16th Young Scientists’ Conference on Astronomy and Space Physics (April 27 – May 2, 2009 Kyiv, Ukraine)

Department of Astronomy & Space Physics and Science Association of Students and Postgraduates announce the 16th Open Young Scientists’ Conference on Astronomy and Space Physics. The conference will take place at the Faculty of Physics of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University on April 27 – May 2, 2009.

The conference is intended for participation of students, PhD students and young researches who are involved in research in one of the following fields:

  • astrometry and geophysics
  • plasma physics and physics of the near space
  • planetary systems
  • small bodies of the solar system
  • solar physics and physics of heliosphere
  • stellar astrophysics
  • interstellar medium
  • extragalactic astrophysics
  • high-energy astrophysics
  • cosmology
  • computers in astronomy
  • … related to the mentioned above

During the Conference each young participant should present a short report (12 minutes) or a poster (with a poster presentation of about 5 minutes). Besides students’ reports invited lectures are planned.

Participants can present their reports using either multimedia projector or projector for transparent films.

Working language of YSC’16 is English.

The conference programme also includes excursions to the Main Astronomical Observatory of the NAS of Ukraine, Musuem of Folk Architecture and Life of Ukraine, M.M.Gryshko National Botanic Garden, Kyiv city tour (by bus), Kyiv by night (walking tour) and conference dinner.

In order to participate in the conference it is necessary to submit information about yourself (name, address, institution, affiliation, etc.) along with a short abstract of your report via electronic registration form. The book of abstracts of YSC’16 will be published after deadline and distributed between the participants during the registration

The Proceedings of the YSC’16 will also be published after the Conference.