The Brazilian institutions Laboratorio Nacional de Astrofisica / MCT, Instituto de Astronomia Geofisica e Ciencias Atmosfericas / USP, and the Instituto do Milenio Megalit are pleased to announce a workshop on Optical and Infrared Astronomical Instrumentation for Modern Telescopes to be held at the Convention Center of the Hotel do Bosque, Angra dos Reis, Brazil, on November 16-20, 2003.
The workshop will focus on optical and infrared instruments for large and medium class telescopes, giving special attention on projects involving Gemini Observatory and SOAR Telescope but contributions concerning instrumentation for other telescopes are well come.
Apart from instrumentation issues the workshop will also deal with the science to be done with the current and next generation instruments and telescopes.
Some topics that will be addressed are:
General information and registration forms are available on the workshop web page: http://www.lna.br/~oiainstr/