HEAD 20 Meeting

Abstracts & Proposals

HEAD 20
20th Divisional Meeting of the High Energy Astrophysics Division
Hilton Waikōloa Village, Waikōloa, Hawai‘i
26 – 30 March 2023

Proposal Deadline

  • 9 Nov: Splinter Meetings due

Submit a Splinter Meeting

Splinter Meetings are science or programmatic meetings that may be scheduled by organizations or groups usually in parallel to scheduled HEAD sessions. These will usually require separate meeting space and may require A/V support, and/or catering.  

  • Splinter Meetings can be scheduled during the HEAD meeting as parallel sessions
  • Additional fees may apply to meetings scheduled after the AAS meeting closes.
  • Any AAS or HEAD Full Member can request a Splinter Meeting
  • Splinter Meetings are considered part of the main HEAD Meeting and are not free-standing; participants must be registered HEAD meeting attendees.
  • A summary of the meeting topic and content must be submitted.
  • Splinter Meetings may be either private or open and can range from just a few people to dozens of attendees.
  • The named organizer of the Splinter Meeting must be an AAS and or HEAD Member and should submit complete contact information, including onsite contact information/cell phone number.
  • Costs associated with the AAS Administration fee, catering and equipment rental are the responsibility of the Splinter Meeting organizer. The fees will be invoiced by the AAS once the meeting closes and is audited.
  • Proposals for Splinter Meetings will be reviewed by the organizing committee after the submission deadline. Given room availability, it may not be possible to accommodate all submissions.
  • Meeting organizers will be notified via email of proposal acceptance or rejection. If accepted, logistical details such as specific room assignments will be sent to the Splinter Meeting organizer by 15 November.
  • Organizers are responsible for all costs associated with the Splinter Meeting, including, but not necessarily limited to staff support & admin fee ($550 per day), catering, A/V equipment, internet, phone services, and all applicable taxes and service charges.

All catering orders are subject to a taxable service charge, and sales tax.

Logistical Staff support & admin fee $550 per day

Scheduling
Open Splinter Meetings may not be scheduled in conflict with plenary sessions (invited or prize talks). Private splinter meetings may be scheduled anytime during the HEAD meeting. However, please note that Science Interest Group Meetings will be scheduled on Sunday, 26 March 2023.