[ASA] 2nd Australia-China Workshop on Astrophysics 5-7 December 2016 - Workshop Announcement and call for abstracts

Kylie Williams k.williams at sydney.edu.au
Thu Sep 1 16:16:00 AEST 2016

Dear Colleagues
Registrations are now open for the 2nd Australia-China Workshop on Astrophysics being held in The Sydney Suzhou Centre, Suzhou Higher Education Park, Suzhou, China from 5-7 December 2016.  The workshop will be a chance to continue the ACAMAR partnership and build stronger ties with our Chinese partners.  Topics will include radio astronomy, SKA, Antarctic astronomy, big data challenges, and large optical/IR facilities and science.
The Workshop details are as follows:

*         Title: 2nd Australia-China Workshop on Astrophysics

*         Website and registration: http://www.caastro.org/event/2016-2ndacamar

*         Registration Fee: Free (delegates to pay their own travel and accommodation costs)

*         Dates: 5-7 December 2016

*         Location: The Sydney Suzhou Centre, Suzhou Higher Education Park, Suzhou, China

*         Abstract deadline for contributed talks and posters: 23 September 2016
We recommend delegates stay at the Sheraton Four Points<http://www.starwoodhotels.com/fourpoints/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=3757&language=en_US> (No.8 Moon Bay Road, Suzhou Industrial Park, Suzhou, China 215123), which is directly next door to the Suzhou Centre.

Visa Information
Foreign citizens must obtain a Chinese visa before entry into China, with the exception of visa-free entry based on relevant agreements with other countries or Chinese regulations.  The Chinese Embassy and Consulates General in Australia do not accept visa applications of ordinary passport holders. Applicants holding ordinary passport are required to submit their visa applications to the Chinese Visa Application Service Centers<http://www.visaforchina.com.au/> located in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth or Brisbane according to their services areas.  For more informaiton please contact the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Australia or visit their website<http://au.china-embassy.org/eng/ls/>.

Scientific Organising Committee
*         Michael Ashley(UNSW)
*         George Hobbs (CSIRO)
*         Linhua Jiang (PKU)
*         Di Li, (NAOC, CAS)
*         Bo Peng (NAOC, CAS)
*         Elaine Sadler (Sydney)
*         Zhiqiang Shen (SHAO, CAS)
*         Lister Staveley-Smith (ICRAR)
*         Michele Trenti (Melbourne)
*         Lifan Wang (PMO, CAS Co-Chair)
*         Jing Wang (CSIRO)
*         Ji Yang (PMO, CAS)
*         Jilin Zhou (Nanjing University)

Local Organising Committee
*         Kate Gunn (chair)
*         Judy Deng
*         Syed Uddin
*         Kylie Williams
If you have any questions or for more information please contact Kate Gunn (kate.gunn at sydney.edu.au<mailto:kate.gunn at sydney.edu.au>).
This event is sponsored by: Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, AAL, CAASTRO, NAOC, and Purple Mountain Observatory

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