Symposium on High Energy Astrophysics

The Department of Physics, Chemistry and Material Science at the University of Namibia (UNAM) and the High Energy Stereoscopic System (H.E.S.S.) are pleased to announce the Symposium on High Energy Astrophysics, slated for the 16th – 18th of October 2022. The aim of the Symposium is to bring together prominent international, regional, and local researchers to celebrate 20 successful years of H.E.S.S. operations in Namibia and explore its future impact.

Thematic Areas

  • All fields related to High Energy Astrophysics
  • All fields related to former, current, and future H.E.S.S. observations

Conference Registration

  • Presentation is by invitation only
  • Registration deadline: 31st August 2022

Register Here

Conference Considerations

  • Book own room(s) at HEJA lodge
  • 16 October H.E.S.S. site visit (transport will be arranged)
    • Guided tour of the H.E.S.S. telescopes
  • 17 October Symposium at HEJA lodge
  • 18 October H.E.S.S. Anniversary Ceremony at H.E.S.S. site (transport will be arranged)

External Links

HEJA Lodge


Stefan Wagner
H.E.S.S. Director

Mathieu de Naurois
H.E.S.S. Deputy Director

Michael Backes
UNAM H.E.S.S. Group Leader