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2020 Mars Society International Teleconvention

"Rising Together"

The Mars Society is pleased to announce that the 23rd Annual International Mars Society Convention will be convened Thursday-Sunday, October 15-18, 2020, all over the world via the Internet!

Through the use of unique technology provided by the TMRO company of Anaheim, California, it will be possible to not only hold debates, panel discussions and presentations, but to allow people from all countries to participate, posing questions and interacting with each other, creating a virtual global convention of a type never before seen.

The four-day space conference will be free, and bring together prominent scientists, policymakers, entrepreneurs and space advocates to discuss the significance of the latest scientific discoveries, technological advances and political-economic-social developments that could affect plans for the human exploration and settlement of Mars. As always, the convention will involve a wide variety of timely plenary talks, panel discussions and public debates concerning key issues bearing on human Mars exploration.

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Donation Page - A $50 donation is requested to support our organization's programs.

Call for Papers: Submit an Abstract

Presentations for the 23rd Annual International Mars Society Convention in October are invited dealing with all matters (science, engineering, politics, economics, public policy, etc.) associated with the exploration and settlement of the planet Mars.

Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be sent by July 31st. Those submissions received after the deadline may not be included in the convention literature and are lower priority for adding to the final schedule.

Those intending to submit an abstract for consideration should complete the online form located at: abstracts.marssociety.org. Thank you, and we look forward to your submissions.

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