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2022 Sagan Summer Workshop

Exoplanet Science in the Gaia Era

Agenda

Speaker names will be added as they are confirmed
All times are in the Pacific time zone


Monday July 25: Astrometry Fundamentals

Time (PDT) Title Speaker
8:30 am Welcome and Opening Comments Dawn Gelino, Chas Beichman (Caltech/IPAC-NExScI)
9:00 am 2000 Years of Astrometry Todd Henry (Georgia State University)
10:00 am Break
10:30 am The Role of Astrometry in the Exoplanet Detection and Confirmation of Exoplanets Michael Perryman (University College Dublin)
11:15 am The Role of Astrometry in Improving Accuracy and Precision of Exoplanet Properties by Improving Stellar Parameters Dan Huber (University of Hawaii)
12:00 pm Poster Pops (15)
12:30 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Poster Session I
3:15 pm Introduction to Gaia Anthony Brown (Leiden Observatory)
4:00 pm Hands-on Session Introduction: Learn How to Access and Use Gaia Data
5:00 pm Adjourn

Tuesday July 26: Impact of Astrometry on Stellar Astrophysics with Implications for Exoplanet Science

Time (PDT) Title Speaker
8:30 am Revolution in Stellar Astrophysics through Gaia Orlagh Creevey (Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur)
9:30 am Galactic Kinematics and Statistical Stellar Ages Melissa Ness (Columbia University)
10:15 am Break
10:45 am Kinematic Identification of Stellar Groups and Associations with Coherent Ages Marina Kounkel (Vanderbilt University)
11:30 am Poster Pops (15)
12:00 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Gaia plus Interferometric Observations Roxanne Ligi (Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur)
2:15 pm Know Thy Star: How Gaia Grounds Kepler, TESS, K2, and Direct Imaging) Jessie Christiansen (Caltech/IPAC-NExScI)
3:00 pm Break
3:30 pm Hands-on Session
5:00 pm Adjourn

Wednesday July 27: Astrometry and Companion Detection

Time (PDT) Title Speaker
8:30 am Gaia Exoplanet Survey: The Astrometry Revolution Alessandro Sozzetti (INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Torino)
9:30 am Near-Term Exoplanet Discovery using Proper Motions (DR2,eDR3) Tim Brandt (University of California, Santa Barbara)
10:15 am Break
10:45 am Micro-arcsecond Precision Astrometry Using Long Baseline Interferometry Gail Schaefer (CHARA)
11:30 am Poster Pops (15)
12:00 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Poster Session II
3:00 pm Hands-on Session
5:00 pm Adjourn

Thursday July 28: Characterizing Directly Imaged Planets and Young Brown Dwarfs

Time (PDT) Title Speaker
8:30 am Directly Imaged Planets Jackie Faherty (American Museum of Natural History)
9:30 am Combining Astrometry and Direct Imaging Targets Beth Biller (The University of Edinburgh)
10:15 am Break
10:45 am Resolved BD Companions: Combining Gaia and Direct Imaging Mirek Brandt (University of California, Santa Barbara)
11:30 am Astrometry and PRV Combination Pierre Kervella (Observatoire de Paris)
12:15 pm Lunch
1:45 pm Hands-on Session: Group Projects
5:00 pm Adjourn

Friday July 29: Next Steps in Astrometry

Time (PDT) Title Speaker
8:30 am Detecting Earths Aki Roberge (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
9:15 am Advancing Astrometric Reference Frames in the Gaia Era François Mignard (Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur)
10:00 am Break
10:30 am The JASMINE Mission Daisuke Kawata (University College London)
11:00 am The Gaia NIR Mission David Hobbs (Lund Observatory)
11:30 am The TOLIMAN Mission Eduardo Bendek (NASA Ames)
12:00 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Astrometry with the Roman Space Telescope Scott Gaudi (Ohio State University)
2:00 pm Differential Astrometry (micro-arcsecond precision) for Earths Alberto Krone-Martins (University of California, Irvine)
2:30 pm Planets from Future Direct Imaging Missions: Determining Masses and Orbits Eric Mamajek (JPL)
3:00 pm Break
3:30 pm Group Project Presentations
5:00 pm Closing Comments Dawn Gelino (Caltech/IPAC-NExScI)
5:15 pm Adjourn


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