E-ELT science case meeting, 05-07 November 2003, Marseille.


Tuesday, 04 November

19:30   Informal drinks

Wednesday, 05 November

09:00   Welcome and introduction [20 min] Isobel Hook and Denis Burgarella
09:20 ELT Design Study: status of the proposal [20+5 min] Philippe Dierickx
09:45 Overview of OPTICON and requirements on the science case [20+5 min] John Davies
10:10 Update from the ELT instrumentati on working group [20+5 min] Andreas Quirrenbach
10:35 Coffee
11:30 Detection of Extrasolar Planets with ELTs [20+5 min]
For further documents on this subject see http://www.arcetri.astro.it/~salinari/ELT/
Piero Salinari
12:10 ELT science case: Overview and highlights Chair: Denis Burgarella
Planets & Stars [25+5 min] Mark McCaughrean, Hans Zinnecker and Rafael Rebolo
Stars & Galaxies [25+5 min] Mike Merrifield and Sergio Ortolani
13:15 Lunch
14:30 ELT science case: Overview and highlights (cont.)
Galaxies & Cosmology [25+5 min] Jacqueline Bergeron and Bruno Leibundgut
14:55 Division into three sub-groups (discussion of overlap topics)
15:00 Parallel break-out sessions:
Planets & Stars Stars & Galaxies Galaxies & Cosmology
Hans Zinnecker Mike Merrifield and Sergio Ortolani Jacqueline Bergeron
Each parallel session consists of:
  • Contributed talks from working group members
  • Debate of highlight themes for FP6 proposal
  • Comparison between 30 and 60-100m
  • Comparison/complementarity with other facilities
  • Plan for development of science case
19:00 Drinks at Marseille Observatory

Thursday, 06 November

09:00   Parallel break-out sessions (cont.)
Time for chairs to write presentations
12:30 Lunch
14:30 Presentation of the pre-selected science cases in the full session by the Group Chairs
Selection of the science themes for the FP6 proposal
18:00 Finish

Friday, 07 November

09:00   Final discussion led by the Group Chairs
Wrap up by Group Chairs
Agree final science themes for the FP6 proposal
Produce plan for finishing the science case part of the FP6 proposal (with clear deadlines)
11:00 Coffee
11:30 Final discussion (cont.)
Layout and written summary of the science case
Date and location of next meeting
13:00 End of meeting