Monitoring the non-thermal Universe 2018

from Monday, 17 September 2018 (18:30) to Friday, 21 September 2018 (18:00)
Cochem (Mosel), Germany

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
17 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
19 Sep 2018
20 Sep 2018
21 Sep 2018
AM
08:30
Registration (until 09:00) (Kapuzinerkloster)
09:00
Welcome (until 09:20) (Pater Martin Hall)
09:20
Gamma-Ray -Prof. Thomas Bretz (RWTH Aachen University) (until 10:30) ()
09:20 Fermi: Ten Years of Monitoring the Gamma-ray Universe - David Thompson (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)   ()
09:50 Monitoring blazars with Fermi-LAT and prompt triggering on flares - Jean-Philippe Lenain (LPNHE, CNRS/IN2P3)   ()
10:10 Complex spectro-temporal gamma-ray behaviour of Mrk 501 - Carlo Romoli (MPIK)   ()
10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00
MWL - David Paneque (Max Planck Institute for physics) (until 12:30) ()
11:00 X-ray/gamma-ray Correlation in Blazars - Jose Andres Garcia-Gonzalez (IF-UNAM)   ()
11:30 Radio and GeV-TeV gamma-ray emission connection in the different blazar sub-classes - Rocco Lico (Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR))   ()
11:50 Blazar variability from radio to TeV photon energies on timescales ranging from decades to minutes - Dr. Arti Goyal (Astronomical Observatory of the Jagiellonian University)   ()
12:10 Gamma-ray emission in radio galaxies under the VLBI scope - Roberto Angioni (Max-Planck Institut für Radioastronomie)   ()
09:00
Theory - Michael Zacharias (TP IV, Ruhr-Universität Bochum) (until 10:30) ()
09:00 Gamma-Ray Astrophysics in the Time Domain - Frank Rieger (ZAH Univ. Heidelberg)   ()
09:30 Theoretical models to explain the TeV gamma-ray and X-ray correlations exhibited in Blazars. - Nissim Fraija (IA-UNAM)   ()
09:50 On the connection of radio and γ-ray emission of blazars - Stella Boula (University of Athens)   ()
10:10 From Electrons to Janskys: Comparing Synthetic TEMZ Model Light Curves to High-Cadence Data from the POLAMI and F-GAMMA Monitoring Programs - Dr. Nicholas MacDonald (Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy)   ()
10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00
Methods - Arti Goyal (Astronomical observatory of the Jagiellonian University) (until 12:30) ()
11:00 Timing and Spectral Variability in Black Holes - Dr. Abigail Stevens (Michigan State U.)   ()
11:30 Multi-wavelength studies of blazars - Aditi Agarwal (Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), Bangalore, India)   ()
11:50 Biases in Gamma-ray and MWL timing studies of AGN - Prof. Stefan Wagner (LSW Heidelberg)   ()
09:15
Methods -Dr. Abigail Stevens (Michigan State U.) (until 10:30) ()
09:15 Bayesian Imaging for Multi-Messenger Data with Information Field Theory - Philipp Arras   ()
09:45 Variability of Blazar Light Curves - Bernd Schleicher (Universität Würzburg)   ()
10:05 AstroSat, an Indian step towards space-based astronomical missions - Dr. Sunil Chandra (North-West University, Potchefstroom )   ()
10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00
Theory - Frank Rieger (ZAH Univ. & MPIK Heidelberg) (until 12:30) ()
11:00 Models of Blazar Variability - Markus Boettcher (North-West University)   ()
11:30 The Feasibility of Magnetic Reconnection Powered Blazar Flares - Paul Morris (University of Oxford)   ()
11:50 Characterizing leptonic long-term variability in blazars - Hannes Thiersen (North-West University)   ()
12:10 Blazars-driven beam plasma instabilities in the IGM - Dr. Mohamad Shalaby   ()
09:00
Gamma-Ray - David Thompson (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) (until 10:30) ()
09:00 Monitoring the TeV sky with HAWC - Dr. Maria Magdalena Gonzalez (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico)   ()
09:30 Monitoring of PKS 2155-304 and PKS 1510-089 with H.E.S.S. - Alicja Wierzcholska   ()
09:50 FACT - Unbiased Long-Term Monitoring at TeV Energies - Mr. Axel Arbet-Engels   ()
10:10 MeV Observations of Relativistic Jet Sources with CGRO/COMPTEL for nine Years - Dr. Werner Collmar (Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik)   ()
10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00
Optical - Ludwig Rauch (DESY) (until 12:10) ()
11:00 RoboPol: Polarimetric monitoring of blazars - Vasiliki Pavlidou (University of Crete)   ()
11:30 Blazar Optical Sky Survey - BOSS project (2013-2018) and the quasi-periodic variability of BL Lac - Prof. Kosmas Gazeas (University of Athens, Greece)   ()
11:50 Extending ATOM's Monitoring Capabilities - Felix Jankowsky (LSW Heidelberg)   ()
PM
19:30
Registration (until 20:00) (In front of the tourist information)
20:00
Guided city tour (until 21:30) (In front of the tourist information)
12:30 --- Lunch Break ---
14:15
Multi-Messenger - Peter Veres (University of Alabama in Huntsville) (until 15:35) ()
14:15 Monitoring and Multi-Messenger Astronomy with IceCube - René Reimann (RWTH Aachen)   ()
14:45 AMON Multimessenger Alerts: Past and Future - Hugo Ayala (Pennsylvania State University)   ()
15:15 Multi-messenger astronomy in the era of the Zwicky Transient Facility - Ludwig Rauch (DESY)   ()
15:35 --- Coffee Break ---
16:15
Theory - Markus Boettcher (North-West University) (until 17:45) ()
16:15 Interpretation of the coincident observation of a high energy neutrino and a bright flare of blazar TXS0506+056 - Shan Gao (DESY)   ()
16:35 The long-lasting activity in the FSRQ CTA 102 - Michael Zacharias (TP IV, Ruhr-Universität Bochum)   ()
16:55 Time-resolved SEDs of the variable blazar PKS 1510-089 - Andrea Gokus   ()
17:15 The First and Second-Order Fermi Acceleration Processes in BL Lacertae Objects - Bidzina Kapanadze (Ilia Sate University, Tbilisi, Georgia)   ()
12:30 --- Lunch Break ---
14:15
Multi-Messenger - René Reimann (RWTH Aachen) (until 15:30) ()
14:15 Deciphering the violent universe through gravitational waves - Yoshinta Setyawati (AEI Hannover)   ()
14:45 Very-high-energy gamma-ray follow-up of gravitational waves with HAWC - Israel Martinez-Castellanos (University of Maryland)   ()
15:05 Fermi Gamma-ray Burst Monitor Observations of Gravitational Wave Counterparts - Peter Veres   ()
15:25 Information on the conference dinner   ()
15:30 --- Coffee Break ---
16:15
Gamma-Ray - Jean-Philippe Lenain (LPNHE, CNRS/IN2P3) (until 17:45) ()
16:15 FACT- Studying the X-ray/gamma-ray correlation using 5 years of data - Jose Andres Garcia-Gonzalez (IF-UNAM)   ()
16:35 Implications of observed short-timescale gamma-ray variabilities on blazars jets - Amit Shukla (Institut für Theoretische Physik und Astrophysik, Universität Würzburg)   ()
16:55 Implications of the VHE gamma-ray outburst of PKS 1510-089 in May 2016 - Michael Zacharias (TP IV, Ruhr-Universität Bochum)   ()
17:15 FACT - Systematic Study of Blazar Flux States at TeV Energies - Daniela Dorner (Universität Würzburg)   ()
19:00 --- Conference Dinner ---
12:30 --- Lunch Break ---
14:15
MWL - Maria Magdalena Gonzalez (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico) (until 15:30) ()
14:15 Unravelling the complex behaviour of our closest very-high-energy gamma-ray blazars, Mrk421 and Mrk501 - David Paneque (Max Planck Institute for Physics)   ()
14:45 Exploring the Dominant Gamma-Ray Emission Mechanism using Multiwavelength Variability Analysis. Case Study: 3C 279 - Dr. Víctor Manuel Patiño-Álvarez (Max Planck Institut für Radioastronomie)   ()
15:05 The New Spectral and Temporal Variability Phase of OJ 287: A Multi-wavelength View - Pankaj Kushwaha (Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil)   ()
15:30 --- Coffee Break ---
16:15
Radio - Vasiliki Pavlidou (University of Crete) (until 17:45) ()
16:15 AGN monitoring with very-long-baseline interferometry - Eduardo Ros (MPI für Radioastronomie & Univ. de València)   ()
16:45 VLBI Jet Kinematics of the TeV Blazar Mrk 421 - Sarah Wagner   ()
17:05 Delving Deeper into Blazar Cores with 3mm GMVA Polarimetric Observations - Carolina Casadio (Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie)   ()
17:25 Constraining the limiting brightness temperature and Doppler factors for the largest sample of radio bright blazars - Ioannis Liodakis (KIPAC, Stanford University)   ()
12:10
Summary (until 12:40) ()
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