SOCHIAS XIV Annual Meeting 2017, Second Announcement.
Dear colleagues, below find some updated information regarding the upcoming meeting at Hotel Marbella, Maitencillo. January 23-27, 2017.
Patricio Rojo (LOC's chair)
+ Key Dates (UPDATED).
Registration is now open at http://www.sochias.cl/
: Early registration deadline.
: Oral contribution abstract submission deadline.
: Regular registration deadline.
: Student grant request deadline.
+ Invited Speakers.
We have a very exciting line up of invited speakers confirmed for the meeting:
Javier Alonso-Garcia (UAntof)
Joseph Anderson (ESO)
Claudio Caceres (UNAB)
Graeme Candlish (UV)
Keiichi Ohnaka (UCN)
Barbara Rojas-Ayala (UNAB)
Mario Soto (UdA)
Amelia Stutz (UdeC)
Mikko Tuomi (University of Hertfordshire)
Luis Chavarria (CONICYT)
+ Outreach activities.
+ SOCHIAS Board elections
Keep in mind that this year we will be holding elections for a new board. In a separate message, a call for candidates to promote themselves will be issued.
+ Student Travel Grants.
Accommodation at the conference hotel for about 90 students and some travel grants will be available. Priority will be given to those offering to contributed talks (preferred) and posters. Participants are invited to contribute to increase our funds for student participation and students are encouraged to also seek other sources of funding to allow for a broader student participation.
This event is possible thanks to the generous support of the ALMA-CONICYT Fund, project 31150016. We look forward to see you in beautiful Maitencillo!