De canon "Vijftig jaar Nederlands ruimteonderzoek" is opgesteld in 2012.



The symposium will be held in the main building of the University of Groningen.
Address: Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, 9712CP Groningen.
The Academy Building is in the very city center and within walking distance of various hotels.

Oral presentations:

  • Monday and Tuesday in the Geertsema Lecture hall.
  • Wednesday in the Offerhaus Lecture hall.

Poster sessions:

  • All days in the Lounge.
  • Posterboards: 100cm (w) by 225cm (h), Nylon surface. Velcro tape will be available.

Lunches, coffee and tea breaks on the three conference days will be served in the Bruins Hall and are included in the conference fee.


  • Sunday evening, April 7th, from 17.00 - 19.00 hrs, a welcome party is given at Mr. Mofongo Restaurant


    Address: Oude Boteringestraat 26, Groningen.
  • Monday evening, April 8th, from 18:30 - 19:30 hrs, a reception is given at the Provinciehuis.
    Address: Martinikerkhof 12, Groningen.


Tuesday April 9th, the dinner will be served in the Groninger Museum from 19:00h - 22:00h.


See the map of Groningen in the panel at the bottomright for the location of the Academy Building, Museum, Mr. Mofongo Restaurant, Provinciehuis

and the Train station. Note that the Train station is approximately 1 km from the Academy Building.


Groningen - with a population of about 185,000 - is the biggest city in the North of the Netherlands. General information about the city can be found on the webpages of the Groningen Tourist Information Office.


For dinner, there are many possibilities in the center of Groningen. The Groningen Tourist Information Office has a page on "Eating & Drinking".

Groningen city map: 1. Academy building 2. Museum 3. Train station 4. Restaurant Mr. Mofongo 5. Provinciehuis