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Half a Day of Conferences and Visits
Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (Uccle)

Event in the Frame of the
International Year of Light

Organized by
PromOptica, BIRA-IASB, and the Belgian Society for Microscopy (BSM vzw)

31 March 2015


Program & schedule

13h30 : General Meeting of PromOptica
14h00 : Welcome and Introduction
14h05 : Bending the laws of diffraction: how microscopy turned into nanoscopy!
W. De Vos
(Ghent University and Antwerp University)
14h40 : How the Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy has developed after 50 years of research: light is everywhere...
M. De Mazire (Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy)

Presentation of SOLSPEC

D. Bolse (Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy)
15h40 : Living in the sunshine : The source and role of light in the Sun-Earth relations
F. Clette (Royal Observatory of Belgium)
16h15 : Visit to the Solar Dome Planeterrella : a Laboratory Generator of Northern Lights
17h15 : Reception

The organizers reserve the right to make changes to this program at any time.
The participation is free. The number of places is limited and members of the organising societies have priority
A confirmation e-mail will be sent by 20 March.

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