Future Galaxy Forums

Galaxy Forum Schedule 2016-2017:

Galaxy Forum Japan, Tokyo — 20 February 2016

Galaxy Forum Southeast Asia, Indonesia — 24 February 2016

Galaxy Forum Southeast Asia, Malaysia — 27 February 2016

Galaxy Forum India, Bengaluru — 2016 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum Africa, Cape Town — 2016 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum Europe  — 2016 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum Chile, Santiago — 2016 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum Mexico — 2016 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum Antarctica — 2016 (TBD)

Galaxy Forum Brazil, Rio de Janeiro — 2017 (TBD)


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Galaxy Forum Japan 2016 — Tokyo

Saturday 20 February (10:00-16:00) @ NAOJ Mitaka Campus, Tokyo, Japan

GF Japan 16 - website graphic

The theme of Galaxy Forum Japan this year is 21st Century Frontiers of Astronomy and Observation. The event will be held at the NAOJ Large Seminar Room and 4D2U Dome Theater. Seating is on a first come first serve basis (limited to 80 participants). Most of the presentations and discussion will be in Japanese. Here is a link to a local website devoted to the event (http://moonstation.jp/ja/events/Galaxy_Forum/).

Provisional Program:

Time Topic Presenter, Affiliation
10:00 Intro
10:10 International Lunar Observatory Association: Astronomy from the Moon Steve Durst, ILOA
10:30 Space Architecture Misuzu Onuki
10:40 TBD (Human Perspectives of Galaxy, Space Exploration Naoko Yamazaki
11:20 4D2U Dome Theater Excursion “Mitaka software” to explore the Universe
12:20 Lunch
13:20 Astronomy from Chile Masaaki Hiramatsu, NAOJ
13:40 Lunar Exploration of the Next Generation Tatsuaki Hashimoto, JAXA
14:00 Panel Discussion – Advancing Galacticity in 21st Century Education: Bringing Galaxy (or galaxies) to the Classroom Moderated by Kumiko Usuda-Sato with support from Junya Terazono.
15:00 Break
15:05 TBD (Galaxy Education) Kumiko Usuda-Sato, NAOJ
15:25 Optical/IR Astronomy TBD, NAOJ
15:45 Conclusions
16:00 Adjourn

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Galaxy Forum Southeast Asia 2016 — Indonesia

Wednesday 24 February (9:00-15:00) @ SkyWorld Indonesia, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII), Jakarta, Indonesia

 

GF SEA 16 Indo - website graphic

ILOA is very pleased to have cooperation and participation in organizing this Galaxy Forum Southeast Asia of Among Putro SKYWORLD Indonesia, which is a private space/aerospace, astronomy and related science/technology educational and recreational institution located on a national semi-governmental cultural conservation, education and recreational park called “Taman Mini Indonesia Indah” (Wonderful Indonesian Miniature Park) in the city of Jakarta.

Galaxy Forum is the primary education and outreach initiative of the International Lunar Observatory Association, an architecture designed to advance 21st Century science, education, enterprise and development.

Galaxy Forums are public events specifically geared towards high school teachers, educators, astronomers of all kinds, students and the general public. Presentations are provided by experts in the fields of astrophysics / galaxy research, space exploration and STEM education, as well as related aspects of culture and traditional knowledge. Interactive panel discussions allow for community participation and integration of local perspectives.

Sixty-five Galaxy Forums with a total of almost 300 presentations have been held in 26 locations worldwide (since Galaxy Forum USA, July 4, 2008) including Hawaii, Silicon Valley, Canada, China, India, Southeast Asia, Japan, Europe, Africa, Chile, Brazil, Kansas and New York.

Provisional Program:

Time Topic / Details Presenter, Affiliation
8:30 Registrations
9:00 Opening Master of Ceremonies
9:05 Welcome Address Ir. Arry Buchori Darmansyah, MM

President Director of PT. Rekreasindo Global Utama

9:20 Opening Address Director of Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII)
9:35 ILOA Galaxy 21st Century Education, Exploration and Enterprise, and the Southeast Asia POP Steve Durst, ILOA
10:05 — Break —
10:30 Malaysia Space Activities and Malaysian Astronaut Foundation Astronaut Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, UKM
11:00 TBD TBD
11:30 Indonesia Space Activities and Ambitions Prof. Thomas Djamaluddin, LAPAN
12:00 — Lunch Break —
13:00 NARIT and SEAAN Boonrucksar Soonthornthum, NARIT
13:30 Panel Discussion: Building SEA Regional Cooperation on Space Exploration and Development
14:15 Conclusions
14:30 Network
15:00 End

 

 

SkyWorld - GF Welcome Banner (6x1m)

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Galaxy Forum Southeast Asia 2016 — Malaysia

Saturday 27 February (09:00-12:30) @ Space Science Centre, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

GF SEA 16 Malay - website graphic

The 1st Galaxy Forum in Malaysia is being held in cooperation with the Space Science Centre at the National University of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur. The event will be held in Dewan Kuliah Tun Abdullah Mohd Salleh Hall. ANGKASA was founded as a multidisciplinary research institute conducting teaching at postgraduate level and research in the field of;

  • Space Science: Astronomy, astrophysics, astrobiology, space chemistry, geology and meteorology of the planet
  • Space Technology: Design and installation of systems for communication, control and drive for rocket and spacecraft
  • Space Technology Applications: Covering meteorologists field, environmental management, disaster management and land use
  • Space Governance: Space law and international relations associated with the exploration and use of space

Galaxy Forum is the primary education and outreach initiative of the International Lunar Observatory Association, an architecture designed to advance 21st Century science, education, enterprise and development.

Galaxy Forums are public events specifically geared towards high school teachers, educators, astronomers of all kinds, students and the general public. Presentations are provided by experts in the fields of astrophysics / galaxy research, space exploration and STEM education, as well as related aspects of culture and traditional knowledge. Interactive panel discussions allow for community participation and integration of local perspectives.

Sixty-five Galaxy Forums with a total of almost 300 presentations have been held in 26 locations worldwide (since Galaxy Forum USA, July 4, 2008) including Hawaii, Silicon Valley, Canada, China, India, Southeast Asia, Japan, Europe, Africa, Chile, Brazil, Kansas and New York.

Provisional Program:

Topic / Details Presenter, Affiliation
Intro
Welcome
UKM Space Science Prof Mardina Abdullah, UKM
Malaysian Astronomy and Aspirations Mhd. Fairos Asillam, National Space Agency (AAN)
ILOA 21st Century Education Exploration and Enterprise Steve Durst, ILOA / Space Age Publishing Co.
ILOA Southeast Asia Partnership Dr. Dave Lommen, ILOA SEA Advisory Committee / Hwa Chong Institution
— Break —
Indonesia Astronomy
Dr Hakim Malasan
TBD (Human Spaceflight, Malaysian Astronaut Foundation) Astronaut Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor
International / Regional UN, ASEAN, SEAAN, APEC
International / Regional Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, etc
Panel Discussion: Building SEA Regional Cooperation on Space Exploration and Development

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International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA) is an interglobal enterprise incorporated in Hawaii as a 501(c)(3) non-profit to expand human knowledge of the Cosmos through observation from our Moon and to participate in internationally cooperative lunar base build-out, with Aloha – the spirit of Hawai`i. The ILOA co-sponsors with its Space Age Publishing Company affiliate an international series of Galaxy Forums to advance 21st Century Education. Galaxy Forums, designed to provide greater global awareness, capabilities and action in Galaxy science, exploration and enterprise, are held in Hawaii, Silicon Valley, Canada, China, India, Japan, Europe, Africa, Chile, Brazil, Southeast Asia, Kansas and New York. Current plans are for expansion to Antarctica and beyond.

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Get Involved…
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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