Discs in Galaxies 2016 - Scientific Programme

Day 1, Monday July 11th, 2016 (afternoon)
12:00-13:30 Registration (open until 14:00)  
13:30-13:45 Welcome and Logistics Richard Ellis
  R=Review (35+5), I=Invited (25+5), and Contributed (15+5)   
Session I - Galactic Discs: Fundamentals
  Chair - Andreas Burkert  

The Secular Evolution of Disc Galaxies and the Origin of Exponential and Double Exponential Surface Density Profiles

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.163067

Bruce Elmegreen (R)

Hierarchical star formation across galactic discs

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61550

Dimitrios Gouliermis

First results from the EMPIRE Nearby Galaxy Dense Gas Survey

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61534

Frank Bigiel

HI discs in nearby galaxies from the HALOGAS survey

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61595

Gyula I. G. Jozsa

The HIX galaxy survey: the most HI rich discs in the Southern hemisphere

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.163949

Katharina Lutz

Coffee/tea break  


The Origin of Turbulence in Galactic Discs

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.166709

Mark Krumholz (I)

Impact of galactic environment on star formation

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61564

Kathryn Kreckel

Impact of integrated parameters in the MaNGA local mass-metallicity relation

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61530

Jorge K. Barrera-Ballesteros

Star-forming regions in local galaxies & QSOs: size & scaling relations

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61561

Dieter Lutz

A fresh look on cosmic rays and magnetic fields in disc galaxies

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61541

Ralf-Jürgen Dettmar
18:05 END of Day 1  
18:15 Welcome Reception  
Day 2, Tuesday July 12th
08:00-09:00 Additional Registration  
  Chair - Eric Emsellem  

Regulating Star Formation in Galaxy Discs

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.166711

Eva Schinnerer (I)
09:30-09:50 The ISM structure and star formation process in nearby disc galaxies Andreas Schruba

Disentangling the evolution of S0 galaxies using spectral data cubes

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61557

Michael Merrifield

Disc Galaxies in the SDSS-IV/MaNGA IFU Survey

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.166708

Niv Drory (I)
10:40-11:10 Coffee/Tea break  
11:10-12:00 Panel discussion  
  END of Session I  
12:00-13:30 Lunch  
  Session II - The Emergence of Early Discs  
  Chair - Richard Ellis  
13:30-14:10 The Formation and Evolution of Massive Star Forming Disk Galaxies Reinhard Genzel (R)

Kinematics of z~2 star-forming galaxies with MOSDEF, CANDELS & MassiveFIRE

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.163483

Sedona Price

High resolution studies of lensed z~2 galaxies: kinematics & metal gradients

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61563

Nicha Leethochawalit

KMOS-3D: the mass budget in early star-forming galaxies

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61532

Stijn Wuyts

Revealing the assembly history of discs in galaxies through higher order stellar kinematics with SAMI      

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61539

Jesse van de Sande
15:30-16:00 Coffee/Tea break  
16:00-16:30 A new global stability parameter for disks Karl Glazebrook (I)
16:30-16:50 Falling outer rotation curves of star-forming galaxies at z~0.7-2.6 probed from KMOS-3D and SINS/zC-SINF Philipp Lang

Formation of bulges, discs and two component galaxies in the CANDELS survey at z<3

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61559

Berta Margalef-Bentabol

ALMA reveals rapid formation of a dense core for massive discs at z~2

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61546

Kenichi Tadaki

Early Disc Galaxies Revealed by Gravitational Lensing

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.163157

Tucker Jones (I)
18:00 END of Day 2  
Day 3, Wednesday July 13th, 2016
  Chair - Linda Tacconi  
08:30-09:00 Evolution of High-z Disks: Theoretical perspective Avishay Dekel (I)
09:00-09:20 The fate of giant star-forming clumps

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61545
Robert Feldmann
09:20-09:40 Disc assembly as seen by the SIGMA survey

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61600 
Susan Kassin
09:40-10:00 The build up of low-mass discs revealed by deep MUSE observations Nicolas Bouché
10:00-10:30 Coffee/Tea break  

Discs in Early Quiescent Galaxies

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.163153

Andrew (Drew) Newman (I)

The nature of star-forming disc galaxies in proto-clusters

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.163481

Tadayuki Kodama
11:20-12:00 Panel discussion  
  END of Session II  
12:00-13:30 Lunch  
  Session III - The Milky Way and Local Group  
  Chair - Bruce Elmegreen  

Galaxy Evolution at High Resolution: the New View of the Milky Way's Disc

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.163107

Jo Bovy (R)

The Most Detailed View of Astrophysics in a Spiral Disc: Lessons from the Panchromatic Hubble Andromeda Treasury

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.166707

Julianne Dalcanton (I)
14:40-15:00 Morphology & kinematics of neutral hydrogen in the vicinity of z~0 galaxies with Milky Way masses: a study with Illustris simulations

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61599
Guinevere Kauffmann

New Insight into the History & Evolution of M31's Disc

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.163939

Edouard Bernard
15:20-15:50 Coffee/Tea break  
15:50-16:20 Chemical abundance distributions in the Milky Way disk and their origin Maria Bergemann (I)

C, N and α-element abundances determine the formation sequence of the Galactic thin and thick discs

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61547
Gerry Gilmore
16:40-17:00 The chemodynamical evolution of the Milky Way disc

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61598
Andreas Just
17:00 END of Day 3  
19:00 Conference Dinner  
Day 4, Thursday July 14th, 2016
  Chair - Eva Schinnerer  
09:00-09:30 Satellites of the Milky Way’s Siblings Risa Wechsler (I)
09:30-09:50 Dynamic modelling of the inner Galactic barred disc

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61553
Matthieu Portail
09:50-10:10 Action-based dynamical modelling for the Milky Way disc

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61542
Wilma Trick
10:10-10:30 Gravitational scattering in the Galactic disc and the old high altitude open clusters

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61558
Bengt Gustafsson
10:30-11:00 Coffee/Tea break  
11:00-11:20 The Milky Way disc in its extragalactic context

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61556
Jeffrey Newman
11:20-12:00 Panel discussion  
  END of Session III  
12:00-13:30 Lunch  
  Session IV - Interfacing Theory with Observations  
  Chair - Risa Wechsler (TBC)  

Disc Galaxies: Building Blocks of the Universe

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.165159

Richard Bower (R)
14:10-14:30 Formation and evolution of Milky Way sized galaxies in high resolution cosmological zoom simulations

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61555
Robert Grand
14:30-14:50 Stellar radial migration in discs: quantification of churning & blurring

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61592
Anaelle Hallé
Dissecting disc and bulges with SAMI and Romulus

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61544
Dan Taranu
15:10-15:40 Coffee/Tea break  

Disc Dynamics in the Early Universe: instabilities, giant clumps, feedback & outflows

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.163061

Frédéric Bournaud (I)
16:10-16:30 The quiescent growth of galactic discs

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61536
James Binney

Role of gas in supporting global spiral structure in galaxies

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61593

Chanda Jog
16:50-17:10 The distribution of atomic hydrogen in simulated galaxies: morphologies, profiles & HI holes

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61528
Yannick Bahe

Star Formation Regulated by Disc Dynamics

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.163104

Florent Renaud (I)
17:40 END of Day 4  
Day 5, Friday July 15th, 2016
  Chair - James Binney  
09:00-09:30 Star formation and feedback in simulated galactic discs Stefanie (Steffi) Walch (I)
09:30-09:50 Using hydro simulations to interpret observed kinematic maps of star-forming galaxies

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61549
Raymond Simons
09:50-10:10 Ex-situ discs with Eris and Illustris Annalisa Pillepich
10:10-10:30 Survival of pure disc galaxies over the last 8 billion years

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61551  
Sonali Sachdeva
10:30-11:00 Coffee/Tea break  
11:00-11:20 Understanding the baryonic cycle: confronting galaxy physics with the mass-metallicity relation and dust content over cosmic time

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.61554
Gergö Popping

Galactic winds and the angular momentum of simulated disc galaxies

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.163109

Shy Genel (I)
11:50 - 12:30 Concluding Panel Discussion