The 4th ELiTES general meeting was held on the 2nd and 3rd December 2015 in Tokyo. The meeting has been anticipated because of the 7th ET Symposium in Florence.

The session of the 2nd of December was hosted by the Tokyo Institute of Technology, in the lecture theater at Tokyo Tech. The second day was hosted by the Delegation of the European Union to Japan.


The 7th ET meeting was be the 2nd-3rd of February, 2016, hosted by the beautiful Villa Finaly in Florence (Italy). Here it is the web site of the event.
That event was the first joint ET-LIGO 3G meeting, focusing on possible future scenarios, the scientific targets and strategies, the enabling technologies needed to realise the 3rd generation GW observatories.
The meeting was organised around few selected talks allowing long discussions and a poster session.
The structure of workshop was the following:

  • Tuesday 2nd, Morning: Global scenario
  • Tuesday 2nd, Afternoon: Technologies
  • Wednesday 3rd, morning: Global scenario and roadmapping

The workshop was preceded by a meeting focused on the next H2020 call on integration of research infrastructures, on February 1st.



The 3rd ELiTES General meeting was held the 9th-10th of February 2015, in Tokyo. We kept the usual formula, the first day hosted by the European Delegation in Japan and the second day by the University of Tokyo, in the SEIHOKU gallery in Yayoi Auditorium Annex, The event web page is here.

The photos of the meeting are available here.

The first GraWIToN school is organised at EGO from the 20th of April to the 8th of May, 2015. Registration web site is available and open here.
The 6th ET general meeting was held on the 19th - 20th of November 2014, hosted by the LMA-CNRS laboratory in Lyon. In the afternoon of the second day we had a workshop focused on optical coatings issues.
Click here to reach the meeting web site.

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