Second Announcement

 International Conference on Solar Eruptive Events
The conference will focus solar eruptive events  observed by multi-spacecraft 
and ground based instruments to gain a complete picture. The conference will 
also deal with related issues such as theory and modeling of solar eruptions, 
coupling with the magnetosphere, interplanetary scintillations and solar wind 
composition during the eruptive events. The broad topics are: 

1. Origin of CMEs, Flares and Prominence Eruptions 

2. Coronal and Interplanetary Shocks 

3. Solar Energetic Particles 

4. Composition of CME-related Solar Wind 

5. CMEs, Interplanetary Ejecta and Magnetic Clouds 

6. Interplanetary Scintillations 

When: March 6-9, 2000
Where: Center for Solar Physics and Space Weather, Department of Physics, The 
Catholic University of America (CUA), Washington DC 20064 (see for directions).

Tentative program outline: Monday, March 06: 8 am to 5:30 pm: Registration. 9:00 am to 5:30 pm: Scientific sessions 12:30 to 2:00 pm: Lunch and Poster viewing Tuesday, March 07: 12:30 to 2:00 pm: Lunch and Poster viewing 9:00 am to 5:30 pm: Scientific sessions Wednesday, March 08 9:00 am to 5:30 pm: Scientific sessions 12:30 to 2:00 pm: Lunch and Poster viewing 6:00 pm to 7 pm social hour 7:00 pm to 10 pm: Banquet Thursday, March 09 9:00 am to 5:30 pm: Scientific sessions 12:30 to 2:00 pm: Lunch and Poster viewing Tentative list of Invited Speakers: J.-L. Bougeret * A. Tylka A. Galvin R. Moore I. Richardson P. K. Manoharan N. Crooker * S. Antiochos Z. Mikic * D. Rust R. Howard O. C. St. Cyr Y. Hanaoka H. Hudson D. Webb S. Kahler E. Cliver K. L. Klein J. Green M. Reiner L. Burlaga * J. Gosling * O. Engvold * G. Mann * B. C. Low * B. Thompson V. Pizzo * M. Pick * ... * To be confirmed Registration: A registration fee of $ 150 will be charged which covers (i) breakfasts, (ii) lunches, (iii) banquet, (iv) coffee breaks and (v) a copy of JGR issue containing the articles presented in the conference. Participants can register on line. However, the payment has to be mailed (as check or money order in US dollars), payable to "CUA Physics" to the following address: Gail Hershey, Department of Physics, 200 Hannan Hall, The Catholic University of America, Washington DC 20064 by November 30, 1999. No exceptions please. If you have any questions, please (phone: 1-202-319-5315). Abstract: Abstracts of invited, contributed and poster papers must be submitted before November 30 1999 via the web site If you have any difficulty in submitting your abstract, please contact Accommodation: The most convenient hotel to CUA is the Quality Inn in College Park, Maryland (only 5 miles away from CUA and has a Metro station 4 blocks away). Quality Inn has agreed to a concession rate for the participants ($69 +tax for a double room and $85 + tax for suites; free continental breakfast). We have blocked 20 double rooms and 5 suites. Please call 1-301-864-5820 (or 1-800-555-7455) to make reservations. e-mail: Contact person: Sara Radjou. There is a list of other hotels near CUA. Equipment: The conference will be held in the Karl F. Herzfeld Auditorium, Hannan Hall. There are several class rooms nearby for group meetings. All modern projection facilities are available. If you need any special equipment, please contact Dr. A. Lara ( Meals: Continental breakfasts and refreshments during breaks will be provided near the Karl F. Herzfeld Auditorium (Monday through Thursday). Buffet lunches will be available (included in your registration fee) in the Caldwell Auditorium. The banquet (Wednesday evening) will also be in the Caldwell Auditorium (also included in your registration fee). Parking: Plenty of parking is available near Hannan Hall. No Parking fee will be charged. Financial assistance: We may be able to provide local support to a small number of non-US participants, if they can get travel support from elsewhere.

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