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Department of Astrophysics

3rd ARRAKIHS Mission Consortium Meeting

Location: Sunstar Spa Hotel, Grindelwald, Switzerland.

8/9th – 12th September, 2024

IMPORTANT: We are currently full. Please register if you want to be added to the waiting list - OR - If you want to find and pay for your own accommodation please do so. In this case please let us know so that we can adjust our count for seminar coffee breaks and meals which we can cover.

Please arrange your own travel. The closest airport is Zurich, 3 hours by train from the airport to Grindelwald. See travel times, below.

We have reserved rooms for 60 people, but some of the rooms could be shared so we could fit a maximum of 76 people if demand is high.

Please note that the program has been extended as follows:

1. Core team meeting: Monday 9th September morning
Core team members should plan on arriving at the Sunstar hotel 14:00 – 18:00 on Sunday 8th
Core team dinner 8pm.

2. General consortium meeting: 9th -12th September
General members should plan on arriving at the Sunstar hotel 13:00-15:30 on Monday 9th.
NEW 9th September, 2024:
Plenary talks will take place from 16:00-18:00.
Welcome drinks 18:00, dinner 20:00.

10 & 11th September, 2024:
Talks Tuesday/Wednesday 9:00-18:00.
Lunches & dinners at the hotel.

NEW 12th September, 2024: 
Plenary final discussions 9:00-12:00.
Departure Thursday 12th September, noon.


Zurich airport - Grindelwald
fastest connection at xx:45, 2 hrs, 55 min (e.g. 12:45-15:40)

Geneva airport - Grindelwald
fastest connection at xx:32, 3 hrs, 38 min (e.g. 11:32-15:40)

Basel airport - Grindelwald
fastest connection at xx:04, bus/train, 3 hrs, 6 min (e.g. 12:04-15:10)

Milan airport - Grindelwald 
Minimum 5 hours with multiple stops

You can find the train schedules for Switzerland here:

Questions/contact: Suzanne

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