9 AM Welcome/Introduction
Session 1 - Defining the Issues
9:05-9:15 The Great Planet Debate: Motivations for the Conference (Hal Weaver)
9:15-9:30 The Dynamical-Based Definition of a Planet (IAU) (Hal Levison)
9:30-9:45 The Physical-Based Definition of a Planet (Mark Sykes)
9:45-10:15 The Challenges and Opportunities for Science Teachers (Larry Lebofsky)
10:15-10:30 Break
Session 2 - Planetary Formation Processes
10:30-11:00 Planets Beyond the Solar System: Diverse Exoplanets (Sara Seager)
11:00-11:30 Formation and Nature of the Jovian Planets (Jack Lissauer)
11:30-12:00 Characteristics of the Terrestrial Planets (John Chambers)
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:30 Properties of Ice-rich Planets (Bill McKinnon)
1:30-1:45 Binary Planets (Keith Noll)
1:45-2:45 Contributed Talks on Planet Formation
  1:45-2:00 Lissauer
  2:00-2:15 Lloyd
  2:15-2:30 Schmidt
  2:30-2:45 Mutchler
2:45-3:00 Break
3:00-3:45 Panel Discussion: How Do Formation Issues and Physical Characteristics Inform Planet Definitions? (Panelists are Jack Lissauer, Bill McKinnon, Sara Seager, Alan Stern, and David Weintraub; Moderator is Melissa McGrath)
3:45-4:30 Posters
4:30-5:45 Public Debate at Kossiakoff Center (Neil deGrasseTyson vs Mark Sykes)
6:30 PM Banquet at Kossiakoff Center


Session 3 - Planetary Dynamics
9 AM Welcome back
9:05-10:05 Planet Migration, Scattering, and Dynamical Clearing during Planetary System Formation (Renu Malholtra)
10:05-10:20 Break
Session 4 - Classification Schemes
10:20-10:50 Historical Background on Planet Definitions (Owen Gingerich)
10:50-11:10 The Case Against Defining "Planet" (David Morrison)
11:10-12:30 Contributed Talks on Alternative Planet Definition Schemes
  11:10-11:20 McFadden
  11:20-11:30 Ristvey
  11:30-11:40 Storrs
  11:40-11:50 Klein
  11:50-12:00 Kornfeld
  12:00-12:10 Laskiewicz
  12:10-12:20 Haeberle
  12:20-12:30 Aquilar
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:00 The Utility of the Dynamical-Based (IAU) Definition (Steven Soter)
2:00-2:30 The Utility of the Physical-Based Definition (Alan Stern)
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-3:45 Panel Discussion on Planet Classification Schemes and the role of The Great Planet Debate in Science and Education (Panelists are Owen Gingerich, Larry Lebofsky, Hal Levison, David Morrison, and Mark Sykes; Moderator is Laurie Leshin)
3:45-4:45 Poster Session
4:45-5:00 Closing Remarks for Science Sessions
5:00-6:45 Reception at Kossiakoff Center


Educator Workshop
9:00 - 9:10 Welcome Remarks (Hal Weaver)
9:10 - 9:30 The Great Planet Debate: Motivations for the Conference and Science Meeting Summary (Mark Sykes)
9:30  - 10:00 Discussions of the Debate and the Classroom Impacts (Mark Sykes, Jack Lissauer,  and Larry Lebofsky)
10:00 - 10:30 New Horizons: We are Headed to Pluto!  (Alan Stern)
10:30 - 11:00 Dawn: The Mission to Vesta and Ceres (Mark  Sykes)
11:00 - 12:00 How to Create a "What is a Planet" Activity (Heather Weir and the NH  Educator Fellows : Shirley Greene  (MT) and Linda Gauthier  (LA) )
12:00 - 12:30 Final Discussions (Moderated by Mark  Sykes)
12:30 Lunch  Discussions with scientists - informal and optional
2:00 Adjourn
planet definition, dwarf planets, pluto, ice dwarfs