9th ILEWG International Conference on Exploration and Utilisation of the Moon (ICEUM9/ILC2007)
First Announcement and Call for Abstracts
22-26 October, 2007, Sorrento, Italy
The 9th ILEWG International Conference on Exploration and Utilization of the Moon (ICEUM9-ILC2007) will be co-hosted by the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and the European Space Agency (ESA) during 22-26 October, 2007. The conference is sponsored by ASI, ESA & the International Lunar Exploration Working Group (ILEWG).
Late abstracts for invited talks or poster interactive presentations can still be submitted until 15 September 2007.
The main themes of the conference will be organised in various sessions:
The preliminary program will be placed on these pages (http://sci.esa.int/iceum9)
International Programme Committee co-chairs
J. Wu (China), S. Di Pippo (ASI), M. Wargo (NASA) and B.H. Foing (ILEWG/ESA)
Programme Committee Members
B. Foing, S. Hovland, M. Coradini, R. Walker (ESA), M.Wargo, J. Garvin, J. L. Green (NASA, USA), S. Di Pippo, S. Espinasse (ASI,I), J.-P. Swings (B), R. Jaumann, B. Feuerbacher (DLR,D), F. Spiero, J.-J. Favier (CNES,F), D. Parker (STFC, UK), C. Pieters, M. Duke, S. Saunders, S. Durst, L. Taylor, G. Taylor, C. Neal (USA), Wu J., Zhang W., Hao X., Ye S., Ouyang Z. (China), H. Mizutani, Y. Takizawa, M. Kato, K. Matsumoto (Japan), E. Galimov, A. Basilevsky, G. Polishuk (Russia), N. Bhandari, J.N. Goswami (India), R. Richards, C. Sallaberger, D. Kendall (Canada), T. Krovel, M. Battler, Y. Takahashi, A. Grinberg, R. Kobrick (Young Lunar Explorers), A. Coradini, E. Flamini, C. Barbieri, E. Vallerani (I), M. Grande (EGU/Europlanet), R.M. Bonnet (COSPAR), J. Zimmerman (IAF), J. Burke (ISU)
Local Organisation Committee
S. Espinasse (LOC chair, ASI), M. Ercoli, S. Arena, M. Salatti, G. Sangiovanni, C. Del Vecchio Blanco (ASI, I)
The ILEWG9 conference will take place at Sorrento, easily reachable from Naples and Pompeii, Vesuvio and overlooking the bay of Naples. More information for logistics (accommodation, transportation, weather) will be provided soon.
Hotel Accommodation and Booking
The Hilton Sorrento Palace hotel kindly provides rooms to participants of the ICEUM9 conference at a special rate. For booking, please use the "Hilton Sorrento Booking Form" under documentation in the right-hand side of this page. For additional hotel information please see the Hilton Sorrento Palace website.
All room rates are:
Registration Forms and Fees
To register for the ICEUM9 conference, please use the "Registration Payment Form" that is available here under the documentation on the right-hand side. The filled in form shall be sent to RUSSO TRAVEL S.r.l. (Tel. +39 081 8775202, Fax. +39 081 8781017, e-mail: marco.congressirussotravel.it)
In addition to registering please also provide the details for your participation at the conference using the "Conference Participation Form" that is available under the documentation in the right-hand side navigation. The completed form should be sent by email to the address: iceum9rssd.esa.int.
The registration fee includes attendance to all sessions, roundtables, coffee breaks and lunches, welcome cocktail reception, farewell dinner, and the brochure of Abstract and Program.
Invitation will be issued on request for the purpose of obtaining VISA for Italy if needed.
Sponsorship and Student Support
For sponsorship and for applying for support, please use the "Conference Participation Form" and send it to the address: iceum9rssd.esa.int.
Please use the abstract template - available from the right hand side navigation under documentation - and submit it before 10 July 2007 through the online webform "Abstract Submission ICEUM9" which is also linked from the right hand side. Please make sure that before uploading your abstract, the incorporated images have been compressed.
Preliminary Overall Agenda