Important information

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Goal of the IAU Symposium 359 – GALFEED: bring together the Galaxy Evolution and Active Galactic Nuclei communities in order to advance our understanding of the interplay between these two processes via observations and models across different environments and cosmic time.

Education and Outreach: we are also promoting such activities in order to increase interest and awareness of astronomical knowledge and recent discoveries. Please send us a message if you are interested in participating of such activities.

Dates and location: March 2-6, 2020, Dall’Onder hotel, town of Bento Gonçalves, distant 115 km from the Salgado Filho  International Airport, in Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

Attractions:  Bento Gonçalves is located at the center of the wine county in the south of Brazil, where the attractions are the prize winning wineries and the beautiful countryside, that can be explored via hiking, biking and picturesque tram rides.

VISA: There is no need of VISA to enter Brazil, only a valid passport, for citizens of the following countries: United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Japan and most countries of Latin America. If you are in doubt if your nationality requires a VISA to enter Brazil, please consult the official  list from the Brazilian government .

IAU  grants: grants will be provided mostly for students and post-docs. If you need support, please register early and send us the form you can find at  Grants for IAU Symposia and Regional IAU Meetings page at the IAU website.

Deadlines for abstract submission: (1) October 20 if a grant is being requested; (2) December 10 for general registration and payment of the early registration fee; (3) January 30 for payment of the regular fee.

Payment of the registration fee: Can be done via direct money transfer or using a credit card via Paypal (early -Dec. 10: 250EUR, regular – Jan. 30: 300EUR and late: 350EUR). If you do not have an account at Paypal, you will be directed to create one.