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Gaia DPAC 4th Consortium Meeting

The meeting in brief

From March 2 to March 6, 2020, the 4th meeting of the Gaia Data Processing and Analysis Consortium (DPAC) will gather representatives from all Coordination Units and Data Processing Centers of DPAC, as well as from ESA. The meeting will take place at the  University's meeting venue in the beautiful heart of Heidelberg's historical center. A detailed program of the plenary and splinter sessions will be announced later. The number of participants is limited to 200 and participation is restricted to DPAC members only. Registration is not yet open. However, please take into account that participation requires pre-payment of related fees. These will be announced later and well in advance of the meeting.


The program is still under construction.

Meeting Venue

The meeting will take place at the "Neue Universität", located in the lively historic city center of Heidelberg. From 2009 until 2011 this historic building has been completely refurbished to become a modern auditorium which provides all contemporary features necessary to run inspiring lectures and meetings.


The registration site is under construction.


For several hotels in Heidelberg we hold options for a certain number of single or double bedrooms for our guests. These hotels are located at various distances to the meeting venue. Prices per person and night range from about 70 to 130 EUR and mostly already include breakfast. Please consider that hotels mentioned below grant options n rooms until mid January 2020. The keyword you require to get access will be sent to participants via mail

Hotel Goldener Hecht (6 rooms)

Hotel Holländer Hof (22 rooms)

Hotel Panorama (15 rooms)

Hotel Goldene Rose (15 rooms)

Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg (10 rooms)

Hotel Tannhäuser (17 rooms)

Hotel Monpti (6 rooms)

Hotel 4 Jahreszeiten (15 rooms)

Hotel Acor (9 rooms)

Hotel am Rathaus (16 rooms)


In case you have any questions concerning the program of this consortium meeting please contact Michael Biermann (biermann(at) Regarding conference logistics, hotel booking, local infrastructure, travelling to/from Heidelberg etc. please contact the ZAH Scientific Manager, Guido Thimm (

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