Lorentz Center - Distribution of Mass in the Milky Way Galaxy from 13 Jul 2009 through 17 Jul 2009
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    Distribution of Mass in the Milky Way Galaxy
    from 13 Jul 2009 through 17 Jul 2009

 
Definite Program Distribution of Mass in the Milky Way

Definite Program Distribution of Mass in the Milky Way

 

Monday July 13, 2009

 

09.00 – 09.45            Registration / Coffee

09.45 – 10.00            Introduction

10.00 – 10.30            Binney “Tidal streams as probes of the distribution of mass in the MW”

 

10.30 – 11.00            Coffee break

 

11.00 – 11.30            Gomez “On the identification of substructure in phase-space”

11.30 – 12.00            Smith “Using 6D phase-space to probe the structure of the disk and halo: 

                                    analysis of SDSS equatorial plane”

12.00 – 12.30            Jin “Fitting orbits to streams in the Galactic halo”

 

12.15 – 14.00            Lunch Break

 

14.00 – 14.30            Klypin “Bars in galactic models with realistic DM halos”

14.30 – 15.00            Valenzuela “N-body simulations of the Milky Way bar”

15.00 – 15.30            Widrow “Dynamical models of the Milky Way, Andromeda, and Triangulum 

                                    Galaxies”

 

15.30 – 16.00            Coffee break

 

16.00 – 16.30            Athanassoula “Modelling spiral arms and rings with invariant manifolds

                                    Comparison with observations”

16.30 – 16.50            Romero-Gomez “ Modelling spiral arms and rings with invariant  manifolds.

                                    Application to the Galaxy”

 

17.00 – 19.30            Wine and Cheese party

 

 

Tuesday July 14, 2009

 

09.30 – 10.00            Reid “Galactic structure from parallaxes and proper motions of high mass star

                                    forming regions”

10.00 – 10.30            Fuchs “Kinematics of late type stars in the solar cylinder from SDSS”

 

10.30 – 11.00            Coffee break

 

11.00 – 11.30            Benjamin “Spitzer/GLIMPSE constraints on the spiral structure of the Galaxy”

11.30 – 12.00            Antoja “Moving groups:  Stellar kinematic constraints on galactic structure models”

12.00 – 12.30            Bovy “Inferring dynamics from kinematic snapshots (solar neighbourhood)”

 

12.30 – 14.00            Lunch Break

 

14.00 – 14.30            Sales “Clues to the formation of the galactic thick disk”

14.30 – 15.00            Moster “Can gas prevent the destruction of the stellar thin disk through minor 

                                    mergers?”

15.00 – 15.30            Lopez-Corredoira “Canis Major overdensity and Monoceros ring explained in terms 

                                    of pure Milky Way structure”

 

15.30 – 16.00            Coffee break

 

16.00 – 16.30            Zhao "Galaxies in Dark Matter with a fifth force"

16.30 – 17.00            Break for free discussions

 

17.30                          Bus departure to boat for Conference Dinner

18.00 – 22.00            Boat trip & Conference Dinner

22.00                          Bus departure via Leiden Train Station to Bastion Hotel and Lorentz Center

 

 

Wednesday July 15, 2009

 

10.00 – 10.30            Gillessen “The mass in the Galactic center”

 

10.30 – 11.00            Coffee break

 

11.00 – 11.30            Gerhard “What made-to-measure can do for modeling the Milky Way”

11.30 – 12.00            Hammersley “The inner Galaxy, bulge, and bar”

12.00 – 12.30            Rich “The bulge radial velocity essay”

 

12.30 – 14.00            Lunch Break

 

14.00 – 14.30            Steinmetz “How massive is the Milky Way?”

14.30 – 15.00            Rix “Measuring the mass of the Milky Way’s halo using distant halo stars from

                                    SDSS”

15.00 – 15.30            Read “Heated versus accreted thick discs in LCDM”

 

15.30 – 16.00            Coffee break

 

16.00 – 16.30            Koposov “A quantitative explanation of the observed population of Milky Way

                                    satellites”

16.30 – 17.00            Maccio “On the origin and properties of ultra faint Milky Way satellites”

 

 

Thursday July 16, 2009

 

09.30 – 10.00            Mayer (Changed title) “The formation of galaxies in cosmological simulations;

                                    successes and open issues across a range of mass scales”

10.30 – 11.00            Blitz “Evidence for m=1 and 2 modes in the dark matter of the Milky Way”

 

10.30 – 11.00            Coffee break

 

11.00 – 11.30            Gottlober “Constrained simulations of the local universe”

11.30 – 12.00            Kawata “Chemodynamical modeling of disk galaxies”

12.00 – 12.30            Koch “On the masses of the low-mass dwarf spheroidal satellites”

 

12.30 – 14.00            Lunch Break

 

14.00 – 14.30            Battaglia “The dark matter content of the Milky Way dwarf spheroidal galaxies from 

                                    DART survey at VLT/FLAMES”

14.30 – 15.00            Sanchez-Conde “Gamma-ray dark matter searches in the Milky Way”

15.00 – 15.30            Ruzicka “Spatial motion of the Magellanic Clouds”

 

15.30 – 16.00            Coffee break

 

16.00 – 16.30            Wu “LMC sets limits on CDM/MOND mass of the Milky Way”

16.30 – 17.00            CANCELLED: Wang “Schwarzschild models of galaxies” CANCELLED

 

Friday July 17, 2009

 

09.30 – 10.00            CANCELLED: Zentner “A new view of the substructure of Our Halo” CANCELLED

10.00 – 10.30            Libeskind “The satellites of the Milky Way”

 

10.30 – 11.00            Coffee break

 

11.00 – 11.30            Martin “Faint local group dwarf galaxies: an observer’s perspective”

11.30 – 12.00            Penarrubia “Tidal disruption of globular clusters in dwarf galaxies with triaxial dark 

                                    matter haloes”

12.00 – 12.30            Gan “Subhalo merging time-scales and spatial distribution from an analytical model”

 

12.30 – 14.00            Lunch Break

 

14.00 – 15.30            Discussion

15.30 – 16.00            Coffee break



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