Casimir Spring School 2020: 'Sun, Sailing, Science' in Grou



3 full days


Grou, the Netherlands


Our Casimir PhD Platform committee invites you to join the eighth edition of the Casimir Spring School 'Sun, Sailing, and Science', that will take place on April 21st, 22nd, and 23rd in Grou, Friesland, the Netherlands. It is a great opportunity to present your research to your peers and there is plenty of time to get to know your fellow Casimir PhD students and postdocs better!



The program is currently under construction and we will update the webpage when we know more details.


The broad spectrum of research themes within the Casimir Research School will be covered by plenary presentation sessions. During each session, PhD students and postdocs will be given the opportunity to give a short talk and to discuss their own work with the audience.

For this edition, we will invite three excellent external keynote speakers. All keynote speakers are invited to stay around for the full three days.

Poster presentations and Workshops
A poster session is planned on the Tuesday evening. All participants who are not presenting a paper are encouraged to present their work then.
The poster session is followed by a workshop session. We will organize two 45-minutes rounds of parallel sessions, so you can take part in two of your choice. The topics and speakers will soon be announced here.

Meeting your Leiden and Delft colleagues
On the afternoon of the 22nd, we will go sailing on the nearby lake in small sailing boats (max. 5 persons per boat). We will arrange an on-land activity for those who are not fond of sailing. And of course, the famous Casimir pub quiz will also be part of our Spring School's program. The Spring School offers plenty of opportunities to make new friends!

Registration, costs, cancellation policy, and credits

  • Register for this event by filling in the form.
  • The costs for the Spring School, the bus trip and the accommodation, including all meals and drinks with the meals (expenses at the bar at own costs), are arranged by and covered for by the Casimir Research School.
  • It is possible to cancel your registration until February 28th 2020, by sending an e-mail to the Casimir Coordinator. Cancellation after this date without finding a replacement for your spot, or a 'no show' means that you have to shoulder the costs made for you (up to € 200,- per person)!
  • For attending the school you will receive 1 GSC (Graduate School Credit), for presenting a paper or poster presentation you will receive an extra 0.5 GSC.


29 March 2011 - 1 January 2021

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