XMM-Newton-NEWS  #93,    29-Jun-2009

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XMM-Newton Workshop "Supersoft X-ray Sources - New Developments":
presentations available on-line

The Workshop "Supersoft X-ray Sources - New Developments" (see issue #80 of the XMM-Newton Newsletter) took place at the European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC) near Madrid from the 18th to the 20th of May 2009. About fifty astronomers from Europe, USA and Japan attended the workshop. The workshop organising committee received many positive remarks about the meeting from the participants. The success of the workshop reflected a carefully chosen and focused scientific program that caught the interest of several of the specialists in the field.

Presentations of the Workshop and the group picture are now available on-line at:


Refereed workshop proceedings will be published as a regular issue of "Astronomische Nachrichten (Astronomical Notes)" in spring 2010. Workshop participants have been contacted and asked to submit their contributions by 31st of July 2009.

Conference "X-ray Astronomy 2009: Present status, multiwavelength approach, and future perspectives":
list of talks available and early registration deadline

As announced in issue #86 of the XMM-Newton Newsletter, the conference "X-ray Astronomy 2009: Present status, multiwavelength approach, and future perspectives" will be held on 2009 September 7-11 in Bologna, Italy.

The provisional list of invited and contributed talks is now available.

Deadline for registration with reduced fee is July 1st. Due to the limited capacity of the conference hall, those interested in the meeting should register as soon as possible. After July 1st, registration may have to be closed.

Deadline for hotel booking is June 30th.

More information is given at the conference web site at:


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