The first announcement for this workshop may be found at the url http://www.astro.keele.ac.uk/sakurai/1st_ann.html
An outline of the scientific programme is appended to this message.
General information about Keele and the University may be found at the url http://www.keele.ac.uk ; click on University for Travel information etc. There is a campus map at http://www.keele.ac.uk/university/campus/maps/campus.htm but for those travelling by car this does not show the recently-constructed entrance road. For an up-to-date map see http://www.keele.ac.uk/depts/spire/maps/campus_mid.htm
En suite accommodation is available from 2nd August to 5th August, for which the cost is 145 GBP to cover morning and afternoon refreshments, hire of room and accommodation as follows:
There are several fast-food-type eating establishments on the campus for times not covered by the above.
It is likely that we shall arrange an informal reception on the evening of August 2nd; details will be available at registration. A registration fee of 30 GBP will cover local costs and the distribution of proceedings.
Payment may be made by credit card, personal cheque, or cash (GBP) at registration.
There is an on-line registration form, at the url http://www.astro.keele.ac.uk/sakurai/registration.html
SESSION ONE: Review of Observations to date 0930 - 1000 Optical photometry Hilmar Durbeck 1000 - 1030 Optical spectroscopy To be confirmed 1030 - 1100 Coffee 1100 - 1130 Infrared observations Stewart Eyres 1130 - 1150 Radio observations Anita Richards 1150 - 1210 HST Observations Howard Bond 1230 - 1345 Lunch SESSION TWO: Current state of modelling: the star 1400 The distance problem Florian Kerber* 1430 Modelling the atmosphere Martin Asplund* 1500 Tea 1530 Modelling the evolution Falk Herwig SESSION THREE: Current state of modelling: the environment 1600 Modelling the PN Don Pollacco 1630 Modelling the dust shell Vic Tyne Friday 4 August --------------- SESSION FOUR: Comparisons with related Objects 0900 PPNs Orsola de Marco* 0930 Hydrogen deficient PNs Albert Zijlstra 1000 The RCB connection Geoff Clayton 1030 Coffee SESSION FIVE: Short contributions 1130-1230 1230 Lunch SESSION SIX: Open Discussion 1400 Strategies for future observations 1500 Theory: where is our understanding (of evolution, modelling) deficient? * To be confirmed