Location: Sheraton Gateway Hotel (near LAX), 6101 W. Century Blvd., LA


Friday May 5th, 2006

Time

Event

Location

4:00-4:50PM

AAIS Plenary Panel Discussion (**Special offer for students; see below.)

Grand Salons (A3& A4)

6:00-6:50 PM

AAIS Student Social
   (Networking and discussion with plenary speakers)

TBD

7:00 PM

Friday Dinner (register here)
    Speaker: Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astronomer and Hayden Planetarium Director

Century Room or Grand Salon

** ISDC 2006 has made special arrangements for students, who are otherwise not registered for the conference, to gain admission to the Plenary Panel for only $5.00.
To reserve your seat, please send an e-mail notification to Kennda Lynch at kennda.lynch@colorado.edu with subject "Student Admission to ISDC-AAIS Plenary". Reservations will be granted on a first come, first served basis.

Saturday May 6th, 2006

Time

Event

Location

2:00-2:30 PM

Dr. Robert Howard
   "All about NSBE Space"

Grand Salon A1 (all talks)

2:30-3:00 PM

Dr. Arthur Bowman
   "The Attraction of African Americans to the Space Sciences through Astrobiology"

.

3:00-3:30 PM

Oke Olumuyiwa
   "Developments In Space Research In Nigeria"

.

3:30-4:00 PM

Vincent Hollier
   "Instilling the adventure of Space into African-American communities of North America"

.

4:00-4:30 PM

Dr. Alicia N. Washington
   "Career Opportunities in Space Science"

.

4:30-6:00 PM

Space: Inspiration & Empowerment for the Black Community

.

Sunday May 7th, 2006

Time

Event

Location

9:00-10:30 AM

AAIS 2007 Planning

Salon 211 G2 (60)

10:30-12:00

AAIS Space Blitz 2007
   "Lobbying the Congressional Black Caucus about the Vision for Space Exploration"

Salon 211 G2 (60)

For more information on the conference at large, please visit the ISDC 2006 web site.


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