About the IAO 2011 in Almaty

Logo of the 16th International Astronomy Olympiad in Almaty

The 16th IAO is held in the largest city of Kazakhstan – Almaty. It became possible only with support of several important people who made a great effort to organize the event on the highest possible level.

Organizing Committee of the Olympiad:

Dr. Michael G. Gavrilov — Founding Chairman and Coordinator of the International Astronomy Olympiad (IAO)

ISSP of Russian Academy Of Sciences
Institute avenue 15
142432 Chernogolovka
Moscow region, Russia

E–mail: gavrilov@issp.ac.ru

fax: + 7–(496–52)–49–701

Local Organizing Committee:

Mahametgaly Sarybekov Vice-Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan, chairman
Bahriden Karimzhanov Director of the Department of preschool, primary and secondary education of the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan
Zhumabek Zhantaev Chief Executive Officer of the National Centre of Space Exploration and Technology
Shyngys Omarov Director of the Fesenkov's Astrophisical Institute
Medeu Abishev Head of the Cathedra of Theoretical Physics of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
Vera Zagaivona Director of the Observatory of the National Scientific, Educational and Health Center "Bobek"
Irina Goncharova Director of the "Self-Cognition" School of the National Scientific, Educational and Health Center "Bobek"

Here is the list of organizations that gave us support: