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229th AAS Meeting Registration

Online registration for this meeting has closed. Onsite registration will be available in Grapevine.

For information about obtaining a visa to travel to the United States for the meeting, please see the Visa Information page.

Registration Fees and Deadlines

If you are registering five or more individuals from your organization and need assistance, please contact reg-help@aas.org.

All correspondence regarding registration should be directed to:

Lynn Ervin
229th AAS Meeting
American Astronomical Society
1667 K Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20006

Tel: 202-328-2010 x104
Fax: 202-234-7850
Email: reg-help@aas.org

Registration Fees

All fees listed in USD.

REGISTRATION TYPES Early:
thru
29 Sep.
Regular:
30 Sep.
thru
14 Nov.
Late:
15 Nov.
thru
20 Dec.
Onsite
FULL REGISTRATION
Full / Associate / International / Education Affiliate Member $487 $546 $612 $714
Junior Member $169 $205 $227 $329
Emeritus Member $146 $178 $195 $195
Non-Member $740 $847 $928 $1,030
Undergraduate Student Non-Member $178 $214 $236 $236
Local Educator / Amateur Astronomer $178 $214 $236 $300
Guest / Spouse (No access to Sessions) $60 $60 $60 $60
TWO DAY REGISTRATION
HAD Two Day (Monday/Tuesday) $310 $310 $355 $355
ONE DAY REGISTRATION
Full / Associate / International / Education Affiliate Member $244 $297 $347 $422
Non-Member $374 $428 $482 $482
Guest / Spouse (No access to Oral Sessions) $60 $60 $60 $60
WORKSHOPS (full descriptions)
Fee
AAS Astronomy Ambassadors Workshop
Tuesday, 3 January | 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday, 4 January | 12:45 pm – 5:30 pm
$0
(Application Required)
Introduction to Software Carpentry Workshop
Tuesday, 3 January | 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Registration for this workshop has closed.
$50
Using Python for Astronomical Data Analysis
Tuesday, 3 January | 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Registration for this workshop has closed.
$35
The Performing Art of Science Presentation
Tuesday, 3 January | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
$75
Impacting Broader Audiences With Your Research
Tuesday, 3 January | 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
$35
DIY Your Own Zooniverse Project
Tuesday, 3 January | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
$35
One-On-One Career Consultations (20-minute Sessions)
Contact Diane Frendak to schedule your session.
$20
Careers 101: Career Planning Workshop and Panel for Graduate Students and Postdocs
Wednesday, 4 January | 9:30 am – 11:30 am
No Fee
Introducing Current Research Into Your Classroom
Wednesday, 4 January | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
$35
New Methods for Teaching About Exoplanets
Wednesday, 4 January | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
$35
Career Hour 1: Leveraging Social Media for Networking and Career Advancement
Wednesday, 4 January | 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
No Fee
Career Hour 2: Interviewing: What You Need to Do Before, During, and After to Get the Job
Thursday, 5 January | 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
No Fee
New Methods for Teaching in the Flipped Classroom
Thursday, 5 January | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
$35
Graduate School and Postdocs as a Means to a Job
Friday, 6 January | 9:30 am – 11:30 am
No Fee
EVENTS (full descriptions)
Undergraduate Orientation
Tuesday, 3 January | 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
No Fee
Opening Reception
Tuesday, 3 January | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
No Fee
Career Networking & Job Fair
Wednesday, 4 January | 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
No Fee
Open Mic Night
Thursday, 5 January | 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
No Fee
Closing Reception
Saturday, 7 January | 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
No Fee
CONTRIBUTIONS (full descriptions)
Rodger Doxsey Travel Prize Fund $25 or $50
Purchase Carbon Offsets up to $50

Registration Types

Student
Registrant must be under 28 years of age and interested in the advancement of astronomy or related science. Full-time students age 28 or older who are pursuing a degree in astronomy or physics are eligible to register as a student upon furnishing proof of their full-time student status.

Local Educator
Local educators are middle- and high-school teachers and community college instructors who operate within 50 miles of the meeting venue. To register for the meeting, please complete the Local Educator Registration Form.

Amateur Astronomer
An amateur astronomer is one who does not depend on the field of astronomy as a primary source of income or support, and does not have a professional degree or advanced academic training in the subject.

Guest
A guest must be a spouse, domestic partner, or significant other. Guest registration fee covers access to the exhibit/poster hall, opening and closing receptions, and daily morning and afternoon coffee breaks. Guests cannot attend workshops or scientific sessions.

Guest Registration for Children
Children 14 years old and above must pay the required guest registration fee of $60.00.

Payment Methods and Receipts

Check/Money Order: Make payable to "229th AAS Meeting."

Credit Cards: We accept Visa, MasterCard, or American Express.

Confirmation and Receipts: Confirmation and receipts for online registration appear on your browser screen immediately upon submission.

Need a receipt before the meeting? Visit members.aas.org, select meeting history, then select the corresponding order number.

Corrections/Additions

Contact reg-help@aas.org to make any changes to your registration.

Please note: Full Registrations may not be changed to One Day Registrations; however, One Day Registrations may be upgraded to Full Registrations at anytime.

Cancellations

Requests for cancellations must be received in writing to reg-help@aas.org or by fax to 202-234-7850. Please allow 4–6 weeks for all refunds to be processed.

Registration Refunds

  • Through 29 September 2016: Registration refund less the $25.00 processing fee
  • 30 September–20 December 2016: Registration refund less the $50.00 processing fee
  • After 20 December 2016: No refunds will be given after this date.
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