Don't forget our twice-weekly 10:00am Coffee Discussions - relevant astro-ph postings will be fodder for informal review and discussion as we get a caffeine jolt.

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Week1
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Sep 26
12:15 PM
Aud
Shamit Kashru
Strongly correlated electron systems as string theories?!?
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome

3:00PM
SSR
Coordinators
Organizational Meeting
all participants

5:00PM
Commons

Wine & Cheese

Tue, Sep 27
11:00AM
SSR
ALL
Questions
our initial discussion - questions that we'd like to address in the program
Wed, Sep 28
10:00AM
FR
Steve K.
astro-ph coffee
a chat about recent papers of interest...

1:00PM
FR
SDB
Kick off meeting sdB subgroup


4:00PM
Broida 3302
Avi Shporer
Doing More With Photometry: Studying Binary Companions With Orbital Photometry
UCSB Astrophysics Seminar, note location in Broida Hall
Thu, Sep 29
11:00AM
SSR
Rich Townsend
A First Stab at Modeling Wave Transport of Angular Momentum in Massive Stars by Heat-Engine-Excited g Modes, with Various Reflections on Implementation Strategies
talk / discussion
Fri, Sep 30
10:00AM
FR
Stephane C. and Steven B.
astro-ph coffee
astero-ph coffee, the Friday edition

5:00 pm
Beachside Bar (?)
all
Friday cocktails
celebrate with libations
Week 2
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Oct 3
12:15pm
Aud
Xiaoliang Qi
To See A Knot In A Grain Of Sand ---The Story Of Topological States
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Tue, Oct 4
11:00am
SSR
Anne Thoul
Asteroseismic data on β Ceph stars: from the ground and CoRoT

Wed, Oct 5
10:00am
FR
Gulnur Dogan
astro-ph coffee
a chat about recent papers of interest..
Thu, Oct 6
11:00am
SSR
Travis Metcalfe
Asteroseismic signatures of stellar activity cycles
a short science talk from an asteroseismology participant

2:00pm
PL
SDB
Weekly meeting of sdB subgroup

Fri, Oct 7
10:00am
FR
M. Takata
astro-ph coffee
the Friday edition

5:30pm
Beachside Bar (?)
ALL
Friday cocktails
celebrate the end of week 2
Week 3
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...






Mon, Oct 10
12:15
Aud.
Rich Townsend
A Cartoon Overview of the Fundamentals of Stellar Seismology
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome

3:30pm
SSR
ALL
Discussions on planned work & progress
Weekly informal meeting to discuss topics people are working on during the program, following KITP coffee and cookies
Tue, Oct 11
11:00am
SSR
Jim Fuller
Tidally-Excited Stellar Pulsations in KEPLER KOI-54 and Resonance Locking
astro-ph:1107.4594

12:00pm
SSR
Bill Paxton
MESA discussion

Wed, Oct 12
10:00am
FR
Haili Hu
astro-ph coffee
a chat about recent papers of interest..
Thu,
Oct 13
11:00am
SSR
Sebastien Deheuvels
What can mixed modes tell us about the internal structure of subgiants?
a short science talk from an asteroseismology participant

2:00pm
PL
SDB
Weekly meeting of sdB subgroup

Fri, Oct 14
10:00am
FR
Jennifer van Saders
astro-ph coffee
the Friday edition

1:00pm
SSR
Dave Arnett
A discussion of turbulence, convection, stars, and the beach

Week 4
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...






Mon, Oct 17
12:15
Aud.
TBA
TBA
Blackboard Lunch Seminar usually each Monday

3:30pm
SSR
ALL
Discussions on planned work & progress
Weekly informal meeting to discuss topics people are working on during the program,
following KITP coffee and cookies.
Tue, Oct 18
11:00am
SSR
Daniel Reese
Estimating stellar mean density through seismic inversions

Wed, Oct 19
10:00am
FR
Robert Szabo
astro-ph coffee
http://arxiv.org/abs/1106.0011
Thu, Oct 20
11:00am
SSR
Toby Wood
Rotationally induced mixing in solar-type
stars


1:00pm
PL
SDB
Weekly meeting of sdB subgroup. note special time this week

Fri, Oct 21
10:00am
FR
Marc Pinsonneault
astro-ph coffee
the Friday edition

3:30pm
Aud
Marc Pinsonneault
A revised KIC effective temperature scale
http://arxiv.org/abs/1110.4456
Marc completes his takeover of the Friday agenda






Week 5



CONFERENCE:
The Impact of Asteroseismology across Stellar Astrophysics






Week 6
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...






Mon, Oct 31
12:15
Aud.
Peter Goldreich
The Physics of Stochastic Excitations in Stars
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome

2:30
SSR
ALL
Discussions on planned work and progress
Weekly informal meeting to discuss topics people are working on during the program.
NOTE: Time changed today because of Halloween party
Tue, Nov 1
11:00am
SSR
Günter Houdek
On the seismic age and heavy-element abundance of the Sun
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011MNRAS.tmp.1623H
Wed, Nov 2
10:00am
FR
Conny Aerts
astro-ph coffee
http://arxiv.org/pdf/1109.5436v3
Thu, Nov 3
11:00am
SSR
Jennifer Johnson
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Stellar Parameters
from Other Techniques
the inspiration for the title

1:00pm
PL
OB
Weekly meeting of massive OB star subgroup


2:00pm
PL
SDB
Weekly meeting of sdB subgroup

Fri, Nov 4
10:00am
FR
Sylvie Vauclair
astro-ph coffee
arxiv.org/abs/1107.1235

1:00 pm
SSR
Gerard Vauclair
The DA white dwarf pulsator (ZZ Ceti) HS 0507+0434B:
the main target of the next WET campaign


5:00 pm
Beachside Bar (?)
all
Friday cocktails
celebrate with libations






Week 7
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...






Mon, Nov 7
12:15
Aud.
TBA
TBA
Blackboard Lunch Seminar usually each Monday

3:30pm
SSR
ALL
Discussions on planned work & progress
Weekly informal meeting to discuss topics people are working on during the program,
following KITP coffee and cookies.
Tue, Nov 8
11:00am
SSR
Wojtek Dziembowski
Oscillations in giants and supergiants: an update
Wojtek has been thinking about this for a long time... see the link
Wed, Nov 9
10:00am
FR
Yanqin Wu +
astro-ph coffee
measures of stellar rotation...
http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/1104.2912
http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/1103.5171
Thu, Nov 10
10:00am
PL
SDB
Weekly meeting of sdB subgroup.
Note the alternative time to avoid the clash with the vineyard trip!

11:00am
SSR
Pieter Degroote
Photometric mode identification of slowly rotating stars


1:00pm
PL
OB
Weekly meeting of massive OB star subgroup.


2:15pm
Vineyard Trip - See Social Activities page

Fri, Nov 11
10:00am
FR
-NONE-
astro-ph coffee
Veteran's / Armistice Day - KITP (officially) closed

5:00 pm
Beachside Bar (?)
all
Friday cocktails
celebrate the end of WWI with libations






~ Week 8
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...






Mon, Nov 14
12:15
Aud.
TBA
TBA
Blackboard Lunch Seminar usually each Monday

3:30pm
SSR
ALL
Discussions on planned work & progress
Weekly informal meeting to discuss topics people are working on during the program,
following KITP coffee and cookies.
Tue, Nov 15
11:00am
SSR
Paul Groot
White dwarf binaries and pulsating sources in transient surveys
visiting from UCLA
Wed, Nov 16
10:00am
FR
Victor
Silva Aguirre
astro-ph coffee
http://arxiv.org/abs/1111.1623

2:00pm
FR
SDB
Note special time and place this week for sdB subgroup discussion.

Thu, Nov 17
11:00am
SSR
Rafael Garcia
Stars with small l=1 visibilities and the Tasmanian devils
a talk/discussion led by a participant with unusual expertise

1:00pm
PL
OB
Weekly meeting of massive OB star subgroup.

Fri, Nov 18
10:00am
FR
Bill Chaplin
astro-ph coffee
http://arxiv.org/abs/1111.2872v1

5:00 pm
Beachside Bar
all
Friday cocktails
celebrate with libations






~ Week 9
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...






Mon, Nov 21
12:15
Aud.
TBA
TBA
Blackboard Lunch Seminar usually each Monday

3:30pm
SSR
ALL
Discussions on planned work & progress
Weekly informal meeting to discuss topics people are working on during the program,
following KITP coffee and cookies.
Tue, Nov 22
11:00am
SSR
Savita Mathur
Stellar magnetic cycles: an observational point of view with CoRoT and Kepler

Wed, Nov 23
10:00am
-
-
astro-ph coffee

Thu, Nov 24
11:00am
-
-
-
THANKSGIVING (USA Holiday)

1:00pm
PL
OB
Weekly meeting of massive OB star subgroup.
THANKSGIVING (USA Holiday)

2:00pm
PL
SDB
Weekly meeting of sdB subgroup.
THANKSGIVING (USA Holiday)
Fri, Nov 25
10:00am
-
-
astro-ph coffee
the Friday edition

5:00 pm
Beachside Bar (?)
all
Friday cocktails
celebrate with libations






Week 10
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...






Mon, Nov 28
12:15
Aud.
TBA
TBA
Blackboard Lunch Seminar usually each Monday

3:30pm
SSR
ALL
Discussions on planned work & progress
Weekly informal meeting to discuss topics people are working on during the program,
following KITP coffee and cookies.
Tue, Nov 29
11:00am
SSR
Aldo Serenelli
Can we constraint microscopic diffusion in solar-like stars? An initial attempt

Wed, Nov 30
10:00am
FR
Wojtek Dziembowski
astro-ph coffee
http://arxiv.org/abs/1111.4005v1
Thu, Dec 1
11:00am
SSR
Natasha Ivanova
Common Envelope Evolution: current issues
a related review paper...

1:00pm
PL
OB
Weekly meeting of massive OB star subgroup.


2:00pm
PL
SDB
Weekly meeting of sdB subgroup.

Fri, Dec 2
10:00am
PL (note change)
TBA
astro-ph coffee
the Friday edition

5:00 pm
Beachside Bar (?)
all
Friday cocktails
celebrate with libations






Week 11
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...






Mon, Dec 5
12:15
Aud.
TBA
TBA
Blackboard Lunch Seminar usually each Monday

3:30pm
SSR
ALL
Discussions on planned work & progress
Weekly informal meeting to discuss topics people are working on during the program,
following KITP coffee and cookies.
Tue, Dec 6
11:00am
-
-
-

Wed, Dec 7
10:00am
FR
TBA
astro-ph coffee

Thu, Dec 8
11:00am
SSR
TBA
TBA
a talk/discussion led by a participant with unusual expertise

1:00pm
PL
OB
Weekly meeting of massive OB star subgroup.


2:00pm
PL
SDB
Weekly meeting of sdB subgroup.

Fri, Dec 9
10:00am
FR
Andrea Miglio
astro-ph coffee
the Friday edition

5:00 pm
Beachside Bar (?)
all
Friday cocktails
celebrate with libations






Week 12
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...






Mon, Dec 12
12:15
Aud.
TBA
TBA
Blackboard Lunch Seminar usually each Monday

3:30pm
SSR
ALL
Discussions on planned work & progress
Weekly informal meeting to discuss topics people are working on during the program,
following KITP coffee and cookies.
Tue, Dec 13
11:00am
SSR
Joergen & Haili
Nitty-gritty modeling details - geeking out on precision frequencies for comparison sake
a talk / discussion led by a wise participant
Wed, Dec 14
10:00am
FR
Joyce Guzik
astro-ph coffee
http://arxiv.org/pdf/1112.1910
Thu, Dec 15
11:00am
SSR
Ahmed Grigahcene
Asteroseismology of solar-like oscillations: TDC (Time Dependent Convection) modeling
a talk/discussion led by a participant with unusual expertise

1:00pm
PL
OB
Weekly meeting of massive OB star subgroup.


2:00pm
PL
SDB
Weekly meeting of sdB subgroup.

Fri, Dec 16
10:00am
FR
Steve & Joergen
Closing Discussions


5:00 pm
Beachside Bar (?)
all
Friday cocktails - and farewell dinner
celebrate with libations








*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room, FR=Founders' Room, PL=Porthole Lounge
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