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DPS 48 / EPSC 11 Meeting Registration

Registration Fees and Deadlines

Online registration is now closed. Onsite registration will be available.

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All correspondence regarding registration should be directed to:

Lynn Ervin
DPS 48 / EPSC 11
American Astronomical Society
1667 K Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20006

Tel: 202-328-2010 x104
Fax: 202-234-7850

Registration Fees

All fees listed are in USD.

8 July
9 July
12 Aug.
13 Aug.
23 Sept.
DPS Full Member $588 $622 $719 $785
EPSC Full Registration $588 $622 $719 $785
DPS Junior / Student Member $280 $300 $365 $365
EPSC Junior / Student $280 $300 $365 $365
DPS Emeritus Member $294 $315 $383 $449
EPSC Emeritus $294 $315 $383 $449
Non-Member $767 $840 $914 $980
Non-Member Student $450 $495 $540 $540
Local Educator / Amateur (verification required) $50 $50 $50 $50
Guest / Spouse (no access to sessions) $50 $50 $50 $50
DPS Full Member $462 $499 $557 $557
EPSC $462 $499 $557 $557
DPS Junior / Student Member $205 $225 $250 $250
EPSC Junior / Student $205 $225 $250 $250
DPS Emeritus $215 $236 $263 $263
EPSC Emeritus $215 $236 $263 $263
Non-Member $588 $651 $719 $719
Non-Member Student $215 $235 $260 $260
WORKSHOPS (full descriptions)
Fee Registration Required
Public Engagement for Planetary Scientists
Sunday, 16 October | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Registration for this workshop has closed.
No Fee Yes
Impacting Broader Audiences with Your Research
Monday, 17 October | 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Registration for this workshop has closed.
No Fee Yes
Small Bodies as Granular Systems
Tuesday, 18 October | 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Registration for this workshop has closed.
No Fee Yes
EVENTS (full descriptions)
Student and Postdoc Reception
Sunday, 16 October | 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
No Fee Yes
Opening Reception
Sunday, 16 October | 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
No Fee Yes
Mt. Wilson Stargazing Party
Tuesday, 18 October | 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Registration for this event has closed.
$82 Yes
DPS Banquet
Wednesday, 19 October | 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
$55 for Students
ADDITIONAL FEES (full descriptions)
DPS Abstract Book — Purchase to receive a printed copy onsite. $30
CONTRIBUTIONS (full descriptions)
DPS Meeting Carbon Neutrality $30
Hartmann Student Travel Grant Program $25–$100
Susan Niebur Professional Development Fund $25–$100

Please note: The workshops and events listed on this page are only those that require registration through the meeting registration form. There may be other workshops and events during the meeting that are not listed here. See the online program for information on all events.

Registration Types

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.

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.

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 scientific sessions.

Guest Registration for Children
Children 14 years old and above must pay the required guest registration fee of $50.00.

Payment Methods and Receipts

Please note that all fees listed on this page are in USD.

Check/Money Order: Make payable to "DPS 48 / EPSC 11 Meeting."

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

Wire Transfers: Contact or fax 202-234-7850 for detailed wire transfer information. All wire transfers must be received by 26 August 2016 and will be assessed a $50 processing fee.

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

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



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


Requests for cancellations must be received in writing to or fax at 202-234-7850. Please allow 4-6 weeks for all refunds to be processed. No refunds will be given after 16 September 2016.

Registration Refunds

  • Through 12 August 2016: Registration refund less a $25.00 processing fee
  • 13 August–16 September 2016: Registration refund less a $50.00 processing fee
  • After 16 September 2016: No refunds will be given after this date.