Precision Spectroscopy: Towards Earth 2.0

1-4 August 2017, São Paulo, Brazil

Program

Monday 31 Jul 2017: Auditório 1
14:30 - 17:30 Registration and Support for installing codes (optional)


Tuesday 1 Aug 2017: Auditório G
09:00 - 10:00 Registration
  • Lectures
    10:00 - 10:10 Opening
    10:10 - 11:00 Detection methods and the diversity of planetary systems (Jacob Bean)
    11:00 - 12:00 Explaining the solar system (André Izidoro)
  • 12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
    13:30 - 14:30 Evolution of rotation and magnetic field of Sun-like stars (Jose Dias do Nascimento Jr.)
    14:30 - 15:30 The effect of stellar activity on radial velocities (Raphaëlle Haywood)
  • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
  • Talks 16:00 – 17:00 (12 + 3 min each)
    - On the formation of Earth like planets in the habitable zone of binary star systems (Othon Winter)
    - Constraining the influence of stellar mass on planet formation (Luan Ghezzi)
    - Solar twins with a spin: old but still kicking (Leonardo A. dos Santos)
    - Starspot magnetic fields (Adriana Valio)
  • Tutorial
    17:00 - 17:30 Light curve analysis - periodograms (José Dias do Nascimento Jr.)
    17:30 - 18:00 Radial velocities (Leonardo dos Santos)
  • 18:00 Welcome cocktail


    Wednesday 2 Aug 2017: Auditório G
  • Lectures
    10:00 - 10:40 The Connection between Planets and Stellar Chemical Composition (Lorenzo Spina)
    10:40 - 11:00 On the origin of the planet-host star iota Horologii (Iván Ramírez)
    11:00 - 11:30 The evolution of chromospheric activity in solar type stars (Diego Lorenzo de Oliveira)
    11:30 - 12:30 Accounting for activity-induced RV variations through Gaussian process regression (Raphaëlle Haywood)
  • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
    14:00 - 15:10 Comparative exoplanetology in the era of the Great Observatories, JWST, and beyond (Jacob Bean) [IAG Astronomy colloquium]
  • 15:10 - 15:40 Coffee Break
  • Talks 15:40 – 16:50 (10 + 2 min each)
    - Activity of HD 43587: The primary CoRoT target under a maunder minimum phase (Rafael Ramon Ferreira)
    - Deriving abundances in medium resolution spectra (Andressa Cristina Silva Ferreira)
    - Abundances in solar analogues (Ricardo López Valdivia)
    - Carbon and nitrogen in a sample of solar analogs using molecular lines (Andre de Castro Milone)
    - Detailed chemical abundances of M-dwarfs planet hosts from APOGEE observations (Diogo Souto)
    - SPECIES: Spectroscopic Parameters and atmosphEric ChemIstriEs of Stars (Maritza Soto)
  • Tutorial
    16:50 - 17:20 Measuring equivalent widths for high precision abundances (Jorge Meléndez)
    17:20 - 18:00 Automatic stellar parameters with q2 (Iván Ramírez)
    19:30 Workshop dinner: Consulado da Bahia (Rua dos Pinheiros, 534)


    Thursday 3 Aug 2017: Auditório G
  • Lectures
    10:00 – 11:00 The Sun as an exoplanet host star: testbed for radial velocity variations (Raphaëlle Haywood)
    11:00 – 11:30 MAROON-X: Detecting Earth-size planets in the habitable zones of mid- to late-M dwarfs: (Jacob Bean)
    11:30 - 12:00 The GMT-Consortium Large Earth Finder (G-CLEF): An optical echelle spectrograph for the Giant Magellan Telescope (Andrew Szentgyorgyi)
  • 12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
    13:30 - 13:50 Next generation Doppler spectrometers in the optical and near-infrared: the Extreme Precision Doppler Spectrometer and the Habitable-zone Planet Finder (Samuel Halverson)
    13:50 - 14:10 Near infrared atmospheric correction for precise radial velocities (Solène C. Ulmer-Moll)
    14:10 - 14:30 Precision RV measurements of predicted TESS planets with the Automated Planet Finder telescope (Jennifer Burt)
    14:30 - 15:30 Brazilian access to future spectroscopic/spectropolarimetric and space-based photometric facilities to characterize solar type stars and their planets (José-Dias do Nascimento Jr.)
  • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
  • Talks 16:00 – 17:00 (10 + 2 min each)
    - Radial Velocity Challenge at FIDEOS (Abner Zapata)
    - Lithium enrichment in red giant branch stars (Claudia Aguilera Gómez)
    - Volatiles and refractories in pairs of similar solar like stars: candidates for hosting planets (Rafael Bueno Botelho)
    - Differential abundances in the HAT-P-4 binary system (Emiliano Jofré)
    - 16 Cygni: A key binary system for the study of the planet-star chemical connection (Marcelo Tucci Maia)
  • Tutorial
    17:00 - 18:00 Stellar abundances, masses and ages using q2 (Iván Ramírez)


    Friday 4 Aug 2017: Auditório G
  • Lectures
    10:00 – 11:00 Simulating the formation of Earths and Super-Earths (André Izidoro)
    11:00 – 12:00 Transit Spectroscopy (Jacob Bean)
  • 12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
  • Talks 13:30 – 14:20 (10 + 2 min each)
    - Mass Constraints of the Kepler-46 Planetary System from Transit Timing Variations (Ximena Saad Olivera)
    - The light curves of planetary rings (Cindy Vanesa Ramírez Gómez)
    - Characterizing the atmospheres of extrasolar planets in Southern Stars (Romina Petrucci)
    - Kepler-96 system: exploring the habitability of its super-Earth and of an hypothetical Earth in an environment of strong superflares (Raissa Estrela)
    14:20 - 14:50 Challenges for the future: how to detect Earth 2.0? (Raphaëlle Haywood)
    14:50 - 15:20 Highlights (Raphaëlle Haywood, José-Dias do Nascimento Jr., André Izidoro, Iván Ramírez, Jacob Bean)
    15:20 - 15:30: Closure
  • 15:30 – 16:00 Farewell Coffee Break


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