The Role of Gas in
Galaxy Dynamics

About

The Role of Gas in Galaxy Dynamics
October 2-6, 2017 - Valletta, Malta

Late payment deadline - 01 September 2017

Application and abstract deadline - 01 August 2017

This conference will bring together world leading experts in galaxy dynamics and cosmology in order to promote collaborative efforts across theoretical, computational, and observational disciplines to try to answer to fundamental questions about the role of gas in galaxy dynamics and evolution. For a full description please see the motivation.

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Support:

Thanks to a grant from the RAS we are able to offer accommodation support to early career scientists from the UK. If you are interested in using the RAS support for this meeting, after registering, please contact us at grants@gasingalaxiesconference.com describing why you need support and your position.
Thanks to a grant from the publisher MDPI we are able to offer attendance and accommodation support to early career scientists from developing countries. Please see details below.

Galaxies, an open access journal published by MDPI, is pleased to sponsor a travel grant to support one early stage researcher coming to the Conference “The Role of Gas in Galaxy Dynamics”. The award (800 euros) will cover attendance and accommodation costs. Applicants should be based at a research institution in developing country and can apply the grant by sending a CV and cover letter to Ms. Zoey Zhang galaxies@mdpi.com. The deadline to apply for this funding is August 15.


Invited Speakers

Frank Bigiel - University of Heidelberg

Joss Bland-Hawthorn - University of Sydney

Marcella Carollo - ETH Zürich

Francoise Combes - Paris Observatory

Andrew Fox - STScI

Filippo Fraternali - University of Bologna

Ken C. Freeman - Australian National University

Phil Hopkins - Caltech

Leslie Hunt - INAF/Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri

Simon Lilly - ETH Zürich

Mary Putman - Columbia University*

Florent Renaud - University of Surrey

Eva Schinnerer - Max Planck Institute for Astronomy

More coming soon

*to be confirmed

Science Organizing Committee

Victor P. Debattista, Co-Chair


University of Central Lancashire

Elena D’Onghia, Co-Chair


University of Wisconsin - Madison

Luis Aguilar


Universita Autonoma de Mexico

Joss Bland-Hawthorn


University of Sydney

Martin Bureau


Oxford University

Claude Carignan


University of Cape Town, South Africa

Françoise Combes


Paris Observatory

Ken C. Freeman


Australian National University

Chanda Jog


Indian Institute of Science

Lars Hernquist


Harvard University

Luis Ho


Kavli Institute, Peking University

George Lake


University of Zurich

Claudia Mendes de Oliveira


University of San Paulo

Keiichi Wada


Kagoshima University

Local Organizing Committee

Lucienne Bugeja


University of Malta

Joseph Caruana


University of Malta

Angelle Grixti


University of Malta

Stephen Pardy (website)


University of Wisconsin - Madison