Final ACTRIS-2 General Meeting 2019

Date and location Monday 1 - Thursday, 4 April 2019, Darmstadt, Germany
Meeting venue
Eumetsat Allee 1
D-64295 Darmstadt

Note that participants will need to be checked against the list of participants every morning at EUMETSAT main entrance. Please take this into consideration and plan your arrival 15 min before the workshop starts!

ACTRIS-2 final project meeting

Registration Registration is now closed, please contact the organisers for any questions you may have. 

The call for scientific contributions is now closed.

Overview of registered participants (as of 04.04.2019) here

ACTRIS-2 Coordination Office (

Programme Meeting overview:

A preliminary detailed agenda is available here
Presentation guidelines Oral presentations: the length of the oral presentations will vary (refer to the programme).

Posters: A0 size, vertical orientation (adhesive tape will be provided). The posters should be put in place upon arrival. All posters will be exhibited throughout all sessions.

Attn presenters (important): Do upload the pdf of each oral and poster presentation here before the end of the meeting or otherwise provide it in digital form during the meeting. 
Accommodation is to be booked and paid by participants themselves. Suggested hotels (within walking distance) are indicated below:

B&B Hotel Darmstadt
Zweifalltorweg 4
64293 Darmstadt

InterCityHotel Darmstadt
Poststrasse 12
64293 Darmstadt, Germany

Maritim Rhein-Main Hotel
Am Kavalleriesand 6
64295 Darmstadt

Hotel IBIS Darmstadt
Kasinostraße 6
64293 Darmstadt

Hotels located further from EUMETSAT premises (reachable by public transport):

Pallas Hotel
Pallaswiesenstraße 72
64293 Darmstadt

Achat Comfort Hotel Darmstadt / Griesheim
Flughafenstraße 2
64347 Griesheim

 Social dinner  The dinner will take place at Restaurant Hammermühle on Tuesday 2 April.

The restaurant is located in the outskirts of Darmstadt. Buses will depart from EUMETSAT at 19:00 and will bring participants back into town at around 23:00.

 Travel Info By plane
Frankfurt International airport is the closest airport to EUMETSAT and is only a 30 minute drive from the EUMETSAT HQ. 

There is a shuttle bus service between Darmstadt and Frankfort Aiport called “Airliner”. The stop at “Mina-Rees-Str.” or “Central Station” (Hauptbahnhof) are the closest to EUMETSAT. More details can be found on their brochure:

By Train
Darmstadt has a main railway station which is 900m from the EUMETSAT HQ. 

Walking directions from the station:

By Car:
- northbound towards Frankfurt on the A5 motorway
- southbound towards Basel on the A5 motorway

Public Transportation in Darmstadt:

Here is  the link to Darmstadt public transport map:

The closed stop to EUMETSAT is “TZ Rhein Main” (Tram Lines 4 and 9) or for the buses “Mina-Rees-Str.”.