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19-23 October 2009, Porto, Portugal

Programme
The meeting will have a duration of 5 days, starting on Monday morning and finishing on Friday around noon. The program is split in 3 large sessions. It includes Review talks (IR), Invited talks (IT) and a series of contributed talks. Review talks have a duration of 30+5 minutes, while invited and contributed talks have a duration of 20+5 and 12+3 minutes, respectively.

The list of posters can be found here.
A PDF version of the Abstracts Book is available for download.

Sunday, 18th October
17:00 - 20:00   Registration Open / Welcome Cocktail (at CAUP)

Monday, 19th October
09:00 - 09:30   Registration Open  
09:30 - 09:45   Welcome - Introduction  
Session I: Current Results and Status on Prospects for Earth - Mass/Radius Planet Detection
09:45 - 10:20 IR RV planet search around solar-type stars: The HARPS GTO legacy S. Udry
10:20 - 10:35 Frequency of Low-mass ExoplanetsH. Jones
10:35 - 10:50 Planetary orbit inclinations: the coming of a new diversityA. Triaud
10:50 - 11:20Coffee Break and Poster View
11:20 - 11:45ITGJ 581, the M dwarf forerunnerX. Bonfils
11:45 - 12:00 Radial Velocities in the IR: prospects and issues from a first CRIRES campaignP. Figueira
12:00 - 12:15 The CRIRES Search for Planets Around the Lowest-Mass StarsJ. Bean
12:15 - 13:45 Lunch Break
13:45 - 14:20 IR Current status of transit planet searches A. Collier Cameron
14:20 - 14:45ITProbing the Interiors and Composition of ExoplanetsT. Guillot
14:45 - 15:00 A Hunt for Additional Planets in Known Exoplanet Systems with the NASA EPOXI MissionS. Ballard
15:00 - 15:15   Precise Transit Photometry coupled with Asteroseismology: Accurate Stellar and Planetary Properties for the Exoplanet System HD 17156 P. Nutzman
15:15 - 15:45Coffee Break and Poster View
15:45 - 16:00 Ground Based Detection of Transiting Hot EarthsC. Burke
16:00 - 16:35 IR Direct imaging and current status of giant planet searches G. Chauvin
16:35 - 17:00ITImaging Planets Orbiting other Stars: The HR8799 Multi-Planet SystemC. Marois
17:00 - 17:25ITHigh-contrast optical imaging with HST: Direct detection of Jupiter and Kuiper Belt analogs around FomalhautP. Kalas
17:25 - 18:00IRAstrometry and Other Earths - Not Now, Probably LaterG. Benedict

Tuesday, 20th October
09:30 - 10:05IRCurrent status of microlensing surveysA. Udalski
10:05 - 10:40IRCurrent understading of Earth - mass planet formationD. Lin
10:40 - 10:55 Cosmochemical considerations in the formation of Earth-like planetsE. Gaidos
10:55 - 11:25Coffee Break and Poster View
Session II: Astrophysical and Technical challenges and solutions towards the detection of other Earths
11:25 - 12:00IRExpected Harvest of planetsY. Alibert
12:00 - 12:35 IR ELT instrumentation for Earth like planet searches M. Kissler-Patig
12:35 - 12:50   Demonstrations of High-Contrast Phase Mask Coronagraphy in the ExAO Regime at Palomar G. Serabyn
12:50 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:30 - 18:30 Guided tour to Porto

Wednesday, 21st October
9:30 - 10:05IRTechnical limitations and solutions for cm/s RV precisionF. Pepe
10:05 - 10:20 Detectability of Earth mass planets with RV technics around Sun-like starsA. M. Lagrange
10:20 - 10:45ITWavelength calibration using the laser combL. Pasquini
10:45 - 11:15Coffee Break and Poster View
11:15 - 11:40ITStellar activity and radial-velocitiesN. C. Santos
11:40 - 11:55 Detecting radial velocity variations in M dwarfs at infrared wavelengths: Achievable precision and the influence of starspotsA. Reiners
11:55- 12:20 IT Limitations imposed by low-amplitude stellar oscillations, granulation and activity H. Kjeldsen
12:20 - 14:00Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:25ITLimitations imposed by oscillations, granulations and activity mu - arcsec astrometryU. Eriksson
14:25 - 14:50 IT Impact of Multiple-Planet Systems on Exoplanet Searches E. Ford
14:50 - 15:05 Dynamics of Multi-Planet Extra-Solar SystemsA. Correia
15:05 - 15:30ITGround - based Detection of Habitable Worlds: The Small Star OpportunityD. Charbonneau
15:30 - 16:00Coffee Break and Poster View
16:00 - 16:25ITNASA's Kepler MissionD. Latham
16:25 - 16:50ITDetection and follow - up of Earth - size exoplanet transiting candidates: Strategy, traps and results of the CoRoT missionF. Bouchy/G. Hebrard
16:50 - 17:05 Confirmation of transiting Super-Earth detections using SpitzerF. Fressin
17:05 - 17:20 Telluric planet detection in the presence of stellar activity: lessons from CoRoTS. Aigrain
17:20 - 17:45 IT The State of Transit Timing Variations J. Steffen
17:45 - 18:00 Prospects of the Detection of Terrestrial Planets and Super-Earths via Transit Timing Variation MethodN. Haghighipour

Thursday, 22nd October
09:30 - 09:55ITTheoretical limits for direct imagingC. Cavarroc
09:55 - 10:20ITDirect Imaging of Earth- and Jupiter- like planets in the thermal regime with ELTsE. Pantin
10:20 - 10:35 Telling exoplanets from speckles on ELTsS. Gladysz
10:35 - 10:50 Impact of calibration on extrasolar planets direct imaging with the Infrared Dual Imaging camera and Spectrograph for SPHEREM. Langlois
10:50 - 11:20Coffee Break and Poster View
11:20 - 11:35 Comparison of coronagraph for high-contrast imaging in the context of extremely large telescopesP. Martinez
11:35 - 11:50 The Self Coherent Camera : a new instrument for direct detection of exoplanets on an ELT M. Mas
11:50 - 12:05   EPICS, the exoplanet imager for the E-ELT M. Kasper/C. Verinaud
12:05 - 14:15 Lunch Break
14:15 - 14:30 Imaging polarimetry of extra-solar planets with the VLT and the E-ELTH. M. Schmid
14:30 - 14:45   HARMONI, the adaptive optics assisted optical and near-infrared integral field spectrograph for the E-ELT and its application for exoplanet research M. Tecza/F. Clarke
14:45 - 15:00 High Contrast Observations with Slicer Based Integral Field SpectrographsG. S. Salter
Session III: Towards the characterization of Exo - Earths
15:00 - 15:35 IR Exoplanet Atmospheres: From Discovery to Characterization and Beyond S. Seager
15:35 - 15:50 Combining optical and infrared secondary eclipse measurementsJ. Christiansen
15:50 - 16:20Coffee Break and Poster View
16:20 - 16:55 IT Atmosphere detection via transits D. Deming
16:55 - 17:10   Characterizing the atmospheres of transiting rocky planets within the habitable zone E. Pallé
17:10 - 17:25   Alien Maps of an Ocean-Bearing World N. B. Cowan
20:00 - 24:00 Conference dinner

Friday, 23th October
9:30 - 9:55 IT Extrasolar Terrestrial Planet Characterization: Searching for Signs of Habitability and Life V. Meadows/S. Seager
10:10 - 10:35ITAtmospheric Detection via Space-Based Direct ImagingW. Traub
10:35 - 10:50 Search for Chiral Signatures in the EarthshineM. Sterzik
10:50 - 11:20Coffee Break and Poster View
11:20 - 11:35 Polarimetry and spectral imaging of mature Jupiter and Super-Earth planets: SEE-COASTR. Galicher
11:35 - 12:00 IT The ExoPlanet Roadmap Advisory Team (EPRAT) A. Hatzes
12:00 - 12:25 IT Blue Dots V. Coude do Foresto
12:25 - 13:00 IT Concluding remarks S. Seager/S. Udry