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20-22 November 2018, Strasbourg (France)
The Virtual Observatory (VO) is opening up new ways of exploiting the huge amount of data provided by the ever-growing number of ground-based and space facilities, as well as by computer simulations. The goal of the school is twofold:
To achieve these goals, VO experts will lecture and tutor the participants on the usage of VO tools and services. Real life examples of scientific applications will be given. A large fraction of the time will be dedicated to hands-on exercises, which will allow participants to become fully familiar with the VO capabilities on their own laptops.
In order to ensure the right level of interaction, participation will be restricted to a limited number of participants (50 approx.). Preference will be given to PhD students and post-docs.
Observatoire Astronomique de Strasbourg 11 rue de l'Université Strasbourg, France
The Observatoire de Strasbourg is located in the “Esplanade” University campus, close to the historical city. The tram station “Observatoire” is served by line C (going to the main railway station) and lines E and F. The meeting will take place in the main building of the Observatory. The location of the Observatory can be found in this map.
The application form is here
You can find the program here.
Travel and accommodation support is available for the participants in this workshop.
Local Organising Committee: Ada Nebot, Mark Allen, Celine Halter, Katharina Lutz, Christophe Saillard