9th Einstein Telescope Symposium: 'Birth of the ET collaboration'

chaired by Michele Punturo, Harald Lueck
from to (Europe/Rome)
at European Gravitational Observatory (EGO) ( Auditorium )
Via E. Amaldi 56021 S. Stefano a Macerata - Cascina (PI) Italy
Description
The 9th ET Symposium is hosted by European Gravitational Observatory, Cascina (Italy). The focus of the meeting is the creation of the ET collaboration, the definition of the strategy for the submission of the ET proposal to the 2020 update of the ESFRI roadmap. We will discuss the future of the GW astronomy and astrophysics.
International committee: J. van den Brand, S. Hild, S. Katsanevas, H. Lueck, M. Punturo, S. Rowan
Local organising committee: M. Punturo, E. Morucci
 
Support erika.morucci@ego-gw.it
Go to day
  • Thursday, 19 April 2018
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Registration
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Welcome and Motivations
      Welcome talks and "instructions" for the meeting
      • 10:30 Welcome 10'
        Speaker: Stavros Katsanevas
      • 10:40 Motivations 20'
        Speaker: Michele Punturo
        Material: Slides powerpoint file}
    • 11:00 - 12:30 GW observatories: global view
      Latest status of the current detectors, special focus on the expected evolution content and timeline
      Convener: Nelson Christensen
      • 11:00 Virgo evolutions 20'
        Speaker: Jo van den Brand
        Material: Slides link}
      • 11:20 LIGO evolutions 20'
        Speaker: Dr. Alberto Lazzarini (Caltech - LIGO)
        Material: Slides powerpoint file}
      • 11:40 KAGRA status 20'
        Speaker: Prof. Kentaro Somiya (Tokyo Institute of Techonology)
        Material: Slides pdf file}
    • 12:30 - 13:30 Research Infrastructures roadmaps
      What are the important roadmaps for ET? What about national roadmaps?
      Convener: Mr. Job de Kleuver (NWO / APPEC)
      • 12:30 GWIC roadmap and activity 20'
        Speaker: Prof. Sheila Rowan (University of Glasgow)
        Material: Slides pdf file}
      • 12:50 APPEC roadmap 30'
        Speaker: Antonio Masiero
        Material: Slides pdf file}
    • 13:30 - 14:30 Lunch
    • 14:30 - 16:00 3G Science and technology
      Overview talks on the Science and the Technology for ET. Discussion on how to progress with the R&D
      Convener: Harald Lueck
      • 14:30 ET and 3G Science 30'
        Speaker: Prof. Stephen Fairhurst (School of Physics and Astronomy)
        Material: Slides pdf file}
      • 15:00 ET tecnologies 30'
        Speaker: Stefan Hild (University of Glasgow)
        Material: Slides pdf file}
    • 16:00 - 16:20 Break
    • 16:20 - 18:00 ET Collaboration
      Formation of the ET collaboration: discussion on the letter of intent (LOI), on the next steps.
      • 16:20 ET Letter Of Intent 20'
        Speakers: Michele Punturo, Harald Lueck
        Material: Slides powerpoint file} pdf file}
  • Friday, 20 April 2018
    • 09:00 - 09:40 ET Collaboration
      Formation of the ET collaboration: discussion on the letter of intent (LOI), on the next steps.
      • 09:00 Signature of the ET LoI 40'
        Speakers: Michele Punturo, Harald Lueck
    • 09:40 - 10:40 ET sites
      Presentation of the sites candidate to host the ET infrastructure. Discussion on the requirements.
      Convener: Michele Punturo
      • 09:40 G-B-N Site 30'
        Speaker: Franck Linde
        Material: Slides powerpoint file}
      • 10:10 Site in Hungary 30'
        Speaker: Matyas Vasuth
        Material: Slides pdf file}
    • 10:40 - 11:10 Coffee Break
    • 11:10 - 12:30 ET sites
      Presentation of the sites candidate to host the ET infrastructure. Discussion on the requirements.
      Convener: Michele Punturo
      • 11:10 Site in Sardinia 30'
        Speaker: Giovanni Losurdo
        Material: Slides pdf file}
      • 11:40 Discussion about sites 50'
    • 12:30 - 13:00 Conclusions
      Conclusion of the meeting, Next steps. 
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
    • 14:00 - 16:20 Closed Session
      Meeting of the committee formed to prepare the ET collaboration statute and the submission of the ET proposal to the ESFRI roadmap