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229th AAS Meeting

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Many Society members report experiencing both unconscious and conscious racism, and this is to the detriment of our profession, says AAS President Christine Jones.

AAS WorldWide Telescope

Doug Roberts, AAS WorldWide Telescope Project Director, describes the new WWT WebGL Web Client, upcoming online training, and the 2016 WorldWide Telescope prize.

Recent Posts

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.

The AAS Sustainability Committee is happy to announce that attendees can now purchase carbon credits when registering for an AAS meeting. The funds will be used for various carbon-offsetting projects.

The AAS seeks volunteers to judge posters for the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards at the upcoming winter meeting. You can sign up when you register or submit your own abstract for the meeting.