SPD48 Meeting


SPD 48
Annual Meeting for Solar Physics Division
Portland, OR
21 – 25 August 2017

Total Solar Eclipse Experience

Monday, 21 August | 5:30 am – 3:30 pm
$70; Cancellation Deadline: 10 July

Registration for this event is now closed.

On Monday, 21 August 2017, all of North America will have a solar eclipse, including an approximately 70-mile-wide path across the US from Oregon to South Carolina that will experience a total solar eclipse. SPD meeting attendees have the opportunity to travel from Portland to the campus of Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, for the unique and breathtaking experience of witnessing a total solar eclipse. You don't want to miss this! (Please note: An additional bus has been added!)

Tentative Agenda (final times will be confirmed closer to the event)

  • 5:30 am – Depart hotel ("grab-and-go" breakfast)
  • 8:30 am – Arrive in Salem
  • 9:05 am – Partial eclipse begins
  • 10:17 am – Totality
  • 11:00 am – Lunch delivered
  • 12:30 pm – Depart Salem
  • 3:30 pm – Arrive Hotel

The $70 Fee Includes:

  • Round-trip transportation from the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland to Salem, Oregon
  • “Grab-and-go” breakfast and coffee
  • Bottle of water
  • Box lunch (delivered onsite in Salem)

Opening Reception

Monday, 21 August | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Complimentary with meeting registration

Join your colleagues as we kick-off the 48th SPD meeting in Portland. This is a great time to network, socialize, eat, drink, and gear up for an exciting week.


Thursday, 24 August | 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm