2015 Sagan Exoplanet Summer Workshop: July 27-31, 2015

Exoplanetary System Demographics: Theory and Observations


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Sunday, July 26

  • Registration Gathering at Beckman Institute Courtyard, Caltech
  • 4-6 pm: Please join us in the courtyard outside the Beckman Institute for the opportunity to register, greet colleagues, and put up your poster in advance of the workshop. We'll have light munchies available but you'll want to get dinner afterwards.

Monday, July 27

Tuesday, July 28

Wednesday, July 29

  • Detection Methods and Their Selection Effects
  • 8:30 am: Radial Velocity Surveys — Xavier Dumusque (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA)
  • 9:30 am: Attendee Pops (8)
  • 10:00 am: Morning Break and Poster Session #1
  • 11:00 am: Transit Surveys — Courtney Dressing (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA/Caltech)
  • 12:00 pm: Lunch
  • 1:00 pm: Microlensing Surveys — Matthew Penny (Ohio State University)
  • 1:40 pm: Direct Imaging Surveys — Beth Biller (Univ. of Edinburgh)
  • 2:20 pm: Attendee Pops (7)
  • 2:35 pm: Afternoon Break
  • 3:05 pm: Hands-on Session: Comparison Against Observations - Geoff Bryden (JPL)
  • 5:00 pm: Adjourn

Thursday, July 30

Friday, July 31