FP7-II Meetings and Events
Please click this link for a list of historical FP7-I Meetings and Events
|29 June 2016||WP9 Knowledge Exchange between Industry and Astronomy, SPIE, Edinburgh||Contact: Colin Cunningham/Phil Rees
See link to presentations here (ZIP file)
|28-29 January 2016||WP1 Progress Meeting at Paris Observatory||Contact: J-L Beuzit|
|21-22 January 2016||WP9 Workshop on additive manufacturing applications in astronomy, Edinburgh, UK||
This is an FP7 funded networking event aimed at bringing together a consortium for a H2020 project. Contact: Phil Rees
Presentations from the Workshop are available here (also linked from the Downloads page)
|10-13 November 2015||Gaia Science Alerts Workshop 2015, Liverpool||
See website for details
|8-20 October 2015||First Announcement: STEEL PhD School on Science and Technology with the E-ELT: Erice||
STEEL International PhD School on Science and Technology with
the E-ELT, organized by OPTICON, ESO and INAF-OAR, which will be held
at the Ettore Majorana Foundation in Erice, Sicily from October 8 to
|7-9 October||Integrated Modeling of Complex Optomechanical Systems II (IMCOS 2015), OAB, Milan||Organising Committee
Astronomical Observatory of Brera (Milan)
|25 September 2015||WP6 Meeting||IAC, Tenerife|
|21-25 September||Summer School in Astrophotonics and Adaptive Optics, Durham, UK||See Poster (JPG) and Website.|
|6-13 September 2015||VLTI School | WP14 European Interferometry Initiative||See website|
|1-11 September 2015||Awareness conference on Optical-IR instrumentation, Brno, Czech Republic||See Poster and website.|
|26 June 2015||Science Council Meeting | WP14 European Interferometry Initiative||See website (at EWASS meeting)|
|21-26 June 2015||EWASS 2015. Tenerife.||See website|
|25 June 2015||WP13 board meeting, at EWASS meeting, Tenerife.||Contact Michel Dennefeld|
|25 June 2015||VLTI Community Day 2015 | WP14 European Interferometry Initiative||See website (at EWASS meeting)|
|11 June 2015||Executive meeting, Leiden, NL||Invitation only|
|27 - 28 May 2015||Meeting on AO Post processing, Marseilles||Contact Thierry Fusco|
|21 April 2015||Common TAC meeting, LSW, Heidelberg, Germany||By invitation only. Contact John Davies.|
|19-20 March 2015||WP1 general meeting, Porto, Portugal||Contact:|
|17 or 18 March 2015 (TBD)||Project Mid Term Review, Brussels||By invitation only. Contact Gerry Gilmore.|
|6-7 November 2014||WP9 Workshop on Photonics methods for planet finding, Florence, Italy||
See website. Contact Phil Rees.
The minutes and presentations from from the meeting are available on our Downloads page.
|29-30 October 2014||OPTICON FP7-II Board Meeting, Grenada, Spain||Contact Gudrun Pebody. Minutes of the Board Meeting are here (PDF). Please see the Board Meeting web page for more information and links to the presentations.|
|21 October 2014||Common TAC Meeting, Milan, Italy||Closed meeting. Contact John Davies.|
|25-30 September 2014||WP13 Awareness Conference , Sofia, Bulgaria||Contact Michel Dennefeld.|
|17-24 September 2014||WP13 NEON School, Rhozen, Bulgaria||See website. Contact Michel Dennefeld.|
|15-17 September 2014||WP9 Conference on atmospheric turbulence profiling, Durham, UK||See website. Contact Phil Rees.|
|9-12 September 2014||Fifth GAIA Science Alerts Workshop, University of Warsaw||
Details of the Workshop: http://www.astrouw.edu.pl/gaiaworkshop2014/.
See the presentations in video and the slides here.
|2-3 September 2014||WP5 progress meeting. ASTRON, Dwingeloo, Netherlands||Contact Lars Venema|
|13-16 May 2014||Workshop: "Speed and Sensitivity, Expanding Astronomical Horizons with ELTs", NUI, Galway||See conference website. Contact Andy Shearer.
|25-26 March 2014||Workshop: Adaptive Optics Tomography, UK Astronomy Technology Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland||See the list of presentations on the Programme page of the conference website.|
|13-14 January 2014||EII WP14 Joint organization of the "VLTI Community days", Grenoble, France||Information/Agenda/Minutes: see web page|
FP7-2 meetings from 1/1/2013 onwards
|22 November 2013||OPTICON Executive Meeting #1, Palermo, Sicily||
Contact Gudrun Pebody/Gerry Gilmore.
Minutes of Meeting (PDF file)
OPTICON FP7-2 Year 1 Progress Report (PDF file)
TDF Plans (PDF file)
|24-28 September 2013||Awareness Conference "Hot topics in Astrophysics"
|25 September 2013||Public lecture on E-ELT, Bucharest Science Festival, Romania||Lecture by M Dennefeld - see website for details|
|23-24 September 2013||WP9 Innovation Meeting, UK Astrononomy Technology Centre, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh||Contact|
|9-21 September 2013||EII WP14 school "The 2013 VLTI school", Barcelonnette, France||Information/Agenda/Minutes: see web page|
|27 August 2013||OPTICON WP3 Astrophotonics Meeting, Edinburgh||Meeting 10am - 4pm at Heriot Watt University. Contact Roger Haynes at AIP Potsdam.|
|13 July 2013||ASTRONET Science Vision and Roadmap update symposium, Turku, Finland||
|10-11 July 2013||EII WP14 Workshop, Turku, Finland||
Science with present and future interferometric instruments (EWASS 2013)
|10-11 July 2013||EII WP14 Science Council Meeting, Logomo Centre in Turku, Finland||
For details please contact
|10 July 2013||WP13 Board meeting, Turku, Finland
||Meeting will take place during the EAS-EWASS 2013, following the EAS General Assembly|
|19 - 21 June 2013||4th Gaia Science Alerts Workshop and WP11 Kick-off meeting, IAP, Paris||Contact WP leader: . Details: Gaia Science Alerts workshop|
|6-7 June 2013||ERF Workshop , "Technology Transfer and Industrial Relations in Research Infrastructures", Trieste, Italy||
Not an OPTICON meeting however the aim of this European Research Facility Association
(ERF) workshop is to
provide participants with cross-experience regarding Technology
Transfer management in European national research facilities.
|11th April 2013||WP10.2 HTRA kick-off meeting, London||Contact:|
|26-27 March 2013||WP5 Active Freeform Mirrors kick-off meeting, Budapest||
Contact: WP5 leader Lars Venema (ASTRON)
|21 March 2013||FP7-2 WP3 Astrophotonics kick-off meeting, Edinburgh||
OPTICON Astrophotonics Kick off meeting at Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh.
Contact: WP3 leader Roger Haynes (AIP)
|27 Feb - 7 March 2013||Winter School on Very High Time and Space Resolution Astrophysics, Asiago Astrophysical Observatory, Italy||Contact: Professor Cesare Barbieri (web site:
|21- 22nd Feb 2013||OPTICON Workshop on Deformable Mirrors for astronomy, Delft, Netherlands||
Contactat the UK Astronomy Technology Centre, Edinburgh
|For FP7 Part 1 Contract Meetings and Events , please click the link.|
Please visit the Archive FP7 Meetings and Events page for dates preceeding 2010.