AAAR 27th Annual Conference

October 20-24, 2008
Rosen Shingle Creek
Orlando, FL

Special Events and Workshops

AAAR Annual Business Meeting

This year the Annual Business Meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 21, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. This important session provides an overview of the highlights of AAAR today and tomorrow. There will be a special tribute to the current conference chair, technical program chairs, and their committees, as well as others who have served AAAR during the year. During this meeting, the ceremonial passing of the gavel will mark the transfer of leadership responsibility from Chris Sorensen to incoming president, Spyros N. Pandis.

Web-based Aerosol Science and Technology Educational Resources Workshop

Monday, October 20, 2008
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $50

The workshop program includes hands-on experiences with online educational materials, how to develop and adopt on-line educational materials for your class, and career opportunities with skills in aerosol science and technology for associate, undergraduate and graduate degrees.

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Monday, October 20, 2008
8:00 a.m. – 4:40 p.m.

A slate of sixteen tutorials, presented by distinguished scholars, cover a diverse range of aerosol science and technology topics. Special tutorial series are convened this year on nanoparticles/nanotechnology (tutorials 3, 7, 11, and 15) and aerosols and climate (tutorials 8, 12, and 16).

Welcome Reception

Monday, October 20, 2008
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

This is your opportunity to meet and greet the exhibitors. Representatives from well-known and respected vendors are happy to discuss their product and talk with you about the latest in technology and advances in the field.

Exhibitors' Reception

Tuesday, October 21, 2008
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Exhibitors' Reception, an AAAR tradition, is a time to visit with the exhibitors and all conference attendees in an informal, relaxed atmosphere.

Careers in Aerosol Science Workshop

Tuesday, October 21, 2008
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

This workshop provides information about different careers in aerosol science. Panel members will give short presentations on an academic career, starting your own company, working for a consulting firm, joining industry, and working for the government.

Student Poster Competition
Prizes for top student posters will be awarded. Evaluation criteria will emphasize technical merit and communication effectiveness.

Special Symposia
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 — Frontiers in Megacity Aerosol Research
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 — Applications of the Electrospray
Thursday, October 23, 2008 — Particulate Matter from Mobile Sources

Dates to Remember

April 28 – Abstract Submission Deadline
August 18 – Early Bird Registration Deadline
(NOTE: All presenters must register for the conference.)
September 12 – Late Breaking Poster Abstract Submission Deadline
September 19 – Hotel Sleeping Room Reservation Cut-Off


Situated on a 230-acre setting on Shingle Creek, headwaters to the Florida Everglades, the Rosen Shingle Creek will offer AAAR attendees both a relaxing and exceptional experience in central Florida. Just minutes from the major attractions in Orlando, this new (2006) resort features three heated outdoor swimming pools, a full-service spa and fitness center, jogging and nature trails, and a wide variety of restaurants.

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