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.
Workshop • July 15th - 19th, 2019 • Baxter Auditorium, Caltech
The 2019 Sagan Summer Workshop will focus on astrobiology. It will feature introductions on the formation of Earth and terrestrial planets, their evolution over time, current geochemical cycles on Earth, and the emergence of life on Earth. Our knowledge of Exo-Earths will be reviewed, including demographics, composition, atmospheric signatures, and comparison with Earth. Detection of biosignatures, with an...
Workshop • December 4th - 7th, 2018 • Pasadena, CA
Please register by midnight (PDT) on Wednesday October 31st 2018. Aimed at facilitating community preparation for the 2020 astronomy and astrophysics Decadal Survey, this meeting will provide a forum for reviewing the major science drivers for the coming decade, discussing the anticipated datasets from proposed missions and facilities, and considering the computing, networking, and data archiving tools and...
Workshop • October 19th - 20th, 2018 • Caltech
A community workshop hosted by the ATLAS Probe Team (October 19-20, 2018, Caltech). This workshop will gather scientists and engineers to discuss the science drivers and design optimizations for the next generation spectroscopic missions.
Workshop • September 13th - 14th, 2018 • Caltech's Cahill Hameetman Auditorium
The Greater IPAC Technology Symposium (GRITS) will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018, in the Cahill Hameetman Auditorium. GRITS is a one-day Technology Symposium giving IPACers the chance to share information about what we are currently doing to support our missions. If you are a developer, an engineer, a technologist, a user -- an IPACer -- this symposium is for you.
Workshop • August 7th - 11th, 2017 • Pasadena, CA
The Sagan Exoplanet Summer Workshop organized by the NASA Exoplanet Science Institute at Caltech/IPAC begins Aug 7 at Caltech. More than 80 participants expected to convene in Pasadena to learn about planet searches and microlensing, with application to WFIRST, Gaia, and Euclid.