Ninth European Space Weather Week
November 5 - 9, 2012, Brussels, Belgium

Keynote Lecture
Interplanetary scintillation and an encounter with space weather, and other musings

Prof Jocelyn Bell Burnell,
Monday Nov 5, 2012, 18:30-22:00

We are pleased to announce Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell as keynote speaker.
In her talk she will reflect on some solar-terrestrial spin off from PhD research programme (in Cambridge, in the late 1960s) and other encounters with solar-terrestrial phenomena.

Susan Jocelyn Bell Burnell is a British astrophysicist. As a postgraduate student, she discovered the first radio pulsars ... more on wikipedia

The keynote will take place in the EGMONT PALACE - Rue aux Laines, 8 B, Wolstraat at 1000 Brussels (at walking distance from the Palais des Academies). It is built in the 16th century by Francoise of Luxembourg and her son, Lamoral, Count of Egmont (you can still see his statue at the Petit Sablon), the property was dramatically transformed in the 17th century by the family of the Princes of Arenberg. Many famous people have stayed there, including Queen Christine of Sweden, Louis XV, Jean-Baptiste Rousseau and Voltaire. It now belongs to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its prestigious settings is used for important international conferences.
The keynote lecture will take place in the Arenberg Room (210 pax) followed by the welcome reception - drinks accompagnied with wraps/small sandwiches/... - in the Hall of Mirrors.

Where: Egmont Palace - Rue aux Laines, 8B, Wolstraat, 1000 Brussels, at walking distance from the Palais des Academies.
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