The Baryon Cycle
June 14–16, 2012

Beckman Center of the National Academies, Irvine, CA

updated 12.8.2010


Invited talks are 25 minutes with five minutes for questions; contributed talks are 15 minutes with five minutes for questions.
Posters should be no larger than 48" tall by 36" wide. Some posters are linked in PDF format from the participants page.
The registration fee covers a full breakfast and lunch all three days of the meeting, in addition to the conference banquet on Friday evening.
Shuttles will be provided between the Fairmont Hotel and the Beckman Center. Those presenting posters are strongly encouraged to take the earlier shuttle Thursday morning.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
7:30, 8:00Shuttles from the Fairmont Hotel to the Beckman Center
8:00-8:50breakfast at the Beckman Center
Thursday morning moderators: Molly Peeples and Aleks Diamond-Stanic
8:50-9:00James Bullock - Opening Remarks
9:00-9:30Jason Tumlinson - Gaseous Halos and Galaxy Evolution: Latest Results from the HST and COS-Halos
9:30-9:45short poster presentations
9:45-10:15Greg Bryan - Simulating the baryon flow in the circumgalactic medium at low redshift
10:15-10:30short poster presentations
10:30-11:00morning coffee break
11:00-11:30Hsiao-Wen Chen - Probing Halo Gas Dynamics using Absorption Spectroscopy
11:30-12:30Glenn Kacprzak - Evidence for Outflows and Infall in Galaxy Halos as Traced by MgII Absorption
Ben Oppenheimer - The Circumgalactic Trainwreck of Accretion, Expulsion, and Recycling.
Greg Stinson - MAGICC Halos: Comparing Simulations with Observations of the Circum-Galactic Medium at z=0
Thursday afternoon moderators: Dusan Keres and Alice Shapley
2:00-2:40Nicolas Bouche - Gas outflow rates in galaxies using background quasars
Daniel Nestor - The MgII view of The Baryon Cycle
2:40-3:10Chuck Steidel - The Keck Baryonic Structure Survey: Galaxies, the CGM, and the IGM at z=2-3
3:10-3:50Sijing Shen - Enrichment of the Circumgalactic Medium of Massive Galaxies At z = 2-3
Sebastiano Cantalupo - Proto-galactic clouds and circum-galactic streams illuminated by a z=2.4 quasar
3:50-4:30afternoon coffee break
4:30-5:50Brice Menard - The dust cycle
Joseph Hennawi - Quasars Probing Quasars:the Circumgalactic Gas of Massive Halos
Molly Peeples - The Metal Cycle at z~2-3: Clues from the CGM and IGM
Moire Prescott - Giant Lyα Nebulae: A Window into Gas Flows and Enrichment within the Larger Cosmic Web
6:00-7:00happy hour and poster viewing
6:45, 7:00Shuttles from the Beckman Center to the Fairmont Hotel
Friday, June 15, 2012
7:45, 8:10Shuttles from the Fairmont Hotel to the Beckman Center
8:00-9:00breakfast at the Beckman Center
Friday morning moderators: Brandon Kelly and Alison Coil
9:00-9:30Christy Tremonti - Galactic Winds in Massive Starburst and Post-starburst Galaxies
9:30-10:00Norm Murray - Feedback and Galaxy Formation
10:10-10:40David Rupke - Gas Outflows in Mergers: Discovery of QSO-Mode Feedback
Aleks Diamond-Stanic - High-Velocity Outflows Without AGN Feedback
10:40-11:10morning coffee break
11:10-12:30Eric Bell - What turns galaxies off?
Claude-André Faucher-Giguère - Galaxy-Scale Outflows Driven by AGN
Benjamin Weiner - Modes of star formation and outflows: implications for the circumgalactic medium and quenching
Todd Tripp - Cold Accretion, Galactic Winds, and Precise Physical Conditions in Gaseous Halos of Galaxies: First Results from the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph
Friday afternoon moderators: Crystal Martin and Michael Boylan-Kolchin
2:00-2:30Rachel Somerville - The cosmic cycle of stars, gas and metals in galaxy formation models
2:30-3:50Kate Rubin - Cool Gas Flows Around Star-Forming Galaxies at 0.3 < z < 1.4
Katherine Kornei - The Prevalence and Properties of Outflowing Galactic Winds at z=1
Nicolas Lehner - The Cycle of Baryons in and out of Galaxies at z<1: A QSO Absorber Perspective
Kurt Soto - Gas Inflow and Shocked Outflow in Major Mergers of Gas Rich Galaxies
3:50-4:30afternoon coffee break
4:30-5:00Mary Putman - Gaseous Galaxy Halos
5:00-6:20Kat Barger - Warm, Ionized Gas Revealed in the Magellanic Bridge Tidal Remnant: Constraining the Baryon Content and the Escaping Ionizing Photons around Dwarf Galaxies
Andrew Fox - The Magellanic Stream: Probing the Baryon Cycle in the Galactic Halo
Gurtina Besla - Tidal interactions between dwarf galaxies: efficient baryon removal and the formation of dwarf Spheroidals
Evan Kirby - Metal Loss from Dwarf Galaxies
6:30-8:30conference banquet
8:30, 8:45Shuttles from the Beckman Center to the Fairmont Hotel
Saturday, June 16, 2012
7:45, 8:10Shuttles from the Fairmont Hotel to the Beckman Center
8:00-8:50breakfast at the Beckman Center
Saturday morning moderators: James Bullock and Michael Cooper
8:50-9:10Virginia Trimble - When Baryons were the Universe
9:10-9:40Fabio Governato - How Gas Outflows Shape the Baryon and Dark Matter Distribution in Galaxies<
9:40-10:40Kyle Stewart - Angular Momentum Acquisition in Galaxies and Galaxy Halos
Anthony Gonzalez - The Baryon Content of Galaxy Clusters
Gillian Wilson - Baryons in Clusters
10:40-11:10morning coffee break
11:10-12:30Charlotte Christensen - Characteristics of Feedback-Expelled Gas in Simulations of Evolving Galaxies
Desika Narayanan - How Do you Determine the Gas Content of a Galaxy?
Mariska Kriek - Characterizing the distant galaxy population using pseudo-spectroscopy
Joseph Muñoz - Analytic Modeling of z >~ 6 Galaxy Formation
Saturday afternoon moderator: Joel Primack
2:00-2:40Tucker Jones - Outflows in the First 2 Billion Years: the ultraviolet spectra of z=4 Lyman break galaxies
Kristian Finlator - How Galaxies and the Ultraviolet Background Grow Together
2:40-3:25Lars Hernquist - Cosmology on a Moving Mesh
3:30conference end