Monday 6 September 2004
09:20 - 09:30 Welcome and opening Douglas Gough (Director, IoA)
     
Session I: Local starbursts as benchmarks for galaxy evolution
Chair: Max Pettini
09:30 - 10:00 Tim Heckman R Local Starbursts in a Cosmological Context
10:00 - 10:20 Jay Gallagher Starbursts in an evolving Universe: a local perspective
10:20 - 10:40 James D. Lowenthal Are there local analogs of Lyman break galaxies?
     
10:40 - 11:10 coffee  
     
11:10 - 11:30 Paul A. Crowther Massive stellar content of the metal-rich starburst M83
11:30 - 11:50 Jason L. Melbourne Laser Illuminates Blue Compact Galaxies
11:50 - 12:10 JD T. Smith Mid-Infrared Spectra of SINGS Galaxies
     
12:10 - 14:10 lunch  
Chair: Linda Smith
14:10 - 14:30 Almudena Alonso-Herrero Near-Infrared Super Star Clusters in Starburst and Luminous Infrared Galaxies
14:30 - 14:50 Marco Sirianni High-Resolution Imaging of the Super Star Clusters in NGC 1569 and NGC 1705
14:50 - 15:10 Andrea M. Gilbert Massive Star Clusters, Feedback, and Superwinds
15:10 - 15:30 Bernhard R. Brandl The mid-IR Properties of Nearby Starbursts from Spitzer Spectroscopy
     
15:30 - 16:00 tea  
     
Session II: The initial mass function in starburst regions; environmental dependences?
Chair: Jay Gallagher
16:00 - 16:30 Bruce Elmegreen R The initial mass function in starbursts
16:30 - 16:50 Ian Bonnell Dynamical models of star formation and the IMF?
16:50 - 17:10 Mark McCaughrean Cluster star formation in the Milky Way and Magellanic Clouds: Evidence for IMF variations?
17:10 - 17:30 Ariane Lançon Red supergiants, mass segregation and M/L ratios in young star clusters
17:30 - 17:50 Eva Schinnerer Super Star Clusters in M51: Connection between Molecular Gas, Stars & Dust
Tuesday 7 September 2004
     
Session III: Starbursts as a function of wavelength
Chair: Bruce Elmegreen
09:00 - 09:30 Jürgen Knödlseder R Colourful starbursts
09:30 - 09:50 Claus Leitherer A Far-Ultraviolet View of Starburst Galaxies; pdf file
09:50 - 10:10 Daniela Calzetti Local starbursts as benchmarks for the high-redshift Universe: Perspectives from the optical
10:10 - 10:30 Nils Bergvall The starburst phenomenon from the optical/near-IR perspective
10:30 - 10:50 Paul van der Werf Dissecting starburst galaxies with infrared observations
     
10:50 - 11:20 coffee  
     
11:20 - 11:40 Neil Trentham What fraction of stars formed in infrared galaxies at high redshift?
11:40 - 12:00 James Dunlop SHADES - exploring dust-enshrouded star-formation in the young Universe
12:00 - 12:20 Jim Ulvestad Compact extragalactic star formation - peering through the dust at centimeter wavelengths
12:20 - 14:10 lunch  
Chair: Cathie Clarke
14:10 - 14:30 Veronique Buat Star formation in the nearby Universe: the ultraviolet versus the far-infrared point of view
14:30 - 14:50 Michael A. Dopita Theoretical Pan-Spectral Energy Distributions of Starburst Galaxies
     
Session IV: Triggering and quenching of starbursts and the effects of galactic interactions
14:50 - 15:20 François Schweizer R Interaction-Induced Starbursts
15:20 - 15:40 Chris Mihos Interaction-Induced Starbursts: Modeling Different
    Environments
15:40 - 16:10 tea  

   
16:10 - 16:30 Richard de Grijs Star and cluster formation in extreme environments
16:30 - 16:50 Curtis Struck The Recurrent Nature of Central Starbursts; movie
16:50 - 17:10 Françoise Combes Efficiency of the dynamical mechanism
17:10 - 17:30 Luis Colina ULIRGs: 2D kinematics and star formation
17:30 - 17:50 Matthew A. Bershady Internal Kinematics of Luminous Compact Blue Galaxies at $ 0.2<z<0.6$
Wednesday 8 September 2004
     
Session V: Star-formation rates in relation to the host galaxy properties
Chair: Daniela Calzetti
09:00 - 09:30 Rob Kennicutt R Star-Formation Rates and Host Galaxy Properties: Clues from the Local Universe
09:30 - 09:50 Bob Abraham A morphological view of star-forming vs. recently star-forming vs. red-and-dead galaxies at $ 1<z<2$
09:50 - 10:10 Joe Silk The global star-formation rate in different morphological types of galaxies
10:10 - 10:30 Jarle Brinchmann Star formation in local galaxies and the abundance of starbursts in the local Universe
10:30 - 10:50 Linda J. Smith HST/STIS Spectroscopy of the Starburst Core of M82
     
10:50 - 11:20 coffee  
     
11:20 - 11:40 Uta Fritze-v. Alvensleben Star-Formation Efficiencies and Star Cluster Formation
11:40 - 12:00 Jason Harris Cluster Populations in Nearby Starburst Galaxies
12:00 - 12:20 Søren S. Larsen Massive Star Clusters in Non-Interacting Galaxies
12:20 - 12:40 Hélène Roussel Nascent starbursts in synchrotron-deficient galaxies
     
  Free afternoon  
Thursday 9 September 2004
     
Session VI: Starburst tracers: gas, dust and star formation
Chair: Rob Kennicutt
09:00 - 09:30 Natascha Förster-Schreiber R Starburst galaxies: an infrared perspective
09:30 - 09:50 Roberto Terlevich The star-formation history of HII galaxies
09:50 - 10:10 David Elbaz Dusty starbursts as a standard phase in galaxy evolution
10:10 - 10:30 Daniel Kunth Is the interstellar gas of starburst galaxies well mixed?
10:30 - 10:50 Johan Knapen Morphology and fueling of circumnuclear starbursts
10:50 - 11:20 coffee  
     
Session VII: Starbursts at intermediate redshifts, and the starburst versus AGN paradigm
     
11:20 - 11:40 Guinevere Kauffmann The Formation of Bulges and Black Holes: lessons from a census of active galaxies in the SDSS
11:40 - 12:00 Clive Tadhunter Starbursts associated with luminous AGN
12:00 - 12:20 Rosa González Delgado Starbursts in Low Luminosity Active Galactic Nuclei: Implications for the Starburst-AGN connection
12:20 - 14:20 lunch  
Chair: Clive Tadhunter
14:20 - 14:40 Denis Burgarella UV Spectroscopy of Luminous IR Galaxies
14:40 - 15:00 David C. Koo Studies of Luminous Blue Compact Galaxies at Redshifts $ z \sim 1$ in the DEEP Project
15:00 - 15:20 François Hammer Did most present-day spirals form during the last 8 Gyr?
15:20 - 15:40 Lin Yan The Spitzer 24-micron Properties of optical/near-IR selected EROs
15:40 - 16:10 tea  

   
16:10 - 16:30 Philip N. Appleton The Infrared and Radio Properties of Starburst Galaxies in the Spitzer First Look Survey out to $ z = 1.5$: The effects of collisions and mergers
16:30 - 16:50 Jiasheng Huang The Spitzer observation of Lyman Break Galaxies
16:50 - 17:10 Emeric M. Le Floc'h Spitzer discovery of luminous infrared galaxies at $ 1<z<2.5$
17:10 - 17:30 Nate McCrady IMF Variation in M82 Super Star Clusters, A Population Study
Friday 10 September 2004
     
Session VIII: Violent star formation and the properties of star-forming galaxies at high redshift
Chair: Guinevere Kauffmann
09:00 - 09:30 Daniel Schaerer R Stellar populations and star-formation histories of distant starbursts
09:30 - 09:50 Casey Papovich The Role of Infrared-Selected Starburst Galaxies in Galaxy Evolution
09:50 - 10:10 Rodger I. Thompson Starbursts in the Ultra Deep Field
10:10 - 10:30 Johan Fynbo The properties of Ly$ \alpha$ and Gamma-ray burst selected starbursts at high redshift
10:30 - 10:50 Dörte Mehlert The stellar population of high-$ z$ galaxies from medium-resolution spectra in the FORS Deep Field
     
10:50 - 11:20 coffee  
     
11:20 - 11:40 Dawn K. Erb Kinematic and Stellar Masses of Star-forming Galaxies at $ z\sim2$
11:40 - 12:00 Lisa J. Kewley Star Formation and Metallicity in Galaxies: Evolution Between $ 0<z<3$
12:00 - 12:20 Samantha A. Rix New Metallicity Diagnostics for High-Redshift Star-Forming Galaxies
     
12:20 - 14:20 lunch  
Chair: Evan Skillman
14:20 - 14:40 Marcin Sawicki The Differential Evolution of the Luminosity Function of Star-Forming Galaxies from $ z\sim4$ to $ z\sim1.7$ using Multi-wavelength Imaging
14:40 - 15:00 Kentaro Nagamine Massive galaxies at $ z = 2$
15:00 - 15:20 Duília de Mello Metal Enrichment in Galaxies at $ z\sim2$
     
15:20 - 15:40 tea  
     
15:40 - 16:10 Malcolm Bremer Properties of star-forming galaxies at $ z>5$
16:10 - 16:30 Fabian Walter Resolved Molecular Gas Emission in a QSO host galaxy at $ z=6.4$
     
16:30 - 17:00 Bob O'Connell Conference summary



Richard de Grijs 2004-10-08