Social Program

IEEE GRSS AdCom Open House
Date: Sunday, 16 July 2023
Location: Pasadena Convention Center
AdCom Open House

Come join the IEEE GRSS Administrative Committee (AdCom) Open House! Over light refreshments, you'll have a chance to meet GRSS leadership. You might wonder who that is? Our GRSS President, our Executive VP, our CFO, our Secretary, our Past President, our VPs and Directors, and all the volunteers working within the various committees on activities and projects for you, our members. GRSS is the sponsoring society for IGARSS. See our org chart here. In addition, you'll also get to meet the IGARSS 2023 Local Organizing Committee. Come mingle and let us get to know each other!”

Opening Night Celebration
Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
Location: Pasadena Central Park
Opening Night Celebration

Welcome back to IGARSS! Catch up with old friends make new connections at IGARSS 2023 Opening Night. Held just a short walk from the Convention Center in Pasadena Central Park, you’ll be able to mingle while enjoying music, food and drink. Grab your favorite teammate and play games that will be scattered through the park. This event will get IGARSS week started with bang.

IGARSS Night: Space and Magic
Date: Wednesday, 19 July 2023
Location: California Science Center

Some call it magical, some call it most complex flying machine ever built. The Space Shuttle Endeavour traveled 122,883,151 miles around the Earth and 12 miles through the streets of Los Angeles to its forever home in the California Science Center. You’ll enjoy locally inspired food and drink within arms-reach of this iconic flying machine while being entertained by roaming magicians and the smooth melodies of jazz vocalist Mayumi. The evening will include museum access where you can learn about local ecosystems and see just how Endeavour snaked its way through the neighborhoods of south LA. This will be a truly magical night that will linger in your memory for years to come.

Table Tennis Tournament
Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Table Tennis [CC0 License]

Come join your colleagues for a friendly tournament of table tennis. We will provide the table, the paddles, the ball – and you will provide the fun. Details on the tournament format will be based on the number of interested participants and their skill levels. The tournament will take place at the convention center itself.