The East Africa astronomical society (EAAS) workshop entitled "Astronomy for better life" was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 29 June - 01 July, 2015. It was at a meeting of IYA2009 in November 2009 in Nairobi that the formation of the East African Astronomical Society was deliberated, discussed and agreed upon. This is the fifth of a series of workshops for getting together scientists working in the East-Africa region. These workshops provided a lively, stimulating forum for presenting and discussing new results, as well as exchanging ideas, which cover a wide range of topics in the Astronomy and space science field.
Gaia : the space mission that is charting a billion stars in the Milky Way.
By. Dr Michele GERBALDI
Venue: Addis Ababa Institute of Technology (AAIT)
Date: Friday , 02 July 2015
Time: 2:00 -3:30 P.M or( 8:00-9:30 local time ) in the Afternoon
Dr. Michele is an Associated Researcher at the Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (IAP), France and retired faculty member from the Université de Paris-Sud, Orsay, France.
Her main domain of research is Atmospheric properties and evolutionary status of peculiar early type stars. In addition to her normal duties, Dr Michele involved in the training of School Teachers Summer Schools and distance Learning Courses in astronomy-astrophysics, each being granted by a university diploma whereby several hundreds of students have been enrolled.
East African Astronomy Society(EAAS)Workshop
June 29-July 03, 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The 5th East African Astronomical Society Annual workshop will be held from June 29-July 03, 2015, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under the theme “Astronomy for the Better Life of the Society.” Host organizers are Entoto Observatory and Research Center (EORC), East African Regional Office of Astronomy for Development (ROAD), Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), Ethiopian Ministry of Education (MoE),
The Board of Directors of ESSS and GA organizing committee are pleased to remind you that the 9th ESSS General Assembly will be held on Yekatit 28-29, 2007 E.C/March 7-8, 2015 at Addis Ababa University Institute of Technology (AAIT).
Please kindly find herewith attached Board Report and Program Schedules for you active participation in the General Assembly.
We are looking forward to seeing you there.
ESSS 9th GA Organizing Committee.