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Hellenic Astronomical Society (HEL.A.S.)
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1. Main Scientific Objectives
The Conference will cover the basic fields of Astronomy and Astrophysics and is open to all astronomers who would like to interact and exchange their scientific expertise with their Greek colleagues. The Main Scientific Subjects to be discussed will include:
Dynamical Astronomy and Celestial Mechanics
Solar, Planetary and Space Physics
The Galaxy and other galaxies
High Energy Astrophysics
Cosmology and Relativity
Infrastructure of Astronomy in Greece
History of Astronomy
The official languages of the Conference will be English and Greek. Invited talks by experts in the above areas will present overviews and summarize results. Individual contributions will provide the most recent results in these fields. Proceedings, including the contributed papers, will be published in English, by the Local Organizing Committee.
2. Scientific Organising Committee - SOC
J. Seiradakis (Thessaloniki, Chairman), G. Antonakopoulos (Patras), E. Kontizas (Athens), N. Kylafis (Crete), E. Livaniou (Athens), X. Moussas (Athens), P. Niarchos (Athens), J. Seimenis (Aegean), V. Tritakis (Athens), E. Tsikoudi (Ioannina), H. Varvoglis (Thessaloniki).
3. Local Organising Committee - LOC
J. Seimenis (Chairman), I. Liritzis, X. Moussas, P. Niarchos, N. Soulakellis.
|John Seimenis||FAX: +30 1 6492199|
|4th Astronomical Conference||E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|University of Aegean|
|Department of Mathematics|
|GR-83200 Karlovasi, Samos, Greece|
Among the sponsors contacted, the University of the Aegean (Department of Mathematics, Department of Geography and Department of Mediterranean Studies) has responded up to now. Further requests are pending.
5. Contributed Papers
There will be both oral and poster presentations. If you wish to be considered for either a 15-minute contributed talk or a poster presentation, please indicate this and provide a short abstract. Deadline for receiving Abstracts: 31 May 1999.
6. Financial Support
The Local Organizing Committee is working towards obtaining local support for the Conference. We hope that we will be able to offer limited free accomodation and travel support.
7. Conference Location
The Conference will take place in the Amphitheatre of ``Doryssa Village", in the Village of Pythagoreion (birthplace of Pythagoras) at the island of Samos. Pythagoreion is a very nice and picturesque village with archeological sites and clean sea for swimming Nearby lies a marine for yachts and the island's airport. The visitor can find a lot of taverns, exhibitions, boats for excursions in the nearby islands and many companies to rent a car. ``Flying dolphins" are sailing almost every day to Patmos, Kos, Rhodos and Turkey. For more information about Samos, click here
There are many small hotels within walking distance from the "Doryssa". The Organizing Committee will try to arrange the best accommodation for all participants. Please consider that September is high-season period for Samos and the organizers must be informed by June 30, about your preferred reservation. Prices are reasonable, according to the hotel categories. A price list will be announced soon. If you would like assistance with your accommodation, the fee must be paid before June 30, 1999.
Pre-registration is possible by completing and sending back to the LOC
the REGISTRATION FORM
included in this message. Information about the registration fees is given
in the following Table:
|Person under 35 years||32.-||10000.-|
|Hel.A.S. Member above 35||32.-||10000.-|
|Hel.A.S. Member under 35||16.-||5000.-|
The current exchange rate is: 1 EURO = 320 drachmas (GDr)
You may pay this in the account no:
711/ 33 488 912 of COMMERCIAL BANK OF GREECE
in the name of J. Seimenis, Chairman of the Org. Committee
or at the welcome desk.
10. Conference Dinner
The Conference dinner has been scheduled for Friday evening. We hope that we will be able to provide traditional greek specialities as well as the famous Samos wine.
11. Information Related to Scientific Content
For information related to scientific content please contact the Scientific
|Professor J.H. Seiradakis|
|University of Thessaloniki||Tel: +30 31 998173|
|Department of Physics||Fax: +30 31 995384|
|Section of Astrophysics,||E-mail:email@example.com|
|Astronomy and Mechanics||http://www.astro.auth.gr/jhs|
|GR-540 06 Thessaloniki, Greece|
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