Better Stars, Better Planets: Exploiting the Stellar-Exoplanetary Synergy

Katja Poppenhaeger (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Description

Organiser (one out of five) of a Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) research retreat plus conference entitled “Better Stars, Better Planets: Exploiting the Stellar-Exoplanetary Synergy”, Santa Barbara, USA, 15.04.-28.06.2019. The awarded program is a research retreat providing housing and working spaces for ca. 50 international top researchers to undertake significant collaborative research over a time span of ca. three months. In addition, a one-week kick-off conference for ca. 300 participants starts the program. The funding for the conference and research retreat has been competitively secured from KITP by KP and the other organisers; the estimated budget for this program is ca. 200,000 USD.
Period15 Apr 201928 Jun 2019
Event typeConference
LocationSanta Barbara, United States, California
Degree of RecognitionInternational