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Workshop Program

Day 1 - Wednesday, July 13

Session 1 (9:00 - 10:20): preliminaries
Chair: Nancy Evans
9:00 - 9:05TananbaumWelcome address
9:05 - 9:20HartmannThe state of our knowledge 2003
9:20 - 9:35WolkAn X-ray Vision of Star Formation
9:35 - 9:50AllenWhat Spitzer is Teaching us about Star and Planet Formation
9:50 -10:05PadgettStar Formation Legacy of the Hubble Space Telescope
10:05-10:20Paul HoStudying Star Formation with the Submillimeter Array

POSTER VIEWING 10:20-11:00

Session 2 (11:00 - 12:30): The ISM
Chair: Alyssa Goodman
11:00-11:30Bruce ElmegreenPhases and Processes in the ISM
11:30-11:45Naomi RidgeThe COMPLETE Survey
11:45-12:00 William WallerMulti-Wavelength Diagnostics of Starbirth in Starbursts
12:00-12:15Sean CareySpitzer measurements of mid-infrared extinction in infrared-dark clouds
12:15-12:30Chair's comments


Session 3 (2:00 - 3:50) protostars Class 0 and I objects
Chair Norbert Schulz
2:00-2:30 Thierry MontmerleX-rays from protostars
2:35-2:50 Kenji HamaguchiThe First Definite Detection of X-rays from an Extremely Young Protostar
2:50-3:05Jeonghee RhoSpectacular Spitzer images of the Trifid Nebula: Protostars in a young, massive-star-forming region
3:05-3:20Tyler BourkeL1014-IRS: A proto-brown-dwarf in a starless core?
3:20-3:35Erik YoungSpitzer Observations of a Remarkable Star Forming Core in NGC 2264
3:35-3:50Chair's comments


Session 4 (4:30 - 6:00) Disks
Chair Sidney Wolff >A Hot Wind from TW Hya: Implications for X-rays
4:30-5:00Scott KenyonFormation of planets and debris disks in the terrestrial zone
5:00-5:15Joel KastnerX-ray diagnostics of pre-main sequence accretion and outflow activity
5:15-5:30Paola TestaX-ray diagnostics of grain depletion in matter accreting onto T Tauri stars
5:30-5:45Andrea Dupree
5:45-6:00Chair's comments

Day 2 - Thursday, July 14

Session 5 (9:00 - 10:30) Rotation
Chair John Stauffer
9:00 - 9:30Bill HerbstRotation of Low Mass Pre-Main Sequence Stars
9:30 - 9:45 Steve StromStellar Rotation: A Probe of Initial Star-Forming Conditions ?
9:45 - 10:00Luisa RebullRotation and Spitzer/IRAC fluxes in Orion
10:00 - 10:15Ettore FlaccomioRotational modulation of X-ray emission in Orion Nebula young stars
10:15 - 10:30Chair's comments

POSTER VIEWING 10:30-11:00

Session 6 (11:00 - 12:30) Populations
Chair Leisa Townsley
11:00-11:30Marc Gagne X-ray and Infrared Surveys of Star-Forming Regions
11:30-11:45Catherine SlesnickA Search for Pre-Main Sequence objects near the Taurus and Upper Scorpius Star-Forming Regions
11:45-12:00Robert GutermuthA Spitzer Survey of Young Stellar Clusters
12:00-12:15Laurent CambresyNew IC 348 members in the outer part of the cluster
12:15-12:30Chair's comments


Session 7 (2:00 - 3:30) Star Formation in Orion
Chair Tom Megeath
2:00-2:30Eric FeigelsonThe COUP
2:30-2:45Dawn Petersonbrown dwarfs in OMC2/3
2:45-3:00 James MuzerolleThe Spitzer View of Star Formation and Circumstellar Disk Evolution in NGC 2068/2071
3:00-3:15Cesar BricenoDisk Evolution in the Orion OB1 Association
3:15-3:30Chair's comments


Session 8 (4:15 - 6:00) More Star Formation
Chair Claus Leitherer
4:15-4:45Bernhard BrandlSpitzer and Chandra Views of Massive HII Regions in the Local Group
4:45-5:00Brad WhitmoreWhat We have Learned about Star Formation from the Antennae
5:00-5:15You-Hua Chu Spitzer View of Star Formation in the Large Magellanic Cloud
5:15-5:30 Jan ForbrichRadio, X-ray, and infrared variability of Young Stellar Objects in the Coronet cluster
5:30-5:45Salvatore SciortinoThe Deep Rho Oph XMM-NEWTON Observation (DROXO): Status and Initial Results
5:45-6:00Chair's comments

Day 3 - Friday, July 15

Session 9 (9:00 - 10:00) Young Stars and Education
Chair David Huenemoerder
9:00-9:15Nancy Remage EvansMultiplicity Among Massive Stars
9:15-9:30Fabio FavataLarge magnetic structures in YSO in Orion
9:30-9:45Alexandre AieboIs the efficiency of magnetic braking limited by polar spots?
9:45-10:00William WallerEducational Applications of Star Formation Research


"Splendid" Splinter Sessions:



2:00-4:00 Reports from splinter sessions and white paper summary

  • 2:00-2:30 Rotation - Strom
  • 2:30-3:00 Populations - Walter
  • 3:00-3:30 Disks - Calvert
  • 3:30-4:00 White paper - SOC


Some contributed posters:

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