NOVA Fall School 2023

The 2023 school will take place in-person at ASTRON (Dwingeloo) from Monday, November 27th, till Thursday, the 30th 2023, both days included. The registration is closed.

PRELIMARY PROGRAM:

November 27

10:00 Transport Hoogeveen train station → ASTRON
10:30 11:00 Coffee Break
10:55 11:00 Welcome
11:00 11:30 NOVA (Michiel Rodenhuis)
11:30 12:15 ASTRON (Jessica Dempsey)
12:15 13:15 Lunch
13:15 14:00 SRON (Michael Wise / Terri Brandt)
14:00 15:15 Press Releases (Marieke Baan / David Redeker)
15:15 15:45 Coffee break
15:45 17:45 ASTRON tours
18:00 Transport to Hotel and dinner

November 28

09:00 Transport Hotel → ASTRON
09:30 10:30 Science Lecture I (parallel; Laura Kreidberg & Filippo Fraternali)
10:30 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 12:15 Science Lecture II  (parallel;  Laura Kreidberg & Filippo Fraternali)
12:15 13:15 Lunch
13:15 14:15 EDI (Tanah Joseph)
14:15 15:15 Writing proposals (Reinout) / Students talks  (parallel, 10 min/student)
15:15 15:45 Coffee break
15:45 17:45 ASTRON tours
18:00 Transport to Hotel and dinner

November 29

09:00 Transport Hotel → ASTRON
09:30 10:30 Science Lecture III (parallel;  Laura Kreidberg & Filippo Fraternali)
10:30 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 12:15 Science Lecture IV  (parallel;  Laura Kreidberg & Filippo Fraternali)
12:15 13:15 Lunch
13:15 14:00 Writing proposals (Reinout) / Students talks  (parallel, 10 min/student)
14:00 18:00 LOFAR+Westerbork tour (Michiel Brentjens)
18:00 20:00 Dinner near Exloo/LOFAR
20:00 Transport Restaurant → Hotel

 November 30

09:00 Transport Hotel → ASTRON
09:30 10:30 Student talks (parallel, 10 min/student)
10:30 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 12:15 Student talks (parallel,  10 min/student)
12:15 13:15 Lunch
13:15 14:45 Student talks (parallel, 10 min/student)
14:45 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 16:30 Student talks (parallel, 10 min/student)
16:30 Transport ASTRON → Hoogeveen train station

PRACTICAL INFORMATION 

Participating students will stay nearby in Hotel Spier-Dwingeloo. Excursions to the Westerbork/LOFAR radio telescope and the Dwingeloo VLBI facilities are part of the program.

All transport will be provided by bus. Travel to/from Hoogeveen train station is your own responsibility.

 

LOCAL AND SCIENTIFIC ORGANISATION

The School organisers are: Reinout van Weeren (rvweeren@strw.leidenuniv.nl) for all scientific aspects, Pikky Atri (atri@astron.nl) and Astronomy & Operations secretariat (ao-secretariat@astron.nl) for ASTRON related aspects and Jantine Liesting (liesting@strw.leidenuniv.nl) for the logistics and administration.