Franco-Australian Astrobiology and Exoplanet School and Workshop

FAAbExo 2017 School Program

# Session Speakers Time Venue
1 Welcome 09:00 AM - 09:20 AM Acton Theatre
2 Astrobiology in Paris Stephane Mazevet
Paris Sciences & Lettres (PSL) Research University Paris
09:20 AM - 10:00 AM Acton Theatre
3 Astrobiology in Australia Malcolm Walter
University of New South Wales
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM Acton Theatre
4 Morning Tea 10:40 AM - 11:20 AM Crawford School foyer
5 Origin of Life on Earth Martin van Kranendonk
University of New South Wales
11:20 AM - 12:00 PM Acton Theatre
6 Is life a cosmic imperative? Paul Davies
Arizona State University
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM Acton Theatre
7 Lunch 12:40 PM - 02:00 PM Crawford School foyer
8 Star Formation Chronology of the Solar System Mark Krumholz
Australian National University
02:00 PM - 02:40 PM Acton Theatre
9 Meteoritic Chronology of the Solar System Yuri Amelin
Australian National University
02:40 PM - 03:20 PM Acton Theatre
10 Afternoon Tea 03:20 PM - 04:00 PM Crawford School foyer
11 Planet Formation: Observations Vincent Coude du Foresto
Observatoire de Paris, PSL Research University Paris
04:00 PM - 04:40 PM Acton Theatre
12 Searching for Life in the Solar System Chris McKay - remote from USA
NASA Ames
04:40 PM - 05:20 PM Acton Theatre
13 European Astrobiology Network Frances Westall - remote from France
CNRS Orleans Campus
05:20 PM - 05:30 PM Acton Theatre
# Session Speakers Time Venue
1 Protoplanetary Disk Formation and Evolution Sarah Maddison
Swinburne University of Technology
09:20 AM - 10:00 AM Acton Theatre
2 Cosmochemistry of Disk Formation Trevor Ireland
Australian National University
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM Acton Theatre
3 Morning Tea 10:40 AM - 11:20 AM Crawford School foyer
4 Exoplanet Detections Jessie Christiansen
NASA Exoplanet Science Institute
California Institute of Technolog
11:20 AM - 12:00 PM Acton Theatre
5 Exoplanet Architectures Dan Fabrycky
University of Chicago
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM Acton Theatre
6 Lunch 12:40 PM - 02:00 PM Crawford School foyer
7 The Phylogeny of Life on Earth Simonetta Gribaldo
Institut Pasteur
02:00 PM - 02:40 PM Acton Theatre
8 Primordial waters in planetary bodies
- clues from salts and implications for life
Penelope King
Australian National University
02:40 PM - 03:20 PM Acton Theatre
9 Afternoon Tea 03:20 PM - 04:00 PM Crawford School foyer
10 Geophysics of Rocky Planets Diana Valencia
University of Toronto
04:00 PM - 04:40 PM Acton Theatre
11 New technologies for Exoplanet Detection Frantz Martinache
Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur
04:40 PM - 05:20 PM Acton Theatre
12 Climate and Habitability on Rocky Planets Francois Forget - remote from France
French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Institute Pierre Simon Laplace
05:20 PM - 06:00 PM Acton Theatre

Crawford School of Public Policy

132 Lennox Crossing, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Astrobiology & Exoplanet School

16 - 17 December 2017

Astrobiology & Exoplanet Workshop

18 - 20 December 2017

Our Sponsors

Australian National University College of Science Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics Research School of Earth Sciences
Embassy of France in Australia Australian-French Association for Research and Innovation Paris Sciences et Lettres Research University

16 - 20 December, 2017

Crawford School of Public Policy,
132 Lennox Crossing,
Canberra, ACT, Australia