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2018 DDA Meeting - Topical Sessions

(Provisional version, talk titles coming soon!)


Topical Session I: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly: How Do Simulators Compare Their Data to Observations and How Can They Do It Better?

Convener: Sarah Loebman (University of California, Davis)

Invited speakers:

Kelly Holley-Bockelmann (Vanderbilt University)

Nathan Kaib (University of Oklahoma)

Robyn Sanderson (California Institute of Technology)

Topical Session II: 1I/`Oumuamua, the First Insterstellar Asteroid 

Convener: Luke Dones (Southwest Research Institute)

Invited speakers:

Karen Meech (University of Hawai'i)

Darin Ragozzine (Brigham Young University)

Quan-Zhi Ye (California Institute of Technology)

Topical Session III: Pebble in the Sky: Meteoroids and Their Orbits

Convener: Matija Cuk (SETI Institute)

Invited speakers:

Margaret Campbell-Brown (University of Western Ontario): "Meteoroid orbits from observations" 

Sigrid Close (Stanford University): "Hazards from Meteoroids and Space Debris"

Althea Moorhead (NASA Marshall): "Meteoroid Streams from Comets"