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KITP Conference: Exoplanets Rising: Astronomy and Planetary Science at the Crossroads (March 29 - April 2, 2010)
Coordinators: Adam Burrows, Kristen Menou

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Monday, March 29, 2010

Morning Session Chair: Adam Burrows (Princeton)

Talks are 30 min + 15 min discussion

8:50am David Gross
(KITP Director)
Welcome [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:00am Michel Mayor
(Univ. Geneva)
Overview of Radial Velocity Surveys and Planet Discoveries [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Geoff Marcy
(UC Berkeley)
Kepler, Rossiter, and Eta_Earth [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Debra Fischer
(Yale Univ.)
Metallicity and Mass Trends in the Radial Velocity Database [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Dave Charbonneau
(Harvard, CfA)
Overview of Transit Discoveries [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Karl Stapelfeldt (JPL)

Talks are 30 min + 15 min discussion

2:00pm Josh Winn
(MIT)
Patterns and Puzzles in the Transit Observables [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Gáspár Bakos
(Harvard, CfA)
Ground-Based Transit Results [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm Heather Knutson
(UC Berkeley)
Spitzer Measurements of Secondary Eclipses and Phase Curves [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm Giovanna Tinetti
(UCL)
Overview of Transit Spectroscopy Results [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Morning Session Chair: Kristen Menou (Columbia Univ.)

Talks are 30 min + 15 min discussion

9:00am Magali Deleuil
(OAMP)
Status of CoRoT Results [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Bill Borucki
(NASA/Ames)
Status of Kepler Results [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Scott Gaudi
(OSU)
Microlensing Results and Perspective [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Paul Kalas
(UC Berkeley)
Direct Detection Results [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Alex Wolszczan (Penn State)

Talks are 30 min + 15 min discussion

2:00pm James Graham
(UC Berkeley)
High Contrast Imaging [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm N. Jeremy Kasdin
(Princeton)
Perspective on High Contrast Imaging from Space [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm Dave Stevenson
(Caltech)
Structure and Evolution of Solar System Giant Planets [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm Tristan Guillot
(Obs. Cote d'Azur)
Structure and Evolution of Extrasolar Giant Planets [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm RECEPTION KITP Courtyard
6:30pm SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER
8:30pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI *Time is flexible depending on end of dinner.

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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Morning Session Chair: Ivan Hubeny (NASA/GSFC)

Talks are 30 min + 15 min discussion

9:00am Adam Burrows
(Princeton)
EGP Atmospheres and Compositions from Secondary Eclipses and Transits [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Adam Burgasser
(UCSD)
The Brown Dwarf/Giant Planet Connection [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Diana Valencia
(Obs. Cote d'Azur)
Terrestrial Exoplanet Radii, Structure, and Tectonics [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Chris Sotin
(NASA/JPL)
Ocean Worlds [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Eric Ford (Univ. Florida)

Talks are 30 min + 15 min discussion

2:00pm Enric Palle
(IAC, Madrid)
Earth as an Alien World [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Drake Deming
(NASA/GSFC)
Prospects for Habitable World Detections with JWST [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm Lisa Kaltenegger
(Harvard, CfA)
Habitability and Biosignatures [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm Jim Kasting
(PSU)
Evolution of the Earth's Atmosphere and Climate[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

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Thursday, April 01, 2010

Morning Session Chair: Isabelle Baraffe (ENS)

Talks are 30 min + 15 min discussion

9:00am Adam Showman
(Univ. Arizona)
Hot Jupiter and Giant Planet Hydrostatic Circulation Models [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Ian Dobbs-Dixon
(McGill Univ.)
Non-Hydrostatic Giant Planet Circulation Models [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Anders Johansen
(Leiden Univ.)
Planetesimal Growth and Planet Formation [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Jack Lissauer
(NASA/Ames)
The Core-Accretion Scenario for Giant Planet Formation [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Christiane Helling (Univ. St. Andrews)

Talks are 30 min + 15 min discussion

2:00pm Lucio Mayer
(Univ. Geneve)
The Direct Collapse Scenario for Giant Planet Formation [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm John Chambers
(Carnegie Inst.)
Terrestrial Planet Formation Models [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm Sean Raymond
(Obs. Bordeaux)
Water Delivery and Terrestrial Planet Formation [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm Rosemary Mardling
(Monash Univ.)
Tidal Evolution Models for Exoplanets [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm RECEPTION KITP Courtyard
6:30pm SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER
8:30pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI *Time is flexible depending on end of dinner.

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Friday, April 02, 2010

Morning Session Chair: Melvyn Davies (Lund Univ.)

Talks are 30 min + 15 min discussion

9:00am Steve Lubow
(STScI)
Overview of Planetary Migration (Including the Effects of Turbulence) [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Renu Malhotra
(Univ. Arizona)
Migration in the Solar System (Including the Trans-Neptunian Space) [Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Ed Thommes
(Univ. Guelph)
Violence in Planet Formation [Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Phil Armitage
(JILA/Univ. Colorado)
Planet-Planet Scattering [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: James Cho (Univ. London)

Talks are 30 min + 15 min discussion

2:00pm Gordon Ogilvie
(Univ. Cambridge)
Dynamical Tidal Interactions of Extrasolar Giant Planets and Stars [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Wes Traub
(NASA/JPL)
Exoplanets in the New Decade: International Plans [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm CONFERENCE END Shuttle Available to BWSCI. *Also available to SB Airport and SB Airbus (See Jocelyn to sign up.)

ABSTRACTS/POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Kerri Cahoy
(NASA/Ames)
Exoplanet Albedo Spectra and Colors as a Function of Orbital Phase, Separation, and Metallicity
Miguel Chavez Dagostino
(INAOE)
Line Depth Indices and Atmospheric Parameters of Solar-like Stars in M67
James Cho
(Univ. London)
Baroclinic Instability on Terrestrial Extrasolar Planets
Nick Cowan
(Univ. Washington)
Not So Black? The Statistics of Albedo and Energy Recirculation on Hot Exoplanets[Poster]
Bryce Croll
(Univ. Toronto)
Near-infrared Thermal Emission From The Hottest Of The Hot Jupiters[Poster]
Jonathan J. Fortney
(UC Santa Cruz)
Modeling Hot Jupiter Transmission Spectra in 1D and 3D
Erhan Gulsen
(Univ. London)
Equations for Extrasolar Planet Neutral Atmospheres
Tommi Koskinen
(PDRA, LPL, Arizona)
The Ionospheres of Extrasolar Giant Planets
Nikole K. Lewis
(Univ. Arizona)
Three-Dimensional Atmospheric Circulation of the Highly Eccentric Extrasolar Planet HD80606b[Poster]
Michael Liu
(Univ. Hawaii)
The Gemini NICI Planet-Finding Campaign
Winfried Lorenzen
(Univ. Rostock)
Ab Initio EOS for Planetary Matter and Implications for Giant Planets
Pavel Machalek
(NASA/Ames)
Study of Hot-Jupiter Upper Atmospheres with IRAC
Daniel Malmberg
(Lund Univ.)
The Effect of Fly-bys on Planetary Systems[Poster]
Mark Marley
(NASA/Ames)
Water Clouds and the Search for Cold Exoplanets
Neil Miller
(UCSC)
Synthetic Hot Jupiter Populations
Eliza Miller-Ricci
(UCSC)
GJ 1214b -- Super-Earth or Mini-Neptune?
Nadine Nettelmann
(UCSC)
Interior Structure of GJ436b and GJ1214b
Andrzej Niedzielski
(Univ. Torun)
Planets versus Stellar Physics: Red Giant Activity Indicators.
Andreas Quirrenbach
(Univ. Heidelberg)
CARMENES: Calar Alto High-Resolution Search for M Dwarfs with Exo-earths with a Near-infrared Echelle Spectrograph
Avi Shporer
(LCOGT)
The LCOGT Network[Poster]
Stuart F. Taylor
(Global Telescope Sci.)
Observing Planet Falling Through Increased Stellar Luminosity[Poster]
Heidar Thor Thrastarson
(Univ. London)
General Circulation Modeling of Close-in Extrasolar Planets
Yiannis Tsapras, et al.
(LCOGT)
The RoboNet-II Project [Poster]
Matt Umurhan
(Univ. London)
2-Layer Magneto-Quasigeostrophic Models of Hot Exosolar Planetary Atmospheres and the Stability of Compact Vortices[Poster]
Chris Watkins
(Univ. London)
Horizontal Gravity Wave Propagation in Hot Extrasolar Planet Atmospheres
Alex Wolszczan
(Penn State Univ.)
New Detections of Planet-mass Companions to K-giants by the PTPS Survey

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