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MEARIM 2017: MEARIM 2017: Fourth Middle-East and Africa Regional IAU Meeting

Start date/time

May 22, 2017

End date/time

May 25, 2017


Addis ababa,

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The fourth Middle East and African IAU Regional meeting (MEARIM), is jointly hosted by Entoto Observatory & Research Center(EORC) and East African Regional Office of Astronomy for Development (ROAD-IAU) and will be Conducted from 22-25 May 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with the theme of “Exploring our Universe for the benefit of Humankind” .

The purpose of the meeting is to strengthen and build capacity of Middle East and African Regional development in Astronomy, to provide a forum and network for scientists and students in the region to exchange ideas and experiences, share research outputs and knowledge’s, to brief and updates current status of Astronomy development in the region , to build joint working groups of research networks , to provides an opportunity for young and upcoming scientists in training, education and cross border co-supervision and sharing of resources and to put forward cooperation of Middle East and African in furthering Astronomy and Space Science in the region.

During the symposium there will be activities such as scientific paper presentations, Plenary Guest and Invited speakers sessions, meetings and discussion on the general progress and Assessments of Astronomy and Astrophysics development in the Middle East and Africa Region.


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