Session Chairs are responsible for the implementation of the rules governing the oral presentations established by the AAS Council and the success, defined broadly, of the session they are chairing.
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Session types and proposal instructions for AAS Summer Meetings.
Splinter Meetings are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis based on meeting room availability.
Information for organizing a Special Session, Town Hall, Workshop or Splinter Meeting at an AAS winter meeting.
Past AAS meetings with links to online materials.
List of upcoming AAS Meetings.
At the semi-annual meetings of the AAS there are five basic types of presentation sessions (described in detail below). Four are planned one meeting in advance by the AAS Committee on Meetings and one is composed of Member contributions.
The mission of the AAS is to enhance and share humanity's scientific understanding of the universe. One objective established by Council to help achieve this mission is to facilitate and strengthen the interactions among members through professional meetings and other means, including supporting our Divisions and others in the field. AAS Meeting Services provides comprehensive meeting planning and support to our Divisions, ourselves, and others in the Astronomical sciences.