IR Retreat 2015

IR Retreat 2015 (Dec 09-12)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wednesday Dec 09
arrival at Ringberg
14:00
COFFEE in the Lecture Room Foyer
and check-in
Session
Time
Duration
Speaker or Coordinator
Title/Event
Introduction
14:30
00:10
welcome and logistics
14:40
00:50
Reinhard Genzel
 "State of the Union" of the IR group
Overview of Main Science Programs and Goals for a General Audience
15:30
00:30
Jason Dexter
Galactic Center Science Overview
16:00
00:20
COFFEE
16:20
00:30
Emily Wisnioski
Galaxy Evolution Science Overview
16:50
00:30
Andreas Schruba
Nearby Galaxy Science Overview
Start of the NAOJ-MPE session
17:20
00:20
Taddy Kodama
NAOJ Overview
17:40
00:20
Kotaro Kohno
IoA Overview
18:00
00:20
Discussion
18:30
DINNER
20:00
Social event
Feuerzangenbowle und Plätzchen
 
Thursday Dec 10
Session
Time
Duration
Speaker
Title/Event
08:00
BREAKFAST
MPE NAOJ Collaboration
09:00
00:30
Linda Tacconi
PHIBSS Status and next steps with ALMA
Coordinators:  Natascha Förster Schreiber and Linda Tacconi
09:30
00:30
Kotaro Kohno
ALMA Deep Surveys
10:00
00:30
Kentaro Motohara
The University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory
10:30
00:40
COFFEE
11:10
00:30
Taddy Kodama
Mahalo-Subaru, SWIMS-18, and Gracias-ALMA
11:40
00:30
Yusei Koyama
Galaxy anatomy
12:10
00:20
Discussion
12:30
LUNCH
Science Cases for Gravity
Coordinator:  Frank Eisenhauer
14:00
00:30
Frank Eisenhauer
GRAVITY Overview and update
14:30
00:30
Idel Waisberg
Theoretical aspects of GC GRAVITY
15:00
00:30
Stefan Gillessen
Science with the ATs
15:30
00:40
COFFEE
16:10
00:30
Philipp Plewa
update on G2 and stellar orbits
16:40
00:30
Discussion
17:10
00:00
17:10
01:00
Splinter Sessions and Free time
18:30
DINNER
Current Concerns of Students and Postdocs
19:45
01:30
Coordinators:  Eva Wuyts and Philipp Plewa
Question and answer discussion session
Location:  Roter Salon
 
Friday, Dec 11
Session
Time
Duration
Speaker
Title/Event
08:00
BREAKFAST
Next Steps in AGN Science
09:00
00:25
Leonard Burtscher
Prospects for the AGN Large Programme
coordinators Ric Davies and Eckhard Sturm
09:25
00:25
Eckhard Sturm
Molecular  Outflows: Status and Plans
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09:50
00:25
Natascha Förster Schreiber
Ubiquitous high-z outflows
10:15
00:30
COFFEE
Overview of Galaxy Evolution Simultions
10:45
00:40
Thorsten Naab
Overview of Galaxy Evolution Simultions
Highlights in astrochemistry and transition disks
11:25
00:25
Ewine van Dishoeck
Overview:  Protostars and Disks in the ALMA Era
11:50
00:20
Ewine van Dishoeck & Eckhard Sturm
CO Ladder:  Galactic vs Extragalactic
12:10
00:20
Ewine van Dishoeck & Thomas Mueller
Latest Excitement on Icy Solar System Bodies (Comets and TNOs)
12:30
LUNCH
Career/Soft skills topic
14:00
01:20
Josef Schubert and Marcus Plattner
Overview from the Central Engineering Divisions
Central Divisions
15:20
00:40
COFFEE
16:00
01:30
Stijn Wuyts
My view of the astronomy faculty job market
Sirio Belli and Rodrigo Herrera-Camus
My view of the astronomy postdoc job market
Retreat Summary and Discussion
17:30
00:50
Reinhard Genzel
18:30
Bayerisches Buffet
DINNER
20:00
Hexenzimmer
 
Saturday, Nov 22
08:00
BREAKFAST and Checkout
 
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