SPS5- Minor merging as a driver of galaxy evolution

JENAM-11: 7 July 2011, St Petersburg

Scientific Program
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Thursday 7 July 2011
I- 1st SPS5 Session
ChairOlga Sil'chenko
09:30-10:00 Carlton Baugh (Durham, UK): The importance of minor mergers in hierarchical galaxy formation
10:00-10:15 Carlos Lopez-SanJuan (Marseille, France): The minor merger history of the most massive galaxies since z=1
10:15-10:30 M. Carmen Eliche-Moral (Madrid, Spain): Formation of stellar inner discs and rings in spiral galaxies through minor mergers
10:30-10:45 Natalia Sotnikova (St Petersburg, Russia): Structure and dynamics of Malin 1
10:45-11:00 Anjali Varghese (Strasbourg, France): Stellar Streams as Probes of Dark Halo Morphology
II- Plenary Session
11:30-13:00 Plenary 4 Tycho Brahe Prize and Young outstanding researcher


III- 2nd SPS5 Session
ChairCarlton Baugh
15:00-15:30 Pierre-Alain Duc (Saclay, France): The role of minor vs major mergers in the mass assembly of early-type galaxies
15:30-16:00 Raffaella Morganti (ASTRON & Groningen, NL): Presence of gas in early-type galaxies, as a signature of minor mergers
16:00-16:15 Igor Chilingarian (Strasbourg, France & Moscow, Russia): Large scale nested stellar discs in NGC7217
16:15-16:30 Ebrova Ivana (Prague, Czech Republic): Shell Galaxies: Minor Merger Products
IV- Plenary Session
17:00-18:20 Plenary 5 PT5+6
V- 3rd SPS5 Session
ChairFrancoise Combes
18:30-19:00 Paola di Matteo (Obs-Paris, France): Minor mergers and their impact on the observed properties of galaxies
19:00-19:15 Annelies Cloet-Osselaer (Ghent, Belgium: Dwarf galaxies merger trees   |   The movie
19:15-19:45 Alexei Moiseev (SAO-RAS, Russia): Inner polar disks and rings: observational properties


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