IAU General Assembly, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2009

International Year of Astronomy 2009 Related Activities

Permanent  IYA2009 Office: Room: 1.15 (First Floor)

 

Monday, 3rd August

Special Session 2- The International Year of Astronomy 2009

Tuesday, 4th August

Special Session 2- The International Year of Astronomy 2009

Wednesday, 5th August

Special Session 2 - The International Year of Astronomy 2009

Thursday, 6th August

Special Session 4: Astronomy Education between Past and Future

11:00 - 12:30: Young Astronomers Meeting (Room 1.15)

12:00 - Press briefing The International Year of Astronomy 2009 (Room 1.13)

14:00 - 15:30: Commission 55 business meeting (Room 5)

16:00 - 16:30: NASA IYA2009 informal meeting (Room 1.15)

16:30 - 17:30: The Cosmic Detective, book signing by the author Dr. Mani Bhaumik (Room 1.15)

Friday, 7th August

Special Session 4: Astronomy Education between Past and Future

9:00 - 12:30: IYA2009 Executive Committee Working Group Business Meeting (By invitation only - Room 1.15)

14:00 - 15:30: Galileoscope meeting (Room 1.15)

16:00 - 17:30: Galileo Teacher Training Program meeting (Room 1.15)

17:45 - 19:00 Eyes on the Skies Screening (Plenary Room - 2.1)

Saturday, 8th August and Sunday, 9th August

4th International Universe Awareness (UNAWE) workshop

Meeting Venue: CBPF - Brazilian Center for Physics Research

Rua Dr. Xavier Sigaud, 150 - Urca - Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brazil - 22290-180

 Monday, 10th August

Special Session 4: Astronomy Education between Past and Future

11:00 - 12:30: Galillean Satellites Phemu09 Meeting (Room 1.15)

14:00 - 15:30: She Is an Astronomer Meeting (Room 1.15)

16:00 -17:00: Star Peace Summit (Room 1.15)

Tuesday, 11th August

Special Session 9: Marking the 400th Anniversary of Kepler's "Astronomia Nova"

11:00 -12:30: Developing Astronomy Globally Summit (Room 1.15)

14:00 - 15:30: Galilean Nights meeting (Room 1.15)

16:00 - 17:00: 100 Hours of Astronomy Awards Ceremony (Room R 2.09)

18:00 - 19:30: Planetarium Shows: "Two pieces of glass" and "ALMA: In search of our cosmic origins"

Venue: Planetarium Gavea, Rio de Janeiro

Wednesday, 12th August

Special Session 9: Marking the 400th Anniversary of Kepler's "Astronomia Nova"

12:30 - 13:30: 400 Years of the Telescope Screening (Plenary Room - 2.1)

17:30 - 19:00:  Blast! Screening (Plenary Room - 2.1)

Thursday, 13th August

Special Session 9: Marking the 400th Anniversary of Kepler's "Astronomia Nova"

Friday, 14th August

Special Session 9: Marking the 400th Anniversary of Kepler's "Astronomia Nova"


Organisational Associates:
ESO AAS INSU CAS STRW NOVA STFC SCNAT SPA NRC MEC CNES DLR ESA JAXA NAOJ APL PS ESF ISRO ICRAN NLSI NOT U Cluster NASAEAS ASI NRAO CEA  KASI EAE SPA AUI CROSCI



The International Year of Astronomy 2009 is endorsed by the United Nations and the International Council of Science.