20-22 January 2011



The 15th International Conference on Gravitational Microlensing

and School on Modelling Planetary Microlensing Events



Scientific Rationale





Invited Speakers


Venue & Accomodation


Social events


  List of speakers  

  Abe, Fumio Gravitational microlensing by the Ellis wormhole
  Baudry, Julie Increasing the detection rate of low-mass planets in high-magnification events
  Beaulieu, Jean-Philippe EUCLID microlensing planet hunt
  Bennett, David (1) Space-Based Microlensing Exoplanet Survey: WFIRST and/or Euclid
(2) MOA-2009-BLG-266LB: The First Cold Neptune with a Measured Mass
  Calchi Novati, Sebastiano M31 pixel lensing and the PLAN project
  Dominik, Martin

(1) Microlensing and planet populations - What do we know, and how could we learn more?

(2) Efficiently publishing and authorship

  Furusawa, Kei Planetary microlensing event MOA-2010-BLG-328
  Gendron, Rieul The Frequency of extrasolar planet detections with microlensing simulations based on the core accretion models of planet formation
  Yee, Jennifer The 2010 MicroFUN Season
  Harpsøe, Kennet The Lucky Imaging technique for microlensing observations
  Heyrovsky, David Light curve errors introduced by limb-darkening models
  Horne, Keith How to Stop a Runaway (Monte Carlo Markov) Chain
  Hundertmark, Markus GPU-assisted contouring for modeling binary microlensing events
  Jørgensen, Uffe G. Microlensing with the SONG global network
  Malec, Beata Cosmic Equation of state from Strong Gravitational Lensing Systems
  Mancini, Luigi Analysis of microlensing events towards the LMC
  Maoz, Dan Next-Generation Microlensing Pilot Planet Search and the Frequency of Planetary Systems
  Masiero, Antonio (Invited) The Dark Matter - LHC Endeavour to Unveil TeV New Physics
  Morbidelli, Alessandro (Invited) Formation and evolution of our solar system: some hints for understanding the great diversity of extra-solar systems
  Nucita, Achille Red noise effect in space-based microlensing observations
  Penny, Matthew

(1) Rapidly Rotating Lenses - Repeating Orbital Motion Features in Close Binary Microlensing

(2) Simulating the planet hunting capability of Euclid

  Pooley, David Dark Matter Determinations from Chandra Observations of Quadruply Lensed Quasars
  Riffeser, Arno PAndromeda - the Pan-STARRS M31 survey for Dark Matter
  Sahu, Kailash Isolated, stellar-mass black holes through microlensing
  Sajadian, Sedighe Simulation of short time scale pixel lensing towards the Virgo cluster
  Sartore, Nicola The observability of isolated compact remnants with microlensing
  Sen, Asoke Kumar The deflection of light ray in strong field: a material medium approach
  Skowron, Jan Binary microlensing event OGLE-2009-BLG-020 gives orbit predictions verifiable by follow-up observations
  Sozzetti, Alessandro (Invited) Characterization of Planetary Systems with High-Precision Astrometry: The Gaia Potential
  Sullivan, Denis A Semi-Analytical Model for Gravitational Microlensing Events
  Sumi, Takahiro MOA-II observation in 2010 season
  Tsapras, Yiannis The RoboNet 2010 season
  Udalski, Andrzej Status of the OGLE-IV Survey
  Yee, Jennifer The Complete Orbital Solution for OGLE-2008-BLG-513
  von Braun, Kaspar The Complete Orbital Solution for OGLE-2008-BLG-513
  Yonehara, Atsunori Kohyama Astronomical Observatory: Current Status
  Wyrzykowski, Lukasz

(1) Microlensing with Gaia satellite

(2) Final OGLE-II and OGLE-III results on microlensing towards the LMC and SMC

International Ph.D.

in Astrophysics

 University of Salerno