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41st annual meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society

Sunday October 4 to Friday October 9, 2009

El Conquistador Resort, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, USA

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  • Credit card holds: see the lodging page.
  • The program is available online. See the program page.

  • The hotel is sold out Saturday, October 10. We are negotiating for more rooms on Friday, October 9. We are working on an alternate hotel in San Juan for those nights as well.
  • Government rate room reservation is now available. See the Accomodations page.
  • The AAS roommate search forum is running. See the Lodging page for information.
  • Exhibitors should contact Laronda Boyce <> for information and reservations.
  • Registration is now on-site only. See Registration page for rates, but please don't register there.
  • Late Abstract submission has closed
  • The accomodations page is now available with a link to the hotel's meeting website and a roommate search bulletin board.
  • Workshops, registration and an evening reception will be on Sunday, October 4. Scientific sessions will run from Monday morning, October 5, through Friday afternoon, October 9.
  • Bring your family! There are lots of attractions for the family to enjoy. There is a children's activity program available during the day.
  • The DPS maintains information for students and first time attendees

Important Dates and Deadlines:

  • Pre-Registration is open! Sign up for the Arecibo tours!
  • Abstract submission is open!
  • The abstract deadline has passed.
  • July 29 2009 - Workshop proposal deadline
  • September 1 2009 - Regular registration deadline (prices go up again after this date).
  • September 7 2009 - Deadline for reserving hotel rooms at the meeting rate.
  • September 8 2009 5 PM EDT / 21:00 UTC - Late abstract deadline
  • October 4, 2009 - Registration opens, 3:30 p.m.
  • October 4, 2009 - Opening Reception, 6-10 p.m.
  • October 5, 2009 - Conference Begins!
  • October 10 2009 - Arecibo Observatory tours (separate fee). Sign up as part of registration.

Meeting Supporters (so far):

NASA is a financial supporter JPL is a financial supporter NAIC is a financial supporter Cornell University is a financial
	      supporter APL is a
	      financial suppporter Ball Aerospace is a
	      financial sponsor The O.P. and W. E. Edwards
	      Foundation is a financial supporter Lockheed-Martin is a
	      financial supporter Northrop Grumman is a financial supporter SouthWest Research
	      Institute Space Studies Division is a financial supporter The University of Puerto
	    Rico is a supporter, providing internet service and other
	    services Interamerican University
	      is supporting the Carl Sagan Medal Lecture Centennial of Puerto Rico is
	      providing Internet connectivity to the meeting

Questions can be directed to Mike Nolan (, +1 787 878 2612 ext 212)

Last Modified: 2009 September 29 09:52:31 AST