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XXVII National Meeting of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ENAA)


Thursday, 20 July

08:00-09:00 Registration
08:45-09:00 Opening remarks

09:00-10:30 Plenary Session (Room C6.2.56, Chair: Alexandre Correia)
Paulo Garcia (CENTRA, Porto): Successes and challenges of the Portuguese participation in ESO
José Afonso (IA, Lisbon): MOONS: scents of Portugal in the upcoming MOS for the VLT
Domingos Barbosa (IT, Aveiro): ENAbling Green E-science for SKA
Pedro Machado (IA, Lisbon): Meridional and Zonal winds at Venus’ atmosphere from Cloud-tracking, Doppler techniques and comparison with modelling

10:30-11:00 Coffee break/poster viewing

11:00-12:30 Plenary Session (Room C6.2.56, Chair: Carlos Martins)
Ana Catarina Leite (IA, Porto): Testing the stability of fundamental couplings with ESPRESSO
António da Silva (IA, Lisbon): Cosmological simulations: Euclid baseline model and alternative scenarios
Miguel Ferreira (CENTRA, Lisbon): Scalar field effects on the motion of stars
José Pedro Mimoso (IA, Lisbon): A local balance equation for the gravitational energy

12:30-14:30 Lunch

13:00-14:00 Informal discussion: FCT Space Agenda

14:30-16:00 Parallel Sessions
Parallel 1: Education & outreach (Room C6.2.56, Chair: João Fernandes)
Carlos Martins: Astronomy Education Writ Large: The Solar System Trail
Sara Anjos: Youth Engagement with Astronomy
Ana Alves: IAstro Júnior, an outreach activity taken further
João Retrê: Viver Astronomia - Future Scientists Communicating Science
Sérgio Pereira:  Ignite IAstro: A science show touring remote areas
Parallel 2: Theoretical cosmology & compact objects (Room C1.4.14, Chair: Miguel Ferreira)
Andrew Liddle: Of course it’s Lambda
Masato Minamitsuji: Black holes in the generalized Proca theories
Diego Rubiera-Garcia: Do black holes have a back door?
Grigorios Pantopoulos: Gravitational effects of condensed dark matter on strange stars
Nelson Nunes: Dark energy disformal interactions

16:00-16:30 Coffee break/poster viewing

16:30-18:00 Parallel Sessions
Parallel 3: Stars & planets (Room C6.2.56, Chair: Ana Brito)
Alexandre Correia: Tidal evolution of circumbinary systems
José Silva: Characterising Solar System's planet's atmospheres using cloud tracking wind velocities retrieval method
Miguel Silva: Wind measurements in Saturns atmosphere with UVES/VLT ground-based Doppler velocimetry
Ana Rei: On the nature of line-depending veiling of LkHa 321, V1331 Cyg and As353A
André Silva: Impacts of a realistic potential on the orbits of Milky Way objects
Parallel 4: High-z universe (Room C1.4.14, Chair: João Ferreira)
Leyla Seyed Ebrahimpour: The XMM Cluster Survey: joint modelling of the Lx-T scaling relation for clusters and groups of galaxies
Stergios Amarantidis: The first Super Massive Black Holes: indications from models for future observations
Ana Afonso: The high-redshift Universe: where we stand and what's next?
Israel Matute: Towards the first Radio Galaxies in the Universe

18:00-20:00 SPA General Assembly (Room C6.2.56, SPA members only)
20:30-22:30 ENAA dinner

Friday, 21 July

08:30-09:00 Registration

09:00-10:30 Parallel Sessions
Parallel 5: Ground experiments (Room C6.2.56, Chair: Paulo Garcia)
Ciro Pappalardo: The Portuguese ALMA Centre of Expertise: ALMA research in Portugal after 3 years
António Amorim: First Light for GRAVITY: Phase Referencing Optical Interferometry for the Very Large Telescope Interferometer
André Boné: Alignment Challenges for ELT's METIS Mid-infrared E-ELT  Imager and Spectrograph
Bernardo Tomé: LATTES: a new gamma-ray detector concept for South America
Tomás Silva: Fisher matrix forecasts for astrophysical tests of the stability of the fine-structure constant
Parallel 6: Galaxies (Room C1.4.14, Chair: Cristina Fernandes)
Jean Michel Gomes:  FADO: a novel spectral population synthesis tool
Iris Breda: The continuous rise of bulges out of galactic disks
Sandra Reis: Deep imaging of the most massive galaxies of the local Universe
Ciro Pappalardo: Scatter between dust emission and SFR in galaxies: clues from dust-stars interplay
Ángeles Moliné: Indirect DM searches and DM halo/subhalo models

10:30-11:00 Coffee break/poster viewing

11:00-12:30 Parallel Sessions
Parallel 7: Particle & observational cosmology (Room C6.2.56, Chair: Ana Catarina Leite)
José Ricardo Correia: GPGPU Domain wall network simulations
Ivan Rybak: CMB anisotropies from cosmic strings with currents
João Vilas Boas: Freezing and thawing models for dynamical dark energy and varying couplings
Bruno Barros: Coupled Quintessence with LCDM background
Parallel 8: Space experiments (Room C1.4.14, Chair: Mário João Monteiro)
Rui Silva:  XIPE mission LIP contribution
Filipe Moura: LIP contribution to eASTROGAM mission
Miguel Moita: Development of a Dual Plane Polarimeter for Future Gamma‐ray Space Telescopes
João Ferreira: Exploring the Solar System using stellar occultations and Gaia

12:30-12:40 ENAA Photo

12:40-14:30 Lunch/informal meetings

14:30-16:00 Plenary Session (Room C6.2.56, Chair: Ciro Pappalardo)
Mário João Monteiro (IA, Porto): Opportunities and challenges in the Portuguese participation in ESA’s Science Program
Alberto Krone-Martins (CENTRA, Lisbon): The quest for the Grail: Gravitational Lenses with Gaia
João Ferreira (ROE, Edinburgh): A broad-band study of the evolving emission-line properties of high-z galaxies
Fernando Buitrago (IA, Lisbon): Is the local Universe devoid of ultra compact galaxies?

16:00-16:30 Coffee break/poster viewing

16:30-18:00 Plenary Session (Room C6.2.56, Chair: André Moitinho)
Helena Morais (UNESP): Orbital resonances at high relative inclination and Jupiter's first retrograde coorbital
Ana Brito (CENTRA, Lisbon): The Outer Layers of Eight Kepler F-Stars: The Relevance of Ionization Processes 
Cristina Fernandes (Ciência Viva): Resources on Space and STEM Careers
Rui Agostinho (IA, Lisbon): Using Mathematica in the Teaching of Astronomy 

18:00-18:15 Closing remarks (including SEA2018 information)

21:30-22:30 Public Event - "Ignite IAstro: Todo o Universo em 40 minutos
Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia