The Nuclear Region, Host Galaxy and Environment of Active Galaxies


Dear Colleagues:
 This is the SECOND announcement of the Symposium:
 "The Nuclear Region, Host Galaxy and Environment of Active Galaxies:
 A Symposium to celebrate the 60th birthday of Deborah Dultzin-Hacyan"
 organized by the Instituto de Astronomia (UNAM), to be held on April
 18 to 20, 2007 in Huatulco, Mexico. The Symposium will cover topics
 ranging from the nearest environment of the black hole, to
 the environment of the host galaxies of AGN.
 SOC: Virginia Trimble (USA), Iraida Pronik (Crimea),
 Catherine Boisson (France), Elena Terlevich (UK, Mexico),
 Josefa Masegosa (Spain), Irene Cruz-Gonzalez (Mexico),
 Elena Pian (Italy), Sueli Viegas (Brazil),
 Dawei Xu (China), Erika Benitez (chair, Mexico)
  The venue of the meeting will be the Hotel Gala Beach Resort.
 The Hotel is located in Huatulco, a beautiful beach town at the
 Pacific Ocean. We have made arrangements with the Hotel Gala
 in order to have special fares for people registered before
 February 9th, 2007. For further information please visit the WEB-page:
 The organizers recommend  all participants to check the VISA-agreement
 between Mexico and the respective country of origin.
 In some cases it is necessary to prepare documents 3 months in advance.
 For more information you can visit:
                              ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
 Colleagues interested in contributing to the Symposium are asked to
 register and submit an abstract summarizing their research. The
 Scientific Committee will select the participants among all abstracts
 received, and will choose the abstracts to be presented in oral or
 poster sessions.
 IMPORTANT:  The deadline for abstract submission is January 5th 2007.
 All registration material should be submitted before the
 abstract deadline, so the organizers can make prompt decisions
 concerning acceptance of abstracts.

Invited Talks (confirmed):

 Suzy Collin --- Historical Review
 Luc Binette --- Dust in Quasars: how it may affect the UV energy distribution?
 Jack Sulentic --- Our Search for an HR Diagram of Quasars
 Vahe Petrosian -- -Plasma around Black Holes
 Megan Urry --- Theoretical Review
 Esko Valtaoja --- Blazars Review
 Thaisa Storchi-Bergmann --- Observational Review
 Martin C. Gaskell --- What Variability of Non-Blazar AGNs is Telling Us
 Isabel Marquez --- Feedback between Host Galaxy and Nuclear Activity
 Paola Marziani --- BLR in Quasars
 Manolis Plionis --- Active Galaxies's Environment
 Steffi Komossa --- NLS1 Galaxies
 Roberto Cid-Fernandez --- Circumnuclear Starbursts
 Please forward this announcement to your colleagues.
 Best regards,
Dr. Erika Benitez
Instituto de Astronomia
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

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