Special Session SS33  3 July 2020

NAC: More astronomy

Aims and scope

The Dutch Astronomers Conference (NAC) is organised yearly to bring together astronomers from all over the Netherlands. This year's edition is held concurrently with EASAM.

This plenary session of the NAC aims to inform people on astronomical advances made with novel messengers, such as gravitational waves. Talks are given by scientists from Dutch universities and research institutes.


  • WEAVE Scott Trager
  • Constraining the origin of localized fast radio bursts Kelly Gourdji
  • Determining Cosmic Ray Composition with Corsika Simulations at the AERA Radio Detector Bjarni Pont
  • Invited talk - Gideon Koekoek
  • Combining gravitation waves with electromagnetic data Gijs Nelemans

See the NAC schedule for specific times.

Invited speakers

  • Scott Trager (Kapteyn Institute)
  • Gideon Koekoek (Maastricht University)
  • Gijs Nelemans (Radboud Universiteit)

Scientific organisers

Huub Röttgering, Jan Lub, Simon Portegies Zwart, Martijn Oei, Martijn Wilhelm, Frits Sweijen, Lydia Stofanova, Dirk van Dam, Rafaël Mostert, Marieke Baan


Simon Portegies-Zwart: spz @ strw.leidenuniv.nl

Updated on Wed Jun 10 13:29:29 CEST 2020