XMM-NEWTON NEWS #17,    31-Oct-2001

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Dear Colleagues,

New Visions of the X-Ray Universe
in the XMM-Newton and Chandra era
26 - 30 Nov., 2001, ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

Please, find below further details on the planning of this symposium:

The scientific programme for the symposium has now been made available, see http://www.estec.esa.nl/conferences/01C12/

The detailed schedule for the symposium will be announced shortly. Please note that the programme has been extended to accommodate a larger than expected number of abstracts received. The symposium is now expected to end at around 15:30 on November 30th.

The symposium web page provides further news items of interest to participants.

Both poster and oral contributed papers will be published in the symposium proceeding, which will appear as an ESA Special Publication. All authors of accepted presentations will be contacted shortly by the editor (Fred Jansen) informing them about text templates, submission procedures and deadlines.

With best regards,
The XMM-Newton SOC.