Scientific Activity

The Academy Sections are in charge of the membership, the Academy Commissions are in charge of the scientific activities.

The Scientific Activities Committee (SAC) is in charge of the Scientific Activities. The SAC report to the Board of Trustees and coordinates and decides of the programs:

The Commissions report to the Scientific Activities Committee (SAC) and are in charge of coordinating all scientific activity including studies, symposia and conferences:

The Study Groups report to the Commissions and are groups of experts in charge of producing an Academy report within a timeframe of 3 years or less:  

The Program Committees report to the Commissions are groups of experts in charge of the symposia and conferences, either stand alone (8 to 10 symposia each year) or at IAC (15 symposia each year):

Three other section of the web site are providing additional information:

  -  "Call for Papers" section devoted to IAA symposia conference announcement:

  - "Conferences" section devoted to synthesis of past and future programs (conferences after Call for Papers deadline):

  - "Published Studies and Position Papers" devoted to published studies with full text available without any password: