Last update: 31 August 2006

Time Speaker Title
Monday: Overview of stellar population models, methods, and uncertainties (Chair: P. van der Kruit)
9.00-9.45 Registration
9.45-10.00 Trager/Peletier Welcome & overview of workshop
10.00-10.25 Gustavo Bruzual Using current population synthesis models to their limits
10.25-10.50 Maurizio Salaris Techniques to constrain the SFH of unresolved stellar systems
10.50-11.15 Achim Weiss Fine-tuning stellar models: steps towards calibrated calculations
11.15-11.45 Coffee Break
11.45-12.10 Leo Girardi Updating the Padova database of tracks and isochrones
12.10-12.35 Santi Cassisi Current uncertainties in low- and intermediate mass stars models
12.35-14.00 Lunch
14.00-16.30 Discussion groups, small presentations, work groups: TBD
16.30-16.55 Alberto Buzzoni Asterisms vs. stellar systems: theory and diagnostic for undersampled stellar populations
16.55-18.00 Summary of discussion groups: S. Charlot/I. Ferreras
Tuesday: Resolved and unresolved stellar populations in the low-z Universe (Chair: R. Peletier)
9.00-9.25 Antonio Aparicio Resolved stellar populations: lessons for stellar population modelling
9.25-9.50 Sukyoung Yi Ultimate Test of Simple Population Models on Globular Clusters
9.50-10.15 Jay Strader Chemical Abundances of M31 GCs: Results from Spectral Synthesis
10.15-10.45 Coffee Break
10.45-11.10 Javier Cenarro Extragalactic globular clusters: new clues to constrain stellar population models
11.10-11.35 Harald Kuntschner Stellar populations of E/S0s as seen with SAURON
11.35-12.00 Ignacio Ferreras Population synthesis, PCA and the star formation history of galaxies
12.00-12.25 Jesus Falcon-Barroso SAURON bulges
12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00-17.00 Discussion groups, small presentations, work groups: TBD
17.00-18.00 Summary of discussion groups: U. Fritze/P. Prugniel
Wednesday: Low-z Universe, cntd. (Chair: D. Silva)
9.00-9.25 Patricia Sanchez-Blazquez Environmental effects on early-type galaxies
9.25-9.50 Russell Smith Stellar Populations on the Red Sequence in Clusters
9.50-10.15 Genevieve Graves Ages and Abundances of Red Sequence Galaxies with LINER-like Emission
10.15-10.45 Coffee Break
10.45-11.10 Alessandro Bressan Early type galaxies in the mid infrared: a Spitzer IRS census in Virgo cluster
Stellar populations of intermediate- and high-z galaxies (Chair: D. Silva)
11.10-11.35 Claudia Maraston The effect of the TP-AGB on (high-z) galaxy ages and masses
11.35-12.00 Roberto Saglia The evolution of early-type galaxies from the ESO Distant Cluster Survey EDISCS
12.00-12.25 Daniel Kelson Evolution of early-type cluster galaxies since z=0.8
12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00- Free afternoon: excursion
19.00- Dinner on the beach, Katwijk
Thursday: New ingredients for stellar population models (Chair: A. Sansom)
9.00-9.25 Daniel Thomas Stellar population models with variable abundance ratios
9.25-9.50 Alexandre Vazdekis Spectral synthesis at moderately high resolution
9.50-10.15 Ricardo Schiavon Population Synthesis in the Blue
10.15-10.45 Coffee Break
10.45-11.10 Ruth Peterson Stellar population models from first principles
11.10-11.35 Paula Coelho High-resolution spectral modeling with variable metal abundance ratios
11.35-12.00 David Silva Next Generation Spectral Library: Status Report
12.00-12.25 Reynier Peletier New opportunities for stellar population modeling using MILES
12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00-16.00 Discussion groups, small presentations, work groups: TBD
16.00-17.00 Gustavo Bruzual Leiden Observatory Colloquium
17.15-18.15 Summary of discussion groups: J. Rose/B. Gibson
Friday: New ingredients, cntd. (Chair: B. Gibson)
9.00-9.25 Esther Marmol-Queralto Stellar libraries in the K band: a tool for the study of stellar populations
9.25-9.50 Claus Leitherer Theoretical versus Observational Spectral Libraries in Population Synthesis
9.50-10.15 Pierre Ocvirk Reliability of star formation history reconstructions of galaxies from their integrated light spectra
10.15-10.45 Coffee Break
Future models: needs, desires, and feasibilities (Chair: B. Gibson)
10.45-11.10 Ben Panter Using MOPED to determine the effects of different Stellar Population models on recovered Star Formation History
11.10-11.35 Philippe Prugniel Stellar populations and the VO (TBD)
11.35-12.00 Scott Trager The needs and desires of future stellar population models
12.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.30 Discussion groups: Leaders: G. Worthey/M. Mouhcine
15.30-16.30 Sandra Faber Workshop summary and prospectives
Small talks:
Antonio Aparicio Resolved stellar population modelling: Case of two sharp bursts
Santi Cassisi BaSTI: A new library of stellar evolutionary models
Mina Koleva Deriving the parameters of a population fitting a spectrum
Damien Le Borgne Looking for age-sensitive spectral indices in the near-UV with genetic algorithms
Hyun-chul Lee Uncertainties of age estimation of spiral galaxies using optical and near-infrared photometry
Hyun-chul Lee alpha-enhanced integrated Lick/IDS spectral indices and SBFs
Thomas Lilly Do we really need fine-tuning? About degeneracies in integrated colors and spectra
Richard McDermid KDCs: Line strengths
Pierre Ocvirk A tcl GUI for STECKMAP
Anne Sansom Effect of binary stars on galactic chemical evolution
Ricardo Schiavon Integrated spectroscopy of Galactic globular clusters
Paolo Serra Age and chemical composition of composite stellar populations from line-strength indices
David Silva LPVs in the K-band: The five minute tour
Kim-Vy Tran Keck spectroscopy of MS1054-03: Galaxy evolution from z=0.83
Jakob Walcher Approaching unknown SFHs
Achim Weiss alpha-element enhanced opacity tables and low-mass metal-rich stellar models
Guy Worthey An empirical UBVRIJHK temperature calibration for stars
Yoshihiko Yamada Stellar population study of nearby elliptical galaxies