Celebrating 25 years of the OGLE project  
Celebrating 25 years of the OGLE project
photo by Krzysztof Ulaczyk

Conference Programme

This is a preliminary programme, subject to small changes

SUNDAY   July 23rd
18:00 — 21:00 WELCOME RECEPTION in the Warsaw University Observatory Historical Building
MONDAY   July 24th
9:00 — 10:30 WELCOME ADDRESS
Virginia Trimble (Invited) Before OGLE Opened its Eyes
10:30 — 11:00 coffee break
11:00 — 12:30 Miguel Roth OGLE: From day one
Andrzej Udalski (Invited) OGLE over 25 years
12:30 — 14:00 lunch
14:00 — 15:30 Michał Szymański OGLE data management. From mega to terabytes
Andrew Gould (Invited) The Revolutionary Impact of the "Earliness" of EWS Alerts
David Bennett Microlensing in the Last Millennium: A View from the Dark Side
15:30 — 16:00 coffee break
16:00 — 17:30 Philip Yock 23 Years of Gravitational Microlensing by the Japan/NZ MOA Project
Cheongho Han Works in microlensing with the OGLE Collaboration
TUESDAY   July 25
9:00 — 10:30 Scott Gaudi (Invited) The Last 25 Years of Exoplanets and the Essential Contributions of OGLE
Arnaud Cassan Microlensing constraints on the cool planetary mass function
10:30 — 11:00 coffee break
11:00 — 12:30 Przemek Mróz Exploring the free-floating planet population with the OGLE data
Radek Poleski Studying outskirts of planetary systems
Noé Kains Using astrometric microlensing to constrain the masses of microlenses in OGLE events
12:30 — 14:00 lunch
14:00 — 15:30 Shude Mao (Invited) Modeling of Microlensing events and the structure of the Milky Way
Łukasz Wyrzykowski Dark Matter and Black Holes from Microlensing
Matthew Penny The K2 Campaign 9 Microlensing Parallax Survey
15:30 — 16:00 coffee break
16:00 — 17:00 Andrzej Udalski OGLE transiting exoplanets and nearby dwarf planets
9:00 — 10:30 Igor Soszyński The largest collection of variable stars ever
Michał Pawlak The largest collection of eclipsing binaries discovered by OGLE
Subo Dong Extreme Binaries
10:30 — 11:00 coffee break
11:00 — 12:30 Rodolfo Angeloni Symbiotic stars in OGLE data — Magellanic Cloud Systems
Philip Lucas Infrared time domain discoveries from VVV: eruptive protostars and astrometric science
Patryk Iwanek The largest modern analysis of chromospherically active stars towards the Galactic Bulge
12:30 — 14:00 lunch
14:00 — 15:30 Giuseppe Bono (Invited) OGLE and stellar variability corner-stones
Shashi Kanbur The Structural Properties of OGLE Cepheid and RR Lyrae and multiphase PC/PL relations
Lucas Macri Near-infrared observations of OGLE Cepheids and Miras and their impact on the Extragalactic Distance Scale
15:30 — 16:00 coffee break
16:00 — 17:30 Paweł Pietrukowicz On the newly discovered class of pulsating stars
Radosław Smolec OGLE view on RRab stars and Cepheids
Henryka Netzel OGLE view on RRc stars
THURSDAY   July 27
9:00 — 10:30 István Dékány Revisiting the bulge RR Lyrae stars: the map of the primordial bulge and the space-varying extinction curve
Davide Magurno On the new metallicity scale of field and cluster RR Lyrae
Samyaday Choudhury First of its kind metallicity maps of the Magellanic Clouds using OGLE-III and MCPS
Dorota Skowron Stellar populations in the Magellanic Bridge as seen by OGLE-IV
10:30 — 11:00 coffee break
11:00 — 12:30 Laurent Eyer (Invited) Variable stars and the distance determination
Anna Jacyszyn-Dobrzeniecka Three-Dimensional Structure of the Clouds and the Bridge
Martín López-Corredoira No X-shape in the Milky Way
12:30 — 14:00 lunch
14:00 — 15:30 Aleksandra Hamanowicz Study of the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy
Sang Chul Kim Optical photometry of the old Galactic open clusters Ruprecht 6
15:30 — 16:00 coffee break
evening CONFERENCE DINNER Belvedere Restaurant in Łazienki Park
FRIDAY   July 28
9:00 — 10:30 Mark Phillips (Invited) Recent Advances in our Understanding of Type Ia Supernovae
José Prieto The All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae
Morgan Fraser Supernovae from the OGLE survey
10:30 — 11:00 coffee break
11:00 — 13:00 Joachim Wambsganß (Invited)
Szymon Kozłowski Optical Variability of AGN
Martin Dominik OGLE's 'open science' impact
Andrzej Udalski OGLE et al. in preparation
13:00 conclusion
SATURDAY   July 29th
whole day CONFERENCE TRIP a full-day bus trip to birthplaces of Frederic Chopin and Nicolaus Copernicus

Scientific conference: Celebrating 25 years of the OGLE project
24–28 July 2017 (Monday–Friday)
Old Library Auditorium of the Warsaw University, Poland
ogle25@astrouw.edu.pl, http://ogle25.astrouw.edu.pl/


Honorary patronage:

Committee on Astronomy
of the Polish Academy of Sciences