LOFAR Solar and Space Weather KSP meeting, Dublin 2020

The LOFAR Solar and Space Weather KSP will hold their next meeting at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) from 30th March – 1st April 2020. This meeting will focus on recent scientific results from the KSP as well as a business meeting. We also plan 0.5-1 day informal workshop on the analysis of LOFAR data related to the Parker Solar Probe mission.


The meeting will be held at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Burlington Rd., D04 C932. Note there are a few DIAS sites around the city, double check you’ve got the right one when organising transport, hotels etc.


To register please email eoin.carley@dias.ie by 25th January 2020 with the following info:

  • Name:
  • Affiliation:
  • Talk title (if you wish to give one):
  • Dietary restrictions:
  • Attending the LOFAR-PSP workshop on day 3 (yes/no?):

Preliminary Schedule

  • Day 1 (Mar 30)

14:00 – 15:30 Welcome and science talks

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee

16:00 – 17:30 Science talks

  • Day 2 (Mar 31)

09:00 – 11:00 Science talks

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee

11:30 – 13:00 Science talks

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 16:00 Science talks

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee

16:30 – 17:30 KSP business meeting. Agenda TBD.

19:00 – Dinner

  • Day 3 (Apr 1): LOFAR-PSP workshop

09:00 – 11:00 LOFAR-PSP Workshop 1

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee

11:30 – 13:00 LOFAR-PSP Workshop 2

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There are plenty of hotels located close to DIAS, Burlington Rd. The two closest:

We recommend booking as early as possible.

Getting to DIAS, Burlington Rd.

There’s multiple options for getting from Dublin Airport to DIAS Burlington Rd:
  • A taxi from Dublin Airport to DIAS-Burlington will cost approximately €35.
  • By coach, take Aircoach no. 700 at Dublin Airport and get off at Leeson St. Lower (next to the Clayton Hotel), after which DIAS Burlington Rd. is a 3 minute walk.
  • Dublin Bus express 747 to O’Connell St., then 38, 38a, 38b or 38d to Burlington Rd.
  • From Dublin city centre you can also take the LUAS Green Line (tram) to the Charlemont stop, which is a 10 minute walk from Burlington Rd.