Agenda for the 4th WG Meeting in Manchester

"Black Holes in Orbit"

Invited speakers
Prof. M. Kramer (Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie, Bonn)
Prof. R. Fender (University of Southampton, Southampton)
Dr. H. Lamy (Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy, Brussels)
Wednesday 2.11. - The University of Manchester - Schuster Building
08:00-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:30 Welcome (local organizer: R. Ferdman) + Meeting intro
(Action chair: S. Britzen)
09:30 WG4 Plenary Session (Chair E. Ros)
09:30-10:00 Andrei Lobanov Observational evidence for supermassive binary black hole systems
10:00-10:20 David Axon The observational Status of Recoiling and Binary Supermassive Black Holes
10:20-10:40 Mar Mezcua Double nucleus post-merger galaxies
10:40-11:10 Coffee / continued registration
11:10-11:40 Lucio Mayer Formation of supermassive black holes and coalescence of massive black hole binaries
11:40-12:00 Laurentiu Ioan Caramete Black Holes: Redshift distribution and n-body simulations
12:00-12:20 Jaroslav Hamersky On transfer of mass and angular momentum from accretion disk onto black hole
12:20-12:40 Sonia Anton Quasar astrophysics and Gaia
12:40-13:40 Lunch
13:40-14:00 Stefano Vercellone The multi-wavelength properties of the jet of the blazar 3C 454.3
14:00-14:20 Murat Hudaverdi Nature of AGNs from the Super Cluster fields: Shapley and Aquarius
14:20-14:40 Mariam Nikolashvili Optical monitoring of Fermi/Lat sources
14:40-15:00 Omar Kurtanidze Kanobili long-term photometric survey of blazars
15:00-15:20 Luka Popovic Super-massive binary black holes and spectral lines of active galactic nuclei
15:30-16:00 Coffee / continued registration
15:20-15:30 Discussion
16:00 WG1 Plenary session (Chair: X. Calmet +co-chair)
16:00-16:30 Xavier Calmet TBA
16:30-17:00 Piero Nicolini Grey body factors of quantum gravity black holes
17:00-17:30 Elizabeth Winstanley TBA
17:30-18:00 Peter D'Eath Quantum Amplitudes in Black-Hole Evaporation
18:00-18:15 Discussion
18:30 Reception with light refreshments at the Manchester Museum
Thursday 3.11. - Jodrell Bank Observatory
08:30 Coach pick-up at hotels
10:00-10:30 Coach arrival at Jodrell Bank, coffee, and intro talk by Tim O'Brien
10:30-12:30 Invited talks
10:30-11:15 Michael Kramer Black Holes - how to find them with little clocks
11:15-11:30 Discussion
11:30-12:15 Rob Fender Fatal attraction - black hole accretion on all mass scales
12:15-12:30 Discussion
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30 Tour of Jodrell Bank
14:30 WG2 Plenary session (Chairs: R. Ferdman & A. Rushton)
14:30-15:00 Alberto Vecchio Black holes and gravitational waves
15:00-15:20 Evan Keane Sparkers: Black Hole Bursts in Pulsar Surveys?
15:20-15:40 Kuo Liu Probing black hole properties with the companion pulsar
15:40-16:10 Philipp Podsiadlowski TBA
16:10-16:30 Coffee
16:30-17:00 Ralph Spencer Radio Pulses from Evaporating Black Holes - reality or myth?
17:00-17:20 Victoria Grinberg A multiwavelength view of the microquasar Cyg X-1: spectral variability, Gamma-ray polarisation, and jets
17:20-17:40 Lisa Zimmermann The intriguing radio characteristics of the gamma-ray binary LSI +61°303
17:40-18:00 Alkiviadis Vlasis Two-shell collisions in the GRB afterglow phase
18:00-18:15 Discussion
18:20 Coach pick-up at Jodrell Bank
20:00 Conference dinner in Manchester
Friday 4.11. - The University of Manchester - Schuster Building
09:00-10:40 WG3 Plenary session (Chair: A. Eckart)
09:00-09:25 Andreas Eckart Millimeter to X-ray Flares from SgrA*
09:25-09:50 Orhan Donmez Extracting QPOs from the disk dynamics around the Sgr A*: Numerical simulation of Bondi-Hoyle accretion
09:50-10:10 Miroslav Micic The role of massive black hole binaries in Sgr A* growth
10:10-10:30 Lorenzo Iorio General spin-induced perturbed orbital motions of S stars around Sgr A*
10:30-10:40 Discussion
10:40-11:10 Coffee
11:10-11:40 Herve Lamy Invited talk: from the COST Action MP1104: Polarization as a tool to study the Solar System and beyond
11:40-12:00 Discussion
12:00 End of WG meeting
12:00-12:45 Lunch

The 3rd Management Committee Meeting in Manchester, UK, 2 - 4. November 2011
The University of Manchester - Alan Turing Building
12:45-16:00 MC meeting
16:00 End of MC meeting

Please acknowledge inspiration or support by our COST Action or this meeting in your publications:

Part of this work was supported by the COST Action MP0905:
-Black Holes in a Violent Universe-

S. Britzen (Chair of the Action MP0905) and Robert Ferdman (local organiser)

Map of the venues can be found here: maps

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