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The University of Texas at Austin Department of Astronomy and McDonald Observatory will be hosting the 9th biennial Bash Symposium on the topic of New Horizons in Astronomy, October 30-31, 2023 in the Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302) on The University of Texas at Austin campus. This meeting will bring together early-career researchers at the cutting edge of astronomy and astrophysics, to promote the exchange of research ideas and visions for the future of astronomy. The symposium will focus on invited review talks, and will include discussions and contributed poster papers from postdocs and students.

Register by: Sep 29, 2023

Abstracts for Posters Due: Sep 29, 2023

For questions and inquiries, please email the organizers at



The Bash Symposium 2023 is made possible by the generous contributions of The University of Texas at Austin McDonald Observatory and Department of Astronomy Board of Visitors.

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Organizing Committee
Brianna Lacy
Hanshin Lee
Jed McKinney
Jenna Samuel
Kalyn Williams
Keith Hawkins
Lauren Biddle
Yifan Zhou