The program of the meeting will consist of
two parts :
I. Scientific Conference Covering the
Following Topics Relevant to the IHY :
- Solar Physics
and solar drivers of geoeffective events,
- Solar wind and Heliosphere,
- Magnetosphere and Ionosphere,
- High Atmosphere,
- Weather and climate,
- Seismic activity,
- Experimental methods,
- Space Weather impacts on technologies and humans.
- To coordinate the observational, scientific
and educational activities related to the IHY.
C. Briand, N. Gopalswamy, I. Hiei, A.
Hofmann*, J.-P. Rozelot, J. Singh, B. Vrsnak
* not confirmed
English will be the official language of the
meeting. No translation service will be provided.
Invited reviews are limited to 40 min and
oral presentations are 15 min. All followed by 5 min discussion.
Computer aided presentations will be possible.
The proceedings will be published as a
special issue of "Sun and Geosphere" - the new international
journal of our regional network. Instructions for preparing the
camera-ready papers will be given in the Final Announcement.
The total length must not exceed 8 pages for an Invited Review,
6 pages oral contributions and 4 pages for the posters.
The meeting will take place in the
Sural Garden Hotel in Manavgat, which is 50 Km east of
The attractive surroundings provide an early
summer vacation opportunity for the conference participants.
Travel and Visa
Antalya is one of the most famous touristic
cities of Turkey. Many international (direct, connected and
mostly charter) flights arrive in Antalya International Airport
from many key locations around the world. We recommend to all
participants to reach Antalya by plane. Transfers between
airport and meeting site will be organized by the LOC and will
be announced later.
The budget of the Meeting is limited.
However, funding by the INTAS has been applied for to support a
number of scientists from formerly Soviet Union countries.
Depending on the available budget, also some other participants
may be partially funded, namely by waiving the registration fee.
Please fill the Registration Form and specify precisely what
kind of support you would need and estimate the respective
The full registration fee is 150 $ per
person. This fee entitles participants to attend the conference
sessions, to receive the Abstract book and Programme brochure.
It also includes morning and afternoon refreshments during the
conference, the informal Welcome Party and the excursion to the
archeological sites. The registration fee for accompanying
persons is 30 $ per person. This fee covers the Welcome Party,
and the excursion to the archeological sites.
Participants will be asked to fill in the
Booking & Payment Form
properly. Put down your requests and count the final sum of your
payment following the instructions. Choose the way of payment
you prefer. If you decide to pay by credit card, which we
encourage, indicate in the Booking & Payment form. The other
accepted form of payment is by bank transfer made directly to
the bank in Istanbul quoting the name of the participant:
Yapi Kredi Bank, Beyoglu Branch, Istanbul, Turkey
: DERTUR Tours and Travel
number : 3007426-0
(Swift Code) : YAPITRIS015
All payments (for the fee and accommodation)
must be free of bank charges to the receiver, i.e., all bank
charges must be met by the remitter, including those imposed by
the beneficiary's agents. This must be explicitly stated when
authorizing the bank transfer order.
No guarantees can be provieded unless it is
accompanied by the deposit inclusive of the registration fee and
one night accommodation per room. The deposit should be paid
until 31 January 2006 and the balance should be paid by 10 March
2006. No refund will be made.
Accommodation will be available in the same
hotel. Room rates are 55 USD per person per night in a double
bedded room (single supplement 21 USD, e.g. if you wish to stay
single) and 110 USD for two persons per night. May not be
guarantee the same hotel with the same price after 01 February
2006. The reservations can be made at other hotels if the main
hotel is not available.
Please specify the roommate's name to avoid
Welcome Party will take place on Wednesday
evening, March 29, 2006 in the Sural
Garden Hotel. Excursions to archeological
sites will be organized on Friday
afternoon, March 31, 2006.
Weather in Antalya in March and April is
usually pleasant; the temperature is about
12 -16 C. Nights are cooler; rain, if any,
should not last long. You are advised to
bring light casual clothes, and a sweater or
jacket for the evenings.
Calendar of Events
registration: January 31, 2006
application for financial support: January 31, 2006
Information on support:
February 20, 2006
Deadline for abstracts
and payment of the basic fee: January 31, 2006
March 10, 2006
Local and travel arrangements, registration,
and payments: Der-Tur Tours & Travel, Istiklal Cad. Galatasaray
Ishani, No:230, 34430, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 249 8127, fax:+90 212 243
52 67, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org