EDP Sciences and Astronomy & Astrophysics (A&A) are excited to announce their involvement in the following key events being held at the XXIX General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in Honolulu.

Scholarly Publication in Astronomy: Evolution or Revolution?

Room 320, Hawaii Convention Center
Wednesday 5 August 2015

Agnès Henri, Publishing Director of EDP Sciences and João Alves, Letters Editor-in-Chief of A&A will both be presenting at the focus group on Scholarly Publication in Astronomy: Evolution or Revolution? From 11.00am-11.30am, Agnès will be talking about how EDP and A&A are partnering to support the Astronomy communities, and João will present on recent technical developments at A&A which are focused on helping authors write and better present their results.

Author and Referee Workshop

Room 323B, Hawaii Convention Center.
Wednesday, 5 August 2015 and Monday, 10 August 2015

Thierry Forveille and João Alves, Editors-in-Chief of A&A along with other editors, publishers, and staff of some of the leading journals in astronomical sciences will participate to a workshop for current and prospective authors and referees. It will be offered twice: on Wednesday, 5 August, and Monday, 10 August, from 10am-3pm.

The book “A guide to effective publishing in Astronomy” will be offered to all participants. If you do not participate to the conference but you wish to get this book, meet us on our booth #201!

To attend the workshop, please complete the registration form at the AAS website.