26-29 Sep 2017 Bordeaux (France)

Astrochemical conference KIDA2017

Scientific goal of the conference

Astrochemistry is a highly pluri-disciplinary field gathering scientists from astrophysics, physics and chemistry. As such, communication is not always easy and requires some efforts from each side. In this context, the KInetic Database for Astrochemistry (KIDA) was created several years ago to assemble the gas-phase chemical reactions and associated parameters used in the context of astrochemical numerical simulations. In 2016, the KIDA database was extended to include reactions at the surface of the grains.

To promote the field of astrochemistry and advertise the efforts made to improve the kinetic data for the interstellar medium, we organize workshops bringing together the different fields of research.

The KIDA 2017 Astrochemical workshop will take place in Bordeaux from September 26 to 29. Four research topics will be addressed:


· Gas-phase processes

· Surface processes

· Astrochemical observations

· Astrochemical modelling



Important dates

October 15th, 2016: First annoucement

March 1st, 2017: Second annoucement and opening of registration

July 10, 2017: End of abstract submission

End of July, 2017: Annoucement of the selected talks and posters

August 31, 2017: End of registration fees


Invited speakers

· Marcelino Agundez 

· Daniela Ascenzi

· Teddy Butscher

· Emeric Bron

· Stephanie Cazaux

· Cecilia Ceccarelli

· Ilse Cleeves

· Viviana Guzman

· Eric Herbst

· Kevin Hickson

· Baptiste Joalland

· Ralf Kaiser

· Martin McCoustra

· Jennifer Noble

· Jaime Pineda

· Ana Lopez Sepulcre



Pierre Gratier (LAB, Bordeaux, France)

Nadia Balucani, (UNIPG, Perugia, Italy) 

Marco Minissale (PIIM, Marseille, France)

Dimitri Semenov (MPE, Heidelberg, Germany)

Charlotte Vastel (IRAP, Toulouse, France)

Valentine Wakelam (LAB, Bordeaux, France)



Cécile Arnaudin (LAB, Bordeaux, France)

Anne Dutrey (LAB, Bordeaux, France)

Thomas Vidal (LAB, Bordeaux, France)

Valentine Wakelam (LAB, Bordeaux, France)





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