First Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Education Summit Held in Hilo, Hawai’i
The first Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Education Summit was held in Hilo, Hawai‘i. Coordinated through the Hawai‘i Space Grant Consortium by Art and Rene Kimura and sponsored by the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Project and the County of Hawai‘i, the summit brought together high school students and educators from China, Japan, India, Canada and the Big Island for four days of science and engineering programs and educational activities. HSGC internship coordinator and HIGP Associate Researcher Rob Wright presented a workshop on planetary remote sensing. A TMT lead-up story and press release describe the event.