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Reminder: Inclusive Astronomy Conference & Call for Help: IAU XXIX General Assembly Women's events

1 Jun 2015, 19:00 UTC
Reminder: Inclusive Astronomy Conference & Call for Help: IAU XXIX General Assembly Women's events
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Several events occurring this summer will give astronomers the chance to discussion equity and inclusion topics and participate in ways to improve our community.  This blog will be dedicated to two upcoming conferences and for two different purposes:-The Inclusive Astronomy Conference (which has finalized their Science Program and has extended the deadline for registration to this Friday)AND-The Women’s events for the IAU XXIX General Assembly (which includes a call for topics to be covered and a request for volunteers from the community to lead table discussions or to serve as a mentor for early career members).The first of the events that I’ll be highlighting, The Inclusive Astronomy Conference (to be held at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee on June 17-19), has extended their registration deadline to June 5th (so if you’ve been meaning to sign up, forget the rest of this blog piece for a moment and head to the registration website). While the deadline for hotels has passed, rooms are still available, and on-campus housing is available at a very affordable rate. This conference has already been discussed by the Women in Astronomy blog in detail.  The conference will serve as a welcoming, strategic venue to advocate and provide ...

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