2019 Cassini Science Symposium

May 20-24, 2019

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Laurel, Maryland, USA


APL will host a five-day meeting to review the latest findings on the Saturn and Jupiter systems, including the interpretation and synthesis of results. Sessions will include invited and contributed interdisciplinary talks covering the following broad disciplines: Planets, Magnetospheres, Rings, Titan, and Icy Satellites. Presentations emphasizing Saturn-Jupiter synergies are encouraged. The Symposium will serve as a springboard for future studies and space missions and future mission posters are welcome.

Key Dates

  • Abstracts Due March 1, 2019
  • Early Registration until April 15, 2019

Registration Fees

  • Early bird: $150-USD
  • After April 15th, 2019: $250-USD

This Cassini Symposium will be held regardless of whether or not there is another shutdown of the US government.

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About JHU/APL

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland is a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) that develops solutions to critical national challenges through the innovative application of science and technology.

For more information, visit: www.jhuapl.edu

Questions?

Please contact APL via e-mail at SES-2019-Cassini-Symposium@jhuapl.edu.

Program


Notional weekly schedule

Draft weekly calendar:  Final calendar will depend on abstracts submitted

Sunday Monday  (Saturn/MAPS) Tuesday  (MAPS/Saturn) Wednesday  (Rings) Thursday  (Titan/Icy Satellites) Friday  (Icy Satellites/Titan)
Ocean Worlds IV meeting, Columbia, MD Ocean Worlds IV meeting, Columbia, MD
9:00   Saturn MAPS Rings Titan Icy Sats
10:30   Break Break Break Break Break
10:45   MAPS Saturn Rings Icy Satellites Titan
12:15   Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch 12:15 - 1:30  Titan and Icy satelites
1:30   MAPS/Saturn talks, and Special Topics: e.g. Magnetospheres MAPS/Saturn talks and Special Topics: e.g. Jupiter and Saturn interiors Rings talks and Special Topics:e.g. Age of Rings Titan/Icy satellite talks, and Special Topics: e.g. Age of Satellites 1:30 pm:  End Meeting
3:45   Break Break Break Break  
5:00 Sunday evening reception at APL (5:00-6:00 PM)          
4:00   Posters/DWG Meetings Posters/DWG Meetings Posters/DWG Meetings Posters/DWG Meetings  
6:00   Adjourn Adjourn Adjourn Adjourn  
Symposium Dinner

Registration


Registration Fees

  • Early bird: $150-USD
  • After April 15th, 2019: $250-USD

Banquet tickets for Wednesday evening and lunch ordering will be available soon.

Check back at a later date for further information on how to register.

 

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Abstract Submission


Download Abstract Template (MS Word) »

This template is designed to accommodate abstracts for the Cassini Science Symposium. Your abstract may be up to 500 words in length. Your abstract must be sent in MS Word.

If you are including tables or figures, please import them into the Word file, but also submit them as separate files.

Your MS Word abstract should be emailed, by 1st March 2019, to Silvia Lizzi (silvia.lizzi@jhuapl.edu) with the Email Subject as follows, with your last name at the beginning (e.g. "Smith-Cassini Science Symposium").

In the cover email, include the following information:


Submitted by _______________________

Disclipline ________________ (choose from Planet, Magnetospheres, Rings, Icy Satellites, Titan, Other)

Preferred presentation format _______________ (choose from Poster, Oral, Either)

Lodging and Local Area


APL is located on Johns Hopkins Road in Laurel Maryland, approximately 1/2 mile west of U.S. Route 29.

Applied Physics Laboratory: Building 200

11101 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, MD 20723-6099

(Google map)

* There is ample parking at building 200.

Hotel Accommodations

A limited block of rooms has been reserved at the hotels below. Book your room using the link and information below.

Ordered from closest to furthest from APL.

Homewood Suites by Hilton

7531 Montpelier Road, Laurel, Maryland, 20723

Reservations: Homewood Suites by Hilton

Residence Inn by Marriott

11800 W. Market Place, Fulton, MD 20759

Reservations: Book your group rate for Cassini Symposium

Sheraton-Marriott at Columbia

Sheraton Columbia Town Center, 10207 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD 21044

Reservations: Sheraton-Marriott at Columbia

Directions

From Baltimore and I-95 (southbound)

Take exit 38 (Maryland Route 32-sign will read "Toward Columbia") west to US 29 south. (Exit 38 is approximately 10 miles from the Baltimore Beltway, I-695.) Proceed about 1.5 miles on US 29 to Johns Hopkins Road. Turn right. APL is a quarter mile west. Turn left off of Johns Hopkins Road (immediately after Pond Road on the right).

From Washington and I-95 (northbound)

Take exit 38 (Maryland Route 32-sign will read "Toward Columbia") west to US 29 south. (Exit 38 is approximately 10 miles from the Washington Beltway, I-495.) Proceed about 1.5 miles on US 29 to Johns Hopkins Road. Turn right. APL is a quarter mile west. Turn left off of Johns Hopkins Road (immediately after Pond Road on the right).

From US 29

Proceed on US 29 to and exit onto Johns Hopkins Road. APL is a quarter mile west. Turn left off of Johns Hopkins Road (immediately after Pond Road on the right).