Deadline: October 30th, 2017


Conference Venue

The conference will be held at Auberge du Lac Taureau in Quebec, Canada. We strongly recommend that all participants book travel early. Please note the important deadlines below. Additional information, including location and directions, can be found on the web site : venue_en.php


The goals of the 3rd BRITE-Constellation Science Conference are:

  • to discuss the scientific topics addressed by BRITE-Constellation observations
  • to bring together the scientific community interested in BRITE-Constellation
  • to provide an update on the status of the mission
  • to exhibit and discuss the latest scientific results
  • to share experiences with the data
  • to continue fruitful cooperation between professional and amateur ground-based observers and BRITE scientists and organize new collaborations
  • to explore new ideas for future BRITE-Constellation observations

The full program is now available

Important dates:

  • 6 March 2017: Website posted, registration opens
  • 1 June 2017: Hotel Registration deadline. After this date accommodation cannot be guaranteed.
  • 1 July 2017: Abstract deadline.
  • 6 August: Welcome cocktail in the evening.
  • 7-10 August: Science workshop
  • 11 August: BEST meeting


Local Organizing Committee:

  • A. Moffat (U. de Montreal)
  • J. Rowe (U. de Montreal, Bishop's U.)
  • S. Rucinski (U. of Toronto)
  • G. Wade (Royal Military College of Canada, chair)

Scientific Organizing Commitee:

  • Jadwiga Daszynska-Daszkiewicz (University of Wroclaw, Poland)
  • Joyce Guzik (Los Alamos National Laboratories, USA)
  • Gerald Handler (Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center Warsaw, Poland, chair)
  • Rainer Kuschnig (Technical University of Graz, Austria)
  • Bert Pablo (University of Montreal, Canada/AAVSO, USA)
  • Jason Rowe (University of Montreal/Bishop's University, Canada)
  • Hiromoto Shibahashi (University of Tokio, Japan)
  • Juan Carlos Suarez (University of Granada, Spain)
  • Kontanze Zwintz (University of Innsbruck, Austria)


Non-discrimination & Anti-harassment Policy

We are committed to providing a conference experience where everyone is treated with respect, free from discrimination or harassment based on race, color, gender, ethnicity, ancestry, national or cultural origin, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, age, disability, physical appearance, body size, genetic information, veteran or military status, marital status, citizenship status or socio-economic status, or on any other legally prohibited basis.

Discrimination or harassment of conference participants will not be tolerated in any form. Conference participants violating this rule may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers.

Harassment includes: offensive verbal comments, sexual images visible in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.

Conference staff will be happy to help participants. We value your attendance.

Participants are expected to follow these rules at all conference venues and conference-related social events.