The Early Phase of Star Formation
The MPIA conference series at Ringberg Castle, Germany
Focus Group 1 (Chair: Joseph Mottram)
The formation of star clusters: theory confronts observations
The foreseen group structure was ignored by the focus group convenors.
Focus Group 2 (Chair: Hendrik Linz)
Magnetic fields and polarization in young stellar objects: interpreting the next generation of observations and simulations
15:50-16:05 Baobab Liu
Towards the era of multi-frequency polarization observations
16:05-16:20 Chat Hull
The first polarization results from ALMA: filaments, disks, dust polarization, and scattering
16:20-17:10 Discussion
Focus Group 3 (Chair: Sibylle Anderl)
The multi-scale nature and physical mechanisms of stellar feedback
17:20-17:30 Rolf Kuiper
Multi-Physics of Feedback in Massive Star Formation
17:30-17:40 Anna McLeod
Observing massive star formation feedback: what optical and near-infrared integral field spectroscopy can do for you
17:40-17:50 Patrick Hennebelle
Feedback: the impact of supernovae remnants and HII regions
17:50-18:00 Diederik Kruijssen
The physics setting the molecular cloud lifetime
18:00-18:40 Discussion
Focus Group 4 (Chair: Juergen Steinacker)
Filaments, their formation, properties and evolution
17:20-17:30 Matthias Gritschneder
The Formation and Fragmentation of Filaments
17:30-17:40 Seamus Clarke
Pertubation growth in accreting filaments
17:40-17:50 Eugenio Schisano
Wispy features in the Milky Way: a gloal view of filamentary structures in the Galactic Plane
17:50-18:00 Ke Wang
The Largest Filaments in the Milky Way
18:00-18:40 Discussion

The EPoS way: Large group, small room, remote location. Consider all aspects. Short talks, intense discussions.