The origin of galaxies, stars, and planets in the era of ALMA

Credit: ALMA (ESO, NAOJ, NRAO); NASA (HST, Chandra); NRAO/AUI /NSF

Caltech Astronomy & Astrophysics

November 29 - December 2, 2017


IMPORTANT NOTE: the symposium can accommodate only 120 participants. Please register early!

Important Deadlines:

Registration and abstract submission: October 1st, 2017

Late registration and payment due date: November 1st, 2017

Late registrants will only be considered for poster abstracts, since the talk schedule will be finalized before November 1st.

Please click the "Registration" button to register, and the "Pay Now" button to pay the registration fee. The registration fee is $300 and can be paid through debit or credit cards.



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Meeting information

Caltech is located in Pasadena, California. There are numerous lodging options, from budget to upscale.

Caltech's home page maintains a useful set of directions and maps for reaching campus by car or public transit.

Parking is available in the garage behind the Cahill Center for Astronomy & Astrophysics. The address of the garage is 1248 California Ave., Pasadena, CA 91125. A daily parking permit costs $6 and is available at kiosks in the garage. The Caltech parking website has more information.

Pasadena has a lively restaurant scene. Lake Ave. is walking distance from campus and features many nice restaurants. Old Town Pasadena is 2 miles from the Cahill building and has world-class eateries. See Yelp for recommendations.