Galaxy Forums 2019

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Galaxy Forum Korea 2019: Busan — 13 April (14:00-18:00) @ Busan National Science Museum (BNSM)

Please see other announcements at:
https://www.facebook.com/Iauga2021-1481176305531069/
https://www.facebook.com/AstronomyBusanKorea/

* Program:
Part I: Astronomy from the Moon: 14:00 – 15:10  (70 min)
session chair: Dr. Byeong-Gon Park
Prof. Sungsoo Kim (Kyung Hee University): “The Moon as the next New World”
Dr. Young-Jun Choi (KASI)
▶ Q&A, Panel discussion 20 min

Part II: Astronomy from the Moon: 15:20 – 16:50  (90 min)
session chair: Dr. Young-Jun Choi
▶ ​Dr. Eunhyeuk Kim (KARI): ​”Space Exploration of Korea: Moon and Beyond”
Director Steve Durst (ILOA): “Astronomy from the Moon: Galaxy First Light Imaging, Earth Observation”
Dr. Soyeon Yi (Korea 1st Astronaut)
▶ Q&A, Panel discussion 20 min

Part III: Astronomy in Korea: 17:00 – 18:00 (60 min)
session chair: Prof. Sungsoo Kim
Dr. Hong-Jin Yang (KASI): “History of Korean Astronomy”
Dr. Byeong-Gon Park (KASI, vice-chair of IAUGA2021 NOC): “Hosting 31st General Assembly of the IAU”
▶ Q&A, Panel discussion, 15 min

Steve Durst and Yuki Takahashi Joint ILOA Presentation:

Dr. Hong-Jin Yang (KASI): “History of Korean Astronomy”

Dr. Byeong-Gon Park (KASI, vice-chair of IAUGA2021 NOC): “Hosting 31st General Assembly of the IAU”

Prof. Sungsoo Kim (Kyung Hee University): “The Moon as the next New World”


Galaxy Forum Hawaii 2019: Kona — 29 March (15:30 – 17:30) @ Hawaiʻi Community College, Pālamanui, Kailua-Kona

 

The first ILOA Galaxy Forum of 2019 was held at the Hawai’i Community College Pālamanui Campus in Kailua-Kona. Over 40 participants made this a lively and energetic community gathering, with presentations on Local, Lunar, Galaxy and Star matters.

 

CFHT Director Doug Simons presents on CFHT / Maunakea Observatories Education Outreach Programs:


 

Kyla Edison shares 2019 STARS STEM program from PISCES:


 

ILOA Director Steve Durst updates on ILOA 4 Moon Missions, Astronomy from the Moon, and ILOA HQ:


 

Louise Riofrio talks on the Speed of Light:


 


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