ESA and ISA Space Science Meeting
ESA and ISA
Space Science Meeting
Mr Fabio Favata - Head of the Coordination Office, Science Programme ESA
Mr.Avi blasberger, Director General
ו Karl Berqquist - ESA Administrator for the International Relations Department
Ms. Yael goren- hezkiya , Advisor, External Relations & Government
Date: Tuesday, 15th November
Location: Asher Space Research Institute, Technion – Institute of Technology, Haifa.
- 10:00- Gathering and coffee.
- 10:15- Welcome by ISA and setting the scene for the event.
- 10:30- short introduction to ESA.
- 10:45- Introduction to the Cosmic Vision i.e. ESA Space Science programme -Mr. Fabio Favata, Head of the Science Programme Office
- 11:15- Presentations by Israeli universities, research institutions involved in space science:
1. 11:15- Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC)- Prof. Yoav Yair Dean, School of Sustainability- "Lightning observations from space and ground"
2. 11:45- Technion Israel Institute of Technology- Prof. Ehud Behar
- "Technion Astrophysics"
3. 12:15 - Asher Space Research Institute- Prof. Pini Gurfil - Introduction and tour.
· 13:00- Lunch
4. 13:45 - Tel Aviv University- Prof. Dan Maoz-"Space-based astronomical observations and science".
5. 14:15- Weizman Institute-
. Prof. Eli Waxman, "ULTRASAT".
. Dr. Yohai Kaspi, "The JUICE Gravity Experiment".
. Prof. Oded Aharonson, "The Lunar Magnetic Field to be Measured by SpaceIL".
6. 15:00 – Hebrew University of Jerusalem- Prof. Tsvi Piran.
7. 15:30: Ben-gurion University of the Negev- Dr. Adi Zitrin "Studies of the Cosmic Dawn and Dark Matter with Current and Upcoming Space Telescopes".