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Gamma08 Conference Poster

Öffentlicher Abendvortrag

Prof. Dr. Christian Stegmann:
"Von explodierenden Sternen und schwarzen Löchern - Astronomie mit Gammastrahlung"
20:00 Uhr

Previous Symposia

Gamma 2000
Gamma 2004

Conference Program

Monday, July 7
Morning On-Site Registration open (8:00)
Welcome (9:00-9:20)
Highlight Talks (9:20-10:40)
9:20-10:00 Trevor Weekes: "Very High Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy"
10:00-10:40 Marco Tavani: "High Energy Gamma Ray Astronomy"
Coffee Break
Invited Talks 1 (11:00-12:30)
11:00-11:30 Tadayuki Takahashi: "Nonthermal X-ray Astronomy"
11:30-12:00 Rainer Beck: "Galactic and Extragalactic Magnetic Fields"
12:00-12:30 Joe Silk: "Cosmology and fundamental physics with cosmic gamma rays and neutrinos"
Lunch Break
Afternoon Contributed Talks 1 (14:00-15:30)
14:00-14:13 Jamie Holder: "Status of the VERITAS Observatory"
14:13-14:26 Ryan Chaves: "H.E.S.S. Status and Galactic Plane Survey"
14:26-14:39 Ryoji Enomoto: "Status of CANGAROO-III Project"
14:39-14:52 Javier Rico: "Results of MAGIC on Galactic sources"
14:52-15:05 Petra Huentemeyer: "Milagro Measurements of TeV Spectra up to 100 TeV"
15:05-15:18 Gernot Maier: "Observation of Galactic Gamma-Ray Sources with VERITAS"
15:18-15:31 Andrea Giuliani: "AGILE's view of the Galactic plane"
Coffee Break + Poster Session
Contributed Talks 2 (16:30-17:50)
16:30-16:43 Gerd Puehlhofer: "X-ray follow-up observations of unidentified VHE gamma-ray sources"
16:43-16:56 Gloria Dubner: "Radio counterparts for gamma-ray sources"
16:56-17:09 Robert Wagner: "Scientific highlights from AGN observations with the MAGIC telescope"
17:09-17:22 Peter Cogan: "VERITAS Blazar Observations - Recent Results"
17:22-17:35 Chiumun Hui: "VERITAS observations of Extragalactic non-blazars"
17:35-17:48 Nicola Galante: "MAGIC observation of the prompt and afterglow emission from Gamma-Ray Bursts"
Evening Public Evening Lecture (in German), Max-Planck-Haus (20:00)

Tuesday, July 8
Morning On-Site Registration open (8:00)
Invited Talks 2 (9:00-10:30)
9:00-9:30 Christian Spiering: "High Energy Neutrino Astronomy"
9:30-10:00 Karl-Heinz Kampert: "At the Doorway to UHECR Astronomy"
10:00-10:30 Peter Meszaros: "Gamma Ray Bursts"
Coffee Break
Invited Talks 3 (11:00-12:30)
11:00-11:30 Laura Maraschi: "Nonthermal properties of relativistic jets of AGN"
11:30-12:00 Amir Levinson: "Gamma ray emission of Blazars"
12:00-12:30 Guy Pelletier: "Particle acceleration in relativistic shocks"
Lunch Break
Afternoon Contributed Talks 3 (14:00-15:30)
14:00-14:13 Jean-Philippe Lenain: "PKS2155-304 in July 2006: H.E.S.S. results and simultaneous multi-wavelength observations"
14:13-14:26 Geoffrey Bicknell: "Location of the TeV-emitting region in PKS 2155-304"
14:26-14:39 Rolf Buehler: "Probing Lorentz Invariance with a VHE flare of PKS 2155-304 in July 2006"
14:39-14:52 Luigi Costamante: "And we thought to know them well: the new PKS 2155-304 and 3C279"
14:52-15:05 Manel Errando: "Discovery of Very High Energy Gamma Rays from the Flat Spectrum Radio Quasar 3C279 with the MAGIC Telescope"
15:05-15:18 Markus Boettcher: "Very-High-Energy Emission from Quasars and LBLs"
15:18-15:31 Giovanni Fossati: "Blazar Sequence, Demographics and GLAST"
Coffee Break + Poster Session
Contributed Talks 4 (16:30-18:00)
16:30-16:43 Fabrizio Tavecchio: "Structured jets: VHE emission of blazars and radiogalaxies"
16:43-16:56 Jun Kataoka: "Chandra Reveals Twin X-ray Jets in the Powerful FR II Radio Galaxy 3C 353"
16:56-17:09 Stefano Vercellone: "AGILE and gamma-ray blazars: the ``crazy diamond'' and other gems"
17:09-17:22 Vasily Beskin: "On the 1D cylindrical Grad-Shafranov equation"
17:22-17:35 Gennady Bisnovatyi-Kogan: "Large scale magnetic field and advection in accretion disks around black holes"
17:35-17:48 Maxim Barkov: "Gamma ray bursts central machine as magnetically driven collapsar model."
17:48-18:01 Sergey Bogovalov: "Dissipationless disk accretion and formation of jets."

Wednesday, July 9
Morning Invited Talks 4 (9:00-10:30)
9:00-9:30 Joel Primack: "Diffuse Extragalactic Background Radiation"
9:30-9:50 Olaf Reimer: "Clusters of Galaxies"
9:50-10:10 Christopher van Eldik: "Very High Energy Gamma Rays from the Central Region of the Galaxy"
10:10-10:30 Gustavo Romero: "Gamma Rays from Star Forming Regions"
Coffee Break
Special Session: Physics with the next Generation of Ground-based Instruments: Invited Talks (11:00-12:30)
11:00-11:30 Diego Torres: "Future science issues for galactic VHE gamma-ray astronomy"
11:30-12:00 Henric Krawczinski: "Future science issues for extragalactic VHE gamma-ray astronomy"
12:00-12:30 Jim Hinton: "Design studies and the current concepts for future ground-based gamma-ray instruments"
Lunch Break
Afternoon Special Session: Physics with the next Generation of Ground-based Instruments: Contributed Talks (14:00-16:00)
14:00-14:20 Stefan Wagner: "Studies of blazares with GLAST and Cherenkov telescopes"
14:20-14:40 Stefan Funk: "Studies of galactic sources with GLAST and Cherenkov telescopes"
14:40-14:53 Jordan Goodman: "Science with the HAWC Observatory"
14:53-15:06 Gavin Rowell: "IACT array performance and design study for multi-TeV gamma-ray astronomy"
15:06-15:19 Vladimir Vassiliev: "The Advanced Gamma-ray Imaging System (AGIS)"
15:19-15:32 Silvia Vernetto: "Gamma ray astronomy with ARGO-YBJ"
15:32-15:45 Manel Martinez: "Towards the ground-based gamma-ray observatory CTA"
15:45-15:58 Andrea Santangelo: "The Simbol-X mission: unveiling the non-thermal Universe"
Neckar Boat Tour (17:00-20:00)

Thursday, July 10
Morning Invited Talks 5 (9:00-10:30)
9:00-9:30 Karl Menten: "The Radio/(Sub)mm Connection"
9:30-10:00 Yasuo Fukui: "CO observations of the Galactic Disk"
10:00-10:30 Andrew Strong: "Interstellar radiation across 20 decades of energy"
Coffee Break
Invited Talks 6 (11:00-12:30)
11:00-11:30 David Thompson: "Pulsars at the Highest Energies: Questions for GLAST and ACTs"
11:30-12:00 John Kirk: "Pulsar Winds"
12:00-12:30 Patrick Slane: "Pulsar Wind Nebulae"
Lunch Break
Afternoon Contributed Talks 5 (14:00-15:45)
14:00-14:13 Matthieu Renaud: "Pulsar Wind Nebula candidates recently discovered by H.E.S.S."
14:13-14:26 Eric Gotthelf: "New Pulsar Wind Nebula Identifications of TeV Gamma-ray Sources"
14:26-14:39 Ocker de Jager: "MHD simulations of composite SNR: The time evolution of PWN parameters"
14:39-14:52 Matthias Kerschaggl: "Observations of the TeV gamma-ray Binaries PSR B1259-63/SS 2883 and LS 5039 with H.E.S.S."
14:52-15:05 Thomas Schweizer: "Detection of the crab pulsar above 25GeV by MAGIC"
15:05-15:18 Alberto Pellizzoni: "High-Resolution Timing Observations of Spin-Powered Pulsars with AGILE"
15:18-15:31 Tobias Jogler: "A MAGIC study of the VHE gamma ray binary LS I +61 303"
15:31-15:44 Maria Chernyakova: "Latest X-ray observations of the gamma-ray-loud binary systems"
Coffee Break + Poster Session
Contributed Talks 6 (17:00-18:18)
17:00-17:13 Jacek Niemiec: "Magnetic turbulence production by cosmic rays drifting upstream of supernova remnant shocks"
17:13-17:26 Yasunobu Uchiyama: "Cosmic-ray acceleration and B-field amplification in SNRs as revealed by X-ray observations"
17:26-17:39 Leonid Ksenofontov: "Non-thermal emission from SNR G1.9+0.3"
17:39-17:52 Brian Humensky: "VERITAS Studies of the Supernova Remnants Cas A and IC 443"
17:52-18:05 Aya Bamba: "Suzaku observations of a TeV unID source, HESS J1745-303"
18:05-18:18 Melitta Naumann-Godo: "Discovery of SN 1006 in Very High Energy Gamma Rays with H.E.S.S."
Evening Conference Dinner (19:30)

Friday, July 11
Morning Invited Talks 7 (9:00-10:30)
9:00-9:30 Andrea Goldwurm: "Galactic Center"
9:30-10:00 Josep M. Paredes: "Gamma rays from compact binary systems"
10:00-10:30 Jonathan Arons: "Dark Outflows: Dissipation in Relativistic Winds and Jets"
Coffee Break
Invited Talks 8 (11:00-12:30)
11:00-11:30 Jacco Vink: "Multiwavelength properties of young supernova remnants"
11:30-12:00 Vladimir Zirakashvili: "On the origin of gamma-radiation of SNRs
12:00-12:30 Tony Bell: "Acceleration of particles and generation of magnetic fields"
Lunch Break
Afternoon Contributed Talks 7 (14:00-15:31)
14:00-14:13 Anatoly Iyudin: "Resonance absorption processes of high-energy gamma-quanta: what kind of new information they can deliver about early Universe?"
14:13-14:26 Markos Georganopoulos: "Digging the Cosmic Infrared background out of the lobes of a radio galaxy"
14:26-14:39 Tanja Kneiske: "A strict lower limit EBL"
14:39-14:52 Anita Reimer: "Redshift-dependence of gamma-ray absorption in the environments of blazars"
14:52-15:05 Gianfranco Brunetti: "Gamma ray emission from galaxy clusters"
15:05-15:18 Christoph Pfrommer: "The quest for high-energy gamma-ray emission from galaxy clusters"
15:18-15:31 Doron Kushnir: "Nonthermal emission from clusters of galaxies"
15:31-15:44 Paolo Coppi: "The Extragalactic Gamma-Ray Background and Pair Cascading"
Concluding Remarks (Felix Aharonian)