Workshop on TLE's and TGF's, topical meeting of E-CANES, ASIM and TARANIS, Amsterdam, October 25-27, 2010

  • When Oct 25, 2010 07:30 AM to Oct 27, 2010 03:00 PM (Europe/Amsterdam / UTC200)
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SCHEDULE

Monday October 25 till Wednesday October 27

Workshop at CWI Amsterdam on

Balloon experiments and aircraft missions related to TLE's, TGF's and space missions,

Overview and assessment of 2009 and 2010 ground-based observation campaigns (in Europe),

Laboratory measurements and modeling of streamers, halo and sprite modeling

Convenors: Christian Hanuise, Nikolai Østgard, Jean-Baptiste Renard, Torsten Neubert, Ute Ebert, Alejandro Luque, Sander Nijdam and Chao Li.

Thursday, 28 October: Visit of the experimental facilities at the departments of Applied Physics and Electric Engineering of Eindhoven University of Technology for interested participants. (We recommend you to stay in your hotel in Amsterdam and to travel to Eindhoven by direct train within 80 minutes, thus avoiding traffic jams.)

Link to present scientific planning.

Please register here for workshop participation, hotel and dinners. Find hotel and travel information below.

 

Hotel information:

We have reserved a group of hotelrooms at Hotel Casa 400 and Bastion Hotel Amsterdam. The most conveniently located and prized hotel is Casa 400 ( www.hotelcasa400.nl ).

Hotel Casa 400: Please book through our registration form. Costs of accommodation: hotelroom: EUR 125,00 prpn excl 5% touristtax including breakfast for single occupancy and EUR 135,00 for double occupancy. The hotel costs have to be paid by the guests directly to the hotel at check-out time.

Bastion Hotel Amsterdam: Click this link https://secure.hotelpartner.nl/congres/default.asp?cid=17DE13F46E20EF62CF14A3BE7BB695D61ECFAE90 to make a reservation at Bastion Hotel Amsterdam Centrum-Noord or Bastion Hotel Amsterdam Amstel. It is possible to share a room. Costs of accommodation: Bastion Hotel Noord room: EUR 113,50 / night, excl. EUR 5,00 tourist tax prpn, including breakfast. Bastion Hotel Amstel room: EUR 116,50 / night, excl EUR 1,50 tourist tax pppn including breakfast.  The hotel costs have to be paid by the guests directly to the hotel at check-out time.

Due to the fact that it is congress season in Amsterdam hotel prices are high. If you don't want to make use of our hotel, you can also try and book a hotel with www.booking.com or contact Martine Anholt for assistance. Leave the boxes blank if no hotel room is needed. Fill in the bottom box if you will book your own hotel accomodation.If you want to arrive before Sunday or stay after Thursday, or if you need to change your reservation, please contact Martine Anholt

Please register before August 31, 2010.

Travel instructions:

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From Schiphol Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Hotel Casa 400 Amsterdam. Take the train to Amsterdam Amstel Station. Within three minutes walk from the Amstel Station you will find the hotel. Follow directions to the Julianaplein. On the left side of the Fortis building you can take the tunnel. Take the first street on your right and then the first street on your left, Eerste Ringdijkstraat. From there you can already see the hotel at the end of the street.

From Hotel Casa 400 Amsterdam to Amsterdam Science Park. Walk to busstop Amstelstation and take Citybus 40 destination Muiderpoortstation. Get off at busstop Science Park.Citybus 40 leaves every 15 minutes.The distance from the hotel to Science Park is approximately 3 km. It is possible to rent a bike at the hotel reception.

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From Schiphol Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bastion Hotel Amsterdam/ Centrum-Noord. Take the train to Amsterdam Central Station, then take bus 32 or 36 to Amsterdam Noord; these buses depart every 15 minutes. Get off the bus at bus stop Waddenweg. The hotel is right ahead.

From Bastion Hotel Amsterdam/ Centrum-Noord to Amsterdam Science Park. Go to the busstop "Rode Kruisstraat" in 3 minutes. Take Citybus 33 destination Centraal Station. Get off at busstop CS Bus Oost. Walk to trainstation platform 13b. Take local train, destination Almere. The train departs at **:18 or **:48 from platform 13b and arrives, in 10 minutes, at trainstation Science Park. Walk to Sciencepark. The distance from the hotel to Science Park is approximately 12.8 km.

Instead of taking the bus to Central Station, you can walk for a bit more than 2 km through a rather green environment towards the north coast of Het IJ and take the free and frequent boat that takes you to the backside of the station.

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From Schiphol Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bastion Hotel Amsterdam/ Amstel. Take the train to Amsterdam Duivendrecht, then take the underground 50-51 to Amsterdam Amstel. Get off at Over Amstel Station. Leave the station and walk towards the crossroads; cross the crossroads. The hotel is 50 meters down the road, on the right, just below the viaduct. The underground departs every 10 minutes.

From Bastion Hotel Amsterdam/ Amstel to Amsterdam Science Park. Walk to the metrostation Over Amstel. Take metro 51 destination Amsterdam Centraal Station and get off at Amsterdam Amstel Station. Take Citybus 40 destination Muiderpoortstation. Get off at busstop Science Park. Citybus 40 leaves every 15 minutes.The distance from the hotel to Science Park is approxiamtely 5 km.

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Usefull public transport information:

http://www.ns.nl/cs/Satellite/travellers; for traintickets
http://journeyplanner.9292.nl/; about public transport

http://www.ov-chipkaart.nl/?taal=en; about the chipcard

http://maps.google.nl/

 

Usefull information about Amsterdam:

http://www.cwi.nl/~steven/amsterdam.html