AAS Executive Officer Kevin Marvel highlights some of the many ways you can support the Society, not only by participating in its programs and activities, but also by contributing to its prize endowments and other funds.
The AAS election of officers and councilors for terms beginning in 2015 is now under way. New officers and councilors will help decide the Society's direction and goals. The best way to ensure that your voice is heard is to vote! Deadline: 31 January 2015.
The SPSIG's inaugural meeting will be held in conjunction with the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle on Tuesday afternoon, 6 January, and is open to all attendees interested in issues related to software publication.
The upcoming 225th AAS meeting, 4-8 January 2015, offers workshops, sessions, posters, tutorials, and discussions that focus on many aspects of astronomical software — and Hack Day, too!
This year CVD will be 17-18 March 2015. The AAS aims to select at least 15 volunteers to come to Washington, DC, to raise visibility and support for science. Sign-up deadline: 3 February 2015.
Here's your chance to provide scientific input to the Thirty Meter Telescope project, stimulate planning for future TMT science programs, and help expand the international TMT partnership. Deadline: 16 January.
Applications are now being accepted for the next AAS John N. Bahcall Public Policy Fellow. If you have, or will have, a PhD by Fall 2015 and are interested in science policy, you are encouraged to apply!
AAS members interested in astronomy education, outreach, and heritage are invited to participate in a two-day meeting on these topics at the International Astronomical Union's General Assembly in August 2015.