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Understanding Dust 30 Years After CCM: (A Symposium in Honor of Geoff Clayton's 65th Birthday)

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4 - 6 August 2019

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The symposium will be held at University Memorial Center on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder, Colorado. At 5,430 feet above sea level, Boulder is at the base of the Rocky Mountain foothills; it enjoys 300 plus days of sunshine a year and moderate weather. Boulder hosts thriving tech and natural foods industries, supports a renowned entrepreneurial community, has some of the region's best restaurants, and is home to many federal research labs and a world-class university.

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Karly Pitman

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SYMPOSIUM TOPICS

This symposium is aimed at honoring the scientific accomplishments of Dr. Geoffrey C. Clayton, who has had a lifetime of influence over the field of dust astrophysics. The symposium will consist of invited and contributed oral and poster talks on current research and future problems in dust astrophysics, and will cover the following topics:

  Circumstellar and interstellar dust in the Local Group

  The evolution of R Coronae Borealis stars

  Binary white-dwarf mergers

  Supernovae

  Planetary nebulae

  Extinction curves

  Comparison of theory, simulations, and observations

  Future problems: where do we go from here?

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

The symposium will have three sessions (oral and poster) on day 2 and one oral session on day 3. Audience-participation discussions will occur in tandem with oral presentations.

EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE  April 30, 2019