243rd meeting

Abstracts & Proposals

New Orleans, Louisiana
243rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society
New Orleans, Louisiana
7 – 11 January 2024

Special Sessions are for current observatories, missions and facilities to discuss scientific results and plans, and for discussion of education and state-of-the-profession topics. There is no required format, and they may feature multiple speakers, a panel discussion, or other presentation formats. Town-Hall type events should not be proposed as Special Sessions.

Special Session Submission Is Closed

Special Session Deadlines

  • 27 July: Session proposal due
  • 4 August: Acceptance letters sent out
  • 7 September: Special session speaker abstract submission notices 
  • 12 October: Final session descriptions due

Special Session Guidelines

Please reference the following resource when preparing a Special Session proposal: