The theme for TSI 2017 is “Modern Tools for Nuclear Astrophysics” and will focus on the three research pillars of nuclear astrophysics: experiments, observations, and astrophysical modelling.
Additional lectures will be provided by local speakers.
- Jeremy Heyl (U of British Columbia, Canada): "Nuclear Astrophysics with MESA"
- Jordi Jose (UPC Barcelona, Spain)
- Alison Laird (U of York, UK)
- Julie Lutz (U of Washington, Seattle, USA): "Symbiotic Stars: A Very Variable Class of Variables"
- Jaymie Mathews (U of British Columbia, Canada): "Goldilocks and the 3000+ Worlds: Looking for exoplanets that are "just right""
- Marco Pignatari (U of Hull, UK)
- Artemis Spyrou (NSCL and Michigan State University, USA): "Experimental techniques in heavy element nucleosynthesis"
- George Wallerstein (U of Washington, Seattle, USA): "Stellar chemical composition research in the photographic era" and/or "Variable stars of population II"
- David Yong (ANU Canberra, Australia): "Chemical abundances in metal-poor stars" and "High precision chemical abundances"