13th European Solar Physics Meeting (ESPM-13)
Rhodes, Greece, September 12-16, 2011

Second Announcement

This is the second announcement of ESPM-13, declared also a Europhysics Conference by the European Physical Society, that will take place in the Island of Rhodes, Greece, from September 12-16, 2011. The meeting venue will be the Rodos Palace Convention Resort at the seaside town of Ixia, Rhodes. ESPMs are held every three years and welcome contributions from all aspects of contemporary solar physics with invited and contributed oral and poster presentations. ESPMs are organized by the Board of the European Solar Physics Division (ESPD), a joint Division of the European Physical Society (EPS) and the European Astronomical Society (EAS).

ESPM-13 will include the following list of themes and topics:

- Science with Cutting-Edge Heliospheric Missions
- The Science of Future Heliospheric Missions and Telescopes
- The Sun as a Whole: Large-Scale Flows, Helioseismology, Magnetism,
   and the Solar Cycle
- Emergence and Evolution of Magnetic Flux in the Solar Atmosphere
- Chromospheric and Coronal Heating
- Transient Activity and Seismology of the Solar Atmosphere
- Solar Instabilities, Flares, and Coronal Mass Ejections
- Origin and Properties of the Solar Wind
- Space Weather Research and Solar Data Assimilation

Confirmed invited speakers for the above sessions are:

E. Antonucci (IT), V. Archontis (UK), A. Asensio-Ramos (SP), A. Davey (USA), A. De Groof (BE), B. De Pontieu (USA), L. Harra (UK), C. Jacobs (BE), E. Khomenko (SP), L. Klein (FR), J. Klimchuk (USA), G. Lapenta (BE), G. Mann (DE), E. Marsch (DE), V. Martinez-Pillet (SP), W. D. Pesnell (USA), E. Robbrecht (BE), M. Roth (DE), L. Rouppe Van der Voort (NO), W. Schmidt (DE), S. Tsuneta (JP), T. Van Doorsselaere (UK), and A. Vourlidas (USA)

The following are important pre-meeting deadlines:

- 18 May: deadline for abstract submission
- 10 June: deadline for financial support application
- 25 July: deadline for early-bird registration
- 12 August: deadline for late registration and accommodation reservation
                   (on-site registration only applies thereafter)

We gratefully acknowledge generous support toward the realization of the meeting by the following sponsors:

Academy of Athens, Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SoHO) of the European Space Agency (ESA), European Association for Solar Telescopes (EAST), the Solar-Terrestrial Investigations and Archives (SOTERIA) project, European Physical Society (EPS), and National Observatory of Athens (NOA).

Meeting information can be found at http://astro.academyofathens.gr/espm13

The ESPM-13 Scientific and Local Organizing Committees are working to secure funding for limited travel and local support to attendees who need it. Applications for financial support by the Organizers can be completed online at


ESPM-13 is also a Europhysics Conference. In this view, the EPS offers individual member travel grants. Eligibility terms and conditions for this type of support can be found at


More information about ESPM-13 may be requested at the meeting's e-mail address<br> espm13@academyofathens.gr or by directly contacting

Manolis Georgoulis (manolis.georgoulis@academyofathens.gr) or
Georgia Tsiropoula (georgia@space.noa.gr)