Scientific Programme

1) From the high-redshift Universe to local galaxies
1a) Atomic, and molecular tracers at z > 6
1b) Dust, atomic, and molecular tracers of peak star formation (z ~ 2)
1c) Molecular tracers of the central engine in AGNs
1d) Mapping molecular cloud chemistry on Galactic scales

2) The Milky Way: Chemical transformations with star formation and feedback
2a) Molecular tracers of the central engine
2b) Star formation in the Milky Way
2c) Chemical tracers of feedback (PDRs, winds, and outflows)
2d) General cloud chemistry (PAH detection in dark clouds)
2e) Development of molecular complexity
2f) Evolved stars

3) Planet Formation and Exoplanets
3a) Protostars and protostellar disk chemistry
3b) Protoplanetary disk chemistry
3c) Exoplanetary atmosphere composition and chemistry
3d) Linking formation to exoplanet characteristics

4) The Solar System Record
4a) Meteoritic composition and planet formation
4b) Cometary and Asteroid composition
4c) Giant planet and satellite composition

5) Grounding Information: Laboratory Astrophysics and Theory
5a) Gas phase chemistry
5b) Ices and molecular complexity
5c) New techniques in molecular spectroscopy
5d) Planetary and satellite atmospheres

6) Looking to the future (missions and facilities)