The recent data releases by the European Space Agency's Gaia survey reinvigorated the interest in stellar physics. Gaia's state-of-the-art astrometry and photometry combined with contemporary spectroscopic surveys and high-cadence photometric space missions allow stringent tests of the stellar evolution, pulsation and population synthesis models.
The aim of this workshop is to address the open questions related to the uncertainties in the theoretical models through a comparison with the observational data. The topics of the workshop include:
The workshop will be held near the Palace of Matica Hrvatska in Zagreb, Croatia. The full address of the venue is: Trg J.J.Strossmayera 4, 10000 Zagreb. [See google maps]
The workshop dates are 21-23 January 2020.
The meeting will start at 09:00 on Tuesday 21 Jan 2020 and close around 16:00 on Thursday 23 Jan 2020.
The final programme (v20200117) is available in this pdf
We have the pleasure to announce our confirmed invited speakers, that will provide broad reviews about the topics of our workshop:
List of participants as of 2020019
Registration will close on Sun 8 December 2019.
Note that there is no registration fee to attend this workshop.
There is some funding available to support participant travel and accommodation costs. Our MW-Gaia Action is following the COST organisation's inclusiveness policies - see https://www.cost.eu/who-we-are/cost-strategy/excellence-and-inclusiveness/ - and will evaluate requests for support against these criteria and the applicants statement as to why their attendance at the workshop will be beneficial to them and/or the other workshop participants.
When registering participants are asked to indicate if they wish to be considered for financial support. If so they need to attach a short 200 word giving an indication of their research interests and why attendance at the workshop will be beneficial to them (and/or the other attendees of the workshop).
Zagreb is easily reachable by air. The airport (ZAG) is located south of the city centre and can be reached by shuttle bus, local transit or taxi. Additional info is available on the airport website.
Travel by train is also a good option - see for instance https://www.seat61.com/international-trains/trains-from-Croatia.htm for links as to how to get to Zagreb.
Meeting attendees are asked to arrange their own accommodation.
Page updated: LP+NAW/ 20200122
20200117: new programme and location details added
Registration and Abstract Submission Deadline: Sun 8 Dec 2019.