GREAT Plenary Meeting (PM8)
Symposium 9 at the EWASS - La Laguna, 22 - 26 June 2015
NEWS: 20150616: GREAT Plenary (Sympoisum S9, in Room 0.4) programme at http://great.ast.cam.ac.uk/Greatwiki/GreatMeet-PM8
NEWS: 20150101: Registration for GREAT @ EWASS via the EWASS registration page (select Sympoisum S9) http://eas.unige.ch/EWASS2015/abstract_submission.jsp
Meeting ProgrammeAgenda and meeting programme available on the meeting wiki site. In addition further details concerning the Symposium element of the Plenary, organised within the EAS European Week of Astronomy 2015, can be found on the EWASS-2015 site.
Submitting a Talk or Poster AbstractThis GREAT Plenary follows the format adopted at the Rome, Turku and Geneva GREAT Plenaries in 2012, 2013 and 2014. The plenary will allow for the presentation of new science carried out within the context of the GREAT working groups, or related activities.
At this stage all those wishing to present are invited to signup with some details of their talk or poster idea.
Please submit your abstract into the EWASS
system (which keeps track of abstracts across all the various
meetings going on that week). You'll find this page at http://eas.unige.ch/EWASS2015/abstract_submission.jsp
... and then ...
there is a page for each of the themed sessions linked from the
meeting wiki at http://great.ast.cam.ac.uk/Greatwiki/GreatMeet-PM8.
Thus, choose which session most fits your presentation topic and
add your abstract to the page at:
- Gaia Performance Evaluation & First Gaia Data: Symposium S9 - Session 2:
- Focus science - Gaia Transients: Symposium S9 - Session 3
- Focus science - Preparing for exploitation of the first Gaia data release initiatives: Symposium S9 - Session 4:
- Focus science - Gaia Milky Way surveys and instruments: Symposium S9 - Session 5:
- Gaia science highlights - other topics related to Gaia: Symposium S9 - Session 6:
All submissions received by
10th March 2015 will be considered, with the final
programme being drawn up and published by 16th April 2015.
Note - to add to the wiki page you'll need to ensure that you are logged in. If you don't have a username - go to http://great.ast.cam.ac.uk/Greatwiki/GreatHome and follow the instructions there. if you are having trouble adding directly to the wiki pages - then send your details by email to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Registering to Attend the GREAT@EWASS Symposium
In terms of the meeting as a whole - the GREAT Plenary is
organised as Symposium 9 at the EWASS. You will need to register
to attend - go to the EWASS registration site - registration is now open with
early registration closing 30 April 2015 - see the EWASS
2015 Registration page
Note that you are registering to attend the EWASS as a whole, thus can attend any and all of the variuos meetings held during the week.
Note on the EWASS Abstract Submission
As described above we ask that you all submit their contributions directly to the meeting wiki session pages at http://great.ast.cam.ac.uk/Greatwiki/GreatMeet-PM8. Please also copy your abstract into the EWASS system (which keeps track of abstracts across all the various meetings going on that week). You'll find this page at http://eas.unige.ch/EWASS2015/abstract_submission.jsp
A limited amount of financial support for young astronomers
is provided through the European Astronomical Society. You can
find information about this topic online at the following
(Look under EWASS 2015 and the Grant Request tab). The
deadline for such a grant request is 10 March 2015
The SOC includes the co-chairs, together with Conny Aerts (Leuven, B), Joao Alves (Vienna, AT), Anthony Brown (Leiden, NL), Josef Durech (Prague, CZ), Laurent Eyer (Geneva), Eva Grebel (Heidelberg, D), Lennart Lindegren (Lund, S), Francois Mignard (Nice, F), Andre Moitinho de Almeida (Lisbon, P), Karri Muinonen (Helsinki, FI), Dimitri Pourbaix (Brussels, B), Sofia Randich (Arcetri, I)