Computational AstroChemistry - a new era?

6 January

10:00-10:50 Registration - E7 department of Physics

10:50-11:00 Welcome and Housekeeping: Jeremy Yates - Harry Massey Lecture Theatre

11:00-11:45 Meeting Plenary Presentation: Computational Astrochemical Modelling - Serena Viti

Lab Astrophysics

11:45-12:30 TBA Christine Joblin

12:30-13:00 TBA Ian Sims

13:00-13:30 Lunch - E7

13:30-13:50 Laboratory investigations of benzene adsorption on grain surfaces: ice morphology and non-thermal processing - John Thrower

13:50-14:10 TBA Bhala Siveraman

Ab initio calculations of chemical data

14:10-14:55 A review of techniques used to calculate ab initio rate kinetics - Matt Watkins/Ben Slater

14:55-15:15 First principles calculations of reaction mechanisms on model grain surfaces - Davy Adriaens

15:15-15:45 Some Important Reactions in Chemical Models of Star-forming Regions: Sensitivities, Uncertainties, and Calculations - Eric Herbst

15:45-16:15 TEA (E7)

16:15-16:45 Input for Astrochemical Modelling - Ian Smith

16:45-17:15 How can we quantitatively compare chemical models with observations? - Valentine Wakelam

17:15-17:45 Accurate determination of the dipole moments of molecules - Jonathan Tennyson

17:50-18:20 The AGM of the Astrophysical Chemistry Group. Wine will be served.

19:00-20:00 Poster Session and Wine Reception (E7)

20:00 onwards The Meeting Dinner

7 January

Astrochemical Models

09:00-09:25 TBA Estelle Bayet

09:25-09:45 Molecular processes for the Lithium chemistry in the Early Universe - Francesco Gianturco

09:45-10:10 Chemical Models of Pre-Planetary Disks - Tom Millar

10:10-10:35 The chemical history of ices in protoplanetary disks: Chemistry in a dynamical model - Ruud Visser

10:35-10:55 Chemical exchange between isotopes of carbon (12C, 13C) and oxygen (16O, 18O) in a typical T-Tauri disk - Paul Woods

10:55-11:20 Coffee (E7)

11:20-11:40 Modelling chemical evolution of warm cores around solar-like stars - Zainab Awad

11:40-12:10 MHD and Hydrodynamical Models for Chemical Studies - Tom Hartquist

12:10-12:30 Modelling ionised and photodominated regions - Magda Vasta

12:30-12:50 Modelling Maser Emission - Anita Richards

12:50-13:30 Lunch (E7)

Data Modelling and Observations

13:30-14:15 TBA Jenny Hatchell

14:15-14:45 TBA Matt Redman

14:45-15:05 TBC Michiel Hogerheijde

15:05-15:25 TBC Helen Roberts

15:25-15:45 Modelling Line Overlap - Malcolm Gray

15:45-16:00 Closing Remarks - Jeremy Yates

16:00-16:30 Tea and Departure (E7)

16:30 Drinks for those who can come - UCL Housman Room