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Sunday, 22 May
17:00–19:00Opening reception and registration at the Wisconsin Institute for Discover (WID)
Monday, 23 May
08:00–09:00Registration, coffee and presentation setup (WID Atrium)
Session I Nearby galaxies (Chair: Hull)
09:00–09:40Adam Leroy
Ohio State University
Observing the Multiple Phases of the ISM in Nearby Galaxies
09:40–10:05Poster blitz
10:05–10:20Katey Alatalo
The Carnegie Observatories
Colder, farther, and with more dishes: studying molecular gas in dead and dying galaxies
10:20–10:35Anna Williams
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Untangling the magnetic fields in the spiral galaxy NGC 6946
10:35–11:00Coffee break
Session IIMilky Way Galaxy and Surroundings (Chair: Haffner)
11:00–11:15Chad Bustard
University of Wisconsin - Madison
A Versatile Family of Galactic Wind Models
11:15–11:30Robin Shelton
University of Georgia
Transformative Relationships: the Interactions between High Velocity Clouds and our Galaxy
11:30–11:45Felix Lockman
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
The Discovery of Diffuse, Atomic, Interstellar Clouds (in 2002)
11:45–12:00Robert Benjamin
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Star formation driven outflows of diffuse matter and magnetic fields from the Galaxy: The Scutum-Centaurus Arm
12:00–12:15Doug Finkbeiner
Harvard
Mapping dust in 3D with stellar colors
12:15–12:30Amy Stutz
MPIA
The Hunter's slingshot: Protostellar ejection from filaments in Orion
12:30–13:30Lunch
Session IIIThe Diffuse ISM (Chair: Stanimirovic)
13:30–14:10Naomi McClure-Griffiths
Australian National University
Key Results from HI surveys over the decades
14:10–14:25Poster blitz
14:25–14:40Joshua Peek
Space Telescope Science Institute
The GALFA-HI Survey
14:40–14:55Susan Clark
Columbia University
Properties of Diffuse Atomic Fibers
14:55–15:10Bon-Chul Koo
Seoul National University
Missing Supernova Remnants and HI Forbidden Velocity Wings
15:10–15:45Coffee break
Session IVThe Cold ISM (Chair: Putman)
15:45–16:00Claire Murray
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Deciphering multi-phase HI with 21-SPONGE and artificial intelligence
16:00–16:15Helga Denes
CSIRO/ANU
Measuring the temperature of the Riegel-Crutcher cloud
16:15–16:30Jonathan Smoker
European Southern Observatory, VLT
A mini-survey of time variable structures in the ISM
16:30–16:45Kingsley Gale-Sides
Keele University
Study of small-scale HI structure in the Small Magellanic Cloud
16:45–17:00Kirill Tchernyshyov
Johns Hopkins University
Mapping gas motions as a function of distance with kinetic tomography
17:00–17:15Di Li
NAOC
Heiles’ Absorption
17:15–18:00Discussion (Moderator: Allen)
18:00–Social

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Tuesday, 24 May
08:00–09:00Coffee and presentation setup (WID Atrium)
Session IHI/H2 Clouds - Observation I (Chair: Finkbeiner)
09:00–09:40Alyssa Goodman
Harvard CfA
Review: Clouds, Filaments and Fields
09:40–10:05Yasuo Fukui
Nagoya University
The 21cm HI emission and absorption as a measure of the interstellar medium
10:05–10:20Min-Young Lee
CEA-Saclay, France
The role of HI in the formation of molecular gas
10:20–10:35Blakesley Burkhart
Harvard CfA
The HI-H2 Transition as Traced by PDFs
10:35–11:00Coffee break
Session IIMolecular Clouds (Chair: Looney)
11:00–11:15Elijah Bernstein-Cooper
University of Wisconsin - Madison
The Atomic-to-Molecular Hydrogen Transition in the Taurus, California and Perseus Molecular Clouds
11:15–11:30Isabelle Grenier
AIM CEA Saclay
Tracing the total gas in a sample of nearby clouds
11:30–11:45Joanne Dawson
Macquarie University
Supershells as Molecular Cloud Factories: Quantifying Molecular Gas Formation by Large-Scale Stellar Feedback
11:45–12:00Michel Fich
University of Waterloo
Cold Dust in Dense Cores Associated with HII Regions
12:00–12:30Dick Crutcher
University of Illinois
Retrospectives, and a New Result
12:30–13:30Lunch
Session IIIMagnetic Fields on Large Scales I
13:30–14:10Chris McKee
University of California - Berkeley
Review: Carl, Dick, and the ISM
14:10–14:25Anvar Shukurov
Newcastle University
Magnetic fields and the multi-phase ISM
14:25–14:40Priscilla Frisch
University of Chicago
Following the interstellar magnetic field from the heliosphere into deep space
14:40–14:55Marc-Antoine Miville-Deschenes
Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, CNRS
Planck results on the Galactic magnetic field
14:55–15:10Andrea Bracco
Laboratoire d’Astrophysique (AIM), CEA Saclay
The magnetic field structure in the solar neighborhood with Planck: a case around the south Galactic pole.
15:10–15:45Coffee break
Session IVWNM, HII Regions, and Supernova Remnants (Chair: Peek)
15:45–16:00Matt Haffner
University of Wisconsin - Madison
The Wisconsin Hα Mapper Sky Survey: Exploring Diffuse Ionized Gas throughout the Milky Way
16:00–16:15Trey Wenger
University of Virginia
The Southern HII Region Discovery Survey
16:15–16:30Eswaraiah Chakali
Institute of Astronomy, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Magnetic field structure in the filament and bipolar bubble of RCW57
16:30–16:45Manami Sasaki
University of Tuebingen
The hot interstellar medium in nearby galaxies
16:45–17:00Matteo Luisi
West Virginia University
HII Region Ionization of the Interstellar Medium: A Case Study of NGC 7538
17:00–17:15Pedro Salas
Leiden Observatory
Low frequency carbon radio recombination lines in the Milky Way with LOFAR
17:15–17:30Alex Lazarian
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Formation of Small Scale Structures in partially ionized gas
17:30–18:00Discussion (Moderator: Zweibel)

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Wednesday, 25 May
08:00–09:00Coffee and presentation setup (WID Atrium)
Session IMagnetic Fields on Large Scales II (Chair: Plambeck)
09:00–09:40Thomas Troland
University of Kentucky
Review: Zeeman Effect Measurements in the ISM – Past, Present and Future
09:40–10:05Jimi Green
CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science
MAGMO: Mapping the Galactic Magnetic field through OH masers
10:05–10:35Carl Heiles
University of California - Berkeley
498 Zeeman-Splitting Measurements: A Holistic Synthesis?
10:35–11:00Coffee break
Session IIMagnetic Fields: from large to small scales (Chair: Lai)
11:00–11:15Yik Ki Ma
Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy
Radio Polarisation Study of Extragalactic Sources with High Rotation Measure
11:15–11:30Vibor Jelic
Ruder Boskovic Institute, Croatia &
University of Groningen, the Netherlands
Mysterious structures in our Galaxy: LOFAR observations of the interstellar medium
11:30–11:45Cornelia Lang
University of Iowa
A Faraday Study of the Nonthermal Filaments in the Galactic Center Radio Arc
11:45–12:00Eva Ntormousi
CEA Saclay
The role of magnetic fields on supershells
12:00–12:15Thiem Hoang
Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics
Anomalous microwave emission: searching for alternatives to spinning PAHs
12:15–12:30B-G Andersson
SOFIA Science Center, USRA
Interstellar Grain Alignment - an Observational Perspective
12:30–13:30Lunch
Session IIIISM/Simulations/Turbulence I (Chair: Burkhart)
13:30–14:10Edith Falgarone
Ecole Normale Supérieure & Observatoire de Paris
Review: Energy dissipation in the interstellar medium, near and far
14:10–14:25Alex Hill
Haverford College
Why is there a three-phase ISM?
14:25–14:40Enrique Vazquez-Semadeni
IRyA-UNAM
Molecular cloud assembly and growth: implications for the density-magnetic field correlation and synthetic observations
14:40–14:55Vanessa López-Barquero
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Cosmic Ray Anisotropy from Local Turbulent Magnetic Fields
14:55–15:10James Hollins
Newcastle University
Space and Time Correlations in the Supernova Driven Interstellar Medium
15:10–15:45Coffee break
Session IVISM/Simulations/Turbulence II (Chair: Lazarian)
15:45–16:30Discussion (Moderator: Vazquez-Semadeni)
16:30–16:45Eric Keto
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
The Formation of Braided Filaments by Reconnection in Magnetized Sheets
16:45–17:00David Collins
Florida State University
Hidden bound structures in unbound clumps
17:00–17:15Peter Ashton
Northwestern University
Submillimeter Polarization Spectra in Molecular Clouds
17:30–Banquet (Monona Terrace)

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Thursday, 26 May
08:00–09:00Coffee and presentation setup (WID Atrium)
Session IMagnetic Fields, Cores/Disks, Observational I (Chair: Keto)
09:00–09:40Josep M Girart
Institut de Ciències de l'Espai (CSIC-IEEC)
Review: Star formation and magnetic fields: from dense molecular cores to protoplanetary disk
09:40–10:05Chat Hull
Harvard/NRAO
Full-Stokes observations of Class 0 protostellar sources in Serpens: the ALMA polarization revolution has begun
10:05–10:20Paulo Cortes
NRAO and ALMA JAO
Interferometric mapping of magnetic fields: The ALMA view of the mini starburst W43
10:20–10:35Ramprasad Rao
Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy And Astrophysics
Using Polarized Dust Emission to Probe Magnetic Fields Around Young Stellar Objects
10:35–11:00Coffee break
Session IIMagnetic Fields, Cores/Disks, Observational II (Chair: Girart)
11:00–11:15Shih-Ping Lai
National Tsing Hua University
Modeling the Goldeich-Kylafis Effect to construct the magnetic field structure in DR21(OH)
11:15–11:30Erin Cox
University of Illinois
Magnetic Field Morphology at Disk Sized Scales
11:30–11:45Carmen Juarez
Institut de Ciències de l'Espai (CSIC-IEEC)
Converging flows towards the hot core in the intermediate/high mass star forming region NGC 6334 V
11:45–12:00Tao-Chung Ching
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Helical Magnetic Fields in the NGC 1333 IRAS 4A Protostellar Outflows
12:00–12:15Fumitaka Nakamura
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Discovery of A Magnetically-Subcritical Prestellar Core
12:30–13:30Lunch
Session IIIMagnetic Fields, Theory/Simulations/Methods (Chair: McKee)
13:30–14:10Shantanu Basu
University of Western Ontario
Review: Fragmentation of Clouds to Cores and Disks
14:10–14:25Jungyeon Cho
Chungnam National U. / UW-Madison
A modified Chandrasekhar-Fermi Method
14:25–14:40Philip Mocz
Harvard University
Moving mesh magnetohydrodynamics and applications to star forming cores
14:40–14:55Diego Gonzalez-Casanova
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Magnetic Fields in Early Protostellar Disk Formation
14:55–15:10Juan Diego Soler
CEA/Saclay
The role of the magnetic field in the formation of density structure in molecular clouds as revealed by dust polarization
15:10–15:45Coffee break
Session IVMagnetic Fields, Observation Misc (Chair: Robishaw)
15:45–16:30Discussion (Moderator: Troland)
16:30–16:45Martin Houde
University of Western Ontario
Dispersion of Magnetic Fields in Molecular Clouds - Analysis of Interferometry Data
16:45–17:00Archana Soam
Korea Astronomy & Space Science Institute (KASI)
Investigation of the Magnetic fields in triggered and spontaneous star forming regions
17:00–17:15Michael Unger
New York University and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Combined Modeling of the Galactic Magnetic Field and Thermal Electrons
17:15–17:30Boy Lankhaar
Onsala Space Observatory
The Zeeman effect in methanol
17:30–17:45Anuj Sarma
DePaul University
Zeeman Effect Observations in 36 GHz and 44 GHz methanol masers
17:45–18:00Laura Fissel
CIERA - Northwestern University
A BLASTPol Study of Magnetic Fields in Vela C: Modeling Polarization Fraction and Local Field Dispersion

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Poster presentations
Loren Anderson
West Virginia University
Diffuse Ionized Gas in the Inner Galaxy
Brian Babler
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Enhancing the GALFA-HI Survey: Both In Footprint And Data Quality
Dana Balser
NRAO
Magnetic Field Strengths in Photodissociation Regions
Peter Barnes
University of Florida
Demographics of Molecular Cloud Evolution
Erin Boettcher
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Testing a Dynamical Equilibrium Model of the Extraplanar Diffuse Ionized Gas in NGC 891
Christopher Christopherson
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Extinction-Polarization Relation for the Cygnus Star-Forming Field
Joanne Dawson
Macquarie University / CSIRO Astronomy & Space Science
OH as a Probe of the Milky Way's Hidden Gas: First Results from SPLASH
Priscilla Frisch
University of Chicago
Mapping the Interstellar Magnetic Field Close to the Sun
Kenneth Gayley
University of Iowa
Circularly Polarized Signature of Global Unidirectional Alfven Waves in the Interstellar Medium
Robert Harris
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Limits on the centimeter wave dust polarization from the disk of HL Tau
Alex Hill
Haverford College
The Global Magneto-Ionic Medium Survey (GMIMS)
Jason Kirk
University of Central Lancashire
BISTRO: A survey of B-fields in STar forming RegiOns
Dhanesh Krishnarao
University of Wisconsin-Madison
WHAM Observations of Warm Ionized Gas in the Carina Arm
Woojin Kwon
Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute
BISTRO: A survey of B-fields in STar forming RegiOns
Chang Won Lee
Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute
TRAO multi-beam Survey of Nearby Molecular Clouds
Hyeseung Lee
Chungnam National University
Polarimetric Studies of Magnetic Turbulence with Interferometer
Deepakshi Madaan
University of Western Ontario
Analysis of the Stellar Mass Function of NGC1711 using the Modified Lognormal Power Law (MLP) Distribution
Sadie Moore
University of Iowa
Using the Antiderivative of the Stokes V Profile to Analyze Magnetic Fields in the Interstellar Medium
David Nestingen-Palm
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Properties of Interstellar Turbulence Shaping the Neutral Hydrogen distribution in the Small Magellanic Cloud
Dick Plambeck
UC Berkeley
ALMA maps of Orion Source I at 350 and 660 GHz
Devaraj Rangaswamy
Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica, Optica y Electronica, Mexico
The Magnetic field in S235 complex
Fabio Santos
Northwestern University
Large-scale comparison of submillimeter and near-infrared polarization in Vela C
Dominique Segura-Cox
University of Illinois
The Youngest Protostellar Disks and Envelope-Scale Magnetic Fields
Zachary Slepian
Harvard
Tracing Turbulence and Magnetic Fields in the ISM using the 3-Point Correlation Function of Dust
Jonathan Smoker
European Southern Observatory, VLT
A high resolution mini-survey of near-infrared Diffuse Interstellar Bands and search for their small and time-variable structure
Kye Stalpes
Florida State University
Resolution Effects in Filament Profiles
Jia-Wei Wang
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Evolution of filamentary cloud in IC5146, transition from magnetically subcritical to supercritical
Benjamin Wu
University of Florida
Simulations of Star Cluster Formation Triggered by Giant Molecular Cloud Collisions
Siyao Xu
Department of Astronomy, Peking University
Probing the interstellar magnetic fields and density structures from a statistical analysis on rotation measure fluctuations
Hyunju Yoo
Chungnam National University
Infall Motions associated with High-mass Protostellar Objects
Nannan Yue
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Multi-wavelength analysis of dust emission from dense cores
Bo Zhao
MPE
Protostellar Disk Formation Enabled by Removal of Small Dust Grains

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