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ILRS logoElections completed for the 2018-2020 term of the ILRS Governing BoardRelease Date: 10/04/2018 The ILRS recently completed elections for the 2018-2020 term of the ILRS Governing Board.

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Two additional members of the Board will be appointed by the Governing Board, bringing total membership to 18 members. The chair will be elected at a meeting of the Board held in conjunction with the 21st International Workshop on Laser Ranging in November.

Congratulations to the newly elected representatives and thank you to all the excellent candidates who participated in the ILRS Governing Board election process. We were fortunate to have many very qualified candidates.

ILRW LogoImportant dates for 21st International Workshop on Laser RangingRelease Date: 07/27/2018This is a reminder that abstract submission for the 21st International Workshop on Laser Ranging closes on Wednesday, August 01 2018. Attendees are encouraged to take advantage of the early bird registration rate before 5pm AEST, Wednesday, August 01 2018. Please visit www.iwlr2018.serc.org.au for more information and updates. Any questions should be directed to the Conference Logistics at iwlr2018 @ conlog.com.au.

ILRS logoSecond LARGE campaign of 2018Release Date: 06/27/2018The second LARGE campaign of 2018 will take place from August 1 through October 31, 2018.

Jean Dickey in her office in 2016
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NASA, JPL
The Passing of Jean DickeyRelease Date: 06/25/2018We were recently informed that our colleague, Jean Dickey, passed away suddenly on May 9, 2018. Jean worked at JPL since 1980. She made many significant contributions in LLR studies and Earth rotation research. Jean was an IAG ad AGU fellow and served as president of the AGU Geodesy Section in the mid-1990's, the first woman to do so.

ILRW LogoSecond Circular for the 21st International Workshop on Laser Ranging ReleasedRelease Date: 06/06/2018The Space Environment Research Centre (SERC) and the International Laser Ranging Service (ILRS) are actively organizing the 21st International Workshop on Laser Ranging in Canberra, Australia during the week of November 05-09, 2018. The second circular has been released. Registration is now open and attendees are encouraged to submit an abstract for oral and poster sessions.

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