WISAP – 2011




Waves and Instabilities in Space and Astrophysical Plasmas

Eilat, Israel,  June 19th  -  June 24th, 2011



Scope and Goals:

The workshop is organized within the framework of the French-Israeli conferences under the auspices of the Office of Science and Technology of the French Embassy in Israel, with the support of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU). Its goal is to provide a podium for space scientists and astrophysicists from France, Israel, as well as from other countries to exchange ideas and discuss all aspects related to waves and instabilities in space and astrophysical plasmas.
Graduated students and young researchers are particularly encouraged to attend.


Registration and Abstract Submission


Program pdf version



Dates and Location:

The workshop will be held in Eilat, a resort town along the shore of the red sea in southern Israel, at the local BGU campus.  The workshop will take place from Sunday evening, June 19th, to Friday afternoon, June 24th, 2011.

There is no registration fee, and the cost of the coffee breaks and lunches will be covered by the workshop, as will be the welcome cocktail, the workshop dinner, and the planned excursion.



Rooms at special rate are available during the workshop at either the Adi hotel or the Americana hotel. In addition, there a numerous hotels in Eilat with a wide range of prices and facilities.


Local Transportation:

A shuttle bus will run from the Adi and Americana hotels to the BGU Eilat campus in the morning, and back at the end of the sessions.


Social Program:

Welcome cocktail:                         Sunday, June 19th, evening

Workshop dinner:                        Tuesday, June 21st, evening

Workshop excursion:                  Wednesday, June 22nd, morning


Organizing Committee:

Pierre-Louis Sulem

Laboratoire Cassiopée

Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur     

Boulevard  de l’Observatoire

B.P. 4229

06304 Nice Cedex 4


Phone: + 33 (0) 492 00 30 40

Fax:    + 33 (0) 492 00 31  21

Email: sulem@oca.eu


Michael Mond

Department of Mechanical Engineering    

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Beer-Sheva, 84105


Phone: + 972 (0) 52 68 39 3932

Fax:    + 972 (0) 8 647 30 21

E-mail: mond@bgu.ac.il




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Office of Science and Technology                       

French Embassy in Israel