Social Events

Welcome reception

All participants and accompanying persons are invited to a welcome reception at the Lakeside Lecture Theatre Sunday 14 June at 17:00-20:00. This is also where you register for the workshop both Sunday and Monday morning.


Lakeside Lecture Theatre
Aarhus University
Wilhelm Meyers Allé, Building 1250
DK-8000 Aarhus C

Young astronomers mixer

This year's Young Astronomers Mixer will be Monday 15 June at Dale's Cafe, located close to the Lakeside Lecture Theatre.


Fredrik Nielsens Vej 2-4
8000 Aarhus C

As usual, age itself is an irrelevant parameter to determine whether you are young or not, so everyone is welcome from 20:00-24:00!

Sculpture by the Sea, Tuesday 16 June

Experience a unique outdoor sculpture exhibition, the biggest in Denmark.

Danish and international artists are participating in the international sculpture exhibition along the scenic coast line of Aarhus. The sculptures are presented on the beach, the waterfront and in the forest.

The KASC8/TASC1 conference participants will have the opportunity to experience the exhibition Thuesday 16 June.

The bus will depart from the Lakeside Lecture Theatre 17.30. Please remember to bring along a pair of sensible shoes.

Find more information about Sculpture by the Sea Aarhus here.

Workshop Excursion, Wednesday 17 June


A scenic boat trip on the lakes of Silkeborg and a hike at the Sky Mountain.




Departure from Aarhus by bus. The bus will take us through the stunning scenery surrounding the Silkeborg area with the expansive forests, magnificent moorland and the ingenious water systems.


Departure to the Sky Mountain from the Silkeborg marina with the world’s oldest paddle streamer, Hjejlen. Coffee and cake on the boat.


Arrival at the bottom of the Sky Mountain, standing at 147 metres above sea level.


Departure from the top of the Sky Mountain.


Arrival in Aarhus. The end of the excursion.

Please remember to wear practical footwear for the excursion.

All participants who indicated when registering online for the conference that they would like to participate in the excursion, will have to use the conference name badge to attend.

Conference Dinner, Thursday 18 June

Be prepared for a treat at the 'The Old Town' - a living picture of life in Denmark as it looked in the 1700s, 1800s and 1900s.

The KASC8/TASC1 conference dinner will be at the Old Town in Aarhus. The world’s first open-air museum of urban history and culture, was founded in 1909. 75 historical houses from all over Denmark shape the contours of a Danish town as it might have looked in Hans Christian Andersen’s days, with streets, shops, yards, homes and workshops.

The museum will be open only for KASC8/TASC1 conference participants during Thursday evening.

Upon arrival a welcome drink and snacks will be served at the Square. From 18:00 to 20:00 you can explore ‘Den Gamle By’ at your own pace and enjoy the cosy streets. Visit the historical shops and houses such as the bookshop, the ironmonger and the bakery. Don’t forget to drop by the historical brewery and have a sample of their fantastic beer.

At 20:00 the Conference dinner, a modern 3-course menu, will be served at the museum.

Tip: Bring along practical footwear to walk the cobblestone streets.

There is no additional cost for this event; the conference dinner is included in the registration fee. All participants who indicated when registering online for the conference that they would like to attend the conference dinner, will have to use the conference name badge to enter the museum.


Den Gamle By

Viborgvej 2

8000 Aarhus C

Find more information about the old town here.