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The Astronomical Society of India was established in 1972 and has grown to become the prime association of professional astronomers in India. The society has close to 1000 members. The objectives of the society are the promotion of Astronomy and related branches of science in India. The society organizes scientific meetings and supports the popularization of Astronomy and other similar activities.


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Call for Workshop proposals for ASI 2020 Annual Meeting
The 38th meeting of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI) is scheduled to be held at IISER, Tirupati from 13-17 February, 2020.
As has been the case for the last several ASI meetings, it is proposed to hold a few one-day workshops the day before the ASI meeting starts (i.e. on Thursday, 13/Feb/2020). The SOC invites proposals for conducting workshops, in the form of a 1-2 page abstract about the theme and rationale for the workshop, expected number of participants, as well as the requirements for audio-visual equipment etc.

The organizers should note that
1. All workshop participants have to register through the portal for the main ASI meeting.
2. Organizers would need to provide funding to cover all expenses related to the workshop (apart from the cost of hiring the venue).

Proposals should be sent to asi2020soc@gmail.com and should reach by 05/Sep/2019.

(Posted on 06th Aug 2019)


ASI 2020 scheduled for 13-17 Feb, 2020
The 38th Meeting of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI) will be hosted by IISER, Tirupati from 13 - 17 February 2020.
The meeting will be open to all ASI members, as well as Researchers and Students in Astronomy & Astrophysics or related areas, affiliated to Research Institutions/Universities/Colleges.
The website for ASI 2020 will be available shortly.
(Posted on 25th July 2019)