MODEST-16 NYC

The American Museum of Natural History is going to host the MODEST-16 NYC meeting from September 6-9, 2016.  MODEST-16 NYC is a conference on the interplay between gas and stars in dense stellar systems (star clusters, dwarf galaxies, UCDs, galactic nuclei) and related processes (such as star formation, galaxy formation/evolution, black hole growth/accretion/dynamics, etc.) with an emphasis on the development of theoretical models, in particular numerical techniques.

Local Organizing Committee for MODEST-16 NYC

  • Chair: Nathan Leigh (AMNH)
  • Nick Stone (Columbia University)
  • Andreas Kuepper (Columbia University)
  • Sarah Pearson (Columbia University)
  • Andrew Emerick (Columbia University)
  • Mordecai-Mark Mac Low (AMNH)
  • Joshua Wall (Drexel University)
  • Administrator:  Gwendolyn King, gking@amnh.org  (AMNH) 

Scientific Organizing Committee for MODEST-16 NYC

  • Nathan Leigh (AMNH)
  • Nick Stone (Columbia University)
  • Mordecai-Mark Mac Low (AMNH)
  • Sarah Pearson (Columbia University)
  • Steve McMillan (Drexel University)
  • Greg Bryan (Columbia University)
  • David Merritt (Rochester Institute of Technology)
  • David Spergel (Simons Center for Computational Astrophysics/Princeton University)
  • Saavik Ford (CUNY)
  • Ralf Klessen (University of Heidelberg)
  • Alison Sills (McMaster University)
  • Stella Offner (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Conference Overview

Theme: "Gas and Gravitational Dynamics"
The interplay between gas and stars in dense stellar systems (star clusters, dwarf galaxies, UCDs, galactic nuclei) and related processes (such as star formation, galaxy formation/evolution, black hole growth/accretion/dynamics, etc.) with an emphasis on the development of theoretical models.
Location: New York City
Date: September 6 – September 9, 2016
Venue:
Rose Center Night

Rose Center for Earth and Space and the Hayden Planetarium.


Hayden Planetarium
Rose Center for Earth and Space
American Museum of Natural History 
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024
USA
Co-sponsors:      American Museum of Natural History
New York Academy of Sciences
Registration: Registration will be limited to 40 participants.