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

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
9 - 12 March: IVS VLBI School
18 March: IVS Analysis Workshop & splinter meetings
19 March: IVS Board meeting
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)
Thomas Artz 
Dirk Behrend 
Alessandra Bertarini 
Ludwig Combrinck 
John Gipson 
Ed Himwich 
Thomas Hobiger 
Jim Lovell 
Bill Petrachenko 
Jonathan Quick 
Mamoru Sekido 
Fengchun Shu