XXVIII Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics
La Laguna, Tenerife (Spain) - 7th to 16th November 2016

School Venue

The sessions will take place at the main conference room of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC). The participants will be accommodated at  Hotel Laguna Nivaria**** located in Plaza del Adelantado, and Hotel Aguere, just a few minutes walking from the Nivaria Hotel. Hotel reservations and special requests will be handled by the organizers. In the surroundings you will find the commercial area with shops, boutiques, bars and restaurants. A map of the area can be found here.

The IAC main building is located within walking distance of both the Laguna Nivaria and Aguere Hotels, and is also accessible using the tram. The School venue will have full facilities for the attendants including:

  • A conference hall
  • Poster area for poster presentations.
  • Video and computer display facilities.
  • Morning and afternoon coffee breaks.
  • Free wireless internet access throughout the building.

Standard lecture sessions are from 09:00 to 17:30. Each working day will consist of five blocks of 1 hour classes with morning and afternoon coffee breaks, and lunch. Some of the lectures will take place at the computer room of the Physics Faculty of the University of La Laguna, located close to the Central Campus. It takes about 10 minutes to get there from the IAC. 

Each Professor will distribute the time at his/her own convenience amongst the different types of possible activities: lectures, exercises, practical classes, questions for students etc..