The XXIX OSTIV Congress
OSTIV, the International Scientific and Technical Organization for Gliding, will have its XXIX Congress from 6 to 13 August 2008 in Luesse, Germany.
Since OSTIV was founded 60 years ago, its congress has always been held at the same place and date as the World Gliding Championships. The WGC will be in two places this year, Rieti and Lüsse; the Board of OSTIV decided to have the congress at the same place and date as the 30th WGC for the 15m, 18m and Open Class in Luesse, Germany.
OSTIV has 3 Panels:
Each panel consists of about 25 to 30 people, all experts in their own field, and meets once a year. During the two days before the Congress, on 4 and 5 August, the Sailplane Development Panel will have its annual meeting at hotel Sternberg in Luesse.
The time schedule of the XXIX Congress is:
The OSTIV Office and Lecture Room are on the airfield of Luesse.
Further details about the lecture scheme and excursion will be announced in July 2008.
The Congress is open for everybody interested to attend, there is no fee!