Galaxy Evolution Through Secular Processes
IAU Special Session 3, Beijing, China, August 20-24, 2012
Program Outline (Updated June 15, 2012)

Monday, August 20, 2012

Session 1: Observational and theoretical overviews
10:30-10:35 R. Buta - Welcome
10:35-11:15 J. Kormendy - Introduction to internal and evironmental secular evolution in disk galaxies (Invited)
11:15-11:45 D. Pfenniger - Overview of dynamical mechanisms of secular evolution (Invited)
11:45-12:15 X. Zhang - The role of collective effects and secular mass migration on galactic transformation (Invited)
12:15-12:30 J. Lepine - The role of resonances on the evolution of galactic disks

Session 2: Evolution of Spirals and Bars
14:00-14:30 J. Sellwood - Lifetimes of bars and spirals (Invited)
14:30-15:00 E. Athanassoula - Structures in disk galaxies from internal or external processes (Invited)
15:00-15:15 E. Martinez-Garcia - Signatures of long-lived spiral patterns
15:15-15:30 K. Masters - Revealing Galactic Scale Bars with the help of Galaxy Zoo

Session 3: Barred Galaxies (continued)
16:00-16:30 K. Sheth - Bar Properties as seen in the Spitzer Survey of Stellar Structure in Galaxies (S4G) (Invited)
16:30-17:00 J. Knapen - Galactic rings and secular evolution in barred galaxies (Invited)
17:00-17:30 J. Shen - Multiple bars and secular evolution (Invited)
17:30-17:45 S. Erroz - Kinematical Evidence for Secular Evolution in S4G Spirals
17:45-18:00 K. Saha - Rotation of classical bulges during secular evolution of barred galaxies

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Session 4: Barred and Early-Type Galaxies
10:30-11:00 M. Cappellari - Parallel-sequencing of fast rotator ETGs and spiral galaxies (Invited)
11:00-11:30 E. Laurikainen - NIRS0S and secular evolution spanning the Sa/S0/disky E boundaries (Invited)
11:30-11:45 H. Salo - Comparison of NIRS0S Ks-band and S4G 3.6 micron data: Fourier amplitudes, force profiles, and color maps
11:45-12:00 B. Ferreira Ramos - Characterization of Peculiar Early-Type Galaxies in the Local Universe
12:00-12:15 A. Rys - 3D View on Virgo and Field Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies: Late-type Origin and Environmental Transformations
12:15-12:30 E. Toloba - Kinematic Properties and Dark Matter Halos of Virgo Dwarf Early-type Galaxies

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Session 5: Stellar Populations and Star Formation
10:30-11:00 R. Peletier - Stellar populations in bulges and disks and the secular evolution connection (Invited)
11:00-11:30 D. Fisher - The Gas and Star Formation in Bulges (Invited)
11:30-11:45 R. Gonzalez-Delgado - The Growth of Mass and Metallicity in Bulges and Disks
11:45-12:00 D. Gadotti - Rejuvenation of bulges by bars: evidence from stellar population analysis
12:00-12:15 L. Morelli - Stellar Populations of Bulges in Galaxies with a Low Surface Brightness Disk
12:15-12:30 J. Braine - Evolution of the Star Formation Efficiency in Galaxies

Session 6: Thick Disks, AGN, Bulges, and Dwarfs
14:00-14:30 S. Comeron - The Origin of Thick Disks (Invited)
14:30-14:45 D. Streich - Vertical structure of stellar populations in galaxy disks
14:45-15:00 M. Cisternas - The downplayed role of secular processes in the co-evolution of galaxies and black holes
15:00-15:15 M. Fabricius - A Longslit Spectroscopic Survey of Bulges in Disk Galaxies (to be presented by D. Fisher)
15:15-15:30 E. Lokas - Tidal Evolution of Dwarf Galaxies with Shallow Dark Matter Density Profiles

Session 7: The Milky Way
16:00-16:30 V. Debattista - Secular evolution in the Milky Way (Invited)
16:30-17:00 X-W. Liu - The Digital Sky Survey of the Galactic Anti-center (Invited)
17:00-17:15 M. Valluri - Frequency Maps as a Probe of Secular Evolution in the Milky Way
17:15-17:30 Y. Wang - A new self-consistent model of the bar of the Milky Way
17:30-17:45 I. Martinez-Valpuesta - A secular evolution model for the Milky Way bar and bulge
17:45-18:00 M.-Y. Chou - Chemical fingerprinting of stellar populations in the Milky Way halo

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Session 8: Radial Mixing
10:30-11:00 P. Sanchez-Blasquez - Quantifying the Mixing Due to Bars (Invited)
11:00-11:15 J. Bakos - The Outskirts of Spiral Galaxies: Probing Stellar Migration Theory
11:15-11:30 Di Matteo - Radial mixing in galaxy disks: how, when, where
11:30-11:45 M. Haywood - Searching for observational evidence of radial mixing in the Milky Way disk
11:45-12:00 J. Yu - A Test for Radial Mixing Due to Local Star Samples
12:00-12:15 Z. Li - Disk Structures in the CGS Survey
12:15-12:30 M. Fujii - Dynamical evolution of star clusters in transient spiral arms

Session 9: Implications on Secular evolution from Structural and Morphological Analysis
14:00-14:25 A. Graham - How well can we identify pseudobulges?
14:25-14:45 J. Beckman - Outer Disk Profiles as Tracers of Secular Evolution
14:45-15:00 L. Kelvin - Quantifying Secular Evolution Through Structural Decomposition
15:00-15:15 E. Emsellem - Bar-driven evolution of fast rotators: the role and fate of bars in early- and late-type galaxies
15:15-15:30 J. Janz - Dissecting Early-Type Dwarf Galaxies into their Multiple Components

Session 10: Isolated Galaxies and Local Environmental Effects
16:00-16:30 L. Verdes-Montenegro - Galaxies driven only by secular evolution? (Invited)
16:30-17:00 F. Combes - The role of external gas accretion on secular transformations (Invited)
17:00-17:15 M. Fernandez Lorenzo - Effects of Secular Evolution on the Star Formation History of Galaxies
17:15-17:30 N. Brosch - Hoag's Object: the quintessential ring galaxy
17:30-17:45 P. Nair - The Role of Close Pair Interactions in Triggering Stellar Bars
17:45-18:00 S. Heap - Role of massive stars in the evolution of primitive galaxies

Friday, August 24, 2012

Session 11: Secular Evolution in a Cosmological Context. I.
08:30-09:00 S. White - The Influence of Halo Evolution on Galaxy Structure (Invited)
09:00-09:30 R. Roskar - Shaping Disk Galaxy Stellar Populations via Internal and External Processes (Invited)
09:30-09:45 M. Martig - Bars in a cosmological context
09:45-10:00 M. Bethermin - Star formation history: secular processes in "main sequence" galaxies versus merger-driven starbursts

Session 12: Secular Evolution in a Cosmological Context. II.
10:30-11:00 B. Elmegreen - Secular evolution in young galaxies (Invited)
11:00-11:15 L-H. Lin - Hydrodynamical Simulations of the Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1097
11:15-11:30 V. Strazzullo - Galaxies in most dense environments at z~1.4
11:30-11:45 M. Povic - The ALHAMBRA project: morphological classification
11:45-12:00 A. Monachesi - Testing Galaxy Formation Models with the GHOSTS survey: The Stellar Halo of M81
12:00-12:30 Conclusions and Open Questions: R. Buta (Observations); D. Pfenniger (Theory)

Poster Contributions Accepted

Ann, H. - Spiral Morphology in X-ray selected Clusters
Arumalla, B. - Abundance analysis of an extended sample of open clusters: a search for chemical inhomogeneities
Barros, D. - Evidences of the Corotation Resonance Effect on the Galactic Distribution of Old Open Clusters and Cepheids
Basto-Pineda, J. - The Cusp/Core Problem in the GHASP Sample
Beckman, J. - Evidence for Coupled Resonant Structures in the Disks of Galaxies
Buta, R. - Secular Morphological Evolution of Galaxies
Cao, C. - Multiwavelength Study of Bar-driven Galaxy Secular Evolution
Casas-Miranda, R. - Dwarf dark matter-free satellites of the Milky Way - a set of simulations
Cervantes-Sodi, B. - The spin of late-type galaxies at high redshift
Chang, C. - The Information Of Milky Way From 2MASS Whole Sky Star Counts: The Bimodal Color Distributions
Chen, K. - Gadget Simulations of the First Galaxy Formation
Chen, R. - Galaxy groups around giant radio galaxies DA240, NGC6251, NGC315 and 4C73.08
Correr, J. - Probing the spiral arms: a new potential
Cropper, M. - Evidence against Density Waves as the Origin of Spiral Structure
Curir, A. - Archeological clues of the chemo-dynamical evolution of the Milky Way thick disk.
De-Souza-Braga, C. - Modeling the gas flow within the spiral arms
Gerssen, J. - Constraints on disk heating agents across the Hubble sequence
Gomez, F. - Characterizing the formation history of Milky Way-like stellar haloes through model emulators
Gomez, F. - Signatures of minor mergers in the Milky Way disc I: The SEGUE stellar sample
Hao, T. - Searching Stellar Stream in the Galaxy based on the Blue Horizontal Branch Stars
Hau, G. - Large-scale disk regeneration in the Early-Type Galaxy IC 5063
Hojaev, A. - Census of Molecular Clouds in the Galaxy
Hojaev, A. - Parameters of Star Formation in Selected Areas of the Galaxy
Jiang, I. - The Material and Wave Velocities of Rings, and Their Implications on the Evolution of Ring Galaxies
Jing, L. - On Rings and Streams in the Galactic Anti-Center
Jose, R. - Gas, dust and star formation across the sample of the Nearby Galaxies Legacy Survey at the JCMT.
Menendez-Delmestre, K. - Bar properties as a function of wavelength: a local baseline with S4G for high redshift studies
Kemp, S. - Unusual S0 galaxies in the Virgo Cluster
Kim, J. - Disk Galaxy Warp Formation via Fly-by Encounters
Knapen, J. - The DAGAL project: Detailed Anatomy of GALaxies
Laine, J. - Disk truncations in the S4G sample (Spitzer Survey for Stellar Structure in Galaxies)
Li, J. - The Age-velocity Relation of Stars in the Solar Neighborhood
Li, Z. - Disk Structures in The CGS Survey
Marino, R. - IFS and multi-wavelength imaging of nearby spiral galaxies: NGC5668 as a pilot case for MEGARA.
Matos, S. - Pashen Star Formation History of the Universe with HiZELS
Mendes-de-Oliveira, C. - The Tully-Fisher relation for interacting and field galaxies at z=0: lessons to be learned for high redshift TF work
Monroy, R. - Using Halo Wide Binaries to find an upper bound to the mass of the MACHO's
Monroy-Rodriguez, M. - Modeling secular formation of galaxies with a modified GEM field
Nelson, P. - Thousands of Milky Ways: galaxy satellites and building blocks
Pirzkal, N. - The Emission Line Objects At z<1.7 As Seen By PEARS
Nuritdinov, S. - Early vs Late-type galaxies: Globular cluster systems and Empirical dependences
Nuritdinov, S. - Secular vs Dynamic Processes: Ringed galaxies, classification and Non-linear theory
Oleksiy, G. - Modelling the Milky Way disc
Penny, S. - New evidence for a tidal stream in the Antlia Dwarf Galaxy
Pustilnik, S. - Dwarf galaxy secular evolution: implications from the study of the large sample in the nearby Lynx-Cancer void
ROBLES, V. - Galaxy Rotation Curves from Finite Temperature Scalar Field Dark Matter
SINGH, A. - Intrinsic Shapes of Elliptical Galaxies: NGC 4261 and NGC 4374 Using Modified Prior
Seidel, M. - Constraints on secular evolution in unbarred spiral galaxies: understanding bulge and disk formation
Seigar, M. - The Connection Between Shear And Star Formation In Spiral Galaxies: Disk Star Formation Rates From 24-micron Spitzer Imaging Data
Sierra, A. - Determination of Resonance Locations in a Sample of Barred Spiral Galaxies
Silva, S. - Evolution and Luminosity Functions of Radio Sources in the HDFS
Sokolova, Y. - Study of the low luminosity GPS radio source PKS B2254-367 (IC 1459) from VLBI observations
Stonkute, E. - Chemical imprints of past accretion events in the Galaxy
Strazzullo, V. - Cluster galaxies 10 billion years ago
Streich, D. - Substructures in the outskirts of M83 (NGC5236)
Thoene, C. - Green pea galaxies and GRB hosts - different evolutionary stages of the same galaxy or different galaxies?
Treuthardt, P. - Dynamical Models of NGC 3124: A Galaxy with an Apparent Counter-Winding Bar-Spiral Hybrid
Vasilkova, O. - 3-D numerical simulation of Scorpio-Centaurus group motion
Wang, H. - Numerical exploration of the linear regimes of density wave formation in self-gravitating disks
Yano, T. - Estimation for Dynamical Structure of our Galaxy by the Future Astrometric Data, Gaia and JASMINE.
Zhang, Z. - On the understanding of our Galaxy with chemically peculiar stars
Zhiyuan, L. - X-ray halos around super-thin galaxies as a test of galaxy formation models
Zhou, Z. - Multi-wavelength Study of Star Formation Properties in Barred Galaxies