The workshop will focus on processes governing the delivery of water to planetary bodies in solar and exoplanetary systems, during their formation and long-term evolution. The respective roles of water (ice) inheritance from the interstellar medium, condensation in the protoplanetary nebula and processing and delivery during accretion will be discussed. We will further consider in detail the implications of the late-stage impact phase and long-term consequences for the remarkable diversity of processes affecting the water budget during the evolution of a planetary body. The goal of the workshop is to critically assess the interplay of theory and observations/experiments on the effects of water on planets and establish new research directions.
Meeting organisersJoanna Drazkowska (University of Zurich) Tim Lichtenberg (ETH Zurich) Caroline Dorn (University of Bern) Julia Venturini (University of Zurich)
Scientific advisory boardYann Alibert (University of Bern) Ravit Helled (University of Zurich) Anders Johansen (Lund University) Martin Jutzi (University of Bern) Alessandro Morbidelli (Nice Observatory) Sascha Quanz (ETH Zurich) Maria Schönbächler (ETH Zurich) Ewine van Dishoeck (Leiden University)
|The ISM and protoplanetary disk||Dust, ice, planetesimals & comets|
|Evidence from the meteoritic record||Laboratory experiments|
|Ice lines and disk dynamics||Solar System formation|
|Gas & ice giant planets||Protoplanetary collisions|
|Mantle-atmosphere feedback||Observational prospects|
|Population synthesis||Biomarkers & 'habitability'|
Registration closed, submit to waiting list
|Registration deadline||November 15, 2017|
|Program announcement||Early December 2017|
|Workshop||February 12–16, 2018|
Conference venueThe Workshop will take place at the Irchel Campus of the University of Zurich (postal address: Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich) in room Y24-G-55.
Travel to ZurichZurich can be reached by plane, train, international bus, or car. The international Zurich Airport (ZRH) is located about 8 km from the conference venue. Trains and buses arrive at Zurich main station (Zurich Hauptbahnhof), located in the city center, about 4 km from the conference venue. To find train connections, go to the website of Swiss railways: www.sbb.ch. For international buses, you can check: www.checkmybus.com.
Arrival from the airportWhen you arrive at Zurich airport, look out for signs to the bus/tram station. Depending on which terminal you arrive at, this will be 5-10 mins walking. There will be blue ZVV ticket machines there and you can buy a one-way ticket to Zurich for 6.80 CHF. The ticket machines take cards and coins, but no banknotes. You need to take the tram no 10 in direction "Zürich, Bahnhofplatz/HB" until the stop called "Universität Irchel" (takes ~20 mins). From the tram stop, you need to cross the park to get to the campus.
Arrival from the main stationIf you arrive at Zurich main station, you can take tram 7 or 14 to the stop called "Milchbuck" (takes about 10 mins) and then cross the park to get to the campus. Single tickets cost 4.40 CHF and can be purchased at the blue ZVV machines that accepts cards and coins (again, no banknotes). Up-to-date information about local transportation system is available here: www.zvv.ch
LodgingPlease book hotel rooms on your own. We can recommend the following hotels, ordered by ascending distance to the workshop venue. If you are in search for someone to share a hotel room with please send us an email. We can potentially match you up with someone if enough people contact us. Leonardo Hotel Rigihof Swiss Youth Hostels (Schaffhauserstrasse) Hotel Krone Unterstrass Hotel Oerlikon Inn Hotel Sunnenhus Swiss Star Apartments (Zürich-Oberstrass & Oerlikon) Hotel Züri by Fassbind More pricy, but close to the workshop venue, are these: Accademia Apartments Hotel Coronado Zürich Leoneck Swiss Hotel Bonus tip: on many sites (for example on booking.com) you can reserve a room without prior payment and the option to cancel your reservation without any fees.
MealsCoffee and snacks will be provided during the course of the workshop. Lunch can be taken at the mensa or restaurant of the university at Irchel campus. The workship dinner will need to be paid by the participants. We estimate the costs to be on the order of ~60–80 CHF per person. You have to indicate whether you want to participate in the dinner during your registration.
ActivitiesOne afternoon will be free, which can be used as free time or for meetings/discussions. Alternatively, we will offer a local activity during which you can explore parts of Zurich together with the group.
During all times during the workshop, there will be a HELPLINE team available that can be contacted in person, via phone or email.
By participating in this workshop you automatically agree to:
- Be considerate in speech and actions, and actively seek to acknowledge and respect the boundaries of fellow attendees.
- Refrain from demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing behavior and speech. Harassment includes, but is not limited to: deliberate intimidation; stalking; unwanted photography or recording; sustained or willful disruption of talks or other events; inappropriate physical contact; use of sexual or discriminatory imagery, comments, or jokes; and unwelcome sexual attention. If you feel that someone has harassed you or otherwise treated you inappropriately, please alert any member of the HELPLINE team in person, via phone or email.
- Take care of each other. Alert a member of the HELPLINE team if you notice a dangerous situation, someone in distress, or violations of this code of conduct, even if they seem inconsequential.
- If any attendee engages in harassing behavior, the conference organizers may take any action we deem appropriate, including but not limited to warning the offender or asking the offender to leave the workshop. (If you feel you have been unfairly accused of violating this code of conduct, you should contact the HELPLINE team with a concise description of your grievance; any grievances filed will be considered by the entire HELPLINE team.)
- This code of conduct covers all activities of the workshop, including the evening program. During the workshop, we will publicize a contact email and phone number, in addition to pointing out members of the HELPLINE team so you know who to contact if you see or experience an issue.
- We welcome your feedback on this and every other aspect of the workshop, and we thank you for working with us to make it a safe, enjoyable, and friendly experience for everyone who participates.