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VENUS AS A SYSTEM CONFERENCE, Nov 1-3, 2023, Albuquerque, NM

The Lunar and Planetary Institute will hold the Venus as a System conference at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque, NM from November 1-3, 2023.

A meeting of NASA’s Venus Exploration Analysis Grop, VEXAG, will be held in conjunction with this conference on October 30-31 in the same venue.

More information on the Venus as a System Conference is in the June 27 Save the Date notice, which is reproduced below.

Save the Date

 Venus as a System

November 1–3, 2023

Albuquerque, NM/Virtual 

 The Venus as a System Conference will be held on November 1–3, 2023, in Albuquerque, NM, at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. The conference will be held in person with opportunities for virtual participation.

The third conference in this initiative, Venus as a System: Coupled Volcanic, Tectonic, Surface, and Atmospheric Evolution, seeks to highlight the interconnectedness of systems and place individual topics, such as but not limited to those listed below, into the context of holistic planetary evolution.

• Tectonics

• Volcanism

• Convection

• Composition and Structure

• Volatiles (past and present)

• Surface States

• Atmosphere

• Exosphere

This broadly themed conference will leverage renewed interest and excitement for Venus and provide a forum for the discussion of Venusian data, upcoming missions, suggestions of future mission targets and datasets, and highlight critical gaps in our knowledge. These discussions will serve as the starting point to formulate questions to be asked in the forthcoming decade of Venus.   

Important: To be added to the mailing list to receive additional information about this meeting, submit an indication of interest.



November 1, 2023 @ 7:30 am
November 3, 2023 @ 11:00 pm