Scientific Meetings

The program of scientific meetings is one of the most important means by which the IAU pursues its goal of promoting the science of astronomy through international collaboration.  A large fraction of the Union's budget is devoted to the support of the IAU scientific meetings. If you are planning to organise an IAU Meeting, please check the Rules and Guidelines.


Photos taken during the IAU General Assemblies in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil, 2009), Prague (Czech Republic, 2006) and in Rome (Italy, 1952). Credit: IAU and AIP Emilio Segre Visual Archives, W. F. Meggers Collection


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