PROGRAMME

Friday, August the 29th
Time Activity Lecturer Presentation
15.00 The registration desk in the entrance hall of the planetarium will be open.
Registration will be possible during the whole evening.
18.00 - 19.00 Star Show in Cosmorama Hall
19.00 Welcome Reception

Saturday, August the 30th
Time Activity Lecturer Presentation
8.00 - 9.00 The registration desk in the entrance hall of the planetarium will be open.
9.00 - 9.15 Welcome Addresses
9.30 - 12.00 Lectures and discussions in Starvid Hall
9.15 - 9.20 Memory of Mr. Roman Fangor Marek Zawilski PDF
9.20 - 10.05 Highlights from the Pierre Auger Observatory Martina Boháčová PDF
10.05 - 10.45 The new astronomical reference systems and the Earth rotation Cyril Ron PDF
10.45 - 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 - 12.00 The Chariklo System Lucie Maquet
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 13.30 Group Photo
13.30 - 15.00 Lectures and discussions in Starvid Hall
Modelling of asteroids
13.30 - 14.00 How occultations improve asteroid shape models Josef Ďurech PDF
14.00 - 14.30 A new non-convex model of the binary asteroid 90 Antiope obtained with the SAGE modelling technique Toni Santana-Ros
14.30 - 15.00 The Metis occultation at 7.3.2014 and the shape motion Bernd Gährken website
15.00 - 15.15 Coffee break
15.15 - 17.00 Lectures and discussions in Starvid Hall
Lunar Occultations
15.15 - 15.45 Lunar limb profile models in the past and today Dietmar Büttner PDF
15.45 - 16.15 "Camping in Erdeven-LOW and GRAZPREP" - predictions and observation Eberhard Bredner
16.15 - 16.45 GRAZPREP : New features of the IOTA-ES software for grazing ocultation predictions and preparations Eberhard Riedel
16.45 - 17.00 The curious case of SAO 93967 Alex Pratt PDF
17.00 - 17.20 Coffee break
17.20 - 18.20 Lectures and discussions in Starvid Hall
Workshops
17.20 - 17.50 Tangra Workshop Sven Andersson
17.50 - 18.20 GRAZPREP workshop Eberhard Riedel
20.00 Conference Dinner
Sunday, August the 31st
Time Activity Lecturer Presentation
9.00 - 10.00 Lectures and discussions in Starvid Hall
Historical Occultations
9.00 - 9.30 Observations of occultation phenomena in Czechia until the 18th century Marek Zawilski PDF
9.30 - 10.00 Observations and theory of eclipse phenomena in Bohemian lands since 18th century Martin Šolc
10.00 - 10.15 Coffee break
10.15 - 11.35 Lectures and discussions in Starvid Hall
Upcoming Occultations
10.15 - 10.45 Kleopatra, Concordia & Beagle - Occultation Highlights in Europe 2015 Oliver Klös PDF
10.45 - 11.15 The campaign observation of mutual phenomena of the Galilean satellites Eléonore Saquet PDF
11.15 - 11.35 Important occultations by bodies of our planetary system in the near future Wolfgang Beisker
11.35 - 11.50 Coffee break
11.50 - 13.05 Lectures and discussions in Starvid Hall
Occultation work from Africa I.
11.50 - 12.20 Observing Asteroid occultations in Algeria Djunai Baba Aissa
12.20 - 13.05 Solar eclipse trip to Turkana, Kenya Roman Kostenko
13.10 - 14.30 Lunch
14.30 - 15.00 Lectures and discussions in Starvid Hall
Occultation work from Africa II.
14.30 - 15.00 The IAS observatory in Namibia and observation of Chariklo events Karl-Ludwig Bath PDF
15.00 - 15.50 Lectures and discussions in Starvid Hall
Technology
15.00 - 15.25 A portable 20“ telescope for IOTA/ES Konrad Guhl PDF
15.25 - 15.50 The new IOTA Occultation Camera Wolfgang Beisker
15.50 - 16.20 High speed camera ? Jan Mánek PDF
16.20 - 16.30 A first short information about the activities of IOTA/USA and IOTA/ES Eberhard Bredner / David Dunham PDF
15.50 - 16.10 Coffee break
16.10 - 17.30 Lectures and discussions in Starvid Hall
Round table discussion, next ESOPs and more
Andreas Tegtmeier PDF
17.30 End of sessions


Post-conference Excursion

Additional group trips are optional.

All excursions start at the Planetarium Prague, Královská obora 233, 170 21 Prague. The prices include the bus-shuttle service, lunch and entrance fees.

The exact price will be available in July 2014.

Monday, September the 1st / Day Bus Trip - OUT OF PRAGUE

Turnov - TOPTEC - The Regional Centre for Special Optics and Optoelectronic Systems (excursion)
Gallery Granát - Bohemian garnets and garnet jewels (tour)
Ještěd Mountain (1012 m) - splendid panoramic view
Mělník - Mělník Chateu (tour), Jiří Lobkowitz’ wine cellars (wine tasting and dinner)

Tuesday, September the 2nd / Day Trip - PRAGUE ASTRONOMICAL

The Clementinum - Astronomical Tower (tour), the Queen Anna’s Summer house - Belvedere (observatory of Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler), The Old Town astronomical clock, the Church of Our Lady Before Týn at Old Town Square (the tombstone of Tycho Brahe), the Štefánik Observatory, the Ďáblice Observatory and much more.

Wednesday, September the 3rd / OBSERVATORY ONDŘEJOV

The principal observatory of the Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (excursion)