London Workshop - July 2010 Programme

Workshop agenda

1030-1050

   Giovanna Tinetti
Welcome address – update about the THESIS mission concept

1050-1130

  Bruce Swinyard ESA assessment study. European version of THESIS

1130-1150

  Craig Brown TRL and the ASTRIUM U.K. interest in THESIS

1150-1205

  Dave Walton MSSL interest in THESIS

1205-1220

  Jean-Philippe Beaulieu The French interest in THESIS

1220-1240

  Giusi Micela The Italian interest in THESIS

1240-1255

  Mauro Focardi EGSE and onboard electronics for THESIS, FIR focal plane array

1255-1415

 

Lunch Break

 

1415-1445

  Therese Encrenaz The atmospheres of the planets in our own solar system and beyond: what to look for

1445-1500

  Marcell Tessenyi The atmospheres of Super Earths in the Habitable Zone of Dwarf stars: feasibility study with THESIS

1500-1515

  Mark Swain The version of THESIS to be proposed to NASA

1515-1630

  Discussion and coffee break

1630-1645

  James Frith / David Pinfield Target list for THESIS: transit surveys from the ground

1645-1700

  Alessandro Sozzetti Target list for THESIS: the contribution of GAIA

1700-1715

  Ian Roxburg / Giusi Micela Target list for THESIS: the contribution of PLATO

1715-1730

 
Steve Fossey
Target list for THESIS: the contribution of WASP and other ground-based transit surveys

1730-1745

  James Cho Useful observables to study atmospheric dynamics

1745-1800

  Nick Achileos

Properties of Infra-Red emission from the H3+ ion in the Jovian system and beyond

1800-1815

  Richard Court Chemical disequilibrium and biosignatures