contributions to this Joint Discussion will be
published in a special series of IAU publications, Highlights
of Astronomy Vol. 14., editor-in-chief: Karel A.
van der Hucht, publisher: Cambridge University Press
In the contract between the IAU and
CUP, it is stipulated that the Proceedings of IAU
meetings will be published within six months after
the event. Since CUP needs three months for its
processing of a complete Proceedings manuscript, the
EDITORS and the GENERAL SECRETARY have the first
three months after the Joint Discussions and Special
Sessions to complete their editing task. This
requires that all AUTHORS have to deliver their
completed manuscript(s) to the CHIEF EDITOR Claus
Leitherer of the relevant Joint Discussion
and Special Session, before or during GA-2006.
Authors who wish to make revisions can submit a
revised version of their manuscript to their CHIEF
Leitherer within four weeks after GA-2006.
FOR SUBMITTING YOUR PAPER: 25 AUGUST 2006
The editor-in-chief allocated a total of 20 pages
to our joint discussion. This imposes rather tight
page limits on individual contributions: oral
presentations are limited to one page, and poster
contributions will only be listed by title and
All authors are urged to obtain the necessary
information, including templates and style files
from the ftp
directory set up for these proceedings.