Program

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Tuesday 16 May 2017    
Time Speaker Institution Title
11:00  Registration opens
12:30  LUNCH  
   Session 1 (Chair: Joao Bento)
13:30  Matthew Colless
 ANU  Welcome
13:40  Stuart Ryder  AAO  ITSO Overview
14:00  Mita Brierley
 AAL  Australian National Access to 8m Optical Telescope Facilities
14:20  Chris Tinney  UNSW  Brown Dwarf Science with Magellan
14:40  Nikole Nielsen
 Swinburne  The Geometry and Kinematics of Circumgalactic Gas with Galaxy Orientation
15:00  Martin Asplund
 ANU  Are open clusters chemically homogeneous?
15:20  Stephanie Bernard  U. Melbourne  Keck spectroscopy of z ~ 7 galaxies: probing the physics of reionisation
15:40  AFTERNOON TEA    
16:10  Chris Curtin
 Swinburne  DECam detection and Keck Spectroscopy of Ongoing High Redshift Superluminous Supernovae
16:30  Jeff Cooke
 Swinburne  Resolving a 40 year-old mystery on the nature of gas clouds in the early Universe
16:50  Devika Kamath
 Macquarie/AAO  A Newly Discovered Binary Stellar Evolutionary Class: Dusty Post-RGB Stars
17:10  Matthew Colless ANU  MANIFEST destiny - why MOS and IFS instruments are needed on ELTs
17:30  END    
       
       
Wednesday 17 May 2017    
Time Speaker Institution Title
   Session 2 (Chair: David Yong)
09:30  Lisa Kewley  ANU  The chemical & star formation history with Keck
09:50  Igor Andreoni  Swinburne  The present and the future of the DWF program
10:10  Rebecca Allen
 Swinburne  The Size Evolution of Star-forming Galaxies to z~7 Using ZFOURGE
10:30  MORNING TEA
   
11:00  James Allison
 CASS  ASKAP and ITSO: Understanding feedback and fuelling radio galaxies
11:20  Tiantian Yuan
 ANU  The Formation of Spiral Arms at High-redshift through IFS Observations
11:40  Tho Duy Do
 ADFA  Silicates in the embedded YSOs and the ISM revealed by Mid-IR spectroscopy
12:00  Sarah Sweet
 Swinburne  The z=1 stellar mass - size relation with better-than-Hubble resolution from the Gemini multi-conjugate adaptive optics
12:20  Erik Kool  Macquarie  First results from Project SUNBIRD: Supernovae UNmasked By InfraRed Detection
12:40  Rob Wittenmyer  USQ  Super-Earth or mini-Neptune? Understanding the nature of planets discovered by the K2 mission
13:00  Symposium Photo    
13:05  LUNCH    
   Session 3 (Chair: Devika Kamath)
14:00  David Yong
 ANU  Chemical Abundances from Spinstars
14:20  Duncan Forbes
 Swinburne  The SLUGGS Survey
14:40  Anshu Gupta
 ANU  Origin of a cluster-scale gradient in the gas-phase ISM metallicity
15:00  Anna Marino  ANU  Multiple stellar populations in NGC6934
15:20  AFTERNOON TEA    
15:50  Steven Janowiecki
 ICRAR/UWA  Do HI-rich galaxies at z~0.2 have turbulent disks?
16:10  Carolina Salgado
 ANU  Investigating globular cluster abundance anomalies in SMC Intermediate-Age Star Clusters
16:30  Garry Foran  Swinburne  The Lyman-alpha Project: Exploring relationships between key spectroscopic features and galactic properties over cosmic time
16:50  Luca Casagrande  ANU  Investigating the age structure of the Milky Way disc
17:10  END    
19:00  Symposium Dinner    
       
       
Thursday 18 May 2017    
Time Speaker Institution Title
   Session 4 (Chair: Stuart Ryder)
09:30  Blair Conn  ANU  The true nature of newly discovered ultra-faint Milky Way satellites
09:50  Anna Zovaro  ANU  Breaking free: jets, gas and star formation in young, nearby radio galaxies
10:10  Keith Bannister  CASS  Optical constraints on Extreme Scattering Events
10:30  MORNING TEA
   
11:00  Uros Mestric
 Swinburne  Selection and characterization of Lyman Continuum Galaxies
11:20  Tiantian Yuan
 ANU  ZFIRE: spectroscopic survey of galaxies at z >2 in field and cluster environment
11:40  P. Frederic Robert
 Swinburne  Analyses of near-pristine gas clouds detected with Keck-HIRES
12:00  Dougal Mackey
 ANU
 Mapping the Magellanic outskirts with DECam
12:20  Christina Baldwin  Macquarie  Early-Type Galaxy Stellar Populations in the Near-Infrared
12:40  Juan Madrid  CASS  The faintest galaxies
13:00  Mike Ireland  ANU  Young circumstellar environments at high angular resolution: The curious case of LkCa15
13:20  Stuart Ryder  AAO Symposium Summary
13:30  LUNCH    
14:30  END    
       
       
       

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