Science from the Next Generation Imaging and Spectroscopic Surveys, ESO Garching, 15-18 October 2012

Scientific Programme with Presentations

Day 1: Monday, 15 October 2012 (afternoon)
14:00 T. de Zeeuw
: Alberto Franceschini

Session 1: Survey Facilities from Ground and Space
14:20 M. Capaccioli VST: an overview (Invited)
14:50 J. Emerson VISTA: an overview (Invited)
15:20 Y. Mellier Euclid (Invited)
15:50-16:10 Coffee Break
16:10 A. Connolly Science with LSST (Invited)
16:40 M. Cirasuolo KMOS and MOONS: the next generation of near-infrared spectrographs
17:00 P. Côté The Next Generation CFHT: A Wide-field Spectroscopic Facility for the Coming Decade
17:20 A. M. Magalhaes SOUTH POL: Revealing the Polarized Southern Sky
17:40-18:00 L. Marchetti The Herschel Multi-tiered Extragalactic Survey (HerMES): The Evolution of the FIR/SMM Luminosity Function and of the Cosmic Star Formation Rate Density




Welcome Reception

Day 2: Tuesday, 16 October 2012
: Bruno Leibundgut

09:00 R. Mignani The role of multi-wavelength sky surveys in the identification of high-energy sources
09:20 D. Silva Wide-field Surveys at NOAO
09:40 B. Stecklum UWISH2 goes South
10:00 R. de Jong 4MOST: 4-metre Multi-Object Spectroscopic Telescope
10:20 M. Jarvis The VISTA Deep Extragalactic Observations (VIDEO) Survey (Invited) / ABSTRACT
10:50-11:10 Coffee Break
: Daniel Lennon

Session 2: The Milky Way Galaxy
11:10 D. Minniti The VVV Survey: Almost Half Way (Invited)
11:40 J. Drew VPHAS+ (Invited)
12:10 J. Borissova Young star clusters in VVV survey
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00 I. Dekany A first view on RR Lyrae stars in the VVV Survey
14:20 S. Greiss Exploiting multi-wavelength surveys for compact object science
14:40 M. Hempel Milky Way Globular Clusters in the VVV Survey
15:00 R. Saito The 84-million star colour-magnitude diagram of the Galactic bulge
15:20-15:40 Poster presentations
15:40-16:00 Coffee Break
: Jorge Melnick

16:00 S. Randich The Gaia-ESO Survey (Invited)
16:30 M. Steinmetz The Radial Velocity Experiment RAVE
16:50 M. Torres The Galactic Bulge Survey - multiwavelength observations
17:10 M. Petr-Gotzens The VISTA survey of Orion
17:30-17:50 M. Rejkuba A deeper wider view of the Milky Way bulge
Day 3: Wednesday, 17 October 2012
: Marc Moniez

Session 3: Local Universe
M.-R. Cioni
The VMC survey (Invited)
G. Battaglia
The DART spectroscopic survey of dwarf spheroidal galaxies with VLT/FLAMES
09:50 L. Girardi The space-resolved star formation history of the Magellanic Clouds from VMC
10:10 E. Iodice First results of the VEGAS survey: the S0s at the center of the Fornax cluster
10:30 J. Walcher
CALIFA: The Calar Alto Legacy Integral Field Area Survey, status report
10:50-11:10 Coffee Break  / WORKSHOP PHOTO
11:10 L. Ferrarese The CFHT Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey
Session 4: High Z Universe & Galaxy Evolution
11:30 H. McCracken
UltraVISTA (Invited)
12:00 H. Andernach Radio continuum surveys five years from now: EMU and the synergy with optical surveys
12:20 B. Milvang-Jensen VISTA NB118 narrow-band observations: first results
12:40-14:00 Lunch
: Russell Cannon

14:00 D. Tuccillo Data mining for high redshift Radio loud quasars
Session 5: Cosmology, BAO, Weak Lensing
14:20 B. Venemans Very high redshift quasars in the combined KiDS+VIKING surveys
14:40 R. McMahon The VISTA Hemisphere Survey (Invited)
15:10 T. Shanks VST ATLAS - Science Goals and Status (Invited)
15:50-16:10 Poster presentations
16:10-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 K. Kuijken KIDS (Invited)
17:00 W. Sutherland VIKING: the VISTA Kilo-degree Infrared Galaxy survey (Invited)
17:30 B. Ascaso
The Javalambre-PAU Astrophysical Survey (JPAS)
17:50-18:10 A. Moretti
The WINGS survey of local clusters of galaxies




Workshop Dinner

Day 4: Thursday, 18 October 2012
: Ivan Baldry

09:00 A. Merloni All-sky X-ray surveys with eROSITA: Clusters, AGN, active stars and more
09:20 C. Hikage Using galaxy-galaxy lensing measurements to correct the Finger-of-God
09:40 M. Pierre XXL: The ultimate XMM extragalactic survey
10:00 J. Liske
GAMA Survey
10:20-10:40 Coffee Break
Session 6: The Transient Universe
10:40 S. Smartt
PESSTO (Invited)
11:10 C. Baltay The LaSilla/QUEST Variability Survey
11:30 M. Vaccari The VST GT SUDARE/VOICE Project: Galaxy Evolution, AGN Variability and Supernova Host Galaxies with VST
Session 7: Pipelines, Data Mining & Data products from Surveys
11:50 R. Smareglia PESSTO data handling and archive system
12:10 G. Verdoes-Kleijn Towards 1% survey photometry for KiDS with Astro-WISE
12:30-14:00 Lunch
: Felipe Barrientos

14:00 P.-C. Zinn Bringing Order to Chaos: data-mining and machine-learning in the era of all-sky surveys
14:20 N. Cross The VISTA, OmegaCam and GES Science Archives / ABSTRACT
14:40 M. Romaniello/J. Retzlaff (M. Arnaboldi)
Data Products from the ESO public surveys: what is available and how to access data products via the ESO Science Archive Facility
15:00-15:20 Demo ESO catalogue facility




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