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Thursday, September 6th

First day of the meeting from 9:30am at the Aula della Specola, Università degli Studi di Bologna

Social dinner at Osteria la Matta - Via Zucchini 9/c

Friday, September 7th

Second day - finish at 5pm.

Talks will cover the following-topics:

  • On-going large-scale surveys for transients (CRTS, PTF, PanStarrs, Skymapper, Super-WASP, ASAS, LOFAR, OGLE and others)
  • Future large-scale surveys for transients (Gaia, LSST)
  • Classification methods for transients
  • Reports from the follow-up observations of transients, sharing the experience
  • Presentations of Gaia Follow-Up Network partners
  • Discussing the details of the operation during the verification phase, including Memorandums of Understanding
  • Presentation of tools for coordinated follow-up observations of transients

The list above is far from complete and the final agenda will be composed of contributions suggested by workshop's participants.