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WP7 F2F meeting

28 February - 1 March 2018

Zaandam, the Netherlands

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Start at 13:30

SESSION IInsights from the EVN BodiesChair P. de Vicente
13:30 - 13:40Welcome and Introduction of all participantsG. Cimò
13:40 - 14:00Presentation of the task, deliverables and timelineT. Venturi
14:00 - 14:20Lessons from EVN2015H. van Langevelde
14:20 - 14:50Prospects and ambitions of the EVN for the next decadeJ. Conway
14:50 - 15:15Technological prospects for the EVN for the next decadeA. Szomoru
15:15 - 15:45DiscussionChair P. de Vicente
15:45 - 16:00Coffee break
SESSION IIScientific achievements, open questions and future prospects for VLBIChair: T. Muxlow
16:00 - 16:25CosmologyJ. McKean
16:25 - 16:50Galaxy formation and AGN feedbackR. Beswick
16:50 - 17:15Close to the AGN cores: mmVLBI and jet formationA. Lobanov
17:15 - 17:40Stars: formation and evolutionary stagesA. Bartkiewicz
17:40 - 18:05Astrometry and geodesyP. Charlot



SESSION IIContinuedChair: T. Muxlow
08:15 - 08:40Transient phenomenaM. Perez-Torres
SESSION IIIThinking GlobalChair: F. Colomer
08:40 - 09:00Prospects for Global VLBIW. Brisken
09:00 - 09:20Prospects for e-MERLIN-EVNT. Muxlow
SESSION IVGeneral discussionChair: M. Garrett
09:20 - 10:40What are we still missing? Suggestions/insightsChair & All
10:40 - 11:00Coffee break
11:00 - 12:45Chapter coordinators and writing teams Short parallel sessions
12:45 - 13:30Wrap up and future stepsM. Lindqvist, Z. Paragi, T. Venturi
15:00Meeting ends


Please register for the meeting. Send an e-mail to with your name, institute and contact details. Please also inform us if you want to join the meeting remotely.


InvitedAttendingConfirmed Hotel arrival dateConfirmed Hotel check-out date
Anna Bartkiewiczyes27/02/1802/03/18
Tao Anno
Rob Beswickyes28/02/1801/03/18
Biagina Boccardiyes28/02/1801/03/18
Walter Briskenyes27/02/1802/03/18
Patrick Charlotyes27/02/1801/03/18
Giuseppe Cimoyes28/02/1801/03/18
Francisco Colomeryes28/02/1801/03/18
John Conwayyes28/2/1801/03/18
Pablo de Vicenteyes28/02/1801/03/18
Roger Deaneyes28/02/18 (early check-in)01/03/18
Adam Dellerremote
Dmitry Duevremote
Danielle Fenechremote
Sandor Freyyes28/02/1801/03/18
Michael Garrettyes28/02/1801/03/18
Marcello Girolettino
Ciriaco Goddiyes
Leonid Gurvitsyes
Robert Laingno
Michael Lindqvistyes28/02/1801/03/18
Andrei Lobanovyes28/02/1801/03/18
John McKeanyes28/02/1801/03/18
Tom Muxlowyes28/02/1801/03/18
Zsolt Paragiyes27/02/1801/03/18
Roberto Pizzoyes28/02/1801/03/18
Antonis Polatidisyes28/02/1801/03/18
Andrea Possentiyes27/02/1801/03/18
Eduardo Rosyes28/02/1801/03/18
Kazi Ryglyes
Cristina Spingolayes28/02/1801/03/18
Arpad Szomoruyes28/02/1801/03/18
Miguel Perez-Torresyes28/02/1801/03/18
Ilse van Bemmelyes28/02/1801/03/18
Huib Jan van Langeveldeyes28/02/1801/03/18
Tiziana Venturiyes27/02/1801/03/18

Meeting location and Accommodation

The meeting will be organised in the Best Western Zaan Inn.
Hotel rooms can be booked through the JIVE secretariat. Please send an e-mail to with your arrival and departure date.


The hotel and meeting location is located next to the Zaandam main train station. You can plan your journey here: A direct train leaves Schiphol twice an hour (HH:15 and HH:45) from platform 1-2. You need to leave the train at Zaandam station (the third stop).

From the Zaandam station it is a 6 minute walk to the hotel - PDF

vlbi_future/meetings/280218.txt · Last modified: 2018/05/04 08:25 by cimo