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2006 Mini-Workshop: The End of the Dark Ages
From First Light to Reionization
Workshop Schedule

Monday, March 13, 2006
7:45 - 8:30am Pick up from Hotels to STScI
8:00 - 9:00am Registration, Coffee & Pastries
9:00 - 9:15am Welcome
9:15 - 9:45am Probing Reionization with z>6 QSOs - Rick White
9:45 - 9:50am Discussion
9:50 - 10:05am Feedback Effects of the First Stars on Nearby Halos - Kyungjin Ahn
10:05 - 10:10am Discussion
10:10 - 10:25am Fuse and HST Observations of the Hell Lyman Alpha Forest - Gerard Kriss
10:25 - 10:30am Discussion
10:30 - 11:00am Break
11:00 - 11:40am The Twilight Zone of Reionization - Steven Furlanetto
11:40 - 11:45am Discussion
11:45 - 12:25pm 21cm Constraints on Reionization - Benedetta Ciardi
12:25 - 12:30pm Discussion
12:30 - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30 - 2:10pm Probing Reionization with Lyman Alpha Sources - Sangeeta Malhotra
2:10 - 2:15pm Discussion
2:15 - 2:55pm Numerical Simulations of Reionization - Ilian Iliev
2:55 - 3:00pm Discussion
3:00 - 3:15pm Environmental Effects on Population III Protostellar Accretion Rates - Brian O’Shea
3:15 - 3:20pm Discussion
3:20 - 3:45pm Break
3:45 - 4:25pm Probing the reionization with the CMB: observational status and prospects after WMAP - Olivier Dore
4:25 - 4:30pm Discussion
4:30 - 4:45pm Cosmological Parameter Estimating using 21 cm Radiation from the Epoch of Reionization - Matt McQuinn
4:45 - 4:50pm Discussion
4:50 - 5:05pm The First Constraints on Reionization from GRBs - Tomonori Totani
5:05 - 5:10pm Discussion
5:10 - 5:25pm A Population of Old and Massive Galaxies at z>5 - Tommy Wiklind
5:25 - 5:30pm Discussion
5:30 - 7:00pm Reception
7:00 - 7:45pm Return trip to Hotels from STScI
Tuesday, March 14, 2006
7:45 - 8:30am Pick up from Hotels to STScI
8:00 - 9:00am Coffee & Pastries
9:00 - 9:30am Interpreting Searches for Reionization Sources - Mike Fall
9:30 - 9:35am Discussion
9:35 - 9:50am Chemical Evolution and Galaxy Formation: A New Synthesis Reveals the First Stars - Jason Tumlinson
9:50 - 9:55am Discussion
9:55 - 10:10am Galaxies at Redshift Beyond 5: Star Formation Rates, Stellar & Implications for Reionization - Elizabeth Stanway
10:10 - 10:15am Discussion
10:15 - 10:27am Selecting Candidate z~6-7 AGN from Extreme X-ray/Optical Sources (EXOs) - Anton Koekemoer
10:27 - 10:30am Discussion
10:30 - 10:50am Break
10:50 - 11:30am Observational Properties of Redshift 6 Galaxies - Rychard Bouwens
11:30 - 11:35am Discussion
11:35 - 12:05pm New Results on Cosmic Reionization and the 21 cm Background - Paul Shapiro
12:05 - 12:10pm Discussion
12:10 - 12:25pm Searching for Lyman Alpha Beyond Reionization - Elizabeth Barton
12:25 - 12:30pm Discussion
12:30 - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30 - 2:10pm The History of Reionization - Renyue Cen
2:10 - 2:15pm Discussion
2:15 - 2:30pm Star Formation History of the Ultra Deep Field - Rodger Thompson
2:30 - 2:35pm Discussion
2:35 - 3:15pm The Properties of the Intergalactic Medium at High Redshift - Lennox Cowie
3:15 - 3:20pm Discussion
3:20 - 3:45pm Break
3:45 - 4:25pm Observing Complexities of Reionization - James Rhoads
4:25 - 4:30pm Discussion
4:30 - 4:45pm The End of the Reionization Epoch Probed by Lyman alpha Emitters at z=6.5 - Nobunari Kashikawa
4:45 - 4:50pm Discussion
5:00 - 5:45pm Return trip to Hotels from STScI
Wednesday, March 15, 2006
7:45 - 8:30am Pick up from Hotels to STScI
8:00 - 9:00am Coffee & Pastries
9:00 - 9:15am Probing the Cosmic Dark Ages with HST and JWST - Massimo Stiavelli
9:15 - 9:20am Discussion
9:20 - 9:35am Science with the James Webb Space Telescope - Jonathan Gardner
9:35 - 9:40am Discussion
9:40 - 10:20am The Role of Ground-based Observations in Future studies of High Redshift Galaxies - Richard Ellis
10:20 – 10:25am Discussion
10:20 - 10:45am Break
10:45 - 11:00am Older Galaxies in the Early Universe tell better stories about Reionization - Nino Panagia
11:00 - 11:05am Discussion
11:05 - 11:20pm Clustering and Feedback in the early stages of Reionization - Roban Kramer
11:20 - 11:25pm Discussion
11:25 - 11:40pm Clustering of Lyman Alpha Emitters and Dropout Galaxies at z=3-7 - Masami Ouchi
11:40 - 11:45pm Discussion
11:45 - 12:00pm Sources of Reionization - Massimo Ricotti
12:00 - 12:05pm Discussion
12:05 - 12:20pm Discovery of a New Population of Evolved and Massive Galaxies at Very High Red-shifts - Bahram Mobasher
12:20 - 12:25pm Discussion
12:25 - 12:30pm Closing Remarks