GREAT Plenary Meeting: PM5

Plenary Meeting (PM5)

Rome, 4 to 6 July 2012

NEWS: 20110928: Further details will be announced early 2012

Meeting Programme

Agenda and meeting outline available on the meeting wiki site. In addition further details concerning the Symposium element of the Plenary, organised within the EAS European Week of Astronomy 2012, can be found on the EWASS-2012 site.

Meeting Aims and Goals

This fifth plenary meeting of GREAT will focus on the following key topics:
  • Science from the GREAT network - leading to the promise of Gaia
  • Update on the progress of Gaia, highlighting developments relevant to those in the wider community aiming to scientifically exploit Gaia
  • Discuss the evolution of the GREAT network and review the ESF funded network in 2012
  • Within parallel discussions decide on plans for specific networking activities to support the work of the various science working groups.
  • Update on the GREAT initiatives

The full meeting programme and material generated at the meeting will be found on the GREAT wiki at

Organising Committee

The meeting organisers are: Nicholas Walton (Cambridge), Francois Mignard (Nice), Timo Prusti (ESTEC, ESA), Sofia Randich (Arcetri)