New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics


The Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics and the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics are pleased to host a Midwest Town Hall meeting on New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics, the recently released astronomy decadal survey.

The program will be held on Wednesday October 6, 2010 in Kersten KPTC 106 and will begin at 3 pm and end at 6 pm. It will consist of a 50 minute presentation by Astro2010 Committee members John Carlstrom, Joshua Frieman, Dan McCammon and Michael Turner, with the remainder of the time for questions, comments, and discussion. This town hall is part of the community response to Astro2010 that will culminate a Town Hall meeting at the Seattle AAS in January 2011.

Refreshments will be served.
Contacts for the meeting
Meeting location

Kersten Physics Teaching Center (KPTC)
The University of Chicago
5720 S. Ellis Avenue
Chicago IL 60637
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Suggested Hotels
Disclaimer: All hotel availability and rates are subject to change at any time.
 
Chicago Downtown Marriott
Guests should ask for the University of Chicago rate of $169.00 (plus tax) per night.
Chicago Downtown Marriott
540 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
312.836.0100
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Red Roof Inn
$179.99 (plus tax) per night
Red Roof Inn
162 E. Ontario
Chicago, Illinois 60611
312.787.3580
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Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
Lowest rate currently available (due to convention) is $379.00 (plus tax) per night
Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
301 E. North Water Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611
312.464.1000
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