16th EISC - Workshop

14 - 16 April 2014

Toulouse, France


Invitation Letter for the workshop

General Information on the workshop


Monday 14 April 2014


Registration The ‘Capitole’, Toulouse Town Hall 
12.30- 14.15:
Lunch cocktail at the ‘Capitole’;  Hosted by Mr. Pierre COHEN, Maire of Toulouse 
14.30:Departure by bus to the “Cité de l’Espace”
15.15 – 17.00:
Round Table in the “Cité de l’Espace” INTRODUCTION by Geneviève FIORASO, Ministre for Higher Education and Research, French Government, Paris
Moderated by Kai-Uwe SCHROGL, European Space Agency
With the participation of:
  • Jean-Baptiste DESBOIS, Director General, Cité de l’Espace, Toulouse
  • Ana NORONHA, Executive Director, Ciência Viva, Lisbon
  • Sally-Jane NORMAN, Director, Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex
  • Peter HABISON, Science Outreach Network, European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere, Vienna
PRESENTATION of the ‘ESA-EISC’ traineeship by Senator Dominique TILMANS, Chair of the Belgian Space Working Group, Belgium Senate
Coffee Break
Guided Tour of the Cité de l'Espace
Cocktail and Dinner at the Cité de l'Espace
Return by bus to the Hotel Mercure


Tuesday 15 April 2014

9.00:Departure by bus from the hotel Mercure
09.15 – 11.45:
Visit of CNES 
Presentations, Leonard de Vinci Room
Visit surrounding three poles: ATV (Control room), BCMA (anechoic chamber or compact base for antenna measurement), and Arago Hall (work in progress on space objects)
12.00:Lunch at the CNES, Leonard de Vinci Room or Hall Arago
Visit of Airbus Defense and Space 
15.30:Visit of Thales Alenia Space 
17.10:Departure by bus to the Airport


Wednesday 16 April 2014

Departure from the Hotel Mercure
Welcome breakfast and AIRBUS presentation, Saint Martin AIRBUS Site  
General Presentation of Airbus and the Airbus Group, by Cécile HA MINH TU, Director of Institutional Relations
Visit on foot of the A380 Assembly line
Visit of the A400 M, and the A350 Assembly Line from the visitor’s mezzanine
Welcome by Patrick PIEDRAFITA, President of SAS Airbus Operations, and cocktail buffet
Departure of the delegation for the guard post of La Crabe / Saint-Martin