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Morning Session

9:30-9:40    Welcome and Introduction

9:40-10:20   Physical Cosmology from Newton to Lemaitre - Malcolm Longair - Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, UK 
10:20-11:00 Formation of Galaxies and Large-Scale Structure - Konrad Kuijken - Sterrewacht Leiden, NL

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break + poster session*

11:30-12:10 The Discovery of the Accelerating Universe - Ariel Goobar - Stockholm University, S
12:10-12:50 The Cosmic Microwave Background  after the Planck Mission and its Implication for Cosmology - Christophe Ringeval - Université catholique de Louvain, B


12:50-14:00 Lunch Break (sandwich lunch at the venue) + poster session*

Afternoon session

14:00-14:30 Cosmological Questions addressed by the ESA Space Science Programme - Mark McCaughrean - ESA 
14:30-15:10 Gravitational Radiation.  The Next Diagnostics for the Early Universe and Cosmic Evolution - Bernard Schutz - Albert Einstein Institute, Potsdam, D
15:10-15:50 Towards a Quantum Theory of Lemaitres Big bang - Thomas Hertog - KU Leuven, B

16:00-17:05 Lemaitre. The ScientistJean-Pierre Luminet - Observatoire de Paris-Meudon, F

                      Lemaitre. The Man - Dominique Lambert - UCL and UNamur, B


Inauguration and reception

17:15 -18:00 Inauguration plaque at the Premonstreit College

18:00: Reception 


* Invited posters only