Seventh Solar Information Processing Workshop - August 18-22, 2014, La Roche-en-Ardenne, Belgium


Here is the program in pdf.

The final version of the abstract book is available here.
Sunday, August 17
@ 13:16, 14:16, 15:16, 16:16, 17:17, 18:17, 19:14 Shuttle busses from Marloie Railway station to Conference center
19:00 Welcome reception
Monday, August 18
8:30 9:00 Registration
9:00 9:15 Welcome
9:15 9:55 A whistle-stop tutorial on observational turbulence studies: Background and motivation for a statistical treatment – K. Kiyani
Session 2 : Optimal combination of in-situ and imaging data.
9:55 10:30 Invited: Combining HI and in situ observations to constrain CME evolution - C. Möstl
10:30 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 12:30 Invited: Processing and Analyzing Images of Coronal Mass Ejections - T. Howard
Visual Verification of Coronal Mass Ejections in ENLIL Ensemble Simulations through Optical Flow Analysis - A. Bock
The new CORIMP CME catalog & 3D reconstructions - J. Byrne
12:30 14:00 Lunch at Le Floreal
14:00 14:40 Kinematic of CMEs using SECCHI/HI observations - N. Srivastava
3D morphological reconstruction of CMEs and CME-driven shocks from SECCHI COR and HI1 observations and their link to in-situ measurements - L. Feng
Splinter Session
14:40 15:00 Presentation of the Working Groups
15:00 16:00 Working group session (more information)
16:00 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 18:00 Poster presentation for Sessions 1, 2, 3
18:00 20:00 Demo-session (more information)
19:00 20:00 A taste of regional beers & Snack
End of the day
Tuesday, August 19
9:00 9:40 Introduction to supervised learning – R. D’Ambrosio
Session 4: Tracking of small scale magnetic features and its applications
9:40 10:30 Invited: Small-scale magnetic structure at the solar surface - M. Schüssler
10:30 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 12:30 Invited: Surface magnetic flux and its evolution - C. Parnell.
Magnetic Feature Tracking and the Small-Scale Solar Dynamo - D. Lamb
Analysis of long-term magnetic flux transport on the solar surface by auto-tracking technique of patches. - Y. Iida
12:30 14:00 Lunch at Le Floréal
14:00 15:00 Calculating solar differential rotation by automatic tracking of CBPs with hybrid PSO-Snake algorithm - E. Shahamatnia
Can flux cancellation build-up magnetic flux ropes? - S. Yardley
Continuous Solar Magnetic Carpet - A. Gorobets
15:00 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 16:30 Poster presentation for Sessions 4, 5, and extra-session posters
Micro-workshop session
16:30 19:00 Micro-workshop (more information)
End of the day
Wednesday, August 20
Session 3: How well can we predict solar eruptions and disturbances?
9:00 10:30 Invited: The Physics Behind Flare Prediction and Present Methods for Flare Forecasting - G. Barnes
Invited: : Machine Learning for Solar Flare Prediction - R. D'Ambrosio
10:30 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 12:30 Automated Detection of δ-spots. - S. Padinhatteeri
Image patch analysis and clustering of sunspots: A dimensionality reduction approach - K. Moon
Systematic measurements of global variations in the coronal magnetic field using ``EIT waves'' - D. Long
Solar Demon - Detecting Flares, Dimmings and EUV waves on SDO/AIA images - E. Kraaikamp
12:30 14:00 Lunch at Le Floréal
Session 5: Origin of variability and prediction of solar wind.
14:00 15:00 Invited: A multi-scale approach to the analysis of anisotropic plasma turbulence (or studying turbulence wearing wavelet spectacles) - K. Kiyani
A multifractal analysis of air temperature signals based on the wavelet leaders method - A. Deliège
15:00 15:30 Coffee break
Working group session
15:30 17:30 Working group session (more information)
18:00 Sharp!  Departure for Bastogne
(stop at Panoramic view in Nadrin and at Mardasson in Bastogne)
19:30 Conference dinner
Return to La Roche around 23:30
Thursday, August 21
Session 1: Power laws in solar physics: observations and proper estimation.
9:00 10:30 Invited: On Power-law Distributions of Observed Solar Features - C. Parnell
Invited: Bayesian Analysis of Power Law Models in High-Energy Astrophysics and in Solar Physics - D. van Dyk
10:30 11:00 Coffee Break
Session 5: Origin of variability and prediction of solar wind.
11:00 11:45 Invited: Turbulence, nonlinear dynamics, and sources of intermittency and variability in the solar wind. - W. Matthaeus
Future SIP Challenges
11:45 12:30 Invited: Imaging Techniques for High-Resolution and Instantaneous Observations of the Solar Corona - F. Kamalabadi
12:30 14:00 Lunch at Le Floréal
14:00 15:00 Report from the Working groups
Panel discussion
15:00 15:15 Big Data, Big Challenges, and Big Ideas in 21st Century Astrostatistics - David Van Dyk
15:15 17:00 Panel discussion on SIP challenges (more information)
17:00 19:00 Social activities
19:30 BBQ (organized by Le Floréal) See barbecue page for more info.
Friday, August 22
@ 7:45, 8:45, 9:45, 10:45, 11:45 Shuttle busses from Conference center to Marloie Railway station (~40 minutes journey)