Galaxy Forum South America 2020: Bariloche, Argentina — Tuesday 8 December 2020 (18:00-20:00 UTC) on Zoom
opening evening of IAU Symposium 367
In time for the 2020 Total Solar Eclipse, Galaxy Forum South America 2020 is themed “Precession, Constellations, Epochs, and Astronomy from the Moon”
Thank you to all our presenters, audience participants and especially Dr. Beatriz Garcia and the IAU members who helped to make the 102nd ILOA Galaxy Forum a success!
Galaxy Forum Vienna 2018 — 24 August at Zeiss Planetarium Wien, Austria
The successful Galaxy Forum Vienna had ~20+ participants discussing topics on the galaxy and astronomy from the Moon.
|10||15:30 – 15:40||Steve Durst, ILOA; Hannes Richter, Planetarium||Introduction; Welcome|
|10||15:40 – 15:50||Ulrike Kuchner, University of Nottingham, UK||Galaxy Evolution / Galaxy Clusters|
|20||15:50 – 16:10||Konstanze Zwintz, University of Innsbruck||Austria Astronomy / BRITE-Constellation|
|20||16:10 – 16:30||Heino Falcke, Radboud University||Radio Astronomy on and behind the Moon|
|20||16:30 – 16:50||Steve Durst / Yuki Takahashi, ILOA||ILOA 4 Moon Missions / Galaxy Forum|
|20||16:30 – 16:50||Bo Peng, NAOC / CAS||Long March of FAST Dreamers|
|20||16:50 – 17:10||Christian Veillet, Large Binocular Telescope Observatory||Optical Astronomy from the Moon|
|15||17:10 – 17:25||Panel Discussion||Astronomy from the Moon|
|5||17:25 – 17:30||Conclusions, Looking Forward|
Steve Durst, ILOA; Hannes Richter, Planetarium
Ulrike Kuchner, University of Nottingham, UK: Galaxy Evolution / Galaxy Clusters
Konstanze Zwintz, University of Innsbruck: Austria Astronomy / BRITE-Constellation
Heino Falcke, Radboud University: Radio Astronomy on and behind the Moon
Steve Durst / Yuki Takahashi, ILOA: ILOA 4 Moon Missions / Galaxy Forum
Bo Peng, NAOC / CAS: Long March of FAST Dreamers
Christian Veillet, Large Binocular Telescope Observatory: Optical Astronomy from the Moon
Galaxy Forum Europe 2013 – Strasbourg
Friday 5 April 2013 (9:30am-5:30pm) @ International Space University, Central Campus, Strasbourg, France
The ILOA is excited to collaborate the International Space University on this pioneering event for Galaxy 21st Century Education. This full day Galaxy Forum includes expert presentations, hands-on teacher workshops, a spacecraft tour and a panel discussion. ISU, founded in 1987, is the world’s only university exclusively devoted to the study of space. With a Central Campus in the suburbs of the beautiful, medieval city of Strasbourg, it offers graduate-level programs and has over 3,000 alumni worldwide. ISU’s first Chancellor was the late Sir Arthur Clarke while its current Chancellor is Professor Jean-Jacques Dordain, Director General of ESA.
The Program included:
Jean-François Clervoy, ESA Astronaut Corps, 3 NASA Shuttle missions, President of Novespace
Dr. Benoit Famaey, Strasbourg Observatory, formerly ESO: Dark Matter in Galaxies
Joachim Koppen, Strasbourg Observatory, ISU: The Radio Universe
Hugh Hill, Associate Professor at ISU: Experimental Microgravity
Steve Durst, Director, ILOA: Galaxy Education, Exploration and Enterprise in the 21st Century
Hugh Hill, Associate Professor at ISU: Human Missions to Europa and Titan, Why not?
Hajime Yano, JAXA: Solar System Exploration: A review of the Hyabusa and Icarus
Nikolai Tolyarenko, Emeritus Professor: Guided Tour of The Excaliber Almaz Spacecraft
Galaxy Forums are free public events designed as flexible and responsive solutions to advance Galaxy 21st Century Education. Presentations are provided by experts in the fields of astrophysics / galaxy research and 21st Century Education. Interactive panel discussions follow and efforts are made to integrate local perspectives and traditional knowledge. Galaxy Forums have been held in Silicon Valley, Canada, China, India, Japan, Europe, Africa, Hawaii, Kansas and New York.
Galaxy Forum Europe 2010 – Prague
Saturday 2 October (10:00am – 12:00pm) @ Stefanik Observatory
Download the Galaxy Forum Europe 2010 – Prague flyer here.
- Jean-Luc Josset, Space-X: [to be published soon]
- Yuki Takahashi, University of California at Berkeley: Galactic Astronomy from Antarctica (7.56MB)
- Steve Durst, Space Age Publishing Company, International Lunar Observatory Association – Founder: International Lunar Observatory (ILO) Galaxy First Light Imaging Program. (4.27 MB)