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POSTPONED DUE TO SHUTDOWN

ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS ADVISORY COMMITTEE (AAAC), Jan 29-30, 2019, Alexandria, VA

Update, Jan 28, 2019: the website now says the meeting is cancelled and a new date will be announced later. One possibility is Feb 25-26.

 

Update, Jan 23, 2019:  The AAAC website still indicates that this meeting will take place as planned, but it may well be impacted by the partial government shutdown, which affects NASA and NSF (which administers the AAAC), but not DOE.  Check the AAAC website for up to date information.

Original Entry: The NSF-NASA-DOE Astronomy & Astrophysics Advisory Committee (AAAC) will meet January 29-30, 2019 at NSF HQ, 2415 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA.  The meeting on January 29 is 9:00 am – 5:00 pm ET and on January 30 is 9:00 am – 12:00 pm ET.  More information is in the Federal Register notice, which is reproduced below.

 

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION


Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

    In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-
463, as amended), the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces the 
following meeting:
    Name and Committee Code: Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory 
Committee (#13883)
    Date and Time: January 29, 2019; 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
    January 30, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Place: National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, 
Alexandria, VA 22314; Room E2020.
    Type of Meeting: Open.
    Attendance information for the meeting will be forthcoming on the 
website: https://www.nsf.gov/mps/ast/aaac.jsp.
    Contact Person: Dr. Christopher Davis, Program Director, Division 
of Astronomical Sciences, Suite W 9136, National Science Foundation, 
2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314; Telephone: 703-292-4910.
    Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and recommendations to the 
National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration (NASA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on issues 
within the field of astronomy and astrophysics that are of mutual 
interest and concern to the agencies.
    Agenda: To hear presentations of current programming by 
representatives from NSF, NASA, DOE and other agencies relevant to 
astronomy and astrophysics; to discuss current and potential areas of 
cooperation between the agencies; to formulate recommendations for 
continued and new areas of cooperation and mechanisms for achieving 
them.

Details

Start:
January 29 @ 9:00 am
End:
January 30 @ 11:00 pm