Organising committees

This conference is organized by the ASTERICS collaboration, a Horizon 2020 funded project that collects knowledge and experiences from astronomy, astrophysics and particle physics and fosters synergies among existing research infrastructures and scientific communities, with the ambition of seeing them interoperate as an integrated, multi-wavelength and multi-messenger facility.


On behalf of ASTERICS:

  • Carole Jackson - ASTRON (Netherlands)
  • Rob van der Meer - ASTRON (Netherlands)
  • Giuseppe Cimo' - ASTRON / JIVE (Netherlands)
  • Stephen Serjeant - Open University (United Kingdom)
  • Giovanni Lamanna - LAPP (France)
  • Mark Allen - CDS (France)
  • Françoise Genova - CDS (France)
  • Arpad Szomoru - JIVE (Netherlands)


The Scientific Organizing Committee (SOC) of the conference consists of an international group of experts in the many aspects of multi-messenger astrophysics.


The members of the SOC are:

  • Giuseppe Cimo' - ASTRON / JIVE (Netherlands) - Chair
  • Gemma Anderson - Curtin University (Australia)
  • Dipankar Bhattacharya - Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (India)
  • Marica Branchesi - INFN (Italy)
  • Eric Chassande-Mottin - CNRS (France)
  • Alessandra Corsi - Texas Tech University (USA)
  • Anna Franckowiak - Desy (Germany)
  • Aart Heijboer - Nikhef (Netherlands)
  • Mansi M. Kasliwal - California Institute of Technology (USA)
  • Sera Markoff - University of Amsterdam (Netherlands)
  • Tara Murphy - University of Sydney (Australia)
  • Zsolt Paragi - Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC (Netherlands)
  • Fabio Pasian - INAF (Italy)
  • Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz University of California, Santa Cruz (USA)
  • Patrick Woudt - University of Cape Town (South Africa)
  • Feng Yuan - Shanghai Observatory (China)

For questions regarding your abstract please send an email to:


The members of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) are:


  • Christine Werkhoven - ASTRON (Netherlands) - Chair
  • John McKean - Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of Groningen (Netherlands)
  • Giuseppe Cimo' - ASTRON / JIVE (Netherlands)
  • Jet de Vries - ASTRON (Netherlands)

For general questions regarding te conference please send an email to:

You can reach the LOC at Martini Plaza on the following number: +31(0)50 – 5222 853




ASTERICS is a project supported by the European Commission Framework Programme Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation action under grant agreement n.653477