28 September 2020 to 1 October 2020
Roma Eventi Fontana di Trevi
Europe/Rome timezone

Due to the known events regarding the COVID-19 situation, the Workshop has been postponed of one year.
The final dates of the conference will be confirmed soon.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


A dedicated HEMERA workshop on stratospheric balloon scientific and technological experiments will be held on the 28th of September 2020, 1st of October, 2nd of October2020 in Rome city center, Italy. 


This workshop is mainly dedicated to present, future and potential HEMERA users, conducting balloon borne experiments or performing technological validation tests.

First, an introduction session presenting the HEMERA Research Infrastructure will be held, focusing on its technical capabilities and procedures, on HEMERA balloon offer, on the list of selected experiments and on a technical outcome of the already conducted flight campaigns. 

Then the sessions will be dedicated to present and future HEMERA users, to describe their experiments and their scientific and technological objectives, as well as first results if any. Also, all interested European scientists and engineers are encouraged to come and present their ideas, plans or wishes concerning future experiments on board stratospheric balloons.

Invited speakers will provide an overview of their scientific domain, in relation to balloon experimentations.

A round table will close the workshop, allowing to exchange ideas and to better identify the trends and needs for the future balloon science and technology. 



Invited Speakers

Peter Von Ballmoos, Mark Pearce, Martyn Chipperfield, Gwenal Berthet, Thomas Birner, Silvano Fineschi/ Fabio Reale, Luca Palchetti, John Tomsick, Nicolas Foray, Natalie Huret/ Paolo De Bernardis, Enrico Flamini

Roma Eventi Fontana di Trevi
Piazza della Pilotta, 4 - 00187 Roma