Foreword. List of Participants. The Nerds Gallery. Dedication. The invention and early history of the CCD; G. Smith, W. Boyle. From photographic plates to CCDs; G. Monnet. Section I: Observatory Plans. Detectors at the Nordic Optical Telescope; T.M.C. Abbott. Mission accomplished - ESO's optical detector systems come of age; J. Beletic. Charge coupled devices at ESO - Performances and results; C. Cavadore, R.J. Dorn. CCD systems for PMAS - A new optical integral field spectrophotometer for the Calar Alto Observatory 3.5m telescope; T. Fechner, et al. GTC - Present status and future plans; R. Kohley. CCD's for the Rosetta science imaging systems OSIRIS; J.R. Kramm, H.U. Keller. CCD plans for the Subaru telescope; S. Miyazaki. CTIO detectors: present status and future plans; R.E. Schmidt. COROT: high photometry stability with CCDs; D. Tiphene, et al. Section II: Mosaic Projects. CFH12K: optimising 12 MIT/LL CCID-20 CCDs for a direct imaging application; J.-C. Cuillandre, et al. MegaCam: the next generation wide-field camera for CFHT; J. de Kat, et al. The current state of the art in large CCD mosaic cameras, and a new strategy for wide field, high resolution optical imaging; G.A. Luppino, et al. CCD mosaicing technique for Suprime-Cam (SUbaru PRIME focus CAMera); F. Nakata, et al. BUSCA: a simultaneous 4 colour camera with 4Kx4K CCDs; K. Reif, et al. Focal plane array design for the GAIA space mission; O. Saint-Pe, et al. CFH12K: 12Kx8K CCD mosaic camera for the CFHT prime focus; B.M. Starr, et al. Section III: CCD Manufacturers. The life of Riley `New age CCD technology'; R. Bredthauer. CCD imager technology development at Lincoln Laboratory; B.E. Burke, et al. Point-spreadfunction in depleted and partially depleted CCDs; D.E. Groom, et al. High speed pn-CCDs as wave front sensors in adaptive optics systems; R. Hartmann, et al. Latest EEV CCD developments, and technologies for scientific CCDs; R. Jorden, et al. A 2Kx2K high resistivity CCD; R.J. Stover, et al. Backside illuminated pixel detectors; L. Struder, et al. Development of a back-illuminated 4Kx4K CCD with low-noise outputs; P. Vu. Optimising CCD's for spectrographs; M.I. Andersen. A new CCD designed for curvature wavefront sensing; J.W. Beletic, et al. Phase resolved high speed photometry and spectroscopy of pulsars; C. Cumani, K.-H. Mantel. The removal of periodic read-out patterns from science frames; J.-P. De Cuyper, H. Hensberge. Centering accuracy with CCDs; M. Gai, et al. The TAROT CCD camera; H. Pinna, et al. Cloud monitoring with CCDs; R. Smith. Using KAF-4201 CCDs for astronomy; A.N. Sorensen, et al. A new machine for planarity measurement of CCDs and mosaics of CCDs; S. Stroebele. Design concepts of high resolution solar imagers based on split-transfer CCDs; B. Ye, et al. CCD optimisation methods at LICK Observatory; M. Wei, R.J. Stover. Section V: CCD Controllers. TNG new generation CCD controller; G. Bonanno, et al. SciMeasure wavefront sensor cameras and their application in the Palomar adaptive optics system; R. DuVarney, et al. The 72-Channel S.A.O. Megacam: design to PC boards; J.C. Geary. The implementation of the San Diego State University Gen II CCD controller (SDSU II) at the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (ING); G. Woodhouse.