Future Galaxy Forums

Galaxy Forum Schedule 2017:

  • Galaxy Forum Hawaii — 2017 (TBD)

  • Galaxy Forum Southeast Asia, Jakarta — 18 Feb 2017

  • Galaxy Forum Southeast Asia, Singapore — 23 Feb 2017

  • Galaxy Forum Japan, Tokyo — 25 Feb 2017

  • Galaxy Forum China, Beijing — 5 June 2017

  • Galaxy Forum China, Hainan — 2017 (TBD)

  • Galaxy Forum USA, Silicon Valley — 4 July 2017

  • Galaxy Forum Kansas, Hutchinson — 2017 (TBD)

  • Galaxy Forum New York / Scarsdale — 2017 (TBD)

  • Galaxy Forum Europe — 2017 (TBD)

  • Galaxy Forum Mexico — 2017 (TBD)

  • Galaxy Forum Canada — 2017 (TBD)

  • Galaxy Forum Chile, Santiago — 2017 (TBD)

  • Galaxy Forum India, Bengaluru — 2017 (TBD)

  • Galaxy Forum Africa, Cape Town — 2017 (TBD)

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

  • Galaxy Forum Antarctica — 2018 (TBD)

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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Galaxy Forum Southeast Asia 2017 — Jakarta

Saturday 18 February (08:30 – 13:30) @ Skyworld TMII, Jakarta, Indonesia 

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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.

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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.

For local information and Registration please contact:

Among Putro SKYWORLD Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
Jakarta Timur 13560 – Indonesia
Phone: 021 29825915, 29825913, 081617147590
Email: galaxyforum.id@gmail.com
Website: https://galaxyforumid.wordpress.com/
Facebook: galaxyforumindonesia

Provisional Program Overview:

Session Speaker / Affiliation
Intro Arry Buchori D., (President Director: SKYWORLD Indonesia)
 Indonesia Science Education Update and Projections  Teguh Arsono (Research & Development Director: SKYWORLD Indonesia)
Astronomy from the Moon and International Human Moon Missions Steve Durst, International Lunar Observatory Association
An Overview of the Singapore Space Industry, New Space and Preparing ourselves for the Final Frontier Jonathan Hung, Singapore Space & Technology Association
Recent Developments of Astronomy in Vietnam Dr. Pham Tuan Anh, Vietnam National Satellite Center – Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
IAO-ESSECS: A Next Generation (Bosscha) Observatory Dedicated for Public Education & Astro-Tourism in South Lampung, Sumatera Prof. Ir. Ofyar Z. Tamim, M.Sc. (Eng.), Ph.D. (Rector ITERA)
 Forum moderated by:  Dr. Hakim Luthfi Malasan, M.Sc. (ITB – Indonesia)
Panel Discussion: New Space, Astronomy and Education

Opportunities in Southeast Asia

Moderated by: Chatief Kunjaya
Conclusions, Looking Forward
Experiencing the space-themed recreation park “SKYWORLD Indonesia” (Astronomy & Space Technology Exhibition, Planetarium, 5D CInema, solar observation through telescope, water rocket crafting-playing)  Speakers & Participants

*Each duration of speaker: 40 min.
*Time: 8.30 – 13.30 WIB (UTC+07:00)

Background:

Galaxy Forum is the primary education and outreach initiative of ILOA, it is an architecture designed to advance 21st Century science, education, enterprise and development around the world.

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.

Stats:

  • More than 70 Galaxy Forums, with over 300 presentations to date.
  • Held in 26 locations worldwide including Hawaii, Silicon Valley, Canada, China, India, Southeast Asia, Japan, Europe, Africa, Chile, Brazil, Kansas and New York.
  • Started with Galaxy Forum USA, July 4, 2008 in Silicon Valley, California.

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 Hawaii.

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Galaxy Forum Southeast Asia 2017 — Singapore

Thursday 23 February (15:30-17:00) @ GSTC, Belimbing Room, Singapore Marriott

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Overview, Executive Summary

  • ILO-1 Mission for astronomy, other observations and communications from the Moon South Pole to be conducted by ILOA with support from spacecraft provider Moon Express of Florida, USA, primary instrument contractor Canadensys Aerospace of Ontario, Canada, National Astronomical Observatory of China, India Space Research Organization, and others.
  • Global Principal Operating Partnership (POP) structures to share in the funding and operation of the observatory: Hawai`i, Silicon Valley, Canada, China, India, Southeast Asia, Japan, Europe, Africa, Chile, Brazil, Kansas and New York.
  • Scientific and educational endorsements will enable fundraising for the mission.
  • Southeast Asia POP to be a regional, collaborative construct of interested members: space, science, education, and government institutions from ASEAN nations, which as a whole could be capable of operating at parity with the 6 major spacefaring powers.
  • This agreement is designed to draw together interested members from around Southeast Asia region into a cohesive group for effective participation and evolution into a full POP.

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Background:

Galaxy Forum is the primary education and outreach initiative of ILOA, it is an architecture designed to advance 21st Century science, education, enterprise and development around the world.

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.

Stats:

  • More than 70 Galaxy Forums, with over 300 presentations to date.
  • Held in 26 locations worldwide including Hawaii, Silicon Valley, Canada, China, India, Southeast Asia, Japan, Europe, Africa, Chile, Brazil, Kansas and New York.
  • Started with Galaxy Forum USA, July 4, 2008 in Silicon Valley, California.

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 Hawaii.

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Galaxy Forum Japan 2017 — Tokyo

Saturday 25 February (10:00-16:00) @ Large Seminar Room & 4D2U Dome Theater, NAOJ Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan

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Thematic Areas:

  • Preserving dark skies (in optical wavelength)
  • Preserving quiet skies (in radio wavelength)
  • Astronomy activities in metropolitan/urban areas

Speakers:

  • Sze-leung Cheung (IAU Office of Astronomy Outreach)
  • Masao Saito (Nobeyama Radio Observatory)
  • Steve Durst (International Lunar Observatory Association)
  • Naoko Yamazaki (Astronaut)
  • Hiroshi Kobayashi (SOKENDAI) etc.

 

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Background:

Galaxy Forum is the primary education and outreach initiative of ILOA, it is an architecture designed to advance 21st Century science, education, enterprise and development around the world.

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.

Stats:

  • More than 70 Galaxy Forums, with over 300 presentations to date.
  • Held in 26 locations worldwide including Hawaii, Silicon Valley, Canada, China, India, Southeast Asia, Japan, Europe, Africa, Chile, Brazil, Kansas and New York.
  • Started with Galaxy Forum USA, July 4, 2008 in Silicon Valley, California.

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 Hawaii.

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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

__________________________________________________________________________________________

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.