Lorentz Center - Fitting the spectral energy distributions of galaxies from 17 Nov 2008 through 21 Nov 2008
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    Fitting the spectral energy distributions of galaxies
    from 17 Nov 2008 through 21 Nov 2008

 
Preliminary Program

Program

 

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Monday November 17th 2008

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09:00 - 10:30               Registration & Coffee

 

10:30 - 10:45               B. Groves & J. Walcher: Welcome & Introduction

10:45 - 11:05               Brent Groves: What makes a Spectral Energy Distribution?

11:05 - 11:25               Stephane Charlot: Challenges to stellar population models

11:25 - 11:45               Daniel Dale: The Spectral Energy Distributions for the 227 galaxies

in the Local Volume Legacy

11:45 - 12:05               Jarle Brinchmann: Lessons from 7 years of fitting SDSS data

12:05 - 12:25               Marijn Franx: SEDs of high-redshift objects: challenges and opportunities

 

12:25 - 14:00               Lunch

 

14:00 - 16:00               Time for break-away groups, discussions, time to share technical know-how

 

16:00 - 16:30               Coffee

 

16:30 - 17:30               Discussion – Brainstorm: Questions to this workshop?

                                    Chair: C.J. Walcher

           

17:30 - 18:30               Wine & Cheese party

 

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Tuesday November 18th 2008

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09:20 - 09:40               Claus Leitherer: Revised Galaxy SEDs with New Rotating Stellar Models

09:40 - 10:00               Laura Silva: Multi-wavelength SED modelling

10:00 - 10:20               Michael Dopita: How Unique are Solutions to SED fitting of Starbursts?

 

10:20 - 11:00               Coffee break

 

11:00 - 11:20               Roelof de Jong: Revisions of the M/L ratio (TBC)

 

11:20 - 11:40               JD Smith: The PAH Spectrum of Galaxies: an Elephant in the Room         

11:40 - 12:00               Anna Sajina: IR spectra of z~2 ULIRGs and obscured quasars

12:00 - 12:20            Mari Poletta: SEDs of AGN as a function of type and luminosity

 

12:20 - 14:00               Lunch

 

14:00 - 14:30               Groves & Poletta: Discussion on AGN

14:30 – 15:30              Time for break-away groups, discussions, time to share technical know-how

 

15:30 - 16:00               Coffee

 

16:00 - 16:20               Elisabete da Cunha: TA simple model to interpret the UV, optical and

IR emission of galaxies          

16:20 - 16:40               Ben Johnson: Near and far-IR in Spectral Modelling: Constraints from                 

                                    observations of Local Galaxies          

16:40 - 17:40               Chair: Dale - Discussion on SED Models

 


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Wednesday November 19th 2008

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09:20 - 09:40               Christian Wolf: A Review of photometric redshifts: state of the art, issues

and requirements

09:40 - 10:00               Mark Brodwin: How to “calibrate” photometric redshifts

10:00 - 10:20               Vera Margoniner: Photometric Redshifts and Signal-to-Noise

 

10:20 - 11:00               Coffee break

 

11:00 - 11:20               Tamas Budavari: A Unified Theory of Photometric Redshifts

11:20 - 11:40               Nick Ball: Robust Machine Learning Applied to Terascale Astronomical    

                                    Datasets

11:40 - 12:00               Vivienne Wild: Robust PCA of SEDs

12:00 - 12:20               Loretta Dunne: The Herschel ATLAS – opportunities for SED modellers  

 

12:20 - 13:30               Lunch

 

13:30 - 14:30               Photo-z Discussion

14:30 - 16:30               Time for break-away groups, discussions, time to share technical know-how

 

16:30                           Departure bus to Leiden

17:00 - 22:00               Leiden Boat-cruise and Conference dinner   

 

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Thursday November 20th 2008

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09:00 - 09:20               Samir Salim: Advantages and drawbacks of SED SFRs compared

to Ha and IR

09:20 - 09:40               Ariane Lançon: Stochastic fluctuations in the integrated properties

of star clusters

09:40 - 10:00               Andrew Schurer: Modellng the effects of dust evolution on the SEDs

of galaxies of different types

10:00 - 10:20               Brigitte Rocca-Volmerange: Metallicity and UV-FIR SEDs by galaxy

types with PEGASE

 

10:20 - 11:00               Coffee break

 

11:00 - 11:20               Paraskevi Tsalmantza: A semi-empirical library of galaxy spectra for Gaia                      

                                    purposes        

11:20 - 11:40               Jérémy Blaizot: Using SEDs from the Millenium Simulation

11:40 - 12:00               Scott Trager: Simulating stellar population observations using semi-analytic                    

                                    models

12:00 - 12:20            Ignacio Ferreras: Finding out about the formation of the most massive

            galaxies from slitless grism spectroscopy

 

12:20 - 14:00               Lunch

 

14:00 - 16:00               Time for break-away groups, discussions, time to share technical know-how

 

14:00                           Discussion session: What does the future bring? New instruments & surveys.

 

15: 00                          Tutorials: C.Leitherer: ”Online tools”, P.Franzetti:”GOSSIP

 

16:00 - 16:30               Coffee

 

16:30 - 17:30               Discussion – The parameter space of galaxies

                                    Chair: C.J. Walcher


 

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Friday November 21st 2008

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09:20 - 09:40               Hervé Aussel: Star formation rates, stellar masses, and extinction from the

COSMOS dataset

09:40 - 10:00               Stefano Zibetti: Stellar mass maps of resolved galaxies

10:00 - 10:20               Ciro Pappalardo: Non-parametric exploration of the star formation histories

of the inner and outer disks of cluster spirals

 

10:20 - 11:00               Coffee break

 

11:00 - 11:20               Pascal Oesch: Fitting SEDs to faint galaxies in the (z)COSMOS

11:20 - 11:40               Rita Tojeiro: VESPA: the present and the future

11:40 - 12:00               Pierre Ocvirk: Spectroscopic detection of the blue horizontal branch in

globular clusters

 

12:00 - 14:00               Lunch

 

14:00 - 14:30               Reynier Peletier: Conference Summary

14:30 - 15:30               Groves & Peletier: Final Discussion: “SED Fitting: what have we learnt and

what lies ahead?”

15:30 - 18:00               Departures & Final Planning groups

 

 

 

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