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Monday June 14 Tuesday June 15 Wednesday June 16 Thursday June 17 Friday June 18

Monday June 14 2010

8:30 Registration
9:15 Welcome

First stars

9:30 Eline Tolstoy, Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of Groningen
Evolution of Nearby Dwarf Galaxies (I)
10:05 Else Starkenburg, Kapteyn Astronomical Institute
The search for extremely low-metallicity stars in dwarf galaxies using the NIR Ca II triplet
10:30 Evan Kirby, Calteche
The Elemental Abundance Distributions of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies

10h55: Coffee break

11:40 Martin Tafelmeyer, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Chasing the most metal-poor stars in the Local Group dwarf Spheroidal galaxies
12:05 Giuliana Fiorentino, Kapteyn Institute
Variable stars in Dwarf Galaxies: key-tools to constrain distances and stellar content

12h30: Lunch

Star Formation history and Chemical enrichment

14:30 Sebastian Hidalgo, University of La Laguna & Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias
The LCID project: star formation history of isolated, Local Group dwarf galaxies
14:55 Matteo Monelli, Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias
The star formation histories of the Magellanic Clouds
15:20 David L Nidever, University of Virginia
Revealing the Stellar Periphery of the Small Magellanic Cloud
15:45 Denija Crnojevic, Astronomisches Rechen Institut
Dwarf galaxies beyond our doorstep: the Centaurus A group

16h10: Coffee break and Poster viewing


17:10 Daniel Kunth, CNRS
The interplay between massive stars, WR stars and HI-HII chemical enrichment in star-forming galaxies (I)
17:45 Bethan James, Space Telescope Science Institute
Investigating the Chemical Homogeneity of Low-Metallicity Blue Compact Dwarf Galaxies Using Integral Field Spectroscopy
18:10 Alexei Moiseev, Special Astrophysical Observatory
What controls the gas random motions in dwarf galaxies?
18:35 Michael Rauch
High Redshift Dwarf Galaxies from Lyman alpha Emission and Absorption

19h10: Welcome cocktail

Tuesday June 15 2010

ISM and star formation

9:00 Evan Skillman
Gas and Star Formation in Dwarf Galaxies (I)
9:35 Jayaram Chengalur, NCRA/TIFR
FIGGS: The Faint Irregular Galaxy GMRT Survey
10:00 Suzanne Madden, SAp, CEA, Saclay
The Dust and Gas properties of Low Metallicity Dwarf Galaxies as Viewed by the Herschel Space Observatory

10h25: Coffee break and poster viewing

Dwarf ellipticals

11:30 Thorsten Lisker
Early-type dwarf galaxies: origin, characteristics, cosmological relevance (I)
12:05 Mina Koleva, IAC/CRAL
Population gradients in diffuse elliptical galaxies

12h30: Lunch

14:30 Elisa Toloba, UCM (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
The origin of dwarf early-type galaxies in the Virgo cluster
14:55 Samantha Jane Penny, University of Nottingham
The effect of local environment on cluster dwarf galaxies

Globular clusters, UCDs cEs

15:20 uncan Forbes, Swinburne University
The Dwarf galaxy - Ultra Compact Dwarf - Globular Cluster connection
15:45 Michael Hilker, ESO
A census of ultra-compact dwarf galaxies in nearby galaxy clusters
16:10 Kristin Chiboucas, Gemini Observatory
UCDs in the Coma Cluster

16h35: Coffee break

17:20 Alister William Graham, Swinburne University
Central massive objects in dwarf galaxies
17:45 M.E. Sharina, Special Astrophysical Observatory RAS
Observational properties of globular clusters in dwarf galaxies
18:10 Thomas H. Puzia, Herzberg Institute of Astrophyics
Chemodynamics of Compact Stellar Systems in NGC 5128
18:35 Myung Gyoon Lee, Seoul National University
Wandering Globular Clusters: the First Dwarf Galaxies in the Universe?

Wednesday June 16 2010

Distribution and luminosity function of dwarfs

9:00 Brent Tully, University of Hawaii
The Galaxy Luminosity Function in Groups (I)
9:35 Dmitry Makarov, Special Astrophysical Observatory of RAS
Groups of dwarf galaxies in the Local Supercluster
10:00 Arna M Karick, Liverpool John Moores University
The HST/ACS Coma Cluster Treasury Survey: The nature of dwarf galaxies deep in the heart of Coma
10:25 Russell Smith, University of Durham
Ages and element abundances on the faint red sequence

10h50: Coffee break

Satellites, streams, ultra-faint galaxies

11:30 Eva K. Grebel, University of Heidelberg
Satellites in the Local Group and other nearby groups (I)
12:05 Jason Kalirai, STScI
The SPLASH Survey: Comparing Internal Kinematics, Abundances, and Dynamical Masses of Milky Way and M31 dSphs

12h30: Lunch

14:30 Alan Walker McConnachie, Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics
The comparative anatomy of dwarf galaxies: a tool for understanding galaxy evolution
14:55 Nicolas Martin, Max Planck Institute for Astronomy
The complexity of faint Local Group dwarf galaxies
15:20 David Sand, Harvard University
The structure and star formation history of the new Milky Way satellites
15:45 David Martinez-Delgado, Max-Planck-Institute fur Astronomy
Stellar tidal streams in spiral galaxies of the Local Volume

16h10: Coffee break and Poster viewing

17:10 Adam Ruzicka, Institut f. Astronomie, Univ. Wien
Local kinematics in the solar neighborhood and the formation of the Magellanic Stream
17:35 Gurtina Besla, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA
The Formation of the Magellanic Stream
18:00 Pierre-Alain Duc, Laboratoire AIM, CEA Paris Saclay
Ultra faint dwarf galaxies in the Next General Virgo cluster Survey

Thursday June 17 2010

Models of formation and evolution

9:00 Lucio Mayer, University of Zurich
The formation and morphological evolution of dwarf galaxies in a hierarchical Universe (I)
9:35 Gerhard Hensler, Institute of Astronomy, University of Vienna
The morphological origin of dwarf galaxies (I)
10:10 Yves Revaz, EPFL
Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies : from observations to models and vice versa

10h35: Coffee break

11:20 Joss Bland-Hawthorn, University of Sydney/University of Oxford
The smallest galaxies in the Local Group
11:45 Sven De Rijcke, Ghent University
The anisotropy of cluster dwarf galaxy populations
12:10 Isabel Franco-Rico, Astronomisches Rechen Institut
A stellar population picture of galaxy harassment

12h35: Lunch

14h00: Free afternoon

20h00: Conference diner

Friday June 18 2010

Cosmology and Dark matter

9:00 Matthew Walker, Institute of Astronomy
Dark Matter in Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies (I)
9:35 Stefan Gottloeber, Astrophysical Institute Potsdam
The CLUES-project: Constrained Local UniversE Simulations
10:00 Jorge Penarrubia, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge
The impact of dark matter cusps and cores on the dSph population

10h25: Coffee break

11:10 Gary Mamon, IAP, France
Predicting which dwarfs are young and which are old
11:35 Sam Geen, Oxford Astrophysics
The role of feedback in Milky Way satellite galaxy formation using high resolution simulations
12:00 Qi Guo
From dwarf Spheroidals to cDs: simulating the full galaxy population in a LCDM cosmology

12h25: Lunch

Dwarf galaxy studies in the future

14:00 Julianne Dalcanton
Dwarf galaxy studies in the future (I)
14:35 Beth Willman, Haverford College
Searches for resolved ultra-faint galaxies in the next decade
15:00 Giuseppina Battaglia, ESO Garching
Spectroscopy of resolved stellar populations in dwarf galaxies with the European Extremely Large Telescope
15:25 Roland Bacon, CRAL-Observatoire de Lyon
MUSE: Observation of dwarf galaxies

15h50: Coffee break


16:20 S. White

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