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Announcing the appointment of leadership for the Astro2020 Decadal Survey Committee  November 28, 2018
Board on Physics and Astronomy Fall Meeting            November 28-29, 2018
Irvine, CA
Beckman Center
Committee on Astronomy and Astrophysics Fall Meeting  October 29-30, 2018
Irvine, CA
Beckman Center
October 29, 2018 The Statement of Task for Astro2020 has been posted. View more information here.
Plasma 2020 Decadal Survey Meeting #1                       October 15-16, 2018
Washington, DC
Keck Center 
Committee on Radio Frequencies Fall Meeting             October 15-16, 2018
Keck Center
Decadal Assessment and Outlook Report on Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Science: Meeting 2                       August 6-8, 2018
Location TBD 
AMO2020 The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine will conduct the Decadal Assessment and Outlook Report on Atomic, Molecular, and Optical (AMO) Science by the request of the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation.
Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Research December 15-16, 2017
Austin, TX
Materials Research Decadal Survey November 29-30, 2017
Boston, MA
Board on Physics and Astronomy November 2-3, 2017
Irvine, California
Committee on Radio Frequencies Boulder, Colorado
Condensed Matter and Materials Research Committee Condensed Matter and Materials Research CommitteeWashington, DC
Committee on Astronomy and Astrophysics

October 31-November 1, 2016
Beckman Center of the National Academies
Irvine, CA

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March 29-31, 2016
Committee on Astronomy and Astrophysics (CAA)

Space Science Week
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20418 
March 7th - 8th, 2016
 Opportunities in the Science, Applications, and Technology of Intense Ultrafast Lasers
March 7-8, 2016
Stanford University
Stanford, California 
Meeting Fall committee meeting of the Board on Physics and Astronomy
Irvine, California
International Year of Light Several distinguished speakers, including two Nobel Laureates, spoke about their work on light-based technologies during a public symposium on September 12, 2015 organized by the BPA and several other professional societies. The event was part of the 2015 International Year of Light as proclaimed by the United Nations and was attended by hundreds of participants. Watch the full video.
Committee on Radio Frequencies May 13-14, 2015 at National Academy of Sciences building, Washington, DC
Board on Physics and Astronomy April 24-25, 2015 at Keck Center, Washington, DC
Committee on Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Sciences April 15-16, 2015 at Keck Center, Washington, DC
Committee on Astronomy and Astrophysics March 31-April 2, 2015 at National Academy of Sciences building, Washington, DC