The Olympian Symposium 2014: Star Formation

The Symposium in 2014 was the first conference in the Olympian Symposium series. It was attended by more than 190 participants, 75 Universities and 35 nationalities. It covered the topic of Star Formation discussing important observational and theoretical results of how stars and planets are formed. The public lecture entitled "The Antikythera Mechanism" was given by Projessor John Seiradakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) and was attended by more than 350 citizens of Pieria regional unit.

The event was kindly sponsored by the University College London, the ISM-SPP German Science Foundation program (DFG 1573), and the Royal Astronomical Society of United Kingdom.

Topics covered

Participants PhotoConference photo taken at "Palios Panteleimonas" in Mt. Olympus

The meeting was divided into different scientific sessions covering the topics of:

Invited Speakers

Six distinguished scientists were invited in the Olympian Symposium 2014:


Scientific Organizing Committee: Local Organizing Committee:
  • Jan Palous (co-chair)
  • Lise Deharveng (co-chair)
  • Serena Viti
  • Cathie Clarke
  • Ralf Klessen
  • Sergio Molinari
  • Tom Bell
  • Stella Offner
  • Vera Konyves
  • Thomas Bisbas (chair)
  • Stefanie Walch (co-chair)
  • James Dale
  • Thomas Haworth
  • Andrew McLeod
  • Dimitris Stamatellos
  • Richard Wunsch

List of Participants


Conference Poster