Programme

Tentative Programme
38th Annual Meeting of Astronomical Society of India
13 - 17, February, 2020, IISER, Tirupati

Thursday, 13 February 2020
09:30 – 17:00 Workshops 1 to 4
(Venue - IISER, Tirupati - we will be limited to a maximum of four workshops due to availability of only four lecture rooms at IISER, Tirupati)
 
Friday, 14 February 2020
9.30 - 11.00 Inauguration and Presidential Address
(Venue - SV college of engineering auditorium)
11.00 - 11:30 Tea Break
11:30 – 13:00 Special Session
(Venue - SV college of engineering auditorium)
ASI Laxminarayana & Nagalaxmi Modali Award Lecture
ASI Zubin Kembhavi Award Lecture
Special Lecture
13:00 – 14:15 (Lunch + Poster Viewing)
(at IISER, Tirupati campus)
14:15 – 15:45

Stars, ISM and the Galaxy 1

Extragalactic Astronomy 1

General Relativity and Cosmology 1

Special Session on Exoplanets, Sub Stellar Objects and Astrochemistry / Astrobiology
15:45 – 16:15 Tea Break + Poster Viewing
16:15 – 17:45

Stars, ISM and the Galaxy 2

Extragalactic Astronomy 2

General Relativity and Cosmology 2

Special Session (Teaching in Astronomy)
18:15 – 19:45 General Body Meeting
(Venue - SV College of engineering auditorium)
 
Saturday, 15 February 2020
09:30 - 11:00 Plenary Session 1
(Galaxies, Cosmology, HI across the Universe)

(Venue - SV College of engineering auditorium)
11.00 - 11:30 Tea Break
11:30 - 13:00

Thesis Presentation I
(Venue - SV College of engineering auditorium)

13:00 – 14:15 (Lunch + Poster Viewing)
(at IISER, Tirupati campus)
14:15 – 15:45

Stars, ISM and Galaxy 3

Extragalactic Astronomy 3

General Relativity and Cosmology 3

Instrumentation and Techniques 1

15:45 – 16:45 (Tea Break + Poster Viewing)
16:45 Public Talk on Chandrayaan-2
(Venue - SV College of engineering auditorium)
18:15 – 19:45 WGGE (Working Group for Gender Equity) session
(Venue - SV College of engineering auditorium)
 
Sunday, 16 February 2020
09:30 - 11:00 Plenary Session 2
(AGN, Astrophysical Jets, Plasma Astrophysics)

(Venue - SV College of engineering auditorium)
11.00 - 11:30 Tea Break
11:30 - 13:00

Thesis Presentation II
(Venue - SV College of engineering auditorium)

13:00 – 14:15 (Lunch + Poster Viewing) (at IISER, Tirupati campus)
14:15 – 15:45

Stars, ISM and Galaxy 4

Extragalactic Astronomy 4

Instrumentation and Techniques 2

Sun and the Solar System 1

15:45 – 16:15 (Tea Break + Poster Viewing)
16:15 – 17:45

Stars, ISM and Galaxy 5

Extragalactic Astronomy 5

Instrumentation and Techniques 3

Sun and the Solar System 2

18:15 Special Lecture on Black Hole with Event Horizon Telescope
(Venue - SV College of engineering auditorium)
 
Monday, 17 February 2020
09:30 - 11:00 Plenary Session 3 (Compact Object Astrophysics)
Venue - SV College of engineering auditorium)
11.00 - 11:30 Tea Break
11:30 – 13:00 Special Session on Future Astronomy Payloads / Missions
(Venue - SV College of engineering auditorium)
13:00 – 14:15 (Lunch + Poster Viewing) (at IISER, Tirupati campus)
14:15 – 15:45

Stars, ISM and Galaxy 6

Extragalactic Astronomy 6

Sun and the Solar System 3

Special Session (ASI-POEC)