KITP Program: First Galaxies and Faint Dwarfs:
Clues to the Small Scale Structure of Cold Dark Matter (Feb 13 - May 4, 2012)
Coordinators: Leon Koopmans, Julio Navarro, Risa Wechsler
Scientific Advisors: Tom Abel, James Bullock, Marla Geha, Nick Gnedin, Laura Sal es, Simona Vegetti

Time Speaker Title
2/13-17 Conference: First Light and Faintest Dwarfs: Extreme Probes of the Cold Dark Matter Paradigm
2/21, 10:00 a.m. All Organizational Meeting
2/21, 10:30 a.m. Marty Einhorn
KITP Deputy Director
What's a Wiki Good For?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/27, 12:15 p.m. Risa Wechsler
Stanford & KITP
Overview of "First Galaxies and Faint Dwarfs"[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
2/28, 12:30 p.m. Stacy McGaugh
Univ. Maryland & KITP
Brown Bag Lunch Talk[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/01, 3:30 p.m. Marusa Bradac
The World's Largest Optical Telescope and the Universe's Largest Cosmic Telescopes Team Up to Study the First Galaxies[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/06, 12:30 p.m. Marcelo Alvarez
Univ. Toronto & KITP
Radiative Feedback on Low Mass Galaxies During Reionization[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/08, 3:30 p.m. Nitya Kallivayalil
Yale Univ. & KITP
The Magellanic Clouds and Stream: Galactic Accretion in Action[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/13, 12:30 p.m. Marla Geha
The Absence of Quenched Dwarf Galaxies in the Field[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/15, 3:30 p.m. Alyson Brooks
UW-Madison & KITP
Observable Consequences of Core Creation in Dwarfs[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
3/20, 12:30 p.m. Rachel Somerville
The Dwarf Conundrum: A Bunch of Linked Problems with Global Properties of Dwarf Galaxies in LCDM Models[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/22, 3:30 p.m. Andy Bunker
Univ. Oxford & KITP
The Luminosity Function at High Redshift and Reionization: Do Dwarves do all the Work?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/27, 12:30 p.m. Massimo Ricotti
Univ. Maryland & KITP
Radiation-regulated Accretion onto Intermediate Mass Black Holes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/29, 3:30 p.m. Frank van den Bosch
Yale Univ. & KITP
Dark Halo Response and the Stellar IMF[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/05, 12:30 p.m. Tom Theuns
Durham Univ. & KITP
Simulations of Galaxy Formation: Eagles, OWLS, and Other Gimics[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
4/10, 12:30 p.m. Andrey Kravtsov
Univ. of Chicago & KITP
Abundance Matching and Dwarf Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/12, 3:30 p.m. Tom Abel
Stanford & KITP
Tracing the Dark Matter Sheet Through Phase Space[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/17, 12:30 p.m. Yu Lu
Stanford, KIPAC & KITP
Stellar Mass, Cold Gas, and Feedback in Low-mass Halos[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/19, 3:30 p.m. Louie Strigari
Stanford & KITP
Dark Matter Properties from the Faintest Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/24, 12:30 p.m. Matthew McQuinn
UC Berkeley & KITP
What Do We Know for Sure about the Reionization History?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/01, 12:30 p.m. Crystal Martin
Demographics of Gas Outflows and Inflows at z~1[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

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