Programme ASI 2019

Tentative Programme
37th Annual Meeting of Astronomical Society of India
18 - 22, February, 2019, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru

Monday, Feb 18, 2019
  Workshops 1 to 4
9.30 - 17.00 Workshop 1 - India and the SKA : current status, future plans
Workshop 2 - One Day Workshop on National Large Optical-NIR Telescope
Workshop 3 - India-TMT science and training workshop: Maximising the Indian participation
Workshop 4 - Aditya -L1 -Satus and plans for coordinated observations
 
Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019
9.30 - 11.00 Inauguration and Presidential Address
11.00 - 11:30 High Tea
11:30 - 13:00 Special session (Invited talk + Thesis award talk)
13.00 - 14:00 Lunch (Poster viewing)
14:00 - 15.30 Stars, ISM and the Galaxy 1 Extragalactic Astronomy 1 General Relativity and Cosmology 1 -
15.30 - 16.00 Tea Break (Poster Viewing)
16.00 - 17.30 Stars, ISM and the Galaxy 2 Extragalactic Astronomy 2 General Relativity and Cosmology 2 Sp. Session (Teaching in Astronomy )
17.30 - 19.00 General Body Meeting
 
Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019
  Plenary Session1- Early Universe and Epoch of Reionisation
9.30 - 11.00 Ravi Subrahmanyan - TBA
Tirthankar Roy Choudhury - Epoch of reionization: probing cosmology and the first stars
Harvinder Kaur Jassal - Dark energy: Current status and future prospects
11.00 - 11:30 Tea
11:30 - 13:00 Thesis Presentation I
13.00 - 14:00 Lunch (Poster Viewing)
14:00 Leave for Kengeri Campus
16.00 Public talk
D. Indumathi:
India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO): Facts and Fiction
18:00 Cultural program and Banquet
 
Thursday, Feb 21, 2018
  Plenary Session 2 - ASTROSAT Science results
9.30 - 11.00 Dipankar Bhattacharya - AstroSat observations of Compact Stars
Koshy George - Ultraviolet view of star formation quenching in galaxies
Ritaban Chatterjee - Detailed Time Variability Properties of Blazars Using AstroSat
11.00 - 11:30 Tea
11:30 - 13:00 Thesis Presentation II
13.00 - 14:00 Lunch (Poster Viewing)
14:00 - 15:30 Extragalactic Astronomy 3 Stars, ISM and Galaxy 3 General Relativity and Cosmology 3 Instrumentation and Techniques 1
15.30 - 16.00 Tea (Poster Viewing)
16.00 - 17.30 Extragalactic Astronomy 4 Stars, ISM and Galaxy 4 Sun and the Solar System 1 Instrumentation and Techniques 2
17:30 - 19:30 WGGE session
 
Friday, Feb 22, 2019
  Plenary Session 3 - Star Clusters and Galaxy Dynamics
9.30 - 11.00 Chanda Jog - Role of interstellar gas in supporting spiral structure in galaxies
Sourav Chatterjee - TBA
S. Sridhar - TBA
11.00 - 11:30 Tea Break
11:30 - 13:00 Extragalactic Astronomy 5 Stars, ISM and Galaxy 5 Sun and the Solar System 2 Instrumentaion and Techniques 3
13.00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 Extragalactic Astronomy 6 Stars, ISM and Galaxy 6 Sun and the Solar System 3 -
15.30 - 16:00 Tea

List of Posters