Many Society members report experiencing both unconscious and conscious racism, and this is to the detriment of our profession, says AAS President Christine Jones.
Doug Roberts, AAS WorldWide Telescope Project Director, describes the new WWT WebGL Web Client, upcoming online training, and the 2016 WorldWide Telescope prize.
Nominations (including self-nominations) are invited for new members of the Executive Committee of NASA's Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group (COPAG). Terms are three years. Deadline: 7 October 2016.
Please consider signing up for an Oral History Project interview at an upcoming AAS or Division meeting, and take a short survey to help HAD determine whether or not to collect interviews at next summer meeting in Austin.
Renew your AAS membership online before Monday, 26 September, to save yourself some time and avoid receiving a snail mail reminder.
It's not too early to start thinking about the next AAS summer meeting in Austin, Texas, 4–8 June 2017. Proposals for Special Sessions, Town Halls, Meetings-in-a-Meeting, and Workshops are now being accepted.
The early registration deadline for the 229th AAS meeting is Thursday, 29 September, and abstracts are due by 9:00 pm ET on Tuesday, 4 October.
This is the first of two posts from the AAS Meetings Task Force about the future of AAS meetings. Part 1 discusses the big-picture view of meetings.