Astronomy Talks

Upcoming events

Dr. Joel Parriott

Wednesday August 8, 2018

The New Vic Theater, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara
7:00 pm (Doors open at 6:30 pm)

Dr. Joel Parriott has been the Director of Public Policy and Deputy Executive Officer at the American Astronomical Society (AAS) since 2012. He brought to the AAS a decade of experience at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), where he was responsible for overseeing the budgets of the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy Office of Science on behalf of the President. Prior to his service at OMB, Joel spent four years at the National Academies, where he staffed numerous high-level advisory committee studies on policy issues in physics and astronomy. He earned his doctorate in astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Michigan.

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Las Cumbres Observatory is pleased to present a series of free public talks featuring leading scientists speaking about exciting new discoveries in astronomy.

Everyone is welcome to these events.