February 3-4, 2020 OPAG Meeting

The Outer Planets Assessment Group (OPAG) Meeting will be held February 3–4, 2020, at the Lunar and Planetary Institute located at 3600 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, Texas 77058.

Call for Abstracts

New for this year:  One-page abstracts will be collected until February 12, 2020 and will be posted along with the presentations at the conclusion of the meeting. Both abstracts and presentations will appear in the Astrophysics Data System (ADS).

Preparation and Submission of Abstracts
Step 1:   Download the appropriate template.
Step 2:   Write the abstract (no more than one page) using the format shown in the template.
Step 3:   Create a PDF file (no larger than 1 MB).
Step 4:   Fill out the electronic abstract submission form and upload the abstract file.

Registration

Registration fees are not being collected for this meeting, but registration is required for communication and planning purposes. To continue receiving e-mail updates about this meeting, please register now using the electronic registration form provided. Registration will close on January 24, 2020.

Logistics

The LPI is located at 3600 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, Texas 77058. (Area Map)

Lunch is independent of the workshop, so meeting participants may choose from a variety of restaurants within driving distance from the LPI.

Accommodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at a group rate of $112.00 per night under “OPAG 2020” at the Holiday Inn Webster, 302 West Bay Area Blvd. Houston, TX 77598 (Tel:  281-333-9300). Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 281-335-6272 or using the group reservation link:  OPAG 2020. Hotel reservations must be made by January 13, 2020. Rates are inclusive of breakfast. The hotel is within walking distance of restaurants and attractions.

A block of rooms has also been reserved at a group rate of $94.00 per night under “OPAG 2020” at the Candlewood Suites, 2737 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058 (Tel:  281-461-3060). Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly or using the group reservation link: OPAG 2020 - Hotel Booking . Hotel reservations must be made by January 30, 2020. Rates are not inclusive of breakfast.
Other Local Area Hotels

Airport Information

The Houston area is serviced by two major airports:  Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) (42 miles from the workshop venue) and Hobby Airport (HOU) (16 miles from the workshop venue).

Contacts

For further information regarding the scientific content of the conference:

Jeff Moore
E-mail:  jeff.moore.mail@gmail.com

Carrie Chavez
E-mail:  carrie.l.schroeder@gmail.com

Kunio Sayanagi
E-mail:  kunio.m.sayanagi@gmail.com

For further information regarding conference details and abstract submission:
Ingrid Dudley
Meeting and Publication Services
USRA/Lunar and Planetary Institute
Phone:  281-486-2151
E-mail:  idudley@hou.usra.edu