Conference

2018 CONFERENCE Programme

Sorry the conference is now fully booked for Saturday. Exhibition only tickets for Saturday remain available and can be purchased at the door.

Join us at the European AstroFest 2018 conference in London on 9 & 10 February. The conference is divided into morning and afternoon sessions each day. The morning sessions start at 10am and end at 12:50pm. The afternoon sessions start at 2:40pm and end at 5:45pm. The conference programme is subject to change.

 

 

Friday, 9 February 2018
Session one

Dark energy – from cosmology to the laboratory
Clare Burrage
University of Nottingham

Cassini, Saturn and the plumes of Enceladus
Michele Dougherty
Imperial College London

Tuning in to the Radio Universe from Birr
Peter Gallagher
Trinity College Dublin

Fire on the ground: solving the mystery of Libyan desert glass
Mark Boslough
University of New Mexico

 

Friday, 9 February 2018
Session Two

New Horizons: the voyage to Pluto
Alice Bowman
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

The Victorian amateur astronomer: when amateurs ruled astronomy
Allan Chapman
Oxford University

Jupiter through the eyes of Juno
John Connerney
Space Research Corp.
 

Searching for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
Martin Rees
University of Cambridge

 

Saturday, 10 February 2018
Session Three

White Mars
Beth Healey
Concordia base doctor

Einstein was right again! Catching gravitational waves and light from colliding stars
Ofer Lahav
University College London

The Solar Wind - Exploring its origins with ESA's Solar Orbiter mission
Chris Owen
Mullard Space Science Laboratory

How to leave the planet
Dallas Campbell
Television Presenter

 

Saturday, 10 February 2018
Session Four

Juno probes Jupiter's interior and exosphere
John Connerney
Space Research Corp.

First arrival from afar: the interstellar planetesimal `Oumuamua
Michele Bannister
Queen's University Belfast

Fire in the sky: Siberian airbursts and dangerous asteroids
Mark Boslough
University of New Mexico

New Horizons: into the Kuiper belt
Alice Bowman
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

 

Book your passes now.

Further details will appear shortly. Subject to change.