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KITP Conference: Quantifying and Understanding the Galaxy—Halo Connection
(May 15-19, 2017)
Coordinators: Andrey Kravtsov, Alexie Leauthaud, Risa Wechsler, and Andrew Zentner

Scientific Advisors: Carlos Frenk, Marla Geha, Romain Teyssier, and Martin White

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Session: Theoretical and Observational Reviews, Chair: Andrew Zentner (U Pittsburgh)

8:50am Lars Bildsten (KITP) Welcome[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:00am Andrew Hearin (Yale/ANL) Theory Overview[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Rachel Mandelbaum (CMU) Observational Overview[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Mark Vogelsberger (MIT) Illustris, IllustrisTNG, and Beyond: the co-evolution of CDM and Galaxies
11:30am Rachel Somerville (Rutgers) The Connection Between Halos and Galaxy Structural Properties[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

Lightning talks (~3 minutes each) from conference participants

12:00pm Participants Lightning talks[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:00pm     1: Idit Zehavi The evolution of the HOD
12:00pm     2: Ben Moster The stellar-to-halo mass relation of red and blue galaxies
12:00pm     3: Philip Busch Assembly bias and splashback in galaxy clusters
12:00pm     4: Victor Calderon Small-scale galactic conformity in SDSS DR7
12:00pm     5: Simon Birrer Strong lensing and the galaxy-halo connection
12:00pm     6: Jesse Golden-Marx Parameterizing the stellar mass-halo mass relation: incorporating the magnitude gap
12:00pm     7: Rita Tojeiro Assembly bias on the cosmic web
12:00pm     8: Hanwool Koo Observational evidence for spin alignments in isolated galaxy pairs
12:00pm     9: Alex Krolewski Measuring alignments between galaxies and filaments using galaxy spins from the MaNGA IFU Survey
12:30pm

Lunch Break

Session: Recent Results

2:00pm Guinevere Kauffmann (MPA Garching) The Gaseous Structure of Galaxy Halos[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:30pm Song Huang (UCSC) New Insights from the HSC survey on the Stellar Halos of Massive Galaxies[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:00pm Surhud More (U Tokyo IPMU) Assembly Bias and Splashback Radius on Cluster Scales: Observational Status[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm

Afternoon Break

Session: Results/Moderated Panel Discussion of Important Issues

4:00pm Priya Natarajan (Yale) New Insights on the Galaxy-halo Connection from Cluster Lensing[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:30pm Frank van den Bosch
Risa Wechsler
Andrew Hearin
Rachel Mandelbaum
Moderated Group Discussion of Important Issues in the Galaxy-Halo Connection[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Session: Halos and Simulations, Chair: Andrey Kravtsov (U Chicago)

9:00am Benedikt Diemer (Harvard U) Cold Dark Matter Halo Theory/Splashback Review[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Joop Schaye (Leiden U) Hydro Simulations Review[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Andrew Benson (Caltech) Semi-Analytic Models Overview[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

Lightning talks (~3 minutes) from conference participants

11:45am Participants Lightning talks[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am     1: August Evrard The galaxy-hot gas connection in massive halos
11:45am     2: Bhuvnesh Jain The boundaries and shapes of cluster halos
11:45am     3: Cristobal Sifon The galaxy-subhalo connection in massive clusters from weak lensing
11:45am     4: Johannes Ulf-Lange Brightest galaxies as tracers of the halo core
11:45am     5: Hung-Jin Huang Galaxy alignment in redMaPPer clusters
11:45am     6: Pierre Guillard The discovery of a massive, extended molecular gas reservoir in the halo of the spider-web proto-cluster.
11:45am     7: Hong Guo Galaxy assembly bias from HI-selected galaxies
11:45am     8: Elena Massara Designing a cosmology emulator with on demand simulations
11:45am     9: Ben Wibking Emulating galaxy-galaxy lensing observables in the deeply nonlinear regime
11:45am     10: Pascal Elahi SURFS: Synthetic UniveRses For Surveys
11:45am     11: Haojie Xu Global modelling of color and luminosity dependent galaxy clustering
11:45am     12: Hao-Yi Wu Constraining the galaxy-halo connection using the anisotropy of the cosmic FIR background
11:45am     13: Kareem El-Badry When do low-mass galaxies form disks
11:45am     14: Harry Desmond Dynamical constraints on the galaxy-halo connection
12:30pm

Lunch Break

Session Chair: Rita Tojeiro (U St. Andrews)

2:00pm Dylan Nelson (MPA Garching) IllustrisTNG: Galaxy Color Bimodality and Clustering
2:30pm Zheng Zheng (U Utah) z-Space Galaxy Clustering: Modeling, Velocity Bias, and Assembly Bias[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:00pm Andrey Kravtsov (U Chicago) The Size-Virial Relationships of Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm

Afternoon Break

4:00pm Mike Fall (STScI) The Sizes and Angular Momenta of Galaxies and Their Halos[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:30pm Marla Geha
Guinevere Kauffmann
Andrey Kravtsov
Joop Schaye
Bhuvnesh Jain
Moderated Group Discussion Panel[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm

RECEPTION

6:00pm

SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER

8:00pm

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Session: Recent Results, Chair: Benedikt Diemer (Harvard)

9:00am Peter Behroozi (UCB) The Universe Machine[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
9:30am Fangzhou Jiang (Hebrew U) On a Weak Correlation Between The Spins of Galaxies and Their Host Halos[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:00am Joel Primack (UCSC) Structural Evolution in the Galaxy-Halo Connection, and Halo Properties as a Function of Density and Web Environment[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

Session: New Results

11:00am Yao-Yuan Mao (U Pittsburgh) Beyond Assembly Bias[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:30am Jeremy Tinker (New York U) What Does Scatter Tell Us?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:00pm Andrej Dvornik (Leiden Obs) KiDS Weak Lensing Analysis of Assembly Bias in GAMA Galaxy Groups[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

2:00pm

FREE AFTERNOON-Shuttle Available to BWSCI

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Session: Galaxy-Halo Connection at the Extremes, Chair: Nitya Kallivayalil (U Virginia)

9:00am Alyson Brooks (Rutgers U) The Abundance of Dwarf Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:30am Shea Garrison-Kimmel (Caltech) Not So Lumpy After All: The Inevitable Depletion of Dark Matter Subhalos by Milky Way-size Galaxies[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:00am Annalisa Pillepich (MPIA Heidelberg) IllustrisTNG: DM halos, Stellar Halos, and the Galaxies at their Centers
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Andrew Wetzel (Caltech) Simulating MW-like Galaxies with Realistic Satellite Populations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:30am Marla Geha (Yale U) Satellite Galaxy Populations Around Milky Way Analogs[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:00pm Carlos Frenk (Durham U) How to Rule Out CDM?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

Session: Galaxy-Halo Connection Developments, Chair: Elisabeth Krause (SLAC)

2:00pm Myoungwon Jeon (U Arizona) Connecting the First Galaxies with Ultra-Faint Dwarfs in the LG[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:30pm Yen-Ting Lin (IPMU) Towards Understanding Massive Galaxy Formation: Mass Assembly History, Assembly Bias, and Conformity[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:00pm Alison Coil (UCSD) Galactic Conformity and Clustering as a Function of sSFR to z=1[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm

Afternoon Break

4:00pm Nitya Kallivayalil (U Virginia) Probing the Dark Halo of the Milky Way[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:30pm Shun Saito (MPA Garching) The Galaxy-Halo Connection for the BOSS CMASS Sample[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:00pm Alexie Leauthaud (UCSC) Massive Galaxies: Comparing HSC Results with Hydro Simulations[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm

RECEPTION

6:00pm

SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER

8:00pm

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Session: Galaxy-Halo Connection and Cosmology, Chair: Idit Zehavi (Case Western Reserve U)

9:00am Philip Mansfield (U Chicago) Halo Splashback Radius[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:30am Simon White (MPA Garching) Assembly Bias[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:00am Titouan Lazeyras (MPA Garching) Large-scale Assembly Bias from Separate Universe Simulations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Frank van den Bosch (Yale U) What Can We Learn from Small-scale Clustering?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:30am Uros Seljak (UCB) Modeling Galaxies as a Nonlinear Transformation of the Matter Field[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:00pm Elisabeth Krause (SLAC) The Galaxy-Halo Connection and Cosmology[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

Session: Summary Panel Discussion - Panel Moderator: Risa Wechsler (Stanford University/SLAC)

2:00pm Alexie Leauthaud
Rachel Somerville
Andrew Zentner
Carlos Frenk
Simon White
Final Discussion Panel[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm

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