13-19 March 2016
Africa/Johannesburg timezone
The 9th IVS General Meeting 
"New Horizons with VGOS"
hosted by the Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory
Starts 13 Mar 2016 08:00
Ends 19 Mar 2016 18:00
Africa/Johannesburg
The 9th IVS General Meeting was hosted by the Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory, from Sunday 13 - 17 March 2016 


 
IMPORTANT DATES:
July 2015: 1st Announcement
16 October 2015: 2nd Announcement, Abstract submission opens
23 October: Registration opens
15 December 2015: Abstract submission closes - Extended to 18 December 
1 January: Abstract acceptance notifications 
1 February: Registration closes, Proceedings submission opens
22 February: Payment closes - EXTENDED to 4 MARCH
13 March: Registration and Ice-breaker
14 March: Conference day 1
15 March: Conference day 2 and visit to HartRAO (with wine-tasting)
16 March: Conference day 3 and Conference Dinner (at Lesedi cultural village)
17 March: Conference day 4 and wrap-up
30 April: Proceedings submission closes
 
ANCILLARY EVENTS:
9 - 12 March: IVS VLBI School
18 March: IVS Analysis Workshop & splinter meetings
19 March: IVS Board meeting
 
LOCAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE: 
Ludwig Combrinck (Chair) 
Jonathan Quick (Co-chair) 
Alet de Witt (Coordinator) 
Roelf Botha (Online and Technical Systems, Budget) 
Glenda Coetzer (Catering, Accommodation and Excursions) 
Marisa Nickola (Transport)
Sharon Rakgalakane (Student Matters) 
Teboho Monareng (Financial Matters)
 
PROGRAM COMMITTEE: 
Thomas Artz 
Dirk Behrend 
Alessandra Bertarini 
Ludwig Combrinck 
John Gipson 
Ed Himwich 
Thomas Hobiger 
Jim Lovell 
Bill Petrachenko 
Jonathan Quick 
Mamoru Sekido 
Fengchun Shu