Lectures and General Assembly
previous years, AOGS2010 will have its General Assembly and the Axford Lectures on the 4th day (8th
June) of the programme instead of the 1st day. The two Axford Lectures are scheduled to start at 2.30pm and
4pm, after which the General Assembly will begin at 5pm. This year, we
are honoured to have Nobel Laureate winner Y.T Lee as a speaker in the Axford Lectures.
pleased to announce Professor Atsuhiro Nishida
as the first recipient of the Axford Medal of
the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS). Professor Nishida has proven
himself to be a dedicated, innovative, and accomplished scientist
countless times throughout the five decades he has been involved in space
science, with outstanding scientific achievements in magnetospheric,
ionospheric and interplanetary physics.
Professor Nishida served as president of AOGS from 2006 to 2008 and was
vice-president in 2005 - 2006 and 2008 - 2009, amongst the many other
posts he has served in.
Axford Commemorative Symposium
Sir Ian Axford, one of the primary founders of AOGS and a
respected space scientist, passed away on 13th March 2010 at
the age of 77. To honour his memory, a Commemorative Symposium will be
held during the morning session on 8th July.
there shall be 10 Section Distinguished Lectures that will be held within
the span of 6th - 10th July. Please refer to
www.asiaoceania.org for more information concerning timings and specific
shall be 9 Public Lectures and the schedule will be announced in due
World Community Exhibition
World Community Exhibition (GEOMEET)
We welcome you to attend the AOGS
2010 Geosciences World Community Exhibition, where 21 well known
organizations and top academic institutions from 7 countries will
participate in from 5 to 8 July in Hall 3.
Visit their booths to find out more
about the trends in geosciences research and the latest equipment and
tools. A one-on-one online business matching portal, GEOMEET, is
available to registered users. GEOMEET facilitates face-to-face
networking to discuss collaborative research and educational programs
between exhibitors and delegates attending the conference, as well as
helps to bring about business opportunities.
Schedule at a Glance
the section schedules and meeting rooms here
& Help Desks
all you need to know about preparing your presentation and what will be
Comments & Enquiries
Please direct to AOGS
Tel: (65) 6341 7229 Fax: (65) 6341 7269
Add: 25 Hindoo Road, Singapore
Reception at Shilpararam (http://www.shilparamam.org/)
by State of Andhra Pradesh,
a welcome reception will be held on 5th July in the evening
(Monday), 6.30 - 9pm. All participants of AOGS are more than welcome to
attend - it shall be a chance for you to mingle and network. Buses depart
HICC from 5.30pm and return by 9.30pm
"Get-To-Know" (GK) Tours
be two "Get-To-Know" tours where participants can get to visit the
National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) and the Indian National
Centre for Information and Ocean Services (INCOIS) while getting the
opportunity to mingle and get to know each other.
Tour 1 will be
held on 6th July, going to NGRI while Tour 2 will be of INCOIS
and will be held on 7th July. Buses depart from Hyderabad
International Convention Centre (HICC): at 1.30pm and will return by
6.00pm. The tour is free of charge and the registration deadline is 30th
June. To sign up, please email the respective in-charges:
GK1 tour (NGRI)
- Email: Dr. B. Rajendra Prasad firstname.lastname@example.org
GK2 tour (INCOIS) - Email: Dr. Balakrishnan
these websites for information on NGRI and INCOIS.
NGRI: the National Geophysical Research Institute (www.ngri.org.in)
INCOIS: the Indian National Centre for Information and Ocean Services www.incois.gov.in)
The National Advisory Committee has received all 4 approvals from
the Government of India required for AOGS2010 in Hyderabad
. For a copy of the letters,
you may email your request to: email@example.com. Please
note that only PDF copies are able to be provided. Thank you.
1) Event clearance from MHA (Ministry of Home Affairs).
2) Political Clearance from MEA (Ministry of External Affairs).
3) Administrative approval from Nodal Agency, which is MHRD (Ministry of
Human Resource Development).
4) Necessary Clearance from Andhra
The approval letters are already sent to Indian Consulate offices
in China, Israel, Japan
, and few other
countries, based on the requests previously received. For immediate/urgent assistance on VISA
approval matters, please contact: Dr. Koteswara Rao, (firstname.lastname@example.org),
Tel +91-40-23434616; +91-9440485083 at NGRI, HYD; with cc to Anil