The Eighth International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse

The Eighth International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse

Dear Colleagues,

We are glad to invite you to participate in the international workshop on “Occultation and Eclipse” which will be held at the Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, on March 1-2, 2018.

Starting from 2010, International Occultation Timing Association, Middle East section (IOTA/ME) holds annual international workshop on Occultation and Eclipse. Main topics of these workshop include wide range of researches related to Occultation and eclipsing systems; like planetary science; exoplanets, Moon(s), small bodies in solar system, observation processing, Sun and Solar system objects and etc. Therefore, a large range of topics that can be linked to Occultation and Eclipse, can be relevant at the workshop.

Workshop sessions:

Session: Occultation, Moon, Calendars
Session: Trans-Neptunian Objects, Asteroids, Comets
Session: Exoplanets, Planetary Science, Variable Stars
Session: Observation process, Spectroscopy
Session+: High Energy Astrophysics, Astrobiology

International Occultation Timing Association, Middle East section (IOTA/ME)
Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

International Astronomical Union (IAU)
Turkish Astronomical Society (TAD)
Scientific Committee:

Atila Poro (International Occultation Timing Association, Middle East section)
Asst. Prof. Murat HUDAVERDI (Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey)
Prof. Prof. Luis Vazquez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
Prof. Roger Ferlet (Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris CNRS, France)
Associate Prof. Tolga GUVER (Istanbul University, Turkey)
Prof. Mehmet Emin OZEL (FSMVU Istanbul, Turkey)
Dr. Soleiman Hosseinpour (Shahrood University of Technology, Iran)
S. Mohamad Jamil Enayati (University of Garmian, Iraq)
Dr. David W. Dunham (IOTA,USA)
Prof. Pilar Romero (Complutense University, Spain)
Local Organizing Committee:

Asst. Prof. Murat HUDAVERDI (General Secretary)
Asst. Prof. Macide CANTURK RODOP
Muhammed Kiyami ERDIM
Nergis CESUR
Deadlines & Important Dates:

February 1, 2018: Deadline for abstract submission
February 2, 2018: Deadline for article submission
February 10, 2018: Program released
February 16, 2018: Final registration deadline
March 1-2, 2018: Workshop in Istanbul
March 3-4, 2018: Departure from Istanbul
Participating fee:

The cost of participating in the workshop for students is 30$ and for other is 40$.

Workshop language:



Davutpaşa Campus: Davutpaşa Mah.

Davutpaşa Caddesi 34220 Esenler- İstanbul

Tel : +90 212 383 41 37

Fax: +90 212 383 40 11

Workshop website:

Contact email address (Scientific items): [email protected]


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