Registration of the 9th International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse began

Registration of the 9th International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse began

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The international workshop on “Occultation and Eclipse” which will be held at the Al Thuraya Astronomy Center, Dubai, UAE, on April 16-17, 2019.

This workshop starting from 2010, International Occultation Timing Association, Middle East section (IOTA/ME) holds annual international workshop on Occultation and Eclipse. Main topics of these workshop include wide range of researches related to Occultation and eclipsing systems; like planetary science; exoplanets, Moon(s), small bodies in solar system, observation processing, Solar system objects and etc. Therefore, a large range of topics that can be linked to Occultation and Eclipse, can be relevant at the workshop.

Workshop sessions:
Session: Asteroid and Lunar Occultations
Session: Trans Neptunian Objects and Comets
Session: Observation processing and Timing
Session: Transit of exoplanets and Big data
Free Session: Solar System Objects

Organizers:
- International Occultation Timing Association, Middle East section (IOTA/ME)
- Dubai Astronomy Group

Supporters:
- International Astronomical Union
- JOE Journal (http://joe.iota-me.com)

Scientific Committee:
- Atila Poro (Iran)
- Prof. Nidhal Guessoum (UAE)
- Prof. Roger Ferlet (France)
- Prof. Mehmet Emin OZEL (Turkey)
- Dr. David W. Dunham (USA)
- Dr. Ozgur Basturk (Turkey)
- Paul D. Maley (USA)
- Dr. Eberhard Riedel (Germany)
- Dr. Basim Al Lami (UAE)

Local Organizing Committee:
- Sheeraz Ahmad (UAE - General Secretary)

Deadlines & Important Dates:
- March 01, 2019: Registration deadline for people with a visa application. Please send your visa request by E-mail to iotamiddleeast@yahoo.com (indicate VISA in the Subject of email). We will send you an invitation letter by email.
- March 24, 2019: Deadline for abstract submission
- March 26, 2019: Program released
- April 01, 2019: Final registration deadline
- April 14-15, 2019: Arrival to Dubai
- April 16-17, 2019: Workshop in Dubai
- April 18-19, 2019: Departure from Dubai

Participating fee:
The cost of participating in the workshop for students is 30$ and for other is 50$.

Workshop language:
English

Contacts:
Address: Dubai Astronomy Group
Al Thuraya Astronomy Center
Mushrif Park
Dubai, UAE
Tel: +971 4 2216603 / +971 50 6246172

Workshop website: http://iota-me.com/oe.php
Contact email address (Scientific items): info@iota-me.com & iotamiddleeast@yahoo.com
Contact email address (executive cases): sheeraz@dubaiastronomy.com