Program

Program

Full Program with Abstracts (PDF)

Note – there will be some last minute changes due to travel delays

All sessions are in MDCL 1110 . This lecture room is the SE corner of the Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning. There is an open area with large windows the the SE corner of the building (behind the lecture theatre) where poster boards will be located and coffee will be served.

The python workshop is confirmed for Sunday 19th beginning at 2 pm until 5:20 pm. The sessions will include

2-3 pm Introduction to python (setup) Speaker: Ben Keller
3-3:20 pm Coffee
3:20-4:20 pm yt Guest speaker: Nathan Goldbaum
4:20-5:20 pm pynbody Guest speaker: Andrew Pontzen

Python workbooks from sessions

Welcome reception on the evening of Sunday 19th, 7 pm onwards. There will be someone on site from 6:30 pm or so and you can get your name tag at the reception.
Location: Ye Olde Squire , 875 Main St W, Hamilton, downstairs in “Paddy’s Den”.
Light food and drinks will be provided ( Walking directions from MDCL )

MONDAY

   
     

9:00

Simon White (K)

The baryon content of dark halos

9:25

Alex Richings

Non-equilibrium chemistry in simulations of galaxy formation

9:40

 Nathan Goldbaum

Mass Transport and ISM Phase Balance in Simulations of Gravitationally Unstable Disk Galaxies

9:55

Samantha Benincasa

Pressure-driven regulation of star formation in simulated galaxies

10:10

Hui Li

Star cluster formation in cosmological simulations

10:25

Brian Devour

Measuring Dust and Inclination Effects on the Luminosities and Structures of Galaxies

     

10:40

COFFEE

 
     

11:10

Stephane Courteau

Understanding the Tight Scatter in Galaxy Scaling Relations

11:25

Federico Lelli

Structure and Dynamics of Nearby Galaxies from SPARC

11:40

Daniela Carollo

The age structure of the Milky Way’s halo

11:55

Ashley Bemis

Investigating Dense Gas and Star Formation in the Antennae Galaxies (NGC 4038/39) using ALMA

12:10

Angus Mok

Comparing the ISM and Star Formation Properties of Nearby Spiral Galaxies in Different Environments

12:25

Traci Johnson

Resolving the physical scale of star formation in a lensed galaxy at z=2.5

     

12:40

LUNCH

 
     

2:30

Eric Bell (K)

Supermassive black holes as the regulators of star formation in galaxies

2:55

Michael Tremmel

Dancing to ChaNGa: Supermassive Black Hole Mergers in Romulus

3:10

 Ben Keller

Superbubbles, Supernovae, and Deregulating Galaxies:  Too Big Not to Fail

3:25

 Chad Bustard

A Versatile Family of Galactic Wind Models

3:40

 Miao Li

How do Supernovae Launch Galactic Winds?

3:55

Robbert Verbeke

Realistic dwarf galaxy simulations with Pop III feedback and how to “observe” them

     

4:10

COFFEE

 
     

4:40

Gwendolyn Eadie

A Hierarchical Bayesian Method for Determining the Galactic Mass Profile

4:55

Nicole Drakos

Energy truncation of NFW profiles as a possible explanation for tidally stripped halo density profiles

5:10

Stephen Pardy

Tidal Interaction between the Magellanic Clouds: A Challenge for their Past Orbits

5:25

Marcel S. Pawlowski

The Satellite Galaxy Plane Problem: Biases and Baryons

5:40

Catherine Fielder

Spin Correlation within Milky Way Satellites

5:55

Jacob Bauer

Growing Disks in Cosmologial Zoom-in Simulations

     
7 pm Banquet Radius 151 James St. S
     

TUESDAY

   
     

9:00

Arianna Di Cintio (K)

Is LCDM dead? The vital role of baryon physics in
understanding our Universe

9:25

Michael Petersen

Dark Matter Trapping by Stellar Bars: The Shadow Bar

9:40

Tim Haines

Detecting the Presence of Dark Matter in a Wobbling Disk

9:55

Jonathan D. Sloane

Using Galaxy Simulations to Quantify the Uncertainty in Direct Detection of Dark Matter

10:10

Dan Taranu

Modelling and simulating galaxies with SAMI

10:25

Lindsay Holmes

Non-Parametric Fitting of Disk Galaxy Photometry for a Sub-set of CALIFA Galaxies

     

10:40

COFFEE

 
     

11:10

Andrew Pontzen

Understanding quenching using a new approach to galaxy formation simulations

11:25

Azi Fattahi

The cold dark matter content of Galactic dwarf spheroidals: no cores, no problem

11:40

David Williamson

Chemodynamical Evolution of Dwarf Galaxies in a Tidal Field

11:55

Isabel Santos-Santos

Dust emission in simulated dwarf galaxies using GRASIL3D

12:10

Aaron E. Watkins

Testing galaxy evolution through deep imaging

12:25

 Bert Vandenbroucke

Shadowfax: a public moving-mesh code

     

12:40

LUNCH

 
     

2:30

James Taylor (K)

The Galaxy-Subhalo Connection

2:55

Joel Roediger

A Newfound Behaviour in the Red Sequence Towards Low Galaxy Masses

3:10

Gandhali Joshi

Hidden in plain sight: Mass segregation using galaxy analogues in simulations

3:25

Emmet Golden-Marx

The High-Redshift COBRA Galaxy Cluster Survey

3:40

Rachel Paterno-Mahler

Swift Initial Characterization of a Strong Lens Cluster Sample

3:55

Jesse Golden-Marx

The Impact of Environment on the Stellar Mass – Halo Mass Relation

     

4:10

COFFEE

 
     

4:40

Harisah Mehmood

Morphological changes in galaxies within cluster environments

4:55

Sandrine Codis

Galaxy clustering in the large-deviation regime

5:10

Anastasia Kasparova

Dark matter – dark methods

5:25

Marcel van Daalen

Constraining Galaxy Formation Through Clustering

5:40

Meagan Lang

The Non-parametric Concentration of Dark Matter Halos in Cosmological N-body Simulations

     
8 pm Origins Public Lecture
Simon White
All from Nothing: the structuring of our Universe
MDCL 1105
     

WEDNESDAY

   
     

9:00

Mike Hudson (K)

Dark matter halos and large-scale filaments from weak gravitational lensing

9:25

Claes-Erik Rydberg

The search for high-redshift primordial objects

9:40

Paul Charlton

Dark Matter Halos and Galaxy Morphology

9:55

Chiamaka Okoli

Concentration, ellipsoidal collapse, and the densest dark matter haloes

10:10

Elisabetta Valiante

The Herschel-ATLAS survey: main results and data release

10:25

Kazuyuki Ogura

A survey for over-density regions through high-z DLAs

     

10:40

COFFEE

 
     

11:10

Jacobo Asorey Barreiro

Measuring Large Scale Structure with photometric surveys using angular corrleations

11:25

Stephen Turnbull

Peculiar Velocities as probes of gravity, and growth of structure

11:40

Dritan Kodra

Statistical methods for photo-z improvements with CANDELS

11:55

Marcelo Alvarez

A Fast Pipeline for Full Sky Mock Observations

12:10

George Stein

Primordial non-Gaussianity with Large Scale Structure

12:25

Philippe Berger

Simulating cosmic 21 cm emission below the resolution scale

     

12:40

LUNCH

 
     

2:30

Matthew Johnson (K)

Constraining cosmological ultra-large scale structure using numerical relativity

2:55

Zimu Khakhaleva-Li

Cosmic Reionization on Computers.  Ultraviolet Contimuum Slopes and Dust Opacities in High Redshift Galaxies

3:10

Rongpu Zhou

Devloping photo-z testbed data for LSST

3:25

Niayesh Afshordi

Probing Dark Matter Nanostructure

3:40

James Mertens

Computing Observables in an Inhomogeneous Universe using Numerical Relativity

     

3:55

COFFEE

 
     

4:25

J Richard Bond

Polarization at Low Multipoles from the Planck HFI Instrument and the Reionization Epoch of the Universe

4:40

Duncan Watts

Measuring the Largest Angular Scale CMB B-mode Polarization with Galactic Foregrounds on a Cut Sky

4:55

 Derek Inman

Cold Dark Matter-Neutrino dipole in N-body simulations

5:10

 Haoran Yu

Differential Neutrino Condensation onto Cosmic Structure

Standard talks are 15 minutes (12 + 3 minutes questions).

There will be a banquet on the evening of Monday 20th at:
Radius 151 James St. S, Hamilton. Banquet tickets should be purchased when you pay the registration fee.

· Simon White (MPA, Garching) has confirmed as a speaker. He will give a public talk on the evening of June 21st entitled:
“All from Nothing: the structuring of our Universe”