The AAS facilitates and strengthens the interactions among members through scientific meetings.

What to Expect at an AAS Meeting

One objective established by the Society to help achieve its mission is to facilitate and strengthen the interactions among members through professional meetings and other means, including supporting our Divisions and others in the field. AAS Meeting Services provides comprehensive meeting planning and support to our Divisions, ourselves, and others in the astronomical sciences.

Alice Shapley during the Kavli Lecture at AAS 234.

AAS235: 300 local students attended our Education & Outreach Day sponsored by Associated Universities, Inc. (Honolulu, HI - January 2020)

AAS235: 2020 Rodger Doxsey Travel Prizewinners (Honolulu, HI - January 2020)

AAS235: TEAM-UP for Physics & Astronomy press conference participants (Honolulu, HI - January 2020)

AAS234: AAS President Megan Donahue with Alice Shapley, Kavli Foundation Plenary Lecturer (St. Louis, MO - June 2019)

AAS233: Aomawa Shields presents "The Climates of Other Worlds: Exoplanet Climatology as a Pathway to Accurate Assessments of Planetary Habitability" (Seattle, WA - January 2019)

AAS231: Rodger Doxsey Prizewinners (Washington, DC - January 2018)

AAS229: Cannan Huey-Yu (11 years old) explains what's happening to a massive gas cloud called Complex A. (Grapevine, TX - January 2017)

AAS228: Daniel Irwin presents "From Space Archeology to Serving the World Today" (San Diego, CA - June 2016)

AAS225: SPS Evening of Undergraduate Science (Seattle, WA - January 2015)

AAS224: The Expanding Universe of Shrinking Satellites seminar for science writers with Alexander Antunes, Jonathan McDowell, Lynn Cominsky, and J. Garrett Jernigan. (Boston, MA - June 2014)

AAS222: Passersby got to see lunar craters, Saturn's ring, and other celestial treats -- assisted by members of the Indiana Astronomical Society. (Indianapolis, IN - June 2013)

AAS221: Opening Reception at the Aquarium of the Pacific (Long Beach, CA - January 2013)

AAS218: AAS Past President Debra Elmegreen with Malcolm Longair, Kavli Prize Foundation Lecturer (Boston, MA - May 2011)

AAS Meetings

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