ESO's Governing Bodies

ESO's ruling body is its Council, which delegates day to day responsibility to the Executive under ESO's Director General. Other governing bodies of ESO are: the Finance Committee (FC), the Scientific Technical Committee (STC), the Observing Programmes Committee (OPC) and the Users Committee (UC).

Information about the meeting dates of the various committees is available via the meetings calender below. Please note that in most cases committees documents have restricted access and are password protected.

Council and Committee Meetings in 2015

Council Cou 134 (Extraordinary): 4 Mar
Cou-135: 10-11 Jun
Cou-136: 8-9 Dec  
Committee of Council 86 CC: 3-4 Mar 87 CC: 7-8 Oct    
Finance Committee 141 FC: 12-13 May 142 FC: 30 Sep 143 FC: 3-4 Nov  
Scientific Technical Committee STC 85: 21-22 Apr STC 86: 20-21 Oct    
ESAC: 29 Jan ESAC: 19 Oct    
ESC: 20 Apr ESC: 19 Oct    
LSP: 20 Apr LSP: 19 Oct    
Observing Programmes Committee OPC 96: 19-21 May OPC 97: 17-19 Nov    
Users Committee UC 39: 27-28 Apr      

Council and Committee Meetings in 2014

Council and Committee Meetings in 2013

Council and Committee Meetings in 2012

Overview of Previous Meetings