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.
On September 17, 2022, the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Space Traffic Management (STM). Full text is available here. Photo: from left to the right: John Schumacher, USA, Kai-Uwe Schrogl, Germany, Corinne Jorgenson, USA, Pascale Ehrenfreund, Austria, Christophe Bonnal, France, Maruska Strah, Austria, Darren McKnight, USA.
Johann-Dietrich Woerner, IAA Member of the Engineering Sciences, received the Engineering Sciences Award 2020 of the International Academy of Astronautics on September 17, 2022 in Paris, France. Photo: from left to the right: Jean-Michel Contant, France, Ralph McNutt, USA, Filippo Graziani, Italy, Johann-Dietrich Woerner, Germany.
Olga Bannova, IAA Corresponding Member of the Social Sciences received the Social Sciences Book Award 2022 of the International Academy of Astronautics on September 17, 2022 in Paris, France. from left to the right: Jean-Michel Contant, Ralph McNutt, Olga Bannova, Filippo Graziani.