Florence Workshop, Jan 31st 2012

We will host an EChO workshop in Florence, Italy, on 31st of January. Scope of the meeting is to present the science and the instrument design of EChO and discuss future steps. The workshop is open to the scientific and technical community interested in being involved in EChO.




9:00  Welcome (Emanuele Pace)

9:10  Science requirements, CDF outcome, study timeline etc. (ESA EChO study team: Kate Isaak, Ludovic Puig, Martin Linder)

10:40 Coffee break

11:00 Specific aspects of science requirements (SST members; chaired K. Isaak)

12:00 Technical presentation payload consortium (P. Eccleston, RAL; chaired M. Linder)

12:45 Technical presentation payload consortium (A. Glauser, MPIA; chaired M. Linder)

13:30 Lunch

14:30 Contributed talks, ~15 min (chaired G. Tinetti):

         D. Queloz, ~20min (Geneva Obs.)

         M. Gillon (Un. Liege)

         J. Tennyson (UCL)

         R. van Boekel (MPIA)

         M. Tessenyi (UCL)

         B. Vandenbussche (Un. Leuven)

16:10 Coffee break

16:30 Contributed talks, ~15 min (chaired P. Drossart):

         I. Waldmann (UCL)

         J. Barstow (Un. of Oxford)

         J. Cho (QMUL)

         L. Grenfell (TUB)

         S. Yurchenko (UCL)

         B. Burningham (UH)

          R. Claudi (Un. Padova)

18:30 End of the meeting

Local organiser: Emanuele Pace,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Location: Aula Magna, Polo Scientifico University of Florence, Sesto Fiorentino, FI

Travel and information, Campus Map, Google Map. Notice that the campus is very close to the Florence Airport.

See you soon in Florence!