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Scheduled meetings of the LPS research community

The LPS research community meets for the purposes of decision-making and long-term planning at least once a year, and has done so since 2000 (2000, Tokyo, Japan; 2001, Verbania, Italy; 2002, Durban, South Africa; 2003, Padova, Italy; 2004, Copenhagen, Denmark; 2005, Larnaka, Cyprus; 2006, Prague, The Czech Republic; 2007, Budapest, Hungary; 2008, Monterrey, Mexico; 2009, Thessaloniki, Greece; 2010, Belo Horizonte, Brazil; 2011, Berlin, Germany; 2012, Seoul, Korea). Other meetings are convened when possible, coincident with major international conferences.

In addition, Team Conferences have been held in Melbourne (2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, and 2010), followed by a Team Retreat at Wilson's Promontory National Park (2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010), subject to the availability of funds. The video records of these team conferences capture something of the collegial and communal spirit that has keep the LPS Community active and productive since its inception in 1999.

2010 LPS Conference / Retreat






OZ NZ and Germany (in spirit)

Drenched, Just a short walk and more Wombats

2009 LPS Conference / Retreat 

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Learning and Wombats

Asian Masterchef

Australian Masterchef

Scandinavian Masterchef

German Masterchef

2008 LPS Team Meeting: Monterrey, Mexico, July 14 and 15

In 2008, the LPS Team Meeting was held in Monterrey, Mexico, on July 14 and 15, immediately following the ICME11 conference. At this meeting the videoPortal data networking system was officially launched.

2007 LPS Team Meeting: Budapest, Hungary, August 27 and 28

The 2007 meeting of the LPS Research Community was held in Budapest over one and a half days: August 27 and 28. The meeting was attended by representatives from Research Groups in Australia, China, the Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. In addition, Niels Brouwer from the Netherlands attended most of Day One as an observer.

2006 LPS Team Meeting: Prague, the Czech Republic, July 23 and 24

The meeting was attended by representatives from Research Groups in Australia, China, the Czech Republic, Germany, Israel, Japan, Norway, The Philippines, Portugal, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. In addition, interested researchers from Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and Taiwan also attended the meeting.