SFB-Workshop Hamburg (Dec, 2nd & 3rd)

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Online registration form: LINK

Registration will be open until August 30th, 2019

Poster registration link

General information

Costs of accommodation and travel to/from Hamburg as well as the workshop dinner on Monday will be covered centrally by the SFB. Travel within Hamburg and other meals must be paid individually (if necessary) and will be reimbursed later by means of normal travel expense reporting through the SFB.

All participants will be accommodated in single rooms in DESY's own hostel located on the campus.
For more information please seeGuest House accomodation modalities

Here a general map of the DESY-Area: LINK, with the CFEL (Building 99, north east area, D2, OSM), DESY-Canteen (Building 9, south west area, B4, OSM)

Group ticket for the train journey from Kassel to Hamburg and back was booked for those who responded to our inquiry. We have chosen the following connections:


Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe - Hamburg-Altona / ICE1684/ dep. @ 08:36 / arr. @ 11:46 (OSM)

Hamburg-Altona - DESY ("Zum Hünengrab") / bus route 1 / dep. @ 11:55 / arr. @ 12:18 (OSM), alternatively bus route 2 to "Luruper Chaussee"



DESY ("Zum Hünengrab") - Hamburg-Altona / Bus 1 / dep. @ 14:42 / arr. @ 15:06 (OSM), alternatively bus route 2 from "Luruper Chaussee"

Hamburg-Altona - Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe / ICE883 / dep. @ 15:13 / arr. @ 18:21 (OSM)

Good to know for your travels

  • The CFEL (workshop location) is located near the side entrance (Nebeneingang) of the DESY (check map below). Please take the bus route 2 (OSM) from Hamburg Altona to the bus stop "Luruper Chaussee" to go there directly.
  • The Cafeteria and the Hostel are located near the main entrance (Haupteingang) (check map below). To go there directly, please take the bus route 1 (OSM) from Hamburg Altona and get off at the bus stop "Zum Hühnengrab (DESY)" in the Notkestraße.

  • Please note: there is no breakfast at the hostel. You can have breakfast at the cafeteria nearby.

  • Check-in at the Hostel is possible from 2 pm! The keys can be collected from the doorman at the main entrance.

  • It is around 15 min walk from the main entrance (Haupteingang) to the side entrance (Nebeneingang).

  • If you enter the DESY grounds by foot, you can just walk in without having to register or identify yourself. If you are coming by car, you will need a visitor's permit (Besucherticket).

Agenda - revised II

For directions see the maps below or the PDF-LINK or the JPG-LINK

Day 1: Monday, 02.12.2019

From 1 pm

Arrival at DESY. Registration and welcome at CFEL (building 99 - Luruper Chaussee)

* Coffee and water will be served on arrival at CFEL

* self-paid lunch will be possible at:

   * the DESY canteen (building 9, near main entrance) or

   * the CFEL cafeteria (building 99, near side entrance)

2 pm - 3.30 pm

Introduction and Scientific Talk (cancled unfortunately)
"Vibrational Circular Dichroism: fingerprinting molecular chirality and structure"

by Wybren Jan Buma from University of Amsterdam
(CFEL seminar rooms I - III / building 99)

3.30 pm - 5.30 pm

General Member Assembly
(CFEL/Bldg. 99: Seminar room V)

Workshop I *
PETRAIII / Bldg. 47: Seminar Room 47c- L110
Lab tour I *
Meeting point CFEL foyer

5.30 pm - 6.45 pm

Poster session I * (CFEL 1st floor /building 99)

From 7 pm

Beginning of the workshop dinner in the Kantinenerweiterung (building 9)


* Note: We will have two rounds of workshop to ensure smaller group sizes. The other half will be on a lab tour. The program of workshop I and II will be identical.


Day 2: Tuesday, 03.12.2019

9 am - 10.30 am

Workshop II 
(Building 25F: Seminar room 456)
Lab tour II
(Meeting point CFEL foyer)

10.30 am - 11.30 am

Poster session II **
(CFEL 1st Floor, Bldg. 99)

Coffee will be offered during the poster session

11.30 am  - 1 pm

Workshop-Talk II
"Sensing Structure and Chirality with Rotational Spectroscopy"
given by AG Schnell: Dr. Obenchain, Dr. Perez, Dr. Pinacho
(lecture hall, CSSB, building 15)

Closing remarks

From 1 pm

Optional self-paid lunch at:  

* the DESY canteen (building 9, near main entrance) or

* the CFEL cafeteria (building 99, near side entrance)


Homeward journey


** We will also split the poster session into even and odd numbers so that the poster presenters can have the oppotunity to visit the other posters.

DESY - directions