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Meetings

A meeting of the Division to be known as the Regular Meeting shall be held each year. This meeting shall include a Business Session devoted exclusively to the reports of Officers and committees, and to the transaction of business affairs.

The Regular Meeting shall be held at least every 3 years jointly with a meeting of the Society.

The Program Committee shall be responsible for organizing the scientific programs of the Division.


 

Upcoming Meetings:

2019:

Bridging Laboratory and Astrophysics

The annual LAD meeting devoted to the interplay between laboratory astrophysics and other fields in astronomy, planetary science and related sciences will be held jointly with the 234th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, June 2019, Location TBD.

Special Session on Laboratory and Astrophysics

A Special Laboratory Astrophysics Session devoted to the interplay between laboratory astrophysics and other fields in astronomy, planetary science and related sciences was held jointly with the 233rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, January 6-10, 2019, Seattle, WA.

 

Past Meetings:

2018:

Bridging Laboratory and Astrophysics

The annual LAD meeting devoted to the interplay between laboratory astrophysics and other fields in astronomy, planetary science and related sciences was held jointly with the 232nd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, June 3–7, 2018, Denver, CO.

Special Session on Laboratory and Astrophysics

A Special Laboratory Astrophysics Session devoted to the interplay between laboratory astrophysics and other fields in astronomy, planetary science and related sciences was held jointly with the 231st Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, January 11, 2018, National Harbor, MD.

2017:

Bridging Laboratory and Astrophysics

The annual LAD meeting devoted to the interplay between laboratory astrophysics and other fields in astronomy, planetary science and related sciences was held jointly with the 230th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, June 4-8, 2017, Austin, Texas.

2016:

Bridging Laboratory and Astrophysics

The annual LAD meeting devoted to the interplay between laboratory astrophysics and other fields in astronomy, planetary science and related sciences was held jointly with the 228th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, June 12-16, 2016, San Diego, California.

2015:

Bridging Laboratory Astrophysics and Astronomy

The AAS LAD and the IAU Commission 14: Atomic & Molecular Data coordinated their efforts to hold a joint meeting at the IAU XXIXth General Assembly in the form of a Focus Meeting to help bridge Laboratory Astrophysics and Astrochemistry with Astronomy by bringing together expert data providers and data users of laboratory and astronomical data. The joint meeting was held 3-5 August 2015, Honolulu, HI.

2014:

Laboratory Astrophysics

A special session devoted to laboratory astrophysics was held at the DPS meeting, 9-14 November 2014, Tucson, AZ.

Bridging Laboratory and High Energy Astrophysics

A special session devoted to laboratory astrophysics was held at the HEAD meeting, 17-21 August 2014, Chicago, IL.

Bridging Laboratory and Astrophysics

The annual LAD meeting devoted to the interplay between laboratory astrophysics and other fields in astronomy, planetary science and related sciences was held jointly with the 224th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, June 1-5, 2014, Boston, Massachusetts. 

Bridging Laboratory and Solar Plasma Studies

In addition to its Annual Meeting, LAD, also held a one-day Meeting jointly with the SPD Division and the APS GPAP Topical Group in Plasma Astrophysics. 

Astrochemistry of Gas, Dust and Ice

LAD was a cosponsor of the Faraday Discussion Number 168 devoted to the astrochemistry of cosmic dust, ice and gas, and held 7-9 April 2014, Leiden, The Netherlands.

2013:

Bridging Laboratory and Astrophysics

The first LAD meeting devoted to the interplay between laboratory astrophysics and other fields in astronomy, planetary science and related sciences was held jointly with the 222nd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, June 2-6, 2013, Indianapolis, Indiana. 

Bridging Laboratory and High Energy Astrophysics

A special session devoted to laboratory astrophysics was held at the HEAD meeting, 7-11 April 2013, Monterey, California.

2012:

Bridging Laboratory and Astrophysics

A Meeting in a Meeting (MiM), 220th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, June 10-14, 2012, Anchorage, Alaska.

2011:

Bridging Laboratory and Astrophysics: Particle Astrophysics

A Meeting-in-a-Meeting (MiM), 218th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, May 23-26, 2011, Boston, Massachusetts.

2010:

Bridging Laboratory and Astrophysics: Laboratory Plasma Astrophysics

A Meeting-in-a-Meeting (MiM), 216th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, May 24-26, 2010, Miami, Florida.

Laboratory Experimental Studies for Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences (LEAPS),

Focus Workshop, October 3, 2010, DPS 2010, Pasadena, California.

2009:

Bridging Laboratory and Astrophysics: From the Infrared to the Sub-mm

A Meeting-in-a-Meeting (MiM), 214th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, June 8-10, 2009, Pasadena, California.

2008:

Bridging Laboratory and Astrophysics

A Meeting in a Meeting (MiM), 212th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, June 2-4, 2008, St. Louis, Missouri.