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2006 May Symposium Agenda

Sunday, May 7, 2006
3:45 - 4:30pm Shuttle Service from Hotels (Colonnade, Carlyle, and Hopkins Inn) to STScI
4:00 - 7:00pm Registration & Reception
7:15 - 7:45pm Return trip to hotels from STScI
Monday, May 8, 2006
7:45 - 8:30am Pick up from hotels to STScI
8:00 - 9:00am Registration, Coffee & Pastries
9:00 - 9:10am Welcome
Matt Mountain
Chair: Jennifer Wiseman
9:10 - 9:40am Theories of Massive Star Formation
Mark Krumholz
9:40 - 9:55am Discussion
9:55 - 10:25am Formation of Pop III Stars
Volker Bromm
10:25 - 10:40am Discussion
10:40 - 11:10am BREAK
11:10 - 11:40am Observations of Massive Star Formation
Nimesh Patel
11:40 - 11:55am Discussion
11:55 - 12:25pm Observations of Massive Star Formation
Barbara Whitney
12:25 - 12:40pm Discussion
12:40 - 12:55pm Piercing Through Massive Star-forming Regions with Gamma-ray Burst Afterglows
Hsiao-Wen Chen
12:55 - 1:00pm Discussion
1:00 - 2:00pm Lunch
Chair: Nino Panagia
2:00 - 2:30pm Theories of Massive Star Formation
Ian Bonnell
2:30 - 2:45pm Discussion
2:45 - 3:15pm Massive Star Formation in the Galactic Center
Donald Figer
3:15 - 3:30pm Discussion
3:30 - 4:00pm BREAK
4:00 - 4:30pm Star Formation in Orion
Massimo Robberto
4:30 - 4:45pm Discussion
4:45 - 5:00pm An X-ray Tour of Massive Star-forming Regions with Chandra
Leisa Townsley
5:00 - 5:05pm Discussion
5:05 - 5:35pm Massive stars: Their feedback effects in the local universe
Sally Oey
5:35 - 5:50pm Discussion
6:00 - 6:30pm Return trip to hotels from STScI
Tuesday, May 9, 2006
7:45 - 8:30am Pick up from hotels to STScI
8:00 - 9:00am Coffee & Pastries
Chair: Pieter van der Kruit
9:00 - 9:30am The IMF in Clusters
Bruce Elmegreen
9:30 - 9:45am Discussion
9:45 - 10:15am Observations of Clusters
Brad Whitmore
10:15 - 10:30am Discussion
10:30 - 11:00am BREAK
11:00 - 11:30am Embedded Clusters
Kelsey Johnson
11:30 - 11:45am Discussion
11:45 - 12:00pm Multiplicity of Massive Stars - Clues and Consequences
Hans Zinnecker
12:00 - 12:05pm Discussion
12:05 - 12:20pm Population III Signatures in Extragalactic Globular Clusters
Thomas Puzia
12:20 - 12:25pm Discussion
12:25 - 12:40pm On the Binarity of Eta Carinae
Theodore Gull
12:40 - 12:45pm Discussion
12:45 - 2:00pm Lunch
Chair: John Hillier
2:00 - 2:30pm Evolution of Massive Stars
Norbert Langer
2:30 - 2:45pm Discussion
2:45 - 3:15pm Winds from Massive Stars
Rolf-Peter Kudritzki
3:15 - 3:30pm Discussion
3:30 - 4:00pm BREAK
4:00 - 4:30pm Nucleosynthesys in Pop III Stars
Jason Tumlinson
4:30 - 4:45pm Discussion
4:45 - 5:00pm Optically Observable ZAMS O Stars
Nolan Walborn
5:00 - 5:05pm Discussion
5:05 - 5:20pm Metallicity Dependent Winds from Wolf-Rayet Stars
Paul Crowther
5:20 - 5:25pm Discussion
5:25 - 5:40pm The Progenitor Stars of Core-Collapse Supernovae
Stephen Smartt
5:40 - 5:45pm Discussion
5:45 - 6:00pm The Role of Giant LBV Eruptions in the Evoution of Vary Massive Stars
Nathan Smith
6:00 - 6:05pm Discussion
6:05 - 6:35pm Return trip to hotels from STScI
Wednesday, May 10, 2006
7:45 - 8:30am Pick up from hotels to STScI
8:00 - 9:00am Coffee & Pastries
Chair: William Blair
9:00 - 9:30am From Progenitor to Afterlife
Roger Chevalier
9:30 - 9:45am Discussion
9:45 - 10:15am Life and Death of Pop III Stars
Alexander Heger
10:15 - 10:30am Discussion
10:30 - 11:00am BREAK
11:00 - 11:30am Pair Instability Supernovae
Evan Scannapieco
11:30 - 11:45am Discussion
11:45 - 12:15pm Ultraluminous X-ray Sources
Guiseppina Fabbiano
12:15 - 12:30pm Discussion
12:30 - 12:45pm Studying GRB Environments and Progenitors with Absorption Spectroscopy
Derek Fox
12:45 - 12:50pm Discussion
12:50 - 2:00pm Lunch
Chair: Donald York
2:00 - 2:30pm Long GRBs
Andy Fruchter
2:30 - 2:45pm Discussion
2:45 - 3:15pm Short GRBs
Neil Gehrels
3:15 - 3:30pm Discussion
3:30 - 4:00pm BREAK
4:00 - 4:30pm Magnetars
Victoria Kaspi
4:30 - 4:45pm Discussion
4:45 - 5:15pm Microquasars
Felix Mirabel
5:15 - 5:30pm Discussion
5:30 - 8:00pm Symposium Dinner (STScI)
8:00 - 8:45pm Return trip to hotels from STScI
Thursday, May 11, 2006
7:45 - 8:30am Pick up from hotels to STScI
8:00 - 9:00am Coffee & Pastries
Chair: Eva Villaver
9:00 - 9:30am The IMF of Pop III Stars
Michael Norman
9:30 - 9:45am Discussion
9:45 - 10:15am Reionization
Avi Loeb
10:15 - 10:30am Discussion
10:30 - 11:00am BREAK
11:00 - 11:30am Pop III Stars and the Cosmic Infrared Background
Alexander Kashlinsky
11:30 - 11:45am Discussion
11:45 - 12:00pm Studying Galaxy Formation with the JWST
Jonathan Gardner
12:00 - 12:05pm Discussion