XIII International Astronomy Olympiad
Organized by: Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica with the International Centre for Theoretical Physics
The XIII IAO is organized by the Astronomical Observatory of Trieste (dept. of Italian National Institute for Astrophysics) with the supervision of the IAO Coordinating Council.
It will be hosted by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), located 7 km north of the town center. The ICTP operates under a joint agreement between UNESCO, AIEA and the Italian Government.
Excursion to Venice
The Local Organizing Committee
Honorary Chairwoman: prof. emer. Margherita Hack, Trieste University
Honorary Chairman: prof. Stefano Cristiani, Trieste Astron.Obs. director
Chairman: Conrad Böhm, Trieste Astronomical Observatory
Secretary: Mrs. Gabriella Schiulaz, Astron.Obs.Trieste
Info e-mail address: email@example.com
Last update: July 7th, 2008
Past three Olympiads:
The 10th IAO, Beijing, 2005
The 11th IAO, Mumbai, 2006
The 12th IAO, Simeiz, 2007
Rules and application
A pre-application (short report) has to be sent to the Olymp.Comm. within June 8th.
The regular deadline for application is within July 13th.
If the short report is adopted not later than July, 13th, and the application is adopted not later than August, 10th:
Team fee: 495.– Euro/team
If the short report is adopted later than July, 13th, and the report and the application are adopted not later than August, 10th:
Team fee: 595.– Euro/team
participation fee covers the board, lodging, transportation,
excursions, sport, ceremonial, insurance and general organization
expenses Oct. 13th–21st.
Basketball tournament (3 vs. 3)
These activities shall take place, together with Trieste high school students, downtown at the Chiarbola sport hall (2.000 seats), courtesy of Trieste municipality. It is recommended to wear sport clothes and shoes suitable for wooden floor.
The climate is mild. In October, the average temperature is 15.3 deg.Celsius. Sometimes a very strong wind (Bora), blowing ENE, makes the temperature fall down to continental levels.
Olympic Committee address
Dr. Michael G. Gavrilov
ISSP of Russian Academy Of Sciences