Training Event 2

General Information

The purpose of this training course is to offer to the participants the opportunity to attend a series of key lectures given by experts in the field of distributed fibre optics sensing. The course will offer a general introduction on all the theoretical concepts relevant in distributed sensing, from scattering physics to the ground science of all the necessary components and the overall performance of the systems and the system limitations as a function of the different parameters.

Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance, which can be changed to ECTS credits, as well as on-line access to all course material.

The price of the training event is 200€. This registration fee includes lunch, coffee breaks, a touristic visit around Alcalá de Henares city and social events laying a platform for networking opportunities.


Summer School on Distributed Sensing Methods is the second training event organized by the FINESSE consortium. The summer school will take place in Universidad de Alcalá, Spain during 11-13 September 2017.

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Travel Information


Program at a Glance

The detailed program can be downloaded here.


Registration for the training event has been closed since we have reached the maximum number of registrations for the event. Thank you for your interest!


There are multiple options for availing an accommodation around the training event venue.

 Hotel “El Bedel”

 Hotel “Paradores”

For student participants: There is also a possibility to avail a room at campus residence. For more information please contact Piedad Porras Chaves (