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About EuroWD

The European White Dwarf Workshop series is the most important meeting in the field of white dwarf research. It has now become an essential meeting point for scientists at the forefront of white dwarf research from all over the world who wish to discuss the latest cutting edge developments in our understanding of these stellar remnants.

The first European White Dwarf Workshop was held in Kiel, Germany, in 1974. Starting with only a handful of pioneers 40 years ago, this workshop has now grown into a large international conference where hundreds of astronomers from over 25 countries reunite every two years to exchange ideas, show their most recent findings, and share their common passion for white dwarf stars (see the nice collection of pictures on Detlev Koester's webpage: http://www1.astrophysik.uni-kiel.de/~koester/workshops/workshops.html).

This year's meeting will be 20th in the series. We hope this meeting will be a great success and that the long tradition of European White Dwarf Workshops will continue for many years to come.

Recent workshops:


20th - EuroWD 2016 Warwick, United Kingdom, 25-29 July, 2016
19th - EuroWD 2014 Montréal, Canada, 11-15 August, 2014
18th - EuroWD 2012 Kraków, Poland, 13-17 August, 2012
17th - EuroWD 2010 Tübingen, Germany, 16-20 August, 2010
16th - EuroWD 2008 Barcelona, Spain, 30 June - 4 July, 2008
15th - EuroWD 2006 Leicester, United Kingdom, 7-11 August, 2006
14th - EuroWD 2004 Kiel, Germany, 19-23 July, 2004
13th - EuroWD 2002 Napoli, Italy, 24-28 June, 2002