Here is a list of recent and forthcoming OPTICON (and related)
Sept 25-26 2000Workshop on the Science Case for ELTs. Edinburgh, UK
Dec 14-15 2000. Meeting on Operation of Medium sized telescopes. Lyon, France
March 15-17 2001. Second Meeting on Operation of Medium sized telescopes. Spain.
February 19-20 2001. 3D Spectroscopy Working Group meeting. Potsdam.
April 6 2001. 3rd Opticon Board meeting. Catania, Italy.
To save on travel tickets, a few of us stayed the weekend and had a day
out. Look here for a photo.
May 14-25 2001. ELT workshop . Leiden,
June 2001 3D Spectroscopy WG.
September 10-14 2001. Joint OPTICON/
Jenam meeting . 4th OPTICON board meeting. Munich, Germany.
21 September 2001. Toulouse France. 3rd Meeting of the
Medium Sized telescopes WG.
28-29 January 2002. Strasbourg, France. Meeting of the
Interoperability working group.
25 Febraury 2002. La Laguna, Tenerife. Kick-off meeting for the
Working group. Contact Prof Rafeal
Rebolo or John Davies for details.
10 April 2002. Smart Optics and Interferomety technology sub-group
meeting. Observatory of Paris in Meudon. Contact
Gordon Love or
Pierre Kern or follow this link
for the meeting web-page with links to presentations etc.
3 May 2002. Tuorla Observatory, Finland. 5th OPTICON Board Meeting
The Agenda is here
The minutes are here
3-4 May 2002. Tuorla Observatory, Finland. Kickoff meeting for the
ELT R and D working group. Contact
Roberto Gilmozzi or John Davies
for details. If you like you can look here
for background information and the agenda.
June 2002. Munich. AVO-NVO joint meeting on Virtual Observatories.
Contact Peter Quinn at ESO.
3-8 September 2002. Porto Portugal.
JENAM 2002 meeting
23-24 September 2002. 6th partners meeting in Paris.
The Agenda is here The minutes are here
11-13 November 2002. Brussels.
Conference on FP6 and the European Research Area.
27-28 November 2002. Medium Telescopes Working Group, Cambridge.
17 January 2003. Smart Focal Planes working group, ATC, Edinburgh UK.
Contact Colin Cunningham at UKATC.
24 January 2003. 7th partners meeting at the IAC in the Canaries.
The minutes are here On a lighter note,
here for a photo of the attendees.
20 Feb 2003. Edinburgh. ELT Working group: Instrumenation
28 February 2003. Garching, Germany. Special Partners meeting.
10 March 2003. Edinburgh. ELT Working group: Instrumenation
11 March 2003. London. Key Technology WG meeting on smart
April 2003. ELT
Science case meeting, Oxford UK.
15-16 May 2003. Cambridge, UK. Interoperability WG meeting.
Contact Francoise Genova
or Nicholas Walton for details.
4 June 2003. Garching. ELT working group Meeting.
4-5 September 2003. Crete, Gr. Eighth Partner meeting.
9-11 September. Backaskog. Sweden. ELT Science Working Group
Meeting in conjunction with a Workshop on Extremely Large Telescopes.
16-17 October 2003. Strasborg, F. Interoperability WG
Contact Francoise Genova
5-7 November 2003 Marseille, France. ELT Science Case meeting.
Contact Isobel Hook for
conclusions and access to website.
11-12 November 2003. Edinburgh. ELT Working group: Instrumenation
7-8 Janaury 2004, Nice France.
Interferometry Working Group Meeting. Contact Alain Chelli for
19 Janaury 2004, Heidlberg, Germany. ELT Worlking group, Deign
22-23 January 2004. Medium Telescopes Working Group. Tenerife.
19-21 May 2004. Berlin, Germany. Meeting on Next Generation
Infrastructures (ELT,ALMA,NGST,SKA etc)
Cosmic Frontier:Astrophysical Instruments for the 21st Century'
John Keith Davies
Astronomy Technology Centre,
Edinburgh, EH9 3HJ.
tel: 0131 668 8348/
fax: 0131 668 8407
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Last update, 11 August 2003