2015 (Seattle, WA)

NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellows
Fellows and guests at the 2015 AAS meeting in Long Beach.


Seattle Convention Center

January 3-4, 2015

Saturday, 3 January 2015, afternoon:

• 1:00-1:15pm: Welcoming remarks (Conference organizers)
• 1:15-2:15pm: Talks by Fellows (3)
   Dan Grin, Serge Dietrich, Jason Henning
• 2:15-3:15pm: Discussion Panel 1: “The Decadal Survey: 5 Years Out”
3:15-4:00pm: Coffee break and informal discussion
• 4:00-4:40pm: Talks by Fellows (2)
  Gail Zakowski, Doug Watson
• 4:40-5:40pm: Science Keynote: Lloyd Knox (UC Davis; remote presentation)
7:00pm: Symposium dinner (TBD)

Sunday, 4 January 2015, morning:

• 9:00-9:20am: Status Report on the AAPF & NSF (Joan Schmelz)
• 9:20-10:00am: Talks by Fellows (2)
  Jeff Silverman, Jill Naiman
• 10:00-10:20am: Coffee break and informal discussion
• 10:20-11:00am: Talks by Fellows (2)
  Britt Lundgren, Julia Kamenetzky
• 11:00am-12:00pm: Discussion Panel 2: “Education and Outreach Metrics and

12:00-1:30pm: Lunch (Informal discussion moderated by Kelle Cruz)

Sunday, 4 January 2015, afternoon:

• 1:30-2:30pm: Education and Public Outreach Keynote: Kelsey Johnson (UVa)
• 2:30-3:10pm: Talks by Fellows (2)
   Jonnie Pober, Danny Jacobs
• 3:10-3:30pm: Coffee break and informal discussion
• 3:30-4:30pm: Talks by Fellows (3)
   Aaron Geller, Janet Colucci, Robyn Sanderson
• 4:30-5:30pm: Discussion Panel 3: “Non-Academic Career Paths”
• 5:30-5:45pm: Closing remarks