The 105th spring meeting of the AAVSO was held at the Crowne Plaza in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, Thursday, May 4th to Saturday May 7th. St. Louis was chosen due to it’s location in the middle of the continental United States. Council hoped this would encourage people to attend who don’t normally come to the fall meetings on the east coast. About a quarter of the attendees were first time attendees or people who don’t normally attend the fall meetings in Massachusetts.
This year's spring meeting will begin on Thursday evening, May 5, at 6pm CDT (23:00 UT), with a keynote address by Dr. Horace Smith, Professor Emeritus of Michigan State University and a noted expert on RR Lyrae stars. Dr.
UPDATE: We will be broadcasting the Membership Meeting portion of the upcoming Spring AAVSO Meeting via GoToWebinar. The details are below.
Award presentations are first on the agenda! We hope that many of you will be able to join us.
Title: AAVSO Membership Meeting, June 12, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time (02:00 - 04:00 UT June 13 )
Join us for award presentations (first on the agenda!), Association reports, and Q&A.
The AAVSO held its 101st Spring Meeting in Big Bear, CA on May 22-24, 2012. This was a joint meeting with the Society of Astronomical Sciences (SAS). (We had a very well attended joint meeting with SAS in 2009 at this same location.) As before, SAS handled the registration and paper submissions for this meeting. Both AAVSO members and SAS members received the member registration rate.
Last month the AAVSO co-hosted its Spring Meeting with the American Astronomical Society in downtown Boston. I hope those of you who attended found it as much fun as I did. I also hope you've had a chance to rest up as well -- there was a lot happening at this meeting! We had our own activities from Saturday through Monday, and had a full slate of fun and interesting AAS sessions to attend throughout the rest of the week as well. There was plenty of great science throughout the week, and with this being one of the best-attended Summer AAS m
This is a friendly abstract deadline reminder for the joint AAVSO/AAS meeting being held in Boston this May:
Thank you to Aaron Price and Roger Kolman for contributing the following pictures. Please click on the thumbnail image to see a larger view.
May 4-6, 2006