About American Astronomical Society (AAS):
Established in 1899, AAS is the major organization of professional astronomers in North America. The membership (~8,000) also includes physicists, mathematicians, geologists, engineers and others whose research interests lie within the broad spectrum of subjects now comprising contemporary astronomy. The mission of the American Astronomical Society is to enhance and share humanity’s scientific understanding of the Universe.
The 2015 Summer Annual Meeting will take place at the XXIX IAU General Assembly — 03-14 August 2015 Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, HI