Young Astronomers' Meet 2022
9th-13th November, ARIES, Nainital, India
About the Meeting
Young Astronomers' Meet is an annual gathering of Ph.D. students working on astronomy and astrophysics at various institutes and universities around the country. YAM has been a popular event ever since its inaugural edition, which took place at IUCAA/NCRA Pune 30 years ago. Unfortunately, YAM could not be organised in the previous two years (2020 and 2021) due to COVID-related restrictions. We are pleased to announce that the Aryabhatta Research Institute of observational sciencES (ARIES), located near the picturesque hill city of Nainital, will host the 2022 edition of YAM. You are cordially invited to participate in YAM-2022. The event will be for 5 days (9-13 November 2022), with the conference taking up 4 of those days, and one day for a visit to the Devasthal observatory, which contains Asia's largest telescopes: the 3.6m DOT and the 4m ILMT.
The following topics will be covered in this meeting:
- Astronomical Instrumentation
- Sun and Planetary Science
- Stellar Astrophysics
- Extragalactic Astrophysics and IGM
- Galactic Physics and ISM
- General Relativity and Gravitational Waves
- High Energy Astrophysics
All Ph.D. students pursuing research in the disciplines of Astronomy, Astrophysics, and related domains in India can register for YAM-2022. There is no fee for the conference. Participants who register will be notified about the decision of the SOC within September, 15.
Only students who are in or above the second year of Ph.D. program and those who would not have defended their thesis until August, 2022 are eligible to apply.
|Opens||01 August, 2022|
|Abstract Submission Deadline||31 August, 2022|
|Announcement of Participants||15 September, 2022|
|Meeting Dates||09-13 November, 2022|
Scientific Organizing committee
- Registration is open for all Ph.D. students (in or above the second year) registered in Indian Universities .
- There is no registration fee.
- Kindly fill the below linked form to register for the meeting.
Accommodation and Travel support
Outstation participants will be provided shared accommodation in the ARIES campus. Candidates also have the option to arrange accomodation in Hotels/Guest Houses in Nainital.
Travel support up to return 3AC train fare will be provided to Ph.D. students enrolled in the Universities upon providing valid journey tickets. Participants belonging to research institutes are requested to arrange support form their parent institute.
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