F I R S T A N N O U N C E M E N T
INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION IN ASTRONOMY:
ACTUAL STATE AND PROSPECTIVE
in the frame
OF EAAS 6TH GENERAL MEETING
May 25 - June 2, 2002
The conference "International Collaboration in Astronomy: Actual state and Prospective" forms a part of the program of EAAS 6th General Meeting. This Announcement contains general information about the scientific program of the conference. The program of the Meeting [business] sessions and of the attached scientific events will be announced later.
The conference scientific program includes discussion of a [current] situation with international collaboration in astronomy and of its prospects. The conference will focus on collaboration between NIS scientists as well as on NIS-Eastern Europe collaboration. Besides, collaboration of NIS astronomers with their colleagues in countries involved in INTAS projects, in USA and on global scale will be discussed.
Presentations of scientific results achieved in the frame of collaborative projects, by international teams or individual authors, based on data obtained by collective efforts are planned. Special reviews of the largest international projects will be given. Particular attention will be given to space missions with purely astronomical as well as [combined] astronomical and geophysical applications.
The conference program will include, apart from review talks, a number of short oral presentations and posters to be reviewed and discussed during poster session. Special poster session will be dedicated to each of the main fields of astronomy and astrophysics.
In addition a special session on astronomical education is scheduled.
"Lessons" from and prospects of international collaboration will be widely discussed and summarized.
PROGRAM (SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZING) COMMITTEE
LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
PRELIMINARY LIST OF REVIEW TALKS
N.Bochkarev. Monitoring of Active Galactic Nuclei: Results and Prospects
A.Boyarchuk, B.Shustov, W.Wamsteker. World Space Observatory
R.Gershberg, N.Shakhovskaya. Some goals of CrAO-iniciated international campaigns on flare red dwarfs
M.Dimitrijevich. Spectral Line Shapes in Astrophysics
D.Mkrtichian. International cooperation in astroseismic investigation
R.Sunyaev. The Project INTEGRAL
A.Cherepashchuk. Monitoring of unique astrophysical objects
F.Ferrini. INTAS impact on East-West Europe collaboration
Sh.Ehgamberdiev. International contacts of Ulug Beg Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan
PRELIMINARY LIST OF PLENARY SESSION TOPICS:
Starting from Feb.5 you may register on line as the conference participant at the address:
All the information about the conference and EAAS General Meeting may be found on the same web-page.
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS APRIL 10, 2002
You may register after the deadline as well, but in this case the abstract of your contribution will not be published, also the list of oral presentations will be finalized by March 15.
If by any reason you have problems with registration on-line, please, request the registration form, fill it in and send it back to us.
Please, send us your any question/comments to the contact address:
firstname.lastname@example.org (subject: EAAS General Meeting)