Scientific Program


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      CHEOPS Characterizing Exoplanets Satellite Science Workshop #3  
      Madrid, Spain, June 17-19, 2015  
day 1, Wednesday      
  Time Time Title Speaker
10h registration and coffee      
11h15-13-30 11h15 15min Welcome  
  11h30 60min The CHEOPS Mission & Science  D. Ehrenreich
  12h30 60min The CHEOPS instrument and performance  A. Fortier
13h30-15h00     Lunch  
      Session 1: Targets for CHEOPS  
15h00- 16h30 15h00 50min The TESS mission Z. Berta-Thompson
  15h50 20min CHEOPS observations of TESS planets I. Ribas
  16h10 20min The CHEOPS-K2 synergies E. Pallé
  16h30 20min The CARMENES survey as a source for CHEOPS targets E. Günther
16h50- 17h20     Coffee break  
17h20-18h20 17h20 20min The NGTS survey for transiting Neptunes and super-Earths D. Bayliss
  17h40 20min Detecting transits and phase variations of long-period exoplanets with CHEOPS S. Kane
  18h00 20min The CHEOPS-GAIA synergy V. Nascimbeni
  18h20   End day 1  
20h00     Workshop dinner  
day 2, Thursday        
  Time Time Title Speaker
9h00 - 11h00 09h00 50min Lessons from MOST D. Dragomir
  09h50 20min Characterising exoplanet atmopsheres with CHEOPS B.-O. Demory
  10h10 10min Preliminary results of exoplanetary transit observations with Wide-FastCam D. Ricci
      Session 2: Stellar properties and planetary interiors  
  10h20 20min Investigating the correlation between the host star chromospheric emission and the surface gravity of hot-Jupiters L. Fossati
  10h40 20min The physical link between simultaneous photometry and radial-velocity observations: Application to the CoRoT-7 system M. Oshagh
11h00-11h30     Coffee break  
11h30-13-30 11h30 20min The impact of limb-darkening on our knowledge of planetary interiors J. Cabrera
  11h50 20min Breaking the compositional degeneracy in the a-M-R-t plane: the ice mass fraction of close-in low-mass planets, revealed C. Mordasini
      Session 3: Architecture and dynamics of planetary systems  
  12h10 20min Theoretical investigations of exomoons V. Dobos
  12h30 20min Planetary system architectures and hot Jupiter formation M. Davies
  12h50 20min Tidal distortions and hidden neightbours of known planets with CHEOPS J. Lillo-Box
  13h10 20min Expanding the CHEOPS discovery parameter space through the TTVs L. Borsato
13h30-15h00     Lunch  
15h00- 16h30 15h00 50min Lessons from COROT M. Ollivier
  15h50 20min The obliquities of the planetary systems detected with CHEOPS G. Hébrard
  16h10 20min Collisional Crafting of Compact Planetary Systems A. Mustill
16h30-17h00     Coffee break  
17h-17h30 17h00 20min Toward a rigorous framework for radial velocities computations J. Laskar
  17h20 20min The BRITE constellation L. Fossati
  17h40 10min Ageing of a space-based CCD: photometric performance development of the low Earth orbiting detectors of the CoRoT mission R. Alonso
  17h50   End day 2  
day 3, Friday        
  Time Time Title Speaker
      Session 4: Atmospheres of CHEOPS planets  
9h00 - 11h00 09h00 50min Characterization of CHEOPS planets with JWST P. Ferruit
  09h50 20min Reflected light spectroscopy of exoplanets: the case of 51 Peg b N. C. Santos
  10h10 20min Multicolor photometry as a tool to investigate exoplanet structures and atmospheres I. Juvan
  10h30 20min Evaporating atmospheres: from hot-Jupiters to super-Earths V. Bourrier
  10h50 10min Steps towards the interpretation of exoplanet phase curves A. García Muñoz
11h00-11h30     Coffee break  
11h30-13-10 11h30 20min GTC OSIRIS transmission spectroscopy observations of the Qatar-1b exoplanet S. Hoyer
  11h50 20min A non-isothermal theory for interpreting sodium lines in exoplanetary atmospheres K. Heng
  12h10 20min THOR: an open-source climate solver for exoplanetary and planetary atmospheres L. Grosheintz
  12h30 40min Discussion and summary  
  13h10   End