The Virtual Observatory in action: new science, new technology, and next generation facilities.

IAU XXVI General Assembly, Special Session 3

Prague, August 17-18 2006

This conference will highlight scientific achievement enabled by the world-wide Virtual Observatory initiatives, review technical progress towards the VO vision, and examine the importance of the VO for future astronomical facilities.

Location and Date

The location for the conference is Prague, The Czech Republic. Our conference is a "Special Session" during the IAU General Assembly which runs through the period August 14-15 2006. Together with a related session on Astronomical Data Management, the VO special session covers 3.5 days in the period Aug 17-22 :

Thursday Aug 17 pm SPS3 - VO Science
Friday Aug 18 all day SPS3 - VO Science
Monday Aug 21 all day SPS3 - VO Science
Tuesday Aug 22 am SPS3 - VO Science
Tuesday Aug 22 pm SPS6 - Astronomical Data Management


The travel grant application deadline has now passed.

As of May 2nd, 166 people have registered their intention to attend our conference (out of 704 in total for the GA), and 22 people have already submitted abstracts (the deadline is June 22nd)

Further information

Topic revision: r14 - 2006-05-02 - AndyLawrence
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