28th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics

from Sunday, December 13, 2015 (4:00 PM) to Friday, December 18, 2015 (5:10 PM)
International Conference Centre Geneva

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Dec 14, 2015
Dec 15, 2015
Dec 16, 2015
Dec 17, 2015
Dec 18, 2015
AM
8:30 AM --- Registration ---
9:00 AM
Cover (until 9:35 AM) (Level 0, Room 2)
9:00 AM Introduction   (Level 0, Room 2)
9:07 AM Welcome address by the Vice-Rector of the University of Geneva - Prof. Jean-Marc Triscone (University of Geneva)   (Level 0, Room 2)
9:15 AM Einstein's Swiss Years - Prof. Jan Lacki (University of Geneva)   (Level 0, Room 2)
9:35 AM
Plenary talks (until 10:45 AM) (Level 0, Room 2)
9:35 AM First hundred years of GR: successes, status and prospects - Prof. Thanu Padmanabhan (ICAA Pune)   (Level 0, Room 2)
10:10 AM Relativistic effects in large-scale structure surveys - Camille Bonvin (CERN)   (Level 0, Room 2)
10:45 AM --- Coffee break and poster session ---
11:20 AM
Plenary talks (until 12:30 PM) (Level 0, Room 2)
11:20 AM CMB temperature and polarisation anisotropies: a goldmine for cosmology. - Nabila Aghanim (Universite Paris Sud)   (Level 0, Room 2)
11:55 AM CMB spectral distortions - Prof. Rashid Sunyaev   (Level 0, Room 2)
8:30 AM --- Registration ---
9:00 AM
Plenary talks (until 10:45 AM) (Level 0, Room 2)
9:00 AM A unifying description of dark energy - David LANGLOIS (CNRS)   (Level 0, Room 2)
9:35 AM Dark matter detection - an experimental overview - Prof. Laura Baudis (University of Zurich)   (Level 0, Room 2)
10:10 AM Towards fundamental physics from cosmological surveys - Prof. Hiranya Peiris (University College London)   (Level 0, Room 2)
10:45 AM --- Coffee break and poster session ---
11:20 AM
Plenary talks (until 12:30 PM) (Level 0, Room 2)
11:20 AM The equation of state of dense matter - Prof. Anna Watts (University of Amsterdam)   (Level 0, Room 2)
11:55 AM Status of the Advanced Virgo project - Prof. Fulvio Ricci (University of Rome La Sapienza and INFN Sez. Roma)   (Level 0, Room 2)
8:30 AM --- Registration ---
9:00 AM
Plenary talks (until 10:45 AM) (Level 0, Room 2)
9:00 AM Making waves: modeling gravitational waves from coalescing binary systems - Prof. Alessandra Buonanno (Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics)   (Level 0, Room 2)
9:35 AM Rattle and shine by compact binaries mergers - Prof. Luis Lehner (Perimeter Institute)   (Level 0, Room 2)
10:10 AM Experimental tests of general relativity in binary systems - Prof. Michael KRAMER (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Radioastronomie)   (Level 0, Room 2)
10:45 AM --- Coffee break and poster session ---
11:20 AM
Plenary talks (until 12:30 PM) (Level 0, Room 2)
11:20 AM Quantum effects on black holes: evaporation, tunnelling, information leak. Anything observable? - Prof. Carlo Rovelli (Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille)   (Level 0, Room 2)
11:55 AM The LHC and the Universe - Gian Giudice (CERN)   (Level 0, Room 2)
8:30 AM --- Registration ---
9:00 AM
Plenary talks (until 10:45 AM) (Level 0, Room 2)
9:00 AM IceCube and the discovery of high-energy cosmic neutrinos - Prof. Francis Halzen (IceCube/WIPAC)   (Level 0, Room 2)
9:35 AM The gamma-ray Universe - Prof. Jim Hinton (Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics)   (Level 0, Room 2)
10:10 AM Cosmic ray acceleration and transport - Prof. Pasquale Blasi (INAF)   (Level 0, Room 2)
10:45 AM --- Coffee break and poster session ---
11:20 AM
IUPAP young astrophysicist awards -Prof. Virginia Trimble (UCLA) (until 12:30 PM) (Level 0, Room 2)
11:20 AM Lest we forget - Prof. Virginia Trimble (University of California Irvine)   (Level 0, Room 2)
11:40 AM Award ceremony - Prof. Virginia Trimble (University of California Irvine)   (Level 0, Room 2)
11:50 AM Magnetars: the Universe strongest magnets - Nanda Rea (University of Amsterdam/CSIC-IEEC)   (Level 0, Room 2)
12:10 PM Towards a unified model for the gamma-ray burst prompt emission & a new luminosity-hardness relation for cosmology - Sylvain Guiriec (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center / UMD / CRESST)   (Level 0, Room 2)
8:30 AM --- Registration ---
9:00 AM
Plenary talks (until 10:45 AM) (Level 0, Room 2)
9:00 AM ESA gravitational wave observatory, eLISA and LISA Pathfinder - Prof. Stefano Vitale (University of Trento)   (Level 0, Room 2)
9:35 AM Exact solutions in astrophysics - Prof. Mustapha Ishak (The University of Texas at Dallas)   (Level 0, Room 2)
10:10 AM Exploring gravity in the strong field regime with high throughput X-ray measurements - Prof. Luigi Stella (INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma)   (Level 0, Room 2)
10:45 AM --- Coffee break and poster session ---
11:20 AM
Plenary talks (until 12:30 PM) (Level 0, Room 2)
11:20 AM Heading into the abyss: X-ray spectral timing of accreting black holes - Prof. Andrew Fabian (University of Cambridge)   (Level 0, Room 2)
11:55 AM Disks and jets - Alexander Tchekhovskoy (Uiversity of California Berkeley)   (Level 0, Room 2)
PM
12:30 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:00 PM
02 - Exact solutions - Mustapha Ishak (The University of Texas at Dallas) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 13)
2:00 PM Modelling inhomogeneous cosmologies with Numerical Relativity - Dr Eloisa Bentivegna (Università degli Studi di Catania)   (Level 2, Room 13)
2:21 PM Solving the Einstein-Maxwell Equations for the Dispersive Propagation of Light during Mixmaster Kasner Epochs and other Anisotropic Early-Universe Models - Brett Bochner (Hofstra University)   (Level 2, Room 13)
2:42 PM Backrection of voids in a Friedman background with constant w equation of state. - Marco Bruni (University of Portsmouth)   (Level 2, Room 13)
3:03 PM Lense-Thirring precession in strong gravitational fields - Dr Chandrachur Chakraborty (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research , Mumbai , INDIA)   (Level 2, Room 13)
3:24 PM Inhomogeneous conformally flat models of the universe - Mariusz Dabrowski (University of Szczecin)   (Level 2, Room 13)
2:00 PM
04 - Dark energy - Martin Kunz (Universite de Geneve (CH)) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 14)
2:00 PM High redshift BAO from BOSS to eBOSS - Dr Timothée Delubac (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)   (Level 2, Room 14)
2:27 PM Tracing dark energy with quasars. - Justyna Średzińska (Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center PAS)   (Level 2, Room 14)
2:53 PM Measuring cosmological parameters with GRBs: status and perspectives - Lorenzo Amati (INAF - IASF Bologna)   (Level 2, Room 14)
3:19 PM The m-z relation for type Ia supernovae, locally inhomogeneous cosmological models, and the nature of dark matter - Mr Phillip Helbig (*)   (Level 2, Room 14)
2:00 PM
06 - Early universe - Daniel G. Figueroa (CERN) (until 3:45 PM) (Level -1, Room 16)
2:00 PM Exotic Rotational Correlations in Emergent Quantum Geometry - Craig Hogan (U. Chicago and Fermilab)   (Level -1, Room 16)
2:21 PM Creation of Emergent Universe with Wormholes - Dr. Bikash Chandra PAUL (University of North Bengal)   (Level -1, Room 16)
2:42 PM A Cyclic Universe alternatively dominated by matter and antimatter - Dragan Hajdukovic (Institute of Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology)   (Level -1, Room 16)
3:03 PM 3D Quantum Bubble Collisions - Jonathan Braden (University College London)   (Level -1, Room 16)
3:24 PM Born-Infeldizing gravity - Lavinia Heisenberg (ETHZ - ETH Zurich)   (Level -1, Room 16)
2:00 PM
07 - Large scale structures - Vincent Desjacques (until 3:45 PM) (Level -1, Room 17)
2:00 PM A relativistic approach to large-scale structure - David Wands (University of Portsmouth)   (Level -1, Room 17)
2:21 PM Relativistic effects and primordial non-Gaussianity in the matter density fluctuation - Jaiyul Yoo (University of Zurich)   (Level -1, Room 17)
2:42 PM Relativistic effects with cross-correlations - Enea Di Dio (OATs-INAF)   (Level -1, Room 17)
3:03 PM Probing violations of slow-roll inflation at the largest observable scales with future galaxy surveys - Mario Ballardini (University of Bologna)   (Level -1, Room 17)
3:24 PM Tomographic lensing constraints with galaxy clustering - Francesco Montanari (Universite de Geneve (CH))   (Level -1, Room 17)
2:00 PM
08 - Cosmic microwave background - Antony Lewis (University of Sussex) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 4)
2:00 PM The POLARBEAR experiment probing the cosmic microwave background polarization - Davide Poletti   (Level 0, Room 4)
2:25 PM The Quijote experiment: project overview and first results - Dr Ricardo Génova Santos (Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias)   (Level 0, Room 4)
2:45 PM CMB spectral distortions: energy release versus photon injection - Jens Chluba (Institute of Astronomy)   (Level 0, Room 4)
3:05 PM Cosmology with the Planck all-sky Compton parameter map - Dr Juan Francisco Macias-Perez (LPSC)   (Level 0, Room 4)
3:25 PM High-resolution SZ cartography of clusters of galaxies with NIKA ath the IRAM 30-m telescope - Frédéric MAYET (CNRS)   (Level 0, Room 4)
2:00 PM
13 - Gamma-ray bursts - Luigi Piro (National Institute for Astrophysics - INAF) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 7&8)
2:00 PM Thermal emission in GRB 101219B - Dr Josefin Larsson (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
2:21 PM Fitting gamma-ray burst prompt emission spectra with a model for subphotospheric dissipation - Björn Ahlgren (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
2:42 PM Signs of magnetic acceleration and multi-zone emission in GRB 080825C - Elena Moretti (MPI Munich)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
3:03 PM A new intrinsic intrinsic 3 parameter correlation in Gamma Ray Bursts - Maria Dainotti (Stanford University)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
3:24 PM GRB polarization with the POLAR detector. - Dr Nicolas Produit (Universite de Geneve (CH))   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
2:00 PM
15 - Binaries - Alessandro Papitto (until 3:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 3)
2:00 PM Multi-wavelength variability of the gamma-ray binary LS I +61 303 along the super-orbital period - Prof. Diego Torres (ICREA / Institute of Space Sciences)   (Level 0, Room 3)
2:26 PM Interacting pulsar winds in X-ray and gamma-ray binaries - Guillaume DUBUS (IPAG CNRS/Université Grenoble Alpes)   (Level 0, Room 3)
2:52 PM The gamma-ray monitoring of newly discovered Be/BH binary system MWC 656 - Pere Munar-Adrover (INAF-IAPS)   (Level 0, Room 3)
3:18 PM Making the Heaviest Elemens in the Universe - Friedrich Thielemann (University of Basel)   (Level 0, Room 3)
2:00 PM
18 - Gal. accel. & pulsars - Marco Tavani (INAF) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 23)
2:00 PM H.E.S.S. Observations of the Large Magellanic Cloud - Nukri Komin (Wits University)   (Level 0, Room 23)
2:20 PM Galactic Science with the Cherenkov Telescope Array - Dr Thierry Stolarczyk (IRFU/SAp,CEA Saclay, 91190 Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   (Level 0, Room 23)
2:45 PM Modeling Bright Gamma-ray and Radio Emission from Fast Cloud Shocks at Middle-aged SNRs - Dr Shiu Hang (Herman) Lee (ISAS/JAXA)   (Level 0, Room 23)
3:05 PM Multiwavelength observations of gamma-ray loud binaries - Maria Chernyakova (DCU)   (Level 0, Room 23)
3:25 PM Particle acceleration in Eta Carinae: the expected and unexpected - Matteo Balbo (Université de Genève)   (Level 0, Room 23)
3:45 PM --- Coffee break and poster session ---
4:15 PM
02 - Exact solutions - Mustapha Ishak (The University of Texas at Dallas) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 13)
4:15 PM First-order cosmological perturbations engendered by point-like masses: all scales covered - Maxim Eingorn   (Level 2, Room 13)
4:35 PM On homogeneous and isotropic universe - Mikhail Katanaev (Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow)   (Level 2, Room 13)
4:55 PM Covariant Perturbations of the Scalar-Tensor Schwarzschild Black Hole - Geraint Pratten (University of Sussex)   (Level 2, Room 13)
5:15 PM Confronting anisotropic cosmological models with real-time cosmology - Wessel Valkenburg (Leiden University)   (Level 2, Room 13)
5:35 PM High-precision cosmology and inhomogeneities: exact results in the geodesic light-cone gauge - Giuseppe Fanizza (Università degli Studi di Bari "Aldo Moro")   (Level 2, Room 13)
5:55 PM Discussion session on averaging and backreaction in cosmology   (Level 2, Room 13)
4:15 PM
04 - Dark energy - Martin Kunz (Universite de Geneve (CH)) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 14)
4:15 PM Using Atom Interferometry to Detect Chameleon Dark Energy - Clare Burrage (University of Nottingham)   (Level 2, Room 14)
4:40 PM Causality in theories with more than one metric - Ignacy Leonard Sawicki (University of Geneva)   (Level 2, Room 14)
5:05 PM Dark energy as a fixed point of the Einstein Yang-Mills Higgs Equations - Massimiliano Rinaldi (University of Trento)   (Level 2, Room 14)
5:29 PM Non-local gravity and comparison with observational datasets - Yves Dirian (University of Geneva)   (Level 2, Room 14)
5:53 PM Viability of a quintessence model with inverse power law potential as a dark energy candidate - Mr Erick Jonathan Almaraz Aviña (Instituto de Física / UNAM)   (Level 2, Room 14)
5:56 PM Constraints on a DE parametrization using BAO and Forecasting for future surveys - Ms Mariana Jaber (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)   (Level 2, Room 14)
5:59 PM Force sensor for chameleon a candidate for dark energy - attaallah almasi (vu university of amsterdam)   (Level 2, Room 14)
6:02 PM Exploring the consequences of parameter values in cosmological models with CosmoEJS, an interactive package of cosmology Java simulations - Jacob Moldenhauer (University of Dallas)   (Level 2, Room 14)
6:05 PM Testing the dark sector interaction by using the isolated galaxy pairs from SDSS DR10 - Mr Hanwool Koo (Seoul National University)   (Level 2, Room 14)
6:08 PM The gravitational polarization of the quantum vacuum as a possible solution to the dark energy problem - Dragan Hajdukovic (Institute of Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology (ME))   (Level 2, Room 14)
6:12 PM Primordial perturbations in a bouncing Universe with quintessence - Anna Paula Bacalhau (Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas)   (Level 2, Room 14)
6:15 PM Refinements of Jungle Universes - Alicia Simon-Petit (Applied Mathematics Laboratory, ENSTA ParisTech, Université Paris-Saclay)   (Level 2, Room 14)
6:18 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
06 - Early universe - Daniel G. Figueroa (CERN) (until 6:45 PM) (Level -1, Room 16)
4:15 PM On stability of electroweak vacuum during inflation - Andrey Shkerin (EPFL)   (Level -1, Room 16)
4:35 PM A stiff Higgstory of the Universe - Dr Daniel G. Figueroa (CERN)   (Level -1, Room 16)
4:55 PM Parametric resonance after hilltop inflation caused by an inhomogeneous inflaton field - Francesco Cefalà (University of Basel)   (Level -1, Room 16)
5:15 PM Preheating after hilltop inflation - Stefano Orani (Basel University)   (Level -1, Room 16)
5:35 PM The Cosmic Laboratory: Probing Inflation with Galaxy Clustering - Roland de Putter   (Level -1, Room 16)
5:55 PM The Effective Strength of Gravity and the scale of Inflation - Subodh Patil   (Level -1, Room 16)
6:15 PM Implications of the primordial power asymmetry for inflation - Christian Byrnes (University of Sussex (GB))   (Level -1, Room 16)
6:35 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
07 - Large scale structures - Vincent Desjacques (until 6:45 PM) (Level -1, Room 17)
4:15 PM Cosmological nonlinear density and velocity power spectra - Prof. Jai-chan Hwang (Kyunpook National Univ.)   (Level -1, Room 17)
4:35 PM General Relativity and Cosmic Structure Formation - Julian Adamek (Université de Genève)   (Level -1, Room 17)
4:55 PM Large Scale Structure with interacting Vacuum: the non-linear regime in the post-Friedman approximation - Marco Bruni (University of Portsmouth)   (Level -1, Room 17)
5:15 PM One-dimensional models of cosmological perturbations: direct integration in the Fourier space - Vitalii Sliusar (Astronomical Observatory of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine)   (Level -1, Room 17)
5:35 PM TSPT: Time-Sliced Perturbation Theory for Large Scale Structure - Sergey Sibiryakov (CERN & EPFL & INR RAS)   (Level -1, Room 17)
5:55 PM Precision measurement of the local bias of dark matter halos - Titouan Lazeyras (MPA)   (Level -1, Room 17)
6:15 PM Supercluster straightness as a cosmological test - Mr Junsup Shim (Seoul National University)   (Level -1, Room 17)
6:18 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
08 - Cosmic microwave background - Antony Lewis (University of Sussex) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 4)
4:15 PM Dark matter decay and cosmic reionization - Ms Isabel Oldengott (Universität Bielefeld)   (Level 0, Room 4)
4:35 PM Is there evidence for anisotropy in CMB data? - Ms Daniela Saadeh (University College London)   (Level 0, Room 4)
4:55 PM Current constraints and forecasts on the tilt and running of the primordial tensor spectrum - Mr Giovanni Cabass (Physics Department and INFN, “La Sapienza” University of Rome)   (Level 0, Room 4)
5:15 PM Cosmological constraints on the neutron lifetime - Laura Salvati (University of Rome, Sapienza)   (Level 0, Room 4)
5:35 PM UV sensitivity of Higgs inflation - Mr Jacopo Fumagalli (Nikhef)   (Level 0, Room 4)
5:55 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
13 - Gamma-ray bursts - Luigi Piro (National Institute for Astrophysics - INAF) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 7&8)
4:15 PM Using Gamma-Ray Bursts as Cosmological Probes - Rob Preece (University of Alabama in Huntsville)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
4:35 PM Shedding light on the early Universe with THESEUS - Lorenzo Amati (INAF - IASF Bologna)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
4:55 PM An External Shock Origin of GRB 141028A - Dr J. Michael Burgess (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
5:15 PM Signs of Blandford & Znajek mechanism in GRB afterglow lightcurves. - Antonio Nathanail   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
5:35 PM Constraining emission mechanisms in gamma-ray bursts using spectral width - Magnus Axelsson   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
5:55 PM Study of GRB light curve decay indices in the afterglow phase - Mrs Roberta Del Vecchio (Astronomical Observatory of the Jagiellonian University)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
5:58 PM Observed properties of high redshift Gamma-Ray Bursts - Graziella Pizzichini (INAF)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
6:01 PM Moving observed Short GRBs both off-axis and into the local Universe - Giulia Stratta (Urbino University) Dr Marica Branchesi (Urbino University) Dr Giovanni De Cesare (IASF-Bologna) Dr Giuseppe Greco (Urbino University)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
6:04 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
15 - Binaries - Alessandro Papitto (until 6:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 3)
4:15 PM Swift and the Supergiant Fast X-ray Transient outburst factory - Patrizia Romano (INAF)   (Level 0, Room 3)
4:40 PM High-mass X-ray binary systems through the eyes of INTEGRAL - Alexander Lutovinov (Space Research Institute)   (Level 0, Room 3)
5:05 PM Vela X-1 and sgHMXB: hydro driven hard X-rays - Antonis Manousakis   (Level 0, Room 3)
5:25 PM Correlation study of spectral parameters of NS-HMXBs with Suzaku - Ms Pragati Pradhan (St. Joseph's College, Darjeeling, India & North Bengal University, Siliguri, India)   (Level 0, Room 3)
5:45 PM Orbital resolved spectroscopy of GX 301-2 with MAXI - Ms Nazma Islam (Indian Institute of Science, Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, India)   (Level 0, Room 3)
6:05 PM Broadband study of X-Per using Suzaku observations - Chandreyee Maitra (CEA Saclay)   (Level 0, Room 3)
6:20 PM Orbital evolution and search for eccentricity and apsidal motion in the eclipsing HMXB 4U 1700–37 - Ms Nazma Islam (Indian Institute of Science, Raman Research Institute, India)   (Level 0, Room 3)
6:24 PM Blowing in the wind : accretion in high mass X-ray binaries - Ileyk EL MELLAH (Paris 7 Diderot - APC laboratory)   (Level 0, Room 3)
6:27 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
18 - Gal. accel. & pulsars - Marco Tavani (INAF) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 23)
4:15 PM Pulsar observations with the MAGIC telescopes - Dr Takayuki Saito (Kyoto University)   (Level 0, Room 23)
4:35 PM The intriguing double torus-jet PWN around PSR J0855-4644 - Chandreyee Maitra (CEA Saclay)   (Level 0, Room 23)
4:55 PM A Pulsar Wind Nebula Origin for Luminous TeV Source HESS J1640-465 - Joseph D Gelfand   (Level 0, Room 23)
5:15 PM First-order Fermi acceleration at pulsar wind termination shock. - Mr Simone Giacche` (Max-Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics)   (Level 0, Room 23)
5:35 PM Rapid particle acceleration at perpendicular shocks - John Kirk   (Level 0, Room 23)
5:55 PM Kinetic simulations of relativistic harmonic magnetic equilibria - Dr Krzysztof Nalewajko (Stanford University)   (Level 0, Room 23)
6:15 PM Multipolar electromagnetic fields around neutron stars: exact vacuum solutions and related properties. - Jérôme Pétri (Université de Strasbourg)   (Level 0, Room 23)
6:18 PM --- gap ---
12:30 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:00 PM
04 - Dark energy - Martin Kunz (Universite de Geneve (CH)) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 14)
2:00 PM Planck 2015 results on Dark Energy and Modified Gravity - Matteo Martinelli (ITP, Heidelberg)   (Level 2, Room 14)
2:26 PM Tensions Between CMB and Weak Lensing Data Sets when Testing General Relativity - Jason Dossett (INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera)   (Level 2, Room 14)
2:53 PM Constraints on induced gravity dark energy models - Mario Ballardini (University of Bologna)   (Level 2, Room 14)
3:19 PM Cold dark energy and cosmological parameter estimation - Caroline Heneka (Dark Cosmology Centre, Copenhagen)   (Level 2, Room 14)
2:00 PM
09 - Cosmic neutrinos - Julien Lesgourgues (until 3:45 PM) (Level -1, Room 16)
2:00 PM Joint Constraints on Neutrino Masses from Cosmology and Particle Physics - Martina Gerbino (University of Rome 'Sapienza')   (Level -1, Room 16)
2:21 PM Clustering, lensing, and ISW-RS from the DEMNUni neutrino simulations - Dr Carmelita Carbone (National Institute for Astrophysics - INAF)   (Level -1, Room 16)
2:42 PM Simulating the effect of massive neutrinos on large-scale structure - Dr Simeon Bird (Johns Hopkins University)   (Level -1, Room 16)
3:03 PM Neutrino masses and cosmology with Lyman-alpha forest power spectrum - Christophe Yeche   (Level -1, Room 16)
3:24 PM Massive neutrinos and their effect on the large scale structure of the Universe - Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro (OATS-INAF)   (Level -1, Room 16)
2:00 PM
10 - Cosmic magnetic fields - Tina Kahniashvili (until 3:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 13)
2:00 PM Cosmic magnetic fields and ways of probing them - Prof. Philipp Kronberg (University of Toronto)   (Level 2, Room 13)
2:25 PM Galactic magnetic fields - Andrew Fletcher   (Level 2, Room 13)
2:45 PM Probing the Intergalactic Magnetic Fields by means of high-energy pair halos around extreme blazars - PAOLO DA VELA (INFN - National Institute for Nuclear Physics)   (Level 2, Room 13)
3:05 PM Lower limits on the magnetic field strength in the early universe - Prof. Reinhard Schlickeiser (Ruhr University Bochum, Germany)   (Level 2, Room 13)
3:25 PM The Plasma Physics of TeV Blazars - Philip Chang   (Level 2, Room 13)
2:00 PM
13 - Gamma-ray bursts - Luigi Piro (National Institute for Astrophysics - INAF) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 7&8)
2:00 PM Short gamma-ray bursts from binary neutron star mergers: the time-reversal scenario - Dr Riccardo Ciolfi (University of Trento and INFN-TIFPA)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
2:21 PM Electromagnetic emission from long-lived binary neutron star merger remnants - Mr Daniel Siegel (Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute))   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
2:42 PM Dynamical mass ejection from black hole-neutron star binaries - Dr Koutarou Kyutoku (RIKEN)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
3:03 PM Fast luminous blue transients from newborn black holes - Dr Kazumi Kashiyama (University of California, Berkeley)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
3:24 PM --- gap ---
2:00 PM
15 - Binaries - Alessandro Papitto (until 3:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 3)
2:00 PM The ultraluminous pulsar - Matteo Bachetti (INAF/Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari)   (Level 0, Room 3)
2:25 PM Across the Eddington boundary: examining disc spectra at high accretion rates - Andrew Sutton (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center)   (Level 0, Room 3)
2:50 PM Sub-Eddington accretion in neutron star X-ray binaries - Rudy Wijnands (University of Amsterdam)   (Level 0, Room 3)
3:20 PM NuSTAR and XMM-Newton Observation of SAX J1808.4-3658 during the latest outburst - Prof. Tiziana Di Salvo (University of Palermo)   (Level 0, Room 3)
2:00 PM
16 - Black holes - Didier Barret (IRAP (UPS/CNRS)) (until 3:45 PM) (Level -1, Room 17)
2:00 PM XMM-Newton's impact on Relativistic Astrophysics: Black Holes - Norbert Schartel (ESA)   (Level -1, Room 17)
2:21 PM Relativistic tidal disruption events: what do we learn from their rate distribution? - Immacolata Donnarumma (National Institute for Astrophysics - INAF)   (Level -1, Room 17)
2:42 PM Un-Beamed Tidal Disruption Events at Hard X-Rays - Krzysztof Hryniewicz (Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Centre)   (Level -1, Room 17)
3:02 PM IGR J17361-4441: a possible planetary tidal disruption event in NGC 6388 - Dr Melania Del Santo (National Institute for Astrophysics - INAF)   (Level -1, Room 17)
3:22 PM Relativistic line reverberation mapping in tidal disruption events - Wenfei Yu (Shanghai Astronomical Observatory)   (Level -1, Room 17)
3:42 PM Tidal disruption events induced by the Kozai-Lidov mechanism - Naoki Seto   (Level -1, Room 17)
2:00 PM
18 - Gal. accel. & pulsars - Marco Tavani (INAF) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 23)
2:00 PM Numerical Models For Superfluid Neutron Stars With Realistic Equation Of State And Application To Pulsar Glitches - Aurélien Sourie (LUTH - Observatoire de Paris)   (Level 0, Room 23)
2:21 PM Multi-scale modelling of pulsar glitches - Brynmor Haskell (The University of Melbourne)   (Level 0, Room 23)
2:42 PM The role of general relativity and reconnection in pulsar radiation - Benoit Cerutti (Princeton University)   (Level 0, Room 23)
3:02 PM The shape of a pulsar radio beam: fan beams, not the nested cones. - Dr Jaroslaw Dyks (Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center)   (Level 0, Room 23)
3:22 PM A new view on the Lighthouse Nebula, IGR J11014-6103 - Lucia Pavan (University of Geneva)   (Level 0, Room 23)
3:42 PM A model for distortions of polarisation angle in radio pulsars - Lab Saha (Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Torun, Poland)   (Level 0, Room 23)
2:00 PM
19 - VHE & CR - Teresa Montaruli (until 3:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 4)
2:00 PM Probing the Extragalactic Background Light with VERITAS - Elisa Kay Pueschel (University College Dublin)   (Level 0, Room 4)
2:21 PM Broadband characterisation and physical implications from the most extreme X-ray flaring activity of the high-peaked BL Lac Mrk 501 - Josefa Becerra Gonzalez (NASA GSFC)   (Level 0, Room 4)
2:42 PM Very fast TeV gamma-ray variability from the non-aligned AGN IC 310: Insight into Black Hole Lightnings - Pierre Colin (MPI fuer Physik)   (Level 0, Room 4)
3:03 PM A bright gamma-ray flare from the blazar B2 1215+30 detected by VERITAS and Fermi-LAT - Floriana Zefi (LLR - Ecole Polytechnique)   (Level 0, Room 4)
3:24 PM Non-thermal particle acceleration in astrophysical shear flows. - Frank Rieger (MPIK and Univ. of Heidelberg)   (Level 0, Room 4)
3:45 PM --- Coffee break and poster session ---
4:15 PM --- . ---
4:15 PM
03 - Modifications of gravity - Anne-Christine Davis (Cambridge University) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 14)
4:15 PM The radial velocity profile of the filament galaxies in the vicinity of the Virgo cluster as a test of gravity - Prof. Jounghun Lee (Seoul National University)   (Level 2, Room 14)
4:35 PM A Universal velocity dispersion profile for pressure supported systems: evidence for MONDian gravity across 12 orders of magnitude in mass - Mr Reginaldo Durazo (Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)   (Level 2, Room 14)
4:55 PM Searching for new short-range forces using optically levitated microspheres - David Moore (Stanford University)   (Level 2, Room 14)
5:25 PM The variation of the fine-structure constant from disformal couplings - Mr Jurgen Mifsud (Consortium for Fundamental Physics, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sheffield)   (Level 2, Room 14)
5:45 PM Lorentz violation in gravity - Diego Blas Temino (CERN)   (Level 2, Room 14)
6:10 PM Is the Ni's solution of the Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff problem without the maximum-mass limit applicable to the real neutron stars? A discussion - Dr Lubos Neslusan (Astronomical Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, 05960 Tatranska Lomnica, Slovakia)   (Level 2, Room 14)
6:13 PM A relativistic metric extension of gravity based in the dynamics and lensing of individual, groups and clusters of galaxies - Dr Sergio Mendoza (Instituto de Astronomia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM))   (Level 2, Room 14)
6:16 PM Varying constants entropic cosmology - Hussain Gohar (University of Szczecin, Poland)   (Level 2, Room 14)
6:19 PM Kaluza-Klein cosmological model in $f(R,T)$ gravity with $\Lambda(T) - Prof. Pradyumn Kumar Sahoo (Birla Institute of Technology and Science-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus)   (Level 2, Room 14)
6:22 PM A Palatini formalism for MOND in $f(\chi)$ gravity - Ernesto Barrientos Rodríguez (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)   (Level 2, Room 14)
6:25 PM Anisotropic Spherically Symmetric Collapsing Star From Higher Order Derivative Gravity Theory - Dr Hossein Ghaffarnejad (Semnan University of IRAN)   (Level 2, Room 14)
6:28 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
09 - Cosmic neutrinos - Julien Lesgourgues (until 6:45 PM) (Level -1, Room 16)
4:15 PM Constraining non-standard neutrino scenarios with Planck 2015 - Massimiliano Lattanzi (University of Ferrara)   (Level -1, Room 16)
4:36 PM Sterile neutrinos with secret interactions - Maria Archidiacono   (Level -1, Room 16)
4:57 PM Constraining sterile neutrinos with lyman alpha forest - Dr Antonella Garzilli (Leiden University)   (Level -1, Room 16)
5:18 PM A loophole to the electromagnetic cascade theory : Solving the lithium problem with a sterile neutrino. - Vivian Poulin (Unite Reseaux du CNRS (FR))   (Level -1, Room 16)
5:39 PM The effective number of neutrinos: standard and non-standard calculations - Pablo Fernández de Salas (IFIC - CSIC/Universidad de Valencia)   (Level -1, Room 16)
6:00 PM Higher-order massive neutrino perturbations in large-scale structure - Florian Führer (Institut für Theoretische Physik, Universität Heidelberg)   (Level -1, Room 16)
6:20 PM Neutrinos beyond the linear regime: a new theoretical approach - Hélène DUPUY   (Level -1, Room 16)
6:40 PM Decoherence of cosmological massive neutrinos - Daniel Boriero   (Level -1, Room 16)
6:43 PM Joint constraints on neutrino mass and number of effective neutrino species from cosmology - Graziano Rossi (Sejong University)   (Level -1, Room 16)
4:15 PM
10 - Cosmic magnetic fields - Tina Kahniashvili (until 6:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 13)
4:15 PM Constraints on Primordial Magnetic Fields from Planck 2015 - Daniela Paoletti (INAF and INFN)   (Level 2, Room 13)
4:35 PM Prospects of constraining primordial magnetic fields using their effects on CMB, LSS and ionization history - Dr Kerstin Kunze (University of Salamanca)   (Level 2, Room 13)
4:55 PM Primordial Magnetism in CMB - Dr Levon Pogosian (Simon Fraser University)   (Level 2, Room 13)
5:15 PM Parity odd CMB power spectrum via helical magnetic field. - Hector Javier Hortua (Universidad Nacional)   (Level 2, Room 13)
5:18 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
15 - Binaries - Alessandro Papitto (until 6:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 3)
4:15 PM Hot Plasma Emissions in the Ultra-compact Binary Pulsar 4U 1626-67 - Norbert S. Schulz (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)   (Level 0, Room 3)
4:35 PM Luminosity dependent change of the emission diagram in the X-ray pulsar 4U 1626-67 - Dr Filippos Koliopanos (Research Institute in Astrophysics and Planetology (IRAP), Toulouse, France)   (Level 0, Room 3)
4:55 PM Presence of a third body orbiting around XB 1916-053. - Prof. Rosario Iaria (Univ. di Palermo - DSFC)   (Level 0, Room 3)
5:15 PM Missing hard states and regular outbursts: the puzzling case of the BHC 4U 1630–472 - Dr Fiamma Capitanio (IAPS-INAF)   (Level 0, Room 3)
5:35 PM Glitches and anti-glitches in accreting pulsars: expected properties and observability - Lorenzo Ducci (University of Tuebingen)   (Level 0, Room 3)
5:51 PM Understanding supernova kicks and black-hole spins in Galactic X-ray binaries - Anastasios Fragkos (University of Geneva)   (Level 0, Room 3)
6:08 PM Angular momentum loss by gravitational radiation in x-ray binaries with neutron stars - Tuğçe İÇLİ Kadri Yakut (University of EGE)   (Level 0, Room 3)
6:11 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
16 - Black holes - Didier Barret (IRAP (UPS/CNRS)) (until 6:45 PM) (Level -1, Room 17)
4:15 PM The Athena/X-IFU X-ray view of Hot and Energetic Universe: probing the Black Hole environment - Xavier Barcons (Instituto de Física de Cantabria (CSIC-UC))   (Level -1, Room 17)
4:40 PM How accreting black holes may shape their surroundings through AGN feedback - Dr Wako Ishibashi (ETH Zurich)   (Level -1, Room 17)
5:00 PM Direct formation of supermassive black holes; from mergers of protogalaxies to global relativistic collapse - Prof. Lucio Mayer (University of Zurich)   (Level -1, Room 17)
5:20 PM Cosmological mass transport on galactic nuclei and the formation of high redshift quasars. - Prof. andres escala (Universidad de chile)   (Level -1, Room 17)
5:40 PM Does the obscured AGN fraction really depend on luminosity? - Dr Sergey Sazonov (Space Research Institute, Moscow, Russia)   (Level -1, Room 17)
6:00 PM Mildly obscured active galaxies and the diffuse X-ray background - Valentino Esposito   (Level -1, Room 17)
6:20 PM Disentangling AGN and Star Formation Contributions in the Central Parsec of NGC 4945 - Ingyin Zaw (NYU Abu Dhabi)   (Level -1, Room 17)
6:23 PM An eclipsing binary black hole in MRK 421 - Dr Sergio Mendoza (Instituto de Astronomia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico) Dr Erika Benitez (Instituto de Astronomia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM))   (Level -1, Room 17)
6:26 PM The high energy spectrum of 3C 273 - Valentino Esposito   (Level -1, Room 17)
6:29 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
18 - Gal. accel. & pulsars - Marco Tavani (INAF) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 23)
4:15 PM Progress on the knowledge of magnetic fields in neutron stars - Norbert Schartel (ESA)   (Level 0, Room 23)
4:35 PM General-relativistic pulsars magnetospheres - Jérôme Pétri (Université de Strasbourg)   (Level 0, Room 23)
4:55 PM Relativistic pulsar winds: structure, shocks, reconnection. - Maxim Lyutikov   (Level 0, Room 23)
5:15 PM PICsar: Particle in Cell Pulsar Simulations - Mikhail Belyaev (UC Berkeley/TAC)   (Level 0, Room 23)
5:35 PM Effect of geodetic precession on the evolution of pulsar high-energy pulse profiles as derived with the striped-wind model. - Jérôme Pétri (Université de Strasbourg)   (Level 0, Room 23)
5:55 PM The Crab pulsar: Examining its profile and deriving high precision X-ray ephemerides - Guillaume Belanger (ESA)   (Level 0, Room 23)
5:58 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
19 - VHE & CR - Elisa Prandini (University of Geneva) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 4)
4:35 PM FACT: Monitoring TeV Blazars with Silicon Photomultipliers - Gareth Hughes (ETH Zurich)   (Level 0, Room 4)
4:55 PM MWL characterization of the blazar S5 0716+714 by MAGIC during its brightest outburst - Dr Marina Manganaro (IAC)   (Level 0, Room 4)
5:15 PM The first detection of the blazar S4 0954+65 at very-high energies with the MAGIC Telescopes during an exceptionally high optical state - Giovanna Pedaletti (DESY)   (Level 0, Room 4)
5:35 PM Flat spectrum radio quasars at very high energies: the new detection of PKS 1441+25 - Josefa Becerra Gonzalez (NASA GSFC)   (Level 0, Room 4)
5:55 PM Evidence for quasi-periodic modulation in the gamma-ray blazar PG 1553+113 - Antonio Stamerra (INAF-OATo / SNS-Pisa)   (Level 0, Room 4)
6:15 PM Multi-wavelength observations on the gamma-ray periodic blazar PG1553+113 - Gareth Hughes (ETH Zurich)   (Level 0, Room 4)
6:35 PM The long-term optical study of VHE blazars - Omar Kurtanidze (Abastumani Observatory)   (Level 0, Room 4)
6:38 PM --- gap ---
7:30 PM
Public talk (until 9:30 PM) (Auditoire Piaget (U600))
7:30 PM Einstein’s legacy: 100 years of general relativity - Prof. Michael KRAMER (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Radioastronomie)   (Auditoire Piaget (U600))
12:30 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:00 PM
03 - Modifications of gravity - Anne-Christine Davis (Cambridge University) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 14)
2:00 PM Aspects of infrared non-local modifications of General Relativity - Ms Giulia Cusin (University of Geneva)   (Level 2, Room 14)
2:21 PM Beyond General Relativity: The Geometric Deformation and New Black Hole Solutions - Jorge Ovalle (Simon Bolivar University)   (Level 2, Room 14)
2:43 PM Linearly shielded modifications of gravity - Dr Lucas Lombriser (University of Edinburgh)   (Level 2, Room 14)
3:04 PM Initial conditions for simulations of arbitrary modified gravity, beyond quasi-static approximations - Wessel Valkenburg (Leiden University)   (Level 2, Room 14)
3:25 PM --- gap ---
2:00 PM
05 - Dark matter - Marco Cirelli (CEA/Saclay) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 7&8)
2:00 PM Analysis update to the 2013 data from the Large Underground Xenon project - Wing To (SLAC)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
2:25 PM Results on light dark matter particles with a low threshold CRESST-II detector - Achim Gütlein (Austrian Academy of Sciences)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
2:45 PM Update on Dark Matter constraints from CMB anisotropies - Vivian Poulin (Unite Reseaux du CNRS (FR))   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
3:05 PM The formation of primordial black hole dark matter - Sam Young (University of Sussex)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
3:25 PM Simulations of ultralight axion dark matter halos - Jens Niemeyer (Goettingen University)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
2:00 PM
10 - Cosmic magnetic fields - Tina Kahniashvili (until 3:45 PM) (Level -1, Room 16)
2:00 PM Relaxing the limits on inflationary magnetogenesis - Christos Tsagas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)   (Level -1, Room 16)
2:21 PM Relativistic chiral magnetohydrodynamics and evolution of cosmological magnetic fields - Oleg Ruchayskiy (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH)) Dr Alexey Boyarsky (Leiden University (NL))   (Level -1, Room 16)
2:42 PM First numerical simulations of the chiral MHD dynamo effect - Jennifer Schober   (Level -1, Room 16)
3:03 PM Evolution of primordial magnetic fields - Axel Brandenburg (Nordita)   (Level -1, Room 16)
3:24 PM MHD Turbulence and Particles - Andrey Beresnyak (Naval Research Laboratory)   (Level -1, Room 16)
2:00 PM
11 - Gravitational waves - Chiara Caprini (CEA-Saclay) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 13)
2:00 PM The quest for a stochastic background with LIGO/VIrgo GW detectors - Tania Regimbau (Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur)   (Level 2, Room 13)
2:21 PM Cosmic variance in the nanohertz gravitational wave background - Elinore Roebber (McGill University)   (Level 2, Room 13)
2:42 PM Gravitational Waves from a Dark Sector - Pedro Klaus Schwaller   (Level 2, Room 13)
3:03 PM Acoustically generated gravitational waves from thermal first order phase transitions - Mark Hindmarsh (University of Sussex)   (Level 2, Room 13)
3:24 PM Gravitational waves from a thermal first order phase transition: numerical simulations - David Weir (University of Stavanger)   (Level 2, Room 13)
2:00 PM
14 - Disks and jets - Thierry Courvoisier (University of Geneva) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 23)
2:00 PM Highlights on massive winds from AGN - Massimo Cappi (National Institute for Astrophysics - INAF)   (Level 0, Room 23)
2:22 PM High Energy flares of FSRQs - Luigi Pacciani (IAPS/INAF)   (Level 0, Room 23)
2:42 PM Relativistic Speeds and Transverse Velocity Structure on 50 kpc Scales in NGC6251 - Robert Laing (ESO)   (Level 0, Room 23)
3:02 PM The accretion-ejection connection in the Galactic black hole candidate X-ray binary MAXI J1836-194 - Dr Thomas Russell (ICRAR/Curtin University)   (Level 0, Room 23)
3:22 PM GRS 1915+105 and its spectral variability from the keV to the MeV band - Dr Marek Nikolajuk (University of Bialystok)   (Level 0, Room 23)
3:42 PM Coeval observations of a complete sample of flat-spectrum blazars with Effelsberg, IRAM 30m, and Planck - Jörg Paul Rachen (IMAPP / Radboud University Nijmegen)   (Level 0, Room 23)
2:00 PM
15 - Binaries - Alessandro Papitto (until 3:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 3)
2:00 PM Millisecond pulsars: on their own, with a friend, or even two - Dr Jason Hessels (University of Amsterdam)   (Level 0, Room 3)
2:30 PM THE YOUNG, RELATIVISTIC BINARY PULSAR J1906+0746 - Joeri van Leeuwen (ASTRON / U. Amsterdam)   (Level 0, Room 3)
2:55 PM Two new relativistic MSPs from the HTRU-North - Marina Berezina (Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy)   (Level 0, Room 3)
3:15 PM Simultaneous X-ray and Radio observations of mode-switching radio pulsars PSR B0943+10 and PSR B1822-09 - Prof. Wim Hermsen (SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands)   (Level 0, Room 3)
2:00 PM
16 - Black holes - Didier Barret (IRAP (UPS/CNRS)) (until 3:45 PM) (Level -1, Room 17)
2:00 PM General relativistic precession of orbits around the stellar-mass black hole in H 1743-322 - Dr Adam Ingram (University of Amsterdam)   (Level -1, Room 17)
2:25 PM On the Detection of an Extreme Gravitationally Redshifted Fe-line constraining the Rotation of the Super-Massive Black Hole in Mrk 876 - Eugenio Bottacini (Stanford University)   (Level -1, Room 17)
2:47 PM The high energy variability of V404 Cygni during the June 2015 outburst - Lorenzo Natalucci (Istituto di Astrofisica e Planetologia Spaziali, INAF)   (Level -1, Room 17)
3:12 PM Measuring the Innermost Stable Circular Orbits of Supermassive Black Holes - Dr George Chartas (College of Charleston)   (Level -1, Room 17)
3:33 PM MHD Shocks in Accretion onto a Rotating Black Hole - Masaaki Takahashi (AIchi University of Education)   (Level -1, Room 17)
3:36 PM Accretion of a relativistic kinetic gas into a black hole - Ms Paola Rioseco (IFM-UMICH)   (Level -1, Room 17)
3:39 PM Angular momentum loss by gravitational radiation in binaries with black hole - Ms Dolunay Kocak (University of Ege) Kadri Yakut (University of EGE)   (Level -1, Room 17)
3:42 PM Quasi-periodic oscillations of perturbed tori - Mr Varadarajan Parthasarathy (N. Copernicus Astronomical Center)   (Level -1, Room 17)
2:00 PM
19 - VHE & CR - Teresa Montaruli (until 3:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 4)
2:00 PM The H.E.S.S. Extragalactic Sky - Jill Chevalier (LAPP)   (Level 0, Room 4)
2:25 PM MAGIC latest results - Oscar Blanch (IFAE)   (Level 0, Room 4)
2:50 PM Recent Science Highlights from VERITAS - John Quinn (University College Dublin)   (Level 0, Room 4)
3:15 PM Exploring the TeV Universe with HAWC - Dr Robert Lauer (University of New Mexico)   (Level 0, Room 4)
3:45 PM --- Coffee break and poster session ---
4:15 PM
03 - Modifications of gravity - Anne-Christine Davis (Cambridge University) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 14)
4:15 PM Consistent massive graviton on an arbitrary background - Laura BERNARD (Université de Paris 6 - Pierre et Marie Curie)   (Level 2, Room 14)
4:35 PM Linear perturbations in massive bigravity: formalism and cosmology - Mariele Motta (University of Geneva)   (Level 2, Room 14)
4:55 PM Gravitational waves in a bigravity model: from inflation to present - Pietro Guarato (Université de Genève)   (Level 2, Room 14)
5:15 PM Dualities and Symmetries of Galileons - Johannes Noller (University of Oxford)   (Level 2, Room 14)
5:35 PM Quasi-scale invariant inflationary attractors - Massimiliano Rinaldi (University of Trento)   (Level 2, Room 14)
5:55 PM Quasi-Static Solutions for Compact Objects in Chameleon Models - Dr Ilia Musco (Laboratoire Univers et Théories (LUTH) - Observatoire de Paris)   (Level 2, Room 14)
6:15 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
05 - Dark matter - Marco Cirelli (CEA/Saclay) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 7&8)
4:15 PM Indirect searches for dark matter in the gamma-ray sky with the Fermi LAT status and prospects - Dr Johann Cohen-Tanugi (LUPM, Université de Montpellier & CNRS/IN2P3)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
4:40 PM Dark matter and fundamental physics with the Cherenkov Telescope Array - Emmanuel Moulin (CEA Saclay)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
5:05 PM Dark matter ultracompact minihalos and the small-scale early Universe - Hamish Clark (University of Sydney)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
5:30 PM Dark matter searches with antideuterons - Andrea Vittino (Universita' di Torino and INFN Torino)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
5:50 PM Cosmic ray positrons and antiprotons: implications for Dark Matter - Mathieu Boudaud (LAPTh Annecy France)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
6:10 PM Astrophysical backgrounds in antiproton searches for dark matter - Michael Kachelriess (NTNU)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
6:30 PM The LZ Dark Matter detector - Bhawna Gomber (University of Wisconsin (US))   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
6:33 PM Axion as a cold dark matter candidate - Hyerim Noh (Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
6:36 PM Indirect Dark Matter searches with the ASTRI mini-array in the framework of the Cherenkov Telescope Array - Dr Saverio Lombardi (OAR-INAF, ASDC)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
6:39 PM Quantum vacuum as the cause of the phenomena usually attributed to dark matter - Dragan Hajdukovic (Institute of Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology (ME))   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
6:42 PM Warm dark matter cosmological structures - from collapse to caustics and cores - Sinziana Paduroiu (University of Geneva)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
4:15 PM
10 - Cosmic magnetic fields - Tina Kahniashvili (until 6:45 PM) (Level -1, Room 16)
4:15 PM Novel Approaches for the Analysis of Extragalactic Magnetic Fields - Dr Andrey Saveliev (University of Hamburg/Keldysh Institute)   (Level -1, Room 16)
4:35 PM Self-similar magnetic, turbulent and thermal energy evolution in massive galaxy clusters - Dr Francesco Miniati (ETHZ - ETH Zurich)   (Level -1, Room 16)
4:55 PM The Chiral Magnetic Effect and its Role in Astrophysics and Cosmology - Guenter Sigl (II. Institut für theoretische Physik, Universität Hamburg)   (Level -1, Room 16)
5:15 PM Galactic magnetic field and uncon-ventional cosmic ray propagation - Dario Grasso (INFN)   (Level -1, Room 16)
5:35 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
11 - Gravitational waves - Chiara Caprini (CEA-Saclay) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 13)
4:15 PM Late-time cosmology with eLISA - Nicola Tamanini (CEA - France)   (Level 2, Room 13)
4:35 PM Electromagnetic Emission from Compact Supermassive Black Hole Binaries - Prof. Zoltan Haiman (Columbia University)   (Level 2, Room 13)
4:55 PM The fate of Super Massive Black Holes in galaxy mergers - Prof. Andres Escala (Universidad de Chile)   (Level 2, Room 13)
5:15 PM The underlying simplicity of precessing black-hole binaries - Mark Hannam (Cardiff University)   (Level 2, Room 13)
5:35 PM Accurate Phenomenological Waveform Models for Black Hole Coalescence in the Frequency Domain - Sascha Husa   (Level 2, Room 13)
5:55 PM Gravitational waveform from binary neutron star mergers: Numerical relativity and Effective-one body - Kenta Hotokezaka (Hebrew University)   (Level 2, Room 13)
6:15 PM Gravitational Wave Signals from 3D Neutrino Simulations of Core-Collapse Supernovae Hydrodynamics - Haakon Andresen (Max Planck Institut für Astrophysik)   (Level 2, Room 13)
6:35 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
14 - Disks and jets - Thierry Courvoisier (University of Geneva) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 23)
4:15 PM Black Hole Jets from MRI-Generated Magnetic Fields - Dr Kyle Parfrey (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)   (Level 0, Room 23)
4:36 PM New connection between plasma conditions near black hole event horizons and outflow properties - Karri Koljonen (New York University Abu Dhabi)   (Level 0, Room 23)
4:56 PM Jets and winds from super-critical accreting black holes - Dr Roberto Soria (ICRAR-Curtin University)   (Level 0, Room 23)
5:17 PM Real-Time Evolution Of Relativistic Jets In Microquasars - Dr Pedro Luis Luque-Escamilla (Universidad de Jaén)   (Level 0, Room 23)
5:38 PM Rapid variations of polarisation in X-ray binaries - Dave Russell   (Level 0, Room 23)
5:59 PM Stability of relativistic two-component jets - Mr Dimitrios Millas (KU LEUVEN)   (Level 0, Room 23)
6:19 PM The Blandford-Znajek theory revisited - Dr Luigi Foschini (National Institute for Astrophysics - INAF)   (Level 0, Room 23)
6:22 PM Evolution of luminosity-linearsize relation for sources with steep radio spectrum - Dr Alla Miroshnichenko (Institute of Radio Astronomy, NAS of Ukraine)   (Level 0, Room 23)
6:25 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
15 - Binaries - Alessandro Papitto (until 6:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 3)
4:15 PM Formation of millisecond pulsars and double neutron stars - Thomas Tauris (Uni. Bonn)   (Level 0, Room 3)
4:45 PM Accretion and rotation power in ms pulsars - Dr Alessandro Papitto (Space Science Institute Barcelona (ICE) CSIC-IEEC)   (Level 0, Room 3)
5:10 PM The peculiar X-ray variability of the transitional pulsar IGR J18245-2452 - Carlo Ferrigno (University of Geneva)   (Level 0, Room 3)
5:30 PM Simulations of the Magnetospheres of Accreting Millisecond Pulsars: Torque Enhancement, Spin Equilibrium, and Jet Power - Dr Kyle Parfrey (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)   (Level 0, Room 3)
5:50 PM 3FGL J1544.6-1125: radio imaging analysis of newest transitional millisecond pulsar - amruta jaodand (ASTRON- Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy)   (Level 0, Room 3)
6:05 PM Orbitally Modulated High-Energy Emission from Black Widows and Redbacks - Dr Zorawar Wadiasingh (Centre for Space Research, North-West University)   (Level 0, Room 3)
6:20 PM On the low magnetic fields of millisecond pulsars - Ms Marilyn Cruces (Instituto de Astrofísica, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)   (Level 0, Room 3)
6:35 PM Using millisecond pulsars to calibrate XMM/Newton onboard clock - Ms Marilyn Cruces (Instituto de Astrofísica, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)   (Level 0, Room 3)
6:38 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
16 - Black holes - Didier Barret (IRAP (UPS/CNRS)) (until 6:45 PM) (Level -1, Room 17)
4:15 PM Rapid variability as a probe of warped space-time around accreting black holes - Magnus Axelsson   (Level -1, Room 17)
4:35 PM Approximation of relevant elliptical equations in the Schwarzschild metric and some astrophysical applications - Vittorio De Falco (University of Basel)   (Level -1, Room 17)
4:55 PM Frame dragging, unipolar induction and Kerr black hole magnetospheres - Prof. Isao Okamoto (National Astronomical Observatory of Japan)   (Level -1, Room 17)
5:15 PM Gaps in black holes magnetospheres - Ksenia Ptitsyna (INR Moscow, MSU Moscow, ISDC Geneve)   (Level -1, Room 17)
5:18 PM Can Black Holes Be Accelerators of Spinning Massive Particles? - Prof. Benjamin Koch (Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile)   (Level -1, Room 17)
5:21 PM Comments on the Effect of Frame Dragging - ismail özbakır Kadri Yakut (University of EGE)   (Level -1, Room 17)
5:24 PM Hawking radiation cannot exist if quantum vacuum fluctuations are gravitational dipoles - Dragan Hajdukovic (Institute of Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology (ME))   (Level -1, Room 17)
5:27 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
19 - VHE & CR - Elisa Prandini (Universite de Geneve (CH)) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 4)
4:15 PM Extragalactic science with the Cherenkov Telescope Array - Lucie Gerard   (Level 0, Room 4)
4:40 PM The SST-1M Project of the Cherenkov Telescope Array: Status and Physics Perspectives - Matthieu Heller (Universite de Geneve (CH))   (Level 0, Room 4)
5:00 PM ASTRI SST-2M prototype and ASTRI mini-array data analysis and scientific prospects in the framework of the Cherenkov Telescope Array - Dr Saverio Lombardi (OAR-INAF, ASDC)   (Level 0, Room 4)
5:20 PM Multiwavelength Spectral and Polarization Signatures of Shocks in Relativistic Jets - Markus Boettcher (North-West University)   (Level 0, Room 4)
5:45 PM Time-dependent Pair Halo Emission from Very-High-Energy Gamma-Ray Sources - Foteini Oikonomou   (Level 0, Room 4)
6:10 PM --- gap ---
8:30 PM --- Symposium dinner ---
12:30 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:00 PM
01 - Numerical relativity - Thomas Baumgarte (Bowdoin College) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 14)
2:00 PM Merger of binary neutron stars: Gravitational waves and mass ejection - Masaru Shibata (Kyoto University)   (Level 2, Room 14)
2:21 PM Magnetar formation from the merger of binary neutron stars - Bruno Giacomazzo   (Level 2, Room 14)
2:42 PM Effect of Equation of State on Magnetized Binary Neutron Star Mergers - Mr Takumu Kawamura (University of Trento)   (Level 2, Room 14)
3:03 PM Rotation profile of neutron star merger remnants - Wolfgang Kastaun (Trento University)   (Level 2, Room 14)
3:24 PM A Hamiltonian approach to relativistic fluid dynamics and binary inspiral - Charalampos Markakis (University of Southampton)   (Level 2, Room 14)
2:00 PM
05 - Dark matter - Marco Cirelli (CEA/Saclay) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 7&8)
2:00 PM Recent Developments on X-ray Signals from Dark Matter Decay in Galaxies and Galaxy Clusters - Jeroen Franse (Leiden University)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
2:21 PM Unveiling the self-coupling of dark matter with galaxy clusters - David Richard Harvey (EPFL - EPF Lausanne)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
2:42 PM Multimessenger searches for WIMPs with suppressed interactions - Thomas David Jacques (Universite de Geneve (CH))   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
3:03 PM Non linear evolution of BAO and IR - resummation - Mikhail Ivanov (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
3:24 PM Cosmology with the Dark Energy Survey - Dr Adam Amara (ETHZ - ETH Zurich)   (Level 2, Room 7&8)
2:00 PM
11 - Gravitational waves - Chiara Caprini (CEA-Saclay) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 13)
2:00 PM Dynamics of compact binaries at the fourth post-Newtonian approximation - Ms Laura BERNARD (IAP)   (Level 2, Room 13)
2:20 PM A new instability to black-hole spin precession - Davide Gerosa (University of Cambridge)   (Level 2, Room 13)
2:40 PM Saturation of the f-mode instability in neutron stars - Pantelis Pnigouras   (Level 2, Room 13)
3:00 PM Gravitational wave attenuation through interactions with charged particles - Joseph Avenoso (The College of New Jersey) Tyler Viducic (The College of New Jersey)   (Level 2, Room 13)
3:03 PM Search of the primordial gravitational waves with Very Long Baseline Interferometry - Dr Oleg Titov (Geoscience Australia)   (Level 2, Room 13)
3:06 PM --- gap ---
2:00 PM
12 - Gravitational lensing - Ludovic Van Waerbeke (University of British Columbia) (until 3:45 PM) (Level -1, Room 16)
2:00 PM How the observational quantities of strong gravitational lens effect depend on BH's mass and spin - Hiromi Saida (Daido University)   (Level -1, Room 16)
2:21 PM The future for strong gravitational lensing - R. Benton Metcalf (Univerity of Bologna)   (Level -1, Room 16)
2:42 PM Search for lensed QSOs in the OGLE survey - Dr Zuzanna Kostrzewa-Rutkowska   (Level -1, Room 16)
3:03 PM Weak lensing mass map in DECaLS DR1 survey - Dr Huanyuan Shan (EPFL)   (Level -1, Room 16)
3:24 PM CMB lensing - galaxy cross-correlations - Mr Yuuki Omori (McGill University)   (Level -1, Room 16)
2:00 PM
14 - Disks and jets - Thierry Courvoisier (University of Geneva) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 23)
2:00 PM Narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies - rebels of the AGN family - Emilia Järvelä (Aalto University Metsähovi Radio Observatory)   (Level 0, Room 23)
2:20 PM Unveiling the parent population of beamed narrow-line Seyfert 1s - Marco Berton (University of Padova - Department of Physics and Astronomy "G. Galilei")   (Level 0, Room 23)
2:40 PM Broad-band properties of flat-spectrum radio-loud narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies - Dr Luigi Foschini (National Institute for Astrophysics - INAF)   (Level 0, Room 23)
3:00 PM Quasi-periodic oscillations from relativistic hydrodynamical slender tori - Bhupendra Mishra (Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center Warsaw Poland) Frederic Vincent (Observatoire de Paris) Antonis Manousakis   (Level 0, Room 23)
3:03 PM Quasi-Periodic Oscillations are more than just frequencies - Frederic Vincent (Observatoire de Paris)   (Level 0, Room 23)
3:06 PM QPOs and Lense-Thirring precession - Rebecca Nealon (Monash University)   (Level 0, Room 23)
3:09 PM --- gap ---
2:00 PM
17 - Activity at the galactic center - Denys Malyshev (University of Geneva) (until 3:45 PM) (Level -1, Room 17)
2:00 PM Examining Accretion Disk Properties of Sgr A* Via Stellar Wind Interactions - Mr Ian Christie (Purdue University)   (Level -1, Room 17)
2:21 PM Reconstruction of the past history of the center of our Galaxy through X-Ray reflection spectra simulations. - Mr Michael Walls (DCU)   (Level -1, Room 17)
2:42 PM Diffuse emissions from radio through microwaves to gamma rays - Elena Orlando (Stanford University)   (Level -1, Room 17)
3:03 PM NuSTAR Discovery of Galactic Center Hard X-ray Emission - Kerstin Perez   (Level -1, Room 17)
3:24 PM Origin of the gamma-ray emission from the Galactic Centre - Denys Malyshev (University of Geneva)   (Level -1, Room 17)
2:00 PM
19 - VHE & CR - Teresa Montaruli (until 3:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 4)
2:00 PM Correlated neutrino and photon emission during γ-ray flares from the blazar Mrk 421 - Dr Maria Petropoulou (Purdue University)   (Level 0, Room 4)
2:25 PM Diagnose the Sources of IceCube Neutrinos with Fermi Observation - Zhuo Li (Peking University)   (Level 0, Room 4)
2:45 PM Searches for ultra-high energy neutrinos and photons with the Pierre Auger Observatory - Foteini Oikonomou   (Level 0, Room 4)
3:05 PM Recent results from the ANTARES deep-sea neutrino telescope - Dr Daniele VIVOLO (INFN Napoli)   (Level 0, Room 4)
3:25 PM Exploring the Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays with the Pierre Auger Observatory - Sergio Petrera (University of L'Aquila)   (Level 0, Room 4)
2:00 PM
20 - Future challenges and experiments - Bruno Leibundgut (European Southern Observatory) (until 3:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 3)
2:00 PM The Cherenkov Telescope Array - Michael Daniel (University of Liverpool)   (Level 0, Room 3)
2:24 PM The e-ASTROGAM mission - Vincent Tatischeff (CSNSM, CNRS)   (Level 0, Room 3)
2:43 PM Large Area X-ray Proportional Counter (LAXPC) instrument onboard ASTROSAT - Prof. J S Yadav (Tata Institute of Fundamental Reaserch)   (Level 0, Room 3)
3:06 PM XIPE the X-ray Imaging Polarimetry Explorer - Dr Paolo Soffitta (IAPS/INAF)   (Level 0, Room 3)
3:25 PM The X-ray Integral Field Unit for the second large class ESA mission Athena - Dr Jan-Willem den Herder (SRON)   (Level 0, Room 3)
3:45 PM --- Coffee break and poster session ---
4:15 PM --- . ---
4:15 PM
01 - Numerical relativity - Thomas Baumgarte (Bowdoin College) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 14)
4:15 PM CAFE: A relativistic Magnetohydrodynamics code - Alejandro Cruz Osorio (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)   (Level 2, Room 14)
4:35 PM Simulating the start of inflation from inhomogeneous initial conditions - Dr William East (Stanford University)   (Level 2, Room 14)
4:55 PM Critical Collapse of Radiation Fluids: Deviations from Spherical Symmetry - Thomas Baumgarte (Bowdoin College)   (Level 2, Room 14)
5:15 PM Evolution of a self-gravitating spherical massless scalar field on compactified constant mean curvature hypersurfaces - Manuel David Morales (Instituto de Física y Matemáticas - Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo)   (Level 2, Room 14)
5:35 PM Black hole mimickers - Mrs Daniela Perez (Instituto Argentino de Radioastronomia)   (Level 2, Room 14)
5:55 PM The nature of trapping horizons in collapses forming black holes - Dr Ilia Musco (Laboratoire Univers et Théories (LUTH) - Observatoire de Paris)   (Level 2, Room 14)
6:15 PM Asymptotic evolution of Robinson-Trautman spacetimes - Alberto Saa (UNICAMP)   (Level 2, Room 14)
6:18 PM --- break ---
4:15 PM
11 - Gravitational waves - Victoria Kaspi Michael Kramer (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Radioastronomie) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 2, Room 13)
4:15 PM Gravitational waves from binary supermassive black holes missing in pulsar observations - Dr Stefan Oslowski (Bielefeld University / MPIfR Bonn)   (Level 2, Room 13)
4:36 PM Status of the European Pulsar Timing Array - Gregory Desvignes   (Level 2, Room 13)
4:57 PM Search for continuous gravitational wave in EPTA dataset - Dr Antoine Lassus (Max Planck Institute für Radioastronomie)   (Level 2, Room 13)
5:19 PM Limits on the amplitude of the nanohertz gravitational wave Universe from the European Pulsar Timing Array - Dr Lindley Lentati (Cambridge University)   (Level 2, Room 13)
5:41 PM Lessons on massive black hole binaries from pulsar timing arrays - Dr Alberto Sesana (University of Birmingham)   (Level 2, Room 13)
6:03 PM Constraining the energy scale of cosmic strings with PTAs - Dr Sotiris Sanidas (University of Amsterdam)   (Level 2, Room 13)
6:25 PM Pulsar timing detection of gravitational waves from supermassive black hole binaries in stellar environment - Alexander Rasskazov   (Level 2, Room 13)
4:15 PM
12 - Gravitational lensing - Ludovic Van Waerbeke (University of British Columbia) (until 6:45 PM) (Level -1, Room 16)
4:15 PM Where are the baryons? - Dr Dominique Eckert (University of Geneva)   (Level -1, Room 16)
4:35 PM A direct measurement of tomographic lensing power spectra from CFHTLenS - Fabian Köhlinger   (Level -1, Room 16)
4:55 PM Gravitational microlensing as a probe for dark matter - Vitalii Sliusar (Astronomical Observatory of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine)   (Level -1, Room 16)
5:15 PM Test of relativistic gravity using the microlensing of broad iron line in quasars - Ievgen Vovk   (Level -1, Room 16)
5:35 PM Gravitational lensing flexion measurements in the Hubble Frontier Fields - Mr Markus Rexroth (EPFL - EPF Lausanne)   (Level -1, Room 16)
5:38 PM Effects of the second-order vector mode on weak lensing signals - Mr Shohei Saga (Naogya university)   (Level -1, Room 16)
5:41 PM Black Holes, Neutron Stars and White Dwarf Candidates from Microlensing with OGLE-III - Dr Zuzanna Kostrzewa-Rutkowska (Warsaw University Astronomical Observatory)   (Level -1, Room 16)
5:44 PM How to use geodetic VLBI to measure relativistic light deflection from extragalactic objects - Oleg Titov   (Level -1, Room 16)
5:47 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
14 - Disks and jets - Thierry Courvoisier (University of Geneva) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 23)
4:15 PM Resistive GRMHD simulations of accretion disks around Kerr black holes: connecting large and small scales - Matteo Bugli (Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics)   (Level 0, Room 23)
4:36 PM Three dimensional global General Relativistic Radiative Magnetohydrodynamical simulations to test stability of thin disk around black hole - Bhupendra Mishra (Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center Warsaw Poland)   (Level 0, Room 23)
4:57 PM Accretion disk around a super-Eddington accreting neutron star - Anna Chashkina (Tuorla Observatory, University of Turku)   (Level 0, Room 23)
5:18 PM Structure of magnetized transonic accretion disks - Pavel Abolmasov (University of Turku)   (Level 0, Room 23)
5:38 PM Thick tori and flows around rotating boson stars - Zakaria Meliani (LUTH, Observatoire de Paris)   (Level 0, Room 23)
5:59 PM Transient dynamics of vortices in relativistic regions of accretion disks around black holes. - Viacheslav Zhuravlev   (Level 0, Room 23)
6:19 PM Astrophysical Boundary Layers: A New Picture - Mikhail Belyaev (UC Berkeley/TAC)   (Level 0, Room 23)
6:39 PM A curved jet model for the synchrotron emission of the BL Lac object PG 1553+113. - Dr Antonio Stamerra (INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Torino, Italy)   (Level 0, Room 23)
6:42 PM Spectral Analysis of ULXs in Pairs of Interacting Galaxies M51 and NGC 4485/90 Using Swift-XRT - Ms Lis Sulistiyowati (Institut Teknologi Bandung)   (Level 0, Room 23)
4:15 PM
17 - Activity at the galactic center - Denys Malyshev (University of Geneva) (until 6:45 PM) (Level -1, Room 17)
4:15 PM Fermi Bubbles as a probes of Galactic halo environment - Dmitriy Chernyshov (Lebedev's Institute of Physics, Moscow, Russia)   (Level -1, Room 17)
4:35 PM Disrupted globular clusters explain gamma ray excess in the Galactic center - Prof. Bence Kocsis (Eötvös University)   (Level -1, Room 17)
4:55 PM Imaging a boson star at Sgr A* - Dr Frederic Vincent (Observatoire de Paris)   (Level -1, Room 17)
5:15 PM The Radio Evolution of the Galactic Center Magnetar - Joseph D Gelfand   (Level -1, Room 17)
5:35 PM Proposed Laboratory Simulation of Galactic Positron In-Flight Annihilation in Atomic Hydrogen - Prof. Benjamin Brown (Marquette University)   (Level -1, Room 17)
5:55 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
19 - VHE & CR - Matthieu Heller (Universite de Geneve (CH)) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 4)
4:15 PM Study of the galactic cosmic ray energy spectrum with the ARGO-YBJ experiment - Antonio Surdo (INFN - Lecce (IT))   (Level 0, Room 4)
4:35 PM The universal model of cosmic ray production - Jörg Paul Rachen (IMAPP / Radboud University Nijmegen)   (Level 0, Room 4)
4:55 PM Theoretical uncertainties in extracting cosmic ray diffusion parameters: the boron to carbon ratio - yoann genolini (LAPTh)   (Level 0, Room 4)
5:15 PM Escape model: CR composition and diffuse gamma-ray and neutrino backgrounds - Michael Kachelriess (NTNU)   (Level 0, Room 4)
5:35 PM A Uniformly Selected, All-Sky Optical AGN Catalog for UHECR Correlation - Ingyin Zaw (NYU Abu Dhabi)   (Level 0, Room 4)
5:38 PM --- gap ---
4:15 PM
20 - Future challenges and experiments - Bruno Leibundgut (European Southern Observatory) (until 6:45 PM) (Level 0, Room 3)
4:15 PM The Galactic Center - a unique laboratory for relativity - Stefan Gillessen (Max Planck Inst fur Extraterrestrische Physik)   (Level 0, Room 3)
4:35 PM Space astrometry with Gaia and relativistic astrophysics - Prof. Sergei Klioner (Lohrmann Observatorium, Technische Universitaet Dresden)   (Level 0, Room 3)
4:55 PM Relativistic Astrophysics with ALMA - Robert Laing (ESO)   (Level 0, Room 3)
5:15 PM The Square Kilometre Array Observatory: Prospects for Relativistic Astrophysics - Dr Robert Braun (SKA Organisation, Jodrell Bank Observatory)   (Level 0, Room 3)
5:35 PM The Large European Array for Pulsars: a leap of the EPTA for gravitational wave detection - Dr Kuo Liu (Max-Planck-Institute for Radio Astronomy)   (Level 0, Room 3)
5:55 PM The MICROSCOPE mission ready to test the Equivalence Principle in space - Joel Berge (ONERA)   (Level 0, Room 3)
6:15 PM The High Energy cosmic-Radiation Detection (HERD) Facility onboard China's Future Space Station - Ming Xu (Chinese Academy of Sciences (CN))   (Level 0, Room 3)
6:25 PM Project QVADIS: Testing the existence of the gravitational anomalies by the study of trans-Neptunian binaries - Dragan Hajdukovic (Institute of Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology (ME))   (Level 0, Room 3)
6:35 PM Testing varying speed of light cosmologies in future experiments. - Mariusz Dabrowski (University of Szczecin)   (Level 0, Room 3)
12:30 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:00 PM
Cover (until 3:30 PM) (Level 0, Room 2)
3:30 PM Texas 2015 & Nepal   (Level 0, Room 2)
3:35 PM Texas 2017 - Cape Town - Prof. Markus Boettcher (North-West University)   (Level 0, Room 2)
3:45 PM --- Coffee break and farewell ---