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FIRST CIRCULAR AND CALL FOR PAPERS
LAM 9 INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP, EBASI 7 CONFERENCE and NSBP MEETING
OPTICS AND LASERS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
11-16 January 2010 University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar, Dakar, Senegal


The African Laser Atomic, Molecular and Optical Sciences Network (LAM Network) and The Edward Bouchet Abdus Salam Institute (EBASI)  in collaboration with the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) and the Laboratory Atomes Lasers at the University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar (UCAD) will organize an International Conference on Optics and Lasers in Science and Technology  for Sustainable Development, which will be held at the University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar from 11 to 16 January 2010.
 

MAIN TOPICS

  • Fundamental laser, atomic, molecular, and optical sciences ;
  • Optical spectroscopic techniques and sensors ;
  • Photonics and optical technologies ;
  • Laser atomic and molecular spectroscopic techniques in science and technology ; 
  • Laser and optical technologies in medicine, environmental monitoring, and bio-photonics ;
  • Environmental forensics ;
  • Optics, energy and global change ;
  • Computation and simulation in science and technology.

PARTICIPATION

The scientific meeting will consist of invited and contributed papers, poster sessions, exhibitions, and laboratory demonstrations open to scientists, engineers and medical professionals from all countries. The program will be conducted in English. Travel and subsistence expenses of the participants should be covered by their home institutions. Limited funds are available for participants from African and Developing Countries. Participants are encouraged to submit a one-page abstract on the topics of the workshop. The deadline for submission of abstracts and/or requests for financial support is 20 November 2009 and should be sent to :

Professor Ahmadou Wagué,

Local Organizer, Laboratoire Atomes Lasers,

Faculty of Science and Technique University Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar Senegal.

E-Mail : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Online registration, abstract submission, and application forms will be available at the LAM Network website: www.lamnetwork.org.

Details on visa requirements, transportation arrangements, and special hotel packages will also be posted on the LAM Network website.

 

PRELIMINARY INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME AND ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Francis K. A.  Allotey (Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Accra, Ghana) ;
  • Milton D. Slaughter (Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA) ;
  • Ahmadou Wagué (Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal) ;
  • George Thompson (ICTP, Trieste, Italy) ;
  • Aba B. Andam (Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Accra, Ghana) ;
  • Sekazi K. Mtingwa (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA)  ;
  • Jean-Pierre Ezin (l'Institut de Mathématiques et de Science Physiques, Porto-Novo, Benin,African Union Commission, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) ;
  • Mohamed H. A. Hassan (Third World Academy of Sciences, Trieste, Italy) ;
  • Moise Kwato Njock ( University of Douala, Douala, Cameroun) ;
  • Peter J. Delfyett (University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA) ;
  • Anthony M. Johnson (University of Maryland,Baltimore County,Baltimore,USA) ;
  • Kennedy J. Reed (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, USA ) ;
  • Gasmi Taieb (LAM Network, Saint Louis University-Madrid, Madrid, Spain) ;
  • Joseph A. Johnson (Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL, USA)  ;
  • James C. Turner, Jr. (Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA, USA) ;
  • Alfred Z. Msezane (Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA, USA) ;
  • Wendell T. Hill III (University of Maryland-College Park, College Park, MD, USA) ;
  • Joseph Niemela (ICTP, Trieste, Italy) ;
  • Miltcho Danailov (Elettra, Trieste, Italy) ;
  • Thulani Dlamini ( CSIR, Pretoria, South Africa ) ;
  • Yahia Badr (Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt) ;
  • Katepalli R. Sreenivasan( ICTP, Trieste, Italy) ;
  • Paul K. Buah-Bassuah (University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana) ;
  • Annick Suzor-Weiner( Université de Paris Sud, Paris, France) ;
  • Malik Maaza( iThemba Lab,, Cape Town, South Africa) ;
  • Zohra BenLakdar( Univerité El Manar, Tunis Tunisia) ;
  • Sune Svanberg( University of Lund, Lund Sweden) ;
  • Philmon Mjawara( Department of Science and Technology, Pretoria, South Africa) ;
  • Amara El Hachemi( CDTA, Algiers, Algeria) ;
  • Mohamed Abdel Harith ( University of Cairo, Cairo, Egypt) ;
  • Hubertus von Bergmann( University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch ,South Africa) ;
  • Maria Luisa Calvo ( University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain) ;
  • Katarina Svanberg( Lund Medical Centre , Lund, Sweden) ;
  • Anna Consortini( University of Florence, Florence Italy) ;
  • Abdou Salam Sall( University Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Sénégal) ;
  • Ernst van Groningen( University of Uppsala,  IPPS, Uppsala, Sweden) ;
  • Kedro Sidiki Diomande( Université de Cocody, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire) ;
  • Libasse Diop ( Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Sénégal) ;
  • Abdelfattah Barhdadi(Ecole normale Superieure, Rabat , Morocco) ;
  • Mohamed Semlali( SMOP,Tanger Morocco) ;
  • Pierre Chavel( Ecole Superieure d’Optique, Paris, France) ;
  • Gert von Bally( University of Munster, Germany)

 

The workshop will be co-sponsored by: the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy; the International Union for Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) the International Program in Physical Sciences, Sweden; Universities and Governmental authorities in Senegal. Additional support is expected from other National or International Organizations.
Endorsed by IUPAP : Logo IUPAP
 


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