Formation and Dynamical Evolution of Exoplanets

March 26 - April 1, 2017 | Aspen Center for Physics


Katherine Deck (Caltech)
Eric Ford (Penn State)
Frederic Rasio (Northwestern)
Hilke Schlichting (MIT)


o Planet formation theories in the context of recent exoplanet discoveries

o Long-term dynamical evolution and stability of multi-planet systems

o Orbital resonances and chaos

o Strong planet-planet interactions and collisions

o Formation and dynamics of circumbinary planets

o Ultra-short periods and planet-star interactions

o Tidal dissipation in planets and stars

o Highly inclined systems and hierarchical triples

o Short-term interactions and modeling of TTVs

  • List of Invited Paricipants

  • Scientific Program: a tentative schedule of talks should be ready by the end of February. Any participant not invited to give a talk is welcome to bring a poster. Posters will be on display in the main meeting area during the whole week. The conference will start with an opening reception on Sunday evening, March 26, and the scientific sessions will be from Monday morning, March 27, to Saturday morning, April 1.