International Meteor Conference (IMC 2012)
September 20, 2012 @ 12:00 am - September 23, 2012 @ 12:00 am EDT
International Meteor Conference 2012
September 20-23, 2012
La Palma Island, Canary, Spain
Every year, the International Meteor Organization (IMO) organizes the International Meteor Conference (IMC). This conference deals with all aspects of meteor observation as well as the underlying physics and is attended by more than 100 amateurs and professionals. This year IMO will hold the 31st IMC on La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain, in collaboration with the Astro Travels agency and the Cabildo local authority which will sponsor this event.
Besides its two days of conference presentations, the IMC 2012 will include an excursion to the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory (ORM) with a visit of three of its largest facilities, among which the Gran Telescopio de Canarias (GTC) currently the largest optical telescope
worldwide (10.4m diam). The registration fee for the conference is only 155 EUR and includes accommodation in the 4* apart-hotel Las Olas at the Atlantic black sand beach, full board buffet, the excursion, participation at the conference, proceedings and other surprises.
The geographic location of the Canary Islands might be of particular interest for participants from the other side of the Atlantic and also from other continents to attend this first IMC to be hold in Spain, while the exceptional natural beauty of the "La Isla Bonita" island deserves to consider an extra holiday. Some optional days before
the conference and attractive tours are available on the conference website: