Planet Formation and Evolution 2011

Monday, October 8

08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:10 D. Schleicher Welcome

Session I: Chemistry

09:10-09:50 K. Omukai (Invited Talk) Star formation in low-metallicity gas: thermal and chemical processes
09:50-10:15 D. Galli (Highlight Talk) Molecule formation in the early universe
10:15-10:35 C. M. Coppola Out of equilibrium: the interesting case of early universe chemistry
10:35-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:25 S. Cazaux (Highlight Talk) The impact of dust on interstellar gas
11:25-11:45 T. Grassi Reduction methods for astrochemical networks
11:45-12:05 S. Bovino Complexity reduction of astrochemical networks: a topological approach
12:05-13:45 Lunch

Session II: Low-metallicity star formation

13:45-14:10 R. Schneider (Highlight Talk) Probing the formation of the first low-mass stars with stellar archaeology
14:10-14:30 P. Clark The IMF of primordial and low-metallicity stars
14:30-14:50 M. Latif High resolution studies of massive primordial halos
14:50-15:10 R. J. Smith The effects of dark matter annihilation upon the low-metallicity ISM
15:10-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:10 A. Ferrara (Invited Talk) Elusive, rare, hidden: First stars
16:10-16:35 S. Glover Is molecular gas necessary for star formation?
16:35-16:55 Coffee break
16:55-17:15 G. Dopcke The stellar IMF at very low-metallicities
17:15-17:35 U. Maio Numerical simulations of feedback effects in the cosmic gas
18:00 Welcome Reception

Back to main programme Tuesday, October 9