15 September 2022
This is the first announcement of the conference “The James Webb Space Telescope turns one: the birth and growth of galaxies”, to be held at the Sexten Center for Astrophysics Riccardo Giacconi in Sesto (BZ, Italy), on 10–14 July 2023.
One year after the release of the first data of the James Webb Space Telescope, we will gather in the Italian Dolomites to discuss the transformative science enabled by Webb's observations in the field of galaxy formation and evolution, from its earliest stages to more mature phases in cosmic history. Specific topics will include:
Scientific Organising Committee:
A. Adamo (Univ. Stockholm), M. Castellano (INAF Rome), M. Dickinson (NOAO), H. Ferguson (STScI), N. Foerster Schreiber (MPE Garching), A. Fontana (INAF Rome), L. Pentericci (INAF Rome), P. Rosati (Univ. Ferrara), P. Santini (INAF Rome), A. Shapley (UCLA), M. Tosi (INAF Bologna), T. Treu (UCLA), E. Vanzella (INAF Bologna)
Conference webpage: https://www.sexten-cfa.eu/event/jwebb23/
Registration and abstract submission will open on November 30th when the list of invited speakers will be announced (Second Announcement). The selection of contributed talks will be announced by the end of January 2023.
Haus Sexten Conference Center, Sexten Center for Astrophysics Riccardo Giacconi (Sesto, BZ, Italy).We look forward to meeting you in the Sexten Dolomites next summer.
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