Scientific kick off workshop and summer school
6 - 10 August 2012
Potsdam, University of Potsdam, nearby Sanssouci
The scientific kick off workshop in the historic ambience of Potsdam University brought together all players within the VI including representatives of the core partners, the national and international partners, project leaders and students. In total 74 participants took the chance for an exciting scientific duscourse nd networking. The first summer school which took place in connection with the workshops offered tutorials and the opportunity to meet in person not only for the students associated to the 10 VI-projects but also for students from national and international partners.
The formal opening ceremony took place during the kick-off workshops and has been a highlight, not only because of the participation of the representatives of the core partners and international partners. The inspiring greeting addresses by CEO A. Kaysser-Pyzalla (HZB), Vize-president P.U. Thamsen (FUB), Vize-president B. Schütt (TUB), Head of Theory Division Santra (CFEL/DESY), XFEL Director S. Moldotsov, and Günther, President of the hosting University of Potsdam were complemented by an exciting plenary talk given by Jo Stöhr (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, USA).
Here you can find the workshop announcement and the detailed program.