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ERIS 2024
Tenth European Radio Interferometry School

Granada. 30th Sep-4th Oct 2024

Background image: A galaxy-sized wind is revealed billowing out from a giant star factory, in a dust-enshrouded nucleus, that was triggered as two galaxies merge. LOFAR + HST. Credit: N. Ramírez-Olivencia; NASA, ESA, (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration. Credit:N. Ramírez-Olivencia et el. [radio]; NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team and A. Evans

SCHOOL AIMS AND CONTENT

SCHOOL AIMS AND CONTENT

The tenth edition of the European Radio Interferometry School, ERIS2024, will be held in Granada, Spain, from Monday September 30th to Friday October 4th, 2024.  ERIS aims to provide a complete overview of radio interferometry covering fundamentals, data processing, and analysis techniques, along with practical hands-on sessions. The following topics will be covered in the lectures and tutorials:

  • Calibration and imaging of interferometry data (continuum, spectral line, and polarization)

  • Observational techniques using various arrays (e.g., LOFAR, e-MERLIN, EVN/VLBI, ALMA & NOEMA)

  • Strategies for observation planning and proposal writing

 

Participants are expected to bring their own laptops, equipped with a recent CASA installation (version 6). Examples and tutorials will focus on instruments operating at m-, cm-, and mm-wave frequencies such as LOFAR, the JVLA, the EVN, e-MERLIN, and ALMA.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

TUTORS

SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZING COMMITTEE/TUTORS

  • Javier Moldón (Chair, IAA-CSIC)

  • Zsolt Paragi (co-Chair; JIVE)

  • Antxon Alberdi (IAA-CSIC)

  • Shari Breen (SKAO)

  • Evanthia Hatziminaoglou (ESO)

  • Marco Iacobelli (ASTRON)

  • Katharine G. Johnston (Univ. of Lincoln)

  • Heidi Korhonen (ESO)

  • Ana López-Sepulcre (IPAG/IRAM)

  • Benito Marcote (JIVE)

  • John McKean (Univ. Pretoria, SARAO, Univ. Groningen)

  • Leah Morabito (Durham Univ.)

  • Jack Radcliffe (Univ. Pretoria)

  • Izabela Rottmann (MPIfR)

  • Cristiana Spingola (INAF-IRA)

  • M. Carmen Toribio (Chalmers)

  • Lourdes Verdes-Montenegro (IAA-CSIC)

  • David Williams-Baldwin (JBCA/U. Manchester)

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE (IAA-CSIC)

  • Laura Darriba (Chair, IAA-CSIC)

  • Miguel Cano (IAA-CSIC)

  • Antonio Fuentes (IAA-CSIC)

  • Marta Puig (IAA-CSIC)

  • Aukelien van den Poll (ASTRON)

  • Marcos Villaverde (IAA-CSIC)

CONTACT

You can send any questions you may have to:

 

eris2024@granadacongresos.com

REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION

Registration fee

The registration fee is 225 EUR. It will cover the accommodation and half board for the 5 days of the school, from the arrival on Sunday 29 September 2024 to the departure on Friday 4 October 2024. It will also cover coffee breaks, a welcome cocktail, the school dinner and a visit to IRAM 30-m telescope.

 

How to register?

The deadline for registration is 10 May 2024 at 24h (CEST). After this date, applications will be automatically placed on the waiting list. Candidates will be informed about acceptance before the end of May. Registration fee payment deadline will be 21 June 2024. The number of participants is limited to 80. If oversubscribed, we will select the participants based on their career level, astronomy background, interest in attending this school, gender and location. 

To register, please fill in the application form. Once you have been accepted you will receive an electronic invoice. Payment can be made by bank transfer or credit card, which will confirm your registration.

Important dates

  • Opening of registration: 22 March 2024.

  • Registration deadline: 10 May 2024 at 24h (CEST). After this date, applications will be automatically placed on the waiting list.

  • Participants acceptance announcement: end May 2024.

  • Deadline to receive payments: 21 June 2024.

Code of conduct

The IAA-CSIC has a code of behaviour that all registered participants should read and need to abide by More information

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VENUE

VENUE

The Meeting will take place at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía headquarters (IAA-CSIC), Glorieta de la Astronomía s/n, 18008 Granada. The IAA-CSIC is located 15 minutes walk from the city centre, and can be reached by bus lines S2, S0, 11 and 9.

ORGANIZATION

ORGANIZATION AND FUNDING

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The organisers acknowledge financial support from the State Agency for Research of the Spanish MCIU through the "Center of Excellence Severo Ochoa" award for the Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (grant CEX2021-001131-S 10.13039/501100011033). This event has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101004719 (ORP)

Technical Secretariat · Baobab Eventos  · eris2024@granadacongresos.com

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