5th Huntsville GRB Symposium

19-22 October, 1999
Huntsville Hilton
401 Williams Avenue
Huntsville, Alabama 35801


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The Fifth Huntsville Gamma-Ray Burst Symposium will be held 19-22 October, 1999 at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Huntsville, Alabama. We expect many exciting and controversial new results on cosmic gamma-ray bursts to be presented, continuing the tradition of previous Huntsville Symposia. Several social events are also planned, including a reception at the new Huntsville Museum of Art, and a dinner banquet. The scientific sessions will run from 19 October to 22 October.

Note: A special workshop on Magnetars (SGRs) will be held on Monday, 18 October.

Submitted Abstracts and a preliminary list of invited speakers and topics will be placed on-line for your perusal. The Absracts will be available after all Abstracts are submitted and approved by the Scientific Organizing Committee.

Red = Gamma-Ray Burst Symposium
Blue = Magnetar Workshop


Table of Contents


Scientific Program

An overview of some of the topics to be discussed at the Fifth Huntsville Gamma-Ray Burst Symposium, and a listing of the Scientific Organizing Committee.

Updated! List of invited talks.


Important Dates

A list of important Symposium dates.
NOTE: The deadline for Abstract submission has been extended to Wednesday, 1 September, 1999.


Payment Arrangements

Information concerning Symposium fees and payment methods.


Hotel & Travel Information



Social Activities

The Opening Reception will be held on the evening of 18 October, 1999, from 7 to 9 PM, at the New Huntsville Museum of Art. The Symposium Banquet will be held the evening of 21 October. We will also be sponsoring a free tour of the Jack Daniel's Distillery Center in Lynchburg, Tennessee. Be sure to reserve a position during your registration process!


Huntsville Information


For questions regarding the Fifth Huntsville Symposium, please contact huntsville5@iss.msfc.nasa.gov

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