XVI National Conference of Astronomers of Serbia

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We are pleased to announce that the XVI National Conference of Astronomers of Serbia will be held in Belgrade, from October 10 to 12, 2011. The conference is organized by the Astronomical Observatory of Belgrade together with the Department of Astronomy, Faculty of Mathematics, Belgrade and supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Serbia.

The conference sessions will include: invited talks presented by local and international lecturers, presentations of PhD and MSc theses that have been completed within Serbia or abroad since the last conference (2008), contributed talks and posters. Contributions presented at the Conference will cover a wide range of topics in astronomy and similar fields. The key topics are:

1. Astrophysical spectroscopy and interferometry
2. Stellar physics and physics of interstellar medium
3. Stellar and galactic systems
4. Astrometry, dynamical astronomy and planetology
5. Extragalactic astronomy and cosmology
6. Interdisciplinary studies (astrobiology, astrochemistry, geophysics, atmospheric physics, and space astronomy)
7. History, philosophy and teaching of astronomy
8. Amateur astronomy, sociology of astronomy, astronomy in arts and culture
9. Instrument robotization and astroinformatics

A preliminary scientific program will be given in the Second Announcement. An abstract book will be published before the Conference and proceedings volume shortly after the end of the Conference. The registration form as well as information concerning the text formats and styles (for abstracts and papers) are provided on the official Conference website:


Scientific Organizing Committee:

CHAIR: Slobodan Jankov
CHAIR: Nadežda Pejović
Olga Atanacković
Milan Ćirković
Predrag Jovanović
Mike Kuzmanoski
Rade Pavlović
Tijana Prodanović

Contact address:

XVI National Conference of Astronomers of Serbia
Astronomical Observatory
Volgina 7, 11060 Belgrade, Serbia
E-mail: nkas@aob.rs
Web site: http://nkas.aob.rs/
Tel: (+381 11) 3089-075
Fax: (+381 11) 2419-553

The official languages of the Conference are Serbian and English. The conference lectures and poster session will take place in the halls of Ilija M. Kolarac Foundation, Belgrade. Conference proceedings will be published in a separate volume of the "Publications of the Astronomical Observatory of Belgrade". There is no registration fee for the conference.

Important dates:

First Announcement - April 15, 2011
Registration deadline - June 1, 2011
Abstract submission deadline - July 1, 2011
Second Announcement - July 15, 2011
Final Announcement- September 15, 2011
Submission of contributions for the Proceedings deadline - November 1, 2011

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