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SourceSink kick-off meeting, Amsterdam, 20-21 November 2008

Group photo

Meeting photo

Meeting participants, from left to right: up - Juraj Francu, Dimitrios Sokoutis, Endre Dombradi, Eva Francu, Lothar Schrott, Paul Andriessen, Jan Safanda, Josef Minar, Michal Kovac, Wout Krijgsman, Nicolae Panin, Karen Leever, Gilles Lericolais; down - Dan Jipa, Corneliu Dinu, Liviu Matenco; missing from this photo: Bernhard Fugenschuh, Bruno Tomljenovic, Gunay Cifci, Derman Dondurur, Attila Ciner, Ronald van Balen, Vitaly Starostenko, Olga Legostaeva, Randell Stephenson, Sergiy Stovba, Anatoly Nikishin, Andreea Vondrak

Thank you Andrea for logistics!

Meeting proceeding and related materials

See intranet section of this website

Meeting programme:

20 November 2008, VU University Amsterdam, "Tuinzaal, W&N-gebouw"

  • 12:00 - Arrival of participants, lunch and coffee/tea;
  • 13:00 - 14:00 - Introduction Amsterdam colleagues - Updates on the overall TOPO-EUROPE programme and SourceSink. Introduction on general SourceSink networking and collaboration - what we need to decide. Specific ESF management and procedures as applied to SourceSink. General discussions on the SourceSink setup;
  • 14:00 - 14:15 - Garden break;
  • 14:15 - 18:00 (one coffe/tea break between 16:00 - 16:15) - Individual and Associated projects presentation: key updates on the science plan, description of planned human resources exchanges, common fieldworks, shared facilities/laboratories; commonly planned research, training (e.g., summer school, workshops) or publications, other common activities; You should plan an informal presentation of strictly 15 minutes (including brief questions). Detailed discussions are planned for the next day;
  • 19:30 - Common dinner downtown Amsterdam (Dionysos Taverna, see practical details below).

21 November 2008, VU University Amsterdam, "Tuinzaal, W&N-gebouw"

  • 9:30 - 13:30 (one coffee/tea break between 11:15 - 11:30) - Direct discussions on the science/training plan and implementing the networking/collaboration;
  • 13:30 - 14:30 - Lunch and coffee.

Practical information



Your hotels:

Dionysos Taverna, practical details:

  • website here
  • Address: Overtoom 176, 1054 HR Amsterdam, tel: +31 20 6894441
  • From VU University Amsterdam: Tram 5 from station De Boelelaan VU to station Van Baerlestraat (van Gogh Museum) direction Amsterdam Central Station, then walking distance 7 minutes (see map)
  • Walking distance from Hotels Atlas, Acro, Aalders, from Asterisk take tram 10 from Weteringcircuit/Weteringsch to station Raamplein direction Van Hallstraat, then walk 10 Minutes (see map)
From station Van Baerlestraat to Overtoom 176 From station Raamplein to Overtoom 176
map Dionysos 01 Map Dionysos 02
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