KITP Program: Dynamical Models for Stars and Gas in Galaxies in the Gaia Era
(Mar 4 - May 10, 2019)
Coordinators: Jo Bovy, James Bullock, Sukanya Chakrabarti, and Heidi Newberg
Scientific Advisors: Gerry Gilmore, David Hogg, and Kathryn  Johnston

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Time Speaker Title
3/05, 1:30pm All Participants Describe participants' work to the group[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/06, 1:30pm All Participants TBA
3/07, 12:00pm All Participants TBA
3/08, 1:30pm Anthony Brown
Leiden Obs. & KITP
Gaia status, upcoming data releases, and Gaia mission extension[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/08, 1:30pm Peter Craig
Moving groups[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/08, 1:30pm Charlie Conroy
Harvard & KITP
A new spectroscopic survey of the stellar halo[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/11, 1:30pm All Participants Introduction and Discussion Slides
3/13, 1:30pm Anthony Brown
Leiden Obs. & KITP
Gaia tutorial[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/13, 1:30pm All Participants astro-ph + any overflow discussion slides
3/11, 1:30pm All Participants Discussion: Selection Functions[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/15, 1:30pm Martin Weinberg
University of Massachusetts & KITP
Dark matter wakes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/15, 2:00pm Lauren Anderson
Flatiron & KITP
Modeling the 3D Dust Map of the Milky Way Galaxy as a Gaussian Process[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/15, 2:30pm Elena D'Onghia
University of Wisconsin-Madison & KITP
The Hercules stream -- stars on trojan orbits[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/18, 1:30pm All Participants Organizational meet and greet[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/19, 10:45am All Participants Discussion: Beyond Gaia[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/20, 1:30pm All Participants Discussion: Distances to Stars[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
03/20 6:15pm Ana Bonaca
Harvard & KITP
Uncovering the nature of dark matter with stellar streams in the Milky Way[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Friends Talk
3/21, 12:00pm Heidi Newberg
RPI & KITP, Leader
Discussion: Milky Way Science Drivers[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/22, 1:30pm Heidi Newberg
The Virgo Overdensity Explained[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/22, 1:30pm Martin Smith
Shanghai Observatory & KITP
Photometric ages with Gaia[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/22, 1:30pm Christophe Pichon
Secular evolution of self-gravitating systems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]

3/25-29 Focus Week: GAIA SPRINT
3/25, 9:30am All Participants GAIA SPRINT Opening Session[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/29, 11:00am All Participants GAIA SPRINT Wrap-Up[Podcast][Aud][Cam]

04/01-04 Conference: In the Balance: Stasis and Disequilibrium in the Milky Way

4/08, 1:30pm Organizational meet and greet
4/09, 1:30pm Justin Read
University of Surrey
Near-field cosmology with dwarf galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/09, 1:30pm Andrew Wetzel
UC Davis & KITP
Cosmological simulations of the most metal-poor stars[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/09, 1:30pm Zhen Yuan
Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, CAS & KITP
Dynamical Relics with r-process Enhanced Signatures from Ancient Small Dwarf Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/10, 1:30pm All Participants astro-ph & discussion (TBD)
4/12, 1:30pm All Participants Discussion (TBD)
04/08 12:15pm Joss Bland-Hawthorn
U. Sydney & KITP
Is Milky Way formation an environmental science?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
4/15, 1:30pm All Participants Organizational meet and greet
4/17, 1:30pm Vasily Belokurov
Cambridge IoA & KITP, Leader
Discussion: Dark matter wakes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/19, 1:30pm Rosie Wyse
Johns Hopkins & KITP
Fast Stars in Gaia DR2[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/19, 2:00pm Benoit Famaey
Observatoire Astronomique de Strasbourg
Perturbed Distribution Functions for Milky Way Disk[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/19, 2:30pm Daisuke Kawata
Towards non-equilibrium Galactic disk modeling[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/22, 1:30pm All Participants Organizational meet and greet[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/24, 1:30pm Larry Widrow
Queen's University & KITP
Dynamic mode decomposition[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/24, 1:30pm Juntai Shen
Modelling the gas inflow pattern of the Milky Way[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/26, 1:30pm Tom Quinn
University of Washington & KITP
Forming Stellar Disks: Inside out and upside down.[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/26, 1:30pm Mary Putman
Local Gaseous Dwarf Galaxies[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/29, 1:30pm All Participants Organizational meet and greet[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/01, 1:30pm All Participants astro-ph & discussion (TBD)
5/03, 1:30pm Lucio Mayer
University of Zurich & KITP
Revisiting disk heating by galactic satellites[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/03, 1:30pm Tomas Tamfal
University of Zurich & KITP
Ultra-hi res simulations of disk evolution[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/06, 1:30pm Melissa Ness
Columbia & KITP
Data Driving Galactic Archeology[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/06, 2:00pm Gail Zasowski
University of Utah
Galaxy Evolution & The High-Dimensional ISM[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/06, 2:30pm Rob Grand
Using cosmological simulations to learn about the Milky Way in the context of Gaia[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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