Sunday, 09.09.2018
19:00 Reception at TBD
  Mon, 10.09.2018
Welcome and Starter
09:00 - 09:20Organizers: Welcome
09:20 - 09:50D. Dravins: Radial Velocities and Wavelength Shifts
09:50 - 10:20A. Reiners: Detection limits and how the solar system fits
Coffee break
Observations of solar radial velocities until today
11:00 - 11:30R. Haywood: What we can learn from the Sun?
11:30 - 12:00D. Deming: The Apparent Velocity of Disk-integrated Sunlight: Lessons from the Early Years
12:00 - 12:30K. Strassmeier: PEPSI Sun-as-a-star spectra
Lunch break
Stellar activity and RV jitter
14:00 - 14:30N. Meunier: From the Sun to others stars: radial velocity time series for late-F to early-K old stars
14:30 - 14:50C. Watson: UnEarthing planets from the cloak of activity: Clues from the HARPS-N solar telescope?
14:50 - 15:10X. Dumusque: Boosting or mitigating the activity signal in radial-velocity measurements
15:10 - 15:30M. Oshagh: stellar activity does make exoplanets seem misaligned
Coffee break
Stellar activity and RV jitter
16:00 - 16:30S. Saar: It would be so much easier if stars didn't have magnetic fields…
16:30 - 16:50A. Quirrenbach: Radial Velocity Measurements with m/s Precision in the Visible and Near-IR
16:50 - 17:10M. Lafarga: Stellar activity of M dwarfs from CARMENES cross-correlation functions
17:10 - 17:30M. Kürster: Finding non-sinusoidal signals in time series data. Application to RV signals from planets or star spots
  Tue, 11.09.2018
Stellar activity and RV jitter
09:00 - 09:30N. Lanza: High-precision space borne photometry and spectral activity indicators to model activity-induced RV variations in solar-like stars
09:30 - 09:50A. Rosich: Modeling the photosphere of active stars and the inverse problem: Starsim/2 project
09:50 - 10:10E. Amazo Gomez: From the Sun to the Stars: Accurate rotational periods from GPS method
10:10 - 10:30A. Mortier: Stacking periodograms: tracking the solar rotation period and its harmonics over time
Coffee break
Stellar activity and RV jitter
11:00 - 11:30F. Bastien
11:30 - 11:50J. Jenkins: Utilising photometric activity measurements to understand the origin of newly detected small radial velocity signals
11:50 - 12:10P. Sarkis: The case of K2-18: Cool Planets or Cool Spots?
12:10 - 12:30L. Malavolta: Stellar effective temperature as a proxy for stellar activity
Lunch break
Transferring knowledge from solar to stellar observations
14:00 - 14:30A. Shapiro: Decrypting brightness variations of Sun-like stars using solar code
14:30 - 14:50N.-E. Nemec: Solar brightness variations as they would be observed by Kepler telescope
14:50 - 15:10L. J. Johnson: Simulations of Stellar Variability
15:10 - 15:30P. L. Palle: "Solar-SONG": A potential Helioseismology node and a versatile solar-synoptic facility. Results of the first -summer’18- campaign
Coffee break
Current projects that observe the Sun as a star
16:00 - 16:30D. Phillips: The HARPS-N Solar Telescope: Design, Testing, and Initial Results
16:30 - 16:40Dumusque: HELIOS
16:40 - 16:50Pevtsov: Integrated Sunlight Spectrometer (ISS) on SOLIS at NSO and Solar-Stellar Spectrograph at Lowell Observatory
16:50 - 17:00Reiners: IAG
17:00 - 18:00Social Instrument Poster Session
  Wed, 12.09.2018
Learning from and about solar observations
09:00 - 09:30A. Collier Cameron: Sun-as-a-star radial velocities: navigating the hidden pitfalls
09:30 - 10:00A. Pevtsov: What do we learn about solar rotation and magnetic field from sun-as-a-star observations?
10:00 - 10:20E. Dineva: Sun-as-a-star Velocity Observations of the 2017 August 21 Solar Eclipse with PEPSI/SDI
10:20 - 10:40T. Milbourne: Reproducing Measured Solar RV Variations Using Full-Disk solar Images
Coffee break
Learning from and about solar observations
11:20 - 11:40J.P. Rozelot: How big is the Sun as viewed from space? Would it be a pulsating star?
11:40 - 12:00H. Schunker: A fragile detection of g-modes in the Sun
Frequency calibration
12:00 - 12:30T. Steinmetz: Laser Frequency Combs for spectrograph calibration from blue to near infrared
12:30 - 13:00P. Huke: Etalons and alternatives
14:00 - 15:00Visit of the Institute for Astrophysics
15:00 - 18:00Relaxed hike through Göttingen Forest to Plesse Castle
19:00 - 21:00Conference Dinner at Plesse Castle
  Thu, 13.09.2018
Stellar models put to the test
09:00 - 09:30H. Cegla: Line Profile Asymmetries and Doppler Shifts: Lessons from Helioseismology and 3D Magnetohydrodynamical Solar Simulations
09:30 - 09:50J. Löhner-Böttcher: High-accuracy observations of the solar atmosphere
09:50 - 10:10J. Maldonado: Do we really understand stellar activity? The Sun as a test case
Coffee break
Disentangling spots from planets
11:00 - 11:30S. V. Jeffers
11:30 - 11:50S. Sadegi: Correcting Radial Velocities for Starspot Jitter in the CARMENES Survey
11:50 - 12:10J. D. Alvarado Gomez: Far Beyond the Sun: Radial velocity variations over a stellar magnetic cycle
Lunch break
Combining techniques and data
14:00 - 14:30E. Ford: Prospects for Modeling Stellar Spectroscopic Variability via Machine Learning
14:30 - 14:50N. Langellier: Estimating Radial Velocity Sensitivity of Exoplanet Detection using Gaussian Process Models of Stellar Magnetic Activity
14:50 - 15:10J. Faria: Realistic simulation of stellar radial velocities
15:10 - 15:40A. Hatzes: Towards Solar System Analogs
Coffee, Poster, Wrap-up session