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42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

March 7, 2011 @ 12:00 am PDT - March 11, 2011 @ 12:00 am PDT

The 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference will be held March 7–11, 2011, at The Woodlands in Texas.

The 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference will be held March 7–11, 2011, at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center, located at 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, Texas, just north of Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). The abstract submission and registration forms are now open.

NOTE: USRA/LPI has recently launched a new login system in our Meeting Portal. To participate in our meetings, create a personal profile using your e-mail address. Completing electronic forms — indication of interest, abstract submission, or registration — is quick and easy. The estimated time to complete the profile is four (4) minutes. You will have the opportunity to update the contact information in your personal profile at any time.

A block of rooms is available at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott at the special LPSC rate of $188.00 (a discount of 48% off the regular room rate at this property), and the hotel is now accepting reservations . We have identified a number of area hotels that have agreed to offer rooms at or below the GSA rate. More information is provided on the hotel list . Additional details are available on the LPSC website: www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2011/ .

Click here for information on Graduate Student Travel Stipends.

Also, the Undergraduate Planetary Science Research Conference is Sunday, March 6, 2011 from 9:00 am to 5:00 (in association with the 2011 LPSC).

As part of the NASA SMD Year of the Solar System, we invite undergraduate researchers to participate in the YSS Undergraduate Planetary Science Research Conference at LPSC!

The Conference includes:

· Panels on “How to Choose the Grad School Right for You”, “Alternative Careers in Science” and “Women in Planetary Science”;

· Poster sessions where students will present their posters to other student and to the scientific community;

·“Meeting Mentors” will pair students with a scientist for part of the LPSC meeting, so students can learn how to engage at a scientific conference.

·Opportunity to meet other undergraduate researchers, graduate students and scientists.

Undergraduate students currently conducting research in planetary sciences, astrobiology and lunar sciences are eligible.

To apply, please go to:


Abstracts are due: Close of Business, February, 1, 2011

Some travel support will be available to students who qualify. Priority will be given to students of diverse backgrounds. Students are encouraged to attend LPSC and the travel supports includes registration for and participation in LPSC.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Emily CoBabe-Ammann at


The YSS Undergraduate Planetary Science Research Conference is supported by the NASA Science Mission Directorate, the NASA Lunar Science Institute, and the NASA Astrobiology Institute.

We look forward to seeing you in March!

For more information, contact:
Meeting and Publication Services

USRA–Houston/Lunar and Planetary Institute

Posted: Nov 8, 09:49 am


March 7, 2011 @ 12:00 am PDT
March 11, 2011 @ 12:00 am PDT
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