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Herschel Open Calibration Workshop

Dates: 25 - 27 March 2013.

Workshop Webpage (and poster)

The following public webpage (including registration) is available Public Calibration Workshop webpage


  • ESAC, D building, new conference centre, Villanueva de la Canada, Spain.
  • ESAC contact information can be found at ESAC contact


Travel instructions:

Getting to ESAC from the airport (plus several maps) can be found at How to get to ESAC

Outline of Topics:

The following page provides a broad outline of the workshop over the three days. It is a work in progress for now and suggestions for improvement are welcome (just email tmarston@sciops.esa.int). It also includes the current set of invitees from other observatories/missions who we hope to have at the meeting.

Calibration Workshop 25-27 March 2013 -- Draft Programme


SOFIA - G. Sandell (confirmed)
Spitzer (MIPS) - A. Noriega-Crespo (confirmed)
ALMA - J. Mangum (confirmed)
AKARI - I. Yamamura (confirmed)
Planck/HFI - G. Lagache (probable)
SCUBA-2 - J. Dempsey (confirmed)
SOFIA/GREAT calibration -- J. Stutzki (no)
SAFARI/SPICA future calibration plans -- B. Vandenbussche (confirmed)

Internal Herschel Registration: (DISCONTINUED)

It has been decided at the HSC that we stick to just the Helpdesk form of registration for the meeting. Please can those who put their names on the Twiki now register through the Helpdesk (see list below).


A limited number of rooms have been pre-booked with a special discount price in Hotel NH Alberto Aguilera located in the centre of Madrid. The rooms will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants need to make their own reservations directly with the hotel quoting reservation number ESA 6255211 for the discount. A free bus service will be organized between the Hotel NH Alberto Aguilera and ESAC during the workshop dates. The bus will leave every morning at 8:30 sharp from the Hotel NH Alberto Aguilera.

   Hotel NH Alberto Aguilera ***
   Calle Alberto Aguilera, 18
   28015 Madrid
   Tel: +34 91 4460900 
   Fax: +34 91 4460904 
   E-mail:  nhalbertoaguilera@nh-hotels.com

Below is also a selection of additional hotels situated in the centre of Madrid.

   Hotel Celuisma Florida Norte ****
   Paseo de la Florida, 5
   28008 Madrid
   Tel: +34 91 5428300
   Fax: +34 91 5477833

   Tryp Gran Vía ***
   Gran Vía, 25
   28013 Madrid
   Tel: +34 91 5221121
   Fax: +34 91 5212424 

-- AnthonyMarston - 20 Dec 2012

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