In support of its projects and the research community, IPAC sponsors and organizes talks, meetings, workshops, and conferences to facilitate community planning for future facilities; the exchange of scientific and technical knowledge; and the development of new ideas.
Explore IPAC supported events below.
Science Talk • 12:15 PM, March 1st, 2017 • MR LCR
In this talk, we describe the known characteristics of the TRAPPIST-1 system, and place the discovery in broader context, asking: how Earth-like are the seven planets and could they support life? We review advances in measurement and data analysis techniques that have made Spitzer the observatory best suited for long term monitoring of Earth-size planets around cool stars. Finally, we discuss IPAC’s work to...
Science Talk • 12:15 PM, March 8th, 2017 • MR LCR
Workshop • April 11th - 13th, 2017 • KS 410
World leaders of education and public communication in astronomy and high-energy physics will gather at IPAC from April 11-13, 2017 to address fundamental questions facing outreach programs for large, international science projects.
Conference • May 4th - 5th, 2017
Join us for the 17th annual Greater IPAC Science Symposium! The symposium will be held May 4-5, 2017 in the Cahill Hameetman Auditorium, and is open to all research astronomers to attend.
Workshop • August 7th - 11th, 2017
Register for the 2017 Sagan Summer Workshop by July 14th. This year's workshop will be held Aug 7-11 at Caltech. Learn about planet searches and microlensing, with application to WFIRST, Gaia, and Euclid.
Conference • October 9th - 12th, 2017
This NExScI meeting will gather experts in the field to understand community needs for follow-up ground-based high resolution imaging and spectroscopic observations in the era of K2 and TESS and leading into JWST, PLATO, and WFIRST. Register by Aug 18, 2017.