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The topics this year include:
 
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*Status of Gaia - year of the launch!
 
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*Gaia alerts - how they work, what is the expected yield
 
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*Supernovae, microlensing, novae, CVs, AGN flares, and other targets for Gaia Alerts
 
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*Arrangements for the alerts follow-up and verification campaign in early 2014
 
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*Follow-up strategies
 
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*How to get involved in Gaia alerts follow-up networks?
 
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*Current/planned multi-wavelength transient surveys, including X-ray channels
 
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*Reports from tests on transient follow-up
 
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*Presentation of new potential partners for the follow-up network
 
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'''Abstract Book is available [[Media:AbstractBook2012.pdf|here]].'''
'''Abstract Book is available [[Media:AbstractBook2012.pdf|here]].'''

Revision as of 22:04, 11 June 2013


Abstract Book is available here.


title name time (with discussion)
Wednesday, June 19th
14:00 MD+LW+STH Welcome 10
14:10 Timo Prusti Gaia status 30
14:40 Simon Hodgkin AlertPipe Status 30
15:10 Lukasz Wyrzykowski Detection and classification in the AlertPipe 30
15:40 Nicholas Walton Automated Classification of Supernovae from Gaia Alerts 20
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Paola Di Matteo Spectroscopic science alerts: criteria and implementation 15
16:45 George Seabroke Gaia RVS spectra as follow-up to Photo Science Alerts 15
17:00 Paolo Tanga Solar System alerts 20
17:20 Ashish Mahabal New Measures for Different Transients 30
17:50 Stephen Ridgway Detection rate for variable stars 20
18:10 end of day1
Thursday, June 20th
09:30 Kailash Sahu Upcoming Microlensing by Proxima Centauri: A Rare Opportunity for Mass Determination and Planet Detection 25
09:55 Shay Zucker Directed Follow-Up strategy - using Gaia Science Alerts to detect transiting Exoplanets 25
10:20 Sjoert van Velzen Optical searches for stellar tidal disruption flares 25
10:45 Coffee break 30
11:15 Peter Jonker Connecting LOFAR radio, X-ray and optical GAIA transients 25
11:40 Helene Sol GAIA alerts on AGN flares: which synergy with observations at Very High Energies ? 25
12:05 Elme Breedt A large, deep, and homogeneous sample of cataclysmic variables from GAIA 25
12:30 Evgeny Gorovskoy Discovery optical transients on MASTER robotic telescope network. 15
12:45 Krisztián Vida The Fly's Eye camera system 15
13:00 Lunch
14:00 John Davies OPTICON, the Plans for FP7: 2013-2016 15
14:15 Mark Sullivan PESSTO: The Public ESO Spectroscopic Survey for Transient Objects 15
14:30 Ulrich Kolb Science with PIRATE 15
14:45 Stuart Littlefair The pt5m robotic telescope on La Palma 15
15:00 Pavel Koubsky The use of Danish 154 Telescope and DFOSC photometer to follow up the objects from Gaia Alerts project 15
15:15 Werner Zeilinger Transient astronomy with the observing facilities of the Vienna Observatory 15
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Simon Hodgkin Alerts Verification and discussion 60
17:00 Irek Khamitov Observations of PHA 99942 Apophis at RTT150 in frame of Gaia-FUN-SSO. 15
17:15 Laszlo Szabados Konkoly Observatory - Observing Facilities and Photometric Projects 15
17:30 Goran Damljanovic The photometric observations of Gaia alerts with 60cm ASV telescope 15
17:45 Zbigniew Kołaczkowski Wroclaw Observatory 15
18:00 end of day2
Friday, June 21th
09:30 Chris Davis Time Domain Astronomy with the Liverpool Telescope 15
09:45 Fraser Lewis Observing with the Faulkes Telescopes 15
10:00 Stephen Potter South African Astronomy and Observatories 15
10:15 Massimo Turatto The Asiago facilities 15
10:30 Phillipe Bendjoya The C2PU (Centre Pedagogy Planet Univers) at OCA (Observatoire de la Côte d Azur) in the framework of GAIA-FUN 15
10:45 Olga Suarez EduCosmos: Participative science for high school students with 1m telescopes 15
11:00 Michel Dennefeld et al Involvement of amateur astronomers 20
11:20 Coffee break 30
11:50 Discussion and summary
13:00 end of day3
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