Division B Facilities, Technologies and Data Science

Division B: Meetings


Upcoming Meetings:

Division B days Program

President:
Pietro Ubertini – IASP-INAF, Rome (Italy)

SC:

Pietro Ubertini (President)
Michael G. Burton (Vice-President)
Saul J. Adelman (Commission B6 President)
Eric D. Feigelson (Commission B3 President)
Gabriele Giovannini (Commission B4 President)
Richard F. Green (Commission B7 President)
Simon F. Portegies Zwart (Commission B1 President)
Farid Salama (Commission B5 President)
David Richard Silva (Advisor - Past President)
Michael W. Wise (Commission B2 President)
Ana I. Gómez de Castro
Peter Joseph Quinn
Lisa Storrie-Lombardi
Wenwu TIAN


Programme:

Friday, August 24, 2018:


Session 1 10:30 -12:00 Reports from President - Div B (Pietro Ubertini) and VP Div B
(Michael Burton), Short Reports from Div WG chairs, (Erik Feigelson)
Astroinformatics and Astrostatistics Discussion

Session 2a 13:30 - 15:00 Reports from Commission B4 – (Gabriele Giovannini) Business meeting &
Parallel session New Results in Radio Astronomy – 1

Session 2b 13:30 - 15:00 Reports from Commission B7 – (Richard Green) Protection of Existing
Parallel session and Potential Observatory Sites – 1

Session 3a 15:30 – 18:00 Reports from Commission B4 – (Gabriele Giovannini) Business meeting &
Parallel session New Results in Radio Astronomy – 2

Session 3b 15:30 – 18:00 Reports from Commission B7 – (Richard Green) Protection of Existing and
Parallel session Potential Observatory Sites – 2


Monday, August 27, 2018:

Session 4a 10:30 - 12:00 Reports WG UV Astronomy – (Ana Gomez) UV Astronomy after Hubble - 1
Parallel session

Session 4b 10:30 - 12:00 Reports Commission B5 – (Salama Farid) Laboratory Astrophysics: from
Parallel session Observations to Interpretation - 1

Session 5a 13:30 - 15:00 Reports WG UV Astronomy – (Ana Gomez) UV Astronomy after Hubble - 2
Parallel session

Session 5b 13:30 - 15:00 Reports Commission B5 – (Salama Farid) Laboratory Astrophysics: from
Parallel session Observations to Interpretation - 2

Session 5c 13:30 - 15:00 Reports WG Historic Radio Astronomy – (R. Wielebinski) The history of
Parallel session large single dish projects and lessons learned - 1

Session 6a 15:30 - 17:00 Reports WG Historic Radio Astronomy – (R. Wielebinski) The history of
Parallel session large single dish projects and lessons learned - 2

Session 6b 15:30 - 17:00 Reports Commission B6 – (Saul Adelman) Important photometric and
Parallel session polarimetric topics


Past Meetings:

 

  • IAU Symposium 339, "Southern Horizons in Time-Domain Astronomy", November 13th-17th, 2017 in Stellenbosch Cape Town, South Africa
  • IAU Symposium 325, "Astroinformatics (AstroInfo16)", October 19th-25th, 2016 in Sorrento (Naples), Italy
  • Division B meeting which took place at the IAU General Assembly, August 7th and 10th, 2015 in Honolulu, Hawai'i USA

Back to Division B Homepage