Keck Science Meeting 2015

UCLA Physics and Astronomy

September 17-18, 2015

About the Keck Science Meeting

UCLA is pleased to host this year's annual meeting of the Keck Observatory user community in the Physics & Astronomy building, room 1-425. The meeting will include two days of both oral and poster presentations from the scientific partners of the Keck Observatory, including Caltech, UC, UH, NASA, Yale, Swinburne and WMKO. Participants will share recent, interesting results based on observations conducted with the Keck I and Keck II telescopes on Mauna Kea. A special feature of this meeting will be two sessions on Data Reduction Pipelines.

Registration closed on September 10. Posters should be no larger than 24"x36". If you have a larger poster, please contact the Local Organizers to discuss.

Science Organizing Committee Chair: Alice Shapley, UCLA

• Evan Kirby (Caltech)
• Shelley Wright (UCSD)
• Chas Beichman (NASA)
• Andrew Howard (Hawaii)
• Karl Glazebrook (Swinburne)

Local Organizing Committee Chair: Ian McLean, UCLA

• Anna Liden
• Jillian Jones
• Velda Thomas
• Ian McLean
• Alice Shapley
• D. L. MacLaughlan Dumes


If you are attending the Keck Science Meeting and have parking privileges at another University of California campus, you may park for free at UCLA. You will need to bring your parking permit from your vehicle and your university identification to qualify. Stop at the parking kiosk at Westholme and Hilgard Ave. near Parking Structure #2 to receive your daily parking permit.

Meeting information

UCLA's home page maintains a useful set of instructions and maps for reaching campus via the local freeways (if you're arriving by car) and by bus.

Westwood Village surrounds UCLA and a provides a number of lodging options, from budget hotels to more upscale options.

If you do not have a valid University of California parking permit, you may purchase parking for $12 per day at the information kiosk at the corner of Hilgard and Westholme Ave. Parking Structure #2 is the closest to the Physics & Astronomy building. Details are here.

Westwood Village includes a number of restaurant selections for you to chose from, including a variety of cuisines.