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The Chapman Conference will span 5 days (Monday through Friday) in addition to Sunday’s Icebreaker on 27 September.

Session topics include: (1) Physics of Magnetic Reconnection; (2) The Roles of Dayside and Tail Reconnections in Solar Wind Dynamo; (3) Storm Dynamics: Solar Wind-Magnetosphere (SW-M) Coupling; (4) Substorm Dynamics: Magnetosphere-Ionosphere (M-I) Coupling; (5) Overview of MMS and Initial Results

Tutorial lectures will include:

Physics of Magnetic Reconnection by Jim Drake

Role of Reconnection in Solar Dynamics and Heating by Jim Klimchuk

Comparative Magnetospheres in Solar System by Vytenis Vasyliunas

Space Weather by Howard Singer

Overview and highlights of MMS by Jim Burch

Banquet Speakers

Jeff Freymueller, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks; “Measuring Active Tectonic and Volcanic Activity in Alaska” (20 minutes)

Syun-Ichi Akasofu, International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska, Fairbanks; “What I Learned From Auroral Substorms” (20 minutes)