1st DUBAI ASTRONOMY & SPACE CONFERENCE 2019

Dubai Astronomy Group will be holding a one of its kind conference which enables its attendees to experience astronomy & space from a whole new perspective.

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18 – 20 April

Location

Al Thuraya Astronomy Center

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ABOUT DASC

Dubai Astronomy & Space Conference will be a common platform for leading researchers, scholars, scientists, professors, engineers, students and market leaders from all areas of Physics, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace engineering, Aeronautics, Computational Space Science and other related areas like Plasma Physics, Particle Physics, Astrophysics, Planetary Science etc. to share their ideas and thoughts for further development of space technologies.

The conference will run for 3 days, as well as morning and evening get-togethers. As you take in the program, attendees & speakers from vastly different fields will be able to brainstorm & draw inspiration from each other and bring forward new ideas to the table. It will allow global networking, transferring, and exchanging Ideas. This is a door for you to share your excitement in promoting new ideas, developments and innovations in Astronomy and Space Science.

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SPEAKERS

CEO/Founder, DAG

Hasan Ahmad Al Hariri


Professor, University of Dubai

Basim Al Lami


Chief Operations Manager, DAG

Sheeraz Ahmad Awan


Professor, American University of Sharjah

Nidhal Guessoum


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DASC SCHEDULE

DAY 1

09:00 – Welcome Note   with Hasan Al Hariri

09:15 – Celestial Threats to Planet Earth

10:00 – Discovering Minor Objects

10:45 – Break   Refreshments Provided

11:00 – Occultations of Minor Objects

13:00 – Lunch break   Lunch Provided

15:00 – Observatories and centers around the world

15:45 – Robotic Telescopes

16:30 – Break   Refreshments Provided

16:45 – Astrophotography Technology and Techniques

17:30 – Close day

DAY 2

21:00 – Stargazing Program   In The Desert

DAY 3

10:00 – Best practices to teach astronomy

10:45 – Careers in astronomy and space sciences

11:30 – Break   Refreshments Provided

11:45 – Dubai Astronomy Group and its projects

12:15 – Lunch Break   Lunch Provided

14:00 – Astronomy Awards

14:30 – Conference Closing

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ACTIVITIES AT THE CONFERENCE

Conference

The conference will the first thing and the main thing that will be presented to the attendees to start off their day by planting the ideas in their brains. The conference will include a talk presented by speakers from all around the worlds discussing content like astronomy, science, technology, occupations, astrophysics, & much more. Each talk will be around twenty minutes long. Participation in sessions on specific topics on which the conference is expected to achieve progress.

Gallery

Our Astro Gallery will be open & available throughout the whole event for you to explore. It will include facts, images, arts, & crafts to inspire you!

Workshops

The workshops will provide space for the attendees to bring forward their ideas and create them! Also get inspired by the work being done by other organizations and clubs in terms of astronomy & space.

Project Development

The project development section will bring new global projects to the table for participation, support and opportunities to astronomers from around the world. The conference will act as a seeding point for projects that can be presented, discussed and developed with the people that attend the programs.

Brainstorming Session

Do you have an idea that you would like to bring to the light? Then the Brainstorming Session is the perfect platform for you! It will enable you to share ideas with the speakers and high-profile organizations & companies that might be able to make your ideas come to life!

Stargazing Party

After a long day of events & conferences we will be giving the attendees the chance to kick-back and relax for the evening with a stargazing party. It will include telescope observation of celestial objects, sky mapping session, giveaways, & BBQ dinner.

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INFO

Accommodations

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SPONSORS

Thanks to our sponsors for making this event possible

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EVENT TICKETS

Includes lunch for 2 conference days and dinner for stargazing night, 2 coffee breaks per day, and handouts

AED 550

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Three Day Ticket

AED 225

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One Day Ticket

AED 350

For DAG Members

Three Day Ticket

AED 350

For Students

Three Day Ticket

AED 450

For Elderly/Special Needs

Three Day Ticket

DISCLAIMER: Accommodation, Flight Tickets, Pick-up, & Transportation will not be provided by Dubai Astronomy Group.

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INQUIRY

General Inquiries

Marketing Team

Sponsorship Inquiries

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