40th Saas-Fee Course
Astrophysics at Very-High Energies

Special events

Fermi data analysis hands-on session

On Sunday (March 14), from 14:00 to 19:00, a hands-on tutorial session covering basic analysis methods for data obtained by the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope will be organized at the Saas-Fee course venue by the Fermi Science Support Center (FSSC). Part of the agenda will consist of viewgraph presentations, but the main emphasis will be on hands-on use of the analysis tools.

Access the program and read the prerequisites for participation.

Welcome reception

On Sunday evening (March 14), from 19:15, a welcome reception will be organized at the Eurotel Victoria near the entrance. It will be a nice opportunity to meet the lecturers, the organizers, and all the participants of the Saas-Fee Course 2010, while tasting the famous white wine of the region.

"Il Viaggio d'Amore"

On Wednesday evening (March 17), in the nearby village of Vers L'Eglise, a concert of European music from the Renaissance will be offered by Arianna Savall Figueras (Soprano & Arpa Dopppia) and Petter Udland Johansen (Tenor, Hardingfele, Medieval Fiddle & Mandolin).

Access the program of the concert.

INTEGRAL tutorial

On Thursday (March 18) from 13:30 to 16:15, a tutorial session covering the INTEGRAL mission, science, archive and analysis will be organised by the ISDC, in the lecture hall.

Course banquet

On Friday (March 19) at 19:15, a course banquet will be organized for all participants. It will be a particular evening to friendly close the Saas-Fee Course 2010 which will end on Saturday at noon.