Working Group sessions at the IAU General Assembly, Beijing, 24 August 2012
Clive Ruggles presented his Chair’s Report, which was accepted by the meeting.
The meeting adopted some small changes to the Working Group’s Terms of Reference.
The meeting then elected its officers for the coming triennium. The new Chair will be Gudrun Wolfschmidt (Germany), with Mikhail Marov (Russian Federation) becoming Vice-Chair. Ian Glass (South Africa) takes over as Secretary. Clive Ruggles, the outgoing Chair, will stay on as Special Advisor with particular responsibility for actions in liaison with UNESCO.
[Download draft minutes] of the meeting (subject to confirmation at the WG’s next Business Meeting).
Portal for the Heritage of Astronomy
Extended Case Studies
Conservation and protection of different categories of astronomical heritage—common issues
This science meeting was organised jointly by the Astronomy and World Heritage Working Group and the Historical Instruments WG. [Report on the meeting]