The 2012 Meeting of the Division on Dynamical Astronomy will be held from
6 - 10 May 2012 at the
Timberline Lodge, Mt. Hood, Oregon
The annual DDA Meeting brings together top researchers
in astronomy, astrophysics, planetary science, and astrodynamics for in-depth
and stimulating discussions and talks on all aspects of dynamics in the space
sciences. The DDA meeting features invited talks on a range of topics,
contributed talks (with no parallel sessions), and posters that
can be displayed throughout the entire meeting.
Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research,
Celestial and Spaceflight Mechanics Laboratory
Wayne Hayes has set up lists of people interestin in
the Mt. Hood Meeting.
E-mail him to be added.
Al Harris reports that the room block at Timberline is closed, and also filled.
The next best hotel lodging I have located is Best Western Mt. Hood.
This URL takes you directly to the Best Western reservation page for that property
As of April 23, they have rooms available at $109/night. The town of Government
Camp, where it is located, is ~5 miles from the Lodge, so a car or carpooling
will be needed. There are a number of other lodgings in Government Camp,
Student stipend applications: Midnight EST, Friday, March 9,
Abstracts: 11:59 PM EDT, Monday, March 26, 2012 (UT-4:00)
To give a presentation at the Mt. Hood 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.
Submit the abstract(s)
to AAS through this web page.
Click on "Access DDA abstract form".
Posters should be less than 48 inches x 32 inches
Early Online Registration: 11:59 PM EDT,
Friday, April 6, 2012 (UT-4:00)
Email Debbie Kovalsky
|DDA Members:||$375 early,||$400 late/on-site
|$275 early,||$300 late/on-site
|non-members:||$400 early,||$425 late/on-site
Conference Banquet on Tuesday, May 8: $65 per person
Click here to find out how to register.
See who else has registered.
Hotel registration at our discounted rate: 11:59 PM EDT, Friday,
April 6, 2012 (UT - 4:00) *FILLED* (see above)
(Discounted rooms available for the evenings of Sunday May 6 through
Thursday May 10.)
Discounted Room Rates:
To access these special rates call the Timberline Lodge at
1-800-547-1406 (between 9-5 PDT) and refer to the
"American Astronomical Society".
|Chalet Room|| $85.00 (plus 7% county tax)|
|Twin Room||$105.00 (plus 7% county tax)|
|Queen/Twin Rooms||$134.00 (plus 7% county tax)||
Last update: 2012-September-10
by Jessica Mink
Sunday, May 6:
4:00-6:00 pm, DDA Committee Meeting
6:00-8:00 pm, Welcome Reception
Monday, May 7:
8:00 am-Noon, Exoplanet Session
1:40-4:00 pm, Planetary Formation Session
4:00-5:00 pm, Brouwer Award Lecture
5:00-6:00 pm, Brouwer Lecture Reception
6:00-7:30 pm, DDA Business Meeting
Tuesday, May 8:
8:00 am-Noon, Rings Session
1:40-4:20 pm, Planetary Formation Session
4:20-6:00 pm, Poster Session
6:00-8:00 pm, Banquet (additional charge)
Wednesday, May 9:
8:00 am-Noon, Galaxies Session
2:00-6:00 pm, Asteroids Session
Thursday, May 10:
8:00 am-Noon, Satellites and Obliquities Session
- Meeting Schedule
(Observatoire astronomique de Marseille-Provence) Galactic Dynamics
(SETI Inst.) Dynamics of Multiple Moon Systems
(Cornell U.) Dynamics of Dusty Rings
(U. Maryland) Dynamics of Exoplanets
Rachel Kuzio de Naray
(Royal Military College of Canada) Velocity Fields and Dark Matter Halos
Student Stipend Award Winners
Christa L. Van Laerhoven (Advisor: Rick Greenberg)
University of Arizona
Secular Dynamics of the Kepler-11 System
Erika Nesvold (Advisor: Marc Kuchner)
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
A New Method for Modeling Collisions in Debris Disks
Nathaniel Hamlin (Advisor: Bill Newman)
University of California, Los Angeles
The Role of Magnetic Fields in Relativistic Astrophysical Jets
Local Organizing Committee
Daniel J. Scheeres (University of Colorado Boulder)(chair)
Alan W. Harris (Space Science Institute, chair)
Douglas P. Hamilton, University of Maryland
Douglas P. Hamilton, University of Maryland (chair)
Alice Monet, US Naval Observatory (retired)