AAS 231 NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship Symposium Open to All
Attendees arriving early to the 231st AAS meeting in Washington, DC, next month are invited to attend the NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship Symposium. The symposium occurs once a year and serves as an opportunity for the NSF AAPFs to interact and learn about each others' groundbreaking scientific and education efforts.
The symposium runs across two days: Sunday, 7 January, 1:00 to 5:30 pm, and Monday, 8 January, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, in Potomac Ballroom 3 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center.
Notably, the entire event is free and open to all meeting attendees and will feature a number of activities relevant to the broader astronomical community. There will be selected talks by fellows on their current research and broader impact efforts; career advice from a panel consisting of three former NSF AAPFs who later earned NSF CAREER awards; and talks by our two keynote speakers: Dr. Lucianne Walkowicz, the Blumberg Chair of Astrobiology at the Library of Congress; and Dr. Alex Young, Associate Director for Science in the Heliophysics Science Division of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
Refreshments will be provided. For a full schedule, including titles and abstracts for each talk as well as biographies for each of the fellows, see http://aapf-fellows.org/symposium/2018. Please join us!
— Cameron Hummels, Abigail Crites & Philip Rosenfield
NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellows and Symposium Organizers