First Joint Solar Probe Plus-Solar Orbiter Workshop

September 2-4, 2015 -- Florence, Italy


"The Origins of the Heliosphere"

Workshop Program

A pdf copy of the program can be downloaded here: JointSPPSO_SCProgr.pdf

Tuesday, September 1, 2015


18:00 – 20:00 Registration and Poster Setup

19:00 – 20:30 Reception


Wednesday, September 2, 2015


08:00 – Registration & Poster Setup

08:30 – 08:45 Opening Remarks

08:45 – 09:15 M. Guhathakurta (Invited) “Contributions of Solar Probe Plus and Solar Orbiter to Interplanetary Space Weather”


SESSION 1. Heating and acceleration of the solar corona and solar wind


09:15 – 09:45 W. Matthaeus (Invited) “Turbulence effects from the largest to the smallest scales: Implications for Solar probe and Solar Orbiter science”

09:45 – 10:15 D. Telloni (Invited) “Remote sensing of waves and turbulence in the corona and inner heliosphere

10:15 – 10:30 O. Alexandrova “Turbulence in the solar wind as a permanent feature in the

Heliosphere: zoom on kinetic scales”

10:30 – 10:45 G. Zank “Turbulence Transport throughout the Heliosphere: super-Alfvenic and sub-Alfvenic flows”


10:45 – 11:15 Coffee


11:15 – 11:30 R. Bruno “On the Frequency Boundary Between Fluid and Kinetic Regimes During Solar Wind Expansion”

11:30 – 11:45 C. Chen “Nature of Kinetic Scale Turbulence in the Solar Wind”

11:45 – 12:00 S. Servidio “Kinetic effects in the turbulent solar wind: Vlasov simulations and observations”

12:00 – 12:15 P. Hellinger “Plasma Turbulence and Firehose Instability in the Expanding Solar Wind”

12:15 – 12:30 V. Pierrard “Study of the evolution of the velocity distribution functions of the solar wind particles as a function of the radial distance”

12:30 – 12:45 F. Malara “Generation of kinetic Alfvén waves in inhomogeneous magnetic structures: fluid and kinetic simulations”


13:00 – 14:30 Lunch and Posters


14:30 – 15:00 L. Matteini (Invited) “Constant magnetic field intensity and multi-fluid plasma motion in large amplitude solar wind turbulence: implications for measurements close to the Sun”

15:00 – 15:15 A. Verdini “Alfvénic turbulence and the heating of the solar wind”

15:15 – 15:30 L. Vlahos “Coronal heating from explosive events: a kinetic approach”

15:30 – 15:45 P. Isenberg “Kinetic Guiding-Center Model of Stochastic Heating on Coronal Hole Protons”


15:45 - 17:00 Coffee with Posters


17:00 – 17:15 L. Franci “High-Resolution Hybrid Simulations Of Kinetic Plasma Turbulence At Proton Scales”

17:15 – 17:30 A. Greco “Characterization of Magnetic Discontinuities from MHD to sub-proton scales”

17:30 – 17:45 K. Klein “Predictions for Solar Probe Plus: the Applicability of the Taylor Hypothesis and Signatures of Stochastic Ion Heating”

17:45 – 18:00 L. Strachan “Remote Sensing Detection of Suprathermal Particles and Waves during Coordinated Near-Sun Observations with Solar Probe Plus and Solar Orbiter”


18:00 – 20:00 Posters / Reception


Thursday, September 3, 2015


SESSION 2. Structure and dynamics of the plasma and magnetic fields at the sources of the solar wind.


08:45 – 09:15 D. Spadaro (Invited) “Physical Structure Of The Coronal Sources Of The Fast And Slow

Solar Wind”

09:15 – 09:45 S. Antiochos (Invited) “Implications of the S-Web for the Corona and Inner Heliosphere”

09:45 – 10:00 E. Sanchez-Diaz “The very slow solar wind: basic properties and origin”

10:00 – 10:15 A. De Groof “The coronal magnetic field structure between 1.3 and 2.5 solar radii:

How to bridge the gap between coronal loops and WL streamers”

10:15 – 10:30 G. Del Zanna “On the source regions of fast and slow solar wind”


10:30 – 11:00 Coffee and Posters


11:00 – 11:15 T. Zaqarashvili “Kelvin-Helmholtz instability of twisted jets in the solar atmosphere”

11:15 – 11:30 O. Panasenco “Formation and evolution of solar filaments and coronal

pseudostreamers”

11:30 – 11:45 M. Venzmer “From Helios to Solar Probe Plus - Solar wind extrapolations”

11:45 – 12:00 V. Bothmer “CMEs in the WISPR field of view”

12:00 – 12:15 P. Pagano “Study on the polarization ratio technique for 3d reconstruction of CMEs with METIS”

12:15 – 12:30 N. Pogorelov “Modeling Turbulent Solar Wind Flow with a Multi-Scale Fluid-Kinetic Simulation Suite”

12:30 – 12:45 R. Lionello “Thermodynamic 3D MHD Modeling of Coronal Jets”


13:00 – 14:30 Lunch and Posters


14:30 – 15:00 J. Linker (Invited) “Deducing the Dynamic Nature of the Solar Wind”

15:00 – 15:15 J. Rodman “Towards a robust F-corona model for heliospheric imaging instruments”

15:15 – 15:30 A. Petrosyan “Large-eddy simulations of compressible MHD turbulence

in space plasma”

15:30 – 15:45 K. Ko “Slow solar wind boundaries and implication for its formation”


SESSION 3. Particle acceleration and transport from the corona into the inner heliosphere


15:45 – 16:00 J. Giacalone “Hybrid Simulation of Charged Particles Accelerated by a Strong Quasi-Parallel Interplanetary Shock: Implications for the Injection Problem”

16:00 – 16:15 S. Perri “Superdiffusive Shock Acceleration At Interplanetary Shock Waves: Exploring The Heliosphere”

16:15 – 16:30 N. Meyer-Vernet “The complicated life of solar wind nanodust”


16:30 – 18:30 Coffee break and posters


20:00 Conference Dinner


Friday, September 4, 2015


08:45 – 09:15 E. Kontar (Invited) “Acceleration and transport of energetic particles in the solar corona and inner heliosphere: X-ray and radio signatures”

09:15 – 09:45 A. Rouillard (Invited) “Probing the origin of SEPs using multipoint imagery, numerical modeling and in‐situ measurements”

09:45 – 10:00 N. Agueda “Directional distributions of solar energetic particles in the inner

heliosphere”

10:00 – 10:15 M. Battaglia “Distributions of solar flare accelerated electrons derived from combined X-ray and EUV observations”


10:15 – 11:15 Coffee and Posters


11:15 – 11:45 R. Decker (Invited) “Energetic Particle Environment in the Outer Corona and Inner Heliosphere”

11:45 – 12:00 N. Gopalswamy “Extreme cases of shock formation in the solar corona”

12:00 – 12:15 A. Tenerani “Trigger of fast reconnection via current sheet collapse”

12:15 – 12:30 N. Vilmer “Coronal Type III bursts and their X-ray flare and interplanetary type III bursts counterparts”

12:30 – 12:45 O. Malandraki “Multi-spacecraft study of particle acceleration associated with dynamical small-scale magnetic islands in the inner heliosphere”


13:00 – 14:30 Lunch and Posters


14:30 – 15:00 A. Bemporad (Invited) “Recent results on CME-driven shocks and SEP acceleration with remote sensing data”

15:00 – 15:15 M. Janvier “Using in situ data to obtain the most generic shape of interplanetary CMEs”

15:15 – 15:30 S. Musset “Energetic electrons and electric currents during solar flares

15:30 – 15:45 G. Gloeckler “Solar wind and suprathermal tail velocity distributions in the inner heliosphere from ~10 to 100 solar radii”

15:45 – 16:00 G. Zimbardo “Energetic particle acceleration by shocks in the solar corona and superdiffusive shock acceleration”

16:00 – 16:15 L. Abbo “Slow solar wind sources: different contributions for future observation planning with Solar Orbiter and Solar Probe Plus”


16:15 – 17:00 General Discussion and Conclusion