Mar 26 – 28, 2024
Europe/Rome timezone

The SPA-OC  Workshop is organised 

  • to present progress of the Open Clusters Work Package of the SPA (Stellar Population Astrophysics) Large Programme at the TNG with GIARPS
  • discuss on-going projects and plan publications
  • hear news on similar projects and future instruments/missions
  • propose new ideas to exploit the SPA data 
  • discuss follow-up projects.


The Workshop is in hybrid form. While in person participation is encouraged, there is the possibility of remote connection using Google Meet (we suggest using Chrome to avoid problems; however, any up-to-date browser should work). 
Google Meet joining info
Video call link:
Or dial: ‪(IT) +39 02 8732 3428‬ PIN: ‪216 732 928‬#
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Javier Alonso-Santiago (INAF-OA Catania), Shilpa Bijavara Seshashayana (Malmoe U.),  Angela Bragaglia (INAF-OA Bologna - Chair), Lorenzo Briganti (DIFA UniBO), Ricardo Carrera (INAF-OA Bologna), Eugenio Carretta (INAF-OA Bologna), Giovanni Catanzaro (INAF-OA Catania), Marina Dal Ponte (INAF-OA Padova), Alessandro Della Croce (DIFA UniBO),  Valentina D'Orazi (U. Tor Vergata & INAF-OAPD), Xiaoting Fu (PMO Nanjing), Rino Giribaldi (U. Libre Bruxelles), Mingjie Jian (Stockolm U.), Henrik Joensson (Malmoe U.), Sara Lucatello (INAF-OA Padova), Laura Magrini (INAF-OA Arcetri), Noryiuki Matsunaga (Tokyio U.), Donatella Romano (INAF-OA Bologna), Jose' Luis Schiappacasse Ulloa (INAF-OA Padova),  Maria Tsantaki (INAF-OA Arcetri), Antonella Vallenari (INAF-OA Padova), Nagaraj Vernekar (DIFA UniPD), He Zhao (OCA Nice & PMO)


Meeting location: 

2nd floor, OAS/DIFA building, see  and floor map here


Social dinner Wednesday 8pm at Cantina Bentivoglio. Check here location and menu



The Workshop is partially funded by the INAF MiniGrant 2022 "High resolution spectroscopy of open clusters" (PI A. Bragaglia)

INAF-OAS Bologna via P. Gobetti 93/3 40129 Bologna (Italy) The Worhshop will be held in room 2W5
Registration for this event is currently open.