“Into the Red Dragon’s Lair: Four-in-One Workshop Tackling Outstanding Problems in Heliophysics and Space Weather” at the Clayton Hotel, Cardiff, Wales, UK (03-08 December 2017) – Third Announcement.

September 1, 2017, from Mario Bisi

Dear Colleagues.

This is the third announcement of our upcoming exciting workshop entitled “Into the Red Dragon’s Lair: Four-in-One Workshop Tackling Outstanding Problems in Heliophysics and Space Weather”. Please register and submit your abstracts soon – only one month left – and please remember to pay in the second step of the process as registration is not complete until payment has been made – we are only expecting around 40 participants to be able to maintain the workshop environment.

***Full details and deadlines can be found on the workshop website here: https://www.ukssdc.ac.uk/meetings/IntoTheRedDragonsLair/.***

Our Workshop encompasses four main themes:
– The “Fourth Remote-Sensing of the Inner Heliosphere Workshop”;
– “Where are we on Bz?” (a SEREN follow-on);
– “Novel Ionospheric Studies with Advanced Observing Techniques”; and
– The “11th LOFAR Solar Physics and Space Weather Key Science Project”.
(The combined workshop also incorporates the MWA SHI and future potential SKA SHI SWG science.)

The workshop aims to gather experts from the various fields of remote¬-sensing observations of the inner heliosphere (EUV, white-/visible-¬light, radio), together with modellers, in order to tackle key outstanding heliophysics issues. It is also intended to establish closer working relations and devise the best ways our group can move the field forward as a whole, tapping into observational capabilities that can be used to aid the upcoming Solar Orbiter and Parker Solar Probe Communities, as well as Space Weather science and forecasting enhancements in general.

The workshop registration fee (£150 late registration) includes lunches, excursions, welcome reception, and workshop dinner (the latter three are all Welsh themed allowing participants an insight into Wales’ culture and recent history). Menus and excursion details have been updated accordingly on the website along with some other updates.

Several invited speakers have already been confirmed to include Sarah Gibson (UCAR), Colin Lonsdale (MIT Haystack), Jackie Davies (STFC RAL Space), Curt de Koning (NOAA SWPC), Anthony Yeates (Durham), David Jackson (Met Office), Giovanni Lapenta (KU Leuven), Dusan Odstrcil (GMU/NASA), and Cleo Loi (Cambridge University).

We look forward to welcoming you to Cardiff!

Best wishes,

Mario (SOC and LOC Chair, on behalf of the SOC and LOC).

Science Organising Committee (SOC):
Mario M. Bisi (STFC RAL Space, UK) (Chair)
Michael (Mike) A. Hapgood (STFC RAL Space, UK)
Richard A. Fallows (ASTRON, NL)
Kent Miller (EOARD, UK/AFRL, USA)
Bernard (Bernie) V. Jackson (UCSD, US)
David (Dave) F. Webb (BC, US)
Biagio Forte (University of Bath, UK)
Alexander (Alec) MacKinnon (University of Glasgow, UK)
Gottfried Mann (AIP, DE)

Local Organising Committee (LOC):
Mario M. Bisi (STFC RAL Space, UK) (Chair)
Catherine A. Baker (Baker-Bisi Executive Assistance, UK)
Annabel Cartwright (Cardiff University, UK)