Centrum Astronomiczne im. Mikołaja Kopernika Polskiej Akademii Nauk
Bartycka 18 St.
00-716 Warszawa

ESO DAY in Poland – ESO’s 60th Anniversary


Framework program of ESO Day in Warsaw November 24th 2022

Photo Credit: ESO/F. Kamphues



10:30-11:00 Welcome coffee, tea, cakes


1. Speeches of official guests (Ministry of Education and Science, ESO DG, representatives of astronomical community)

11:00-11:15 MEiN (Minister), ESO (Barcons), KA PAN (Bulik), PTA (Sarna)


2. Presentation of ESO – science, work, services (ESO official)

11:15-11:45 Xavier Barcons (ESO DG): European Sothern Observatory


3. Polish participation in ESO (Polish official)

11:45-12:15 Minister: The Polish Science Policy


4. Scientific achievements ( 10-20 min communications)

12:15-12:25 Tomasz Kamiński: Interferometric observations, a stellar-merger remnantrotis via ALMA
12:25-12:35 Michał Michałowski: Using ALMA to unravel stars exploding as supernovae
12:35-12:45 Joanna Mikołajewska: ALMA imaging of the symbiotic binary R Aqr on suborbital scales
12:45-12:55 Magdalena Otulakowska-Hypka: VLTI observations of symbiotic recurrent novae
12:55-13:30 Light lunch
13:30-13:40 Przemek Mróz: Measuring the impact of satellite megaconstellations on astronomical observations.
13:40-14:00 Grzegorz Pietrzyński: The Araucaria Project.
14:00-14:15 Łukasz Wyrzykowski: Ground support for Gaia space mission and its black hole microlensing candidates


5. Involvement in apparatus projects;

14:15-14:45 Suzanne Ramsay: ESO instrumentation
14:45-14:55 Andrzej Niedzielski: ANDES – Polish participation
14:55-15:05 Rodolfo Silva Smiljanic: CUBES project


6. Career paths of young scientists in ESO (current and former)

15:05-15:15 Łukasz Tychoniec (ESO Garching postdoc): The career paths of young scientists in ESO-Garching
15:15-15:25 Aleksandra Solarz (ESO Paranal): The career paths of young scientists in ESO-Chile


7. Statistics of Polish participation in ESO (Polish staff, time slots, return rate, etc.)

15:25-15:35 Krzysztof Czart: ESO webpage: polish version
15:35-16:00 Dariusz Drewniak, Marek J. Sarna & Oskar Zdunek: Polish participation in ESO: short resume
16:00 – Coffe, tee, cakes – informal discussions