TASC5/KASC12 workshop

22-26 July 2019, MIT / Cambridge, USA

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • Registration deadline: 11 July 2019

  • Welcome reception and badge pick-up: 21 July 2019
  • TASC5/KASC12 Workshop dates: 22-26 July 2019
  • TESS Science Conference, also at MIT the following week starting 29 July 2019

List of registered participants

Below is a list of registered participants (excluding participants that explicitly requested not to be listed).

  • Conny Aerts (Institute of Astronomy, KU Leuven)
  • Victoria Antoci (Stellar Astrophysics Centre, Aarhus Universuty)
  • lionel BIGOT (Laboratoire Lagrange. Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur)
  • Warrick Ball (University of Birmingham)
  • Sarbani Basu (Yale University)
  • Paul Beck (University of Graz)
  • Tim Bedding (University of Sydney)
  • Keaton Bell (Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research)
  • Earl Bellinger (Stellar Astrophysics Centre)
  • Camilla Borre (Stellar Astrophysics Centre - Aarhus Universitet)
  • Dominic Bowman (KU Leuven)
  • Clara Brasseur (STScI)
  • Emily Brunsden (University of York)
  • Derek Buzasi (Florida Gulf Coast University)
  • Attila Bódi (Konkoly Observatory MTA CSFK)
  • Stephane CHARPINET (IRAP / CNRS / Université de Toulouse)
  • Tiago Campante (IA-U.Porto)
  • Giovanni Catanzaro (INAF - Catania)
  • William Chaplin (University of Birmingham, UK)
  • Sunny Chen (Boston University)
  • Cristina Chiappini (Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP))
  • Ashley Chontos (Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii)
  • Sowgata Chowdhury (Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center)
  • Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard (Stellar Astrophysics Centre, Aarhus University, Denmark)
  • Steven Christophe (LESIA, Observatoire de Paris)
  • Isabel Colman (The University of Sydney)
  • Enrico Corsaro (INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania)
  • Sebastien Deheuvels (IRAP (Toulouse, France))
  • Maria Pia Di Mauro (INAF-IAPS Roma (Italy))
  • Jessie Dotson (NASA)
  • Nancy Remage Evans (SAO)
  • Adina Feinstein (University of Chicago)
  • Daniel Foreman-Mackey (Flatiron)
  • Antonio García Hernández (Dept. Física Teórica y del Cosmos. Universidad de Granada)
  • Charlotte Gehan (LESIA - Paris Observatory)
  • Hans Moritz Guenther (MIT)
  • Samuel Grunblatt (University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy)
  • Zhao Guo (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Oliver Hall (University of Birmingham)
  • Rasmus Handberg (Stellar Astrophysics Centre, Aarhus University)
  • Gerald Handler (Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Bartycka 18, 00-716 Warsaw, Poland, NIP 525 00 89 56)
  • Erich Hartig (Astrophysics, Unitversity of Vienna, Austria, Europe)
  • Christina Hedges (Kepler/K2 Guest Observer Office)
  • Mag. Krystyna Heger (Guest)
  • Tyler Heintz (Boston University)
  • JJ Hermes (Boston University)
  • Daniel Hey (University of Sydney)
  • Daniel Holdsworth (University of Central Lancashire)
  • Marc Hon (UNSW Sydney)
  • Daniel Huber (University of Hawaii)
  • Jon Jenkins (NASA ARC)
  • Nada Jevtic (Bloomsburg University of PA)
  • Jennifer Johnson (Ohio State University)
  • Cole Johnston (KU Leuven)
  • Andreas Christ Sølvsten Jørgensen (Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching, Germany)
  • Klara Gynther Karlsmose (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University)
  • Hans Kjeldsen (Stellar Astrophysics Centre, Aarhus University, Denmark)
  • Emil Knudstrup (Stellar Astrophysics Centre, Aarhus University)
  • Katrien Kolenberg (KU Leuven, UAntwerpen)
  • Donald Kurtz (University of Central Lancashire)
  • James Kuszlewicz (Max-Planck-Institute for Solar System Research)
  • Mariel Lares Martiz (Institute of Astrophysiscs of Andalusia-CSIC)
  • David Latham (Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian)
  • Gang Li (University of Sydney)
  • Mikkel Lund (Stellar Astrophysics Centre (SAC), Aarhus University, DK)
  • Savita Mathur (Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias)
  • Jean McKeever (Yale University)
  • László Molnár (Konkoly Observatory, MTA CSFK)
  • Joey Mombarg (Institute of Astronomy, KU Leuven)
  • Mike Montgomery (The University of Texas at Austin)
  • Andres Moya (University of Birmingham)
  • Martin Nielsen (University of Birmingham)
  • Joel Ong (Yale University)
  • Rhita-Maria Ouazzani (LESIA - Paris Observatory)
  • Andras Pal (Konkoly Observatory)
  • Javier Pascual-Granado (Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia - CSIC)
  • May Gade Pedersen (KU Leuven)
  • Filipe Pereira (Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço - IA-Porto)
  • Marc Pinsonneault (Ohio State University, Dept. of Astronomy)
  • Emese Plachy (Konkoly Observatory, MTA CSFK)
  • Karen Pollard (University of Canterbury)
  • Judith Provencal (University of Delaware and Mt. Cuba Observatory)
  • Kera Regan-Byrne (Boston University)
  • Deanna Ricker (Guest)
  • George Ricker (MIT)
  • Rachael Roettenbacher (Yale University)
  • Ângela Santos (Space Science Institute)
  • Nicholas Saunders (Kepler/K2 Guest Observer Office)
  • Sara Seager (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • Sanjay Sekaran (KU Leuven)
  • Aldo Serenelli (Institute of Space Sciences (ICE, CSIC))
  • Thomas Shutt (University of York)
  • Ditte Slumstrup (Stellar Astrophysics Centre, Aarhus University)
  • Paulina Sowicka (Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Bartycka 18, 00-716 Warszawa, Polska, NIP 525-000-89-56)
  • Dennis Stello (UNSW Sydney)
  • Juan Carlos Suárez (Dept. Física Teórica y del Cosmos. Univ. de Granada)
  • Pal Szabo (Konkoly Observatory MTA CSFK)
  • Jamie Tayar (Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii)
  • Nathalie Themessl (Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Germany)
  • Alexandra Thomas (University of Birmingham)
  • Andrew Tkachenko (Institute of Astronomy, KU Leuven)
  • Richard Townsend (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  • Vincent Van Eylen (Princeton)
  • Timothy Van Reeth (Institute of Astronomy, KU Leuven)
  • Walter Van Rossem (University of Birmingham)
  • Jennifer van Saders (University of Hawaii)
  • Zachary Vanderbosch (University of Texas At Austin)
  • Roland Vanderspek (MKI)
  • Kuldeep Verma (Aarhus University)
  • Lucas Viani (Yale University)
  • Tao WU (Yunnan Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
  • Nevin Weinberg (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • Timothy White (Australian National University)
  • Joel Thomas Zeiser (BNS-College, Königstein, Germany)
  • Zhoujian Zhang (Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii)
  • Yixiao Zhou (Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Australian National University)
  • Weikai Zong (Beijing Normal University)


Online Registration

The deadline for submitting your registration and payment is July 11, 2019 at 11:59PM EDT. Please contact tasc5@mit.edu with exceptional cases after July 11. Payment is due upon registration if paying via credit card or upon receipt of your invoice if paying by another method. Space cannot be guaranteed for any registration that is not paid in full by this date. Onsite registration may be offered on a space available basis by cash or check only.

Registration and payment is handeled by a separate server at https://cvent.me/mmKo9.

Registration Fees (in USD)

Early Rate
Valid through June 7, 2019 at 11:59PM EDT
Late Rate
Valid starting June 8, 2019 at 12:00AM EDT
Standard Participant $470 $580
Valid for undergraduate, graduate, masters, and PhD students only. (*)
$250 $350

(*): Valid student ID is required. If a valid student ID is not provided, standard rates apply.

What's included

  • All sessions and program materials
  • Coffee breaks as detailed on agenda
  • Welcome reception on Sunday, July 21
  • Conference dinner on Thursday, July 25

Guest Registration

Workshop attendees may register a guest for $200. The following events are included with guest registration. Note: sessions and program materials are not included.
  • Welcome reception on Sunday, July 21
  • Conference dinner on Thursday, July 25

Cancellations and Changes

Cancellations, substitutions, and other changes may be made online until July 17, 2019 at 11:59PM EDT. To cancel or make a change after that date, please send email to conferences-www@mit.edu. Cancellations received in writing will recieve a refund less a processing fee as follows:

  • Refund equal to 75% of the amount paid, if cancellation is received prior to June 7, 2019 at 11:59PM EDT.
  • Refund equal to 25% of the amount paid, if cancellation is recieved prior to July 1, 2019 at 11:59PM EDT.

No refunds will be given after this date. No refunds will be given for portions of the registration not being used. All refunds will be made in US dollars and will be processed in the manner in which the original payment was submitted, with the possible exception of wire payments which, at the organizers' discretion, may be refunded via check. Credit card refunds will be issued to the original card that was used to make the original payment.


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