Programme

Tuesday, September 4
16.00 – 19.30 Registration
18.00 – 19.30 Welcome reception

Wednesday, September 5
Comets/Rosetta mission (Chairs: Colin Snodgrass and Cecilia Tubiana)

09:00 – 09:30  Carsten Güttler (invited)         

A ROSETTA/OSIRIS VIEW ON THE JIGSAW PUZZLE OF MODERN COMETARY SCIENCE

09:30 – 10:00  Cecilia Tubiana (invited)

THE 67P DUST ENVIRONMENT FROM A MULTI-INSTRUMENT PERSPECTIVE

10:00 – 10:15   Ludmilla Kolokolova

NEW CHALLENGES FOR COMETARY DUST MODELING AFTER ROSETTA

10:15 – 10:30   Clément Feller

COLOURS, SPECTRAL SLOPES AND PHOTOMETRIC PROPERTIES OF 67P’S KHEPRY-IMHOTEP TRANSITIONS IN APRIL 2016 FROM OSIRIS OBSERVATIONS

 

10:30 – 11:00 COFFE BREAK

 

11:00 – 11:30    Horst Uwe Keller (invited)

SEASONAL ACTIVITY AND PRODUCTION RATES OF 67P

11:30 – 12:00   Michael Kelley (invited)           

SEASON-DRIVEN SURFACE EVOLUTION IN COMETS

12:00 – 12:15    Michael DiSanti

A TWO-YEAR CAMPAIGN OF IN-DEPTH COMPOSITIONAL STUDIES OF  COMETS: 2017-2019

12:15 – 12:30    Rosita Kokotanekova

OBSERVATIONAL EVIDENCE FOR A POSSIBLE SURFACE EVOLUTION TREND OF JUPITER-FAMILY COMETS

 

12:30 – 14:00 LUNCH

 

14:00 – 14:30    Norbert Kömle (invited)

APPARENT INCONSISTENCIES IN OUR UNDERSTANDING OF COMETARY PROCESSES

14:30 – 15:00    Sergey Popel (invited)

ATMOSPHERELESS COSMIC BODIES (MOON, MARTIAN SATELLITES,  COMETS) AND DUSTY PLASMA EFFECTS

15:00 – 15:30    Norbert Kömle

THREE-DIMENSIONAL THERMAL MODEL FOR THE NEAR SUBSURFACE OF COMET 67P/CHURYUMOV-GERASIMENKO – A TOOL FOR THE INTERPRETATION OF TEMPERATURE DATA MEASURED BY THE ROSETTA REMOTE SENSING   INSTRUMENT MIRO

 

 

15:45 – 17:00 DISCUSSION

 

Thursday, September 6
Comets/Dust (Chairs: Norbert Kömle and Michael Kelley)

09:00 – 09:30  Jürgen Blum (invited)           

THE MYSTERIOUS DUST ACTIVITY OF COMETS

09:30 – 10:00  Evgenij Zubko (invited)

TRUE CONTRIBUTION OF SUPER-MICRON DUST PARTICLES INTO LIGHT SCATTERING BY COMETS OR WHY THE ROSETTA SAMPLES ARE IRRELEVANT TO ANALYSIS OF THE GROUNDBASED OBSERVATIONS

10:00 – 10:15   Lyuba Moroz                                

INSIGHTS INTO THE COMPOSITION OF THE COMET 67P NUCLEUS FROM LABORATORY REFLECTANCE SPECTROSCOPY OF ANALOGUE  MATERIALS

10:15 – 10:30   Vera Rosenbush

EXPLANATION OF THE ORIGIN OF CIRCULAR POLARIZATION IN COMETS FROM ROSETTA STUDIES OF THE MAGNETIC FIELD IN THE VICINITY OF THE NUCLEUS OF COMET 67P/CHURYUMOV–GERASIMENKO

 

10:30 – 11:00 COFFE BREAK

 

11:00 – 11:30   Fernando Moreno (invited)

THE DUST ENVIRONMENT OF 67P: CLUES FROM IN-SITU AND FROM REMOTE OBSERVATIONS

11:30 – 12:00   Nikolai Kiselev (invited)

POLARIMETRY AS AN EFFECTIVE TOOL FOR STUDYING COMETS: UNRESOLVED PROBLEMS

12:00 – 12:15    Olga Muñoz

CONSTRAINING THE PARAMETER SPACE OF COMETARY DUST GRAINS WITH THE HELP OF LIGHT SCATTERING EXPERIMENTS

12:15 – 12:30     Edith Hadamcik

LINEAR POLARIZATION OF SCATTERED LIGHT BY COMETARY DUST PARTICLES REMOTE OBSERVATIONS, EXPERIMENTAL SIMULATIONS AND ROSETTA RESULTS

 

12:30 – 14:00 LUNCH

 

14:00 – 14:30   Yuri Skorov (invited)

DUST ACTIVITY OF COMETS: FINDINGS AND OPEN QUESTIONS AFTER ROSETTA

14:30 – 14:45    Oleksandra Ivanova

TEMPORARY STABILITY OF STRUCTURES IN THE COMA OF COMET 67P/CHURYUMOV-GERASIMENKO FROM THE GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS

 

14:45 – 15:15  Colin Snodgrass (invited)

EXPLORING THE NEXT FRONTIER: THE MAIN BELT COMETS

15:15 – 15:30   Carsten Güttler

THE COMET ASTROBIOLOGY EXPLORATION SAMPLE RETURN (CAESAR) NEW FRONTIERS MISSION

 

15:45 – 17:00 DISCUSSION

 

Friday, September 7
Comets nucleus/Volatile Composition (Chairs: Olga Muñoz and Evgenij Zubko)

09:00 – 09:30   Maria Drozdovskaya (invited) 

VOLATILE LINKS BETWEEN THE EARLIEST PHASES OF STAR-FORMATION AND 67P/C-G

09:30 – 10:00    Dennis Bodewits (invited)

CONNECTING THE GAS COMA WITH THE NUCLEUS

10:00 – 10:15     Juraj Országh

ELECTRON INDUCED FLUORESCENCE OF COMPOUNDS RELEVANT FOR COMET COMAE

10:15 – 10:30     Adam McKay                                    

THE VOLATILE COMPOSITION OF CO-DOMINATED COMET C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

 

10:30 – 11:00 COFFE BREAK

 

 

11:00 – 11:15   Olena Shubina

APPLICATION OF DATABASE OF COMET POLARIMETRY (DBCP V2.0) FOR INVESTIGATING PHASE-ANGLE DEPENDENCIES OF THE LINEAR POLARIZATION

11:15 – 11:30  Kumar Venkataramani

OPTICAL SPECTRUM OF TWO UNUSUAL COMETS C/2015 V2 (JOHNSON) AND C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

11:30 – 11:45  Vladimir Zakharov

ASYMPTOTICS FOR SPHERICAL PARTICLE MOTION IN A SPHERICALLY EXPANDING FLOW

11:45 – 12:00   Marian Jakubik

OUTER SOLAR SYSTEM ORIGINS SURVEY (OSSOS):KUIPER BELT’ SCATTERING POPULATION AND DISTANT SOLAR SYSTEM OBJECTS

 

12:15 – 12:45 CLOSING CEREMONY

12:45 LUNCH

Confirmed invited speakers

 

Colin Snodgrass   Exploring the next frontier: the Main Belt Comets

Jürgen Blum The mysterious dust activity of comets

Carsten Güttler  A Rosetta/OSIRIS View on the Jigsaw Puzzle of Modern Cometary Science

Yuri Skorov  Dust activity of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko: New Light on an old riddle?

Norbert Kömle  Apparent inconsistencies in our understanding of cometary processe

Horst Uwe Keller   Seasonal activity and production rates of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Evgenij Zubko  Can astronomical observations reveal the morphology of micron-sized dust and presence of super-micron dust particles in cometary coma?

Fernando Moreno The dust  environment of 67P: Clues from in-situ and from remote observations

Cecilia Tubiana  The 67P dust environment from a multi-instrument perspective

Maria Drozdovskaya  Volatile Links between the Earliest Phases of Star-Formation and 67P/C-G

Nikolai Kiselev  Polarimetry as an effective tool for studying the dust of comets

Michael S. P. Kelley  Season-driven surface evolution in comets

Sergey Popel  Atmosphereless cosmic bodies (Moon, Martian satellites, comets) and dusty plasma effects