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Week 1
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue,Feb 1
11:00am
SSR
All participants
Organizational Meeting
All interested are welcome!
Wed, Feb 2
11:30am
FR
All participants
Daily coffee discussion


12:15pm
SSR
All participants
Big Questions discussion

Thu, Feb 3
11:30am
FR
All participants
Daily coffee discussion


12:15pm
SSR
Anthony Gonzalez + all
Anthony will discuss his recent research


2:00pm
FR

Discussion of stellar content of clusters
All interested are welcome!
Fri, Feb 4
11:30am
FR
All participants
Daily coffee discussion


4:00pm
Goleta Beach

Informal social gathering
Bring yourself and families for a chance to get outside KITP and enjoy the beach and ocean
Week 2
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Feb 7
11:30am
FR
All
Morning coffee discussion


12:15pm
Aud
Gus Evrard
Galaxy clusters as cosmic signposts
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Tue, Feb 8
11:30am
FR
All
Morning coffee discussion/introductions


12:15pm
SSR
Ming Sun (5-10min), Aurora Simionescu, Norbert Werner
ICL (Sun), Metallicity profile in cluster centers (Simionescu, Werner)

Wed, Feb 9
11:30am
FR
All
Morning coffee discussion


12:15pm
SSR
Pasquale Mazzota
Overview of the Planck cluster SZ results


15:00
TBA
all interested
detailed discussion of the Planck's Ysz-N200 results


16:00
Broida 3302
Alaina Henry (UCSB)
A Multi-slit Spectroscopic Search for Ly-alpha galaxies: New constraints on the faint population at z=5.7
weekly UCSB Astronomy seminar
Thu, Feb 10
10:00am
Tower
non-thermal afficionados
Discussion of non-thermal phenomena in clusters (in particular topics for discussion with turbulence workshop participants)


11:30am
FR
all
Morning coffee discussion


12:15pm
SSR
Elena Rasia, Daisuke Nagai, Karen Yang
Presentations of recent studies of cluster scaling relations


15:00pm
FR
stellar content afficionados
Stellar content discussion group

Fri, Feb 11
11:30am
FR
all
Morning coffee discussion


16:00pm
Goleta Beach
all interested
Weekly Friday beach social

Week 3
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Feb 14
11:30am
FR
All
Morning coffee discussion


12:15pm
Aud
Eberhard Bodenschatz
"Turbulence - What Is It?"
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.

14:00pm
Tower
cool core afficionados
Cool core discussion group


17:00pm

all KITP
Wine and Cheese







Tue, Feb 15
11:30am
FR
All
Morning coffee discussion


12:15pm
SSR
Evrard, Sun
Cluster scaling relations
continuation of a series of short presentations on scaling relations






Wed, Feb 16
11:30am
FR
All
Morning coffee discussion


12:15pm
SSR
Meneghetti, Kravtsov
Cluster scaling relations
continuation of a series of short presentations on scaling relations

14:00pm
FR
all interested
SZ power spectrum discussion group


16:00pm
Broida 3302
Allesandro Rettura
On the dependence of early-type galaxy Formation Epochs, Star Formation Histories and Morphologies on Stellar Mass and Environment.
UCSB Astronomy Seminar
Thu, Feb 17
11:30am
FR
all
Morning coffee discussion


12:15pm
SSR
Vikhlinin, Mantz
Parameterizing scaling relations for cosmological analyses. Photos of black board after Alexey's discussion here


3:30pm
Aud
Francisco Prada (IAA, Granada)
Halo velocity and concentration functions in the standard LCDM cosmology
Cluster workshop seminar
Fri, Feb 18
11:30am
FR
all
Morning coffee discussion







Week4
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Feb 21


Obama
Presidents' Day Holiday
No regularly scheduled events today.






Tue, Feb 22
11:30am
FR
all
morning coffee discussion







Wed, Feb 23
11:30am
FR
David Dearborn + all
morning coffee discussion


12:15pm
SSR
Gregory Falkovich et al.
Turbulence tutorial and Q&A


4:00 pm
Broida 3302
Risa Wechsler
Dark Matter and Satellites in the Milky Way and its Twins







Thu, Feb 24
10:00am
Tower
Oh
Nonthermal discussion


11:30am
FR
all
Morning Coffee Discussion


12:15pm
SSR
Eduardo Rozo
Some comments on the cluster richness-mass relation







Fri, Feb 25
11:30am
FR
all
Morning Coffee Discussion







Week5
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links...
Mon, Feb 28
11:30am
FR
all
morning coffee discussion


12:15pm
Aud

KITP Director's black board seminar


14:00pm
Tower
cool core aficionados
Cool core discussion group







Tue, Mar 1
11:30am
FR
all
morning coffee discussion


12:15pm
SSR
Eduardo Rozo, Dragan Huterer
How pink is pink? How to measure the likelihood of high-z massive clusters in LCDM cosmology
discussion

16:00pm
Broida 1640
Massimo Stiavelli
The James Webb Space Telescope
KITP Physics Colloquium






Wed, Mar 2
11:30am
FR
all
morning coffee discussion


12:15pm
SSR
Andrew Wetzel
Evolution of SFR of cluster galaxies


16:00pm
Broida
Massimo Stiavelli
Studying the first galaxies and reionization with the Hubble and the James Webb Space Telescopes
KITP Astronomy Seminar






Thu, Mar 3
10:00am
Tower
Non-thermal aficionados
Non-thermal physics in clusters discussion group


11:30am
FR
all
morning coffee discussion


12:15pm
SSR
Ian Parrish
Cooling and Multi-Phase Structure in the Intracluster Medium


16:00

baryon aficionados
Baryon content of groups and clusters discussion group







Fri, Mar 4






13:30pm
SSR
Matt Turk
yt turorial

Week 6




Mon, Mar 7
11:30am
FR
all
Morning Coffee Discussion


12:15pm
Aud

Director's blackboard seminar


14:00pm
Tower
cool core afficionados
Cool core discussion group







Tue, Mar 8
11:30am
SSR
Rene Fassbender
The most distant massive galaxy clusters
lunch presentation, no Coffee on Tuesday

13:00pm
Aud
Alex Lazarian
Magnetic reconnection in weakly turbulent astrophysical fluids
talk at Turbulence workshop

"16:00"
FR
SZ power spectrum afficionados
SZ Power spectrum discussion group







Wed, Mar 9
11:30am
FR
all
Morning Coffee Discussion


12:15pm
SSR
Surhud More, Matt Becker
Properties of FOF halos, Halo Mass definition self-consistency in the halo model.
two lunch presentations

"16:00"
FR
cluster afficionados
Observable-simulation Interaction discussion


16:00pm
Broida 3340
Tim Brown, Avi Shporer
The Kepler Mission: A Little While Ago, In a Galaxy Pretty Close to Home...

Thu, Mar 10
10:00am
Tower
Non-thermal afficionados
Non-thermal discussion group


11:30am
FR
all
Morning Coffee Discussion


12:15pm
Aud
turbulence sympathisers
Joint session with Turbulence workshop: discussion of turbulence in clusters







Fri, Mar 11
11:30am
SSR
Etienne Pointecouteau
Planck cluster selection
lunch presentation and discussion
Week 7








Monsters Inc. Conference


Week 8





Mon, Mar 21
11:30am
Founders
all
Morning coffee discussion


14:00pm?
Tower
Cool core afficionados
Cool Core discussion group


17:00pm
Common
all
KITP wine and cheese social

Tue, Mar 22
11:30am
FR
all
Morning coffee discussion

Wed, Mar 23
12:15-13:30pm
SSR
all interested
discussion on cluster mass definition


14:00pm
MSR
Manfred Eigen (Max Planck, Gottingen)
"The Origin and Evolution of Life: A Physical Problem?"

Thu, Mar 24
10:00am
Tower
non-thermal afficionados
Non-thermal discussion group: discussion of plasma instabilities


12:15pm
SSR
Christoph Pfrommer
A pedagogical introduction to magnetic draping
lunch presentation and discussion
Fri, Mar 25
11:30am
FR
all
morning coffee discussion


12:30pm
SSR
Bill Paxton
Mesa Stellar Evolution code tutorial

Week 9





Mon, Mar 28
11:30am
FR
all
Morning coffee discussion


12:15pm
SSR
Gus Evrard, Andrey Kravtsov
DES Blind cosmology challenge and opportunities
workshop lunch presentation and discussion

14:00-15:00
Tower
cool core afficionados
Cool core discussion group

Tue, Mar 29
11:30am
FR
all
Morning coffee discussion


12:15-13:30
SSR
Andi Mahdavi
"Model-independent constraints on the line of sight extent of clusters of galaxies using X-ray and SZ observations."
workshop lunch presentation and discussion
Wed, Mar 30
12:15-13:30
SSR
Irina Zhuravleva (MPA)
"Observational signature of ICM turbulence in X-ray line polarization"
workshop lunch presentation and discussion

16:00-17:00
Broida 3302
Evan Kirby
The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies from Keck/DEIMOS Multi-Element Abundance Measurements"
UCSB astronomy seminar
Thu, Mar 31
10:00-11:00am
Tower
non-thermal afficionados
Non-thermal discussion group


12:15-13:30
SSR
Andrew Benson (Caltech)
"What I cannot create, I do not understand": A galaxy builder's toolkit
workshop lunch presentation and discussion

15:30
Tower
weak lensing enthusiasts
Weak lensing discussion

Fri, Apr 1
11:30am
Founders
all
Morning coffee discussion


15:30
Tower
cosmological simulations sympathisers
Discussion on numerical issues in cosmological simulations (systematic differences between different numerical techniques)

Week 10





Mon, Apr 4
11:30am
FR
all
Morning coffee discussion


14:00
Tower
cool core afficionados
Cool Core discussion group

Tue, Apr 5
12:15-13:30
SSR
Kaustuv Basu, + Yen-Tin Lin
"Hint of a strong redshift evolution in cluster radio luminosity function" + "classification and statistical properties of radio galaxies with extended morphology at z<0.3"
workshop lunch presentation and discussion
Wed, Apr 6
12:15--13:30
SSR
Michael McCourt, Prateek Sharma
Thermal Instability, Conduction, and Feedback in Halos
workshop lunch presentation and discussion

16:00
Broida 3302
Fulai Guo (UCSC)
"The Physics of AGN Jet Feedback: From Radio Bubbles in Galaxy Clusters to Fermi Bubbles in Our Galaxy"
UCSB astrophysics seminar
Thurs, Apr 7
10:00--11:00
Tower
Non-thermal types
Non-thermal discussion


11:30--12:15
Founders
All
Morning coffee discussion

Fri, Apr 8
11:30--12:15
Founders
All
Morning coffee discussion


5:00 onwards
Beach/House
All
House/beach party

Week 11





Mon, Apr 11
11:30--12:15
Founders
All
Morning Coffee


12:15-1:15
Aud
Mark Voit
Director's Blackboard Talk: The Astrophysics of Galaxy Clusters

Tues, Apr 12
11:30-12:15
Founders
All
Morning Coffee


12:15--1:30
SSR
Andrei Bykov
Franesco Miniati
Nonthermal components and gas entropy production in collisionless shocks
Generation of Magnetic Fields in Intergalactic Space
workshop lunch presentation and discussion

3:30-4:30
Founders
Outliers
Cluster outskirts discussion group

Wed, Apr 13
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No coffee or lunch talks--- since many of you are going whale watching, which overlaps with our scheduled talk times.


4:00-5:00
Broida 3302
Shelley Wright (Berkeley)
Discovering Galactic Disks, Mergers, and Weak AGN in High-Redshift Star Forming Galaxies
UCSB astrophysics seminar
Thurs, Apr 14
11:30--12:30
SSR
Stephano Ettori, Silvano Molendi
Cluster outskirts
This will supplant our morning coffee discussion.

1:00--2:00
Auditorium
Evan Scannapieco, Marcus Bruggen
Subgrid and DNS modeling of turbulence in clusters and galaxies
Joint session with turbulence program. NOTE NON-STANDARD TIME!
Fri, Apr 15
11:30--12:15
Founder's Room
All
Morning Coffee


5:00
Goleta Beach
All
Beach Party

Week 12





Mon, Apr 18
11:30--12:15
Founder's Room
All
Morning Coffee


12:15-1:15
Auditorium
Peter Goldreich
Turbulence Provides the Key to Reading the Record of Ancient Impacts
Director's Blackboard
Talk

2:00--3:00
Tower Room
Cool core aficionados
Cool core discussion group


3:30--4:30
Tower Room
Cluster outskirts
aficionados
Cluster outskirts discussion group

Tues, Apr 19



No scheduled talks or discussions---2nd attempt at whale watching for everyone....

Wed, Apr 20
11:30--12:15
Founder's Room
All
Morning Coffee


12:30--1:00
SSR
Simona Mei
ETGs in high redshift clusters: their scaling relations and how what we know depends on the stellar population models we use


4:00-5:00
Broida 3302
Jim Bartlett
Planck Early Results on Galaxy Clusters
UCSB Astrophysics Seminar
Thurs, Apr 21
10:00--11:00
SSR
Christoph Pfrommer, Non-thermal aficionados
Non-thermal discussion: ---- "A Pedagogical Guide to Radio Phenomenon in Clusters"
Note non-standard location---SSR

12:30-1:30
SSR
Paul Ricker
Tamara Bogdanovic
Magnetizing the ICM via AGN Feedback
Nature of Overstabilities in Dilute Plasmas


3:30-4:30
Auditorium
Zoltan Haiman
Cosmological Information from Non-Linear Weak Lensing


6:00 p.m. onwards
952 West Campus Point
All
Survivor's party
Come rock out and celebrate the end of the workshop!
Fri, Apr 22
11:30-12:15
Founder's Room
All
Morning coffee


*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room, FR=Founders' Room, PL=Porthole Lounge
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