Format and Schedule

Update: View the online schedule and the conference program, which will be distributed on site at the conference.

The conference will span five days with tutorial lectures leading off the morning sessions, followed by scientific sessions. There is a poster session on Tuesday afternoon.

Scientific Session Topics:

Solar wind, foreshock and bow shock
Magnetosheath
Structure and Dynamics of the Magnetopause
The Cusps and Dayside Auroral Oval
The radiation belts and inner magnetosphere (e. g. plasmasphere), including ULF waves
Global magnetospheric convection and dynamics

Conference Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:30-9:15 THEMIS Overview Radiation Belt Tutorial Tutorial Magnetopause Overview Cluster Overview
9:15-10:00 Foreshock and bow shock Radiation Belt and inner magnetosphere Radiation belt and inner magnetosphere Magnetopause Overview Magnetopause
10:00-10:20 coffee break coffee break coffee break coffee break coffee break
10:20-12:00 Foreshock and bow shock Radiation belt and inner magnetosphere Cusps and dayside auroral oval Magnetopause Magnetopause
12:00-1:30 lunch Town Hall and lunch lunch lunch lunch
1:30-3:00 Foreshock and bow shock Radiation belt and inner magnetosphere

Afternoon mid-week Chapman conference field trip

start time: 1:30

 

Magnetopause  Global magnetospheric convection and dynamics (1:30-3:30)
3:00-3:20 coffee break coffee break coffee break
3:20-5:00 Magnetosheath Radiation belt and inner magnetosphere Magnetopause
5:30-8:00  Ice Breaker Reception (5:30-7:00) Poster Sessions Banquet (6:00-8:00)  Sichuan food tasting