Second Announcement,     16-Jan-2012     

Galaxy Clusters as Giant Cosmic Laboratories

ESAC, Spain, 21st - 23rd May 2012

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Registration and abstract submission open

As announced in a previous issue of the XMM-Newton Newsletter

    XMM-Newton Workshop: 1st Announcement

the XMM-Newton Science Operations Centre of the European Space Agency is organising an astrophysical workshop

Galaxy Clusters as Giant Cosmic Laboratories

from Monday 21st to Wednesday 23rd May 2012
at the European Space Astronomy Centre
Madrid, Spain

Registration and abstract submission for this workshop are now open.

The deadline for abstract submission is Friday the 2nd of March 2012. About 3-4 weeks later, decision about accepted presentations will be communicated. The registration deadline is the 27th of April 2012.

Currently confirmed invited speakers are:

Stefano BorganiUniversity of Trieste, Italy
Klaus DolagUniversity Observatory Munich, Germany
Alastair EdgeUniversity of Durham, UK
Stefano EttoriINAF, Bologna, Italy
Henk HoekstraLeiden Observatory, The Netherlands
Andisheh MahdaviSan Francisco State University, CA, USA
Kyoko MatsushitaTokyo University of Science, Japan
Ben MaughanHH Wills Physics Laboratory, Bristol, UK
Brian McNamaraUniversity of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Joseph MohrLMU/MPE, Munich, Germany
Paul NulsenCfA, Cambdridge, MA, USA
Jelle de PlaaSRON, The Netherlands
Etienne Pointecouteau     CESR Toulouse, France
Piero RosatiESO, Garching, Germany
Huub RottgeringLeiden Observatory, The Netherlands
Eduardo RozoUniversity of Chicago, USA

More information and links to abstract submission and registration forms are available at the workshop website:



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