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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
Astronomy
* 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 http://www.jenam2010.org/
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 loc@sim.ul.pt and we'll be happy to send you
one. A PDF version for download is available at the JENAM 2010 website.