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European Planetary Science Congress 2018 – An interview with Rok Nezic

13 Oct 2018, 09:00 UTC
European Planetary Science Congress 2018 – An interview with Rok Nezic
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Questions asked by Heather Alexander
Questions answered by Rok Nezic

What conference did you go to recently and where was it held?
I attended the European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC), an annual meeting of planetary scientists which this year took place at the Technische Universität Berlin from 16th to 21st September. EPSC is an annual meeting, and this year it was attended by over 1000 people. There were 6 parallel sessions running from Monday to Friday (8:30am till 8pm most days), so it was extremely busy: I estimate there were over 600 talks given, and several hundred posters presented.
Image Credit: Rok Nezic
How long where you there?
I flew in on the evening of Saturday 15th September and flew back on the evening of Monday 24th, partly because flights on those dates were cheaper and partly because I had never been to Berlin before, so I was quite looking forward to exploring it a bit!

Did you give a talk at this conference?
Yes! I gave a talk entitled ‘Linear polarisation of comets observed with STEREO’ on Thursday, as part of the ‘Interpretation of observational data using spectro-polarimetric techniques’ session within the ‘Small Bodies’ section ...

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