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Solar Wind 11 / SOHO 16

Connecting Sun and Heliosphere

12-17 June 2005

Whistler, Canada

First Announcement

The Solar Wind 11 / SOHO 16 conference will take place in Whistler, Canada, June 12-17, 2005. The purpose of this conference is to establish our state of knowledge in the relevant fields of solar and heliospheric physics and to determine the prime scientific challenges that will face us during the next few years.

The conference will have six sessions:

Particle acceleration in the Sun and heliosphere
Tutorial Lecture: Joe Giacalone
Invited Speakers: Hillary Cane, Allan Tylka, May-Britt Kallenrode
Acceleration and heating of solar plasma
Tutorial Lecture: Tom Holzer
Invited Speakers: Boris Gudiksen, Aad van Ballegooijen, Eckart Marsch
Connecting CMEs and ICMEs
Tutorial Lecture: Peter Cargill
Invited Speakers: Nancy Crooker
Magnetic field transport from the Sun to the heliosphere
Tutorial Lecture: Karel Schrijver
Invited Speakers: Len Fisk, Neil Sheeley, Yuhong Fang
Interaction of the Sun with the galaxy
Tutorial Lecture: Ed Stone
Invited Speakers: Tom Krimigis, Vladimir Florinski
Future Missions
Invited Speakers: Dave McComas, Thomas Moore, Richard Marsden, Bob Lin, Bill Liu

The conference will take place at the Westin Resort & Spa Whistler, where we have arranged for a block reservation at special room rates.

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