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EVN TOG-meeting, Onsala Space Observatory, June 27-28, 2012
Update August 24, 2012: Minutes from the TOG meeting can be found here.
The EVN TOG meeting is to be held at Onsala Space Observatory (OSO) between June 27-28, 2012. OSO is situated about 45km south of the city of Göteborg, and is the Swedish National Facility for Radio Astronomy. This page gives details of the meeting.
Please note that we plan for a two day meeting:
- June 27, Workshop, focused on the DBBC
- June 28, TOG-meeting
Please use this form to register your attendance:
The deadline for registration is May 27, 2012.
Limited travel support for this meeting can be given via RadioNet3 on special request to Michael Lindqvist.
The Swedish currency is SEK (kronor), 1 EUR=8.45 SEK and 1 USD=6.48 SEK (2012-01-23) .
Getting to Sweden, Göteborg and the hotel
Göteborg, situated on the west coast of Sweden, is well served by scheduled flights between Landvetter Airport and most major European cities. Landvetter Airport is about 25 km from Göteborg. Airport buses run from Landvetter Airport to Göteborg daily between about 05.00-24.00. During rush hour, the buses run every 20 minutes and never less than every half hour at other times. Get off at the “Elite Park Avenue Hotel” stop. It takes about 10 minutes to walk to the hotel Liseberg Heden, see the included map.
You can also take a taxi from the airport to the Hotel, cost about 450 SEK. Please ask for the price before you enter the taxi.
Getting from Göteborg to the Observatory
Note that Onsala Space Observatory will arrange a bus transport from the Hotel to Onsala and back.
Accommodation will be provided at the Hotel Heden, Göteborg. The cost per single room is 995 SEK per night - breakfast is included, and yes, there is free internet as well. We have made a block reservation of 30 rooms from June 26 to June 29. To book your room, please send a mail to Reservations.Hotel@liseberg.se before May 27 and be sure to use the registration code 880956 to receive the price according to Chalmers agreement. You don't have to send your credit card details. The rooms are available from 16:00. Included in the price is also a ticket to Liseberg.
June 27, 2012
The bus will leave from the hotel at 08:00. It takes about 45 minutes to Onsala Space Observatory. The workshop will start at 09:00. This is the link to the agenda of the Workshop:
The bus will leave from Onsala Space Observatory to the hotel at 18:00. We have not planned any evening activities. A selection of resturants is given below.
Semi-final 1, Portugal-Spain
June 28, 2012
The bus will leave from the hotel at 08:00. It takes about 45 minutes to Onsala Space Observatory. The TOG-meeting will start at 09:00. This is the link to the agenda of the TOG-meeting:
TOG dinner and Semi-final 2, Germany - Italy
We will have a barbeque at Onsala Space Observatory after the TOG-meeting.
We plan to watch the semi-final 2, Germany - Italy at Onsala.
The bus will leave from Onsala Space Observatory to the hotel around 23:00.
About Göteborg and the Swedish west coast (Bohuslän)
Some nice resturants within walking distance from the hotel
In case you need a VISA to Sweden
Please contact Michael Lindqvist if you need an invitation letter for your VISA applicaton.