FRI/SAT, APRIL 17 - 18
HOST: UMKC - KANSAS CITY
FRIDAY and SATURDAY, APRIL 4 - 5
44th Mid American Regional Astrophysics Conference
ROOM 120 PHYSICS BUILDING
UNIVERSITY of MISSOURI
COLUMBIA, MO 65211-7010
Click for a copy of the Announcement/Poster
for MARAC 2014
PLEASE NOTE: THE MEETING on
FRIDAY, APRIL 4 BEGINS AT 1:00 PM for REGISTRATION and POSTERS, 2:00 PM FOR TALKS
There will be a public lecture by Danilo Marchesini on SATURDAY MORNING
MU CAMPUS MAP - Physics Building and PARKING MARKED: PDF (see menu at right for more options)
For on-campus parking, parking permits are necessary for Friday; Saturday is free.
You also can park anywhere where there is a meter (and again Saturday will be free)
Permits will need to be picked up before hand at the Physics Building.
There are only a few loading zones around this building where you can park while
getting your pass , but this will be a necessary pain that we need to live with.
The permits will be good only for the University Ave. Garage. This is the closest lot to the Physics Building.
All professional scientists involved in teaching and/or research in astronomy/astrophysics/space science are cordially invited to present papers in ANY field of astronomy, astrophysics, or space science. Students are especially welcome. Advanced amateurs are also invited to attend.
All attendees, whether presenting a paper or not, are requested to complete the on-line registration form, which can be accessed via the menu on the right or by clicking on
If you do not intend to present a paper at the meeting, you are free to register on-line anytime or on-site at the meeting.
If you intend to present a paper, presentations can be in the form of posters or as oral talks. The oral presentations are composed of 15-minute talks (including time for questions).
PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE of PRESENTATIONS (03/24/14)
SCHEDULE WITH ABSTRACTS (03/31/14)
Dr. Danilo Marchesini
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155 USA
There are a number of hotels/motels near the university. Within 15 min. walking distance is
Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia (at the University of Missouri)
Other options include:
The Tiger Hotel
The Broadway Doubletree
Note: there may also be cheaper lodgings in the area, so you are encouraged to check out other options if you wish using the link below:
If you have any comments and/or suggestions for MARAC in general, please contact
the LOC (email addresses below) or, for meeting specifics, contact Bruce Twarog via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Barbara J. Anthony-Twarog: email@example.com
Scott Baird: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim Caffey: email@example.com
Dick Henry: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dan McIntosh: email@example.com
Gregory Rudnick: firstname.lastname@example.org
Angela Speck: email@example.com
Brian Thomas: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bruce Twarog: email@example.com