IAG General Assembly at the IUGG 2011, Melbourne, Australia
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The next IAG General Assembly will be held as part of the major IUGG2011 international conference at the new Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 28th June to 7th July, 2011. IUGG (or the International Union for Geodesy and Geophysics) is a collaborative grouping of eight scientific learned societies or associations, as follows:
• International Association of Geodesy (IAG)
• International Association for Cryospheric Sciences (IACS)
• International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA)
• International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS)
• International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences (IAMAS)
• International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Ocean (IAPSO)
• International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth’s Interior (IASPEI)
• International Association for Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior (IAVCEI)
The scientific programThe 2011 Scientific Program of IUGG includes three categories of symposia and a number of workshops on a wide range of geophysical themes. These include:
Union Symposia which cover a wide range of themes of concern to the eight Associations. Invited speakers feature in these Symposia, supported by poster presentations selected by the convenors from those submitted. Several of the Union Symposia are expanded or followed in greater depth in Joint Symposia or in Association Symposia.
Joint Association Symposia with keynote speakers and scientists whose presentations (which consist of oral and poster presentations) are accepted by the session convenors.
The themes have been devised by at least two Associations, one of which is the lead Association. Some Joint Symposia themes are developed further separately in Association Symposia and Workshops.
Association Symposia with keynote speakers and scientists whose presentations (which consist of oral and poster presentations) are accepted by the session convenors.
The Scientific Program will run from Tuesday 28 June until Thursday 7 July. Each day will consist of four 90 minute sessions and one poster session (excluding the first Tuesday and the second Thursday). The Tuesday afternoon session of the first week will be the opening ceremony, the Thursday afternoon session of the second week is the closing ceremony, three morning sessions will have plenary presentations.
Call for Abstracts
The IUGG 2011 Scientific Program Committee invites the submission of abstracts on original work to be considered for oral or poster presentation at the IUGG 2011 General Assembly. The deadline for submission of abstracts is Monday 17 January 2011.
The Newsletter and First Circular of the General Assembly can be downloaded in PDF format using the link below.
This document has been provided by the Communicational and Outreach Branch of the International Association of Geodesy.