“The Radio Telescope LOFAR – Capabilities and Advantages”


International Seminar
Tuesday, 03 December 2019
Sofia Tech Park, Laboratory Complex, Hall 125

Event Schedule:
09:00 – 09:30 – Coffee, Welcome, and Introductions

15:15 – 15:30 – Q&A session 2
09:30 – 10:00 – Dr. Rene Vermeulen, Director International LOFAR Telescope – “The International LOFAR Telescope: Science Capabilities and Future Prospects I”
10:00 – 10:30 – Dr. Carla Baldovin, ILT Policy Officer – “The International LOFAR Telescope: Science Capabilities and Future Prospects II”
10:30 – 11:00 – Prof. Peter Gallagher, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) – “The Irish LOFAR consortium”
11:00 – 11:30 – Dr. Eoin Carley, DIAS – “I-LOFAR Science”
11:30 – 12:00 – Q&A session 1

12:00 – 13:00 – Lunch

13:00 – 13:30 – Mr. Mārcis Donerblics, Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Center – “LOFAR Latvia – First Steps In The Field”
13:30 – 14:00 – Dr. Pietro Zucca, The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) – “Solar and Space Weather Research with LOFAR”
14:00 – 14:30 – Dr. Ilia Roussev, US National Science Foundation – “NSF Support for Excellent Scientific Infrastructure”

14:30 – 14:45 – Coffee break

14:45 – 15:15 – Dr. Kamen Kozarev, Institute of Astronomy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences – “Status of LOFAR-BG efforts”
15:15 – 15:30 – Q&A session 2
15:30 – 17:00 – Discussion panel on LOFAR-BG efforts and consortium