Workshop2014:agenda

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Draft agenda, subject to changes.

To all the speakers: please send your slides prior to your presentation to Lukasz Wyrzykowski. Accepted formats: PDF, Keynote, PowerPoint, OpenOffice

name title time (with discussion)
Tuesday, 9 September 2014
12:00 lunch 1:30
13:30 Welcome 0:05
13:35 Timo Prusti (ESA) Gaia overview and status 0:30
14:05 Anthony Brown (Leiden) Gaia data processing 0:30
14:35 Simon Hodgkin (Cambridge) Gaia Science Alerts Operations 0:25
15:00 Łukasz Wyrzykowski (Warsaw) Design of AlertPipe 0:30
15:30 coffee 0:30
16:00 Guy Rixon (Cambridge) Technical challenges and solutions for Gaia Science Alerts 0:30
16:30 Nadia Blagorodnova (Cambridge) Gaia: a Supernova Discovery Machine 0:30
17:00 George Seabroke (MSSL) Gaia Radial Velocity Spectrometer follow-up of Gaia Science Alerts 0:25
17:25 Nami Mowlawi (Geneva) CU7 variability processing and analysis 0:25
17:50 end of day 1
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
09:30 Christine Ducourant (Bordeaux) The millions of tiny galaxies that Gaia is observing 0:25
09:55 Kester Smith (Heidelberg) Automated classification of Gaia sources 0:25
10:20 Massimo Turatto (Padova) Asiago supernova programme 0:15
10:35 Andrzej Piascik (Liverpool) A Spectrograph for the Rapid Analysis of Transients 0:15
10:50 coffee 0:30
11:20 Morgan Fraser (Cambridge) Validating Gaia Alerts with ground based spectroscopy 0:25
11:45 Simon Hodgkin (Cambridge) Spectroscopic follow-up of Gaia Alerts 0:30
12:15 Discussion 0:45
13:00 lunch 1:00
14:00 Andrzej Udalski (Warsaw) OGLE-IV overview 0:45
14:45 Adam Miller (Caltech) Current and Future Palomar Time-Domain Surveys 0:25
15:10 Dorota Skowron (Warsaw) The All-Sky Automated Survey for Super Novae 0:20
15:30 coffee 0:30
16:00 Cosimo Inserra (Belfast) Overview of PESSTO 0:30
16:30 Heather Campbell (Cambridge) Type Ia Supernovae - Gaia 0:25
16:55 Grainne Costigan (Leiden) CU9 Gaia Data Archive 0:20
17:15 end of day 2
18:00 optional exhibition Cosmos calling! price: 10 PLN per person
19:30 workshop dinner Zacheta Art Gallery and Restaurant ( menu) price: 190 PLN per person
Thursday, 11 September 2014
09:30 Seppo Mattila (Turku) Supernovae in nuclear environments 0:25
09:55 Elme Breedt (Warwick) Accreting compact objects in the transient sky 0:25
10:20 Peter Jonker (SRON) The Gaia Science Alerts potential for discovering intermediate-mass black holes 0:25
10:45 coffee 0:45
11:30 Thomas Wevers (Nijmegen) Probing a new region of phase-space: very short timescale variability with Gaia 0:25
11:55 Jure Japelj (Ljubljana) Hunting for GRB afterglows with Gaia 0:25
12:20 Wyn Evans (Cambridge) Predicting Microlensing Events 0:25
12:45 lunch 1:15
14:00 Martin Dominik (St.Andrews) Measuring masses - Microlensing with Gaia 0:25
14:25 Kailash Sahu (STSI) Astrometric Microlensing with GAIA 0:25
14:50 Sjoert van Velzen (Nijmegen) Optical TDE and Gaia 0:25
15:15 Zsolt Paragi (JIVE) Tidal Disruption Events and the search for Massive Black Holes (<10^6 Msun) 0:25
15:40 coffee 0:30
16:10 Krzysztof Hryniewicz (Geneva) Search for TDE candidates with Swift BAT 0:25
16:35 Dan Maoz (Tel Aviv) Fast Radio Bursts 0:25
17:00 Gerry Gilmore (Cambridge) OPTICON 0:15
17:10 Anna Hourihane (Cambridge) Gaia outreach in the UK 0:25
17:40 end of day 3
19:00 Gerry Gilmore (Cambridge) Public Talk in the Copernicus Science Centre (ticketed,free for workshop attendees)
Friday 12 September 2014 NOTE CHANGE OF ROOM
09:30 Łukasz Wyrzykowski (Warsaw) Time-domain Network within OPTICON 0:20
09:50 Krzysztof Ulaczyk (Warsaw) Ephemeris tools for follow-up planning 0:10
10:00 Liam Hardy (Sheffield) pt5m on La Palma - ready to follow up Gaia transients 0:15
10:15 Hasan Esenoglu (Tubitak) Photometric Contribution to Gaia Alerts from Robotic and Remote Control TUG Telescopes 0:15
10:30 Milan Stojanovic (Belgrade) Serbian-Bulgarian mini-network telescopes as a part of Gaia-Follow-Up Network 0:15
10:45 Jochen Greiner (Garching) GROND capabilities for Gaia transient follow-up 0:15
11:00 coffee 0:30
11:30 Chris Davis (Liverpool) Time domain astronomy with the Liverpool Telescope 0:15
11:45 Werner Zeilinger (Vienna) Gaia Science Alerts: Report on test observations 0:15
12:00 Lovro Palaversa Geneva Observatory 0:15
12:15 Zbigniew Kołaczkowski (Wrocław) Wroclaw Observatory 0:15
12:30 Michał Pawlak (Warsaw) Warsaw Observatory 0:15
12:45 Yogesh Joshi (ARIES) Multi-domian analysis in the Nainital Microlensing Survey data 0:15
13:00 lunch
end of day 4
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