3rd ACTRIS-2 General and MTR Meeting

Date and location Monday, 30th January 2017 (14h00) to Friday, 3rd February 2017 (12h00) / Granada, Spain.
Meeting venue
  • Science Museum: Av. de la Ciencia, s/n, 18006 Granada (Wed + Thu)
  • CEAMA Research Centre: Centro Andaluz de Medio Ambiente Av. del Mediterráneo s/n, 18006 Granada. (Mon, Tue, Fri)
  Map of meeting venue
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Registration is now closed. Please contact the Coordination office in case of questions.

On-site registration for the meeting will take place as follows:
  • Tuesday, Jan 31 (MTR): 08:00-09:00 (in front of the conference room, 2nd floor of the CEAMA building)
  • Wednesday, Feb 1 (GA / Science meeting): 08:30-10:00

Please present your passport/ID card at the control desk, at the entrance of the building.

Overview of registered participants (26/01/17) (you need to be logged in to view).

 Contact Lucas Alados Abordelas, UGR (

The detailed agendas are provided below. Meeting overview:

Mon 30th
Tue 31st
Wed 1st
 Thur 2nd
Friday 3rd
  CEAMA CEAMA Sci Museum Science Museum
    8-9 h Registration
8h30-9h Registration    
AM Side Meetings (tbc) Mid Term Review (Partners + LTP)

Science Meeting

Science Meeting WP2/WP3 Splinter Sessions
PM MTR preparation (SSC) Mid Term Review (Partners + LTP) Science Meeting
+Dinner (Los Chapiteles)
ACTRIS PPP technical meeting

SSC meeting
      Social Dinner

The agenda of the 3rd General meeting includes:

  1. Mid-term Review Meeting (MTR agenda is available for download here - 28/01/2017)
    Participation of project partners in the MTR is mandatory (but should be limited to one representative per partner and per linked third party where possible, unless otherwise agreed). Note that associated partners are not expected to participate.
  2. General Assembly meeting (short, 9-10h, GA agenda is available for download here)
    Participation of at least one representative per project partner is mandatory (note that attendance is limited to project partners and linked third parties). If you can not attend, please nominate a proxy who will vote on your behalf (confirmation of name by email is sufficient).
  3. Science meeting (start at 10h) (Science programme is available for download here - 31/01/2017)
    Topic: Trends and climatology from ACTRIS data"
    The call for contributions to oral and poster presentations is now closed.

  4. Other meetings:
Presentation guidelines Information for presentations at the scientice meeting:
  • Oral presentations: all presentations are limited to 15min (+5 min time for discussion). 
  • Posters: A0 size, vertical orientation (adhesive tape will be provided).
The posters should be put in place on Wednesday before the afternoon session (before 10h). Posters will be displayed throughout the science meeting.

Please upload the pdf of each oral and poster here before February 2!
Tour of UGR facilities
On Thursday afternoon (parallel to the SSC meeting, 16h30-18h00), two tours to the station will be arranged:
1) Tour to the rooftop instrumentation (30 min)
2) Tour to the in-situ lab (30 min)
Please sign up here.

Accomodation is to be booked by participants themselves. Suggested hotels with preferential rates as indicated below( prices are including breakfast),are provided through the payment portal (not mandatory), again please referr to the payment portal link above.

Andalucia Centre Hotel 4*
 Single room
   Double room
Urban Dream Granada Hotel 4*
 Single room
   Double room
Urban Dream Nevada Hotel 3*  Single room
   Double room


Tue-Thur: Lunch and coffee breaks are included in the registration fee.
Mon and Fri: Meals are under participant charge. Restaurants are available around the venue. Here are some suggestions

Social dinner Scheduled for Wednesday evening (20h30), mandatory payment to be made through the payment portal above. Please carry your dinner ticket to the restaurant (found in your badge).
Address: Camino Fuente del Avellano, 4, 18010 Granada, Webiste:

Travel info
How to get to Granada
(extracted from:

Flying to Granada Airport (GRX)
  • If you want to fly to GRX, catch an international flight to Barcelona or Madrid, continue via domestic flight to Granada. Alternatively, the airports used by IBERIA and VUELING also directly connect with Granada airport. Some airlines may operate direct flights (e.g., British Airways from London City airport, or Easyjet).  
  • Granada airport is 25 km outside the city centre. From the airport you can get to the centre by:
    • Granada airport bus (ALSA): the Granada airport but leaves ca. 30 minutes after flight arrival times, duration 45 min (ca. 3€). Click here for more information. Tickets can be bought online via ALSA:
    • Taxi : ca. 25-30€ (settle the price beforehand).
Flying to Malaga Airport (AGP)
  • Malaga is the closest international airport to Granada with a large number of available flights.  
  • Getting from Malaga airport to Granada (125 km):
    • There are direct buses from Malaga airport to the Granada bus station. The journey takes 2.5 hrs and costs 12-15€. From Granada bus station, take a taxi or a bus to the centre.  Tickets can be bought online via ALSA:
    • Hire a car to get to Granada. Most companies have pick-up and drop-off points both at Granada airport and in the centre of Granada. Click here for a list of hire car companies.
    • Taxi :  ca. 140 € (settle the price beforehand).
    • (avoid trains, they are much slower than buses)
Getting to Granada by bus
  • A number of buses are operated each day from and to other large Spanish cities. Tickets can be bought online via ALSA:
  • From Madrid, various bus services leave every hour from “Estación del Sur”. The nearest tube station to "Estación del Sur" is Méndez Álvaro. The buses leave every hour (sometimes more frequent). Either buy tickets in advance (via ALSA or the machine), otherwise, just  go to the bus station and get on the next available bus. There are various services:
    • normal - duration: 5hrs, 17.50€ (1:30, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, 10:30, 11:30, 14:00, 15:00, 16:30, 17:30, 18:30, 20:30)
    • supra economy - duration 4.5 hrs, 26.80€ (1:00, 7:00)
    • supra+ - duration: 4.5 hrs, 35.90€: (13:30, 19:30)
  • Avoid trains, they are much slower than buses!