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Programme


    MONDAY     TUESDAY     WEDNESDAY     THURSDAY
  SESSION 1.1
INTRO
  SESSION 2.1
IYA National 1
  SESSION 3.1
Cutting Edge Technologies
  SESSION 4.1
EPO / Case Studies
09:00 10 K. Goudis, D. Simopoulos

Welcome addresses LOC
09:00 15 S. Deustua
IYA in the United States
(talk-ppt)
(video)
09:00 15 C. Wong
Building the World Wide Telescope
09:00 15 M. Adams
The Global ALMA EPO Program: Communicating Astronomy with the Public at Millimeter & Submillimeter Wavelengths
(talk-ppt)
(video)

09:10 10 I. Robson
IAU Commission 55 - an update
(video)
09:15 10 J. Hesser
Canadian Planning for IYA 2009
(talk-ppt)
(video)
09:15 15 A. Gauthier
Virtual Astronomy Multimedia Project
(talk-ppt)
(video)
09:15 15 H. Bravo-Alfaro
Astronomy and Science Facilities for Basic Education at Universidad de Guanajuato
(talk-ppt)
(video)

09:20 15 C. Cesarsky
Welcome to IYA2009
(talk-ppt)
(video)
09:25 10 K. Sekiguchi
Japanese plans for the IYA2009
(talk-ppt)
(video)
09:30 15 A. Kapadia
First VAMP prototype
(talk-pdf)
(video)
09:30 15 D. Pierce-Price
ESO education and public outreach for the International Year of Astronomy 2009
(talk-pdf)
(video)

09:35 25 M. Alarcon
UNESCO & IYA
(talk-ppt)
(video)
09:35 10 P. Rojo
Chilean activities for IYA 2009
(talk-ppt)
09:45 30 L. Christensen
Video Podcasting Hands-On Guide
(talk-pdf)
(video)
09:45 15 A. Yamani
Langit Selatan Blog, a Window for Popularizing Astronomy in Indonesia
(talk-ppt)

10:00 30 P. Russo
The International Year of Astronomy 2009 - an opportunity too good to miss
(talk-pdf)
(video)
09:45 10 A. Damineli
Brazilian Planning for IYA 2009
(talk-ppt)
10:15 15 M. Watzke
Maximizing Mileage from the Chandra Podcasts
(talk-ppt)
(video)
10:00 15 P. Roche
Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network
(talk-ppt)
09:55 10 E. Lopez
Celebrating the IYA2009 in Ecuador
10:15 15 C. Tryfona
Alien Worlds: Astrobiology and Public Outreach
(talk-ppt)
10:05 10 D. Chochol
Public outreach activities and IYA 2009 in Slovakia
(talk-ppt)

10:15
10:30   COFFEE BREAK 10:25   COFFEE BREAK 10:30   COFFEE BREAK 10:30   COFFEE BREAK
  SESSION 1.2
IYA General
  SESSION 2.2
IYA National 2
  SESSION 3.2
Multimedia, Art and Images
  SESSION 4.2
EPO / Case Studies II
11:00 15 R. Fienberg
Progress Toward a Decent-Quality "Cheapscope" for IYA 2009
(talk-pps)
(video)
11:00 10 H. Sim
IYA2009 in Australia
(talk-ppt)
(video)
11:00 15 R. Shida
The future of the IYA2009 web site
(talk-ppt)
(video)
11:00 15 J. Manning
Intermediary Astronomy: education through the leveraging of networks, partnerships, and intermediaries at the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
(talk-ppt)

11:15 15 K. Arcand
From Athens to Around the World: Taking the CAP2007 Image Exhibit to IYA2009
(talk -ppt)
(video)
11:10 10 I. Robson
IYA2009 - the work in the UK
(talk-ppt)
(video)
11:15 15 P.Russo
Distribution Services of Astronomy and Planetary Science Outreach Products
(talk-pdf)
(video)

11:15 15 M. Barrosa
Putting EuroPlaNet on the news – the European Planetary Science Congress 2007 case study
(talk-ppt)
(video)

11:30 15 R. Doran
G-HOU in the IYA 20009
(talk-ppt)
(video)
11:20 10   11:30 15 R. Hurt
Dynamic range of astronomical pictures and the implications for EPO use
(talk-pdf)
(video)


11:30 15 D. Hillier
Dark Sky Scotland
(video)
11:45 15 S. Lee
Dark Panorama event for IYA2009
(talk-ppt)
(video)
11:30 10 K. Govender
IYA2009 in Africa - a South African perspective
(talk-ppt)
(video)

11:45 15   11:45 45 IYA DISCUSSION
(video)
12:00 15 J. Harvey
IYA Tabloid in your community
(talk-ppt)
(talk-keynote-zip)
(video)
11:40 10 N. Matsopoulos
Astronomy Outreach in Greece and IYA Prospects
(talk-ppt)
(video)
12:00 15 C. Lau
Using Art As A Medium In Communicating Astronomy
(talk-ppt)
(video)


12:15 15 D. Fischer
A comet's tale: How most of the world came to miss the greatest comet in decades
(talk-ppt)
(video)

11:50 10 G. Verdoes Kleijn
The International Year of Astronomy 2009 in the Netherlands
(talk-ppt)
(video)
12:15 15 K. Yu
Visuospatial Astronomy Education in Digital Planetariums
(talk-pdf)
(video)

12:00 10 R. Alvarez
The IYA2009 in Belgium
(talk-ppt)
(video)

12:10 10 J.Zhu 
The IYA in China
(talk-ppt)
(video)

12:20
10
N. Stanic
The IYA in Serbia
(talk-ppt)


12:30   LUNCH BREAK 12:30   LUNCH BREAK 12:30   LUNCH BREAK 12:30   LUNCH BREAK
  SESSION 1.3
ASTRONOMY FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED/PLANETARIUMS
  SESSION 2.3
Social Impact 1
  SESSION 3.3
Art & History
  SESSION 4.3
EPO / Case Studies III
14:00 15 S. Steel
Touch the Invisible Sky
(talk-ppt)
14:00 15 D. Malin
The Importance of the Public Talk
(talk-ppt)
(video)

14:00 15 C. Crawford
Art@IoA
14:00 15  
14:15 15 N. Grice
Creating Opportunities in Astronomy Communication for People who are Blind or Visually Impaired
(talk-ppt)
(video)
14:15 15 P. Russo
The journal Communicating Astronomy with the Public - A study from IAU DIVISION XII Commission 55 CAP journal Working Group
(talk-pdf)
(video)

14:15 15 A.Boyle
Using astronomy's history to engage new audiences
(talk-ppt)
14:15 15 D. Mehlert
SOFIA - The Flying IR Observatory
(talk-ppt)
14:30 15 A. Pedrosa
Planetariums – New tools for a greater impact
(talk-ppt)
14:30 15 E. Patkos
Science communication and the European Union
(talk-ppt)
(video)
14:30 15 M. Nxumalo
From the Zulu’s indigenous knowledge of stars to the modern understanding of the universe: Critical evaluation of indigenous knowledge of stars
(talk-ppt)
(video)

14:30 15 S. Varano
Communicating Radio Astronomy with the Public
(talk-ppt)
(video)
14:45 15 J. Stoke
VIEWSPACE, A SELF-UPDATING ASTRONOMY DISPLAY NETWORK
(video)
14:45 15 R. Hill
ASTRONET Panel E findings
(talk-ppt)
(video)
14:45 15 T. Mahoney
Update on Celebrations of 400th Anniversary of the Publication of Keplers Astronomia Nova
(talk-ppt)
(video)


14:45 15 A. Krishnamurthi
Bringing The Universe Down To Earth
(talk-ppt)
(video)
15:00 15 R. Wyatt
Science Visualization within a Planetarium Setting
(video)
15:00 15 C. Walker
GLOBE at Night: an Update and Look Ahead to IYA 2009
(talk-ppt)
(video)
15:00 15 X. Moussas
The Antikythera Mechanism, a Great Attractor of Children to Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology.
(talk-ppt)

15:00 15 O. Naranjo
Asteroids for popularization of Astronomy
(talk-ppt)
(video)
15:15 15 L. Albanese
VIEWING THE SKY, A MULTICULTURAL EXPERIENCE
(talk-ppt)
(video)
15:15 15 S. Parello
Everyday Astronomy @ Sydney Observatory
(talk-ppt)
15:15 15 C. Boccato
Astronomy in my shopping cart: today I buy some asteroids, hundreds of black holes and three solar systems
(talk-ppt)
(video)

15:30   COFFEE BREAK 15:30   COFFEE BREAK 15:30   COFFEE BREAK 15:30   COFFEE BREAK
  SESSION 1.4
PLANETARIUMS (in the Dome)
  SESSION 2.4
Social Impact 2
  SESSION 3.4
Education 
  SESSION 4.4
MEDIA & CLOSING
16:00 15 H. Boffin
Exploring the Cold Universe – a European Planetarium Show for the IYA 2009
(talk-ppt)
(video)
16:00 15 K. Govender
Socio-economic impact of astronomy in South Africa
(talk-ppt)
(video)
16:00 15 M. Stavinschi
Education through communication
(talk-ppt)
(video)
16:00 15 L. Nielsen
The Credibility of Science Communication: An Exploratory Study of Press Releases in Astronomy
(talk-pdf)
(video)

16:15 15 A. Altamore
Be an astronomer for one night: when a telescope enters a planetarium dome
16:15 15 Z. Benkhaldoun
The Oukaimeden astronomical observatory: an example for the development of astronomy in the devloping nations.
16:15 15 C. Lawton
Inspiring a Community
(talk-ppt)
(video)
16:15 15 O. Alvarez
Communicating Astronomy with the Public in Cuba
(talk-ppt)
(video)
16:30 15 S. Huettemeister
The International Year of Astronomy in Germany: The Role of Planetaria
(talk-ppt)
(video)

16:30 15 J. Urama
Astronomy in the Equatorial Africa
16:30 15 C. Sze-leung
Social Impact of the Shaw Prize in Astronomy
(talk-ppt)
(video)
16:30 15 A. Ortiz-Gil
A web site of astronomical news in Spanish
(talk-ppt)
(video)
16:45 15 B. Abbott
Real-time Data Standards for the Planetarium
(talk-ppt)
(video)
16:45 15 S. Levin
UNAWE: Humanizing astronomy
(talk-ppt)
(video)

16:45 15 A. Gallego-Calvente
Misconceptions in Astronomy
(talk-ppt)
16:45 15 G. Evans
Anthropomorphic Astronomy in IYA 2009
(video)
17:00 15 C. Emmart
Global networking of the Digital Universe 3D atlas to classrooms
(video)
17:00 15 P. Patsis
The Society for Space and Astronomy
(talk-ppt)
17:00 15 A. Vienne
An international network of observation for the International Year of Astronomy
(talk-ppt)
(video)

17:00 15 C. Cesarsky
Closing Address
(talk-ppt)
17:15 20 Jan Warnstam - SCISS AB Sweden Demonstration of UNIVIEW - a computer graphics platform bringing information databases to life in a 3D environment much like an immersive computer game
(video)


17:15 10 O. Malkov
International Year of Astronomy in Russia
(talk-ppt)
(video)
17:35 BREAK 17:30 DEPART FOR ACROPOLIS 17:30 SOCIAL EVENT II
  Full Dome Presentations
with Cocktail Reception in
planetarium foyer - Hosted
by Sky-Skan

       
18:00 Carolyn Collins Petersen
Loch Ness Productions USA Using Fulldome Video to Present Seasonal Star Shows Part of a package of 16 shows that allow fulldome theaters to have pre-recorded star identification shows Loch Ness will present the.Planetarium show "Seasonal Stargazing: Winter"

18:30 60 J. Cuillandre
Hawaiian Starlight : the images, the photos, the film.
18:25 Kirk Puu'ohau-Pummill
Gemini Observatory USA Using Still Photography for All-Dome Time-Lapse Movies Kirk will present a demonstration of and technique for creating high- resolution, full dome time-lapse movie content for planetaria using a Canon 1Ds Mk II digital camera. Our objective is to produce educational content for planetariums, including those using state-of-the-art 4K x 4K digital projection systems to demonstrate the operation of the Gemini telescopes as seen from the observing floor over the course of the nights observations.

     
18:45 Martin Ratcliffe Sky-Skan Inc. Nashua NH USA
Digital Planetariums: Hot off the Press - Presenting actual data on the dome within hours of its release. Martin will show how today we can visualize even very new data in a more meaningful way to the public.

     
19:15
Eugenides Foundation, Athens Greece Our Conference co-host will present their planetarium show "From the Earth to the Moon"      
20:00 END 20:00 CONFERENCE DINNER 20:30