Conference

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Abstract Deadline: March 31st 2017

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Confirmed Invited speakers: Laura Kreidberg (atmospheres, observations), Nikku Madhusudhan (atmospheres, theory), Mercedes Lopez-Morales (O2 in Earth-analogue atmospheres), Michaël Gillon (M-dwarf planets), Rebekah Dawson (planetary architecture), Simon Albrecht (obliquities), George Ricker (TESS) . . . .

Outline program (preliminary and liable to change):

Monday am: 9:00–12:30 Planet discovery
9.00–10:30 One Invited review & 4 contributed talks.
10:30–11:00 Coffee/Tea
11:00–12:30 6 contributed talks
12:30–14:00 Lunch
Monday pm: 2:00–5:30 Transit Characterisation
2:00–3:30: One Invited review & 4 contributed talks.
3:30–4:00 Coffee/Tea
4:00–5:30 6 contributed talks

Tuesday am: 9:00–12:30 Planet formation theory
9.00–10:30 One Invited review & 4 contributed talks.
10:30–11:00 Coffee/Tea
11:00–12:30 6 contributed talks
12:30–14:00 Lunch
Tuesday pm: 2:00–5:30 Orbits, TTVs, obliquities
2:00–3:30: One Invited review & 4 contributed talks.
3:30–4:00 Coffee/Tea
4:00–5:30 6 contributed talks

Wednesday am: 9:00–12:30 M-dwarf planets and the habitable zone
9.00–10:30 One Invited review & 4 contributed talks.
10:30–11:00 Coffee/Tea
11:00–12:30 6 contributed talks
12:30–14:00 Lunch
Wednesday pm: Open

Thursday am: 9:00–12:30 Atmospheres — theory
9.00–10:30 One Invited review & 4 contributed talks.
10:30–11:00 Coffee/Tea
11:00–12:30 6 contributed talks
12:30–14:00 Lunch
Thursday pm: 2:00–5:30 Atmospheres — observations
2:00–3:30: One Invited review & 4 contributed talks.
3:30–4:00 Coffee/Tea
4:00–5:30 6 contributed talks
7:00 Conference Banquet

Friday am: 9:00–12:30 Close in planets (irradiation, tides, evaporation, etc)
9.00–10:30 One Invited review & 4 contributed talks.
10:30–11:00 Coffee/Tea
11:00–12:30 6 contributed talks
12:30–14:00 Lunch
Friday pm: 2:00–3:30 Future Missions
2:00–3:30: 6 contributed talks.
3:30–4:00 Coffee/Tea — END

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The Venue: Keele is a campus university, offering inclusive conference packages. The venue is the 400-seater Westminster Theatre at the centre of the campus. Coffee and poster space is just outside, while meals will be served in the adjacent Comus Restaurant. En-suite accommodation is within easy walking distance.

location

Keele University is situated between Manchester and Birmingham, about one hour from either Manchester or Birmingham airports, and about three hours from London. See Travelling to Keele. We will likely run shuttles to Manchester Airport at peak arrival times.