2015 PHISCC Workshop: HI Surveys Get Real
March 16-18, 2015
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

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Invited (I) talks will be 25 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions; wish list (W) talks will be 16 minutes plus 4 minutes for questions; contributed (C) talks will be 12 minutes plus 3 minutes for questions.

Posters will be on display throughout the workshop, and poster presenters will present two-slide/three-minute summaries of their posters on Monday and Tuesday mornings just before coffee.

Splinter sessions are listed for convenience below, but are not part of the official program; please contact the designated host(s) if you would like more information.

Monday, March 16
09:00-09:05   Opening remarks
    Session chair: Catherine Cress
09:05-09:35 Alyson Brooks (I) Theoretical predictions for galaxy disk growth
09:35-09:55 Antonino Marasco (W) Hot-mode mass assembly in Milky-Way-like galaxies
09:55-10:10 D.J. Pisano (C) Mapping HI below log(N(HI)) ~ 18
10:10-10:25 Poster presenters Three-minute poster summaries (Elson, Fertig, Glowacki, & Hallenbeck)
10:25-10:55   Coffee
10:55-11:15 Nickolas Pingel (W) A GBT survey of the HALOGAS galaxies: revealing the full extent of HI around spirals and searching for signatures of cold mode accretion
11:15-11:30 Jerry Sellwood (C) Confronting LCDM predictions using 2D velocity maps
11:30-11:45 Riccardo Giovanelli (C) TBTF or TSTS?
11:45-12:00 Kristine Spekkens (C) The dearth of HI in Galactic dwarf spheroidals: cosmological implications
12:00-12:15 Betsey Adams (C) Searching for gas-bearing dark matter halos in the Local Group
12:15-13:15   Lunch
    Session chair: Mary Putman
13:15-13:45 Sheila Kannappan (I) Lessons from the local universe on HI and galaxy evolution
13:45-14:05 Manolis Papastergis (W) Investigating the HI-optical and HI-dark halo connection through the clustering of ALFALFA galaxies
14:05-14:20 Karen Lee-Waddell (C) First- and second-generation dwarf galaxies in gas-rich interacting groups
14:20-14:35 Eva Busekool (C) Pre-processing: an HI perspective
14:35-14:50 Tobias Westmeier (C) The fate of the neutral gas in group environments
14:50-15:20   Coffee
15:20-15:35 Kelley Hess (C) Environment: HI in galaxy groups and clusters
15:35-15:50 Jessica Rosenberg (C) The evolution of HI in galaxies as a function of environment
15:50-16:05 Megan Johnson (C) Blasting away a dwarf galaxy: the "tail" of ESO324-G024
16:05-16:20 Jonghwan Rhee (C) GMRT observation of HI gas in the COSMOS field at z ~ 0.37
16:20-16:40 Martin Zwaan (W) The neutral gas content of the universe at z = 1.3
16:40-17:10   Panel discussion (Brooks, Haynes, Kannappan, & M. Meyer)

Tuesday, March 17
    Session chair: Marc Verheijen
09:00-09:30 Claude Carignan (I) HI science with KAT-7
09:30-09:45 Anja Schröder (C) RFI monitoring at the MeerKAT site
09:45-10:05 Attila Popping (W) The COSMOS HI Large Extragalactic Survey (CHILES)
10:05-10:20 Poster presenters Three-minute poster summaries (Koopmann, Makhathini, McIntyre [Henning], & Ramatsoku)
10:20-10:50   Coffee
10:50-11:05 Oleg Smirnov (C) Dealing with direction-dependent effects on dish arrays: lessons from the JVLA
11:05-11:20 Thijs van der Hulst (C) Challenges for calibration and analysis pipelines
11:20-11:35 Claire Murray (C) Big HI data and artificial intelligence team up to decode the multiphase ISM in galaxies
11:35-11:50 Davide Punzo (C) The role of interactive visualization in blind surveys of HI in galaxies
11:50-12:05 Nadine Giese (C) Non-parametric characterization of HI in galaxies
12:05-13:35   Lunch
13:00-13:30 Paolo Serra SoFiA (Source Finding Application) demonstration
    Session chair: Tom Jarrett
13:35-14:05 Paolo Serra (I) Results and lessons from ASKAP commissioning
14:05-14:20 Se-Heon Oh (C) 2D tilted-ring fitting of disk galaxies in large HI galaxy surveys
14:20-14:35 Scott Meyer (C) Extended Tully-Fisher relations using HI stacking
14:35-14:55 Martha Haynes (W) Identifying stellar counterparts to HI detections: really important and easier said than done
14:55-15:25   Coffee
15:25-15:40 Luke Leisman (C) (Almost) dark galaxies in ALFALFA: the intriguing case of HI1232+20
15:40-15:55 Matt Jarvis (C) Deep HI surveys: synergies with multi-wavelength data
15:55-16:10 Martin Meyer (C) HI-multiwavelength synergies: connecting the baryons
16:10-16:30 Sabrina Stierwalt (W) The power of pairs: using multiwavelength surveys to study interacting dwarf galaxies via pair samples
16:30-17:00   Panel discussion (Hess, Popping, Smirnov, & van der Hulst)

Wednesday, March 18
    Session chair: Rachel Somerville
09:00-09:30 Bruce Elmegreen (I) Computing challenges in the SKA era
09:30-09:50 Erwin de Blok (W) The cold and warm neutral medium in disk galaxies
09:50-10:05 Narendra Nath Patra (C) Cold HI and multi-phase ISM in dwarf galaxies
10:05-10:20 Sanchayeeta Borthakur (C) Parsec-scale atomic gas properties in disks of galaxies
10:20-10:50   Coffee
10:50-11:05 Elaine Sadler (C) Discovery of HI gas in a young radio galaxy at z = 0.44 using ASKAP
11:05-11:20 Filippo Maccagni (C) Radio source triggering and evolution with HI absorption surveys
11:20-11:35 Rajeshwari Dutta (C) CHITALS: Cold HI 21-cm Absorption Line Survey
11:35-11:50 Sowgat Muzahid (C) A HST/COS survey of molecular hydrogen in DLAs and sub-DLAs at z < 1
11:50-12:10 Bradley Frank (W) Tracing the dynamics of nearby galaxies using HI and CO
12:10-13:10   Lunch
    Session chair: Lister Staveley-Smith
13:10-13:40 Tom Oosterloo (I) How to design the surveys?
13:40-13:55 Matthew Cawood (C) HI lightcones for LADUMA using GADGET-3 simulations
13:55-14:10 Renée Kraan-Korteweg (C) The Vela supercluster: showcasing the need for deep "whole-sky" HI surveys
14:10-14:25 Ming Zhu (C) HI survey with the FAST telescope
14:25-14:55   Coffee
14:55-15:10 Bi-Qing For (C) The Arecibo Ultra-Deep Survey
15:10-15:25 Mike Jones (C) Spectroscopic confusion: its impact on HI surveys and stacking
15:25-15:40 Danail Obreschkow (C) Strongly lensed HI — a game changer?
15:40-15:55 Lucas Hunt (C) The search for HI emission beyond z ~ 0.4 in gravitationally lensed galaxies with the Green Bank Telescope
15:55-16:25   Panel discussion (Blyth, Oosterloo, Sadler, & Verheijen)
16:25-16:30   Closing remarks

P1 Ed Elson State-of-the-art simulations of HI line and radio continuum emission from galaxies
P2 Derek Fertig A view of interacting galaxies through their gas and stars
P3 Marcin Glowacki A search for 21cm HI absorption in AT20G compact radio galaxies
P4 Gregory Hallenbeck HI and H2 flows, holes, and spin parameters in HIghMass galaxies: high HI mass, HI-rich galaxies in the local universe
P5 Rebecca Koopmann The undergraduate ALFALFA team: a model for involving undergraduates in radio astronomy surveys
P6 Sphesihle Makhathini Using simulations to forecast the limitations of SKA pathfinder instruments
P7 Travis McIntyre The Arecibo Zone of Avoidance survey
P8 Mpati Ramatsoku A blind HI imaging survey of the Perseus-Pisces filament

Splinter sessions
Event Contact Coordinates
Fornax survey team meeting P. Serra Mon 18:00-19:00 (Hyatt / Conference JK)
PHISCC business meeting M. Verheijen Mon 20:00-22:00 (Hyatt / Conference JK)
FLASH team meeting E. Sadler Wed 17:00-19:00 (Hyatt / Conference JK)
LADUMA team meeting A. Baker/S. Blyth Thu 09:00-17:00 (Rutgers Serin Laboratory / Room E385)
Source-finding busy days P. Serra (+ L. Yung) Thu/Fri 09:00-17:00 (Rutgers Serin Laboratory / Room W401)
WALLABY kinematics busy days K. Spekkens (+ C. Mitchell) Thu/Fri 09:00-17:00 (Rutgers Serin Laboratory / Room E372)
CHILES team meeting J. van Gorkom Fri 09:00-17:00 (Columbia Pupin Hall)

Last updated March 22, 2015.