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31th TANGO meeting - It's time to register


We remind you that the TANGO collaboration meeting will take place in Florence, hosted by the Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory in the nice location of Convitto de La Calza, from June 6th to 8th.

Please, if you are interested in participation, do not forget to register and book your hotel, since Florence is very attractive and several important events are planned in the same period.

Moreover, if you are interested to present your advancements using TANGO, new developments etc.., feel free to submit an abstract!
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You will be requested to register yourselves in the Indico web site filling a form and providing your credential. The account is moderated so please be patient and eventually, in case of necessity, send me an email. After account activation you will be able to submit your abstract. Please note the submission deadline is May 15th. We will try to accommodate all the talks accordingly with the time availability.


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31st Tango Collaboration meeting

Florence (Italy)

The next general assembly of the TANGO community will take place from the 6th of June 2017 2 PM to, 8th of June 2017 5:00 PM at Firenze (Italy) organized by the   Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory , a member of INAF (National Institute for AstroPhysics)

You can find detailed information on Venue, Registration and Abstract submission here

The draft summary agenda is:

  • 6th June 2017
    • 9:00 to 12:30  Tango steering committee meeting (restricted session)
    • 13:30 to 17:00 Tango Community meeting Plenary session 1
  • 7th of June
    • 9:00 to 12:30  Tango Community meeting Plenary session 2
    • 13:30 to 17:00 Tango Community meeting Plenary session 3
  • 8th of June
    • 9:00 to 12:30  Tango Community meeting Plenary session 4
    • 13:30 to 17:00 Closing session and Visit of the Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory


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TANGO community meetings

The TANGO community meetings take place each year alternately in one of the 15 institutes members of the TANGO consortium. 

They group together all the members of the community with the developers. They present the last technical progress and agree on the development strategy and roadmap