• Kim Venn (University of Victoria, Canada)
  • Peter Cottrell (University of Canterbury, NZ)
  • Nick Kaiser (École Normale Supérieure, Paris)
  • Nicolas Martin (Observatoire Astronomique de Strasbourg)


  • John Mather (NASA Goddard)
  • Naomi McClure-Griffiths (ANU)
  • John Dickey (University of Tasmania)
  • Jocelyn Bell-Burnell (Oxford University)
  • Elena d’Onghia (University of Wisconsin)


    • Lars Hernquist (Harvard University)
      Next Generation Cosmological Simulations: Galaxy Assembly and Evolution
    • Hans-Walter Rix (MPIA, Heidelberg)
      How the Milky Way Shaped Its Disk
    • Garth Illingworth (UC Santa Cruz)
      Galaxies at Cosmic Dawn: Exploring the First Billion Years with Hubble and Spitzer. Implications for JWST
    • Joe Lazio (NRL, Washington)
    • Raffaella Morganti (ASTRON, Netherlands)


    • Doug Finkbeiner (Harvard)
      Mapping dust in 3D with stellar colors
    • Eriz Rebak (Technion, Israel)
    • Sylvain Veilleux (Maryland)
    • Daniela Carollo (Notre Dame)
      The Milky Way’s Halo System: Ancient, Complex and a StoryTeller of Galaxy Formation
    • Roger Davies (Oxford)
      The initial mass function and elemental abundances in early-type galaxies


  • Anna Frebel (MIT)
    Hunting the first generations of stars and galaxies
  • Chiaki Kobayashi (ANU)
    Metallicity gradients in cosmological simulations with AGN feedback
  • Richard Bower (Durham)
    The EAGLE Universe
  • Rosemary Wyse (Johns Hopkins)
    The Structure and Substructure of the Milky Way Galaxy