When? Deadline
13 January 2014 Grant requests
17 January 2014 Grant requests
21 March 2014 Abstract submission
28 March 2014 Abstract submission for talks
4 April 2014 Notification of abstract acceptance
16 April 2014 Abstract submission for posters
16 April 2014 Closing of registrations
30 June 2014 Manuscript submission


Registration fee: 320 euros (students: 100 euros)

The registration fee covers one volume of the conference proceedings (to be published by Cambridge University Press), the conference dinner, coffee-breaks and a welcome cocktail.

Grant request: a limited amount of funding is available from IAU for supporting students and qualified scientists to whom only limited means of support are available.

If you want to apply for IAU funding, please fill the form available on IAU-GRANT-APPLICATION and send it to no later than January 13th, 2014 January 17th, 2014. Please state clearly in your email the itens covered by your request (e.g. travel, accommodation).

If you request funding, you must submit your abstract no later than January 13th, 2014 January 17th, 2014.

The deadline for IAU grant requests has long passed. Nevertheless, in case additional funds become available, registration fee waivers can be issued (as reimbursements). If you want your name to be added to the waiting list for these waivers, please write a request explaining your situation to:

Registration form

Registration is now closed.

In exceptional cases, we may accept late registrations. Please, write a request explaining your situation to


The book of abstracts is available here. A few hardcopies can be provided upon request.

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Currently the manuscripts for the proceedings are being collected. Keep in mind that the submission date: 30th June 2014!

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The presentations will be available online. For this, permission of the speakers is necessary and this will be worked out at a later moment.

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