Scientific Programme

Sunday 26 August
18.00 - 20.00 Welcome reception
Monday 27 August
08.00 - 09.00 Reception
09.00 - 09.10G. Chincarini Welcome
(Chairman: P. J. E. Peebles)
09.10 - 09.50C. Cesarsky Large Ground based facilities and Cosmology
09.50 - 10.30R. Sunyaev The Richness and Beauty of the Physics of Cosmological Recombination
10.30 - 10.55 Coffee Break
From first stars to massive black holes
10.55 - 11.20R. Maiolino The evolution of the mass-metallicity relation at high-z
11.20 - 11.45A. Bunker Star formation in the first billion year - implications for reionization
11.45 - 12.10R. I. Thompson NICMOS measurements of the near-IR background
12.10 - 12.35D. Stark New constraints on star formation at z>7
12.35 - 14.00Lunch
Afternoon Quest for reionization (Chairman: P. Madau)
14.00 - 14.40X. Fan Observing the re-ionization epoch:   what it is telling us
14.40 - 15.05E. Dwek The evolution of metals and dust in the high-redshift universe (z>6)
15.05 - 15.30M. Trenti The very first PopIII stars and their relation with bright z~6 QSOs
15.30 - 16.20 POSTER SESSION
Coffee Break
16.20 - 16.45D. Calzetti Measuring Star Formation in Local and Distant Galaxies
16.45 - 17.10S. Gallerani Was the universe neutral beyond redshift six ?
17.10 - 17.50B. Forman Shocks, bubbles, and filaments: the interaction of supermassive black holes with gas rich environments
Tuesday 28 August
MorningThe LSS of the Universe (Chairman: W. Freedmann)
09.00 - 09.40P. J. E. Peebles Successes and challenges for the standard cosmology
09.40 - 10.20M. Pettini Lyman Break Galaxies: a Ten Year Perspective
10.20 - 10.45Coffee Break
10.45 - 11.10D. Koo The latest results from the DEEP and AEGIS surveys.
11.10 - 11.35K. I. Caputi The optical spectral evolution of mid-IR galaxies in the COSMOS field
11.35 - 12.00P. Tozzi Tracing distribution and evolution of metals in the intracluster medium
12.00 - 12.25M. Colless Cosmology from large scale galaxy surveys
12.25 - 12.50A. Fontana The origin of massive galaxies
12.50 - 14.30Lunch
Afternoon Metals and dust in the Universe (Chairman: B. Forman)
14.30 - 15.10J. X. Prochaska Probing the IGM and ISM at High z with Gamma-Ray Bursts
15.10 - 15.35R. Salvaterra The GRB luminosity function in the light of the SWIFT 2-year data
15.35 - 16.00R. Giovanelli ALFALFA: HI Cosmology in the Local Universe
16.00 - 16.50 POSTER SESSION
Coffee Break
16.50 - 17.15M. P. Haynes ALFALFA: the search for (almost) dark galaxies and their space distribution
17.15 - 17.55M. Tarenghi The new cosmology with ALMA
Wednesday 29 August
MorningEvolution of galaxies (Chairman: P. Saracco)
09.00 - 09.40O. Le Fevre Galaxy evolution from the VIMOS VLT Deep Survey
09.40 - 10.00D. Marchesini Assessing the predictive power of galaxy formation models: a comparison of predicted and observed rest-frame optical luminosity functions at 2<z<3.3
10.00 - 10.20R. Bouwens Galaxy Buildup in the First 2 Gyr: Evolution of the UV LF from z~8 to z~4
10.20 - 10.50Coffee Break
10.50 - 11.10A. Fernandez-Soto First results from ALHAMBRA: A deep, wide-area photometric redshift survey
11.10 - 11.30M. Magliocchetti Clustering properties and masses of starforming galaxies at z~2: the Spitzer view
11.30 - 11.50M. Cirasuolo The mass assembly history of massive galaxies
11.50 - 12.10B. Garilli The assembly of stellar mass in galaxies during the last 10 Gyr: VVDS results
12.10 - 12.30M. Huertas-Company Morphology of z~1 galaxies from deep K-band AO imaging in the COSMOS field
12.30 Announcement of selected posters
Free afternoon
Thursday 30 August
MorningFrom dark halos to galaxies (Chairman: J. Mather)
09.00 - 09.40J. Ostriker The role of simulations in cosmology
09.40 - 10.20J. Dunlop Galaxy formation and evolution: the far-IR/sub-mm view
10.20 - 10.45Coffee Break
10.45 - 11.20P. Madau Galaxy formation and dark matter substructure
11.20 - 11.40M. Giavalisco Multi-wavelength observations of galaxies at z>2
11.40 - 11.55E. Stanway (L. Douglas) Large scale structure in the first billion years
11.55 - 12.10S. Cristiani The CODEX-Espresso experiment: cosmic dynamics, fundamental physics, planets and much more...
12.10 M. J. Rees Growth and consequences of black holes beyond z=6
13.00 - 14.30Lunch
Afternoon Cosmological parameters (Chairman: R. Ruffini)
14.30 - 15.10A. G. Riess A Brief History of Cosmic Expansion (from SNe)
15.10 - 15.30W. Freedmann The Carnegie Supernova Project
15.30 - 15.45C. Grillo Cosmological parameters from strong gravitational lensing and stellar dynamics in elliptical galaxies
15.45 - 16.10 M. Davis Cosmological constraints form DEEP2 galaxy groups
16.10 - 16.40Coffee Break
16.40 - 16.50S. Salimbeni The red and blue galaxy luminosity function in the GOODS field: evidence for an excess of red dwarf
16.50 - 17.00A. Pollo The VIRMOS-VLT Deep Survey: 10 billion yers of evolution of the large scale structure
17.00 - 17.10E. Mikheeva A solution of the cusp problem in relaxed halos
17.10 - 17.20V. Strokov On the lagrangian theory of cosmological density perturbations
17.20 - 17.30E. R. Stanway Spectroscopy of galaxies at z=6 and above: cosmological implications
17.30 - 17.40M. McQuinn Studying reionization with LyAlpha emission
17.40 - 17.451st          K. Ota The reionization and galaxy evolution probed by z=7 Ly Alpha emitters
17.45 - 17.502nd         G. Sonneborn Baryonic Content in the warm-hot IGM at low redshift
17.50 - 17.553th          B. Metcalf Gravitational lensing of the protogalactic 21cm radiation
Friday 31 August
MorningConstraints from the CMB (Chairman: R. Sunyaev)
09.00 - 09.40J. Mather Prospects for Future Cosmology
09.40 - 10.20P. De Bernardis From Boomerang to B-Pol
10.20 - 10.45G. Smoot The Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation Anisotropies: Their Discovery and Utilization
10.45 - 11.00DISCUSSION
11.00 - 11.30Coffee Break
11.30 - 11.45D. Samtleben Measuring the CMB radiation polarization with QUIET
11.45 - 12.00A. Kurek Chasing Lambda
12.00 - 12.15F. Frontera The cosmic X-ray background level at its emission peak
12.15 - 12.30D. Cline The role of dark matter in the cosmos
12.30 - 12.55M. Bersanelli Present and (near) future of CMB observations from space
12.50 - 14.30Lunch
Afternoon Dark matter and dark energy (Chairman: M. Pettini)
14.30 - 15.00B. Sadoulet Dark Matter: at the brink of a discovery ?
15.00 - 15.20G. Vereshchagin Massive neutrinos and inos and the upper cutoff to the fractal structure of the Universe
15.20 - 15.35H. Hoekstra Cosmic shear results fro the CFHT Legacy Survey
15.35 - 15.50G. Guzzo Measuring dark matter and dark energy from redshift-space distortions at z=1: early results from the VVDS-wide survey
15.50 - 16.15Coffee Break
16.15 - 16.55S. Perlmutter Observationalist optimism for progress on Dark Energy
16.55 - 17.25V. Lukash Cosmological model: from initial conditions to structure formation
17.25 - 18.05G. Efstathiou Starting now what would I plan knowing where we are?