Memorial Symposium to Honor Riccardo Giacconi

Wed 29 May 2019
Thu 30 May 2019

National Academy of Sciences 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20418

Contact Information:

Have questions? Please contact the event coordinators.

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The Space Telescope Science Institute, Center for Astrophysics (Harvard & Smithsonian), the Johns Hopkins University, European Southern Observatory, and Associated Universities, Inc. are organizing a Memorial Symposium to celebrate the life and work of our friend and colleague Riccardo Giacconi, whom we lost on 9 December 2018. The Symposium will cover the various phases of Riccardo’s career and achievements. It will be held in Washington, DC at the National Academy of Sciences (2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W.) on 29-30 May 2019.


Registration Fee: $260.00 USD (includes continental-style breakfast, light refreshments in the morning and afternoon, lunch and hors d’oeuvre reception)

Important Dates:
May 6 Registration Deadline

Date Event Time
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Symposium 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Reception and Reminiscences of Riccardo 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 30, 2019 Symposium 8:00 a.m. - 4:50 p.m.


Please see the Symposium Agenda for a full breakdown of sessions.

Memorial Symposium to Honor Riccardo Giacconi Materials

May 29, 2019 - May 30, 2019

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