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Conference on Magnetospheres of the Outer Planets – Boulder, Colorado – 9-13 July 2018

The meeting will be held in the BioTech building, next to LASP on the East Campus of the University of Colorado.

Organizer: Fran Bagenal (bagenal at

Registration Forms

  • Abstract Submission – 190 submissions! We are working with each presenter on checking the abstracts.
  • Registration – June 25th deadline – Payment – NOTE – form & payment are separate links
    • $300 full registration covers reception Sunday night, M-F lunches, abstract booklet, goodies
    • $150 for students
    • Receipts for registration on letterhead available at the meeting
    • Ask Fran if you need documentation for visa applications
    • Prices will increase $100 after June 25th!
  • ESA fellowships – We are pleased to announce that ESA will provide a limited financial support to young researchers (under 35 years of age) to facilitate their participation in the MOP conference.  Deadline 16 April 2018.

Conference Information

  • SOC – Scientific Organizing Committee
  • Scientific Program – Updated May 20th. The following MOP-stars have agreed to give invited talks:  Randy Gladstone, Michelle Thomsen, Barry Mauk, Peter Kollman, Heidi Becker, Margaret Kivelson, Hajime Kita, Adam Masters, William Dunn, Go Murakami, Alessandro Mura, Lorenz Roth, Sarah Badman, Laurent Lamy and Cesar Bertucci.
  • Workshops – Earth-based observations for comparison with Cassini & Juno (day TBD) – any others?
  • Banquet – Wednesday evening – fun event to be announced soon!

Boulder Information

  • CU Housing AccommodationDeadline June 18th!
    • For those interested in a cheaper accommodation option on CU’s campus – not just students – “grown-ups” too!
    • Here’s photos of the room, meeting areas, lobby, and bathrooms. Note that every room and bathroom is different, but hopefully this gives you a good idea of what to expect.
  • Hotel Accommodation – Hotels around Boulder with their locations
  • Travel Information – Best ways to get to Boulder and to get around Boulder
    • Please think about walking, renting a bike, or car-pooling – we will incentivize less driving & parking!
  • Around Boulder

History of MOP meetings – Note these recordings of tutorials and invited talks at the Boston 2011 MOP

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