Dusty Visions Workshop 2016


Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) and the Institute for Modeling Plasma, Atmospheres and Cosmic Dust (IMPACT) will be hosting the Dusty Visions Workshop July 22-24, 2016 in Boulder, Colorado, USA at the LASP facilities. We plan on having a discussion heavy workshop on the current studies and future direction of cosmic dust research.

First Announcement

Second Announcement


The deadline for registration will be May 1st, and the deadline for abstract submission will be June 1st. We plan on having a registration fee of $90, for the full three days, paid in cash at the door. This will include a small breakfast, coffee, tea, lunch, and snacks for all three days, and one dinner.

If you are interested in participating, register by sending:

1.Your First and Last Name, 2.Institution, City, and Country, 3.If you would like to present and under which category, or if you would prefer a poster slot to michelle.villeneuve@colorado.edu

Proposed presentation categories:

Interstellar Dust

Interplanetary Dust

Circumplanetary Dust

Comets, asteroids and small bodies


Laboratory Experiments

Physical properties and Chemical composition

Compositional Mapping and Plumes

Dust Charging / Dust-Plasma interactions

New directions of dust research

Proposed Schedule

A full itinerary will be developed in June. Currently, the plan is to have a cookout dinner at the lab Friday or Saurday night.

Science Organizing Committee:

Eberhard Grun
Frank Postberg
Harald Krueger
Jessica Agarwal
Jurgen Schmidt
Mihaly Horanyi
Nicole Albers
Ralf Srama
Sascha Kempf
Thomas Stephan
Zoltan Sternovsky

For any questions feel free to contact either:

Michelle Villeneuve
390 UCB
Boulder CO, 80309
Dr. Sascha Kempf
390 UCB
Boulder CO, 80309

Transportation and Housing

We recommend Millennium Harvest House, Boulder, it is within walking distance of the conference facilities. Please use the University of Colorado discount.

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