STCE Annual Meeting 2017

chaired by Ronald Van der Linden (STCE)
Thursday, 8 June 2017 from to (Europe/Brussels)
at Space Pole ( Meridian room )


The Solar-Terrestrial Centre of Excellence annual meeting is a coming together of people working at the plateau to discover new things.

This year we want to highlight an international observation campaign that was intended to squeeze the last drop out of SUMER, an instrument onboard of the 21 years old (!) space weather satellite SOHO. The STCE contributed to this campaign. With the 'lucky imaging' trick, we got an amazing view of the solar surface.

And, hot of the press:  the Extreme Ultraviolet Imager (EUI) is ready to be mounted on the Solar Orbiter satellite! More about it at the meeting.

We present also the 2017 Dark & Dusty tour. We will guide you through the catacomben of the BIRA, RMI and KSB revealing secret science that you never could think of. Flash lights are not necessary.

As tradition requires, we end with food. To have an estimate of the amount of food that we should foresee, please register. It's done in a sec.

We hope to welcome you on June 8!


Please, keep your morning cup for the coffee break.

Participants Julien Amand; Bram Beeckman; Nicolas Bergeot; David Berghmans; David Bolsée; Bram Bourgoignie; Pepijn Cardoen; Gaël Cessateur; Sophie Chabanski; Simon Chabrillat; André Chevalier; Christian Conscience; Norma Crosby; Elke D'Huys; Fabien Darrouzet; Hugo De Backer; Veerle De Bock; Erwin De Donder; Johan De Keyser; Judith de Patoul; Geert De Sadelaer; Bieke Decraemer; Veronique Delouille; Steven Dewitte; Mark Dierckxsens; Laurent Dolla; Marie Dominique; Herbert Gunell; Lamy Hervé; Jan Janssens; O'Hara Jennifer; Emil Kraaikamp; Caroline Kussé; Quentin Laffineur; Karolien Lefever; Joseph Lemaire; Maryna Lukach; Jasmina Magdalenic Zhukov; Christophe Marqué; Neophytos Messios; Marilena Mierla; Pereira Nuno; Le Binh San Pham; Viviane Pierrard; Elena Podladchikova; dieter poelman; Eric Pottiaux; Sylvain Ranvier; Luciano Rodriguez; Danislav Sapundjiev; Paul Simon; Dominique Sluse; Stan Stankov; Koen Stegen; Nevens Stijn; Dana Talpeanu; Ronald Van der Linden; Roeland Van Malderen; Jurgen Vanhamel; Petra Vanlommel; Cis Verbeeck; Tobias Verhulst; Lore Vermeylen; Willem Verstraeten; Yuriy Voitenko; Sarah Willems; Andrei Zhukov
Go to day
  • Thursday, 8 June 2017
    • 10:10 - 10:25 Doors
      Coffee & Tea are ready
    • 10:25 - 10:30 Welcome 5'
      Speaker: Ronald Van der Linden (STCE General Manager)
    • 10:30 - 11:00 SOHO/SUMER - a last International Observation Campaign before shutting down 30'
      Speakers: Emil Kraaikamp, Laurent Dolla
      Material: Slides powerpoint filedown arrow
    • 11:00 - 11:30 The telescope EUI is ready! 30'
      Speaker: Cis Verbeeck
      Material: Slides powerpoint file Video unknown type file
    • 11:30 - 11:45 Coffee & chatting
    • 11:45 - 13:15 Dark & Dusty - guided tour through the basements of the plateau
      Preparation of the ozon soundings - Roeland Van Malderen
      Pressure calibration for sensors - automatic weather stations - Hélène Dendoncker
      The catacomben of the ROB - Hilde Langenaken
      DAMIAN digitalisation machinery - Jean-Pierre De Cuyper 
      Seismic measurements at 100m depth - Fabienne Collin
      Material: video link
    • 13:15 - 14:15 Lunch ( RMI canteen )