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EXPReS Fourth Board Meeting

Wednesday 21 January 2009

Madrid, Spain


The fianl minutes of the 4th EXPReS Board meeting are available as pdf.


The draft lists of participants and their proxies are available.


Online registration is available here.


Draft agenda. Please contact Charles or Yvonne if you have comments/suggestions.

Wednesday 21 January

start description speaker
11:30h Coffee, host's welcome, logistics (ODP PDF) Bachiller
- quorum, proxies, introduction of chair Yun
- agenda Tzioumis
12:00h Session 1
30 mins- coordinator view Langevelde
60 mins- updates from all partners all
- JBO ppt pdf Spencer
- CSIRO & AARNet ppt pdf Tzioumis
- PSNC ppt pdf Stoklosa
13:30h LUNCH
15:00h Session 2
20 mins- NA1/2/3/4 ODP PDF Yun
20 mins- SA1 ppt pdf Szomoru
20 mins- SA2 pdf Colomer
20 mins- JRA1 ppt pdf Spencer
10 mins- q/a all
16:30h Coffee break
17:00h session 3
30 mins- finance overview Yun
30 mins- p3/p4 reporting Yun
15 mins- Sci/Tech workshop update (link to meeting website) Colomer
15 mins- quick update from IYA pdf Szomoru
60 mins- ???
19:30h End
20:30h Joint EXPReS/SKADS dinner all

Initial discussion topics as mailed by Charles can he found here.
Explanation regarding the separation of CNIG-IGN can be found here.

Meeting Location

The meeting will be held at the Observatorio Astronomico de Madrid
Calle Alfonso XII, 3
28014 Madrid

Group Dinner

The joint dinner for the EXPReS + SKADS boards will take place on wednesday Jan 21st at a nearby restaurant (walking distance from OAN and the hotel):

El Cenador Del Prado
C/ Prado 4

If you wish to join us for dinner, please indicate this on your registration.


A block of single rooms has been reserved at HOTEL AGUMAR.
Please reserve your own room before 7th January 2009 by contacting the hotel directly.
Mention code “Observatorio” to ensure the discounted rate.
Pº. Reina Cristina, 7
28014 Madrid. España
Tel. (+34) 915526900
Fax. (+34) 914336095

75,00 euros/night single room
90,00 euros/night double room
14,25 euros/person breakfast
+ 7 % tax


A map with the different locations can be found here.

Traveling from the Airport to Hotel Agumar is easiest per taxi. Cost depend on traffic, may be 30-35 euros.

It is also possible to take the metro, from the Airport to Atocha-Renfe costs 2 Euros.
The metro map is here, you also get your best route here.
The route is Aeropuerto – Nuevos Ministerios (8) – Tribunal (10) – Atocha/Renfe (1)

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