IAU Symposium 307: New windows on massive stars


Social events

Welcome reception

Sunday June 22, 2014: 16h-19h at the Science History Museum

The welcome and registration reception will take place in the beautiful Villa Bartholoni, in the park "La Perle du Lac" at the lakeshore. The villa hosts an exquisite collection of ancient scientific instruments, including those of the Geneva naturalist Horace-Benedict de Saussure (1740-1799).

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Public conference:

"Le magnétisme stellaire : son rôle sur la vie des étoiles et la nôtre."

Tuesday June 24, 2014: 19h-20h in auditoire Rouiller, Uni Dufour

The conference will be given in french by Coralie Neiner (Observatoire de Meudon, Paris, France).

See the webpage

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Wednesday June 25, 2014

13h30-17h15: visit of the ATLAS experiment in CERN
four groups of 12 people will be allowed underground, inside the ATLAS experiment (already booked out, sorry!).

17h45-19h30: wine tasting in a renowned Geneva vineyard domain: the Château de Collex

Price: CHF 50.00 (to be paid at the registration desk)

Conference dinner

Thursday June 26, 2014

The conference dinner will be hosted in La Brasserie des Halles de l'île
Aperitif from 19h30, dinner at 20h15.

Price: CHF 70.00 for senior astronomers,
CHF 40.00 for PhD students and postdocs,
to be paid at registration desk before Monday June 23, evening.

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