JENAM 2010 Astronomy Education sessions

JENAM 2010 (Joint European and National Astronomy Meeting) conferences and workshop will take place in Lisbon during the week of September 6 - 10. It would be wonderful to have you here with us. We are planning a GTTP (Galileo Teacher Training Program) session for one of the days of the conference. Beside this special training session there are 3 special sessions that might be of interest to you:

  • SPS6 - New trends in Global Astronomy Education
  • SPS7 - Education and Outreach after IYA2009
  • SPS8 - Amateur and professional astronomers

JENAM 2010 will host seven Symposia:
* From Varying Couplings to Fundamental Physics
* Environment and the Formation of Galaxies: 30 years later
* Dwarf Galaxies: Keys to Galaxy Formation and Evolution
* From Macro to Micro Stellar Transits
* Star Clusters in the Era of Large Surveys
* Science Cases for Optical and IR Interferometry
* The Square Kilometer Array: Paving the way for the new 21st century
radio astronomy paradigm

Special Sessions, amongst which:
* Astronomy Challenges for Engineers & Computer Scientists
* Radio-Astronomy in Iberia
* ESO - ALMA Early Science: opportunities and tutorials
* ESA - Elements of the science programme
* Astronomy Planning in Europe - Towards an Even Stronger European
* New Trends in Global Astronomy Education
* Education and Outreach after IYA2009 in Europe
* Amateur and professional astronomers in Europe: how pro-am cooperation
is changing astronomy
* The 30 years of IRAM

Plus a number of Plenary invited and highlight talks, exhibitions and more...

Abstract submission and grant request forms can now be accessed at the
JENAM 2010 website
The site has also been updated with relevant information such the
programme calendar, registration fees and important dates.

The conference Poster should arrive at your institute in a couple of
weeks. If not, email us at and we'll be happy to send you
one. A PDF version for download is available at the JENAM 2010 website.