Black Hole conference in Kathmandu

An international conference on "Accretion and Outflow in Black Hole Systems" is going to be held in Kathmandu starting October 11 2010. The conference will finish on October 15. The conference deals with the understanding of the process of accretion onto the central black hole and outflows from the system (including the jet formation) in BH binaries, AGNs and GRBs.

More than 130 professor/scientist/research student participants from India, Iceland, Italy, USA, France, Napoli, Germany, Chile, UK, Iran, Poland, The Netherlands, Pakistan, Czech Republic, Israel, Japan, Russia, Spain, South Afr
ica, and China will gather in Kathmandu for the conference. There will be a total of 62 oral presentations and 39 poster presentation in the conference.

The conference is jointly organized by the Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (INAF), the Osservatorio Astronomico of Roma (INAF/OAR), the Italian Space Agency and its Data Center (ASI/ADSC), the Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica (INAF/IASF Bologna), the Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center (Warsaw), and the Central Department of Physics (CDP) of Tribhuvan University (Kathmandu).

Details of the program, to be held in Hotel Radisson, can be found here.

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