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March 2017

Searching for Dark Matter with the HAWC Gamma Ray Observatory

March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
University of Toronto Department of Physics, 60 St. George St.
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A7 Canada
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Kirsten Tollefson, Michigan State University https://www.pa.msu.edu/profile/tollefson The High Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) Gamma-ray Observatory was completed in March 2015 and is now giving us a new view of the sky. HAWC is a continuously operating, wide field-of-view observatory sensitive to 100 GeV – 100 TeV gamma rays and cosmic rays. It is 15 times more sensitive than previous generation Extensive Air Shower gamma-ray instruments and is able to detect the Crab nebula at > 5σ a day. HAWC operates 24…

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April 2017

Kitchener-Waterloo NASA Space Apps Challenge

April 29 - April 30
Kitchener, Ontario Canada + Google Map

Space Apps is an international hackathon that occurs over 48 hours in cities around the world. Because of citizens like you, we continue to grow each year. If you haven't already, join us to share ideas and engage with open data to address real-world problems, on Earth and in space. Work alone or with a team to solve challenges that could help change the world.

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The Eighth Joint Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium and Space Resources Roundtable

April 30 - May 2
Palais des Congres de Montreal, 1001 Jean Paul Riopelle Pl
Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1H5 Canada
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The Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium (PTMSS) seeks to promote a closer relationship between the space and mining sectors. the intent is to allow mining experts to network with space scientists and engineers, to share knowledge and foster collaboration. Since 2009, PTMSS and the Space Resources Roundtable have jointly hosted the annual PTMSS/SRR, alternating between Canada and the US. ​The 2017 conference will be held in Montreal as a stream in the Canadian Institute of Mining AGM.

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May 2017

5th Manfred Lachs International Conference

May 5 - May 6
McGill University, Montreal, Quebec Canada + Google Map

Organized by the Institute of Air and Space Law Faculty of Law, McGill University, Montreal, Canada The 2017 Manfred Lachs Conference (MLC17) will be hosted by McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, from 5-6 May 2017 in order to address: What are the governance mechanisms related to global outer space activities that ought to be adopted to facilitate achieving the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals? By this Call for Papers, the…

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June 2017

Earth Observation Summit 2017

June 20 - June 22
Université du Québec à Montréal Science Centre, Montreal, Quebec Canada + Google Map

The Earth Observation (EO) Summit 2017 brings together in one exceptional event the 38th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing (CSRS), the 17th Congress of the Association Québécoise de Télédétection (AQT) and the 11th Advanced SAR (ASAR) Workshop. This EO Summit 2017 is an international event to be held in Montréal from 20 to 22 June 2017. It aims to assemble several communities interested in Earth Observation (EO), its technologies, its applications and its societal benefits. Training on remote sensing applications…

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August 2017

2017 CARIC National Research Forum

August 8 - August 9
Vancouver, BC Canada + Google Map

Save the date for the 3rd National Research Forum of the Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC). The event will take place in Vancouver, British Columbia, on August 8 and 9, 2017. Overview of the program Presentations of collaborative project ideas Parallel technological sessions with renowned panelists Networking booths Much more!

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October 2017

The 2nd Canadian SmallSat Symposium 2017

October 17 - October 19
Toronto Westin Prince Hotel and Resort, 900 York Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario M3B 3H2 Canada
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The growth in SmallSats in the past few years alone has been so substantial that we have had to expand the dates for the Symposium. The Symposium will be held in Toronto over three days will attract hundreds of attendees from industry, government, university, the investment community and others interested in this growing segment of the space market, from around the world. The Symposium will feature: Luncheon Keynotes Plenary Sessions Panels of Speakers Technical Sessions Networking Opportunities Student Mini-Symposium Topics…

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