Radio2021 & GLOW Assembly

22-24 November 2021, MPA, Garching

The meeting will host a symposium covering a broad variety of astrophysics at radio wavelength, as well as GLOW (German Long Wavelength Consortium), LOFAR and MeerKAT gatherings.

Please note that all people will have to present a vaccination certificate or proof of recovery if attending the meeting in person, in addition to performing a self-test each day as an additional precaution. All talks will be live-streamed.

Registration for participation and abstract submission is now closed.

There will be no conference fee, but the participants will have to cover lunch/dinner costs.

Conference picture.


Anshuman Acharya, Philipp Arras, Benedetta Ciardi, Maria Depner, Cornelia Rickl, Andreas Weiss


Marcus Brueggen, Benedetta Ciardi (co-chair), Volker Heesen (co-chair), Matthias Hoeft (co-chair), Hans-Rainer Kloeckner, Dominik Schwarz

Invited Speakers

Annalisa Bonafede, Esra Bulbul, Francesco de Gasperin, Alexander Kappes, Kenda Knowles, Eiichiro Komatsu, Ancla Mueller, Erik Osinga, Thomas Pasini, Eleni Vardoulaki, Harish Vedantham, Olaf Wucknitz, Pietro Zucca

Registered Participants

  • Anshuman Acharya
  • Bjoern Adebahr
  • Krishnakumar Ambalappat
  • Heinz Andernach
  • Heinz-Ado Arnolds
  • Philipp Arras
  • Aritra Basu
  • Anna Berger
  • Kathrin Boeckmann
  • Lukas Boehme
  • Dominik Bomans
  • Annalisa Bonafede
  • Etienne Bonnassieux
  • Marcus Brueggen
  • Esra Bulbul
  • Benedetta Ciardi
  • Francesco de Gasperin
  • Shivani Deshmukh
  • Ralf-Juergen Dettmar
  • Simon Ding
  • Alexander Drabent
  • Henrik Edler
  • Jochen Eisloeffel
  • Dominik Elsaesser
  • Torsten Ensslin
  • Richard Fuchs
  • Lovorka Gajovic
  • Feng Gao
  • Felix Geyer
  • Gulay Gurkan
  • Artie Hatzes
  • Volker Heesen
  • Caroline Heneka
  • Duy Hoang
  • Matthias Hoeft
  • Alessandro Ignesti
  • Ferdinand Juenemann
  • Matthias Kadler
  • Alexander Kappes
  • Guinevere Kauffmann
  • Jongseo Kim
  • Hans Kloeckner
  • Kenda Knowles
  • Eiichiro Komatsu
  • Michael Kramer
  • Joern Kuensmoeller
  • Giulia Lusetti
  • Natasha Maddox
  • Vijay Mahatma
  • Robert Main
  • Cristina Manzano
  • Ann Mao
  • Olaf Mextorf
  • Mukul Mhaskey
  • Arpad Miskolczi
  • Ancla Mueller
  • Erik Osinga
  • Arun Kumar Pandey
  • Thomas Pasini
  • Devon Powell
  • David Rafferty
  • Chris Riseley
  • Jakob Roth
  • Kristof Rozgonyi
  • Mayumi Sato
  • Dominik Schwarz
  • Marco Simonte
  • Kevin Schmidt
  • Tim Sprenger
  • Sarrvesh Sridhar
  • Michael Stein
  • Roland Szakacs
  • Jonah Wagenveld
  • Simon Weng
  • Denis Wittor
  • Olaf Wucknitz
  • Eleni Vardoulaki
  • Harish Vedantham
  • Joris Verbiest
  • Christian Vocks
  • Pietro Zucca


Monday November 22nd

    13:00 - 14:00 GLOW Executive Committee (closed meeting -- Room 005)

    GLOW Council (Seminar room E.0.11)

    Chair: Matthias Hoeft

    14:15 -- GLOW member Institute representatives: short update current activities -- download talk

    14:35 -- Marcus Brueggen (University of Hamburg) -- Report on Science Working Group

    14:45 -- Dominik Schwarz (University of Bielefeld) -- Report on D-MeerKAT -- download talk

    14:50 -- Hans-Rainer Kloeckner (MPIfR) -- Report on GLOWSKA

    14:55 -- Matthias Hoeft (Thueringer Landessternwarte) -- Report on Executive Committee and Resource Allocation Committee, Radio2022

    15:10 -- Volker Heesen (University of Hamburg) -- GLOW Web representation -- download talk

    15:20 -- Dominik Schwarz (University of Bielefeld) -- Report on LOFAR2.0 and LOFAR Working Group -- download talk

    15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

    16:00 - 17:00 Marcus Brueggen (University of Hamburg) -- Presentation and discussion of Long Term Proposals

    LOFAR Working Group (Seminar room E.0.11)

    Chair: Volker Heesen

    17:00 -- Olaf Mextorf (Juelich Supercomputing Centre) -- Design, Status and Operation of the GLOW-Network -- Virtual Talk

    17:15 -- Arpad Miskolczi (Juelich Supercomputing Centre) -- Status update of the Jülich Long Term Archive -- Virtual Talk

    17:30 -- Joern Kuensmoeller (University of Bielefeld) -- Report on Technical Working Group -- Virtual Talk

    17:40 -- Krishnakumar Ambalappat (University of Bielefeld) -- Report on GLOW mode -- Virtual Talk

    17:50 -- Dominik Schwarz (University of Bielefeld) -- Report on ILT board and ERIC

    18:10 End of day

Tuesday November 23rd (Radio2021 Symposium)

Wednesday November 24th (Radio2021 Symposium & Open meetings)


The meeting will be held at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics.

Please refer to the schedule for the exact location of the various events.


A total of 35 rooms have been blocked at the following hotels in Garching:

All options are for single occupancy and include breakfast. If you wish to take advantage of one of these offers (on a first come first served basis) please write an email to Maria Depner ( Both Garching and Munich have a larger variety of options if you prefer to get self-organized.


Registration is closed


Please don't hesitate to email with any questions:

Benedetta Ciardi:

Volker Heesen (talks):

Maria Depner (accommodation):

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