Meeting on Understanding Emission-line galaxies for the next generation of cosmological surveys
Understanding Emission-line galaxies for the next generation of cosmological surveys - Centro de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón
September 3 - September 6, 2018 / Teruel, Spain
Cosmological surveys in the next decade will contain multiwavelength information of billions of galaxies. The challenge ahead is to target a larger number of galaxies, over bigger volumes, and at redshifts above 1. This is key to distinguishing different cosmological scenarios and/or gravity models and track accurately the build-up and formation history of galaxies with unprecedented detail.
In this scenario, the role of galaxy formation is enhanced by the varied selection criteria of future surveys. Most future ground surveys, such as DESI, 4MOST, PFS and J-PAS, and space missions like Euclid and WFIRST are designed to target the so-called emission-line galaxies (ELGs). ELGs are abundant at high redshifts, and their distances can be precisely measured by identifying narrow strong emission lines in their spectra. ELGs, particularly at high redshift, are only recently been explored in detail thanks to the capabilities of modern optical and NIR multi-object spectrographs and Integral-Field Units such as MOSFIRE, KMOS, WEAVE, MOONS, MUSE and HETDEX. All these instruments are revealing the nature of star-forming ELGs with exquisite and unprecedented detail. At the same time, narrow-band multi-filter photometric surveys of ELGs such as HSC, PAU and J-PLUS are probing the statistical properties of this galaxy population over large volumes.
The optimal exploitation of large surveys requires a significant improvement of the understanding of ELGs. This is the problem we address here. Coming surveys will observe millions of star-forming galaxies, providing an opportunity to establish their physical properties in a diverse range of cosmological environments. The distribution of ELGs on the underlying dark matter is not well determined yet and thus, there is a need to characterise these galaxies as tracers of dark matter.
The main goal of this workshop is thus to bring together and foster collaborations between people working in i) Current and future cosmological surveys targeting ELGs; ii) Galaxy formation models and mock catalogues of ELGs, and iii) Detailed studies of ELGs in the optical + NIR at high redshift.
As a result of this meeting, we expect an overall picture of ELGs in a cosmological context to emerge, including the identification of key questions to address in the immediate future to guarantee the optimal exploitation of datasets in the so-called golden age of galaxy surveys.
- An overview of the state-of-the-art from current ELG surveys
- Challenges to address with the future era of surveys and instrumentation
- ELGs in cosmological models: Galaxy-halo relation, the impact of galaxy formation, assembly bias, environmental effects. Mock ELG catalogues
- The large scale structure traced with ELGs: clustering predictions and Cosmological forecasts, Weak lensing. Intensity mapping of emission lines.
- The nature of star-forming ELGs from deep observations in the optical and NIR. The evolution of the ISM with redshift. Line diagnostics of gas metallicity and HII region properties at high-z.
This workshop aims to be family-friendly. Support for childcare will be offered following the needs specified by the participants.
The list of invited speakers includes:
- Dr. Carlton Baugh (Durham University, UK)
- Dr. Johan Comparat (MPE, Germany)
- Dr. Sylvain de La Torre (Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille, France)
- Dr. Anna Feltre (Institut d'astrophysique de Paris, France)
- Dr. Andrea Ferrara (Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, Italy)
- Dr. Hong Guo (Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, China)
- Dr. Eric Jullo (Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille, France)
- Dr. Madusha L. P. Gunawardhana (Leiden University)
- Dr. Alex Merson (JPL/Caltech, USA)
- Dr. Masami Ouchi (The University of Tokyo, ICRR, Japan)
- Dr. Ariel Sanchez (MPE, Germany)
- Dr. Claudia Scarlata (University of Minnesota, USA)
- Dr. Charles Steidel (California Institute of Technology, USA)
- Dr. Allison Strom (Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science, USA)
- Dr. Jeremy Tinker (New York University, USA)
- Dr. Yun Wang (IPAC, California Institute of Technology, USA)
The deadline for early registration will be on: June 15th, 2018
Teruel is located in central Spain, in the south of the Aragón region. The province is home to notable examples of Mudéjar architecture. The city of Teruel is a prime example of this architecture and was awarded the World Heritage Designation by the UNESCO. Other interesting destinations in the province are Albarracín, with its Arab fortress; Mora de Rubielos, which has one of the best conserved castles in Aragón; and Alcalá de la Selva, which is very popular for hikers due to its attractive landscapes. Truffle and local pork products (particularly the cured ham from Teruel) are highly recommended.
Tourist information about Teruel can be found on the Teruel Versión Original website.
Scientific Organizing Committee
- Dr. Alvaro Orsi (CEFCA, Teruel)
- Dr. Violeta Gonzalez-Perez (Portsmouth, UK)
- Dr. Ginevra Favole (ESAC, Madrid)
- Dr. Carlton Baugh (Durham, UK)
Local Organizing Committee
- Dr. Luisa Valdivielso
- Dr. Alvaro Orsi
- Mr. Daniele Spinoso
- Mr. Siddhartha Gurung Lopez
- Dr. Carlos Hernández Monteagudo
- Dr. Guillaume Hurier
- Dr. Remi Adam
- Dr. Carlos Lopez San Juan
- Mr. David Izquierdo Villalba
- Mr. Rafael Logroño
- Mr. Gonzalo Vilella Rojo
Dr. Alvaro Orsi: firstname.lastname@example.org
The meeting program is not available yet.
Registration fee and payment
The conference fees include coffee breaks, welcome cocktail, workshop material and childcare support.
|Early registration fees for participants (before 15th of June):||150 euros|
|Early registration fees for students (before 15th of June):||No fee|
|Late registration fee for participants (after 15th of June):||250 euros|
|Late registration fee for students (after 15th of June):||100 euros|
Deadline for early registration: June 15th, 2018
Registration and Payment instructions
Payment will be done via a bank transfer. Details will be posted soon.
Abstract submission period is closed!
All events will be held in the Centro de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón (CEFCA).
Here is a list of a few hotels within walking distance to the workshop venue. We will update this list, including special prices, shortly.
1. GRAN HOTEL BOTÁNICOS****
2. HOTEL REINA CRISTINA****
3. HOTEL MUDAYYAN***
4. HOTEL TORICO PLAZA***
5. HOTEL TERUEL PLAZA***
Of course, many other possibilities exist for your accomodation in Teruel. Please check the Teruel Versión Original website, and do not hesitate to contact us if you need any further assistance.
Transportation & Travel Information
Teruel is located as a central point between important cities such as Madrid (300 km), Barcelona (409 km), Valencia (140 km) or Zaragoza (180 km).
North: From Zaragoza you must converge to the Mudéjar A-23 highway, take the Center exit of Teruel.
Center: The most common road is Madrid-Zaragoza, that takes to the Mudéjar A-23 highway. Take the Center exit of Teruel.
East: From Valencia/Levant (east of Spain) you must converge to the Mudéjar A-23 highway and take the South exit of Teruel.
The journey between Madrid and Teruel can be made by train. From the AVE station Madrid-Puerta de Atocha there are over 20 trains to Zaragoza destination diary. There you can take one of the trains which reach to Teruel from there. You can search for the schedules and reservations in the official website of Renfe.
General information to the customer 902 320 320
Shopping Online Information 902 109 420
Customer Service www.renfe.com/empresa/atencion_cliente.html
Teruel bus station (website) | Ronda de Ambeles, s/n 44001 Teruel (España) | Tel. 978 610 789 | 24h Information: 671 304 178
Zaragoza-Teruel. Company: TEZASA | Tel. +34 978 601 014 / +34 976 276 179 | www.grupo-jimenez.com | Ticket office: from 07:00am to 02:00pm.; from 04:00pm. to 07:30pm.
Madrid-Teruel. Company: SAMAR | Tel. +34 978 603 450 / +34 914 684 839 | www.samar.es | Ticket office: from 7:00am. to 2:00pm.; from 4:00pm. to 7:30pm
Barcelona-Teruel. Company: HIFE | 24 h Information Tel.: +34 902 119 814 | www.hife.es | Ticket office: In the self-sale stand in front of ticket office number 7 or in the bus. Hours of opening: 24 hours in the self-sale stand or through website www.hife.es.
The nearest to Teruel international airports are:
- Barcelona-El Prat.
- In T1 Terminal -Floor 0, and in T4 Terminal -Floor -1 you can find an office of each one of this companies:
- AVIS (www.avis.es). Reservations Phone Number: 902 180 854
- EUROPCAR (www.europcar.es). Reservations Phone Number: 902 105 055
- HERTZ (www.hertz.es). General information and bookings telephone number: 902 402 405
- NATIONAL ATESA (www.atesa.es). General information and bookings telephone number: 902 100 101
- SIXT (www.sixt.es). General information and bookings telephone number: 902 491 616
In Madrid-Atocha train station:
- AVIS. Tel. 915 300 168
- EUROPCAR. Tel. 915 300 169