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Sunday 23rd August

17.00 - 19.00 Registration and reception to be held in the Common Room, University House

Monday 24th August

09.00 - 09.10 Opening of the workshop and welcome to the participants

Session I  -  Observations of stellar abundances (Chair: Michael Dopita)

09.10 - 09.40 John Norris Observations of stellar abundances in Australia: a historical prospective
09.40 - 10.00 David Yong Observations of stellar abundances in Australia: present and future
10.00 - 10.20 Ken Freeman New generation instruments for galactic archeology
10.20 - 10.40 Quentin Parker Abundances in planetary nebulae
     
10.40 - 11.20 Coffee break  
     
11.20 - 11.40 Peter Cottrell Stellar abundances from a New Zealand perspective

Session II  -  Nuclear physics in astrophysics (Chair: Taka Kajino)

11.40 - 12.10 George Dracoulis Nuclear experimental facilities in Australia
12.10 - 12.30 Tibor Kibedi A novel approach to determine the radiative width of the Hoyle state
12.30 - 12.50 Gregory Lane 180Ta and its survival in stellar environments
     
12.50 - 14.00 Lunch break  
     
14.00 - 14.20 Gary Luckman The role of nuclear technology in space exploration and future options for astrophysics applications

Session III  -  Signatures of stellar nucleosynthesis in meteoritic materials (Chair: Maria Lugaro)

14.20 - 14.50 Trevor Ireland Memories of nucleosynthesis
14.50 - 15.10 Raquel Salmeron The astrophysical environment of the early solar system

Session IV  -  Modelling of stellar nucleosynthesis and galactic chemical evolution (Chair: Pilar Gil-Pons)

15.10 - 15.40 John Lattanzio Modelling of stellar nucleosynthesis in Australia: a historical prospective
     
15.40 - 16.00 Coffee break  
     
16.00 - 16.20 Amanda Karakas Modelling of stellar nucleosynthesis in Australia: present and future
16.20 - 16.40 Chiaki Kobayashi Chemodynamical evolution of Galaxies and the Universe
16.40 - 17.00 Takehito Hayakawa New time-dependent calculation of 180mTa residual ratio in supernova neutrino process
19.00 - 23.00 Workshop Dinner at Teatro Vivaldi Restaurant
(Accompanying persons can join in, cost is $70, please book on Sunday evening)

Tuesday 25th August

Session IV  -  Modelling of stellar nucleosynthesis and galactic chemical evolution continues (Chair: John Lattanzio)

09.05 - 09.25 Pilar Gil Pons Intermediate mass stars: refining the boundary between white dwarfs and neutron stars.
09.25 - 09.45 Herbert Lau Evolution of low-metallicity AGB stars and carbon-enhanced metal-poor stars

Session V  -  Research topics in nuclear astrophysics (Chair: Gary Da Costa)

09.45 - 10.00 Janaina Avila Europium isotopic ratios in stardust SiC grains from AGB stars
10.00 - 10.15 Clare Worley Heavy element abundances in globular cluster giant stars
10.15 - 10.30 Maurits Evers Investigations of mechanisms inhibiting tunnelling in nuclear fusion
     
10.30 - 11.15 Coffee break  
     
11.15 - 11.30 George Angelou Stellar abundance anomalies and nuclear astrophysics
11.30 -11.45 Seann McKibbon Successes and limitations of extinct nuclide initial abundances in meteorites: 53Mn in angrites and pallasites
11.45 - 12.00 Joelene Buntain Stardust grains from post-AGB stars

Session VI  -  Overseas organisations (Chair: George Draculis)

12.00 - 12.30 Taka Kajino Nuclear astrophysics in Japan
12.30 - 13.00 Brian Fulton Nuclear astrophysics in Europe
     
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch break  
     
14.00 - 14.30 Ed Brown The Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics

Session VII  -   Stellar thermonuclear explosions (Chair: Chris Tout)

14.30 - 15.00 Brian Schmidt Type Ia supernovae
15.00 - 15.20 Zdenka Misanovic X-ray bursts
     
15.20 - 15.50 Coffee break  

Session VIII  -  Discussion session facilitated by the Organising Committe

15.50 - 16.50 Discussion
16.50 Close of workshop

Posters

Although there is no formal poster session in the program, we have two contirbuted posters which will be on display for you to view during breaks.

Duc H. Luong Reconstructing breakup at sub-barrier energies
Ramin Rafiei An ANU capability for the production of radioactive ion beams