A proper understanding of stellar evolution and of the chemical make-up of the building blocks in the Universe near and far cannot be achieved without a detailed understanding of the wind physics during the late stages of stellar evolution as a function of the cosmic environment and hence metallicity. The goal of this IAU Symposium 366 is to propel our understanding of stellar wind physics across stellar mass by bringing together the scientific communities which often focus on either the low-mass or the massive stars. This cross-disciplinary approach will fuel new scientific ideas and insights and will facilitate for new collaborations to grow across communities.

Key topics of the conference include

  • Theory of stellar outflows: low mass & massive stars
  • Observing stellar outflows: low mass & massive stars
  • Numerical models for stellar outflows: low mass & massive stars
  • Binarity
  • Enrichment of the interstellar medium by stellar winds
  • Astrochemistry
  • Current and new observing facilities
  • Hot topics
  • Education
  • Outreach, Arts and STEAM

Important dates:

  • February 2020: registration opens
  • 03/05/2020: deadline for abstract submission and grant applications
  • 08/06/2020: announcement of selected grants
  • 13/06/2020: announcement of selected oral and poster presentations
  • 05/07/2020: deadline for early-bird registration
  • 05/10/2020: start symposium