Program

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Time Event  
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm Registration & welcome drink - This reception will take place in the Foyer (Wandelhalle) of the Exact Sciences Building adjacent to the conference venue; entrance will be by the South entrance of the building (red rectangle in the attached picture)
 

Monday, July 13, 2015

Time Event  
8:00 am - 8:55 am Registration - Registration  
9:00 am - 9:20 am Welcome, logistics, agenda, meeting plans (Aula (Room 210))  
9:20 am - 10:40 am Introduction (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Dawn Gelino  
09:20 - 10:00 › Understanding habitability on the pathways to habitable planets - François Forget, Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique  
10:00 - 10:40 › Biodiversities and habitabilities : a biologist view - Marie-Christine MAUREL, Institut of Systematic, Evolution, Biodiversity, OSEB  
10:40 am - 11:10 am Coffee break (Corridors)  
11:10 am - 12:30 pm KQ1 - Is the Sun-Earth pair a good paradigm for an inhabited system ? (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Jay Farihi  
11:10 - 11:50 › Seek a Minor Sun: The Distribution of Habitable Planets in the Hertzsprung-Russell-Rosenberg Diagram - Gaidos Eric, University of Hawaii at Manoa  
11:50 - 12:10 › Earths In Other Solar Systems: The Formation of Habitable Zone Earth-Like Planets With Biocritical Ingredients - Daniel Apai, Earths in Other Solar Systems Team, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona  
12:10 - 12:30 › High-energy irradiances of Sun-like stars - Jorge Sanz-Forcada, Centro de Astrobiología (INTA-CSIC)  
12:30 pm - 12:45 pm Posters pop-up (6x2mn) (Aula (Room 210))
 
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch  
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm Poster viewing (Hallways) - Click on file icon to download poster abstracts
 
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm SatMeet10 : Future Plans and Potential Collaborations for Ground- and Space-Based Imaging of Exo-Earths (Lecture room 106) - Avi Mandell (Chair)  
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm SatMeet5 : Validation and Compilation of Kepler Habitable Zone Candidates (Lecture room 205) - Nader Haghighipour (Chair)  
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm SatMeet8 : Connecting Stellar Abundances and Planet Habitability (Lecture room 206) - Natalie Hinkel (Chair)
 
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm SatMeet2 : Mission concepts and measurement requirements for a future far-infrared space mission (Meeting room 105) - Dave Leisawitz (Chair)  
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm SatMeet1 : Laboratory Analogues of Exoplanetary Environments (Meeting room 115) - Emmanuele Pace (Chair)  
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Coffee break (Corridors)  
5:00 pm - 6:20 pm KQ1 - Is the Sun-Earth pair a good paradigm for an inhabited system ? (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Ewa Szuszkiewicz  
17:00 - 17:20 › The impact story for exo-Earths - Jane Greaves, University of S Andrews  
17:20 - 17:40 › C/O ratios for planet hosts: comparing two oxygen indicators - Elisa Delgado Mena, Instituto de Astrofisica e Ciencias do Espaço  
17:40 - 18:00 › Brown dwarfs versus exoplanets: two different mass functions - Hans Zinnecker, Deutsches SOFIA Institut  
18:00 - 18:20 › Water Contents of Habitable Zone Rocky Planets and Biosignature Detection around M dwarfs - feng tian, Center for Earth System Science, Tsinghua University  
6:20 pm - 6:40 pm KQ1 discussion (Aula (Room 210))  
6:40 pm - 7:00 pm Posters pop-up (10x2mn) (Aula (Room 210))
 

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Time Event  
9:00 am - 10:40 am KQ3 - Is the habitable zone a well defined concept ? (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Andreas Quirrenbach  
09:00 - 09:20 › Definitions and Caveats of the Habitable Zone - Stephen Kane, San Francisco State University  
09:20 - 10:00 › Is there an Unhabitable Zone? - Leconte Jérémy, Center for Planetary Science, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique  
10:20 - 10:40 › Adaptable habitability, niche filling and exo-climate change - Hagai Perets, Department of Physics  
10:40 am - 11:10 am Coffee break (Corridors)  
11:10 am - 11:50 am KQ3 - Is the habitable zone a well defined concept ? (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Bill Danchi  
11:10 - 11:30 › Habitability of planets on eccentric orbits: limits of the mean flux approximation? - Emeline Bolmont, Département de Mathématique [Namur]  
11:30 am - 11:50 am KQ3 discussion (Aula (Room 210))  
11:50 am - 12:30 pm KQ2 - How do we define meaningful biomarkers ? (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Bill Danchi  
11:50 - 12:30 › Biosignatures in context - Franck Selsis, Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux  
12:30 pm - 12:45 pm Posters pop-up (6x2mn) (Aula (Room 210))
 
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch  
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm Poster viewing (Hallways) - Click on file icon to download poster abstracts
 
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm SatMeet4 : Habitable planets, M dwarfs and NIR spectrographs (Lecture room 205) - José Caballero (Chair)
 
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm SatMeet9 : Mapping Other Worlds: Spatial Studies of Exoplanets and Ultracool Atmospheres (Lecture room 206) - Daniel Apai and Nicolas Cowan (Chairs)  
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm SatMeet8 : Connecting Stellar Abundances and Planet Habitability (Meeting room 105) - Natalie Hinkel (Chair)
 
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm SatMeet1 : Laboratory Analogues of Exoplanetary Environments (Meeting room 115) - Emmanuele Pace (Chair)  
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Coffee break (Corridors)  
5:00 pm - 5:40 pm KQ2 - How do we define meaningful biomarkers ? (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Franck Selsis  
17:00 - 17:20 › Constraining Oxygen False Positives for Terrestrial Planets around F, G, and K Stars - Sonny Harman, NAI Virtual Planetary Laboratory, Penn State Astrobiology Research Center, Pennsylvania State University, Geosciences Department  
17:20 - 17:40 › Remote sensing of extraterrestrial life: Complexity as the key characteristics of living systems - Sebastian Wolf, Kiel University, Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics  
5:40 pm - 6:00 pm Posters pop-up (8x2mn) (Aula (Room 210))
 
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm KQ2 - How do we define meaningful biomarkers ? (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Franck Selsis  
18:00 - 18:20 › Towards identifying biological processes with transit spectroscopy - Rocchetto Marco, University College London - London's Global University  
18:20 - 18:40 › What you need to know to use the ExoMol Line Lists. - Laura McKemmish, University College London  
6:40 pm - 7:00 pm KQ2 discussion (Aula (Room 210))  

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Time Event  
9:00 am - 10:40 am KQ4 - What can we learn from solar system synergies ? (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Feng Tian  
09:00 - 09:40 › The exploration of exoplanets: What can we learn from solar system synergies? - Therese Encrenaz, Laboratoire d'études spatiales et d'instrumentation en astrophysique  
09:40 - 10:00 › Extrasolar Cosmochemistry - Siyi Xu, European Southern Observatory  
10:00 - 10:20 › What can we learn from atmospheres of transiting low-mass exoplanets as a stepping-stone towards habitable planets ? - Masahiro Ikoma, The University of Tokyo [Toyo]  
10:20 am - 10:40 am KQ4 Discussion (Aula (Room 210))  
10:40 am - 11:10 am Coffee break  
11:10 am - 12:30 pm KQ5 - How do we build synergies between ground and space ? (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Hans Zinnecker  
11:10 - 11:50 › Detection and characterization of exoplanets: possible synergies between ground and space based approaches - Jean-Luc Beuzit, Institut de Planétologie et d'Astrophysique de Grenoble  
11:50 - 12:10 › The Hunt for Planets in Open Clusters with HARPS and HARPS-N - Malavolta Luca, Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Università di Padova  
12:10 - 12:30 › Exoplanets mass measurement using gravitational microlensing - Clément Ranc, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris  
12:30 pm - 12:40 pm Posters pop-up (7x2mn) (Aula (Room 210))
 
12:40 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch  
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm Poster viewing (Hallways) - Click on file icon to download poster abstracts
 
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm SatMeet3 : Pathways Towards Exomoons (Lecture room 106) - David Kipping (Chair)
 
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm SatMeet4 : Habitable planets, M dwarfs and NIR spectrographs (Lecture room 205) - José Caballero (Chair)
 
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm SatMeet6 : Prevalence of exozodiacal dust (Lecture room 206) - Denis Defrère (Chair)
 
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm SatMeet1 : Laboratory Analogues of Exoplanetary Environments (Meeting room 115) - Emmanuele Pace (Chair)  
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Coffee break  
5:00 pm - 5:40 pm KQ5 - How do we build synergies between ground and space ? (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Andreas Quirrenbach  
17:00 - 17:20 › Blazing the Trail: Resolving Terrestrial Planets with ELTs? - Michael Meyer, Institute of Astronomy, ETH Zurich  
5:20 pm - 5:40 pm KQ5 Discussion (Aula (Room 210))  
5:40 pm - 7:00 pm KQ6 - What can we expect from approved projects ? (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Andreas Quirrenbach  
17:40 - 18:20 › Towards the detection of nearby exoEarths - Alexandre Santerne, Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço, Universidade do Porto  
18:20 - 18:40 › CHEOPS: towards exoplanet characterization - Andrea Fortier, Physics Institute, University of Bern  
18:40 - 19:00 › The PLATO 2.0 Mission - Mareike Godolt, German Aerospace Center  

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Time Event  
9:00 am - 10:40 am KQ6 - What can we expect from approved projects ? (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Hiroshi Shibai  
09:00 - 09:20 › Exoplanetary System Reconnaissance with LBTI: Warm Dust and Giant Planets - Philip Hinz, University of Arizona  
09:20 - 09:40 › The James Webb Space Telescope: Capabilities for Transiting Exoplanet Observations - Mark Clampin, Goddard Space Flight Center  
09:40 - 10:00 › Characterization of exoplanet atmospheres with the JWST MIRI instrument - Pierre-Olivier Lagage, Laboratory of Astrophysics, Instrumentation-Modelisation, at Paris-Saclay  
10:00 - 10:20 › How stellar activity affects exoplanet's parameters estimation and exoplanet's atmosphere characterization - Mahmoudreza Oshagh, Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto  
10:20 am - 10:40 am KQ6 discussion (Aula (Room 210))  
10:40 am - 11:10 am Coffee break (Corridors)  
11:10 am - 11:50 am Satellite meetings feedback (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Ingo Waldmann  
11:10 - 11:30 › SatMeet5 - Validation and Compilation of Kepler Habitable Zone Candidates - Nader Haghighipour, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii  
11:30 - 11:50 › SatMeet10 - Ground- and Space-Based Imaging of Exo-Earths: Opportunities for Synergy and Collaboration over the Coming Two Decades - Avi Mandell, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center - William Sparks, Space Telescope Science Institute - Michael Meyer, Institute of Astronomy, ETH Zurich - Stephen Unwin, Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Giovanna Tinetti, University College London - London's Global University  
11:50 am - 12:30 pm KQ7 - What future capacity is needed ? (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Ingo Waldmann  
11:50 - 12:10 › Missions and Technology in NASA's Exoplanet Exploration Program - Stephen Unwin, Jet Propulsion Laboratory - California Institute of Technology  
12:10 - 12:30 › ARIEL - Giovanna Tinetti, University College London - London's Global University  
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch  
2:00 pm - 4:20 pm KQ7 - What future capacity is needed ? (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Jean-Philippe Beaulieu  
14:00 - 14:20 › Robustly searching for Earth-like biosignatures - Ian Parry, IoA, Cambridge University  
14:20 - 14:40 › Recognizing and characterizing terrestrial planets - William Sparks, Space Telescope Science Institute  
14:40 - 15:00 › Developing an integrated analysis approach to explanetary spectroscopy - Ingo Waldmann, University College London - London's Global University  
15:00 - 15:20 › Direct exoplanet imaging with small-angle Vortex coronagraphs - Denis Defrère, University of Arizona  
15:20 - 15:40 › Exo-Earth Discovery and Characterization with Large UV-Optical-IR Observatories - Avi Mandell, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center  
15:40 - 16:00 › SPICA mission - Hiroshi Shibai, Osaka University  
16:00 - 16:20 › Scientific Opportunities for a Starshade Working with a 2.4 m Telescope at L2 - Aki Roberge, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center  
4:20 pm - 4:30 pm Posters pop-up (7x2mn) (Aula (Room 210))
 
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Coffee break (Corridors)  
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm KQ7 - What future capacity is needed ? (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Bill Danchi  
17:00 - 17:20 › Measuring the masses of the habitable planets around the 50 closest solar-type stars with Theia.  
17:20 - 17:40 › Respective capabilities of affordable Coronagraphs and Interferometers searching for Biosignatures - Alain Léger, IAS - CNRS  
17:40 - 18:00 › How to Directly Image a Habitable Planet Around Alpha Centauri with a ~30-45cm Space Telescope - Ruslan Belikov, NASA Ames Research Center  
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm Conference dinner  

Friday, July 17, 2015

Time Event  
9:00 am - 10:40 am Satellite meetings feedback (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Giovanna Tinetti  
09:00 - 09:20 › SatMeet2 - Mission Concepts and Measurement Requirements for a Future Far-Infrared Space Mission - David Leisawitz, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center  
09:20 - 09:40 › SatMeet3 - Pathways Towards Exomoons - Kipping David, Harvard University  
09:40 - 10:00 › SatMeet4 - Habitable planets, M dwarfs and NIR spectrographs - José Caballero, Centro de Astrobiología  
10:00 - 10:20 › SatMeet6 - Prevalence of exozodiacal dust - Defrère Denis, University of Arizona  
10:20 - 10:40 › SatMeet8 - Connecting Stellar Abundances and Planet Habitability - Hinkel Natalie, Arizona State University, USA  
10:40 am - 11:10 am Coffee break  
11:10 am - 11:30 am Satellite meetings feedback (Aula (Room 210)) - Chair Ingo Waldmann  
11:10 - 11:30 › SatMeet9 - Mapping Other Worlds - Daniel Apai, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, Earths in Other Solar Systems Team - Nicolas Cowan, Amherst College  
11:30 am - 12:40 pm Concluding discussion (Aula (Room 210)) - Michel Blanc (ISSI)
 
12:40 pm - 12:45 pm Adjourn (Aula (Room 210))  
  
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