The 2019 Scientific Assembly of the Astronomical Society of the Republic of China (ASROC2019) will be held at National Museum of Natural Science on May 17 (Friday) – 19 (Sunday), 2019. The meeting will include plenary talks, scientific and educational sessions, poster presentations, and a business meeting. The featured plenary speakers are Dr. Di Li from NAOC (Title: From Arecibo to FAST: The Kinship between Impossible Dreams), Prof. Masaki Fujimoto from ISAS/JAXA (Title: Hayabusa2 and JAXA's small body exploration program), and Director-General Wei-hsin Sun from NMNS (Title: Creativity is Everywhere - Combining Research, Education, and Promotion for Novel Styles of Learning).
This is an annual event for all astronomers and astrophysicists in Taiwan to present their most recent discoveries and observations, to report their latest research results, to exchange ideas, and to organize collaborations. Oral presentations and conference posters in all areas of astronomy and astrophysics are solicited. It is also an excellent venue for students, in particular graduate students, to present their research findings or progress from their thesis studies.
For her/his distinguished contribution to astronomical research.
For her/his outstanding contribution to astronomy education and popularization of astronomy
A competition for the Best Poster Award among student presentations will be held during the annual meeting.