0) demandes de financement su PNP: deadline le 21 septembre

Les appels d'offres INSU pour 2018 sont désormais ouverts.

A partir de cette année, tous les appels d’offres se trouvent sur SIGAP (https://sigap.cnrs.fr/).

Ouvrez un compte sur cette nouvelle plateforme. Rentrez et cliquez sur "Appel `a projet - consulter, candidater".

Pour le PNP, il y a un onglet

AO INSU PNP 2018 (Programme National de Planétologie)

en bas de page. Si vous rentrez, vous y trouverez l'AO du PNP et le dossier `a remplir, commun aux thèmes AA et ST du programme.

ATTENTION: si vous déposez une demande commune avec un autre PN, il faut dupliquer la demande! En effet, pour les PNs issus de INSU-AA (PCMI, PNST, PNPS....) il faut aller dans AO INSU AA 2018 et ensuite choisir le dossier commun  DossierscientifiquePN2018.doc (fichier 10)
Même s'il y a des différences entre les docs de soumission pour le PNP et les autres PNs de AA, vous pouvez faire du copier-coller. Les CSs seront indulgents!

Voici quelques precisions de l'INSU:
·         Porteurs de projet : les personnes non-permanentes ne sont pas éligibles à déposer un projet. Une exception est faite pour les post-docs/ATER et doctorants. Ils peuvent s’associer en tant que co-porteurs.

·         Signature DU : le dossier scientifique doit obligatoirement être signé par le Directeur d’Unité du porteur et joint en ligne.

·         Colloques : Toutes les demandes de financement des Colloques TS doivent être soumises à la fois à l’AO TelluS et dans DIALOG. Sans cela, elles seront pas prises en compte.

·         Demandes à la DT INSU : les demandes de soutien à la DT INSU doivent être adressées au Directeur de la DT. Il convient de remplir le formulaire sur leur site (http://www.dt.insu.cnrs.fr/spip.php?article7)
- Demandes `a la CSAA: utiliser le Fichier 9 disponible dans AO INSU AA 2018

Dates de clôture :

TelluS, AA :21 septembre 2016, 12h00

DIALOG : 12 septembre, 17h00

1) Solar System symposium in Sapporo: February 26–28, 2018

Dear Friends,

We would like to announce that the Solar-System symposium in Sapporo (3S symposium) will be held from February 26–28, 2018 in Hokkaido, Japan (Rusutsu Resort).  This symposium will be comprised of oral and poster sessions with free discussion time, and will focus on the birth and early evolution of the Solar System from a cosmochemical perspective.

The website will be launched soon.  Photos of the last two symposiums (2016 and 2017) and other information can be found in the following:
The total number of attendees is limited (around fifty). If you plan to come to the symposium, please send your indication of interest to Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser. (The first-come-first-served policy will be applied).  The abstract submission deadline is temporally set on December 18, 2017.  The registration fee will be JPY15,000.  The Lodging-and-Meal fee for 4 nights will be JPY 50,000 or 55,000 (We may need to raise the fee from 50k for the past symposiums to 55k because the hotel will raise room rates. We will make our best effort to keep it the same, but we would appreciate if you could understand the possibility of the raise).  We also note that we do not currently  have a plan to have this symposium in 2019 because we will have the annual meeting of Meteoritical Society in July 2019 in Sapporo.

In February, Hokkaido will be covered with snow and at the symposium venue you can enjoy enjoy winter activities or relax in spa as you can see in the Facebook page.  We also welcome your visit to Hokkaido University and Sapporo city before or after the symposium.  We are happy to assist your travel arrangements if needed.  Travel grants for students will be available.

Please feel free to forward this announcement to your colleagues and students.  Any questions can be directed to Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser..  Yoshi and Shogo will attend the MetSoc meeting in Santa Fe next week.  Feel free to ask any questions there too.

We look forward to seeing you in Hokkaido in February.  

Shogo and Yoshi on behalf of the organizing committee

2) GSA Impact Cratering, Seattle, October 22-25, 2017

Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Seattle, October 22-25, 2017

Topical Session T205: Impact Cratering: From Fire to Ice­Cratering across the Solar System

Conveners: Christian Koeberl, Jeffrey B. Plescia

We invite submissions to this session, focuses on impact cratering processes and effects across the solar system.

We solicit contributions regarding target effects, shock processes, geology, melt, airbursts, and current cratering-rates.

Comparisons among different size and composition bodies are encouraged.

Submit an abstract to this session

Abstracts deadline: 1 August, 11:59 p.m. PDT

General meeting info: http://community.geosociety.org/gsa2017/home

3) Cosmic Cycle of Dust and Gas in the Galaxy: from Old to Young Stars, Quy Nhon, Vietnam from July 9th to 13th, 2018

The conference will take place at ICISE (http://www.icisequynhon.com/icise-about-us/).  
The conference belongs to a cycle of conferences “Rencontres du Vietnam” about matter and dynamics of Star Forming Regions in our Galaxy: The "Rencontres du Vietnam" on the evolution of gas and dust content from evolved to young stars would like to bring together astronomers working on the circumstellar environment of evolved stars, astronomers working on star (and planet) forming regions and planetologists working on the origin of the solar system. A common conference   bringing all together these communities should provide a better understanding of the cycle of gas and dust from old stars to young ones, in particular, to our young Sun and its planetary system.  The conference “Blowing In the Wind”  in 2016 has addressed the dynamical aspects. The 2017conference about “Star Formation in Different environments” focusses on  how stars form. This conference is dedicated to the gas and dust physico-chemistry and evolution. We will review the molecular and dust contents of envelopes and shells around SuperNovae, AGB and planetary nebulae as those of diffuse, cold and giant molecular clouds. Special sessions will be also dedicated to the origin of material building our own Solar System (meteorite studies, Rosetta results…). High-resolution spectroscopy provides unique information on the chemical compositions, the physical conditions, and the dynamics, in the different media from old star environments to protoplanetary disks. Thanks to its sensitivity and resolving power, ALMA is now allowing us to follow the evolution of matter along the cosmic cycle in our Galaxy and therefore such a conference is very timely.
The conference will consist of plenary sessions with reviews, invited talks, oral and poster presentations (solicited or selected from abstract submissions). Special emphasis is placed on active participation of young researchers and post-docs. Since the audience of the conference will be very broad, a large fraction of time will be dedicated to review talks. The best poster will be awarded a prize.

The conference website is available at:  https://cosmiccycle2018.sciencesconf.org/

4) Cryovolcanism in the Solar System Workshop: Houston, June 5–7, 2018

This workshop aims to advance our understanding of the processes that may lead to extrusive and intrusive volcanism on the icy satellites, KBOs, and hydrous asteroids in our solar system. Specifically, we seek to resolve how and under what conditions volcanism and magmatism occur on these worlds and verify the likely mechanisms responsible for putative volcanic features and magmatic constructs that have been imaged by spacecraft.  https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/cryovolcanism2018/

5) École des Houches " Origin and evolution of water and associated volatile elements -
          carbon, nitrogen, noble gases - in the early solar system " March 11-16, 2018.

We are organizing next year a winter school on volatile elements in the solar system. It will take place at the Ecole de Physique des Houches in the French Alps


The school will focus on the origin and evolution of water and associated volatile elements  - carbon, nitrogen, noble gases - in the early solar system. The elemental and isotopic compositions of these elements and species have been shaped by heritage from the interstellar medium and/or photon/ionizing partilces - matter intereactions in the disk. These elements/species have played a fundamental role in the condensation of solids, in the accretion of planets, and in the formation of their atmospheres. The analysis of extraterrestrial material (primitive meteorites, lunar and martian meteorites), as well as recent space missions, have permitted to document the compositions of the nebular gas, of asteroids, of comets and of differentiated bodies.

This is an interdisciplinary school, at the frontier between planetary science, chemistry of interstellar medium and cosmochemistry. The school is open to Ph.D. students and researchers who wish to broaden their knowledge. The lectures will be accessible to non specialists, but a background in planetary sciences, geo/cosmochemstry or astrophysics is required. All lectures will be in English.

Confirmed speakers are:

F. Albarède, C.O.D. Alexander, K. Altwegg, G. Avice, P. Caselli, E. Füri, S. Guilloteau, H. Lammer, Z. Leinhart, Y. Marrocchi, B. Marty, M.M.M. Meier, A. Morbidelli, F. Robert, D. Rubie, S. Tachibana, H. Yurimoto.  

There will be no registration fee. The cost for one week (lodging and full board) will be around 400 Euros, plus transportation. Limited support for students, post-docs and young researchers will be considered.

The number of participants is limited to 70 (including the lecturers). More information will be available next September.

Hoping to see you numerous in Les Houches next winter !

The organizing committee:

Evelyn Füri, Yves Marrocchi, Bernard Marty, Alessandro Morbidelli.

6) Les Houches doctoral school on Internal Earth from October 16th to 27th, 2017

Dear colleagues,
The fourth edition of Les Houches doctoral school on Internal Earth will held at the Ecole de Physique des Houches, near Chamonix, France, from October 16th to October 27th.
The 2017 edition will focus on mantle and lithosphere interactions.
The program includes four lecture series, complemented by seminars and a field excursion:

- Mineralogy-petrophysics, by Bruno Reynard, Nathalie Bolfan

- Geodynamics, by Saskia Goes, Laurent Husson, Peter Olson

- Seismology, by Yann Capdeville, Stéphanie Durand,Thomas Bodin

- Geochemistry, by Catherine Chauvel, Bruno Dhuime, Émilie Bruand

- Excursion to the high pressure rocks of the Gran Paradiso, lead by Laurent Jolivet

All lectures and seminars will be given in English.

Registration is open at https://epti.isterre.fr.
The school is organised by Philippe Cardin and Stéphane Labrosse (organising comittee) / Thomas Bodin and Laurent Husson (scientific comittee)
Please print and post the attached flyer, and spread this information to your colleagues and students.
Thomas Bodin

7) cm/mm/submm Q&U (&V) ESO Workshop: Garching October 25th to 27th, 2017

We would like to draw your attention to the Centimetre/Millimetre/Submillimetre Q&U (&V) ESO Workshop 2017 (QUESO2017), a workshop to be held at ESO Headquarters in Garching, Germany from October 25th to 27th, 2017.  We would also appreciate you forwarding this message to your collaborators and/or observers who use your facilities.
The workshop will cover diverse topics spanning interferometric and single dish cm/mm/submm polarisation observations, instrumentation for polarisation, calibration of the Q,U,&V Stokes components, CMB foregrounds and measurements, star formation, AGN jet polarisation, polarisation from evolved stars, and advanced analysis and modelling of the polarised signal.
The deadline for abstract submission is Sept. 4th, and the final registration deadline is Sept. 30th.  Our website can be found here:
The direct link for registration is here:
Best regards,
Paola Andreani,
on behalf of the QUESO SOC

8) 22nd International Microlensing Conference: Auckland, New Zealand, 25-28 January 2018

Registration for the 22nd International Microlensing Conference, in Auckland, New Zealand, is now open! The conference will be held on Thursday 25th January 2018 to Sunday 28th January 2018 at the University of Auckland. A Welcome Reception is planned for the evening of Wednesday 24th January.
You can register and submit an oral or poster abstract here:
Please note, Early-bird registrations will close 24th November 2017. A range of accommodation options is available; book early to secure yours.

For a quarter of a century, gravitational microlensing has been used as a channel for astrophysical discovery. Microlensing is:
* increasing our knowledge of stellar populations in the Milky Way and other galaxies,
* constraining the frequency and mass function of compact objects, including black holes, white dwarfs, and brown dwarfs,
* probing the structure of the inner Galaxy and the properties of the stellar population that resides there,
* discovering Earth-mass exoplanets from the outer habitable zone out to beyond the snow line, and
* becoming a part of space-based observation programmes which are building a map of the planetary abundance in our Galaxy, including an exploration of the frequency and mass function of free-floating planets.
Our community has grown, but will need to grow further to meet the challenges put in front of us by new and existing ground- and space-based observatories. Current observational efforts produce data at a rate that is a challenge to analyse with our present resources and tools. We need to address this as we move forward into an era of WFIRST/LSST microlensing.
Our theme for this meeting is loosely centered on how to prepare for the coming decade of microlensing observations and the data they will bring.
We will discuss what tools we presently have to analyse data, whether and how these can be best adopted as a standard in the field, what tools or skills are missing from our present capabilities, and how we can address these gaps.
Microlensing has a lot to offer the broader astrophysical community. In turn, we must reach out to our colleagues in the fields of statistics, computer science, and astroinformatics to let them know of the opportunities and tensions in our field, and to build links with these communities.
We look forward to your attendance!
From the Scientific Organising Committee:
Nick Rattenbury, Chair (University of Auckland)
Rachel Akeson (Caltech/IPAC)
Valerio Bozza (University of Salerno)
Scott Gaudi (The Ohio State University)
Calen Henderson (Caltech//IPAC-NExScI)
Jessica Lu (University of California Berkeley)
David Nataf (Johns Hopkins University)
Rachel Street (Las Cumbres Observatory)
Takahiro Sumi (Osaka University)
Andrzej Udalski (Warsaw University)
9) Atelier scientifique national MultiPlanNET 20,21 et 22 novembre 2017

Sous l'égide scientifique du PNP et son soutien financier (auquel s'ajoutent les contributions d'autres sponsors locaux), nous organisons à Grenoble les 20,21 et 22 novembre 2017 un atelier scientifique national intitulé « Traitement de données multimodales pour l’exploration et l’observation des planètes ». Cet atelier est ouvert aux chercheurs, ingénieurs et étudiants des communautés sus-citées. L’objet de cet atelier est de sensibiliser, de former, et d’échanger à propos des recherches pluridisciplinaires qui sont actuellement menées dans le domaine. Deux dates importantes :
- 2/10/17 : date limite d’envoi des résumés

- 2/11/2017 : date limite d’inscription (limitée à 30 personnes maximum).

Pour plus d'information je joins à ce message la plaquette de l'atelier. Nous avons aussi un site web complet à l'adresse : http://ipag.osug.fr/MultiPlanNET/

Je vous serais très reconnaissant si vous pouviez faire l'annonce dans la prochaine lettre d'information du PNP.

bien cordialement,

Sylvain Douté

10) workshop “Water during planet formation and evolution”: Zurich,  12-16 February 2018

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.
Confirmed speakers

Til Birnstiel (LMU Munich)
Ilsedore Cleeves (CfA Harvard)
Jay Farihi (University College London)
Keiko Hamano (ELSI, Tokyo Tech.)
Alessandro Morbidelli (Nice Observatory)
Lena Noack (FU Berlin)
Chris Ormel (University of Amsterdam)
Laura Schaefer (Arizona State University)
Alice Stephant (Open University)