Venus Transit Meeting Was Held (2012)

Venus Transit Professional Meeting was held on Wednesday 4 July 2012 at the conference hall of Iranian Space Agency in Tehran. The meeting began at 10:30 a.m. and ended at 2:30 p.m. Thirty-one representatives of groups that are active in the Venus transit event and the elders of Astronomical Society, who were active in this event, were invited to attend this meeting. This is the report of the Venus transit meeting. The meeting was progressed in this way.
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The First Workshop of Variable Star’s Department (2012)

In this one day workshop, that was held on Thursday 12July 2012 at the conference hall of Iranian Space Agency in Karaj, the workgroup of eclipsing variables’ members were participated.

The First Workshop of Variable Star’s Department (2012)

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Workshops on Occultation in Zaferanieh Observatory in Tehran (2011)

The fourth workshop of astronomical occultations was opened with speech of Dr. Mohammad Reza (Pejman) Norouzi in Tehran - Zaferanieh Observatory on 22 July 2011 . The workshop was held in one day and coordinated by International Occultation Timing Association Middle East Section (IOTA/ME) , Center for intellectual development of children and adolescents in Tehran and Avastar astronomical center . 52 persons from Azadshahr, Tabriz, Tehran , Zahedan , Birjand, Ahvaz, Shiraz , Abade, Esfahan , Gonbadekabus , Mashhad , Arak , Gheshm , Talesh , Maraghe, Rasht and Dezful were attened in this workshop.

Workshops on Occultation in Zaferanieh Observatory in Tehran (2011)

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Regional Workshop on Occultation in Fars Province (2011)

A single day work shop on occultation was held in Shiraz on Friday 13th of May 2011 based on kind effort of Aseman-e-Fars astronomy institute managed by Mr. Mostafa Hesam-pour and Mr. Farzad Ashkar. The work shop was held in two times in the morning and in the afternoon, in six hours at the institute office with the attendance of seventeen people from Shiraz, Nyriz, Abadeh, Jahrom and Eghlid and Mr. Atila Poro (IOTA-ME President) as the lecturer of the workshop. At the end of the work shop certificates of attendance were granted to the attendees. It should be highly considered that for the first time occultation softwares were taught practically by computers in this work shop.

Regional Workshop on Occultation in Fars Province (2011)

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The 3th International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse (2012)

Third International Conference on Occultation and Eclipse on was held on 1 - 3 November, 2012 by IOTA/Middle East at the Space Research Institute in Tehran and sponsored by Iran Space Agency and also the International Astronomical Union. 
This conference held in three workshops: Eclipsing variable stars (November 1), Occultation and TNOs (November 2), Exoplanets (November 3). 108 people participated in the Conference.
In these 3 days with organizers efforts, prominent foreign and domestic speakers and a large number of active members of IOTA/ME presented their speech. Despite lots of limitations two foreign speakers, from Germany and French attended in this conference.

The 3th International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse (2012)
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