional Meeting was held on December 5, 2017 in Roma, Italy. Secretary General Dr. Jean-Michel Contant gave the opening speech followed by an introduction by Regional Secretary Prof. Antonio Viviani and a lecture “This star as a tail, which makes it very beautiful... The Rosetta mission” by Academician Prof. Amalia Ercoli Finzi. Meeting participants gathered in a gala dinner with an induction of newly elected members: Prof. Mohamed Argoun, full Member for Section 1 on Basic Sciences, Prof. Paolo Gaudenzi, corresponding member for Section 2 on Engineering Sciences, Prof. Giampiero Naletto, corresponding member for Section 1 on Basic Sciences, and Dr. Chantal Cappelletti, full Member for Section 2 on Engineering Sciences.
Photo: Prof. Mohamed Argoun, Prof. Paolo Gaudenzi, Prof. Giampiero Naletto, Prof. Amalia Ercoli Finzi, Dr. Jean-Michel Contant, Dr. Chantal Cappelletti, and Prof. Antonio Viviani.