American Astronomical Society
IAU Symposium 261The Annual DDA Meeting will be preceded by a kindred Symposium "Relativity in Fundamental Astronomy. Dynamics, Reference Frames and Data Analysis" held by the IAU (International Astronomical Union) at the same location on 27 April - 1 May, 2009.
The two conferences - the IAU Symposium and the DDA Meeting - held back-to-back at the same location, will together constitute a major astronomical event, and will bring together a broad audience of scientists from various fields.
Publication of Papers: The journal "Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy" (CM&DA) invites you to submit a manuscript on your DDA presentation for publication in a thematic issue of CM&DA.
DeadlinesAbstracts: Midnight EDT, Friday, 20 March 2009
To give a presentation at the Virginia Beach Meeting, you must submit an abstract (300 word limit) through the AAS/OASIS abstract form. You may present two papers as long as one is oral and the other is a poster.
Until Wednesday, 25 March, 2009, you may submit your abstract title, author list with affiliations, and abstract text of 300 words or less by email to Ken Seidelmann for consideration.
Getting to Virginia Beach
DDA Meeting Schedule
Registration: Midnight EDT, Friday, 03 April 2009
The conference banquet will be held on Sunday night, 3 May 2009.
The banquet price is $55, including one glass of wine.
Click here to find out how to register.
Hotel registration at our discounted rate: Tuesday, 31 March 2009 (extended!)
Student stipend applications: Midnight EST on Monday, 02 March 2009.
Scientific Advisory CommitteeP. Kenneth Seidelman, University of Virginia (Chair)
Michael Efroimsky, US Naval Observatory
Marc Murison, US Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station
Local Organizing CommitteeMichael Efroimsky, US Naval Observatory (Chair)
John Bangert, US Naval Observatory
George Kaplan, US Naval Observatory, Ret.
Brian Luzum, US Naval Observatory
Kevin Marvel, American Astronomical Society
Demetrios Matsakis, US Naval Observatory
Alice Monet, US Naval Observatory
Sean Urban, US Naval Observatory
William Wooden, US Naval Observatory
Norbert Zacharias, US Naval Observatory