Programme and materials

 

 

Thursday, September 13, 2012

 

Arrival of the participants, hotel accommodation

9:00 – 17:00 – possibility of visiting International Power Industry Fair ENERGETAB 2012 – the biggest in central Europe fair of energetic and lighting (www.energetab.eu)

 

 

Friday, September 14, 2012

(media day)

 

8:00 – 9:00 registration

 

9:00 – 10:40 opening session

9:00 – 9:15 Opening addresses

9:15 – 9:30 Julia Romanowska & Piotr Nawalkowski: Dark sky protection area
                              CN-001 in Sopotnia Wielka 
(PDF 10,8MB).

9:30 – 9:45 Sylwester Kołomański: Izera Dark-Sky Park  (PDF 13,5MB)

9:45 – 10:00 Piotr Michałek: Light Pollution (PDF 230KB)

10:00 – 10:15 Grzegorz Sanetra: Local strategy of development and dark sky
                               (PDF 3,35MB)

10:15 – 10:40  Jakub Suchecki: Boyen6 system in Sopotnia Wielka (PDF 2,77MB)

 

10:40 – 11:00 coffee break

 

11:00 – 12:35 1st session

11:25 – 11:50 Paul Marchant: Estimating the effect of new street lightning on the occurrence of different types of crime (PDF 467KB)

11:50 – 12:10 Andrej Mohar: Lighting Reconstruction in Lastovo Island (PDF 5,76MB)

12:10 – 12:35 Janne Rinne: Light pollution in Finland – a web survey on public perceptions (PDF 387KB)

 

 

12:45 – 13:45 Light pollution broad spectrum – a lecture and press conference for media and local authorities

lecture will be given by Friedel Pas – IDA European Liaison Officer

 

12:35 – 14:00 lunch

 

14:00 – 15:30 2nd session

14:00 – 14:25 Andrea Giacomelli: Participatory night sky monitoring in Italy: progress since the Osnabrück symposium and outlook for 2013 (PDF 1,74MB)

14:25 – 14:50 Marty Haaima: Results from the Dutch Night Sky Brightness Monitoring Network (PDF 14,2MB)

14:50 – 15:10 Andreas Haenel: 6.5 years of sky brightness measurements – experiences and conclusions (PDF 9,86MB)

15:10 – 15:30 Kai Pong Tong: Results of international SQM survey campaign 2011 and the implication to possible ecological impact (PDF 6,04MB)

 

15:30 – 15:50 coffee break

 

15:50 – 18:10 3rd session

15:50 – 16:20 Pavol Ďuriš: Eastern Carpathian (Poloniny and Bieszczady) Dark-Sky Parks (PDF 3,94MB)

16:20 – 16:40 Jan Kondziolka: Beskydy Dark-Sky Park (PDF 1,76MB)

16:40 – 17:10 Andreas Haenel: Star Parks in Germany – towards a sustainable protection of the night (PDF 25,7MB)

17:10 – 17:40 Günther Wuchterl: Alpine Starlight, Starlight Oasis, Reserves and World Heritage (PDF 29,8MB)

 

18:20 – 22:00 social event

Bus trip to the dark-sky protection area CN-001 in Sopotnia Wielka and supper in ‘Stara Karczma’ in Jeleśnia; return to Bielsko-Biala.

 

 

Saturday, September 15, 2012

 

9:00 – 9:55 4th session

9:00 – 9:15 Nobuaki Ochi: Dark-sky education and the public’s trend in Japan

9:15 – 9:35 Grzegorz Żakowicz: School Workshops on Astronomy

9:35 – 9:55 Tomasz Mrozek: Kordylewski clouds: the observational objects for the most ambitious (PDF 1,46MB)

 

9:55 – 10:15 coffee break

 

10:15 – 11:50 5th session

10:15 – 10:45 Tomasz Ściężor: Long terms changes in the level of the artificial sky glow as the form of the light pollution (PDF 3,44MB)

10:45 – 11:10 Jan Hollan: Measuring both strong and faint light and understanding the quantities

11:10 – 11:30 Christopher Kyba: Aerial measurement of the upward angular distribution of emitted artificial light over Berlin, Germany at 10,000 ft

11:30 – 11:50 Günther Wuchterl: Origin and energy content of city light domes from Lightmeter measurements (PDF 12,8MB)

 

11:50 – 13:30 lunch

 

13:30 – 15:00 6th session

13:30 – 13:45 Christopher Kyba: Official adoption of a standard format for measurements of sky glow (PDF 287KB)

13:45 – 15:00 Measuring darkness - discussion/workshop on metrology conducted by Günther Wuchterl

 

15:00 – 15:20 coffee break

 

15:20 – 18:00 7th session

15:20 – 15:40 Jan Hollan: Let’s stand up and say: light at night is a pollutant

15:40 – 16:05 Bob Parks: The future of night sky protection (PDF 25,4MB)

16:05 – 17:00 Towards darker future – general discussion on plans and future actions

17:00 – 17:20 Fernando Jauregui: Presentation of the venue of the next symposium (PDF 3,91MB)

17:20 – 18:00 Friedel Pass: Summary of the symposium (IDA Europe Update and award ceremony) (PDF 23,2MB)

 

18:00 – 20:00 free time

 

20:00 – 22:00 social event

Official ending of the conference – banquet in restaurant in Bielsko-Biala (15 minutes walk from the symposium venue).

 

 

 

 

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