Session Schedule

 

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Sheet 1: Wednesday

UCF Winter Workshop 2010: Exoplanets for Planetary Scientists
Schedule for Wednesday, 6 January 2010
Exoplanet Discovery and Missions
Chair: Andrew Collier Cameron, University of St. Andrews, Scotland
Time Dur. Speaker Abstract Presentation Topic
8:00 AM 1:00 Registration and refreshment
9:00 AM 0:15 Joseph Harrington (UCF) Opening remarks
9:15 AM 1:00 Andrew Collier Cameron (U. St. Andrews) Abstract Slides Optimising planet-search survey yields: Anatomy of a successful search program
10:15 AM 0:10 Staff Poster lightning talks
10:25 AM 0:30 Break
10:55 AM 0:30 Eric Pantin (CE Saclay, France) Abstract Slides SEE-COAST: The Super-Earth Explorer
11:25 AM 0:20 Giammarco Campanella (UCL) Abstract Poster Slides The Search for Exomoons
11:45 AM 0:20 David Anderson (Keele) Abstract Slides The Spectroscopic Confirmation of Transiting Exoplanets
12:05 PM 0:20 Thomas Beatty (Ohio State University) Abstract Slides Sensitivities of Radial Velocity Surveys for Exoplanets
12:25 PM 1:30 Lunch
Measurements of Exoplanets
Chair: Drake Deming, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Time Dur. Speaker Abstract Presentation Topic
1:55 PM 1:00 Drake Deming (NASA's GSFC) Abstract Slides Observing Photons from Exoplanets
2:55 PM 0:10 Staff Poster lightning talks
3:05 PM 0:20 Break
3:25 PM 1:00 Alan Stern (SwRI/UCF) Abstract Slides Special Talk: Planet Definition and Revolutions in Planetary Science
4:25 PM 0:20 Break
4:45 PM 0:30 Nicholas Cowan (U. Washington) Abstract Thermal Phase Variations of Short-Period Exoplanets
5:15 PM 0:30 Maria Womack (St. Cloud State U., MN) Abstract Slides A ground-based search for water in HD 209458b using transit spectroscopy
5:45 PM 0:30 Kevin Stevenson (UCF) Abstract Atmospheric Methane Constraints for GJ 436b Using Secondary Eclipse Photometry
6:15 PM 0:00 Adjourn
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Sheet 2: Thursday

UCF Winter Workshop 2010: Exoplanets for Planetary Scientists
Schedule for Thursday, 7 January 2010
Atmospheres and Interiors of Exoplanets
Chair: Adam Showman, University of Arizona
Time Dur. Speaker Abstract Materials Topic
8:00 AM 1:00 Registration and refreshment
9:00 AM 1:00 Adam Showman (U. Arizona) Abstract Slides Hot Planets Meet Cool Theory: Atmospheres and Interiors of Giant Planets
10:00 AM 0:10 Staff Poster lightning talks
10:10 AM 0:20 Break
10:30 AM 0:20 Nikole K. Lewis (U. Arizona) Abstract Slides Three-Dimensional Atmospheric Circulation of the Highly Eccentric Extrasolar Planet HD80606b
10:50 AM 0:20 Channon Visscher (LPI/USRA) Abstract Slides Atmospheric Chemistry in Substellar Objects: Modeling the Transition Between Thermochemical and Photochemical Regimes
Surfaces, Oceans, and Life
Chair: Eric Gaidos, University of Hawaii
11:10 AM 1:00 Eric Gaidos (U. Hawaii) Abstract Slides Rocky Exoplanets: Composition, Structure, and Evolution
12:10 PM 1:30 Lunch
1:40 PM 0:20 Drake Deming (NASA's GSFC) Abstract Slides Stellar Variability in Spitzer Light Curves
2:00 PM 0:20 Brian Jackson (NASA's GSFC) Abstract Slides Tidal Heating of Rocky Exoplanets and Habitability
2:20 PM 0:20 Laura Schaefer (Washington U., St. Louis) Abstract Slides Atmospheres of Hot Terrestrial Exoplanets
2:40 PM 0:05 Ball Aerospace Slide A Message From Our Sponsor
2:45 PM 0:30 Break
What You Need to Know About Stars to Study Exoplanets
Chair: Jeff Valenti, Space Telescope Science Institute
Time Dur. Speaker Abstract Presentation Topic
3:15 PM 1:00 Jeff Valenti (STScI) Abstract Slides What You Need to Know About Stars to Study Exoplanets
4:15 PM 0:30 Break
4:45 PM 0:50 Christopher M. Johns-Krull (Rice U.) Abstract Slides Properties of Young Stars and Their Disks and Implications for Exoplanets
5:35 PM 0:20 Jeff Valenti (STScI) Abstract Slides Stellar Abundance and Known Exoplanets
5:55 PM 0:00 Adjourn

Sheet 3: Friday

UCF Winter Workshop 2010: Exoplanets for Planetary Scientists
Schedule for Friday, 8 January 2010
Gravity
Chair: Renu Malhotra, University of Arizona
Time Dur. Speaker Abstract Presentation Topic
8:00 AM 1:00 Registration and refreshment
9:00 AM 1:00 Renu Malhotra (U. Arizona) Abstract Slides Dynamical Evolution of Planetary Systems
10:00 AM 0:20 Break
10:20 AM 0:30 Philip J. Armitage (U. Colorado at Boulder) Abstract Slides Gas Disk Migration
10:50 AM 0:30 Kevin Heng (Institute for Advanced Study) Abstract Slides Planetesimal and Debris Disks: The Late Stages of Planetary Systems
11:20 AM 0:20 Break
11:40 AM 0:20 A.-Chantal Levasseur-Regourd (UPMC Univ. Paris 6 / CNRS-IPSL) Abstract Slides Exo-zodiacal clouds, some ground truth from the solar system interplanetary dust cloud?
12:00 PM 0:20 Dimitri Veras (U. Florida, Gainesville) Abstract Slides Secular Orbital Dynamics of Hierarchical Two-Planet Systems
12:20 PM 0:20 Philip J. Armitage (U. Colorado at Boulder) Abstract Slides Observational Signatures of Migrating Giant Planets
12:40 PM 0:00 Adjourn