EDUCON2018 17-20 April, 2018, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

EDUCON2018 17-20 April, 2018, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

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Overview Map for all cultural activities
Museo de la Naturaleza y el Hombre

Guided visit to Museo de la Naturaleza y el Hombre

The Museo de la Naturaleza y el Hombre is located in an out-standing building of the insular capital, the Former Civil Hospital of Our Lady of the Helpless ones, who dates back of the year 1745, and that was remodelled at the end of the 19th century by the architect Manuel de Oraá and Arcocha. Its main face is considered to be one of the most qualified examples of the neoclassic architecture of the islands, by what there was declared Good of Cultural Interest, with the category of Monument, in 1983.

Tuesday, 17/Apr/2018
7:00pm – 8:00pm
100 people maximum
Address: Calle Fuente Morales, 1

Auditorio de Tenerife

Welcome Reception

From the heart of the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, surrounded by the Atlantic, emerges Auditorio de Tenerife, an impressive and spectacular building designed by architect Santiago Calatrava. A wonder at the avant-garde of architecture which has become the cultural and social driving force as well as a symbol of the Canary Islands. Opera, dance, rock, pop, classical, flamenco, jazz… There is room for all the styles in our diverse programme which includes artists of international renown. Have a look at our programme and find out by yourself: we have a thousand different ways to thrill you.

Wednesday, 18/Apr/2018
8:00pm – 9:00pm Welcome Reception
Auditorio de Tenerife “Adán Martín”
Address: Avda. de La Constitución, 1

Real Casino de Tenerife

Conference Gala Diner

The project of the building of the Casino began with the signature of the preliminary design in 1929 with the architect Michael Martin. Conceived always as a building - symbol. The project had to fulfill two functions, that of social place and that of commercial building. The model of building raised by Michael Martin was the rationalism The best test(proof) of the quality of this work, it is the unanimity with which from the beginning all the partners received her.

Thursday, 19/Apr/2018
Real Casino de Tenerife
Address: Plaza de La Candelaria, 12

Meeting point for bus departure to Teide excursion Las Cañadas del Teide Las Cañadas del Teide

Guided visit to Las Cañadas del Teide including visit of the Teide Observatory

The natural boundaries of Teide National Park are marked by a grandiose, spectacular caldera. The Teide-Pico Viejo stratovolcano formed inside this elliptical depression, which measures 16 x 11 km.

8:00am Departure Time. Departure place: Plaza de La Candelaria

9:30am Arrival at the Teide Observatory.

10:00am Start of the guided visit of the Observatory:

  • In the area of the MONS telescope, introduction to the importance of the sky of the Canary Islands and to the different areas of research in the Teide Observatory.
  • In the visitor centre, a screening and explanation through workshops of what astrophysics is and how astrophysicists work.
  • Watching the sun live with telescopes (sunspots, solar prominences or “flares”).
  • Visit of a night telescope and interpretation thereof (Carlos Sánchez / IAC-80).

Astrophysics in the Canaries began (in the early 1960s) at this Observatory. It is situated 2.390 metres above sea level in Izaña. The first telescope for studying zodiacal light, light dispersed by interplanetary material, entered service here in 1964.

11:30am End of the visit of the observatory and continuation to the National Park of Las Cañadas.

The natural boundaries of Teide National Park are marked by a grandiose, spectacular caldera. The Teide-Pico Viejo stratovolcano formed inside this elliptical depression, which measures 16 x 11 km.

12:30pm to 2.00pm visit to the National Park and return to Santa Cruz

3:30pm Expected arrival at Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Plaza de La Candelaria)

Saturday, 21/Apr/2018
100 people maximum
Bus departure from Santa Cruz (Plaza de La Candelaria, 12), Bus stop just in front of Real Casino de Tenerife


Lunches (organized by Ébano Eventos)

Wednesday, 18/Apr/2018
Thursday, 19/Apr/2018
Saturday, 21/Apr/2018
Address: Plaza del Castillo Negro, Avda. de La Constitución, s/n

Important Dates

21 Oct 2017- Abstract submission for main conference,
- Proposals for Special Sessions
30 Oct 2017Invitation to submit complete papers for main conference
20 Nov 2017- Complete paper upload for accepted abstracts (main conference),
- Submission of Panel and Workshop proposals,
- Submission of complete papers for Special Sessions (no abstracts)
22 Dec 2017Notification of Acceptance
02 Feb 2018- Author registration and payment,
- Camera-ready submission for all submission types
17 Apr 2018Pre-conference Workshops
18 Apr 2018Conference Opening


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