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Programme Schedule

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11 July 2022 (Monday)
14:00-14:05 Welcome
14:05-14:15 Inaugural address: Prof. Annapurni Subramaniam, Director, IIA
Introduction to Gaia mission   (Chair: B. Eswar Reddy)
14:15-15:00 The Gaia Mission- Jos de Bruijne (Review)
15:00-15:15 Break
Science highlights and spectroscopy with Gaia   (Chair: Sivarani Thirupathi)
15:15-16:00 Gaia data releases: a gold mine for astrophysics - Antonella Vallenari (Review)
16:00-16:45 The Gaia DR3 chemo-dynamical cartography of the Milky Way - Alejandra Recio-Blanco (Review)
16:45 Conference Photo and High Tea
12 July 2022 (Tuesday)
Spectroscopy with Gaia   (Chair: Aruna Goswami)
14:00-14:45 Gaia spectrophotometry - Josep Manel (Review)
14:45-15:10 Estimating stellar parameters from Gaia's low-resolution BP/RP spectra - René Andrae (Invited)
15:10-15:25 Chemical evolution models constrained by the Gaia chemical cartography - Emanuele Spitoni (Contributed)
15:25-15:31 Poster presentations
Temporal evolution of Abundance gradients in the Milky Way galaxy - Tejpreet Kaur (Poster)
Accretion and disk dissipation time scales of pre-main-sequence stars: Insights from Gaia DR3 BPRP spectra - Prasanta K. Nayak (Poster)
15:31-15:45 Break
Galactic dynamics and kinematics   (Chair: Mousumi Das)
15:45-16:30 The impact of Gaia on star clusters research - Elena Pancino (Review)
16:30-16:55 Kinematics and dynamics of globular clusters with Gaia - Davide Massari (Invited)
16:55-17:10 Age dissection of the vertical breathing motions in Gaia DR2: evidence for spiral driving - Soumavo ​​Ghosh (Contributed)
17:10-17:25 Mapping the Milky Way Disk Population Structures and Galactoseismology (MWDPSG): Outer disk ridge - Hai-Feng Wang (Contributed)
17:25-17:40 The chemical signature of the Galactic spiral arms revealed by Gaia DR3 - Eloisa Poggio (Contributed)
13 July 2022 (Wednesday)
Variability   (Chair: G. C. Anupama)
14:00-14:45 Variable stars in the Gaia Era - Gisella Clementini (Review)
14:45-15:10 Variable stars with Gaia: A User's Guide - Hitesh Lala (Invited)
15:10-15:25 Follow-up observations of Gaia alerted young eruptive star candidates - Zsofia Nagy (Contributed)
15:25-15:30 Poster presentations
Exploration of binary blue stragglers using Gaia DR3 - Vikrant Jadhav (Poster)
15:30-15:45 Break
Stellar astrophysics   (Chair: Blesson Mathew)
15:45-16:10 The Gaia revolution: a new view of the Milky Way traced by its stars clusters - Tristan Cantat-Gaudin (Invited)
16:10-16:35 Studies of exotic stars in the light of Gaia - Gajendra Pandey (Invited)
16:35-16:50 A Deep Investigation of Two Poorly Studied Open Clusters Haffner 22 and Melotte 71 in the Gaia era - D. Bisht (Contributed)
16:50-17:05 Study of dynamical status of Galactic Globular clusters using Gaia DR3: Understanding the delay in the dynamical segregation process - Gaurav Singh (Contributed)
17:05-17:20 Can Gaia Constrain Uncertain Black Hole Formation Physics? - Sourav Chatterjee (Contributed)
17:20-17:35 Poster presentations
Hunting Down Black Holes in Detached Binaries - Chirag Chawla (Poster)
Determination of dynamical ages of open clusters using A+ parameter - Khushboo K. Rao (Poster)
Dynamical evolution of open clusters using Gaia eDR3 - Shanmugha Balan (Poster)
Photometric Study of the Open Clusters SAI 44 and SAI 45 - Jayanand Maurya (Poster)
Dynamical status of Globular Clusters NGC 362 - Arvind K. Dattatrey (Poster)
14 July 2022 (Thursday)
Stellar astrophysics   (Chair: Archana Soam)
14:00-14:25 Understanding Galactic star formation with GAIA - Maheswar Gopinathan (Invited)
14:25-14:40 A study of dust grain polarization properties as a function of extinction and distance towards star forming regions - Chakali Eswaraiah (Contributed)
14:40-15:00 Poster presentations
Sh 2-301: A Blistered H II Region Undergoing Star Formation - Rakesh Pandey (Poster)
Studies of the pre-main-sequence stars in the H II region Sh2-87 - Siddhartha Biswas (Poster)
Exploring optical counterparts of protostars and their accretion rates with Gaia DR3 - Himanshu Tyagi (Poster)
Dust distribution towards Czernik3 at different spatial scales in the 2nd Galactic quadrant - Namita Uppal (Poster)
Emission-line catalogs post-Gaia DR3 - Sridharan Baskaran (Poster)
Bi-modal nature of Early B type pre-main sequence stars: Search for Extreme Herbig Be stars using Gaia DR3 - Arun Roy (Poster)
15:00-15:15 Break
Solar and Exoplanets   (Chair: Sujan Sengupta)
15:15-16:00 Solar system science with Gaia - Marco Delbo (Review)
16:00-16:45 Gaia enters the exoplanet arena: DR2, (E)DR3, and beyond - Alessandro Sozzetti (Review)
16:45-17:10 Study of Exoplanets and their host stars in the era of Gaia - Yogesh Joshi (Invited)
17:10-17:25 From protostars to exoplanets: new insights from Gaia DR3 - Manoj Puravankara (Contributed)
17:25-17:37 Poster presentations
Chemical composition of planet host stars: Gaia DR3 hints new formation channels of hot Jupiters - Bihan Banerjee (Poster)
Identifying Exoplanets’ Potentiality for Life in Habitable Zones and Exploring the Contribution of Gaia Mission - Koena Maji (Poster)
Exoplanet and its host star in the era of GAIA DR3 - C. Swastik (Poster)
Exploring the chemo-kinematics of the solar neighbourhood with Gaia DR3: clues to disk evolution and planet formation - Mayank N. (Poster)
15 July 2022 (Friday)
Extragalactic science   (Chair: Smitha Subramanian)
14:00-14:45 Gaia DR3: The Extragalactic content - Coryn Bailer-Jones (Review)
14:45-15:15 Poster presentations
Galaxy Flybys and the Origin of Wave-like Breathing Motion of Stars Seen by Gaia - Ankit Kumar (Poster)
Shape of the outer stellar warp of the Large Magellanic Cloud disk - Saroon S (Poster)
Photometric Calibration using GAIA - Bhavya Ailawadhi (Poster)
Astrometric and photometric standard candidates for the upcoming 4-m ILMT survey - Naveen Dukiya (Poster)
Young Star Clusters in the Milky Way Halo with DR3 - Priya Hasan (Poster)
When is GMM efficient in member determination of open clusters? - Md Mahmudunnobe (Poster)
Membership determination in open clusters using DBSCAN Clustering Algorithm - Mudasir Raja (Poster)
Analysis of membership probability of nearby young moving groups using Gaia DR3 - Mamta Lad (Poster)
Identifying and characterising open clusters - Anindya Ganguly (Poster)
15:15-15:30 Break
Future with Gaia   (Chair: Ravinder Banyal)
15:30-16:15 The future of Gaia and beyond - Antony Brown (Review)
16:15-16:45 Open discussion
16:45-17:00 Summary
17:00-17:05 Vote of thanks
17:15 High Tea