Final programme

Sunday June 7, 2015

Time Speaker Title
14.30-19:00 Registration and room check-in
Buffet Dinner in Sala del Capitolo

Day 1 - Monday June 8, 2015

Time Speaker Title
Chair Francesco Palla
The Cosmic Web and its flow into galaxies
9:00-9:30 LOC Conference Opening
9:30-10:00 Jason X. Prochaska Historical overview of the cosmic web
10:00-10:25 Khee-Gan Lee Mapping the Cosmic Web with 3D Lyman-Alpha Forest Tomography
10:25-10:40 Nicolas Tejos Towards the statistical characterization of the IGM in intercluster filaments
10:40-11:05 Valentina D'Odorico Is the high-redshift IGM metal enriched ?
11:05 - 11.30
Coffee Break in Voliera
11:30-11:45 Andrea Pallottini Cosmic metal enrichment by the first galaxies
11:45-12:00 Umberto Maio Pristine star formation and metal enrichment
12:00-12:15 Avishai Dekel Introduction to inflowing streams
12:15-12:30 Nir Mandelker Stability of cold gas filaments feeding galaxies from the cosmic web
12:30-12:45 Andrew Wetzel The Physical Nature of Cosmic Accretion of Baryons and Dark Matter
12:45-13:00 Dylan Nelson Zooming in on accretion - the structure of halo gas and the interaction with inflow
13:00-13:10 Poster presentations
Chair Andi Burkert The onset of baryon cycling and detection of IGM streams
14:30-14:55 Chris Brook Cosmic web flow into galaxies
14:55-15:10 Tobias Goerdt Cold streams: detectability, relation to structure and characteristics
15:10-15:35 Romeel Dave Constraining accretion and outflows in and around galaxies
15:35-15:50 Colin DeGraf Gas In- and Out-flows: Penetration of cosmic gas flows and gas recycling
15:50-16:05 Poster presentations
Coffee Break in Cortile
16:30-16:55 Sebastiano Cantalupo Illuminating the IGM with quasar-induced Ly-alpha emission
16:55-17:10 Fabrizio Arrigoni-Battaia FLASHLIGHT:Fluorescent Lyman-Alpha Survey of cosmic Hydrogen LIGHTed by quasars
17:10-17:25 Chris Martin Observations of the Circum-Galactic Medium in Emission with the Cosmic Web Imager
17:25-17:50 Nicolas Bouche Observational constraints on gas flows around galaxies from background sources
Dinner in Sala del Capitolo
21:30-22:15 Francesco Palla Einstein's Piano

Day 2 - Tuesday June 9, 2015

Time Speaker Title
Chair Edvige Corbelli
Galaxy growth across cosmic time
9:00-9:15 Neil Crighton The cosmic neutral hydrogen mass density at redshift 5
9:15-9:30 Jeff Cooke Direct measurements of the spatial extent of high redshift DLAs using galaxy spectra
9:30-9:45 Celine Peroux The baryon cycle: accretion, outflow and the circum-galactic medium
9:45-10:10 Dusan Keres Galaxies on FIRE: stellar feedback and flows of gas in galactic halos
10:10-10:35 Claude-Andre Faucher-Giguere The Galaxy-Circumgalactic Medium Connection in Simulations with Resolved Stellar Feedbacks
10:35-10:45 Posters Presentations
10:45 - 11.10
Coffee Break in Voliera
11:10-11:25 Xavier Prochaska Molecules in DLAs
11:25-11:50 Marc Rafelski Evolution in the Star Formation Rate Efficiency of Damped Lyman-alpha Systems
11:50-12:05 Lorrie Straka Galactic nebular emission in QSO spectra: Reaching >100 QSO-galaxy pairs
12:05-12:30 Andi Burkert Formation and evolution of high-redshift, clumpy disk galaxies
12:30-12:45 Anita Zanella The birth of a giant star forming clump in a disk galaxy at redshift z = 2
12:45-13:10 Daniel Ceverino Gas infall and metallicity drops in starburst dwarf galaxies
Chair Peppo Gavazzi Evidence of gas accretion
14:30-14:55 Debra Elmegreen Local and high redshift tadpole galaxies as evidence of cosmic accretion
14:55-15:20 Jorge Sanchez Almeida Evidence for gas accretion from the cosmic web feeding star formation in the local Universe
15:20-15:35 Casiana Munoz-Tunon Evidences of cold flow accretion in nearby starbursts in COSMOS
15:35-15:50 Catherine Garland Nearby Clumpy, Gas Rich, Star Forming Galaxies: Local Analogs of High Redshift Clumpy Galaxies
15:50-16:15 Deidre Hunter Observational evidence for the evolution of dwarf irregular galaxy disks
Coffee Break in Arometo
16:40-17:05 Amanda Bauer Galaxies Growing Up: Star Formation in the GAMA and SAMI Survey
17:05-17:30 Bruce Elmegreen Star Formation in dwarfs and outer regions
17:30-18:00 Discussion IGM, STREAMS, ACCRETION and DISK GROWTH led by A. Burkert and D. Elmegreen
Music Concert by A. Aurigi and A. Moretti (Opening by M. Cuccia)
Roving Dinner in the Abbey Cantina

Day 3 - Wednesday June 10, 2015

Time Speaker Title
Tour through the Val d'Orcia: Wine Tasting & Lunch
Chair Chris Martin
Star Formation and fundamental relations
17:00-17:25 Linda Tacconi Star formation scaling relations from z=0 to 2.5
17:25-17:50 Reinhard Genzel Star forming disk galaxies at the peak of galaxy formation
17:50-18:15 Filippo Mannucci Metallicity and galaxy formation
18:15-18:40 Mark Krumholz Fueling star formation
18.40 - 19.00
Coffee Break in Voliera
19:00-19:15 Loic Le Tiran Stirring Up the Gas: Self-Regulation of the Star Formation through Pressure at z=2
19:15-19:30 Diederik Kruijssen The multi-scale nature of galactic star formation across cosmic time
19:30-19:45 Francesco Valentino Environment matters: low metallicities and enhanced specific star formation rates in star-forming galaxies in a X-ray detected cluster at z=2
19:45-20:00 Meiert Willem Grootes Coming in from the Dark - Gas-fuelling and Star-Formation in the Group Environment
20:00-20:10 Poster presentations
20:10-20:40 Discussion DRIVING AND TRACING STAR FORMATION led by B. Elmegreen and L. Tacconi
Buffet Dinner in Sala del Capitolo

Day 4 - Thursday June 11, 2015

Time Speaker Title
Chair Valentina D'Odorico
Feedback and the Circumgalactic Medium
9:00-9:25 Michele Fumagalli Probing gas flows near galaxies: a spotlight on Lyman Limit Systems
9:25-9:40 Chris Howk The KODIAQ Survey: Winds and Circumgalactic Metals at z ~ 2-3
9:40-9:55 Nicolas Lehner The Metallicity Distribution of the IGM to the Galaxies
9:55-10:20 Kate Rubin The Small-Scale Structure of the z~0.5 Circumgalactic Medium
10:20-10:45 Jessica Werk Circumgalactic Matter Matters! Why the Invisible Reservoir of Gas around Galaxies counts in Galaxy Evolution
Coffee Break in Voliera
11:10-11:35 Andrea Ferrara The interstellar medium of high-z galaxies: ALMA views
11:35-12:00 Frederic Bournaud Inflows, Outflows and star-formation in high-redshift galaxies
12:00-12:15 Sebastian Trujillo-Gomez Stellar feedback and the observational signatures of accretion and winds
12:15-12:30 Alireza Rahmati Simulating the cosmic distribution of gas and its connection with galaxies
12:30-12:45 Paramita Barai Gas Outflow/Inflow versus Star-formation Correlations of Cosmologically Simulated Galaxies
12:45-13:10 John Forbes What can we learn about feedback in 0D, 1D, and 3D simulations?
Chair Dusan Keres Halo gas and the Milky Way corona
14:30-14:55 Rene Walterbos ISM properties and kinematics at the disk-halo interface in spiral galaxies
14:55-15:10 Sean Johnson Environmental effect in distributing heavy elements beyond individual halos
15:10-15:25 Michael Anderson The physical properties of a hot gaseous halo
15:25-15:40 Rongmon Bordoloi The CGM around dwarf galaxies
15:40-15:55 Andrew Fox Hubble Observations of Inflow and Outflow around the Milky Way
Coffee Break in Cortile
16:20-16:45 Filippo Fraternali Gas flows at the interface between galaxies and the IGM
16:45-17:00 Antonino Marasco On the origin of the warm-hot absorption features in the halo of the Milky Way
17:00-17:30 Discussion FEEDBACK AND THE CGM led by A. Ferrara and F. Fiore
Dinner @ La Sorgente

Day 5 - Friday June 12, 2015

Time Speaker Title
Chair Debra Elmegreen Quenching Star Formation
9:00-9:25 Avishai Dekel Evolution of Galaxies through Compaction and Quenching: Blue and Red Nuggets
9:25-9:40 Sandro Tacchella Bulge Formation and Inside-Out Quenching in z~2 Galaxies
9:40-10:05 Giuseppe Gavazzi The role of bars in quenching SF from z=3 to the present epoch
10:05-10:30 Elizabeth McGrath Massive quiescent disks in the Early Universe
10:30-10:45 Elad Zinger Slow Quenching of Satellite Galaxies at the Outskirts of Galaxy Clusters
10.45 - 11.00
Coffee Break in Voliera
11:00-11:25 Robert Braun Galaxy disk evolution over cosmic time
11:25-11:40 Gurtina Besla Dwarf-Dwarf galaxy interactions and the removal/supply of gas
11:40-11:50 Marco Grossi The interstellar medium of star-forming dwarf galaxies in Virgo: probing the evolution of low-mass systems in a cluster environment
11:50-12:00 Pavel Jachym Molecular gas stripping and inefficient intra-cluster star formation
12:00-12:30 Edvige Corbelli
Conference Summary


Day 2 Lucia Armillotta Hydrodynamical simulations of the disc-corona interaction in star-forming galaxies
Day 3 Yuval Birnboim Effective non-Thermal pressure in the ISM
Day 2 Joseph Burchett A Deep Search for Galaxies Associated With Very Low-redshift Metal-line Absorbers: Connections with Dwarf Galaxies and Environment
Day 1 Yi-Kuan Chiang A Galaxy Proto-cluster with Dense IGM at z=2.44
Day 1 Paolo Comaschi Probing high-redshift galaxies with intensity mapping of the Ly-alpha line
Day 2 Lauren Corlies Empirically constrained predictions of Metal-Line Emission from the CGM
Day 1 Amanda Del Olmo Direct imaging of the cosmic web in the local Universe
Day 3 Arianna Di Cintio Enhanced star formation in satellite galaxies: the role of infall and close encounters
Day 1 Chiara Feruglio Gas Outflows from AGN
Day 1 Anne Fox Metals in sub-damped Lyman alpha systems
Day 1 Jacob Herpich Bending disk galaxy profiles: the role of halo spin
Day 2 N. Lehner - J. Howk Evidence for a Massive, Extended Circumgalactic Medium Around the Andromeda Galaxy
Day 3 Guang-Xing Li G-virial: Understanding Gravity in Molecular Clouds
Day 1 Serena Perrotta Occurrence and global properties of Narrow Absorption Lines (NAL) in the spectra of 100 QSOs at z > 3.5
Day 1 Matthew Pieri Exploring the CGM through composite spectra of Lyman-alpha forest absorbers
Day 2 Samuel Quiret Probing Gas Flows around Galaxies with Metals
Day 1 Hadi Rahmani The study of circumgalactic gas at z ~ 0.6 using QSO-galaxy pairs
Day 1 Evan Schneider How Does Density Inhomogeneity Affect Galactic Outflows?
Day 3 Marijke Segers Recycled stellar mass loss as fuel for star formation
Day 1 Carolin Villforth AGN feedback: is the timing right?


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