2017

  • November 19-25:

Second Arab Winter School for Astrophysics (AWSA-II)

We are pleased to announce the Second Arab Winter School for Astrophysics (AWSA-II) that will be held in Ifrane (Morocco) from 19 to 25 November 2017.
AWSA-II is endorsed by the Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) of the International Astronomical Union (IAU). It will provide a platform for astrophysics knowledge sharing, triggering collaborations between fellow Arab astrophysicists, and building a strong professional Arab community in the field.
Based on our experience on the First Arab Winter School for Astrophysics (FAWSA), the content of AWSA-II will focus mainly on different practices and skills of professional astronomers.
For more information, please visit the website: http://awsa.ar-as.org/awsa2/
 
  • May 22- 25:

Fourth Middle-East and Africa Regional IAU Meeting (MEARIM IV)

ADDIS ABABA/ ETHIOPIA
The fourth Middle East and African IAU Regional meeting (MEARIM), is jointly hosted by Entoto Observatory & Research Center(EORC) and East African Regional Office of Astronomy for Development (ROAD-IAU) and will be Conducted from 22-25 May 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with the theme of “Exploring our Universe for the benefit of Humankind” . 
The purpose of the meeting is to strengthen and build capacity of Middle East and African Regional development in Astronomy, to provide a forum and network for scientists and students in the region to exchange ideas and experiences, share research outputs and knowledge’s, to brief and updates current status of Astronomy development in the region , to build joint working groups of research networks , to provides an opportunity for young and upcoming scientists in training, education and cross border co-supervision and sharing of resources and to put forward cooperation of Middle East and African in furthering Astronomy and Space Science in the region. 
During the symposium there will be activities such as scientific paper presentations, Plenary Guest and Invited speakers sessions, meetings and discussion on the general progress and Assessments of Astronomy and Astrophysics development in the Middle East and Africa Region. 
You can find the past MERIAM symposium http://www.eorcworkshop.com/mearim-iv-home
 
  • March 27-29:

Algerian Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics

We have the pleasure to annouce the fourth edition of the Algerian Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics (ACAA), which will be held at Abbes Leghrour University (Khenchela, Algeria) between March 27th and March 29th, 2017.
For more information, please visit the website: http://acaa.na-observatory.org
 
  • February 22-25:

FTAPS 2017 (Astrophysics)

The American University of Sharjah in partnership with the Emirates Mars Mission and Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center (MBRSC) is hosting the international conference FTAPS 2017 in February 22-25, 2017 which has the first ever professional astronomy component. The conference is endorsed conference by the International Astronomical Union (OAD-AW-ROAD). 
For more information, please visit the website: http://ar-as.org/ftaps2017/
 

2016

  • November 22-25:

The First Arab Winter School for Astrophysics (FAWSA)

We are pleased to announce the First Arab Winter School for Astrophysics (FAWSA) that will take place in Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakesh, Morocco from Monday, November 28th to Saturday, December 3th, 2016.
For more information, please visit the FAWSA website: http://marrakech-astro.uca.ma/fawsa/