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KITP Teachers' Conference: Planets Beyond the Solar System: The New Astronomical Revolution (Mar 27, 2010)
Coordinator: Adam Burrows

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Friday, March 26, 2010

6:30pm WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION Best Western South Coast Inn
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Saturday, March 27, 2010

8:00am REGISTRATION

Morning Session Chair: Adam Burrows (Princeton)

8:45am Martin Einhorn
(KITP Deputy Director)
Welcome [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:00am Alan Boss
(Carnegie Inst. of WA)
The Crowded Universe: The Search for Living Planets [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:50am QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION
10:00am MORNING BREAK
10:30am Debra Fischer
(Yale Univ.)
Searching for Earths in the Alpha Centauri System [Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
11:20am QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION
11:30am Steve Brehmer
(Minneapolis, MN)
Entering the Contest: A View From One of Last Year's Prize Winners [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:50am Rachel Ross
(LCOGT)
What's New at the LCOGT [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:15pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Greg Dobler (UCSB, KITP)

1:45pm James Kasting
(Penn State Univ.)
How to Find a Habitable Planet [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:35pm QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION
2:45pm AFTERNOON BREAK
3:15pm Adam Burgasser
(UCSD)
Cold Stars, New Neighbors: Discovering Brown Dwarfs [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:05pm QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION
4:15pm David Gross (KITP)
Moderator
TOWN HALL DISCUSSION [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:00pm CONFERENCE END

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Sunday, March 28, 2010

9:00am Las Cumbres Observatory
(Training Session)
Best Western South Coast Inn
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