Planning

Monday, July 10, 2017

Time Event  
8:00 am - 9:30 am Registration, coffee and poster installation - Registration  
9:30 am - 9:45 am Welcome - Thierry Lanz and Orsola de Marco  
9:45 am - 9:55 am Introduction of the session "Precision charecterisation of circumstellar environments", key questions - Chair: Eric Lagadec, Florentin Millour and Henri Boffin  
9:55 am - 11:55 am Precision characterisation of circumstellar environments - Chair: Eric Lagadec, Florentin Millour & Henri Boffin  
09:55 - 10:15 › The molecular envelope of the AGB star π1 Gruis - Lam Doan, Uppsala University  
10:15 - 10:35 › The VLA view on the clumpy molecular shells of CW Leo - Denise Keller, Instituut voor Sterrenkunde, KU Leuven  
10:35 - 10:55 › OH231.8+4.2: The ALMA close up - Javier Alcolea, Observatorio Astronomico Nacional  
10:55 - 11:15 › Spatially resolved imaging of the AR Pup post-AGB binary disk with VLT/SPHERE - Steve Ertel, University of Arizona, Steward Observatory  
11:15 - 11:35 › The mass and candidate planet of the AGB star L2 Puppis from ALMA and SPHERE observations - Pierre Kervella, Universidad de Chile [Santiago], Laboratoire d'études spatiales et d'instrumentation en astrophysique  
11:35 - 11:55 › A detailed view on the rotating disk surrounding the M-type AGB star L2 Puppis - Ward Homan, Instituut voor Sterrenkunde, KU Leuven  
1:40 pm - 5:10 pm Precision characterisation of circumstellar environments - Chair: Eric Lagadec, Florentin Millour & Henri Boffin  
13:40 - 14:00 › Jet launching revealed in post-AGB binaries - Dylan Bollen, Institute of Astronomy, KU Leuven  
14:00 - 14:20 › Extended disks orbiting binary post-AGB stars - Valentin Bujarrabal, Observatorio Astronomico Nacional (OAN-IGN)  
14:20 - 14:40 › Circumbinary discs around post-AGB stars - Robert Izzard, University of Cambridge (UK)  
14:40 - 15:00 › LBVs with collimated stellar winds and apparent helical nebulae - Claudia Agliozzo, Millennium Institute of Astrophysics, Universidad Andrés Bello  
15:00 - 15:20 › VLTI-AMBER velocity-resolved aperture-synthesis imaging of Eta Car's wind-wind collision zone - Gerd Weigelt, Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy  
3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Coffee break / Posters (Lobby)  
3:50 pm - 5:10 pm Precision characterisation of circumstellar environments  
15:50 - 16:10 › AGBs envelopes and the hunt for binaries - Eric Lagadec, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur  
16:10 - 16:30 › Using Kepler to Measure the Frequency of Binary Central Stars in Planetary Nebulae - George Jacoby, Lowell Observatory  
16:30 - 16:50 › Evolved stars at CHARA - Fabien Baron, Georgia State University - CHARA  
16:50 - 17:10 › Extreme AO of Massive Stars: Searching for faint companions using VLTI/SPHERE for the CHIPS project - Alan Rainot, KU Leuven  
5:10 pm - 5:30 pm Discussion "Characterisation of circumstellar environments" - Chair: Eric Lagadec, Florentin Millour & Henri Boffin  
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Wine and Cheese - When in France, do like the french! We will gather next to where the posters are displayed and will discuss about science and other things.  

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Time Event  
8:45 am - 8:55 am Introduction of the session " Binary engines, how do they work, what do they do?", key questions - Chair: Orsola De Marco & Shazrene Mohamed  
8:55 am - 10:15 am Binary engines, how do they work, what do they do? - Chair: Orsola De Marco & Shazrene Mohamed  
08:55 - 09:15 › Single, Rotating stars, and the influence of companions on PNe shaping - Eva Villaver, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid  
09:15 - 09:35 › The role of planets and brown dwarfs in terminating the RGB and the AGB evolution - Noam Soker, Department of Physics  
09:35 - 09:55 › The common envelope phase in shaping the lives of binary stars - Orsola De Marco, Macquarie University  
09:55 - 10:15 › Recombination energy in common envelope phases - Sebastian Ohlmann, Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies  
10:15 am - 10:45 am Coffee break / Posters (Lobby)  
10:45 am - 12:05 pm Binary engines, how do they work, what do they do?  
10:45 - 11:05 › Simulating the Grazing Envelope Evolution (GEE) - Sagiv Shiber, Department of Physics  
11:05 - 11:25 › Planetary Nebula Central Stars as Observational Tracers of Common Envelope Evolution - Todd Hillwig, Valparaiso Univ  
11:25 - 11:45 › Wind mass transfer in binaries and its effect on orbital evolution - Martha Saladino, Department of Astrophysics/IMAPP, Radboud University  
11:45 - 12:05 › 3D models of the outflows of evolved stars: Formation of multiple spiral structures. - Elias Aydi, South African Astronomical Observatory - University of Cape Town  
10:50 am - 11:20 am Discussion on mass loss and shaping - Chair: Shazrene Mohamed and Eric Lagadec  
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Breakout sessions - We will split up in 4 groups to discuss how to join the effort (theory+ observations) to tackle key questions: reports at 3pm  
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Coffee break / Posters (Lobby)  
4:00 pm - 4:10 pm Introduction of the session "Binary interactions as agent in creating binary classes and causing outbursts", key questions - Chairs: Selma de Mink & Nathan Smith  
4:10 pm - 5:30 pm Binary interaction as agent in creating binary classes and causing oubursts - Chair: Selma de Mink & Nathan Smith  
16:10 - 16:30 › Planetary Nebulae genesis: emerging HII regions in post-AGB stars - Carmen Sanchez Contreras, Centro de Astrobiologia  
16:30 - 16:50 › The evolutionary nature of RV Tauri stars with a disc - Rajeev Manick, KU Keuven  
16:50 - 17:10 › Deciphering dusty post-RGB stars: a progress report. - Devika Kamath, Macquarie University / AAO/ IvS, KU Leuven  
17:10 - 17:30 › Circumstellar dust and influence of the hot component in symbiotic Miras - Tomislav Jurkic, Department of Physics, University of Rijeka  

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Time Event  
9:00 am - 10:20 am Binary interaction as agent in creating binary classes and causing oubursts  
09:00 - 09:20 › What is the role of winds in the progenitor evolution of Type Ia Supernovae? - Carlo Abate, University of Bonn  
09:20 - 09:40 › Binary Evolution and the LBV Phenomenon: Environment, CSM, and Eruptive Transients - Nathan Smith, University of Arizona  
09:40 - 10:00 › Binary mass-transfer does not dominate the formation of Wolf-Rayet stars in the Magellanic Clouds - Tomer Shenar, Institute of Physics and Astronomy, University of Potsdam  
10:00 - 10:20 › The crucial role of binary interactions for core-collapse supernovae of rapidly-rotating massive stars - Avishai Gilkis, Department of Physics  
10:20 am - 10:50 am Coffee break / Posters (Lobby)  
10:50 am - 11:50 am Binary interaction as agent in creating binary classes and causing oubursts  
10:50 - 11:10 › Firsthand witnessing disk-formation around a Be star - Florentin Millour, Laboratoire Lagrange, UMR7293, Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, CNRS, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur  
11:10 - 11:30 › Binarity effects on Be stars: emission-lines and polarimetric observables - Despina Panoglou, Observatório Nacional - Daniel Faes, Instituto de Astronomia, Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas  
11:30 - 11:50 › On the Nature of the X-ray Bright Supergiant B[e] stars - Elizabeth Bartlett, European Southern Observatory  
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Chesneau prize lecture - Chesneau prize winner  
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Breakout session - We will split up in 4 groups to discuss how to join the effort (theory+ observations) to tackle key questions  
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Coffee break / Posters (Lobby)  
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Breakout Session- report  
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm Cocktail and banquet - The banquet will take place at the beautiful and historical Nice observatory, above the city and with great views on the French Riviera. There will be some live music.  

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Time Event  
9:00 am - 9:10 am Introduction of the session "The impact of binarity on mass loss and nucleosynthesis in the Universe - Chair: Henri Boffin, Markus Wittkowski & Albert Zijlstra  
9:10 am - 10:30 am The impact of binarity on mass loss and nucleosynthesis in the Universe  
09:10 - 09:30 › Evolution and nucleosynthesis of accreting White Dwarfs: building the seeds for p-process - Umberto Battino, Keele University  
09:30 - 09:50 › Determining the effect of a non-uniform AGB outflow on its chemistry - Marie Van de Sande, Instituut voor Sterrenkunde, KU Leuven  
09:50 - 10:10 › Mass loss and dust in C-rich AGB stars: comparing observations with theory - Gioia Rau, Institut für Astrophysik, Universität Wien, European Southern Observatory  
10:10 - 10:30 › The Class of Jsolated Stars - Efrat Sabach, Department of Physics  
10:30 am - 11:00 am Coffee break / Posters (Lobby)  
11:00 am - 12:00 pm The impact of binarity on mass loss and nucleosynthesis in the Universe  
11:00 - 11:20 › When binaries keep track of a recent nucleosynthesis: The Zr–Nb pair in extrinsic stars as an s-process thermometer - Drisya Karinkuzhi, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics , Université Libre de Bruxelles  
11:20 - 11:40 › The occurrence of binary evolution pulsators in classical instability strip of RR Lyrae and Cepheid variables - Paulina Karczmarek, Warsaw Astronomical Observatory  
11:40 - 12:00 › The impact of binarity on stellar evolution along the Cepheid instability strip - Hilding Neilson, University of Toronto  
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Discussion on binarity and fundamental processes - Chair: Henri Boffin, Markus Wittkowski & Albert Zijlstra  
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Wrap up of the breakout sessions - We will discuss the outcome of the discussions in small groups  
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Conference summary - TBD  
  
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