Scientific Program

 

Sunday 9 October

15:00 – 20:00 Registration

18:30 – 20:30 Welcome Cocktail

 

 

Monday 10 October

08:00 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome address 

Session 1: A census of the Post­AGB stars and PN populations

Chair: Arturo Manchado

09:15 – 09:45 Historical overview​ Silvia Torres­Peimbert [25+5]

09:45 – 10:15 Challenges faced by PNe surveys​ ​David Frew [25+5]

10:15 – 10:45 Post­AGB nebulae studies​ ​Eric Lagadec [25+5]

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break & poster viewing

11:15 – 11:35 Infrared studies of post­AGB stars and PNe Kyung­Won Suh [15+5]

11:35 – 11:55 PNe in the UWISH2 H2 northern Galactic plane survey T.M. Gledhill [15+5] 

11:55 – 12:15 Planetary nebulae science with 10m telescopes: the GTC perspective Romano L. M. Corradi [15+5]

12:15 – 12:35 The Hong Kong AAO Strasbourg H-alpha planetary nebulae research platform: HASH Quentin Parker [15+5]

12:35 – 14:00 Lunch break & poster viewing

 

Session 2: PNe as a versatile laboratory I

Chair: Michael Barlow

14:00 – 14:30 Photoionization modelsof planetary nebulaeChristophe Morisset [25+5]

14:30 – 15:00 Gaseous abundances in PNe: what have we learned in the past five years? Gloria Delgado Inglada [25+5]

15:00 – 15:20 The kinematical behavior of ORLs and CELs in planetary nebular M. Pena [15+5]

15:20 – 15:40 Imaging the elusive H-poor gas in high ADF planetary nebulae Jorge García-Rojas [15+5]

15:40 – 16:00 Close binary central stars and the abundance discrepancy - new extreme objects Roger Wesson [15+5]

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break & poster viewing

16:30 – 17:00 Atomic data and neutron­-capture element abundancesin planetary nebulae Nick Sterling [25+5]

17:00 – 17:20 Abundances of iron-group elements in planetary nebulae and consequences for chemical enrichment and evolution Harriet Dinerstein [15+5]  

17:20 – 17:50 Stellar yields and abundances Maria Lugaro  [25+5]

17:50 – 18:10 i-process nucleosynthesis in AGB stars Carolyn Doherty [15+5]

18:10 – 18:30 Understanding Galactic planetary nebulae with precise/reliable nebular abundances D. A. García-Hernández [15+5]

 

 

Tuesday 11 October

09:00 – 09:20 3He abundances in planetary nebulae L. Guzman-Ramirez [15+5]

09:20 – 09:40 X­-ray studies of PNe Rodolfo(Rudy) Montez ​​ [15+5]

09:40 – 10:00 Analysis of the X-ray spectrum of the hot bubble of BD+30° 3639 D. Schoenberner [15+5]

10:00 – 10:20 Revealing the location of the mixing layer in a hot bubble Martín A. Guerrero [15+5]

10:20 – 10:50 Coffee break & poster viewing

 

Session 3: PNe as a versatile laboratory II

Chair: Alberto Lopez

10:50 – 11:20 Dust in PNe​ ​Greg Sloan [25+5]

11:20 – 11:50 Herschel studies​ ​Griet van de Steene  [25+5]

11:50 – 12:10 Magnetic Fields from the Post-AGB to Planetary Nebula Phase​ Laurence Sabin [15+5] 

12:10 – 14:00 Lunch break & poster viewing

 

14:00 – 14:30 Molecular studies of PNe Yong Zhang [25+5]

14:30 – 14:50 Planetary nebulae as the birth sites of cosmic fullerenes J. Cami [15+5]

14:50 – 15:10 The formation of fullerenes in planetary nebulae as seen by GTC/Canaricam J. Jairo Díaz-Luis [15+5]

15:10 – 15:30 Subarsecond molecular hydrogen imaging of NGC 2346 with GSAOI/GeMS Arturo Manchado [15+5]

15:30 – 16:50 Group photo, Coffee break & poster viewing

 

Session 4: From the AGB to the WD stellar phases

Chair: Miriam Pena

16:50 – 17:20 The Initial­-final mass relation Jeffrey Cummings [25+5]

17:20 – 17:40 Modelling dust production in AGB stars​ Flavia Dell’Agli [15+5]​​

 

 

Wednesday 12 October

09:00 – 09:20Central stars of PNeDavid Jones [15+5]

09:20 – 09:40 [WN] central stars of planetary nebulae H. Todt [15+5]

09:40 – 10:00 The rapid evolution of the central star of the Stingray Nebula - latest news from the HST N. Reindl [15+5]

10:00 – 10:20 New models for the evolution of central stars of planetary nebulae: Faster and Brighter Marcelo M. Miller Bertolami [15+5]

10:20 – 10:40 The star formation history of the Galactic bulge Albert Zijlstra [15+5]

10:40 – 11:10 Coffee break & poster viewing

11:10 – 11:30 The kinematics of the nebular shells around low mass progenitors of PNe with low metallicity M. Pereyra [15+5]

11:30 – 11:50 Planet destruction and the shaping of planetary nebulae Laura Boyle [15+5]

11:50 – 13:00 Lunch break

13:15       Departure for excursion

 

 

Thursday 13 October

Session 5: The connection between binary evolution and PN phenomena

Chair: Roberto Mendez

09:00 – 09:30 Circumstellar Spirals/Shells/Arcs: the messages from binary stars​ ​Hyosun Kim​ ​ [25+5]

09:30 – 10:00 Common ­envelope evolution Jason Nordhaus [25+5]

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break & poster viewing

10:30 – 10:50 Planetary nebulae from common envelope interactions: irrelevant or fundamental? Orsola De Marco [15+5]

10:50 – 11:10 Single, rotating stars and the influence of companions on PNe shaping Eva Villaver [15+5]

11:10 - 11:30 Where are the binaries in proto-planetary nebulae? Results of a long-term radial velocity study B.J. Hrivnak [15+5]

11:30 – 11:50 The newly discovered dusty post-RGB binaries and their implications on stellar evolution D. Kamath [15+5]

11:50 – 14:00 Lunch break & poster viewing

14:00 – 14:20 Shaping ’messy’ PNe by triple stellar systems Muhammad Akashi [15+5]

14:20 – 14:40 Jet production in binary post-AGB stars with circumbinary Keplerian discs Hans Van Winckel [15+5]

14:40 – 15:40 Discussion session 1: Modelling and data Moderators: De Marco, Frank, Lugaro, Soker

15:40 – 16:40 Coffee break & poster viewing

 

Session 6: PNe in nearby galaxies and chemical evolution

Chair: Romano Corradi

16:40 – 17:10 Abundances and gradients in nearby galaxies​ Fabio Bresolin [25+5]

17:10 – 17:40 Chemical evolution of galaxies​ ​Mercedes Molla  [25+5]

17:40 – 18:00 XSHOOTER spectroscopy of the enigmatic planetary nebula Lin49 in the Small Magellanic Cloud Masaaki Otsuka [15+5]

 19:00 – 21:30 Conference dinner

 

 

Friday 14 October

09:00 - 09:20 Abundances and gradients in M31 Xuan Fang​ [15+5]

09:20 - 09:40 The origins of planetary nebulae in the inner and outer disks of M31 Bruce Balick [15+5]

 

Session 7: PNe outside of the local group

Chair: Letizia Stanghellini

09:40 – 10:10 PNe as dynamical probes of Galaxies​ ​Lodovico Coccato [25+5]

10:10 – 10:30 The extended planetary nebulae spectrograph (PN.S) early-type galaxy survey - velocity fields at large radii from planetary nebulae C. Pulsoni [15+5]

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break & poster viewing

11:00 – 11:20 Kinematics of planetary nebulae in NGC 4278 Magda Arnaboldi [15+5]

11:20 – 11:40 Resolving the Disk-Halo degeneracy using planetary nebulae S. Aniyan [15+5]

11:40 – 12:00 The VIRGO PN population and the mass assembly in M87 Alessia Longobardi [15+5]

12:00 – 12:20 The halo of M49 and its environment as traced by planetary nebulae J. Hartke [15+5]

12:20 – 14:00 Lunch break & poster viewing 

 

14:00 – 14:20 The PN luminosity function​ ​Roberto Mendez [15+5]

Session 8: First results from Gaia and looking to the future

Chair: Albert Zijlstra

14:20 – 14:40 Gaia and the planetary nebulae Minia Manteiga [15+5]​ 

14:40 – 15:00 Galactic planetary nebulae as absolute probes: The view from Gaia Letizia Stanghellini [15+5]

15:00 – 15:20 Gaia: mapping the dynamics and morphologies of Galactic planetary nebulae: first results from Gaia-Data release 1 Nicholas Walton [15+5]

15:20 – 15:50 Coffee break & poster viewing

15:50 – 16:50 Discussion session 2: planetary nebulae and forefront instrumentation Moderators: Manchado, Arnaboldi, Jacoby, Meixner

 16:50 – 17:20Final conference summary Sun Kwok

 

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