The conference, dedicated to the centennial anniversary of the chief designer of the BTA Bagrat K. Ioannisiani will be held on 10-13 October 2011
at the Special Astrophysical Observatory of Russian Academy of Sciences in the scientific settlement Nizhnii Arkhyz in the North Caucasus.
The conference aims to make a synthesis of the current state and prospects of the scientific research and development of ground-based optical facilities and mounted instruments. We are planning to welcome about 50 to 60 participants. The abstracts and conference materials will be published.
The conference will be held in Russian, an English translation is available upon request. Foreign speakers are welcome to present their reports and speeches in English.
Pre-registration until 10 August 2011.
Submission of abstracts (papers) until 10 August 2011.
A full list of reports, accepted by the conference organizing committee will be published on 15 August 2011 at the conference website, and the final conference programme will be compiled and presented on 15 September 2011. The programme could be changed in case any reports are cancelled.