Hotine-Marussi 2018

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Announcement and call for papers

The IX Hotine-Marussi Symposium Rome, June 18-22, 2018

Scientific Committee

P. Novák, M. Crespi, N. Sneeuw, F. Sansò, G. Blewitt, R. Pail, M. Hashimoto, M. Santos, R. Gross, D. Tsoulis, R. Čunderlík, M. Šprlák, K. Sośnica, J. Huang, R. Tenzer, A. Khodabandeh, S. Claessens, W. Kosek, K. Börger, Y. Tanaka, A. Dermanis, V. Michel

Local Organizing Committee

M. Crespi, A. Mazzoni, F. Fratarcangeli, R. Ravanelli, A. Mascitelli, M. Ravanelli, M. Di Tullio, V. Belloni, G. Savastano, A. Nascetti, G. Colosimo, E. Benedetti, M. Branzanti, M. Di Rita, P. Capaldo, F. Pieralice




Dear Colleagues and Friends,

It is both our privilege and pleasure to invite you to the IX Hotine-Marussi Symposium, which will be held at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy on June 18-22, 2018, under the scientific coordination of the Intercommission Committee on Theory (ICCT) of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG).

All details about the symposium, its scientific programe and venue are available at the symposium website.


Objectives

The main goals of the Symposium are aligned with the objectives of the ICCT:

  • advances in theoretical geodesy
  • developments in geodetic modelling and data processing in the light of the recent advances of the geodetic observing systems
  • connections and contribution exchanges between geodesy and other Earth sciences

In particular, all the topics regarding the activities of the ICCT Study Groups are of interest and related papers are strongly encouraged.

Further, also papers concerning other topics related to the possible interaction and mutual benefits between geodetic theory and methodology and other initiatives/projects involving Earth sciences (for example the Group on Earth Observation) are welcome.

Venue

The Symposium will be held at the Faculty of Engineering of the Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, in the ancient chiostro of the Basilica of S. Pietro in Vincoli, where the worldwide known Michelangelo's statue Moses is placed. The Symposium location is downtown Rome, at walking distance from the Colosseo, Fori Imperiali and many other famous archaeological sites and monuments.

Please, mind that June is a high-season tourist period in Rome, so that an early registration and accomodation booking is highly recommended.

Abstracts, presentations and papers

Abstracts should be prepared according to guidelines at the website of the symposium.

Deadline for submission is 18 February 2018.

Each abstract will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and its eventual acceptance will be notified by e-mail to the Corresponding Author by 25 March 2018.

Upon abstract submission, the Corresponding Author will need to indicate the preference for oral or poster presentation. However, the final decision for the presentation form will be taken by the Scientific Committee during the abstract review.

Guidelines for full paper submission for peer-review and related formatting instruction are available through the symposium website.

Accepted papers will be published by Springer as a volume of the official IAG Symposia Series.

Registration fees

Two kinds of registration fees are distinguished:

  • regular registration: 450 Euro
  • student registration: 250 Euro (confirmation of student status by supervisor required)
  • one-day registration: 100 Euro

An additional 50 Euro fee will be charged for late registration (after 1 April 2018).

The registration fees can be paid by bank transfer or credit card according to the information that is published on the Hotine-Marussi Symposium 2013 website. They include:

  • symposium proceedings
  • coffee breaks
  • night tour of the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel
  • social dinner

Social programme

The scientific programme will be complemented with a social one, including a tour in Rome and a social dinner. Moreover, a special session at the Accademia dei Lincei, the oldest scientific academy in the world established in 1603 by Federico Cesi, will be held on 19 June 2018. Its programme will consist of 6 invited talks focused on interactions of geodesy and

  • oceanography
  • glaciology
  • atmosphere
  • mathematics
  • solid Earth system structure from space
  • seismology


We look forward to welcome you in Rome!


P. Novák, M. Crespi, N. Sneeuw, F. Sansò