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

The presentations are listed in chronological order (format: mmdd-nn-name). Poster presentations can be found at the end of the list.

The proceedings of the conference will be published in Proceedings of Science, the open access online journal organized by SISSA, the International School for Advanced Studies based in Trieste. The proceedings will be peer-reviewed. Prof. Ed van den Heuvel is editor-in-chief of the proceedings on behalf of the Scientific Organizing Committee.

The procedure for submission and the required style-file can be found at




Sea Palace, our restaurant on Wednesday

Excursion on Wednesday afternoon

On Wednesday afternoon, October 12, 14:00-17:00 hr, you will be guided through Amsterdam during a walk and a boat excursion over the canals of the historical centre. Many houses were built in Amsterdam for an influx of new residents in the Golden Age (roughly the 17th century), as the city's population expanded from 60,000 to 200,000 in just 50 years. The cost of this tour is included in the conference fee.

Conference dinner on Wednesday evening

The conference dinner buffet will be held on Wednesday evening, October 12, 19:30-22:30 hr, in Sea Palace, near the central train station of Amsterdam [indicated in the map below]. The cost is included in the conference fee.

Click the symbols in de map for further details (or the top left for an overview).

Oral presentations

  • The allotted time for talks includes 5 min for discussion.
  • Please be prepared for a transfer of your presentation to the session notebook(s) used during the meeting. This can be done
    - by memory stick (please contact the session assistant during the break before the session, or earlier) or
    - by mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. until Friday October 7, 17:00 hr local time (if your email size exceeds 15 MB, use e.g.
  • The notebook used during the meeting is running Mac OS, with Keynote, MS PowerPoint for Mac and Adobe Acrobat. Also a Windows machine with MS PowerPoint is available.

Poster presentations

  • Posters can be displayed from Monday morning until Friday at noon.
  • The poster boards fit A0 posters (85 x 120 cm) in portrait mode..

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