9-11 June 2009, and Samarkand, Uzbekistan
The international forum held in Samarkand under the UNESCO aegis within the framework of the Astronomy Year was devoted to the 615-anniversary of Ulugbek.
Academy of Science of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, National Comission of the republic of Uzbekistan from UNESCO, International Institute for Central Asian Studies and Khokimiyat of the Samarkand region were the co-organizers of the conference. Attending the conference were scholars from Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Iran, India, Italy, Canada, China, Russia, Turkey, France and Japan.
More than 50 scientific reports were heard, to dealing with three themes:
1. Astronomic School of Ulugbek and its role in the Development of World Science;
2. Ulugbek and His Time;
3. Education and Culture in the Epoch of Ulugbek.