The conference will be entirely hosted on Zoom and broadcasted live on YouTube.  

All times are in Central European Time (CET), which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

Monday, 14 February 2022: Methodology of science in the modern world

Chair: Paola Andreani and Federico Lelli 

14:00   Opening Giacomo Beccari and Bruno Leibundgut
14:20   David Merritt The scientific method from a philosophical perspective DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6336021
14:55   Giulia Schettino (speaker) and Elena Castellani Nested modalities in astrophysical modeling: comparing weak and strong gravity cases DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6123857
15:15   Break
15:35   Melissa Jacquart Models, Computer Simulations, and Philosophy of Astrophysics DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6330030
16:10   Antonis Antoniou Reliability, Informativeness and Sensitivity in dark matter observation DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6337230
16:30   Discussion  
17:30   END of the DAY

Tuesday, 15 February 2022: The funding of astronomy

Chair: Michael Hill

14:00 Valentin Oprea ERC funding opportunities
14:35 Abigail Frost The present and future of the state of diversity in astronomy DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6337665
14:55 Thiago Goncalves A critical analysis of science funding in Brazil: ways for inclusion
15:15 Francesca Primas Equitable hiring at ESO DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6346365
15:35 BREAK
16:00 Thomas H. Zurbuchen NASA science and the future of astronomy
16:30 Discussion  
17:30   END of the DAY

Thursday, 17 February 2022: Mental health and impostor syndrome

Chair: Anna Miotello

14:00 Ewa Pluciennicka How to become a more productive, confident, and happier researcher in a world where the sky is not the limit?
14:35 Paola Pinilla Mothers in Astronomy DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6201803
14:55 Jakob van den Eijnden (speaker) and Floor Broekgaarden How to support early career astronomers (ECA): a ECA perspective DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6143701
15:15 Lea Heckmann Mental health among PhDs in Germany's leading research facilities DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6353216
15:35 Break Break
16:00 Sanne Feenstra Feeling like an impostor in academia
16:30 Discussion  
17:30   END of the DAY

* Tentative titles.