8th IAA Planetary Defense Conference 2023

Vienna, Austria
IAA Planetary Defense Conference 20233-7 April 2023
Intro PDC 2023
8th IAA Planetary Defense Conference

8th IAA Planetary Defense Conference
3-7 April 2023, Vienna, Austria
At the Vienna International Centre and the Austrian Academy of Sciences, in cooperation with ESA, the Commission for Geosciences of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and UNOOSA

Preliminary programme, the final version incl. all posters will be available soon.

Public events
“DART and Planetary Defence”
Sunday, 2 April 2023, 4.30-8.00 p.m at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Dr. Ignaz-Seipel-Platz 2, 1010 Vienna
IMAX Asteroid Hunters:
Wednesday, 5 April 2023, 8.15-10.30 p.m. at the Cineplexx Donau Zentrum, Wagramerstraße 79, 1220 Wien

In-person attendance is currently fully booked due to the maximum capacity limit of the conference room used. Via below registration link it is still possible to register for online participation.
Use the following link to complete your booking for the conference fees and events:

PDC 2023 – Conference Events & Fees
The conference events are organized at an additional fee of €400.00 for regular participants/presenters and € 200.00 for students/retirees/pensioners. The events and hospitality planned include:
2 April: Public event at the Austrian Academy of Sciences on DART
3 April: Conference Welcoming Reception
4 April: Poster viewing reception
5 April: IMAX film screening “ASTEROID HUNTERS” and Planetary Society program at the “Cinneplex Donauzentrum”
6 April: Conference Banquet at Wiener Rathauskeller
Coffee and tea during the conference

Registration for all conference events is required by in-person participants as part of your conference registration. Members of the public can register for the DART event and the IMAX film screening via the dedicated links.

Key session topics will include:
Ongoing and Upcoming Mission Highlights
Hypothetical Asteroid Threat Exercise  https://cneos.jpl.nasa.gov/pd/cs/pdc23/
Key International and Policy Developments
Near-Earth Object (NEO) Discovery
Near-Earth Object (NEO) Characterization
Deflection / Disruption Modeling & Testing
Space Mission & Campaign Design
Impact Effects & Consequences
Disaster Management & Impact Response
Public Education and Communication
The Decision to Act: Political, Legal, Social and Economic Aspects

23 December 2022: Abstract Submission Deadline (Fully Extended)
20 January 2023: Author Acceptance Notifications Sent
20  March 2023: Deadline for Submitting Extended Abstracts / Full Manuscripts / Presentations / Posters
2 April 2023: Special Public Event Celebrating the DART Mission at the Austrian Academy of Sciences
3-7 April 2023: Planetary Defense Conference at the Vienna International Centre and Austrian Academy of Sciences

Call for Hosting PDC 2025
The International Academy of Astronautics is inviting proposal from candidate Local Organizing Committees who are seeking to host the 2025 IAA Conference on Planetary Defense (PDC). Proposals must include a date in the late spring of 2025 that is compatible with the other IAA conferences and events in the same field.
You will find below the link to access pdf format version of the call for hosting: https://web.tresorit.com/l/llJpt#D0izXesdQ-IOWkYQq9BYsw
Responses to the call for proposals are requested by March 07, 2023 deadline to enable the assessment of the bid. The winning bid is expected to be announced during the next PDC conference in Vienna on April 3-7, 2023.

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