Preliminary scientific program

Monday, 20 June 2016
Session 1 : "Observational constraints on the first stellar generations, galaxies and black holes”  (Chair: Max Pettini)
09:00-09:15 Welcome and logistics    
09:15-10:00 Dan Stark (topic review)
10:00-10:30 Laura Pentericci (invited)
CANDELS-z7: probing the reionization epoch with deep spectroscopy
10:30-11:00 Rychard Bouwens (invited)
Lyman-continuum Photon Production Efficiency of z=4-5 Galaxies.
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-11:50 Pascal Oesch
A spectroscopic redshift confirmation of a remarkably luminous galaxy at z=11.1
11:50-12:10 Ross McLure
The z=9-10 galaxy population in the Hubble Frontier Fields and CLASH surveys: The z=9 LF and further evidence for a smooth decline in UV luminosity density at z>8
12:10-12:30 Tommaso Treu
Spectroscopy of galaxies at cosmic dawn through a magnifying GLASS
12:30-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-14:20 Renske Smit
Insights into Lya and CIV emission from spatially resolved, lensed galaxies observed with MUSE
14:20-14:40 Ann Zabludoff
Attack of the Lyman-alpha Blobs: A Multi-Wavelength and Polarization Study
Session 2 : "Challenges in theoretical and numerical modeling of primordial stars, galaxies and black holes I: First galaxies and reionization"  (Chair: B. Semelin)
14:40-15:25 Volker Bromm (topic review)
15:25-15:55 Marta Volonteri (invited)
The first black holes
15:55-16:20 Coffee break
16:20-16:40 Sadegh Khochfar
The First Billion Years Simulation Project
16:40-17:00 Pierre Ocvirk
Introducing CoDa (Cosmic Dawn): Radiation-Hydrodynamics of Galaxy Formation in the Early Universe
17:00-17:20 John Wise
Physical and observable predictions for the first galaxies
17:20-17:40 Daniel Ceverino
FirstLight: Hydrodynamical Simulations of primeval galaxies at 10 pc resolution
17:40-18:00 Ricarda Beckmann
From seed to supermassive: growing high redshift black holes in cosmological simulations
18:00-18:20 L.Y. Aaron Yung
UV Luminosity Functions at z > 6 predicted by SAMs
18:30-21:00 Welcome reception (Paris Observatory, Cassini room)

Tuesday, 21 June 2016
Session 3 : "Modern statistical techniques to extract physical parameters from spectral energy distributions”  (Chair: C. Leitherer)
09:00-09:45 David Hogg (topic review)
09:45-10:15 Jarle Brinchmann (invited)
From an observed SED to physical parameters, a statistical journey
10:15-10:35 Yunkun Han
Bayesian interpretation of the spectral energy distributions of galaxies with BayeSED
10:35-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:20 Jacopo Chevallard
Modeling and interpreting the spectral energy distributions of galaxies with BEAGLE in the era of NIRSpec-JWST
11:20-11:40 Joel Leja
Extracting accurate physical properties from broadband photometry with a new generation of galaxy SED models
11:40-12:00 Elisabete da Cunha
Understanding the nature of dusty star-forming galaxies with MAGPHYS
12:00-12:20 Gabriela Calistro Rivera
AGNfitter: an MCMC approach to fitting spectral energy distributions of AGN and galaxies
12:20-12:40 Emma Curtis-Lake and David Stenning
Modelling SFR-stellar mass and mass-metallicity relations to be observed at high-redshift with JWST
12:40-14:00 Poster buffet (poster session with buffet lunch)
Session 4 : "Lessons from studies of lower-redshift analogs of primeval galaxies I: Low redshift and actual analogs"  (Chair: B. Siana)
14:00-14:45 Tim Heckman (topic review)
14:45-15:15 Dawn Erb (invited)
Star Formation and Feedback in Low Mass Galaxies at z~2
15:15-15:35 Alaina Henry
Lyman Alpha Emission from Green Peas: The Role of Circumgalactic Gas Density, Covering, and Kinematics
15:35-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-16:20 Aida Wofford
UV spectroscopy of extremely metal-poor nearby galaxies: clues for the interpretation of distant-galaxy observations
16:20-16:40 Bethan James
Exploring Feedback Effects on Parsec Scales Across Primordial Analogues
16:40-17:00 Amy Reines
Massive Black Holes in Nearby Dwarf Galaxies
17:00-17:20 Danielle Berg
The Evolution of C/O in Low Metallicity Galaxies
17:20-17:40 Matthew Hayes
Probing starburst feedback with OVI emission imaging
17:40-18:00 Poster presentations (1mn each): J. Ma, E. Mármol-Queraltó, N. Pirzkal, T. Rawle, E. Salvador-Solé, K. Vasei, K. Barrow, K. Osato, V. Robles, K. Wollenberg, M. Fioc, B. Johnson, B. Salmon, Y. Zhang  

Wednesday, 22 June 2016
09:00-09:20 James Dunlop
Deep ALMA imaging of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field
Session 5 : "Challenges in theoretical and numerical modeling of primordial stars, galaxies and black holes II: Galaxy assembly”   (Chair: P. Madau)
09:20-09:40 Anne Hutter
Exploiting 21cm-LAE synergies: constraints on reionization
09:40-10:00 Pratika Dayal
The earliest galaxies: probing cosmic dawn
10:00-10:20 Stephen Wilkins
Galaxy formation with BlueTides
10:20-10:25 Conference picture (outside)
10:25-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-11:10 Avishai Dekel
Key processes in the evolution of high-z galaxies
11:10-11:30 Matthew Smith
A critical view of the interstellar medium modelling in cosmological simulations
11:30-11:50 Michaela Hirschmann
Cosmic evolution of synthetic optical and UV nebular emission lines from massive galaxies
11:50-12:10 Michael Fall
Understanding Galaxy Formation from Deep Hubble Images: The Forward-Modeling Approach
12:10-12:35 Poster presentations (1mn each): B. Rocca-Volmerange, N. Bonaventura, A. Carnall, S. Greis, X. Kang, S. Ravindranath, M. Trevisan, Y. Götberg, J. Gutkin, A. Jaskot, A. Lupi, A. Vidal-Garcí, F. Zhang, A. Schauer, A. Katsianis, L. Barrufet, M. Paalvast, M. Safarzadeh, J. Zavala  
                            Free afternoon
19:00-23:00 Conference dinner (Ciel de Paris, Montparnasse tower)

Thursday, 23 June 2016
Session 6 : "Lessons from studies of lower-redshift analogs of primeval galaxies II: Around the peak of star-formation activity”   (Chair: T. Treu)
09:00-09:20 Stéphanie Juneau
Evolving Nebular Emission in Galaxies Across Cosmic Time
09:20-09:40 Irene Shivaei
The MOSDEF Survey: Dissecting the star-formation rate vs. stellar mass relation at z~2
09:40-10:00 Vera Patrício
Resolved properties of intermediate redshift extended arcs seen with MUSE
10:00-10:20 Ricardo Amorin
Low-z analogs of primeval galaxies: Witnessing the early build-up and chemical enrichment of star forming dwarf galaxies at z~3
10:20-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-11:10 Camilla Pacifici
LEGA-C + CANDELS: Star formation and metal enrichment histories of galaxies from combined spectroscopy and photometry
11:10-11:30 Anahita Alavi
Using Strong Gravitational Lensing to Study Dwarf Galaxies at High Redshifts
11:30-11:50 Paola Andreani
Forming galaxy clusters in fields around sub-millimetre lensed sources at redshift ~3
Session 7 : "Radiation from high-redshift sources and release of ionizing photons"  (Chair: T. Heckman)
11:50-12:35 Alice Shapley (topic review)
12h35-14h00 Lunch break
14:00-14:30 Eros Vanzella (invited)
Searching for ionizing sources at high redshift
14:30-14:50 Claus Leitherer
Direct Detection of Lyman Continuum Escape from Local Starburst Galaxies with the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph
14:50-15:10 Anne Verhamme On the link between Lyman-alpha and Lyman continuum escape from galaxies
15:10-15:30 Gustavo Bruzual
Refining the stellar and nebular UV together with the NIR emission in population synthesis models3
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-16:20 Anna Feltre
Ultraviolet emission lines as signposts of the ionizing sources within galaxies
16:20-16:40 Chuck Steidel
Reconciling the Stellar and Nebular Spectra of High Redshift Galaxies
16:40-17:00 Allison Strom The nebular spectra of z~2-3 star-forming galaxies: ionization, excitation, and chemical abundance patterns in KBSS-MOSFIRE
17:00-17:20 Naveen Reddy
Connection between Far-UV Reddening, Gas Covering Fraction, and the Escape of Ionizing Radiation at High Redshift
17:20-17:40 Jonathan Chardin
Large scale opacity fluctuations in the Lya forest: evidence for QSOs dominating the ionising UV background at z~5.5-6 ?

Friday, 24 June 2016
Session 8 : "Early chemical and dust enrichment of galaxies”  (Chair: M. Fall)
09:00-09:45 Roberto Maiolino (topic review)
09:45-10:15 Caitlin Casey (invited) : The ubiquity of coeval, massive dusty starbursts in galaxy cluster progenitors
10:15-10:35 Mariska Kriek
A Chemically Extreme Massive Quiescent Galaxy at z = 2.1
10:35-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:20 Sarah Bosman
The ULAS J1120+0641 sightline: intervening metal absorption up to z = 7
11:20-11:40 Jakob Walcher
The dawn of galaxy formation from a chemo-archeological perspective
Session 9 : "Feedback processes in young galaxies
and enrichment of the intergalactic medium”   (Chair: R. Somerville)
11:40-12:25 George Becker (topic review)
12h25-14h00 Lunch break
14:00-14:30 Yohan Dubois (invited)
AGN feedback and BH growth in high-redshift galaxies
14:30-14:50 Martin Bourne
Shaping galaxies with black hole feedback
14:50-15:10 Laura Keating
Testing the effect of feedback on the high-redshift IGM with metal-line absorbers
15:10-15:30 Ryan Trainor
Star-formation and Feedback in High-Redshift Dwarf Galaxies
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
Conference summary
16:00-16:45 Françoise Combes


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