Task 3: EVN Technical Operation Group (TOG)

The Technical and Operations Group (TOG) is made up of the personell at the EVN stations who provide the technical and operational expertise for operating the EVN as a VLBI array. They are also responsible for advising the EVN Consortium Board of Directors on all aspects of technical and operational issues relevant to the reliability and performance of the network. The TOG is also the body which implements technical and operational upgrades across the network. Further details about EVN and TOG can be found here.


The Chairman of TOG is Michael Lindqvist (Onsala Space Observatory (OSO), Sweden). From 1 january 2015 Pablo de Vicente will be the Chairman of the TOG
The Vice-chairman of TOG is Arpad Szomoru (Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe (JIVE), The Netherlands).