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Review Talks (RT): 30+5 min

Invited Talks (IT): 20+5 min

Contributed Talks (CT): 15 min

Monday (02/05)
Chair: Anita Zanella  
09:00 - 09:15 Conference Welcome
09:15 - 09:50 Simon Driver (RT): Bulges in the cosmological context
09:50 - 10:00 Open questions and discussion
10:00 - 10:35 Paola di Matteo (RT): Bulge properties from a theoretical perspective: what do they tell us about the Milky Way bulge
10:35 - 10:45 Open questions and discussion
Chair: Francesca Fragkoudi  
19:00 - 19:35 Stijn Wuyts (RT): High-redshift clumpy disks and bulge formation from observations DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6546636
19:35 - 19:45 Open questions and discussion
19:45 - 20:20 Manuela Zoccali (RT): Overview on the observational properties of the Milky Way bulge
20:20 - 20:30 Open questions and discussion
Wednesday (04/05)
Chair: Dimitri Gadotti  
09:00 - 09:25 Mattia Sormani (IT): The formation of nuclear discs and rings in simulations
09:25 - 09:50 Patricia Sanchez-Blazquez (IT): Stellar populations and the formation of central structures in disc galaxies
09:50 - 10:15 Aura Obreja (IT): Bulges in cosmological simulations DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.6546005
10:15 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:30 Discussion 1: Chemo-dynamical properties of bulges (Chairs: Elena Valenti & Chris Brook)
Chair: Camila de Sá Freitas  
19:00 - 19:25 Melissa Ness (IT): The 3D chemo-dynamical structure of the Milky Way bulge
19:25 - 19:50 Jairo Mendez-Abreu (IT): Box/Peanuts in disc galaxies
19:50 - 20:15 Guo Yicheng (IT): Physical properties and evolution of star-forming clumps at high redshifts DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6544549
20:15 - 20:30 Break
20:30 - 21:30 Discussion 2: Chemo-dynamical properties of bulges (Chairs: Martin Bureau & Lodovico Coccato)
Friday (06/05)
Chair: Lodovico Coccato  
09:00 - 09:25 Peter Erwin (IT): Composite bulges
09:25 - 09:50 Marc Huertas-Company (IT): The importance of galaxy mergers for bulge formation
09:50 - 10:15 Thorsten Naab (IT): High-redshift clumpy discs and bulge formation in simulations
10:15 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:30 Discussion 3: Formation of bulges and future perspectives (Chairs: Jesus Falcon-Barroso & Victor Debattista)
Chair: Elena Valenti  
19:00 - 19:25 Miroslava Dessauges-Zavadsky (IT): High-redshift clumpy galaxies: a lensing perspective
19:25 - 19:50 Cristina Chiappini (IT): The chemical evolution of teh Milky Way bulge
19:50 - 20:15 Oscar Gonzalez (IT): The Milky Way bulge in the ELT/JWST era: future perspectives
20:15 - 20:30 Break
20:30 - 21:30 Discussion 4: Formation of bulges and future perspectives (Chairs: Livia Origlia & Bruce Elmegreen)
Contributed Talks

Discussion 1:

Anke Arentsen: Kinematics of (very) metal-poor stars in the Milky Way bulge region DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6542118

Daniel Ceverino: Bulge formation through clump migration and compaction at high-z in the VELA simulations DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6520179

Luca Costantin: Bulges as red-nugget relics in massive disk galaxies 

Adriana de Lorenzo Caceres: Galaxy’s anatomy: witnessing the growth of dissected bulges 

Deanne Fisher: DYNAMO Survey: An Upclose View of Clumpy, Turbulent Galaxies 

Francesca Fragkoudi: The formation and properties of the Milky Way's bar and bulge according to cosmological simulations 

Giulia Pagnini: On the dearth of C-enhanced metal-poor stars in the Galactic bulge DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.6546797

Jesse van de Sande: Dissecting the anatomy of the Galactic bulge through chemo-dynamic analysis of its siblings DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6522950


Discussion 2:

Hua Gao: Demographics of bulges in the Carnegie-Irvine Galaxy Survey (CGS) DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6542112

Ignacio Gargiulo: Bulge formation in MW and M31 like galaxies: recent results from the Auriga and TNG50 simulations 

Minghao Guo: A New Channel of Bulge Formation via the Destruction of Short Bars 

Keerthana Jegatheesan: BUDDI-MaNGA: Exploring bulge formation scenarios DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6540378

Sandor Kruk: Revealing the cosmic evolution of boxy/peanut-shaped bulges DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6539328

Andrea Kunder: The BRAVA-RR Lyrae stars: New metallicities and kinematics of the old spheroidal bulge stars 

Madeline Lucey: The chemodynamics of the (metal-poor) Milky Way Bulge stellar populations 

Annagrazia Puglisi: Sub-millimetre compact galaxies as a key population to understand the build-up of bulges at high-z 

Anita Zanella: The contribution of high-redshift star-forming clumps to bulge formation and galaxy evolution 


Discussion 3:

Camila de Sá Freitas: Disentangling the light from nuclear discs: deriving stellar ages and the epoch of bar formation DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.6547626

Francesco R. Ferraro: Fossil fragments from the hierarchical assembly of the Galactic bulge DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6538552

Wako Ishibashi: An alternative formation path for galactic bulges?

Tommaso Marchetti: BDBS + Gaia EDR3 cleaning of the CMDs: implications for the age of the Galactic bulge DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6539473

Marie Martig: Constraining the connection between mergers and classical bulges from an observational point of view DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6543931

Jason Sanders: Variable stars across the Galactic Bulge and Nuclear Stellar Disc DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6545482

Sandro Tacchella: From the variability of star formation to the formation of bulges 


Discussion 4:

Dimitri Gadotti: Nuclear discs in external galaxies and the Milky Way: building "bulges" without mergers DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6538540

Federico Lelli: Stellar bulges and regularly rotating disks in high-z galaxies DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6538483

Kalina Nedkova: How have galaxy components grown in size since z=2? 

Michael R. Rich: The Blanco DECam Bulge Survey: 500 million sources in 200 square degrees 

Francesca Rizzo: From z ~ 4.5 starburst galaxies to massive quiescent systems 

Alvaro Rojas-Arriagada: Stellar populations in the Galactic bulge through the eyes of recent spectroscopic surveys DOI:10.5281/zenodo.6543948

Milena Valentini: The evolution of bulges in a cosmological context: formation, kinematics, and chemical evolution