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KITP Conference: Applications of Gravitational Lensing: Unique Insights into Galaxy Formation and Evolution (October 3-6, 2006)
Coordinators: Leon Koopmans, Chung-Pei Ma, Ben Moore, Peter Schneider, Tommaso Treu

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Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Morning Session Chair: Magda Arnaboldi

Opening Session

8:45am David Gross
(UCSB, KITP Director)
Welcome [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:00am Paul Schechter
(MIT)
Galaxies: What do we know and how do we know it?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

The Outer Regions of DM Haloes

10:00am Julio Navarro
(Univ. Victoria)
Galaxy Dark-Matter Halos: Their Formation, Structure and Evolution[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:40am MORNING BREAK
11:10am James Bullock
(UC Irvine)
The Outer Haloes and Their Tracers (X-ray/satellites)[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:35am Priya Natarajan
(Yale Univ.)
Galaxy-Galaxy Lensing Constraints on Mass Profiles[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:00pm POSTER SESSION/DISCUSSION [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Konrad Kuijken

The Inner Cusps of DM Haloes

1:55pm Jürg Diemand
(UC Sta Cruz)
Convergence and Scatter of DM Density Profiles[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:20pm Oleg Gnedin
(Univ. of Michigan)
Inner Regions of Galaxies and the Effects of Baryons[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Robert Swaters
(Univ. Maryland)
DM Cusps in Galaxies from Rotation Curves[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:10pm David Rusin
(Univ. of Penn)
Constraints on the Inner Region of Galaxies from Strong Lensing[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:35pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:05pm Dennis Zaritsky
(Univ. of Arizona)
Constraints on Clusters & Cluster-Galaxies from their Baryonic Content[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:30pm David Sand
(Univ. of Arizona)
Constraints on the Inner Region of Clusters from Strong Lensing[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:00pm POSTER SESSION/DISCUSSION [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:45pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI
6:00pm WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION At the Best Western South Coast Inn (no return shuttle to KITP)

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Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Morning Session Chair: Steve Myers

CDM Substructure

9:00am Ben Moore
(Univ. of Zurich)
The Formation of CDM Substructure[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:40am Andrey Kravtsov
(Univ. of Chicago)
The Evolution & Destruction of CDM Substructure[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:05am Douglas Clowe
(Univ. Arizona)
A Direct Empirical Proof of the Existence of Dark Matter[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Christopher Kochanek
(Ohio State)
CDM Substructure and its Evidence from Strong Lensing[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:40am Maruša Bradač
(Stanford)
Comparing Simulations with Observations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:05pm Raja Guhathakurta
(UC Sta Cruz)
Substructure in the Local Group[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Crystal Martin

Relating Supermassive Black Holes, Stars and DM Halos

2:00pm Chung-Pei Ma
(UC Berkeley)
Stars, Dark Matter, and SMBHs in Elliptical Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:40pm Darren Croton
(UC Berkeley)
Interplay between Stars, Dark matter and SMBHs[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:05pm Tommaso Treu
(UCSB)
Galaxy Scaling Laws under the Gravitational Microscope[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm Joachim Wambsganss
(Heidelberg Univ.)
Microlensing and Compact objects in Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:40pm Milos Milosavljevic
(Caltech)
SMBH in the Centers of Galaxies[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:15pm WINE AND BEER KITP Courtyard
6:00pm SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER KITP Courtyard
8:00pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI *time is flexible

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Thursday, October 05, 2006

Morning Session Chair: Ortwin Gerhard

Synergy: Gravitational Lensing and Other Methods to Measure Mass

9:00am Giuseppe Bertin
(Univ. Milano)
Constraints from Stellar Dynamics & X-rays on Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:40am Leon Koopmans
(Kapteyn Institute)
Joint Lensing and Stellar Dynamics of Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:05am Stacy McGaugh
(Univ. Maryland)
Balance of Dark and Luminous Mass in Rotating Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Jean-Paul Kneib
(OAMP France)
Lensing, Dynamics and X-rays of Clusters of Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

Gravitational Telescopes: High-z & Faint Sources

11:25am Roser Pello
(Obs. Midi-Pyrenees)
Galaxies Surveys at the EoR with Gravitational Telescopes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:05pm Siang Peng Oh
(UCSB)
What we want to find out about the sources of reionization.[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:45pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Genevieve Soucail

2:15pm Massimo Stiavelli
(STScI, MD)
Detecting first light: ultra-deep surveys with gravitational telescopes and the JWST.[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:40pm Michael Rauch
(Carnegie Obs.)
Galaxy Formation and the High-z IGM[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:05pm Andrew Blain
(Caltech)
Multi-wavelength Properties & Kinematics of Lensed Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK

Lensing, LSS and Cosmology

4:00pm Charles Keeton
(Rutgers)
Cosmology with Strong Lensing[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:25pm Bhuvnesh Jain
(Univ. of Penn)
Cosmology with Weak Lensing[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:00pm RECEPTION KITP Courtyard
6:30pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI *time is flexible

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Friday, October 06, 2006

Morning Session Chair: Lori Lubin

9:00am Neal Jackson
(Univ. Manchester)
Hubble Constant from Lensing and Other Methods[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

Strong Lens Surveys

9:25am Ann Zabludoff
(Univ. of Arizona)
Galaxy Groups and Lensing[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:50am Christopher Fassnacht
(UC Davis)
Lens Galaxies and their Enviroment[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:15am MORNING BREAK
10:45am Dan Maoz
(Tel Aviv Univ.)
Lens Surveys & Statistics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:10am Adam Bolton
(Harvard, CfA)
Spectroscopically Selected Lenses[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:35am Philip Marshall
(Stanford/UCSB)
Future Searches for Lenses[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:00pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Matthias Steinmetz

Future Outlook

1:30pm Richard Ellis
(Caltech)
Observational Studies of Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:00pm Rosemary Wyse
(John Hopkins)
Galaxy Structure[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
3:00pm Piero Madau
(UC Sta Cruz)
Reionization and Substructure[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm Tony Tyson
(UC Davis)
Instrumentation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:00pm Peter Schneider
(Univ. of Bonn)
Conference Summary and Future Outlook [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:00pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI Shuttle available to SB Airport and SB Airbus also. *time is flexible

ABSTRACTS/POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Eric Agol
(Univ. Washington)
Death of a Cosmic String Lens Candidate
Matt Auger
(UC Davis)
The Gravitational Lens -- Galaxy Group Connection
Edward Boyce
(Univ. of Manchester)
The Extragalactic Lens VLBI Imaging Survey (ELVIS): Searching for Central Images
Virginie Chantry
(Univ. de Liège)
Deconvolution of HST images of the Cloverleaf gravitational lens: Detection of the lensing galaxy and an incomplete Einstein ring.
Jaqueline Chen
(Univ. of Chicago)
Astrometric Perturbations in Strong Lenses from CDM Substructure
Julie Comerford
(UC Berkeley)
Density Profiles and Concentrations of Strong Lensing Clusters
Barun Dhar
(Univ. of Minn.)
Non-Parametric Mass Reconstruction of the Lens SDSS1004
Sudeep Das
(Princeton)
A New Analytic Model for Lensing Convergence
Benjamin Dobke
(Univ. of Cambridge)
Halo Density Profiles from Lensing Time Delays and Tidal Interactions of Lens Galaxies
Alex Eigenbrod & Frédéric Courbin
(EPFL SB IPEP LASTRO )
Integral Field Spectroscopy of the Lensing Galaxy in the Einstein Cross
Árdís Elíasdóttir
(Niels Bohr Inst.)
Extinction Curves of Lensing Galaxies
Aleksi Halkola
(Ludwig Max. Univ.)
Extensions of Galaxy Haloes in Abell 1689 using Strong Galaxy-Galaxy Lensing
Stefan Hilbert
(MPI für Astrophysik)
Ray Tracing through the Millennium Simulation
Eric Jullo
(ESO, Chile)
Lenstool and Cosmological Parameters
Alina Kiessling
(Swinburne Univ.)
Shapes of Dark Matter Halos from Weak Lensing
Marie Lemoine-Busserolle
(Univ. of Oxford)
3D Kinematics of High-Z Galaxies as seen through the Gravitational Telescope
Eran Ofek
(Caltech)
SDSS1004 and beyond
Masamune Oguri
(Stanford)
The SDSS Quasar Lens Search
Johan Richard
(Caltech)
Strong Lensing by massive clusters at z~0.2 - 0.5
Eduardo Rozo
(Ohio State Univ.)
The Impact of Baryonic Cooling on Giant Arc Abundances
Marina Shmakova
(Stanford, SLAC)
2-nd Order Gravitational Lensing in UDF
Christel Vuissoz
(EPFL)
New Results of the COSMOGRAIL Project
Olaf Wucknitz
(JIVE, NL)
How can B0218+357 be isothermal?
HongSheng Zhao
(SUPA)
Bullet cluster and MOND/TeVeS

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