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Host a Splinter Meeting - closed
HEAD is currently scheduling Splinter Meetings for Monday, 8 April 2013 and Tuesday, 9 April 2013 between the hours of 7:30pm-9:00pm. Spacing is limited, so submit your proposal today!
The AAS Topical Conference Series: Probes of Dark Matter on Galaxy Scales Meeting will be held 14-19 July 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa, 1 Old Golf Course Road, Monterey, California, USA 93940-4908.
Various program materials and organizing committee listing.
Meetings Department Phone Number: 202-328-2010 ext. 2013
Speaker Ready Services
All presentations for oral sessions will be uploaded to the internal network at the Speaker Ready desk where they will be distributed to the appropriate computer by our technicians.
Hotel and airline information.
HEAD 2013 Meeting Registration instructions.
Rules and regulations for submitting an abstract and presenting at the HEAD Meeting.
A housing pirate is an unauthorized housing provider that often claims a vague affiliation with a conference and offers reduced rates to attendees. The AAS Executive Office is the official housing bureau for the 221st AAS Meeting in Long Beach, CA and only they can guarantee room reservations and rates.
5-6 January 2013, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST
The newly established AAS Astronomy Ambassadors program is designed to support early-career AAS members with training in resources and techniques for effective outreach to students and/or the public. The first Astronomy Ambassadors workshop will be held on 5-6 January 2013 in conjunction with the 221st AAS meeting in Long Beach, California.
As I write this column, I am preparing and packing for the long trip across the Pacific Ocean to the 28th International Astronomical Union (IAU) General Assembly in Beijing, China. More than 500 US astronomers will be attending as well, more than a hundred of which had their travel enabled through support provided by a grant from the NSF and administered by the AAS as our International Travel Grant Program.
The AAS 221st Meeting was held 6-10 January 2013 at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802.
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- 100: Welcoming Address by UAA Chancellor Tom Case;
AAS Welcomes New Division (Audio Only)
- 101: Kavil Prize: Laboratory Astrophysics as Key to Understanding the Universe
- 112: SPD Hale Prize: The Two Sources of Solar Energetic Particles
- 126: Exploring the Planet Mercury: One Year of MESSENGER Orbital Observations
- 127: Transits of Venus and Mercury: Exoplanet Analogs in Our Solar System
- 300: SPD Harvey Prize: The Solar Cycle: From Understanding to Forecasting
- 311: Russell Prize: The Cold Dark Matter Theory of Galaxy Formation: A Status Report
- 325: The Plasma Physics of Cosmic Rays
- 327: Public Talk: The Accelerating Universe
- 400: SPD Parker Lecture: How to Observe (Rather Than Model) The Interiors of Stars
- 412: Warner Prize: Bubble, Bubble, Toil, And Trouble: A Theorist's Romp Through The Cosmic Dawn
- 425: Under the Radar: The First Woman in Radio Astronomy, Ruby Payne-Scott
- 426: SkyMapper: Surveying the Southern Sky
- 500: SPD Parker Lecture: Solar Twins and Stellar Maunder Minima
- 510: Yup'ik Understandings of the Environment: "The World is Changing Following Its People"
- 519: Mix One-Part Astronomy Education Research with One-Part General Education Astronomy Course and You Get a Very Potent Science Literacy Transformation Cocktail
- 520: AIP Germant Award: Tycho to Kepler: Four Centuries and More of Astronomy and the Media
- What's New Under the Sun
- Galaxies Bright, Faint, Near & Far
- A Matter of Some Gravity
- Stars & Stellar Systems
- Exoplanets & Brown Dwarfs
- Small Round (& Not-So-Round) Things
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