68th Dutch
Astronomy Conference

Lommel (B), May 15-17, 2013

Preliminairy program

This is the final program of the 2013 Dutch Astronomy Conference. A pdf-version of the abstract book may be retrieved from here: NAC 2013 program & abstract book.

Wednesday May 15th
TimeSpeakerTitle
11:45 Departure bus from Eindhoven centraal station to NAC conference
11:30 Departure bus from Lommel station to NAC conference
12:30 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 13:35Christoffel Waelkens (LOC and chairperson NAC)Welcome and opening of 68th Dutch Astronomy Conference [NAC2013]
13:35 - 14:05Henny Lamers (UvA/UU)The evolution of the stellar mass function of star clusters
14:05 - 14:25Umut Yildiz (Univ. Leiden)High-J CO survey of low-mass protostars with Herschel
14:25 - 14:45Joeri Schroyen (UGent) Dynamical heating and the survival of metallicity gradients in simulated dwarf galaxies
14:45 - 15:05Thijs Coenen (UvA)The LOFAR pilot pulsar surveys
15:05 - 15:25Joke Claeys (RU Nijmegen)The progenitor evolution of Type Ia supernovae
15:25 - 16:10Coffee break (check-in) & poster-session
16:10 - 16:30 Javier Moldon (ASTRON)VLBI radio structure of gamma-ray binary PSR
16:30 - 16:50 Maithili Kalamkar (UvA)Probing the accretion-flow dynamics using energy dependent variability analyses in black hole x-ray binaries
16:50 - 17:10 Saleem Zaroubi (RU Groningen)The Epoch of reionization with LOFAR: statistical properties and imaging
17:10 - 17:30 Erik Arends (Univ. Leiden)Universe Awareness (UNAWE)
17:30 - 18:00 Marieke Baan & Franka Buurmeijer (NOVA)Active outreach
18:00 - 18:30 Stichting De KoepelAwarding of ''Willem de Graaffprijs''
18:45 - 20:00Dinner
20:30 + Social evening event
Thursday May 16th
08:00 - 09:00Breakfast
TimeSpeakerTitle
09:00 - 09:30 Raffaella Morganti (ASTRON)Cold Gas in the life of radio sources
09:30 - 09:50 Joachim Vanderbeke (UGent)Homogeneous SDSS photometry for the Galactic globular cluster system
09:50 - 10:10 Montserrat Aramas Padilla (UvA)Subluminous accreting black holes and neutron stars
10:10 - 10:30 Stephan Peters (Univ Groningen)The shape of dark matter halos in edge-on galaxies
10:30 - 11:00Coffee break & poster-session
11:00 - 11:20 Steven Bloemen (KU Leuven)Stellar masses from Kepler photometry
11:20 - 11:40 Kuo-Song Wang (Univ Leiden)Small scale kinematics in massive star-forming cores
11:40 - 12:00 Robin Lombaert (KU Leuven)OH127.8+0.0: The Antarctic of the Milky Way
12:00 - 12:20 Mher Kazandjian (Univ. Leiden)Mechanical Heating in Galaxy Centers : effect on diagnostics
12:20 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 16:15 Organised by social committee Indoor & outdoor social activities
16:15 - 16:45Coffee break & poster-session
16:45 - 17:15 Leen Decin (KU Leuven)Herschel's view on late stages of stellar evolution - New enigmas to be solved with ALMA
17:15 - 17:35 Nicki Mennekens (VUB)The formation of type Ia supernovae
17:35 - 17:55 Tim van Werkhoven (Univ. Leiden)Adaptive optics: from telescopes to microscopes
17:55 - 18:15 Jacopo Fritz (UGent)Herschel exploitation of local galaxy Andromeda
18:30 - 19:45Dinner
19:45 - 20:00Henny Lamers (chairperson poster prize committee)Poster Award Ceremony
20:00 - 21:00Henri Verschelde (UGent)Evening Lecture: Cosmology of the Heart
21:00 + Drinks and games


Friday May 17th
08:00 - 09:00Breakfast and check-out (before 10:00)
TimeSpeakerTitle
09:00 - 09:30Erwin De Blok (ASTRON)The HALOGAS Survey: Extra-planar gas around nearby galaxies
09:30 - 09:50Amin Aminaei (RU Nijmegen)The prospects of radio detection of UHECRv on the Moon surface
09:50 - 10:10Michel Hillen (KU Leuven)An interferometric study of the post-AGB binary 89 Herculis
10:10 - 10:30Ilse De Looze (U Gent)The reliability of [CII] as a star formation rate indicator
10:30 - 11:00Coffee break & poster-session
11:00 - 11:30Bestuur Pastoor SchmeitsfondsAwarding of ''Pastoor Schmeitsprijs 2013''
11:30 - 12:00Remo Tilanus (Univ. Leiden)Recent results from ALMA and future mmVLBI
12:00 - 12:30Rob Hammerschlag (Univ. Leiden)Large-field high-resolution mosaic movies
12:30 - 12:40Christoffel Waelkens (chairperson NAC) Closing of NAC 2013
12:45 - 14:00Lunch
14:00Departure buses to Eindhoven and Lommel train station

 

 

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