2nd CO World Plenary Meeting

July 31st – August 2nd
Workation Hakuba ( )
(We recommend staying at the Hakuba Momi no Ki Hotel to facilitate discussion before and after the conference, but if the hotel is full, please consider staying at a nearby hotel)

Day 1 (7/31)
12:30-           Registration
13:00-13:50  Introductory Remarks Kitadai, Suzuki, Ueno, Ozaki
14:00-15:20 Session 1  Geochemistry: Habitability & Biosignature
Speakers: Hamano, Watanabe, Kawashima, Gilbert
15:40-17:00 Session 2  Geochemistry: CO atmosphere & CO world
Speakers: Sasakawa, Yoshida, Taki(Kurokawa), Ueno
17:20-18:00 Discussion: How CO world/atmosphere formed?
19:00-21:00 Meeting Dinner

Day 2 (8/1)
9:00-10:20 Session 3  Modeling of Biological Systems
Speakers: Ozaki, Seto, Smith
10:40-12:00 Session 4  Physiology of CO metabolism
Speakers: Suzuki, Asai (Ishii), Fukuyama, Chiba
12:00-13:00  Lunch
13:00-16:00 Table Discussion (Poster)
Table 1. How should initial CO ecosystems be modelled?
Table 2. Sophia CO world
Table 3. Factors determining CO atmospheric levels and organic matter production.
Table 4. Acetogen PSIA project
Table 5. How to demonstrate protometabolism, not only prebiotic chemistry
16:00-16:20 Wrap Up
16:40-18:00 Session 5  Chemical routes of metabolism
Speakers:Fujishiro, Watanabe, Yamamoto, Nakamura
18:00-20:00 Free Time
20:00-22:00 Night Session

Day 3 (8/2)
9:00-10:20 Session 6  Diversity & Evolution of CO metabolism
Speakers: Suzuki, Ohmae, Ishii, Shimizu (Amigura)
10:40-12:00 Session 7  Protometabolism
Speakers: Kitada, Li, Igarashi Yoshinobu
12:00-13:00  Lunch
13:00-14:50 General discussion: what would be a planetary environment that generate life?
15:00         End of Meeting