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2011 Educators' Space Conference

Date: August 9-11, 2011 Location: John H. Chapman Space Centre in Longueuil, Quebec Web Site: http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/events/2011/educators_conference.asp About: Since its inception in 2002, the Canadian Space Agency’s annual Educator Conference has been attended by over 500 educators from across Canada, whose dedication and personal interest in professional development during summer vacation has contributed greatly to the success of this conference

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CSA Workshop on the Utilization of Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA's) In Canadian Space Missions

Date: September 27-28, 2011 Location: John H. Chapman Space Centre in St-Hubert, Quebec Web Site: http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/events/2011/fpga.asp About: The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is pleased to host a Workshop on the Utilization of Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) in Canadian Space Missions. FPGA technology has dramatically evolved over the past years, providing major advantages and exciting new capabilities for development of space-born systems. Development methodology, cost, …

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Where do you think the Canadarm should go? [Poll]

The Canadarm is coming home but where should it go? There are many site across Canada that could display the iconic piece of Canadian space history. Our poll list sites across the country that would be great venues for the Canadarm’s home. But should it go to one place permanently? Or should it travel across the country to all these locations? What do you think?

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ASX's 8th Annual 'Expanding Canada's Frontiers' Symposium "Unravelling The Universe"

The Astronomy & Space Exploration Society (ASX) at the University of Toronto invites you to this exciting event! Date: January 28, 2011 Location:Convocation Hall, University of Toronto, 31 Kings College Circle, Toronto, ON M5S 3G4, CA Featuring: – Prof. Alexei V. Filippenko, University of California at Berkeley – Dr. Michel Lefebvre, Professor at University of Victoria, Deputy Team Leader of ATLAS detector at LHC – …

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Canadian Space Commerce Association January Meeting

The next meeting of the Canadian Space Commerce Association (CSCA) is Wednesday, January 12th from 7:30 – 9:00pm at the law office of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, 199 Bay Street, Suite 2800, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON M5L 1A9. (a map to the office can be found at: http://www.blakes.com/english/toronto.html). The speaker will be Grant Bonin from the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies …

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AGU Chapman Conference on Dynamics of the Earth's Radiation Belts and Inner Magnetosphere

Date: July 17-22, 2011 Location: St. John’s, Newfoundland Web Site: http://www.agu.org/meetings/chapman/2011/ecall/ About: Despite some 50 years of space research, fundamental questions remain concerning the physics of Earth’s radiation belts and inner magnetosphere. Our ability to protect spacecraft systems from the hazardous space environment depends on our knowledge of geospace. In the last decade there has been a resurgence in radiation belt research in parallel with …

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Four Decades of Research on Massive Stars: A Scientific Meeting in the Honour of Anthony F.J. Moffat

Date: July 11 -15, 2011 Location: Saint-Michel-des-Saints, QC J0K 3B0 Web Site: http://craq-astro.ca/moffat/ About: We are organizing a meeting to celebrate four decades of contributions of Professor Anthony F.J. Moffat to massive-star research. Since his first papers on open clusters in the early 70’s, Tony’s research interests have expanded in many directions to cover a multitude of aspects of massive stars. The meeting will encompass …

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2nd Annual Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Sciences/Space Resources Roundtable

Date: June 19 -22, 2011 Location: Ottawa, Ontario Web Site: http://www.ptmss.com/ About: The purpose for this conference is 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 to foster collaboration. The focus of the conference will be solid planet sciences. Topics will be limited to …

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42nd Canadian Astronomical Society Meeting

Date: May 30 – June 2, 2011 Location: University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario Web Site: http://www.casca.ca/annual_meetings.php About: CASCA Annual Meetings are open to all interested persons (whether belonging to the Society or not) who register in attendance. Presentation of scientific papers is restricted to members or applicants for membership or temporary residents of Canada who are sponsored by a present member or other speakers …

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Conference: ALMA – Extending the Limits of Astrophysical Spectroscopy

Date: January 15-17, 2011 Location: Victoria, BC Web Site: http://almatelescope.ca/Spectroscopy2011/ About: The North American ALMA Science Center (NAASC) and the Center for Chemistry of the Universe (CCU) will jointly host, with the assistance of the National Research Council of Canada, a major science conference entitled ALMA: Extending the Limits of Astrophysical Spectroscopy in Victoria, British Columbia, 15-17 January 2011. The venue is the Laurel Point …

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