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OORT MEETING on Galaxy Formation - May 9 11, 2001

 

OORT MEETING on Galaxy Formation - May 9 11, 2001

 

OORT Building, 3rd Floor, Lorentz Center, Leiden University

 

 

P R O G R A M

 

 

Tuesday May  8

 

 

09 -17:00 Registration at the Lorentz Center, allocation of offices, and computer accounts

 

17:00    Welcome drink at the Leiden Observatory, Oort Building, 5th floor

 



Wednesday May 9

 

09:00 - 09:05 Practical details, the Lorentz Center

 

09:05 - 09:15 Introductory remarks, Jim Peebles

 

 

 

Session 1.

Chair: David Hogg

 

Evidence in galaxy luminosity, color, morphology, and mass functions at high redshift and low for departures from pure local (closed box) evolution

 

9:15 -10:00   Hogg, Franx, Ellis 

 

Coffee break

 

10:30-12:30 Discussion

Lunch



Session 2.

Chair: Kennicutt

 

Star formation histories inferred from distant and local star populations and interstellar and intergalactic gas

 

14:00 -15:00 Kennicutt, Madau, Wyse, Charlot

 

Tea break

 

15:30 -17:30 Discussion

 

 

 


Thursday May 10

Session 3. Chair: Silk

 

Galaxy formation histories of the present morphological types, ellipticals to irregulars, and whatever else is present at higher

redshifts

 

09:00-10:00 Silk, Wolfe, Steidel, Lilly

 

Coffee break

 

10:30-12:30 Discussion

Lunch



Session 4. Chair: Efstathiou

 

Clustering and the environmental dependence of galaxy formation and

evolution

 

14:00 -14:45  Efstathiou, Colless, Cowie

 

Tea break

 

15:15 -17:15  Discussion

Friday May 11

 

Session 5. Chair: Fukugita

 

Critical tests of structure formation models, including CDM and its variants

 

09:00 -10:00 Fukugita, Frenk, Ostriker, Kauffmann

 

Coffee break

 

10:30 -12:30 Discussion

Lunch



Session 6. Chair: Franx

 

How have the discussions at this meeting changed or reenforced

our ideas on how the galaxies formed?

 

14:00-14:20 Peebles, White

14:20-16:20 Discussion

 

16:20-      Discussion continued over Wine and Cheese in the

Common Room

 



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