Program of the conference

The format of invited talks is 30 minutes + 10 minutes for questions.
Contributed talks are 15 minutes + 5 minutes for questions.

Posters will be on display throughout the duration of the conference.
Program of the conference - PDF VERSION
Abstract book of the conference - PDF VERSION
The presentations from the conference are available here.

Monday, 17th September 2012
16:30 – 19:30 Registration desk open at Tulip Inn Putnik Belgrade Hotel
Tuesday, 18th September 2012
09:00-09:30 Registration desk open at Tulip Inn Putnik Belgrade Hotel
09:30-10:00 Z. Knežević Opening address
10:00-10:15 S. Samurović The Belissima project
10:15-10:55 A.N. Ramaprakash Can small beat the big?
10:55-11:25 Coffee break
11:25-11:45 M. Weber The STELLA robotic observatory on Tenerife
11:45-12:05 L. Leedjärv Small is beautiful - experience and plans of the Tartu Observatory
12:05-12:25 V. Perdelwitz Astronomical Fourier Transform Spectroscopy at the Hamburg Observatory
12:25-12:45 M. Bogosavljević Vidojevica status report 2012
12:45-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-15:10 F. Grundahl SONG is starting to sing
15:10-15:30 I. Vince An Echelle Spectrograph for Milanković Telescope
15:30-15:50 G. Szabo Follow-up lucky imaging observations of Kepler targets
15:50-16:20 Coffee break
16:20-17:00 T. Bonev New modes of observation at the 2-m telescope of Rozhen observatory: parameters of the instruments and first results
17:00-17:40 (N.N.) Panel Discussion: Telescopes and Instrumentation
Wednesday, 19th September 2012
09:15-09:55 P. Pravec Asteroid properties from photometric observations: Constraining non-gravitational processes in asteroids
09:55-10:15 F. Hessman The Search for Circumbinary Exoplanets
10:15-10:35 T. Pribulla Eclipsing binaries - precise clocks to discover exoplanets
10:35-11:05 Coffee break
11:05-11:45 A. Milani Surveys with innovative one-meter telescopes: asteroids,debris...
11:45-12:05 A. Zakharov Exoplanet searches with gravitational microlensing
12:05-12:25 L. Eyer GAIA follow-up (via Skype)
12:25-13:00 (N.N.) Panel Discussion: Science (part I)
13:00-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-15:10 L. Kiss Affordable Doppler velocities to 50 m/s with sub-meter telescopes
15:10-15:30 R. Pavlović From the first CCD measurements of double stars at Vidojevica towards speckleinterferometry
15:30-15:50 D. Urošević Optical detection of the emission nebulae in nearby galaxies
15:50-16:10 T. Petrushevska Search for lensed supernovae by massive galaxy clusters with the 2.5 m Nordic Optical Telescope
16:10-16:40 Coffee break
16:40-17:20 P. Heinzel Observations and modeling of stellar flares
17:20-18:00 (N.N.) Panel discussion: Science (part II)
20:00-22:00 Conference dinner at SOKOJ restaurant (fee 20 euros)
Thursday, 20th September 2012
09:15-09:55 T. Brown LCOGT: A World-wide Network of Robotic Telescopes
09:55-10:15 D. Denisenko Results and Perspectives of the MASTER Robotic Telescopes Network
10:15-10:35 Z. Ioannou The 2012 AE Aqr Multiwavelegth Campaign
10:35-11:05 Coffee break
11:05-11:45 G. Djorgovski Exploration of the Time Domain
11:45-12:05 N. Giakoumidis Simulating a Global Robotic Telescope Network
12:05-12:40 (F. Hessman) Panel Discussion: Networked telescopes, networked science
12:40-13:00 P. Bendjoya Centre Pedagogique Planete Univers: C2PU
13:00-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-15:10 O. Atanacković Astronomy education and popularization in Serbia
15:10-15:50 (N.N.) Panel Discussion: Education, public outreach and popularization of astronomy
15:50-16:20 Coffee break
16:20-17:00 G. Longo Astroinformatics, virtual observatory and web 2.0
17:00-17:40 (N.N.) Panel Discussion - Astroinformatics
Friday, 21st September 2012
09:15-09:55 P. Battinelli Asymptotic Giant Branch stars
09:55-10:10 D. Ilić Long term optical monitoring of AGN
10:10-10:25 E. Bon First Spectroscopically resolved orbit of a supermassive black hole binary
10:25-10:40 O. Latković Modeling of Interacting Binary Systems
10:40-10:55 O. Vince The DWARF project: Vidojevica
10:55-11:25 Coffee break
11:25-12:05 J. Kubat Mass-loss rates of hot stars
12:05-12:45 (N.N.) Panel Discussion "Future Science"
12:45-13:15 (N.N.) Conference Summary and closing remarks
17:00 – 19:00 Reception at Astronomical Observatory Belgrade
(meeting time for transportation to AOB will be announced)
POSTERS (Tue – Fri)
J. Aleksić Popularization of astronomy through robotic telescopes and virtual observatories
V. Čadež Peculiarities of ionospheric response to Solar eruptive events
G. Damljanović Possibilities of ICRF2 ERS Observations using ASV 60cm telescope
I. Di Varano Long time series observations from Antarctica with ICE-T
M. Gharamti Planets and Galaxies from Monopole Clusters
F. Hessman The MONET Image Processing Curriculum for High Schools
M. Jovanović PARSES/FERRE pipeline for determining the stellar parameters
M. Jurković Cepheids with STELLA telescope
S. Kohl Lucky imaging at the Oskar-Luehning-Telescope in the near infrared wavelength range
P. Kostić Analysis of Galactic chemical evolution model compatible with measurements of interstellar deuterium abundance
D. Lukić Astro climate: Astronomical Station Vidojevica
I. Milić Astronomy department in Petnica Science Center
S. Milisavljević Proximity calculation and changing of distance function
S. Ninković Astronomy Olympiads - A challenge for future scientists
T. Prodanović Communicating Astronomy With the Public: Why and How Should We Do It
O. Suarez EduCosmos - secondary students in the focus
B. Surlan Modeling of resonance line in inhomogeneous hot star winds
S. Tomić Detection of a 1.59 h period in the B supergiant star HD 202850
V. Trajkovska Astronomy in the media in Serbia
PSC students MONECOM - A Collaborative Balkan School Project
The sessions are as follows :
  1. the solar system
  2. stellar astrophysics
  3. galactic and extragalactic astronomy
  4. transient phenomena
  5. astroinformatics, Virtual Observatory and computer modeling
  6. surveys and follow-ups
  7. networking, robotic telescopes and instrumentation
  8. education, public outreach and popularization of astronomy

Poster     Conference poster (print quality A3 format)
can be retrieved at the following link.

Wednesday, 19th of September:
  Conference dinner at SOKOJ restaurant (1 person fee = 20 EUR (drinks included)).

Friday, 21st of September:
  Reception at the Astronomical Observatory in Belgrade (free of charge):
   Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of the Observatory.