International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse

The Eighth International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse
Dubi, UAE
April 16-17, 2019

Dear Colleagues,
We are glad to invite you to participate in the international workshop on “Occultation and Eclipse” which will be held in Dubai, UAE, on April. 16-17, 2019.

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.

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

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

- International Astronomical Union (IAU)
- JOE Journal (

Scientific Committee:
✔️ Atila Poro (IOTA/ME)
✔️ 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)

Local Organizing Committee:
✔️ Sheeraz Ahmad (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 (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:

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

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