Future Galaxy Forums

Downrange Schedule for Galaxy Forum 2014-2015:

Galaxy Forum Canada, Toronto — 1 Oct 2014

Galaxy Forum New York, Scarsdale — 10 Oct 2014

Galaxy Forum New York City — 11 Oct 2014

Galaxy Forum Hawaii, Kohala — 19 Nov 2014 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum Japan, Tokyo — Nov or Dec 2014 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum Southeast Asia — March 2015 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum Europe, Strasbourg  — April 2015 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum Chile, Santiago — 2015 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum Brazil, Rio de Janeiro — 2015 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum Mexico — 8 May 2015 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum USA, Silicon Valley — 3-4 Jul 2015 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum Kansas — Summer 2015 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum China, Beijing —  2015 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum India, Bengaluru — 2015 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum Africa, Johannesburg — 2015 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum Antarctica — 2015 (TBD)


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If you would like to contribute ideas, information, contacts or time toward launching the next Galaxy Forum in your location please contact us

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Galaxy Forum Canada 2014 – Toronto

Wednesday 1 October 2014 (3-5pm) @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre

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Galaxy Forum Canada 2014, with the theme “Moon South Pole and Human Missions: Giant Steps into the Galaxy” is being held in conjunction with the 65th International Astronautical Congress at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Ontario, Canada. Thousands of scientists, engineers and experts from around the world will be gathering to explore the latest achievements, innovations and ambitions of worldwide space agencies, industries and enterprises.

The Moon’s South Pole is as exciting and enriching a new frontier as humans on Mars or trillion dollar asteroids, and much closer in time and space.

The distinguished international, national and independent experts assembled for the event consider how robotic missions 2016-2018 can function as precursors to Human Moon missions in the 2020s. A fusion of astrophysics and astronautics, the ILOA Galaxy Forum will preview upcoming Luna missions and priorities of major spacefaring powers China, India, Russia, USA, Europe and Japan, as well as Canada, Korea and others; and of the remarkable enterprises at the forefront of the commercial Lunar Renaissance.

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The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) has agreed to be an official co-sponsor for Galaxy Forum Canada 2014 and is providing a plenary hall at the IAC venue for the event.

Galaxy Forums are free and open to the general public. More information about the program will be available soon. If you have any questions, please contact info@iloa.org.

See the Public Announcement with Program Details below:

GF Canada 14 - 2nd Public Announcment WEB

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Galaxy Forum New York 2014 – Scarsdale

Friday 10 October 2014 @ Little Theatre, Scarsdale High School, Scarsdale Public Schools

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ILOA will again help host the community of Scarsdale High School students, teachers, administrators and alums in the 1960, 1961 and 1962 Classes — at the 4th annual Galaxy Forum SHS.

The program features a science talk by Dr. Alan Stern on  the New Horizons mission currently traveling at 14.72 km/s almost 3.9 Billion kilometers from Earth on its way to explore Pluto and its moons. The mission, is expected to arrive July 14, 2015, will help us understand the icy worlds at the edge of our solar system. Scientists hope to find answers to basic questions about the surface properties, geology, interior makeup and atmospheres on these bodies. The mission will then visit one or more Kuiper Belt Objects beyond Pluto.

Galaxy Forums public events with presentations, panel discussions and attendee participation. Efforts are made to integrate local cultures, perspectives, and traditional knowledge. Galaxy Forums have been held in Hawaii, Silicon Valley, Canada, China, India, Southeast Asia, Japan, Europe, Africa, Chile, Brazil, Kansas and New York. Steve Durst organized Galaxy Forum Scarsdale to bring this innovative 21st Century Education to his alma mater.

Steve Durst celebrated his 50th SHS 1961 Class Reunion with the 1st Galaxy Forum at SHS on September 23 2011. The 50th SHS 1962 Reunion starting October 5, 2012, continued the Galaxy Forum SHS program with Jeff Hoffman, 5-time Shuttle Astronaut and SHS 1962 alum, sharing his experience repairing the Hubble Space Telescope. Galaxy Forum SHS 2013 featured Dr. Denton Ebel, Curator / Chair of the Dept of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the American Museum of Natural History in NYC speaking on Asteroids in matters of Science, Resources and Security.
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Galaxy Forum New York 2014 – Grand Central

Saturday 11 October 2014 (9:30am-Noon) @ Regency Room, Grand Hyatt at Grand Central, New York City

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ILOA is expanding to “the City”, bringing Galaxy consciousness, awareness and understanding to one of the brightest cities on Earth, one where stars in the night sky are almost forgotten like long lost friends. This innovative program will explore new trajectories of 21st Century Galaxy Education and Exploration through multimedia experiences of art and architecture, light, sound and movement — as well as more traditional presentations on leading edge space enterprise.

The program features the New Horizons mission currently traveling at 14.72 km/s almost 3.9 Billion kilometers from Earth on its way to explore Pluto and its moons. The mission, is expected to arrive July 14, 2015, will help us understand the icy worlds at the edge of our solar system. Scientists hope to find answers to basic questions about the surface properties, geology, interior makeup and atmospheres on these bodies. The mission will then visit one or more Kuiper Belt Objects beyond Pluto.

FEATURE: New Horizons: NASA Mission to Explore the Outer Solar System – Dr. Alan Stern, Principal Investigator

ILOA 4 Moon Missions & Galaxy First Light Imaging – Steve Durst, Founding Director of ILOA / SPC

Celestial Ceiling at Grand Central Terminal – Dr. Ron Janoff, local expert in NYC art

Spaceflight 18: Take a Cosmic Joyride through Space – Eric “Captain Wally” Wallach

Educators Panel Discussion

Optional Behind-the-Scenes Tour of  GCT – led by “Docent in Chief” Danny Brucker

The public flier for the event is posted below. Please feel free to share this with those who might be interested in attending.

GF NYC 14 - 2nd Public Announcement WEB

 

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… more information about upcoming events will be published here soon…

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If you would like to contribute ideas, information, contacts or time toward launching the next Galaxy Forum in your location please contact us

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