November 19, 2008 -- The virtual Press Room for next week's 61st Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) Division of Fluid Dynamics in San Antonio is now open. See http://www.aps.org/units/dfd/pressroom/.
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GENERAL MEETING INFORMATION
The 61st Annual Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting takes place from November 23-25 and will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. All meeting information, including directions to the Convention Center is at: http://dfd2008.tamu.edu/index.html.
Credentialed full-time journalist and professional freelance journalists working on assignment are invited to attend the conference free of charge. If you are a reporter and would like to attend, please contact Jason Bardi (firstname.lastname@example.org, 301-209-3091).
ONSITE MEETING PRESSROOM
Dedicated press space in a private room with a desk will be available for reporters near registration and the exhibit hall in the Gonzales Convention Center. Press announcements and other news will be available at this location. A larger meeting room for conducting interviews will also be available as needed.
Searchable form: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD08/PersonIndex.
Local Conference Meeting Website: http://dfd2008.tamu.edu/index.html.
PDF of Meeting Abstracts: http://flux.aps.org/meetings/YR08/DFD08/all_DFD08.pdf.
Division of Fluid Dynamics page: http://www.aps.org/units/dfd/.
ABOUT THE DIVISION OF FLUID DYNAMICS
The Division of Fluid Dynamics of the American Physical Society (APS) exists for the advancement and diffusion of knowledge of the physics of fluids with special emphasis on the dynamical theories of the liquid, plastic and gaseous states of matter under all conditions of temperature and pressure. See: http://www.aps.org/units/dfd/.
The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is a not-for-profit organization chartered in 1931 for the purpose of promoting the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics and its application to human welfare. It is the mission of the Institute to serve physics, astronomy, and related fields of science and technology by serving its ten Member Societies and their associates, individual scientists, educators, R&D leaders, and the general public with programs, services and publications. See: http://www.aip.org/.
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