Six years of FLAMES operations

This is a copy of the webpage produced by Claudio Melo with the pdf versions of the presentations of the FLAMES 6th anniversary meeting. The organisers of this ESO informal meeting were Claudio Melo, Francesca Primas, Fernando Patat and Luca Pasquini.

Scientific Program

Dec. 1st, Mon
13:30-13:45 Ferdinando Patat: "Welcome/Introduction"
13:45-14:00 Claudio Melo: "FLAMES statistics"
Star Formation and Planets
14:00-14:15 Dominique Naef: "Results from FLAMES radial-velocity follow-up on OGLE planetary transit candidates"
14:15-14:30 Richard Jackson: "Radial velocity observations of very low-mass stars and brown dwarfs"
14:30-14:45 Davide Gandolfi: "FLAMES observations in star forming regions"
14:45-15:00 Rob Jeffries: "Novel observational constraints on star formation and PMS evolution"
Coffee Break
Chemical Evolution of MW and streams
15:30-16:00 Alvio Renzini: "FLAMES over the Milky Way Bulge and Globular Clusters" (Invited Review)
16:00-16:15 Georges Kordopatis: "How did a typical galaxy form? Clues from the old stellar populations of the Milky Way Thick Disc"
16:15-16:30 Raffaele Gratton: "FLAMES observations of globular cluster stars"
16:30-16:45 Sara Lucatello: "Abundances from FLAMES observations: the O-Na anticorrelation in Globular Clusters"
16:45-17:00 Luca Sbordone: "Chemical abundances across the Sgr dSph main body: exploring the "halo" of a dwarf galaxy"
17:00-17:15 Simone Zaggia: "The outer Galactic Halo in the direction of the Chandra Deep Field South."

Dec. 2nd, Tue
External Galaxies (LMC, SMC, Local Group)
09:15-09:45 Vanessa Hill: "Chemical evolution of the Magellanic Clouds and dwarf spheroidal galaxies as probed by FLAMES" (Invited Review)
09:45-10:00 Giusepinna Battaglia: "Chemo-dynamics of Local Group dwarf spheroidal galaxies: results from the VLT/FLAMES DART survey"
10:00-10:15 Ricardo Carrera: "The chemical enrichment history of the Magellanic Clouds Field populations"
10:15-10:30 JonathanSmoker: "Small-Scale structure of the Milky Way and High VelocityClouds via FLAMES observations of open clusters in the MagellanicClouds."
Coffee Break
Kinematics and Dark Matter
11:00-11:30 Gerry Gilmore: "Observing dark matter on small scales with Flames" (Invited Review)
11:30-11:45 Katrin Jordi: "Classical or Modified Newtonian Dynamics? Testing MOND in Palomar 14"
11:45-12:00 Dimitri Gadotti: "The Stellar Kinematics in NGC 1291: Constraints to Models of Bar Formation and Evolution"
12:00-12:15 Veronica Sommariva: "A search for spectroscopic binaries in Galactic Globular Cluster M4"
13:45-14:15 Francois Hammer: "IMAGES: galaxy mass assembly since z=1" (Invited Review)
14:15-14:30 Magda Arnaboldi: "The Edge of the M87 halo and kinematicts of the Diffuse light in the Virgo Cluster Core"
14:30-14:45 Ana Monreal Ibero: "Studying the interplay between gas and stars in starburst galaxies: the case for NGC5253"
14:45-15:00 Michael Hilker: "Dynamical masses of ultra-compact dwarf galaxies"
Stellar evolution
15:00-15:30 Chris Evans: "The effects of environment on the evolution of massive stars" (Invited Review)
15:30-15:45 Sabine Moehler: "The Hottest Horizontal-Branch Stars in omega Centauri - Late Hot Flasher vs. Helium Enrichment"
Coffee Break
16:15-16:30 Andreas Korn: "Atomic diffusion: new abundances for old stars"
16:30-16:45 Sofia Randich: "FLAMES observations of open clusters"
16:45-17:00 Katia Biazzo: "New results from old open clusters"
17:00-17:15 Christophe Martayan: "B and Be stars in the Magellanic Clouds and Milky Way with FLAMES"
17:15-17:30 Yiannis Tsamis: "FLAMES Argus spectral mapping of Planetary Nebulae and M42 proplyds"
17:30-17:45 Alena Zwanzig: "A study of expansion properties of Planetary Nebulae using FLAMES/ARGUS"

Dec. 3rd, Wed
FLAMES: present and future
09:30-10:00 Francois Bouchy: "Planet search in the COROT field with FLAMES" (Invited Review)
10:00-10:15 Christer Sandin: "Reduction and analysis of data of Planetary Nebulae using FLAMES/ARGUS and other IFUs"
10:15-10:30 Giuseppina Battaglia: "Sky subtraction method"
10:30-10:45 Alejadra Racio-Blanco: "Automated stellar parametrisation from FLAMES spectra with the MATISSE algorithm"
Coffee Break
11:15-11:30 Frederic Royer: "The GIRAFFE Archive of science ready spectra"
11:30-11:45 Luca Pasquini: "Transits with IFUs"
11:45-12:00 Francoise Roques: "UltraPhot, a fast photometric mode for FLAMES"
Open Discussion