July 11-15, 2011
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Joanne BIBBY American Museum of Natural History Searching for Wolf-Rayet stars in M101 using the Hubble Space Telescope
Ronny BLOMME Royal Observatory of Belgium CoRoT observations of O stars: diverse origins of variability
Dominik BOMANS Astronomical Institute of the Ruhr-Univ. Bochum Massive variable stars at low metallicity
Alceste BONANOS National Observatory of Athens, Greece Fundamental Parameters of 4 Massive Eclipsing Binaries in Westerlund 1
Jura BORISSOVA Universidad de Valparaiso New Galactic Star Clusters Discovered in the VVV Survey.
Jonathan BRAITHWAITE University of Bonn Why do massive stars contain such weak magnetic fields?
Saida CABALLERO-NIEVES Georgia State University High Angular Resolution Observations of the Massive Stars in Cyg OB2
Matteo CANTIELLO Argelander Institute for Astronomy - Bonn Turbulence and magnetic fields generated by subsurface convection in hot, massive stars.
Norberto CASTRO RODRIGUEZ National Observatory of Athens, Greece Blue Massive Stars Beyond the Milky Way
André-Nicolas CHENÉ U de Concepción - U de Valparaíso Young stellar clusters in the VVV survey: Towards a better understanding of their early evolution
    Discovery of a new Wolf-Rayet star using SAGE-LMC
    Large-Scale Variability of Single Galactic Wolf-Rayet Stars
Olivier CHESNEAU Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur Dense circumstellar environments and binarity
David COHEN Swarthmore College X-ray Spectroscopy of the O2 If* star HD 93129A: Embedded Wind Shocks and a Mass-Loss Rate Measurement
Michael CORCORAN USRA/CRESST & NASA-GSFC Acyclic High Energy Variability in Eta Carinae and WR 140
Paul CROWTHER University of Sheffield EITHER (1) Surveys of Wolf-Rayet stars beyond the Local Group OR (2) Very Massive Stars and the Eddington Limit
Augusto DAMINELI IAGUSP The nature of the periodic events in eta Carinae: collapse of the wind-wind collision.
Alexandre DAVID-URAZ Université de Montréal MOST : a powerful tool to reveal the true nature of the mysterious dust-forming Wolf-Rayet binary CV Ser
    X-ray emitting B stars in the Great Carina Nebula: curiosity or new paradigm?
Ben DAVIES University of Cambridge Young open star clusters: keys to understanding massive stars
Antoine DE LA CHEVROTIÈRE Université de Montréal Detecting magnetic fields in Wolf-Rayet stars
Selma DE MINK Space Telescope Science Institute Properties of Young Massive Stars and the role of Rotation, Binary Interaction and Stellar Mergers
Sébastien DESFORGES Université de Montréal Short-term spectroscopic variability of WC9 stars
Emile DORAN University of Sheffield Testing Feedback Models with Nearby Star Forming Regions
Sean DOUGHERTY NRC The orbit & proper motion of WR140 from high-resolution radio imaging.
Laurent DRISSEN Université Laval & CRAQ Hyperspectral imagers for the study of massive stars nebulae
Thomas EVERSBERG Schnörringen Telescope Science Institute Spectroscopic madness - A golden age for amateurs
Rémi FAHED Université de Montréal 2009: a Colliding-wind Odyssey
Garrett FEHON West Chester University  
Marc GAGNÉ West Chester University An X-ray Survey of Colliding Wind Binaries
Miriam GARCIA IAC OB stars in IC1613: crossing the frontier of the Magellanic Clouds
Kenneth GAYLEY Univ. of Iowa Moffat Clumps as the Source of X-rays from Single Wolf-Rayet Stars
Douglas GIES Georgia State University Massive Binaries: Dynamical and Evolutionary Transformations
Goetz GRAEFENER Armagh Observatory Massive stars close to the Eddington limit: Mass loss and envelope inflation.
Erika GRUNDSTROM Vanderbilt University / Fisk University Optical Spectroscopy of the Be Star in the gamma-ray Binary PSR B1259-63
Jason GRUNHUT Royal Military College of Canada A comparison of the magnetic and rotational properties of two hot stars: influence on the circumstellar environment
    The incidence of magnetic fields in massive stars: An overview of the MiMeS Survey Component
Kenji HAMAGUCHI CRESST/NASA/GSFC & UMBC Eclipse and Collapse of the Colliding Wind X-ray Emission from Eta Carinae
Wolf-Rainer HAMANN Universität Potsdam, Germany WC stars and their role in the life cycle of massive stars
Artemio HERRERO Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias Challenges to massive stars theories
Anthony HERVE Université de Liège A new X-ray spectral modeling tool and its first application to Zeta Puppis.
Grant HILL W. M. Keck Observatory Modeling the colliding wind spectra of CV Ser (WR 113)
D. John HILLIER University of Pittsburgh Improving the Fundamental Accuracy of O Star Parameters and Abundances
Graham KANAREK Columbia University A Deep NIR Survey for Galactic Wolf-Rayet Stars
Lex KAPER Astronomical Institute Univ. Amsterdam On the formation of massive stars
Rubab KHAN Ohio State University Self-Obscured Dusty Massive Stars in Nearby Galaxies
Kaitlin KRATTER Harvard-Smithsonian CfA The Formation and Evolution of Massive Binaries and Multiples
Jiří KUBÁT Astronomical Institute Ondřejov Validity of clumping approximations for mass-loss rates determination
Xavier LABERGE Anthony Moffat student - Université de Montréal  
Joel LAMB University of Michigan The IMF of Field OB Stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud
Jean-Christophe LEYDER USRA/NASA-GSFC Hard X-ray identification of Eta Carinae and steadiness close to periastron
Alex LOBEL Royal Observatory of Belgium Modeling the Asymmetrical Wind of the Massive LBV Binary MWC 314
Catherine LOVEKIN Los Alamos National Laboratory Mass Loss in 2D Stellar Models
    Pulsational mass loss in Luminous Blue Variables
Thomas MADURA Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy Multi-Wavelength Implications of the Companion Star in Eta Carinae
Vicente MAESTRO University of Sydney PAVO high angular resolution observations of B-type rapid rotators
Jesús MAÍZ APELLÁNIZ IAA-CSIC The Galactic O-Star Spectroscopic Survey (GOSSS) and its relationship to similar surveys
Amber MARSH Lehigh University Analysis of the B and Be Star Populations of h and χ Persei
Jon MAUERHAN IPAC/Caltech Red Eyes on Wolf-Rayet Stars: New Discoveries in the Galaxy via Infrared Color Selection
Anthony MOFFAT Université de Montréal Pulsations of massive stars
Thierry MOREL University of Liege, Belgium Mixing in magnetic massive stars
Nancy MORRISON The University of Toledo (Retired)  
Jean-Michel MUGNES Université Laval & CRAQ Spectral analysis of B stars: An application of Bayesian statistics.
Sally OEY University of Michigan Completing the massive star population: Striking into the field
Lidia OSKINOVA Universität Potsdam X-ray emission from massive stars and what can we learn about stellar winds from it.
Stanley OWOCKI University of Delaware X-rays and Gamma-rays from Massive Stars
Veronique PETIT West Chester University Magnetospheres of massive stars across the EM spectrum
Julian PITTARD The University of Leeds, UK Feedback from stellar winds and supernovae in massive stellar clusters
Andy POLLOCK European Space Agency The dazzling stories of WR140, WR25 and other X-ray colliding-wind binaries.
Charles PROFFITT STScI/CSC Observations of Boron Abundances in Rapidly Rotating Early-B Stars
Noel RICHARDSON Georgia State University The Luminous Blue Variables: Recent Spectroscopic and Interferometric Observations
Carmelle ROBERT Université Laval & CRAQ UVIT Characteristics of Young Stellar Populations
RAnna ROSEN UCSC What Sets the Rotation Rates of Massive Stars?
Christopher RUSSELL University of Delaware  
Carolina SABÍN-SANJULIÁN Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias On the systematic errors of quantitative spectroscopy of OB stars
Hugues SANA Amsterdam University Sparse Aperture Masking of Massive Stars
    The multiplicity properties of massive stars in 30 Doradus
    Quantitative IR spectroscopy of massive stars
RAndreas SANDER Universität Potsdam Stellar Parameters of the Galactic WC stars
Olivier SCHNURR Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam The most massive stars
Romain SELIER Observatoire de Paris An interesting candidate for isolated massive star formation in the Small Magellanic Cloud
Diah SETIA GUNAWAN Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array ALMA Observing Massive Stars with ALMA
Michael SHARA AMNH Surveys for Wolf-Rayet Stars in the Galaxy and the Local Group
Matthew SHULTZ Queen's University Magnetic Fields of the B-type stars 33 Eri, 15 CMa, alpha Pyx, epsilon Lupi, HY Vel and Xi 1 CMa as inferred from ESPaDOnS, Narval and FORS1/2
    Magnetism and Line Profile Variability in Rigel
Sergio SIMON-DIAZ Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias Macroturbulent broadening: a single-snapshot alternative to investigate stellar pulsations in Massive Stars?
Linda SMITH STScI Stellar Feedback at Low Metallicity: The Gas Dynamics of the Young SMC Cluster NGC 346
Nathan SMITH U. Arizona  
Nicole ST-LOUIS Université de Montréal Timeseries of High Resolution Linear Spectropolarimetric Observations of Wolf-Rayet Stars
Krzysztof STANEK The Ohio State University  
Guy STRINGFELLOW University of Colorado Identification of New Galactic Candidate-LBVs and WR Stars from IR Spectroscopy
Jon SUNDQVIST University of Delaware The nature of clumping in hot star winds and its consequences
Yamina TOUHAMI CHARA/GSU A CHARA Array Survey of the Circumstellar Environments of Rapidly Rotating Be Stars
    Resolving Circumstellar Disks of Be stars with The CHARA Array Interferometer
Frank TRAMPER University of Amsterdam Mass-loss and wind properties of six O-type stars in a low-metallicity environment
Luc TURBIDE Canada  
Asif UD-DOULA Penn State W. Scranton 3D-MHD simulations of the magnetic star theta^1 Ori C
Dany VANBEVEREN Vrije Universiteit Brussel The formation and evolution of massive and very massive stars in dense stellar clusters
Jorick VINK Armagh Observatory Wind models for very massive stars up to 300 solar masses
Nikolaus VOGT Universidad de Valparaiso  
Delia VOLPI Royal Observatory of Belgium Massive non-thermal radio emitters: new data and their modelling
Stefanie WACHTER IPAC / Caltech Massive Evolved Stars with Circumstellar Shells
Gregg WADE RMC Rotation and magnetic fields of massive stars
Nolan WALBORN Space Telescope Science Institute The ONn Giants
    New Spectroscopic Categories of Young O Stars from the VLT-FLAMES Tarantula Survey
Kerstin WEIS Astronomisches Institut, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum LBV nebulae as tracers of stellar instabilities
Hans ZINNECKER German SOFIA Inst., Univ. Stuttgart & NASA-Ames Is massive star formation a scaled-up version of low-mass starformation?
Brankica ŠURLAN Astronomical Institute Ondřejov 3-D Monte Carlo radiative transfer calculation of resonance line formation in the inhomogeneous expanding stellar wind