Conferences 2008

January 3-6:
URSI National Meeting
Boulder, CO, USA

January 14-18:
Symposium on Earth Sun System Exploration: Energy Coupling Within and Between Plasma Regimes
Kona, Hawaii, USA
Contact person: Tony Lui

January 20-24:
88th AMS Meeting
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

January 20-25:
Chapman Conference on the Solar Wind Interaction with Mars
San Diego, USA

January 21-22:
5th AMS Space Weather Symposium Session on "Forecasting/products enabled by next generation instrumentation on GOES-R and other satellites"
New Orleans
Contact person: Howard Singer

January 22-25:
AGU Chapman Conference on the Solar Wind Interaction with Mars
San Diego, California, USA
Contact person: Dana Crider

January 23-29:
Polar Gateways 2008 Conference
Barrow, Alaska
Contact person:  John Cooper

February 5-7:
SORCE"s Past, Present, and Future Role in Earth Science Research
Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Contact person:  Vanessa George

February 20-22:
Ionospheric Scintillation: Scientific aspects, Space Weather application and Services
Nottingham,  United Kingdom

March 3-5:
Technology, Education and Development Conference
Valencia, Spain
Contact: <iated at>

March 3-6:
US-Japan Workshop on Magnetic Reconnection 2008
Okinawa, Japan

March 7-13:
7th IGPP Astrophysics Conference on "Particle acceleration and transport in the heliosphere and beyond"
Kauai, Hawaii

March 10-14:
15th Cluster workshop and the Cluster Active Archive School
Tenerife, Canary Islands
Contact person:  Harri Laakso

March 17 -18:
4th Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference
Loughborough University, Leicestershire, United Kingdom

April 5-10:
First Middle East-Africa, Regional IAU Meeting
Cairo, Egypt
Contact person: Ahmed Hady

April 5-10:
IAGA Symposium on Space Weather and its effects on Spacecraft
Cairo, Egypt

April 7-12:
Course on Geomagnetism and Ionosphere - The International School of Space Science
L"Aquila, Italy
Contact person:  Umberto Villante

April 13 – 18:
European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2008
Vienna, Austria

April 22-25:
International Week on Space Applications
Toulouse, France

April 27 - May 2:
Modelling geophysical systems by statistical mechanics methods
Erice, Italy

April 29 - May 2:
2008 Space Weather Workshop
Boulder, Colorado, USA
Contact person: Terry Onsager

May 5-9:
The 9th International Conference on Substorms
Seggau Castle, Austria
Contact person: Rumi Nakamura

May 6-9:
Second Heliospheric Network Workshop
Lixouri, Kefalonia, Greece
Contact person: Richard Marsden

May 11-19:
Isradynamics 2008 - Dynamical Processes in Space Plasmas
Dead Sea, Israel
Contact person: Michael Gedalin

May 13-15:
12th International Ionospheric Effects Symposium
Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Contact person: John M. Goodman

May 18-24:
12th International Symposium on Equatorial Aeronomy (ISEA)
Crete, Greece
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May 19-20:
First Electric Sailing Workshop for Space Industry and Scientists
ESA ESTEC, The Netherlands
Contact: Pekka Janhunen

May 26–30:
AGU Joint Assembly
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

May 26-30:
7th International Conference - Problems of Geocosmos
Saint-Petersburg, Russia

May 28-31:
International HEPPA Workshop 2008 on High-Energy Particle Precipitation in the Atmosphere
Helsinki, Finland

June 1-6:
International Workshop on Solar Variability, Earth"s Climate and the Space Environment
Bozeman, Montana, USA
Contact person: Judit Pap

June 8-14:
The Third International Conference on Numerical Modeling of Space Plasma Flows (ASTRONUM-2008)
St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Contact person: Nikolai Pogorelov

June 9-18:
XIIIth IAGA Workshop on Geomagnetic Instruments, Data Acquisition, and Processing
Golden and the Boulder Magnetic Observatory, Colorado, USA
Contact person: Alan Berarducci
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June 11 - 13
Geoinformatics 2008
Postdam, Germany

June 15 – 20:
27th IUGG Conference on Mathematical Geophysics
Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen, Norway
Contact person: Hilde Lynnebakken

June 16-20:
Asia Oceania Geosciences Society
Busan, Korea
Contact: AOGS Conference Secretariat

June 21-28:
2008 GEM Workshop
Midway, Utah

June 22-28:
Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism
Bojnice, Slovakia (not in Prague, Czech Republic!)
Contact person: Eduard Petrovsky,

June 23-27:
SHINE Workshop 2008
Zermatt Resort, Midway, Utah

June 23-28:
Workshop on Coupling of Thunderstorms and Lightning Discharges to Near-Earth Space
University of Corsica, Corte, France
Contact person: Norma Crosby

June 29 - July 2:
The 3rd International Symposium on Knowledge Communication and Peer Reviewing: KCPR 2008
Orlando, Florida, USA

June 29 - July 5:
Quadrennial Ozone Symposium QOS 2008
Tromso, Norway

July 1-6:
2nd International Conference on Nonlinear Dynamics in Geosciences
Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Contact person: A.A. Tsonis

July 7-11:
Poker Flat Incoherent Scatter Radar (PFISR) Student Workshop
MIT Haystack Observatory
Westford, MA, USA
Contact: Anthea Coster 781-981-5753
Philip Erickson
Elizabeth Kendall

July 7-12:
International Conference "Atmosphere, ionosphere, safety"
Kaliningrad, Russia

July 8-11:
Polar Research - Arctic and Antarctic Perspectives in the International Polar Year
St. Petersburg, Russia
Contact person: Slava Pilipenko

July 13-20:
37th COSPAR Scientific Assembly
Montreal, Canada

July 18-22:
Symposium "The Planet Earth" at the Euroscience Open Forum
Barcelona, Spain

July 20-31:
Polar Aeronomy and Radio Science (PARS) Summer School
Alaska, USA

July 21-25
NASA Planetary Science Summer School Session I
Pasadena, California, USA
Contact person: Anita Sohus

July 23-25
CSSE Meeting on High Speed Solar Wind Streams and Geospace Interactions
Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Contact person: Mick Denton
Joe Borovsky

July 27-31:
SEDI 2008 Symposium
Kunming, China

July 28 - August 1:
Inner Magnetospheric Coupling (IMC) Workshop
Espoo, Finland
Registration site:
Contact person: Yuri Shprits

July 28 - August 1:
Saturn after Cassini-Huygens Symposium
London, UK
Contact person: Michele Dougherty

July 29 –August 1:
Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting
Cairns, Australia

August 3-8:
International Radiation Symposium (IRS2008): Current Problems in Atmospheric Radiation
Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

August 4-8
NASA Planetary Science Summer School Session II
Pasadena, California, USA
Contact person: Anita Sohus

August 4-14:
4th ESA EO Summer School on Earth System Monitoring and Modelling, ESRIN
Franscati, Italy

August 7-16:
URSI GA08 - XXIXth URSI General Assembly
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Contact: URSI Secretariat < info at>

August 19-22:
Third CAWSES Global Campaign Workshop
Fredericton, Canada
Contact: William Ward

August 26-29:
Whole Heliosphere Interval Data and Modeling
Boulder, Colorado
Venue: NCAR/HAO Center Green Facility
Contact: Sarah Gibson

7-9 September
1st GNSS Vulnerabilities and Solutions Conference
Baska, Krk Island, Croatia
Contact person: Renato Filjar

September 8-12:
14th International Congress on Plasma Physics
Fukuoka, Japan
Contact: Kohnosuke Sato

September 8-13:
Long-term Changes and Trends in the Atmosphere
Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Contact: O. Torshichev

September 14-19:
The Third International Symposium of KuaFu Project (ISKP-III)
Kunming, Yunnan, China
Contact person:  Gang Qin

September 15-18
SPIE Europe Remote Sensing 2008 Middle and Upper Atmosphere Remote Sensing Sessions
Cardiff, UK Click on "RS04".
Contact person: Richard H. Picard

September 15-19:
International Astronomical Union (IAU Symposium 257 on "Universal Heliophysical Processes"
University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece.
Contact: Nat Gopalswamy

September 15-19:
STFC Introductory School in Solar and Solar-Terrestrial Physics "Theory and Observations of the Solar-Terrestrial System"
University of Sheffield, UK.
Rekha and Robertus , School Directors

September 15-21:
19th International Workshop on ElectromagneticInduction in the Earth
Beijing, China.

22-24 September
1st10th Plinius Conference on Mediterranean Storms
Nicosia, Cyprus
Contact person: Dr. Silas Michaelides

October 6-18:
International School on Atmospheric Radars (ISAR - NCU 2008)
National Central University (NCU), Chung-li, Taiwan
Contact person: J. Roettger

October 13-16:
The Role of Hydrology in Water Resources Management
Isle of Capri, Napoli, Italy

October 17-18:
The 8th European Mars Conference
Antwerp, Belgium
Contact person: Norma B. Crosby

October 26-31:
2008 Huntsville Workshop - The Physical Processes for Energy and Plasma Transport across Magnetic Boundaries
Huntsville, Alabama, USA
Contact person:  Levon Avanov

November 6-7:
EMSEV, IWSEP2007 International Workshop on Seismo Electromagnetic Phenomena: Recent Progress
Bandung, Indonesia

November 6-10:
IHY Conference at ISSI
Bern, Switzerland
Contact person: Rudolf von Steiger

November 6-8:
International Workshop on Frontiers in Space and Fusion Energy
Tainan, Taiwan
Contact person: Alfred Chen

November 7-8:
International scientific conference on Magnetism – Geomagnetism – Biomagnetism MGB – 2008
Sezana, Slovenia
Contact person: Dasa Fabjan

November 10-13:
International Symposium: Fifty Years after IGY -Modern Information Technologies and Earth and Solar Sciences
Tsukuba, Japan
Contact person: Masaru Kono
LOC (registration, accommodation, or transportation)
SOC (science sessions, paper submission, or abstract)

November 10 - November 14:
AGU Chapman Conference on Universal Heliophysical Processes (IHY)
Savannah, Georgia, USA
Contact person: Nancy Crooker
Marina Galand

November 17 - November 21:
European Space Weather Week #5
Contact person: Alexi Glover
Anna Belehaki
Ronald Van der Linden

December 2-6:
PORSEC (The Ninth Biennial Pan Ocean Remote Sensing Conference)-Oceanic Manifestation of Global Changes
Guangzhou, China

December 3-5:
Radiowave Propagation Models, Tools and Data for Space Systems
Noordwijk, The Netherlands

December 7-12:
Conference on "Solar Activity during the Onset of Solar Cycle 24"
Napa Valley, California, USA
Contact person: H. Hudson

December 15-19:
AGU Fall Meeting
San Francisco, CA, USA

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