CASCA 2018 will feature the prize lectures listed below.  The CASCA Executive Award will also be presented during the conference. Photos and short bio of the winners of this year’s prizes may be found here.

Carlyle S. Beals AwardDr. Mark HalpernProgress and challenges in experimental cosmology
Dunlap Award for Innovation in Astronomical Research ToolsDr. Kipp CannonThe Unlikely Dawn of Joint Gravitational-Wave and Electromagnetic Astronomy
J. S. Plaskett MedalDr. Gwendolyn EadieHierarchical Bayes and the Mass of the Milky Way
The Qilak Award for Astronomy Communications, Public Education and OutreachDr. Robert ThackerImagination's Gift


Code of Conduct
The organizers are committed to making this meeting productive and enjoyable for everyone, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, nationality, political affiliation, religion, ability status, physical appearance or educational background. (Read more)