DPS 2008, Ithaca, NY


We're looking for people to volunteer to help during the meeting in exchange for free registration (and other benefits). See the venue page for details.

How to Register
There are various ways to register for a DPS Meeting: Online, mail, or fax. Please do not submit more than one registration form as this may result in duplicate charges to your account.


  • Early Registration: 9/10/2008
  • Regular Registration (late fee imposed): 10/1/2008

Online Registration

  • Go to https://members.aas.org/source/meetings/cMeetingProcessSearch.cfm to register for DPS08. Alternately, you can access members.aas.org and select meeting registration from the menu bar.
  • If you have an existing record with the AAS, enter your login and password. A "My Login" feature is available for resetting passwords.
  • If you need to verify how your name and email address appear in your AAS record when using "My Login", use the Public Directory found on www.aas.org. To update an email address contact address@aas.org or 202-328-2010, ext. 101.
  • If you have verified that you do not have an existing record with the AAS, click create a new user record. You will need to enter your personal contact information.
  • Note that the Regular Member Full Meeting Early registration fee is $295. (Regular registration is $345 and late registration is $395.) There are discounts for students, emeritus, and single day registrations. The fee is greater for Non-members. See the AAS meeting site for details.

Paper form (Mail or Fax)

  • A PDF version of the registration form may be obtained here.
  • Registration and payment may be faxed or mailed to:
    DPS Meeting Registration
    American Astronomical Society
    2000 Florida Ave., NW, Suite 400
    Washington, DC 20009-1231
    FAX: 202 234 7850
  • When registering by mail, you may pay by check, money order, Visa, MasterCard, or American Express. When registering by fax, the only acceptable payment method is a credit card. All payments are due at the time the registration form is submitted. Therefore, purchase orders are not allowed. Checks or money orders should be made to "AAS/DPS Meeting." Remittance should be made in US funds drawn on a US bank.


Please contact reg-help@aas.org or fax 202-234-7850.
Please note: Full Registrations may not be changed to One Day Registrations; however, One Day Registrations may be upgraded to Full Registrations at anytime.


Requests for cancellations must be received in writing to reg-help@aas.org or fax 202-234-7850.
Please allow 4-6 weeks for all refunds to be processed.
  • Cancellation of Registration
    • 1 September 2008 - Registration refund less the $25.00 processing fee
    • 2 September-1 October 2008 - Registration refund less the $50.00 processing fee
  • Cancellation of Dinner/Dance ticket
    • 1 October 2008 - Last day for refund
    • Registrants may sell their dinner/dance tickets using the message board onsite during the meeting. Please visit the registration desk for assistance.
  • No refunds will be given after 1 October 2008.