2022 ASP Awards Gala

Gala Information and Tickets

A formal dinner recognizing exceptional achievement in astronomy research, public outreach, and education


Tickets sales ended November 12


Saturday, November 19, 2022

5:00pm – 10pm

DoubleTree by Hilton
San Francisco Airport Waterfront

835 Airport Blvd.
Burlingame, CA


Each year the ASP honors and recognizes the ASP Awards Recipients for their leadership in and advancement of astronomy and space science. Join us as we present the prestigious Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal (awarded since 1898) for lifetime achievement in astronomy research. This year’s recipient is Dr. Ellen Gould Zweibel, William L. Kraushaar Professor of Astronomy and Physics, University of Wisconsin- Madison, in recognition of her contributions to the understanding of astrophysical plasmas, especially those associated with the Sun, stars, galaxies, and galactic clusters.

The ceremony also features presentations of six additional awards, including the reverred Arthur B.C. Walker II Award, presented to Dr. Jedidah C. Isler, Principal Assistant Director for STEM Opportunity & Engagement at the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy whose research explores the physics of blazars – supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies that create particle jets moving at nearly the speed of light.

  • Date: Saturday, November 19, 2022
  • Time: 5:00 Reception. 6:30 Banquet and Awards presentation.
  • Location: DoubleTree/Hilton - 835 Airport Blvd, Burlingame, CA
  • Directions: links to the DoubleTree Hilton website
  • Parking: free validated parking will be available

Visit our Awards Webpage for details on all of our 2022 Awards Recipients

Customer Service: Please contact Pablo at awards@astrosociety.org