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Volkmar Thorandt 15-Jan-2003 16:13
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Subject : [IGSMAIL-4233]: 16th Working Meeting on European VLBI - Second Circular: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND REGISTRATION (23990)
FROM . Volkmar Thorandt - vt@leipzig.ifag.de
Date : 15-Jan-2003 16:13 -
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IGS Electronic Mail 15 Jan 07:08:56 PST 2003 Message Number 4233
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Author: Volkmar Thorandt

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16th Working Meeting on European VLBI for Geodesy and Astrometry
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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND REGISTRATION

The "Bundesamt fuer Kartographie und Geodaesie" (BKG) , Germany,
has the honour to organise the

16th Working Meeting on European VLBI
for Geodesy and Astrometry

in Leipzig, in the period May, 09-10, 2003.

The purpose of this meeting is to exchange results of the
latest geodetic and astrometric VLBI research, information on
VLBI stations and discussion of future projects.
Colleagues from European and non-European countries working
in all fields of geodetic and astrometric VLBI are kindly
invited to attend the meeting.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND REGISTRATION
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We encourage contributions to the following sessions:

(1) station activities
(2) technical developments
(3) local ties
(4) geodetic VLBI analysis and results
(5) astrometric VLBI
(6) combination of VLBI and other space geodetic techniques
(7) future perspectives of VLBI

The deadline for registration and abstract submission is

15 February 2003.
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Only registered participants will get further information
about the meeting.

For registration and abstract submission you are invited to
use the form below or the interactive subscription on
our web page http://vlbi.leipzig.ifag.de/16wmevga.html .


HOTEL RESERVATION
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The venue of the meeting is the Renaissance Hotel close
to the city center of Leipzig. A limited number of rooms
for a special rate is blocked in the Renaissance Hotel
until 26 March 2003. For reservation please refer
to "European VLBI Meeting".

Renaissance Hotel
Grosser Brockhaus 3
Leipzig, D-04103
Germany
Phone: 49 341-12920
Fax: 49 341-1292-800
http://marriott.com/dpp/PropertyPage.asp?MarshaCode=LEJRN

Participants are requested to make their own hotel reservations.

In case you prefer another hotel you find below a selection
of hotels in walking distance of the venue.


REGISTRATION FEE
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The registration fee is 50 EURO. To make it as simple as possible,
please be prepared to pay in cash on-site. Credit cards or cheques
can not be accepted.

Hopefully we can welcome all of you here in Leipzig.
With best regards

the LOC

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REGISTRATION FORM and ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
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Please send back not later than 15 February 2003 to:
Volkmar Thorandt: vt at leipzig.ifag.de
or
Gerald Engelhardt: engelhardt at leipzig.ifag.de

First Name :...............................

Last name :...............................

Institution :...............................

Address :...............................

Phone :...............................

Fax :...............................

E-mail :...............................

I propose to contribute by a presentation : yes no

entitled :..........................................................

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to be presented in session :........

Abstract:

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SELECTION of ALTERNATIVE HOTELS:
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Dorint Hotel, Stephanstr. 6, 04103 Leipzig
tel. 0341-97790, fax 0341-9779100,
http://www.dorint.de/leipzig/uk

Marriott Hotel, Am Hallischen Tor 1, 04109 Leipzig
tel. 0341-96530,
http://www.interamerika.com/Germany-Leipzig-MarriottHotel-Leipzig.htm

Hotel REMA Vier Jahreszeiten, Kurt-Schumacher-Str. 23-29, 04105 Leipzig
tel. 0341-98510,
http://www.nbportal.com/germany/leipzig/remavierjahreszeiten.asp

IBIS Hotel, Bruehl 69, 04109 Leipzig
tel. 0341-21860,
http://www.lodging-germany.com/leipzig/ibis.htm

Hotel Inter Continental, Gerberstr. 15, 04105 Leipzig
tel. 0341-9880,
http://leipzig.intercontinental.com

Further information: http://www.lodging-germany.com/leipzig/hotels.htm


TRAVEL
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Airport:
http://www.leipzig-halle-airport.de/en/home/index.html

Airport,Rail,Road:
http://www.leipzig.de/eng/tourist/indexts.htm
(follow the link Leipzig at the top of the site)


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
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For more information you are invited to visit the meeting WEB page:
URL: http://vlbi.leipzig.ifag.de/16wmevga.html

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Schedule:
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15 May 2002 1st Announcement
15 October 2002 1st Circular
15 January 2003 2nd Circular, Call for abstracts
15 February 2003 Deadline for abstract submittal
15 March 2003 3rd Circular
15 April 2003 Final Announcement
09/10 May 2003 Meeting

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