Oops, it’s a bit late to highlight this as it is TONIGHT but maybe someone out there who didn’t know about it already will want to attend. I’ve been away all of August so am just catching up on blogs and emails now…
THE PARLIAMENTARY AND SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE (Chairman: Andrew Miller MP, www.scienceinparliament.org.uk)
PARLIAMENTARY SPACE COMMITTEE (Vice-Chairman Science & Exploration: David Morris MP, www.parliamentaryspacecommittee.com)
On behalf of Andrew Miller MP, Chairman of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, and David Morris MP, Vice Chairman of the Parliamentary Space Committee, you are invited to a joint discussion meeting on Our Living Solar System.
This will be held on Monday 9th September from 14.00 – 16.00 in the Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, Westminster.
Each talk is scheduled for 10 minutes in order to allow time for Q and A, as well as wider discussion.
2.15pm – 2.45pm
Mars ~ did life ever evolve there and what will future exploration reveal?
Lewis Dartnell, University of Leicester
Jupiter and Saturn’s moons ~ new hopes for finding life in the Solar System
Michele Dougherty, Imperial College
2.45pm – 3.15pm
Comets and asteroids
Time capsules, space hazards or mineral resources: Opportunities for NewSpace entrepreneurs
Prof John Zarnecki, Open University
Visions of the future
Answering the big questions about our planet’s place in the Universe
Fabio Favata, European Space Agency
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 6 September 2013.
If you are attending this event from outside Parliament, please enter Portcullis House on the Victoria Embankment and allow at least 20mins to pass through security.
In association with European Planetary Science Congress 2013.