Division B Facilities, Technologies and Data Science

Division B: Meetings

Upcoming Meetings:

Division B Days – August 24 and 27, 2018

President:

Pietro Ubertini - IASP-INAF, Rome (Italy)

SOC:
Programme:

Friday, August 24, 2018:

Session 1a
Room N2
10:30 - 12:00
10:30 - 10:40 Welcome Pietro Ubertini
10:40 - 11:00 Report from Division President-VP Pietro Ubertini/Michael Burton
11:00 - 11:30 Report from B3 CP:  Astroinformatics & Astrostatistics

Prajval Shastri

11:30 - 11:40 Report Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) Vanessa Mc Bride
11:40 - 12:00 Presentation of the IAU PhD Prize Winner Barak Zackay
Session 1b
Room N2
13:30 - 15:00 Div B discussion/presentations AoM
Session 2a
Parallel session
Room N1
13:30 - 15:00 Reports from Commission B4 – Business meeting & New Results in Radio Astronomy – 1 Gabriele Giovannini
Session 2b
Parallel session
NOTE: to be held at Kuffner Observatory
13:30 - 15:00 Reports from Commission B7 – Protection of Existing and Potential Observatory Sites – 1 Richard Green
Session 3a
Parallel session
Room N1
15:30 - 18:00 Reports from Commission B4 – Business meeting & New Results in Radio Astronomy – 2 Gabriele Giovannini
Session 3b
Parallel session
NOTE: to be held at Kuffner Observatory
15:30 - 18:00 Reports from Commission B7 – Protection of Existing and Potential Observatory Sites – 2 Richard Green

Monday, August 27, 2018:

Session 4a
Room N2
10:30 - 12:00 Reports WG UV Astronomy – UV Astronomy after Hubble - 1 Ana Gómez
Session 4b
Room N1
10:30 - 12:00 Reports Commission B5 – Laboratory Astrophysics: from Observations to Interpretation - 1 Salama Farid
Session 7
Room N1-2
12:00 - 13:30

Reports Commission B6 - Important photometric and polarimetric topics

Reports Commission B6: Photometry and Polarimetry
12:00 - 12:05 - Saul Adelman and Antonio Mario Magalhaes (Welcome)
12:05 - 12:15 - J. Allyn Smith and Carme Jordi (Report on Photometry developments: past and future)
12:15 - 12:30 - Antonio Mario Magalhaes (Report on Polarimetry developments: past and future)
12:30 - 12:45 - Antonio Mario Magalhaes (Commission B4 - Present and Future)
12:45 - 13:00 - Discussion and comments from the audience

Saul Adelman
Session 5a
Room N1
13:30 - 15:00 Reports WG UV Astronomy – UV Astronomy after Hubble - 2 Ana Gómez
Session 5b
Room N2
13:30 - 15:00 Reports Commission B5 – Laboratory Astrophysics: from Observations to Interpretation - 2 Salama Farid
Session 6a
Room N2
13:30 - 15:00 Reports WG Historic Radio Astronomy – The history of large single dish projects and lessons learned - 1 R. Wielebinski
Session 6b
Room N1
15:30 - 17:00 Reports WG Historic Radio Astronomy – The history of large single dish projects and lessons learned - 2 R. Wielebinski
Room/Time TBD Presentation of the IAU PhD Prize Winner 2017 Dr. Adrian Hamers

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

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