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.
Opening speeches: Dr. H. Khosroshahi (Vice-president of ASI and President of Astronomy department of IPM) – Dr. Robert Williams (Pas President of IAU).
Eclipsing variable stars workshop: Prof. N. Riazi – Dr. M.T. Mirtorabi – A. Hasanzadeh – K. Rokni – S. Ostadnejad – M. Nilforoshan.
Occultation and TNOs workshop: Dr. E. Riedel – A. Poro – M.R. Mirbagheri – M.T. Ghoch’kanlou.
Exoplanet workshop: Prof. N. Haghighipour – Prof. R. Ferlet – Prof. S. Seager – Dr. S. Sajadian – Dr. S. Rahvar – S. Khalafinejad – A. Tajali ardakhani.
Translation: Sepideh Sharbaf
Executive Director of the Conference: M.R. Shafizadeh
Scientific Leader of Eclipsing variable stars workshop: Prof. N. Riazi
Scientific Leaders of Occultation and TNOs workshop: Atila Poro
Scientific Leaders of Exoplanet workshop: Sara Khalafinejad
Workshop’s chairman: M.R Mirbagheri – K. Rokni – S. Ostadnejad – M. Delband – A. Sabouri – A. Hasanzadeh