International Scientific Conference: July 2024. 1-st announcement

Головна астрономічна обсерваторія НАН України - від ідеї створення до  визнання


Dear Colleagues,

The Organizing Committee of the International scientific conference "Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine – 1944 and beyond. Impact of international cooperation" dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Observatory is pleased to invite you to attend the Conference which will be held in Kyiv (Ukraine) July 15 -17, 2024.


Organizers of the event:

Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (MAO NASU)

Ukrainian Astronomical Association


Scientific Organizing Committee:

Chairman: Yaroslav Yatskiv ( MAO NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine);
Vice-chairwoman: Iryna Vavilova (MAO NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine);
Secretary: Igor Lukyanyk (Ukrainian Astronomical Association, Kyiv, Ukraine);

Members of SOC: Ivan Andronov (Odesa Maritime National University, Odesa, Ukraine); Peter Berczik (MAO NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine); Carlo Baccigalupi (SISSA, Trieste, Italy); Iryna Belskaya (V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine); Massimo Capaccioli (INAF, Napoli, Italy); Ilgmars Eglitis (University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia); Oleksandra Ivanova (Astronomical Institute of the Slovak AS, Tatranská Lomnica, Slovakia); Vasyl Ivchenko (Taras Shevchenko National University, Kyiv, Ukraine); Hugh Jones (University of Hertfordshire, UK); Oleksandr Konovalenko (Institute of Radio Astronomy of the NAS of Ukraine, Kharkiv, Ukraine); Tamara Mishenina (I.I. Mechnikov Odesa National University, Odesa, Ukraine); Jolanta Nastula (Space Research Centre, Polish AS, Warsaw, Poland); Bohdan Melekh (Ivan Franko Lviv National University, Lviv, Ukraine); Yakiv Pavlenko (MAO NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine); Roald Sagdeev (University of Maryland, Maryland, USA); Nataliya Schukina (MAO NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine); Oleksandr Shulga (Mykolaiv Astronomical Observatory, Mykolaiv, Ukraine); Sergiy Silich (INAOE, Tonantzintla, Mexico)


Local Organizing Committee:

Sergiy Kravchuk (Chair), Yaroslav Romanyuk (Vice-Chair),
Daria Dobrycheva, Olena Kompaniiets, Ludmila Pakuliak, Olga Sergijenko,
Tamara Bulba, Larysa Hladkokhata, Vitalii Shavlovskyi, Ihor Yatskiv


Venue of the conference:

MAO NAS of Ukraine
27, Akademik Zabolotnyi Str., Kyiv, 03143 Ukraine.


The Conference will be organized in a hybrid mode, on- and off-line. Conference participants will be provided with zoom links to all sessions.

Zoom meetng.

Topic: MAO-80
Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 834 1456 1199
Passcode: 596017
(this will be given in more detail in the Third Announcement).

The full program of the conference is available in the web page


How to visit the Conference venue:

trolleybus №11 ( from Expotsentr (The National Complex “Expocenter of Ukraine”) stop to the last stop)
or minibus №496 (from Lukianivska metro station or bus stops "Epitsentr", "Zabolotnoho", "Metrologichna" to the stop: "Feofania hospital, housing 2").


For more details regarding the Conference, please contact us:
Phone: +38 044 526 3110
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;

Looking forward to your participation in our Conference!