Opening New Frontiers with the Giant Magellan Telescope
2010 October 4-6, Seoul National University, Seoul, KOREA




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Program (
Update on Nov. 2, 2010)

Oct 4 (Mon)

09:00-09:30  Registration  

Beginning   (Chair: Myungshin Im)

09:30-09:40 Invitation to K-GMT Myung Gyoon Lee (SNU)
09:40-09:45 Welcome address Seok Jae Park (KASI)
09:45-09:50 Welcome address (from the GMT board) David Lambert (UT Austin)
09:50-10:20 GMT Project Overview Pat McCarthy (GMTO)

GMT Instruments   (Chair: Byeong-Gon Park)

10:20-10:45 A Wide-Field Multi-Object Optical Spectrograph for the GMT (GMACS) Darren DePoy (AMTU)
10:45-11:05 Coffee Break  
11:05-11:30 GMT’s Near IR Multiple Object Spectrograph-NIRMOS Daniel Fabricant (CfA)
11:30-11:55 GMTNIRS and the Opportunities it Offers for High Resolution Infrared Spectroscopy Daniel Jaffe (UT Austin)
11:55-12:20 GMTIFS-An AO-corrected Integral-Field Spectrograph and Imager for GMT Peter McGregor (ANU)

Special talk   (Chair:  Byeong-Gon Park)

12:20-12:45 Overview of the JWST and its Scientific Synergy with ELTs Mark Clampin (JWST/GSFC/NASA)
12:45-14:00 Lunch  

Mirrors and Technology   (chair: Dan Jaffe)

14:00-14:25 How does an adaptive secondary mirror support the unique qualities of the GMT? Michael Hart (UA)
14:25-14:50 Design and Development of the FSM Myung K. Cho (NOAO)
14:50-15:15 Development Status of the K-GMT Prototype Young-Soo Kim (KASI)
15:15-15:40 Fabrication and Testing of KGMT FSM Prototype Ho-Soon Yang (KRISS)
15:40-16:00 Coffee Break  
16:00-16:20 The GMT Adaptive Optics System Antonin Bouchez (GMTO)

Disks and Planets   (Chair: Myung Gyoon Lee)

16:20-16:45 Debris Disk Science in the Era of GMT and JWST Inseok Song (U Georgia)
16:45-17:10 Catching Planets in Formation with GMT Alycia Weinberger (DTM)
17:10-17:35 Giant Magellan Planet Search Paul Butler (DTM)
17:35-17:55 Transitional Disk System HD135344B A-Ran Lyo (KASI)

Oct 5 (Tue)


First Objects in the Universe   (Chair: Changbom Park)

09:30-09:55 The Quest for First Something Myungshin Im (SNU)
09:55-10:20 Probing the Reionization Epoch in the GMT Era Xiaohui Fan (UA)
10:20-10:45 Studies of Reionization with High Redshift Quasars Stuart Wyithe (U Melbourne)
10:45-11:10 Relic Signature of the First Stars  Kyungjin Ahn (Chosun U)
11:10-11:30 Coffee Break  
11:30-11:55 Gravitational Lensing(by Galaxy Clusters) and the GMT Mike Gladders (UChicago)
11:55-12:15 Testing the Expansion History of the Universe with The GMT Graziano Rossi (KIAS)
12:15-12:35 Testing a Dark Sector Interaction with GMT Jounghun Lee (SNU)
12:35-14:00 Lunch  

Galaxies and AGN 1   (Chair: Pat McCarthy)

14:00-14:25 Evolution of Large Scale Structures and Galaxies Changbom Park (KIAS)
14:25-14:50 Probing the Co-evolution of Black Holes and Galaxies  Jong-Hak Woo (SNU)
14:50-15:15 Formation of Massive Galaxies-a GMT science- Sukyoung Yi (Yonsei U)
15:15-15:40 Probing Gas Kinematics within LyAlpha Blobs Yujin Yang (MPIA)
15:40-16:00 Coffee Break  
16:00-16:25 Near-field Cosmologywith the GMT Myung Gyoon Lee (SNU)
16:25-16:50 The Next Step in Understanding Galaxy Structure Dennis Zaritsky (UA)

Special talk   (Chair:  Myung Gyoon Lee)

17:10-17:35 Synergy of ALMA and GMT Nagayoshi Ohashi (ASIAA)
18:00-21:00 Banquet  

Oct 6 (Wed)


Galaxies and AGN 2   (Chair: Warick Couch)

09:30-09:55 Globular Clusters and Galaxy Building Blocks Young-Wook Lee (Yonsei U)
09:55-10:20 Multiple Populations of GCs Seen from Ca uvby Photometry Jae-Woo Lee (Sejong U)
10:20-10:45 Star Formation Histories of the MWG: from the Galactic Center to the Halo Deokkeun An (Ewha WU)
10:45-11:05 Coffee Break  
11:05-11:25 PANCluG:Pixel Analysis of Nearby Cluster Galaxies Joon Hyeop Lee (KASI)
11:25-11:45 Star Formation within Galaxies at the Most Extreme Conditions Ji Hoon Kim (SNU)

Stars and ISM   (Chair:  Sang-Gak Lee)

11:45-12:10 High Resolution Spectroscopy of Stars with GMTNIRS David Lambert (UT Austin)
12:10-12:35 The Chemical Composition of Stellar Systems

Andrew McWilliam (OCIW)

12:35-14:00 Lunch  
14:00-14:20 High Resolution Spectroscopy of Stars with Planets Wonseok Kang (SNU)
14:20-14:40 Shocked Gas around SNRs and YSOs Jong-Ho Shinn (KASI)
14:40-15:00 Observation of Balmer-dominated Filaments in Supernova Remnants Jae-Joon Lee (KASI)
15:00-15:10 Future of the GMT Warrick Couch (Swinburne U)

Poster Presentations


 ISM/SF in the LMC/Submm Galaxies behind the LMC with the GMT

S. Kim (Sejong U)

 Infrared Luminous Galaxies in distant universe

J. Lee (SNU)

 The Formation of First Mini Filaments in Models with Massive Neutrinos

H. Song (SNU)

 Post-merger Signatures of Galaxies in Rich Abell Clusters at z~0.1

Y. Sheen (Yonsei U)

 GMT Prospects from GEM

H. Suh (Yonsei U)

 Black Hole Mass Measurements with Rest-frame Optical Quasar Spectra    at 3<z<5

H. Jun (SNU)

 Current Status of the High Resolution Quasar Selection from Infrared    Medium-deep Survey

Y. Jeon (SNU)

 The stellar initial mass function of young populous clusters in the    Magellanic Clouds

Y. Ko (SNU)

 The Star Cluster Mass Function in Various Environments

J. Sohn (SNU)

 New Estimators of Black Hole Mass in AGN with Hydrogen Paschen Lines

D. Kim (SNU)

 Probing the Nature of Optically-faint, X-ray Extended Sources

M. Kim (KASI)