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Star Formation & the Interstellar Medium : Thirty Five Years Later
September 10(Mon)-12(Wed), 2012
Berkeley Art Museum (BAM) Theater


Monday, September 10, 2012
AM Session Chair: Frank Bertoldi, Bonn University
8:55am Imke de Pater, UC Berkeley Welcome
9:00am - 10:30am Carl Heiles, UC Berkeley The Phases of the Diffuse ISM
  Mark Wolfire, University of Maryland Perpectives on the Multiphase ISM
  Fred Adams, University of Michigan Magnetic Controlled Flows: from disk accretion to exoplanet winds
10:30am - 11:00am Break
11:00am - 12:30am Richard Klein, UC Berkeley The Effects of Feedback in Massive Star Formation: From High Mass Cores to High Mass Clusters
  Richard Crutcher, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Magnetic Field Observations and Star Formation
  Ellen Zweibel, University of Wisconsin, Madison Magnetic flux transport in the interstellar medium
12:30pm - 2:00pm Lunch Break
PM Session Chair: Mitch Begelman, JILA / University of Colorado
2:00pm - 3:30pm Kevin McKeegan, UCLA Whence the Solar System's First Rocks?
  Uma Gorti, NASA Ames Research Center Photoevaporation and Disk Dispersal
  Susana Lizano, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico From magnetized cores to protoplanetary disks
3:30pm - 4:00pm Break
4:00pm - 5:30pm Joan Najita, NOAO Observations of the planet formation region of disks
  Zhi-Yun Li, University of Virginia Magnetic Braking and Protostellar Disk Formation
  Dave Hollenbach, SETI Institute Comments
Poster Session in HFA-Hearst Field Annex Courtyard, 5:30-7:30pm. Refreshments provided.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
AM Session Chair: Dick McCray, University of Colorado
9:00am - 10:30am John Bally, University of Colorado at Boulder Stellar Feedback and the Ecology of the Galactic ISM
  Jonathan Williams, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii Interstellar Bubbles and Other Flat Things
  Bon-Chul Koo, Seoul National University Environment of Young SNRs nd ├że "Connections Challenge"
10:30am - 11:00am Break
11:00am - 12:30am Eve Ostriker, Princeton University Self-regulation of star formation and the equilibrium state of the ISM
  Steve Lubow, STSci Evolution of Disks with Dead Zones
  Ron Allen, STScI Thermal OH emission as a possible large-scale tracer for the molecular ISM
12:30pm - 2:00pm Lunch break.
PM Session Chair: Ralph Pudritz, McMaster University
2:00pm - 3:30pm Lee Hartmann, University of Michigan Thirty-Five+ years of protostellar collapse models
  D. Johnstone, National Research Council Canada, Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics From cloud cores to protostars: facts, fiction, and speculation
  Stella Offner, Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Beyond the IMF: Matching Observational Diagnostics with Star Formation Simulations
3:30pm - 4:00pm Break
4:00pm - 5:30pm Typhoon Lee, ASIAA Insight on late stage supernova nucleosynthesis from Ca isotopic data
  Matthieu Gounelle, Paris Natural History Museum Solar System genealogy revealed by meteorites
  Frank Shu, USCD / ASIAA Comments
Celebration Dinner at The Berkeley Faculty Club Great Hall, 6:30pm reception, 7:15pm Buffet
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
AM Session Chair: Ron Taam, Northwestern University / ASIAA
9:00am - 10:30am Charles Lada, CfA Schmidt's Conjecture Revisited--The Relation between Star Formation Rates and Molecular Gas in Local Clouds and Distant Galaxies
  Amiel Sternberg, Tel Aviv University HI, H2, and Star-Formation
  Sukanya Chakrabarti, Florida Atlantic University On the McKee Method, poker & spiral structure
10:30am - 11:00am Break
11:00am - 12:30am Mark Krumholz, UC Santa Cruz Physical Origins of the Star Formation Law
  Jonathan Tan, University of Florida Forming the most luminous stars: insights from Hollenbach, McKee and Shu
  Phil Myers, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory How does Star-Forming Accretion Stop?
12:30pm - 2:00pm Lunch break.
PM Session Chair: Art Wolfe, UCSD
2:00pm - 3:30pm Jack Lissauer, NASA Ames Research Center Kepler's Multiple Planet Systems: Constraints on Planet Formation and Migration
  Moshe Elitzur, University of Kentucky Masers and Star Formation
  Xander Tielens, Sterrewacht Leiden The organic inventory of regions of star and planet formation
3:30pm - 4:00pm Break
4:00pm - 5:30pm Steve Stahler, UC Berkeley Understanding Star Formation: 1977 versus 2012
  Doug Lin, UCSC Magnetospheres of Young Stellar Objects and the Fate of Migrating Planets
  Chris McKee, UC Berkeley Comments
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