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The topics this year include:

  • Status of Gaia - year of the launch!
  • Gaia alerts - how they work, what is the expected yield
  • Supernovae, microlensing, novae, CVs, AGN flares, and other targets for Gaia Alerts
  • Arrangements for the alerts follow-up and verification campaign in early 2014
  • Follow-up strategies
  • How to get involved in Gaia alerts follow-up networks?
  • Current/planned multi-wavelength transient surveys, including X-ray channels
  • Reports from tests on transient follow-up
  • Presentation of new potential partners for the follow-up network

Draft Agenda

Wed 19. June:

  • lunch
  • welcome and session I
  • coffee break
  • session II

Thu 20.June:

  • session III
  • coffee break
  • session IV
  • lunch (provided by the organizers)
  • session V
  • coffee break
  • session VI
  • social dinner

Fri 21.June:

  • session VII
  • coffee break
  • session VIII
  • lunch and end of the workshop