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11th Annual International Mars Society Conference

August 14, 2008 @ 12:00 am - August 17, 2008 @ 12:00 am

The Mars Society advocates exploration of Mars in the near-term, using currently available technology. If you want to see Mars in your Lifetime, THIS is the Event for YOU !
4 days of excitement, instruction and inspiration. Speakers include:
Dr. S. Pete Worden (Brig. Gen., USAF, ret.; NASA Ames Research Center Director)
Elon Musk (Founder and CEO of SpaceX)
Dr. Alan Stern (former Associate Administrator, NASA Science Directorate)
Dr. Jim Garvin (Chief Scientist, NASA Goddard)
Brother Guy Consolmagno (Vatican Astronomer, Curator, Vatican Meteorite Collection)
Dr. Scott Horowitz (former Associate Administrator, NASA Exploration Systems Directorate)
Dr. Carolyn Porco (Cassini Imaging Team Leader)
Dr. Chris McKay (NASA Ames Research Center)
Dr. Carol Stoker (NASA Ames Research Center; Co-Investigator Phoenix Mars Mission)
Dr. Bill Clancey (NASA Ames Research Center)
George Whitesides (Executive Director, National Space Society)
Dr. Robert Zubrin (President and Founder, The Mars Society)
Dr. Buzz Aldrin of Apollo 11 fame is also tentatively scheduled to speak

CALL FOR PAPER ! Presentations for the convention are invited dealing with all matters (science, engineering, politics, economics, public policy, etc.) associated with the exploration and settlement of Mars. Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be sent by June 30th 2008 to: The Mars Society, PO Box 1312, Big Piney WY, 83113 or via email to: Marsabstracts@aol.com. (e-mail submission preferred.)

Register online at: http://www.marssociety.com/portal/purchaseList#convention

Details

Start:
August 14, 2008 @ 12:00 am
End:
August 17, 2008 @ 12:00 am
Event Category:

Venue

USA – Colorado
Colorado USA
Phone:
303-655-7996

Organizer

Tamarack R. Czarnik, MD
Phone:
307-276-3934
Email:
tamczarnik@hotmail.com
Website:
http://www.marssociety.com/portal/c/Conventions/2008