8th IAA Planetary Defense Conference 2023

8th IAA Planetary Defense Conference 2023

International Academy of Astronautics (IAA)

European Space Agency (ESA)

Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW)

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Planetary Defence Coordination Office

The Planetary Society

Mon, 3 Apr - Fri, 7 Apr 2023

The 8th IAA Planetary Defense Conference programme is still under construction. However, the key topics will include: 

  • Ongoing and Upcoming Mission Highlights
  • Hypothetical Asteroid Threat Exercise
  • Key International and Policy Developments
  • Near-Earth Object (NEO) Discovery
  • Near-Earth Object (NEO) Characterization
  • Deflection / Disruption Modeling & Testing
  • Space Mission & Campaign Design
  • Impact Effects & Consequences
  • Disaster Management & Impact Response
  • Public Education and Communication
  • The Decision to Act: Political, Legal, Social and Economic Aspects

For more information on the programme check regularly IAA's website.  

Pre-registration for the event is now available here

Vienna International Centre & Austrian Academy of Sciences