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Galactic and Extragalactic High Velocity Clouds Workshop

This will be a small workshop where scientists who are interested in Galactic and extragalactic High Velocity Clouds (HVCs) will gather for lively discussions of the latest observations, computational models and theoretical explanations.

Dates
  • May 17 - 20, 2020
  • Reception: Sunday, May 17, 2020
  • Sessions: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, May 18 - 20, 2020
  • Abstract due date: March 1, 2020
  • Registration due date: March 15, 2020
  • Location: University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
  • Cost: Approximately $100 to $150, which pays for a reception, lunches, coffee, and snacks
Key Topics
  • Where do HVCs come from?
  • New Observations
  • The Magnetic, Ionized, Metal, and Dark Matter Components of HVCs
  • The Magellanic Stream
  • HVCs in other Galaxies
  • How do HVCs effect our Galaxy and its CGM?
  • HVCs as Probes of their Environments
  • The Fates of HVCs
  • Intermediate Velocity Clouds and their Connections to HVCs
Science Organizing Committee
  • Kat Barger
  • Joss Bland-Hawthorn
  • Andy Fox
  • Filippo Fraternali
  • Felix J. Lockman
  • Naomi McClure-Griffiths
  • Mary Putman
  • Robin Shelton
Invited Participants
  • Betsey Adams
  • Lucia Armillotta
  • Rongmon Bordoloi
  • Enrico di Teodoro
  • Elana D’Onghia
  • David French
  • Asgar Gronnow
  • Fabian Heisch
  • Alex Hill
  • Chris Howk
  • Nicolas Lehner
  • David Nidever
  • Joshua Peek
  • D. J. Pisano
  • Allison Smith
  • Emanuele Sobacchi
  • Mattia Sormani
  • Jessica Werk
  • Yong Zheng
  • ASTRON - the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy
  • Princeton University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Australian National University
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Space Telescope Science Institute
  • University of Sydney
  • University of North Carolina
  • Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory and UBC Okanagan
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Montana
  • Space Telescope Science Institute
  • West Virginia University
  • University of North Georgia
  • Ben Gurion University
  • University of Heidelberg
  • University of Washington
  • University of California at Berkeley
Local Organizing Committee
  • Loris Magnani
  • Robin Shelton
Lodging

Rooms will be held for conference attendees at 2 local hotels:

The Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel, includes parking, wi-fi, local shuttle service, use of bicycles, reduced-cost access to UGA gym facilities at the Ramsey Center for $104 plus tax.   Address:  1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602.    Phone:  (706) 542-2134 or (800) 884-1381.    Room reservations should be made by April 15, 2020.

Holiday Inn Express, includes breakfast, parking, and wi-fi for $104 plus tax.   Address:  513 W. Broad St.,  Athens, GA  30601.  Phone: (706) 546-8122 or (888) HOLIDAY.    When making reservation, say the Group Code is "University of Georgia".   Room reservations should be made by April 17, 2020.

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