Detailed Conference Program

Tuesday, 19. September 2017

09:00-10:30 Opening & Award Ceremonies (HS1)

Music: Joseph Haydn, Divertimento B major for wind quintet

09:00  Opening and Chairperson:
Prof. Dr. Matthias Steinmetz (President of the Astronomical Society)

Welcome Addresses:
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Beisiegel (President of the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
Prof. Dr. Tim Salditt (Dean of the Faculty of Physics)
Prof. Dr. Sami Solanki (Director at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research)

09:30  Karl Schwarzschild Lecture - Richard Wielebinski:
Cosmic magnetic fields

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break & Poster Session (Foyer Physics)

11:00-12:30 Award Ceremonies (continued) (HS1)

Chairperson: M. Steinmetz

11:00  Ludwig Biermann Award Talk - Diederik Kruijssen:
The Physics Driving the Molecular Cloud Lifecycle during Galaxy Formation and Evolution

11:30  PhD Award Talk - Philipp Grete:
Large eddy simulations of compressible magnetohydrodynamic turbulence

11:50  Instrumentation Award Talk - Albrecht Poglitsch:
"Es gibt nicht Gutes, außer man tut es" - Reflections on progress in astronomical Instrumentation

12:10  Awards:
Bruno H. Bürgel Award: Hans-Ulrich Keller
Roelin Award: Michael Winkhaus
Jugend-forscht Award: Maximilian Marienhagen, Toni Ringling, and Aaron Wild

12:30-14:00 Lunch Break

14:00-15:00 Press Conference - Denkschrift Astronomie (A+B+C MPS)

14:00-16:30 Splinter Meetings

CCAT - CCAT-prime: new submillimeter science opportunities (Auditorium MPS)

Computation - Computational Astrophysics (HS3)

E-Science - E-Science, E-Infrastructures, and Virtual Observatory (Machines of Discovery) (HS2)

Non-Thermal - Surveying the non-thermal Universe (HS4)

Plasma - Space Plasma Processes in Stellar and Planetary Environments (D+E+F MPS)

Populations - Stellar Populations in and around the Milky Way (HS5)

16:30-17:00 Coffee Break & Poster Session (Foyer Physics)

17:00-20:00 Mitgliederversammlung der Astronomischen Gesellschaft (Auditorium MPS)