24-26 October, 2018, in Jena




Wednesday  (LofarWG Meeting, ALMA town hall meeting and GLOW Annual Assembly)

      14:00 - 16:00 LofarWG meeting 

      16:30 - 18:00 ALMA town hall meeting

      16:30 - 18:30  GLOW Consortium Meeting (Reports from members, reports from working group chairs, elections) 


Thursday (Radio2018 Symposium: Recent progress in radio astronomy)

      9:00 - 18:00 

    19:00  Conference dinner 


Friday (Radio2018 Symposium: Recent progress in radio astronomy)

     9:00 - 13:00      

    14:00 - 16:00 Tour to Tautenburg observatory and LOFAR station


Preliminary list of speakers:

       Rebeca Aladro (Bonn)

       Frank Bertoldi (Bonn)

       Frank Bigiel (Heidelberg)

       Sebastian Bocquet (München)

       Francesco de Gasperin (TBC, Hamburg)

       Dominik Elsässer (Dortmund)

       Volker Heesen (Hamburg)

       Carole Jackson (Dwingeloo)

       Matt Jarvis (Oxford)

       Anna Nelles (Berlin)

       Eduardo Ros (Bonn)

       Caterina Tiburzi (Bielefeld)

       Kshitij Thorat (Grahamstown)

       Rene Vermeulen (Dwingeloo)

       Axel Weiß (Bonn) 

       Saleem Zaroubi (Groningen) 


  A detailed schedule will follow soon. Even if the program is already quite packed we still have room for a few contributed presentations. If you would like to give a presentation at the Radio2018 symposium, please indicate this in the registration email and include a title and very brief abstract. We encourage in particular postdocs and students to present resent results. 



   We encourage participants to bring posters and use poster stands available in the meeting room.



   If you plan to attend the meeting please sent an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

   with the following information:

       Name and affiliation 

       I will attend:

           - the LOFAR working group meeting     yes/no

           - the ALMA town hall meeting              yes/no

           - the GLOW Annual Assembly              yes/no

           - the Radio2018 on Thursday               yes/no

           - the symposium dinner                       yes/no

           - the Radio2018 on Friday                    yes/no

           - the Tautenburg tour                           yes/no 

       I would like to give a presentation            no / title, very brief abstract 

       I will bring a poster                                  yes/no    



Conference fee  

   The will be a conference fee to cover the catering during coffee and lunch breaks. Please pay the in cash at registration. 



   The LOFAR working Group meeting, the ALMA town hall meeting and the GLOW Annual Assembly will take in the seminar rooms 308 and 309 in FSU building at Carl-Zeis-Straße 3 (you may enter from Ernst-Abbe-Platz).

    The Radio2018 Symposium will take place in the "Rosensäle / Kleiner Sitzungssal" located at Fürstengraben 27.




   You may choose one of the hotels in Jena, for instance

         Steigenberger - Esplanade






Scientific organising committee   

    Marcus Brüggen (co-chair), Benedetta Ciardi, Ralf-Jürgen Dettmar, Matthias Hoeft (co-chair), Hans-Rainer Klöckner, Karl Mannheim, Joe Mohr, Stefanie Mühle and Dominik Schwarz



Financial support 

This event has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 730562 [RadioNet]