DPS 2008, Ithaca, NY

Science Program

Science program All Sessions were Web-streamed Live! Click Here to find information on archiving of specific sessions...   

The complete listing of meeting presentations is now available through an online program planner.

The science program, with complete session titles, times, and locations is now available in PDF format. An approximate version is displayed below.

Poster Presentations

  • Posters will be displayed in Barton Hall Saturday through Tuesday.
  • The presentation should fit within a 44" x 44" area. The poster board spaces are slightly different at each meeting and may be as large as four feet square.
  • Presenters will again have the opportunity to describe their work in a two-minute overview talk to colleagues at their poster session, as at last year's meeting in Orlando. Round-robin tours begin at 4 pm.
Friday 10 October Saturday 11 October Sunday 12 October Monday 13 October Tuesday 14 October Wednesday 15 October
8:30- 10:00 1. Exoplanets I
2. Comets I
3. Mars: Surface
20. Titan: Upper Atm.
21. Rings: Theory
22. MB Asteroids & Trojans
DPS members meeting 50. Outer Planets II
51. Mercury
52. Asteroid Disc.
59. Galilean Sats.
60. Asteroid Comp.
10:00 -10:30 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
10:30- 12:00 4. Exoplanets II
5. Comets II
6. Mars: Atm.
23. Titan: Lower Atm.
24. Rings: Physical
25. NEAs
34. Titan: Subsurface
35. Outer Planets I
36. Icy Dwarfs
53. Outer Planets III
54. Lab. Research
55. Asteroid Evo.
61. Saturnian Sats.
62. Venus
12:00- 1:30 Lunch Meet the IAU Lunch
NSF Town Hall
Lunch DPS Women Lunch
Green Conferencing
All talks in any given session are of the same length. Contributed talks are 10 minutes, special session talks are 20 minutes.

Posters are displayed in Barton Hall Saturday-Tuesday and highlighted in three evening sessions. Round-robin tours begin at 4 pm.

1:30- 2:30 7. Special Session Dynamical Class. Plenary Prize Lectures 37. Special Session Exoplanets
38. TNOs and Centaurs
56. Special Session Mission Highlights
2:30-3:30 8. Enceladus
9. Moon
Registration 3:30- 6:00
10 History
11 Extrasolar Planets
12 Solar Sys. Origin
13 Moon
14 Mars: Atm
15 Mars: Surface
16 Comets
17 Enceladus
18 Education
19 Other Dynamics
27 Asteroids: Disc.
28 Asteroids: Phys.
29 Rings: Physical
30 Rings: theory
31 Titan
32 Missions & Instr.
33 Meteorites
39 Mercury
40 Venus
41 Jovian Atm.
42 Jovian Chem.
43 Jovian Magn.
44 Galilean
45 Saturnian
46 Other sats
47 TNOs
48 Icy Dwarfs
49 Lab. Res.
Coffee Break
57. Special Session
Lunar Science
58. Origin & Formation
Reception Concert Public Talk Banquet NASA night