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Going to conferences and giving talks and posters as a new student, especially for your first time, can seem like an overwhelming experience. We've included some links here with valuable information for first-time conference attendees, as well as information on how to prepare and give a good talk or poster. Much of the advice can be useful for people at all levels of their career as well.
We've prepared an interactive map showing many of the locations described below, as well as the hotels and locations of other conference events.
While you're visiting Tucson for the meeting, and especially if you have an extra day or two before or after, make sure to take advantage of the many attractions in town and throughout southern Arizona. Two good general sources of information are:
Registration fees and instructions.
The Westin Michigan Avenue
909 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
AAS Executive Officer Kevin Marvel looks forward to the IAU General Assembly, 3-14 August 2015, in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii.
The AAS is opening its meeting to amateur astronomers and other interested members of the public, who may take advantage of a special one-day registration rate of $50 on Tuesday, 3 June.
We are grateful to the following Boston businesses who have donated gift certificates and discounts for our meeting participants. Make sure you visit their businesses while at the 224th AAS Meeting!
Raffle drawings will occur during the Opening Reception on Sunday, 1 June 2014.
SPD/HAD Joint Session
History of Solar Physics
Tuesday, 3 June 2014: 10:00 am-11:30 am
Chair(s): Jay Pasachoff (Williams College)
Education and History
Wednesday, 4 June 2014: 10:00 am-11:30 am
Education and History Posters
Wednesday, 4 June 2014: 9:00 am-6:30 pm
The AAS offers complimentary meeting registration to bona fide working journalists and public-information officers.
Amateur Astrophotography Poster Exhibit
Speaker Ready Room
Local Organizing Committee Chair
Joe Spitale, Planetary Science Institute
Vishnu Reddy (Press Officer)
Paul Withers (DPS Committee Liaison)
Please consider the following deadlines when proposing a workshop for the 46th DPS Meeting in Tucson, Arizona.
Videos of invited talks and prize lectures presented at the 223rd AAS meeting in Washington, DC, in January 2014 are now online for viewing by AAS members. You must sign in using your AAS username and password to watch them.
Rules and regulations for submitting an abstract and presenting at the HEAD Meeting.
When the 224th meeting of the AAS comes to town 1-5 June 2014, Boston really will be the "Hub of the Universe."