The Scientific Organising Committee (SOC):

  • Chair: Dr Sarah V. White [she] (South African Astronomical Observatory [SAAO], South Africa)
  • Vice-Chair: Dr Sthabile Kolwa [they/she] (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
  • Vice-Chair: Assoc. Prof. Preeti Kharb [she] (National Centre for Radio Astrophysics [NCRA], India)
  • Prof. Tao An [he] (Shanghai Astronomical Observatory [SHAO], China)
  • Prof. Sara Ellison [she] (University of Victoria, Canada)
  • Dr Vincenzo Mainieri [he] (European Southern Observatory [ESO], Germany)
  • Prof. Roberto Maiolino [he] (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Dr Lucia Marchetti [she] (University of Cape Town, South Africa) – IAU Division-J representative
  • Dr Andrea Merloni [he] (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics [MPE], Germany)
  • Assoc. Prof. Leah Morabito [she] (Durham University, UK)
  • Dr Roderik Overzier [he] (Observatório Nacional, Brazil)
  • Dr Annalisa Pillepich [she] (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy [MPiA], Germany)
  • Prof. Mirjana Pović [she] (Space Science & Geospatial Institute [SSGI], Ethiopia/IAA-CSIC, Spain)
  • Prof. Elaine Sadler [she] (University of Sydney and CSIRO, Australia)
  • Assoc. Prof. Stas Shabala [he] (University of Tasmania, Australia)
  • Assoc. Prof. Ryan Trainor [he] (Franklin & Marshall College, US)