ISWI Newsletter - Vol.5 No.18
20 February 2013

Dear ISWI Participant:

I have been asked to circulate the following announcement. Please note the dead lines that are coming up soon.

It became clear at the 50th session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee Meeting of COPOUS (held from 11-22 February 2013) that several important programs are running under the UN umbrella in addition to ISWI. ILWS is another one.

Editor's Note: This is the second announcement. The first announcement can be found in ISWI Newsletter Vol.4, No118. All back issues are archived at Newsletter Archive
second announcement
for the ILWS-2013 Workshop on
"Space Weather Research with Space and Ground-based Observations",
24-28 June 2013 in Irkutsk, Russia

ILWS seeks global cooperation in space instrumentation for space weather studies ( and this is the fifth in a series of meetings.

The purpose of this workshop is to promote the science of the connected Sun-Earth system by bringing together members of the international scientific community. The workshop will showcase the science of the hosting region (Eastern Asia). Scientific sessions will encompass all areas of the Sun-Earth system science, including observations, theory, modeling and forecast, in particular addressing the current unusual solar cycle. There will be a special emphasis on the closer integration of ground- and space-based data, and a discussion on the current and upcoming national and international projects.

Abstracts will be considered with particular emphasis on the following session topics:

Session 1: From Sun to Earth - Solar Disturbances and their effects on Space Weather

Session 2: Filling the Heliosphere - The Influence of Energetic Particles on Terrestrial Systems

Session 3: The Long Term - How Space Weather Turns into Space Climate

Session 4: ILWS Challenges and Missions

Session 5: Radar Observations

Conference website is

Abstract SubmissionApril 30, 2013.
Visa ApplicationsApril 01, 2013.
Hotel ReservationApril 15, 2013.
Early Bird Registration (300 Euro)April 30, 2013.

Maybe you need a visa (click)
You must have an account (click)
Abstract Submission is open (click)
Hotel reservations and registration will be open not later than March 1, 2013

We look forward to seeing you in Irkutsk.
Anatoli Petrukovich (Space Research Institute, Moscow, Russia)
Geliy Zherebtsov (Chairman of the Scientific Council on Solar-Terrestrial Connections, Russian Academy of Sciences)

Most cordially yours,
George Maeda
Editor of ISWI Newsletter

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