The final version of the Abstract and Information Booklet for the conference is now available here as a pdf (v2.3). The booklet contains important information for all participants, the complete schedule, and a list of all invited and contributed abstracts. Please download and look through the booklet. Any errors or omissions should be brought to the attention of the LOC.
Requests for contributed talks are no longer being accepted. However, poster submissions are still being accepted.
We have extended the early registration deadline until June 1st, during which the registration fee of $365 (regular) / $265 (student) will remain in effect. However after the June 1st deadline, these fees will increase to $405/$305.
If you require an invitation letter for a visa application, please contact the LOC as soon as possible. Invitation letters can usually be generated the same business day.
The "Bright Emissaries" conference is dedicated to all observational and theoretical aspects of Be stars and related objects, with a focus on the insight these systems provide on the physics of the underlying stars, disks, and their interactions.
The conference will be organized around invited and contributed talks, with several opportunities for open discussion. Young researchers, post-docs, and PhD students, in particular, are encouraged to attend and present their on-going research.
The conference will be held on the campus of Western University with a welcoming reception on Sunday evening, August 10th, 2014, and day-long sessions on August 11th, 12th and 13th.
Further information can be found by contacting "bestars2014[at]gmail.com" or by following "BeStars2014" on Twitter.