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9th EAMA
9th EAMA "Cooperation on Current and Future Astronomy"
Oct. 14-18, NCU, Jhongli, Taiwan

East Asian Meeting on Astronomy

astronomers-based cooperation in East Asia since 1990

EAMA Working Policies

  • Promote cooperation of astronomy in East Asia
  • Promote mutual understanding and exchange
  • Promote realistic and effective cooperation
  • Organize symposium regularly (once a 3years)
  • Organize working groups
  • Target: East Asian Observatory in future
2013 "Cooperation on Current and Future Astronomy" Jhongli, Taiwan
140 attendants
2010 "East Asian Network on Astronomy" Shanghai, China
100 attendants
2007 "East Asian Network of Astronomy: Research, Education and Popularization" Fukuoka, Japan
140 attendants
2004 "Asian View of Cooperation in Astronomy" Seoul, Korea
130 attendants from four core regions
EACOA and future EAO were proposed
2001 "EAMA Core Meeting" Taipei, Taiwan
60 attendants from four core regions
Future direction of EAMA. Formed the EAMA Coordination WG.
1999 "Observational Astrophysics in Asia and its Future" Yunnan, China
118 attendants from 13 Asian countries
Discussed cooperation on telescope/instruments in EA
1995 "Ground-Based Astronomy in Asia" Tokyo, Japan
215 attendants from 13 countries and 210 papers
Attempt to extend to other Asian countries...found it difficult
1992 "Millimeter-Wave and Infrared Astronomy" Daejon, Korea
100 astronomers from Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, USA
Active exchange including many graduate students
1990 "Star Forming Regions" Huanshian, China
50 from China, 15 from Japan, 3 from Korea Awareness of importance of the cooperation in EA

EAMA Huanshian, China
1990 黄山会議, Organized by Liu Cai-pin, Norio Kaifu