The National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT) initiated Southeast Asia Astronomical Network (SEAAN) in 2007. Here, SEAAN aimed to strengthen the work of research and educational activities among the ten countries of Southeast Asia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The SEAAN members have agreed to cooperate in the fields of astronomy and science focusing on the fundamental basis of equal footing and mutual benefit. The collaborative efforts will contribute to an enduring linkage of aforementioned institutions for both scientific cooperation and assistance.
SEAAN organize annual meeting whose purpose is conducting people who are concerning on astronomy and astrophysics research, education from entire Southeast Asia region and some of the world to enable them sharing their research results, and exchange experiences. Finally, the SEAAN meeting in 2018 will be held in Lampung, Indonesia and hosted by Institut Teknologi Sumatera (ITERA), Lampung, Sumatera, Indonesia.
"Southeast Asia Astronomy Network"