[ASA] Reminder Registration open for ACAMAR and OzSKA Workshops, April 2016

Kylie Williams k.williams at sydney.edu.au
Mon Feb 22 11:27:43 AEDT 2016

A reminder that registrations are now open for the ACAMAR Workshop (5-7 April 2016) and the 2nd OzSKA Workshop (8 April 2016) both workshops will be held at the Rendezvous Hotel, Perth, Australia

ACAMAR Workshop: Inaugural Australia-China Workshop on Astrophysics
Location:                    Rendezvous Hotel, Scarborough, Perth, Australia
Workshop Dates:       5-7 April 2016
Website and Registration: Click here<http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/sifa/caastro/register/index.php?action=register&workshopId=97> to register or visit www.caastro.org/event/2016-acamar<http://www.caastro.org/event/2016-acamar>
Registration Fee: $200 (Registration is free for nominated Chinese delegates; $200 for Australian delegates)
Abstract deadline for contributed talks and posters: February 29, 2016
Rationale: The workshop will be a chance to develop the ACAMAR partnership and build stronger ties with our Chinese partners.  Topics will radio astronomy, SKA, Antarctic astronomy, big data challenges, astrophysics and instrumentation, and furthering Australia-China collaboration.

ACAMAR Workshop: OzSKA Workshop
Location:                    Rendezvous Hotel, Scarborough, Perth, Australia
Workshop Dates:       8 April 2016
Website and Registration: Click here<http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/sifa/caastro/register/index.php?action=register&workshopId=99> to register or visit www.caastro.org/event/2016-ozska<http://www.caastro.org/event/2016-ozska>
Registration Fee: Registration is free
Abstract deadline for contributed talks and posters: February 29, 2016
Rationale: The main purpose of this one-day meeting is to update the Australian astronomical community about recent progress within the SKA project including: the development of key science and working group activities, how to participate, key upcoming dates, and progress towards the realisation of scientific operations on SKA1.  The programme will include a number of invited talks, but some significant portion of the day will be devoted to contributed talks and discussion.

Accommodation - Rendezvous Hotel
Accommodation is available at the Rendezvous Hotel at a special discount rate to delegates.  The conference rate for rooms is AUD$215/night room only. We encourage participants to take advantage of this rate and book their accommodation promptly.  To make an accommodation reservation: ACCOMMODATION BOOKING LINK<https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?hotel=62275&Chain=14687&locale=en-US&promo=ACAMR&arrive=04/07/2016> (or see the attachment to this email) and quote the following code ACAMR.

All travellers other than Australian and New Zealand citizens need a valid visa or authority to enter Australia (including electronic visas). For some nationalities, processing and issuance of visas can take several weeks/months, so apply well before your planned travel.  Please contact Kylie Williams<mailto:k.williams at sydney.edu.au> if you need a letter of invitation for your visa application.

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