The 2009 NRAO Postdoctoral Symposium

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April 28 Tuesday
19:00 - Welcome Reception hosted by Miller Goss (directions will be emailed)

April 29 Wednesday
09:30-10:00 Registration & Welcome
10:00-10:30 New tales of molecular gas in galaxies: (not so) near, and far (Wagg)
10:30-11:00 Water in the distant Universe (Impellizzeri)
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:00 The deep Swire VLA field: faint radio populations (Strazzullo)
12:00-12:30 Environments of MAMBO galaxies (Aravena)
12:30-14:30 Lunch Break (on your own)
14:30-15:00 Star formation and dust obscuration at z~2: galaxies at the dawn of downsizing (Pannella)
15:00-15:30 Do the fundamental constants change with time? (Kanekar)
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:30 The proper motion and parallax of a black hole X-ray binary (Miller-Jones)
16:30-17:00 VLBI Observations of HI in Compact Symmetric Objects: the case of B2352+495 (Araya)
18:00- Conference Dinner at El Sombrero

April 30 Thursday
09:30-10:00 A Non-radial Oscillation Model for Radio Pulsars (Rosen)
10:00-10:30 Precision Pulsar Timing and the Interstellar Medium (Demorest)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Gas Evolution of Galaxies & the Environmental Dependence of the HI Mass Function (Kent)
11:30-12:00 Molecular Gas Content of HI Monsters (Chung)
12:00-13:00 The Dynamic Radio Sky: Future Directions at cm/m-Wavelengths astronomy (Bower)
13:00-14:00 Refreshment
14:00-14:30 Simulations and analysis for the Long Wavelength Array (Kuniyoshi)
14:30-15:00 The Role of Magnetic Fields in the Interstellar Medium of Irregular Galaxies (Kepley)
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:00 COMMON Star Formation: Nearby Star-forming Regions at High Resolution (Corder)
16:00-16:30 Wide field, high sensitivity VLBI: surveying with mas resolution (Deller)
17:00 - Excursion to San Antonio (optional)

May 1 Friday
09:30-10:00 EVLA, The Instrument (Rupen)
10:00-10:30 EVLA, The Early Science (Chandler)
10:30-10:45 Closing
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 Colloquium (Robert O'Dell)
12:00-13:30 Lunch Break (on your own)
13:30- VLA Tour followed by dinner at Eagle Ranch