Europlanet Central Europe Hub: Tatra workshop 2024

The Europlanet project, in collaboration with the Astronomical Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (Slovakia) and HUN-REN Wigner Research Centre for Physics (Hungary), organizes a two-day workshop for the Central Europe Hub of the Europlanet Society. The meeting is an opportunity to discuss planetary and space science, and to network with colleagues from Central Europe. The meeting takes place on 19th and 20th June 2024 at the Astronomical Institute of SAS in Tatranská Lomnica (Slovakia) and includes a visit at the Skalnaté Pleso Observatory.

Tatra Observatory
Skalnaté Pleso Observatory.

Wednesday (19th June)
10:00-12:00 Introduction
12:00-13:00 Lunch at Hotel Lesna
13:00-18:00 Skalnaté Pleso Observatory visit

Thursday (20th June)
09:00-12:00 Science discussions
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-16:00 Splinter meetings
Tatra Institute
Astronomical Institute of SAS.

For more information, registration and travel grants please contact Dr. Andrea Opitz:
Registration for online participation is still possible until 18th June 2024.

Registration fee (only for on-site participation): 50 EUR including Wednesday and Thursday lunch, coffee breaks and refreshments.
Cable car price (for Observatory visit): 29 EUR.

Accomodation: Participants are welcome to choose from a plethora of hotels, B&Bs, private rooms, etc. They are available in different price and comfort categories directly in the vicinity of the Astronomical Institute (MAP) or in the nearby settlement of Tatranská Lomnica, situated in the High Tatras. Accommodation in Tatranská Lomnica is recommended for travelers without a car. The meeting location is roughly a 30-minute walk from the center of Tatranská Lomnica.

SOC: Andrea Opitz and Mate Tomasik (Wigner RCP)
LOC: Zuzana Kanuchova (Astronomical Institute of SAS)

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Tatra Observatory logo
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This workshop is organised and supported by the Europlanet 2024 Research Infrastructure (RI) project, which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 871149.

Last modified by Andrea Opitz on 17th June 2024.