Astronomy for Development Workshop: LARIM 2016

The Andean Regional Office of Astronomy for Development (ROAD) organized a workshop on the theme of ‘Astronomy for Development‘ at the Latin American Regional IAU Meeting LARIM 2016 in Colombia.

The Andean ROAD gathers 20+ institutions in Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. Its coordinators are hosted at three collaborating institutions: Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia), Parque Explora-Planetario de Medellín (Colombia), and Sociedad Chilena de Astronomía (Chile)

The workshop was divided into three parts

  1. Presentation of the current activities of the OAD and the Andean ROAD.
  2. Introduction of the development principles that the OAD and the Andean ROAD follow to create impact.
  3. Discussion with LARIM community to join forces with the OAD and Andean ROAD.

All presentations are available on Github – https://github.com/AndeanROAD/WorkshopLARIM2016/tree/master/pdf

Jaime Ferrero at the Astronomy for Development workshop, LARIM 2016

Jaime Forero at the Astronomy for Development workshop, LARIM 2016