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Preliminary Programme

Monday, 6th September
 
09:00 - 11:00

Plenary Session 1

09:00 - 09:30
Welcome and Opening Ceremony
André Moitinho (JENAM LOC, SOC Chair)
José Rebordão (Pres. FCUL)
Joachim Krautter (Pres. EAS)
João Sentieiro (National Science Funding Agency)

09:30 - 10:30
Lodewijk Woltjer: “The changing face of Astronomy” (Inaugural Lodewijk Woltjer Lecture)

10:30 -11:00
Geraldine Servant (CERN): “The particle accelerator / astrophysics connection”

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break, Posters & Job Market
11:30 - 13:00 S1: From Varying Couplings to Fundamental Physics
  S2: Environment and the Formation of Galaxies: 30 years later
  S4: From Macro to Micro Stellar Transits
  SPS1:  Astronomy Challenges for Engineers & Computer Scientists
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 16:00 S1: From Varying Couplings to Fundamental Physics
  S2: Environment and the Formation of Galaxies: 30 years later
  S4: From Macro to Micro Stellar Transits
  SPS1:  Astronomy Challenges for Engineers & Computer Scientists
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break, Posters & Job Market
16:30 - 18:00 S1:  From Varying Couplings to Fundamental Physics
  S2:  Environment and the Formation of Galaxies: 30 years later
  S4:  From Macro to Micro Stellar Transits
  SPS1:  Astronomy Challenges for Engineers & Computer Scientists

Tuesday, 7th September
 
09:00 - 10:30 S1: From Varying Couplings to Fundamental Physics
  S2: Environment and the Formation of Galaxies: 30 years later
  S4: From Macro to Micro Stellar Transits
  SPS9:  30 years of IRAM
  SPS7:  Education and Outreach after IYA2009 in Europe
10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break, Posters & Job Market

Book Launch "Postcards from the Edge of the Universe" at the ESO stand

11:00 - 13:00

Plenary Session 2

11:00-11:10 Teresa Lago (U. Porto): Introduction by session Chair
11:10-12:10 Bruno Leibundgut (ESO): “Recent developments at ESO”
12:10-12:40 Magda Arnaboldi (ESO): “Imaging Surveys at ESO”
12:40-13:00 Highlight talk by young outstanding researcher - Enric Pallé (IAC): “The Earth as a distant planet”

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 16:00 S1: From Varying Couplings to Fundamental Physics
  S2: Environment and the Formation of Galaxies: 30 years later
  S4: From Macro to Micro Stellar Transits
  SPS3: ESO Special Session: ALMA Early Science
  SPS7:  Education and Outreach after IYA2009 in Europe
16:00 - 16:30

Coffee Break, Posters & Job Market

16:00 - 17:00
ESO hour at 16:00 at the ESO stand
16:30 - 18:00 S1:  From Varying Couplings to Fundamental Physics
  S2:  Environment and the Formation of Galaxies: 30 years later
  S4:  From Macro to Micro Stellar Transits
  SPS3:  ESO Special Session: ALMA Early Science
  SPS7:  Education and Outreach after IYA2009 in Europe

Wednesday, 8th September
 
09:00 - 10:30 SPS5:  ASTRONET- Astronomy Planning in Europe
  SPS2:  Radio-Astronomy in Iberia
  S6: Science Cases for Optical and Infrared Interferometry
  SPS6:  New Trends in Global Astronomy Education
 SPS10: CERN
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break, Posters & Job Market
11:00 - 12:30 SPS5:  ASTRONET- Astronomy Planning in Europe
  SPS2:  Radio-Astronomy in Iberia
  S6: Science Cases for Optical and Infrared Interferometry
  SPS6: New Trends in Global Astronomy Education
 SPS10: CERN
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 16:00 EAS General Assembly
16:00 - 17:00
ESO hour at 16:00 at the ESO stand
16:30 - 18:00 Portuguese Astron. Society General Assembly


Thursday, 9th September
 
09:00 - 10:30 S3: Dwarf Galaxies: Keys to Galaxy Formation and Evolution
  S7: SKA: The Square Kilometer Array
  S5: Star Clusters in the Era of Large Surveys
  S6: Science Cases for Optical and Infrared Interferometry
 SPS11: Teacher Training Session
10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break, Posters & Job Market

11:00 - 13:00

Plenary Session 3

11:00-11:10 Mário Amaral (FCT) - Introduction by session Chair
11:10-11:40 Jean Clavel (ESA) “The Scientific Programme of ESA & its future: The Cosmic Vision 2015-2025 Long Term Plan”
11:40-12:10 Goran Pilbratt (ESA) “The ESA Herschel Space Observatory - first year in-flight and early science highlights”
12:10-12:40 Rita Schulz (ESA) “The Rosetta close encounters with two main-belt asteroids”
12:40-13:00 Catherine Heymans (ROE) - Highlight talk by young outstanding researcher - Charting the Dark Universe”

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 16:00 S3: Dwarf Galaxies: Keys to Galaxy Formation and Evolution
  S7: SKA: The Square Kilometer Array
  S5: Star Clusters in the Era of Large Surveys
  S6:  Science Cases for Optical and Infrared Interferometry
  SPS4: ESA Special Session
 SPS11: Teacher Training Session
16:00 - 16:30

Coffee Break, Posters & Job Market

16:00 - 17:00
ESO hour at 16:00 at the ESO stand
16:30 - 18:00 S3: Dwarf Galaxies: Keys to Galaxy Formation and Evolution
  S7: SKA: The Square Kilometer Array
  S5: Star Clusters in the Era of Large Surveys
  S6: Science Cases for Optical and Infrared Interferometry
  SPS4: ESA Special Session
 SPS11: Teacher Training Session 

Friday, 10th September
 
09:00 - 10:30 S3: Dwarf Galaxies: Keys to Galaxy Formation and Evolution
  S7: SKA: The Square Kilometer Array
  S5: Star Clusters in the Era of Large Surveys
  SPS8: Amateur-Professional astronomers
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break, Posters & Job Market
11:00 - 12:50

Plenary Session 4: TB Prize Lecture

11:00-11:05 Joachim Krautter - Introduction by session Chair
11:05-12:00 Tycho Brahe Prize award - Raymond Wilson “From the ESO NTT to the VLT and the 42m ELT: the development of Active Optics as the basis of all modern telescope optics”
12:40-12:40 Richard Schilizzi (SKA)
12:40-12:50 André Moitinho (JENAM LOC, SOC Chair) - Final comments

12:50 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 16:00 S3: Dwarf Galaxies: Keys to Galaxy Formation and Evolution
  S7: SKA: The Square Kilometer Array
  S5:  Star Clusters in the Era of Large Surveys
  SPS8: Amateur-Professional astronomers
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break, Posters & Job Market
16:30 - 18:00 S3: Dwarf Galaxies: Keys to Galaxy Formation and Evolution
  S7: SKA: The Square Kilometer Array
  S5: Star Clusters in the Era of Large Surveys
  SPS8: Amateur-Professional astronomers