DEX VIII Workshop 2012 Programme

Time Speaker Title
12th January
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee/tea
11:00 - 11:05   Opening remarks: Benjamin Joachimi & Peder Norberg
11:05 - 12:40   Session: Large-scale structure I
Andy Taylor Euclid
Alex Merson Synthetic Galaxy Catalogues for Future Galaxy Surveys
Sylvain de la Torre Probing the growth rate of structure with the VIPERS survey
Quan Guo Satellite Galaxy Number Density Profiles in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Richard Massey HALO
12:40 - 13:40   Lunch with coffee/tea
13:40 - 15:10   Session: Gravitational lensing I
Thomas Kitching The CFHTLenS Survey
Ami Choi Galaxy-Mass Correlations on 10 Mpc Scales in the Deep Lens Survey
Jiaxin Han Weak Gravitational Lensing from GAMA Groups
Lars Koens Stochastic, non deterministic biasing from lensing and its implications for Redshift Space Distortions
Christopher Duncan Cosmic magnification as a probe of cosmology
15:10 - 15:40   Coffee/tea
15:40 - 17:00   Session: Galaxy formation & evolution
Vivienne Wild Collateral information in cosmological surveys
José Sabater Nuclear activity and environment: isolated galaxies versus clusters and compact groups
Louise Ker The Search for the Highest Redshift Radio Galaxies in Next Generation Surveys
Michael Hogan HI Absorbers and Highly Inverted Radio Sources
17:00 - 17:15   Wee break
17:15 - 17:55   Half-Session: Galaxy formation & evolution (cont.)
Fernando Buitrago Evolution of massive galaxies in the era of large area surveys
Vimal Simha Parametrising Star Formation Histories
From 20:00   Workshop dinner in the Spice Lounge, drinks beforehand
13th January
8:45 - 9:00   Coffee/tea
9:00 - 10:20   Session: Gravitational lensing II
Massimo Viola Flexed universe
Emma Grocutt The effect of intrinsic alignments and photometric redshift errors on weak lensing tomography constraints
David Harvey The Cosmic Warzone: Detecting Dark Matter with Cluster Bulleticity
Marika Asgari Cosmic Shear Tomography and Efficient Data Compression using COSEBIs
10:20 - 10:50   Coffee/tea
10:50 - 12:10   Session: Large-scale structure II
Tom Shanks VST ATLAS Status and Science
Pablo Arnalte-Mur Clustering from high quality photometric redshifts: the case of ALHAMBRA
Wojciech Hellwing Skewness as a probe of BAO
Alexander Mead Accurate matter power spectra using the halo model
12:10 - 12:25   Wee break
12:25 - 13:05   Half-Session: High Redshifts
Violeta González-Pérez Clustering of Extremely Red Objects
Pratika Dayal Simulating high-z galaxies
13:05 - 14:00   Lunch with coffee/tea
14:00 - 15:40   Session: Pan-STARRS 1
Shaun Cole PS1 Hawaii Meeting Summary
Daniel Farrow Pan-STARRS1: Developing Completeness Masks for Clustering
Nigel Metcalfe Current status of PS1 Surveys
Stephen Fine Reverberation mapping at high redshift using Pan-STARRS
Sarah Hutton A Supernovae/AGN Connection?
15:40 - 15:45   Concluding remarks: Benjamin Joachimi & Peder Norberg
From 15:45   Coffee/tea with optional PS1 discussion

Talks are 15min. by default. All talk times include 5min. for questions. Session chairs will be announced in the mornings.

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