IAU Symposium 338 on Gravitational Wave Astrophysics

This is a reminder about deadlines for the International Astronomical Union
meeting 338 on Gravitational Wave Astrophysics, to be held in Baton Rouge,
LA, USA, on Oct 16-19 2017:

Abstract submission deadline: September 5, 2017
Hotel reservation deadline (for special rate): September 15, 2017

The meeting has exciting speakers on topics in gravitational wave
astrophysics, multi-messenger astronomy and high energy astrophysics, with
friendly sessions for contributed talks, poster sessions with poster
prizes, and a lunch discussion on the status of women and underrepresented
minorities in astrophysics. Included in the registration there will be a
tour of the LIGO Livingston Observatory <https://www.ligo.caltech.edu/LA>
hosting one of the interferometers involved in the first detection of
gravitational waves (and the ones that followed!), as well as a Science
Education Center
<https://www.ligo.caltech.edu/LA/page/Science-Education-Center> with
hands-on educational exhibits.

For registration, abstract submission and details, please visit

For any questions, please email Gabriela Gonzalez, gonzalez@lsu.edu