2019 IAA Planetary Defense Conference
Monday, April 29 @ 8:00 am - Friday, May 3 @ 5:00 pm
The International Academy of Astronautics will hold its 6th conference from April 29 to May 3rd, 2019 in the USA. The bi-annual conference brings together world experts to discuss the threat to Earth posed by asteroids and comets and actions that might be taken to deflect a threatening object.
Key International and Political Developments
Advancements in NEO Discovery
New NEO Characterization Results
Deflection & Disruption Modeling and Testing
Mission & Campaign Design
Impact Risk Assessment and Decision to Act
Public Education and Communication
The conference will include a hypothetical NEO/Earth impact event scenario that will be part of the conference.