IAU Regional Meetings

LARIM 2013: XIV Latin American Regional IAU Meeting

Start date/time

November 25, 2013

End date/time

November 29, 2013

Place

Florianópolis, SC,
Brazil

Contact

Zulema Abraham
larim2013@sistemas.sab-astro.org.br

Event website

http://www.larim2013.org.br


Proposer details
Zulema Abraham (zulema@astro.iag.usp.br)

Address:
Rua do Matao, 1226
Cidade Universitaria
05509-090
Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil

Telephone: +55 11 30912715

Chair of SOC
Zulema Abraham (IAG/USP, Brazil)

SOC Members
Roberto Cid Fernandes (UFSC, Brazil)
Fernando Roig (ON, Brazil)
Alejandro Córsico (UNLP, Argentina)
Leopoldo Infante (PUC, Chile)
William Lee (IA-UNAM, Mexico)
Tabaré Gallardo (Facultad de Ciencias, Uruguay)
Cesar Briceño Avila (CIDA, Venezuela)

Chairs of LOC
Roberto Cid Fernandes (UFSC, Brazil)
Jane Gregorio-Hetem (IAG/USP, Brazil) 

LOC Members
Abilio Mateus Jr. (UFSC, Brazil)
Bernardo Borges (UFSC, Brazil)
Daniela Pavani (UFRGS, Brazil)
Jacqueline Vasconcelos (UESC, Brazil)
Natalia Asari (UFSC, Brazil)
Silvia Alencar (UFMG, Brazil)

Registration Fee in local currency and equivalent in EUR
R$600 / EUR240

Topics

  1. Planetary Systems
  2. Stars, stellar systems and star formation
  3. Interstellar medium
  4. Galaxies (including AGNs)
  5. Cosmology
  6. High Energy Astrophysics
  7. Instrumentation
  8. History, teaching and outreach

Rationale
This is an IAU Regional Meeting that has been taking place by more than 30 years, and its organization has been reversing among the Latin American Countries, like Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Uruguay and Venezuela, which have a significant active astronomical community. These meetings have promoted important interchanges of students and researchers of these countries, as well as stimulated the growth of astronomy in less scientifically developed Latin American Countries. During the Assembly of LARIM 2010, it was decided that the next meeting will take place in Brazil. We will follow the same organizational practice previously adopted: the chair of the Scientific Organizing Committee (SOC) was indicated by the Brazilian Astronomical Society, as well as the LOC. Each of the participant countries has been asked to indicate one representative for the SOC. 

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