Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2003 14:28:29 -0400
Subject: DPS Mailing #03-15: MEETING NEWS

Greetings DPS colleagues -

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       |2) UPCOMING MEETING                                      |
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DPS MEETING NEWS

[Note the last mailing had an incorrect date for the hotel 
registration deadline - it is AUGUST 11.

HOTEL REGISTRATION DEADLINE    AUGUST 11 
Rooms remaining at the DoubleTree for the DPS meeting rate
as of 10:30am (PDT) 5 August 2003.
 31 Aug.- 4
 1 Sept. - 44
 2 Sept. - 35
 3 Sept. - 31
 4 Sept. - 21
 5 Sept. - 0
 6 Sept. - 40
There MAY be rooms available at the hotel on the 5th,
but not at the meeting rate.
PLEASE REMEMBER TO IDENTIFY YOURSELF AS A DPS MEMBER TO GET THE
MEETING RATE.

Members interested in roommate coordination are asked to contact 
HEIDI MANNING, manning@cord.edu

The "Finding KBO Flyby Targets for the New Horizons Mission" workshop
is moving from Tuesday lunchtime to Friday lunchtime, to be closer in
time to the KBO session which is on Friday.

Meeting website: http://dps03.arc.nasa.gov/ 

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CONFERENCE ON COMMUNICATING ASTRONOMY TO THE PUBLIC
(www.nrao.edu/ccap)

Registration and Abstract Deadline: 31 August 2003

Astronomers involved in public outreach are encouraged to
attend the conference  "Communicating Astronomy to the Public",
which will be held 1-3 October 2003, in Washington, D.C.

The number of participants will be limited to approximately 110
people. Additionally, a post-meeting trip (fee extra) to the NRAO
facility in Green Bank, West Virginia, will be held on 4 October.

Details of the conference, including a complete program and
registration information, are on: http://www.nrao.edu/ccap

For more information, contact Charles Blue
(434) 296-0323; mailto:cblue@nrao.edu

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                               Melissa McGrath, DPS Secretary-Treasurer
                                      submissions to: mcgrath@stsci.edu