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Transiting Exoplanets with JWST

Science Meeting
November 16 - 18, 2015
STScI, Baltimore MD

This workshop provided a forum for the transiting exoplanet community to learn about and discuss the capabilities of JWST to characterize transiting exoplanets. Talks informed potential observers about the cutting edge science that JWST will enable. Discussion sessions allowed for community dialog on how best to enable transiting exoplanet science with JWST. As JWST proposal opportunities approach, this workshop served as an important opportunity to understand how JWST will impact the field of transiting exoplanet science.

Invited Speakers

Joanna Barstow (University of Oxford)
Adam Burrows (Princeton University)
David Charbonneau (Harvard University)
Julien de Wit (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Neale Gibson (European Southern Observatory)
Mercedes Lopez-Morales (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
Victoria Meadows (University of Washington)
Caroline Morley (University of California, Santa Cruz)

Science Organizing Committee

Nikole Lewis (Space Telescope Science Institute, Chair)
Suzanne Aigrain (University of Oxford)
Adam Burrows (Princeton University)
Drake Deming (University of Maryland)
Heather Knutson (CalTech)
Mercedes Lopez-Morales (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA)
Mark Marley (NASA Ames)
Peter McCullough (Space Telescope Science Institute)
Sarah Seager (MIT)
David Sing (University of Exeter)
Jeff Valenti (Space Telescope Science Institute)