Call for Participation

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Click to see big size29 JUNE – 01 JULY, 2015 ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA



 The 5th East African Astronomical Society Annual workshop will be held from June 29 – July 01, 2015, in Addis Ababa, under the theme of “Astronomy for the Society”. Host organizers are Entoto Observatory and Research Center (EORC), East African regional Office of Astronomy for Development (ROAD), Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), Ethiopian Ministry of Education (MoE), and International Science Program (ISP)-Uppsala University.

The purpose of workshop is to strength capacity building in areas of Astronomy andAstrophysics and Space Science in general and serves as a forum for Astronomers and Astrophysists and STEM practitioners to transfer knowledge and experience for young scientists and engineers in particular in East Africa region. 

During the workshop scientific paper presentations and hand on training activities on optical and radio astronomy, spectroscopy, data reduction and analysis, and night observation will be conducted.

The 5th EAAS organizing committee is delighted to extend its invitation to all interested scientific community to participate on the workshop.

The submission of papers/Abstract are opened till 15 June 2015 on the following thematic areas/topics of the workshop.

Thematic Areas:-

  • Solar system and exo-planets.
  • Stellar Astrophysics.
  • High energy Astrophysics and Astro-particle
  • Cosmology.
  • Galaxies and Interstellar medium.
  • Cultural Astronomy (astronomy and world heritage)
  • Astronomy Education/Outreach.
  • Space Science and Technology.

For registration and submission of Abstracts

 Contact address: 5th EAAS organizing committee,

 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 N.B The Abstract should not exceed a maximum of 250 words.