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Meeting venue

The 12th IACHEC meeting will be held between March 27 (Monday) and March 30 2017 (Thursday) at the UCLA Conference Center in Lake Arrowhead (California, USA).

Scientific Program

The meeting will have the usual 3.5 days structure, split between plenary session and Working Group meetings:

27/3, AM: Calibration status of operational and future missions
27/3, PM: Special sessions
28/3, AM: Working Groups meet
28/3, PM: Working Groups meet
29/3, AM: Special sessions
29/3, PM: Working Groups meet
30/3, AM: Working Groups report

The special sessions will be:
Special session I: Hitomi scientific payload: ground-based calibration and in-flight performance
Special session II: The effective area concordance project: status


Registration for the meeting is still open, please visit the registration web site to register for the meeting. Please contact Karl Foster and Matteo Guainazzi if you wish to submit a late abstract for a presentation at the meeting.

Fees and accomodation

The participation fee is 1380 USD, which covers accommodation, all meals and coffee/tea breaks during the meeting, as well as access to broadband wireless Internet network over the whole premises of the venue. The fee covers from the dinner of Sunday to the lunch of Thursday.

The bulk of the reserved accommodations at the UCLA Conference Center are condolet style rooms. Each condolet has 2 independent bedrooms with attached bathroom/shower and a shared living room area. At registration it will be possible to specify the name of a person with whom one wishes to share her/his condolet.

An approximate breakdown of the registration fee costs is as follows:
- accommodation: 780 USD
- breakfasts and meals: 250 USD
- meeting registration fee: 350 USD

Financial support

Grants will be available on a competitive basis to cover the registration costs, thanks to a generous sponsorship by COSPAR. Colleagues requiring financial support will be asked to specify it in the registration form.

Important Dates

Co-sponsorship by COSPAR is gratefully acknowledged. Smiley face


The registration to the 12th IACHEC meeting (UCLA Conference Center in Lake Arrowhead, California, US, Monday, March 27 to Thursday, March 30 2017) is now open.

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