IAU Symposium 291
Neutron Stars and Pulsars: Challenges and Opportunities after 80 years

IAU General Assembly XXVIII — 20-31 August 2012, Beijing, China

Scientific Organising Committee

  • Sarah Buchner (Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Obs., Hartebeesthoek, Sth Africa)
  • Yashwant Gupta (National Centre for Astrophysics, Pune, India)
  • Jinlin Han (National Astronomical Observatories, Beijing, China)
  • Rick Jenet (University of Texas at Brownsville, USA)
  • Vicky Kaspi (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
  • Michael Kramer (Max Planck Institut für Radioastronomie, Bonn, Germany)
  • Maura McLaughlin (West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA)
  • Dick Manchester (CSIRO Astronomy & Space Science, Sydney, Australia) (Co-Chair)
  • Andreas Reisenegger (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile)
  • Roger Romani (Stanford University, USA)
  • Shinpei Shibata (Yamagata University, Japan)
  • Marten van Kerkwijk (University of Toronto, Canada)
  • Joeri van Leeuwen (ASTRON, The Netherlands)
  • Nina Wang (Xinjiang Astronomical Observatory, China)
  • Renxin Xu (Peking University, Beijing, China) (Co-Chair)
  • Silvia Zane (University College, London, UK)

Editor of Proceedings:

  • Joeri van Leeuwen (ASTRON, The Netherlands)

Coordinating IAU Division:

  • Division XI (Space and High Energy Astrophysics)

Supporting IAU Divisions:

  • Division I (Fundamental Astronomy)
  • Division V (Variable Stars)
  • Division VI (Interstellar Matter)
  • Division VII (Galactic System)
  • Division X (Radio Astronomy)