Nominations (including self-nominations) are invited for new members of the Executive Committee of NASA's Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group (COPAG). Terms are three years. Deadline: 7 October 2016.
Please consider signing up for an Oral History Project interview at an upcoming AAS or Division meeting, and take a short survey to help HAD determine whether or not to collect interviews at next summer meeting in Austin.
Balloting for the next election of AAS Officers and Councilors opens in mid-December 2016 and closes at the end of January 2017. Here is the slate of candidates.
Renew your AAS membership online before Monday, 26 September, to save yourself some time and avoid receiving a snail mail reminder.
It's not too early to start thinking about the next AAS summer meeting in Austin, Texas, 4–8 June 2017. Proposals for Special Sessions, Town Halls, Meetings-in-a-Meeting, and Workshops are now being accepted.
The early registration deadline for the 229th AAS meeting is Thursday, 29 September, and abstracts are due by 9:00 pm ET on Tuesday, 4 October.
This is the first of two posts from the AAS Meetings Task Force about the future of AAS meetings. Part 1 discusses the big-picture view of meetings.
The AAS Sustainability Committee is happy to announce that attendees can now purchase carbon credits when registering for an AAS meeting. The funds will be used for various carbon-offsetting projects.
The AAS seeks volunteers to judge posters for the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards at the upcoming winter meeting. You can sign up when you register or submit your own abstract for the meeting.
AAS members may now order the 2016 edition of the Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics at significant savings.