Scientific Program

Program Schedule

I: Invited Speaker
O: oral contribution

Thursday 6 August 09:00 - 17:30

09:00 Opening E. M. de Gouveia Dal Pino (Brazil) & A. Raga (Mexico)

09:05 - 10:30 session 1 “Jet/Accretion Disk systems: basic physics”
09:05 J. F. Hawley (USA) “Numerical simulations of MHD accretion disks” (I)
09:30 A. King (UK) “Accretion in Active Galactic Nuclei” (I)
09:55 E.T. Vishniac (Canada) “The Magnetorotational Dynamo in Accretion Disks” (O)
10:15 Panel/Poster Discussion

10:30 - 11:00 break and poster session

11:00 - 12:30 session 2 “Jet observations in all scales”
11:00 A. Dutrey (France) “Accretion Disks unveiled by the new Generation of cm to submm Arrays” (I)
11:20 T. Ray (Ireland) “Primeval Jets” (I)
11:40 T. M. Belloni (Italy) “QPO-Jet relation in X-ray binaries" (I)
12:00 T. Storchi-Bergmann (Brazil) “Outflows in nearby AGN and their relation with radio jets” (I)
12:20 Panel/Poster Discussion

12:30 - 14:00 lunch

14:00 - 15:30 session 3 “Jet launching”
14:00 K. Shibata (Japan) “Numerical MHD simulations of Astrophysical Jets: How are jets launched and accelerated ?” (I)
14:20 E. M. de Gouveia Dal Pino (Brazil) “The role of Magnetic Reconnection at the jet launching basis” (I)
14:40 N. Soker (Israel) “Are jets rotating at the launching?” (I)
15:00 H. Falcke , G. C. Bower , S. Markoff , C. F. Gammie , S. Doeleman (Netherlands/USA) “Jet-launching in action: new lessons from the Galactic Center black hole Sgr A*" (O)
15:15 Panel/Poster Discussion

15:30 - 16:00 break and poster session

16:00 - 17:30 session 4 “Jet Propagation and interaction with environment in all scales”
16:00 V. de Souza , P. L. Biermann (Brazil/Germany) “On the correlation of the highest energy cosmic rays with AGNs” (I)
16:20 A. Ferrari, P. Rossi, G. Bodo , A. Mignone (Italy) “High-resolution simulations of 3D relativistic magnetized jets” (I)
16:40 A. C. Raga (Mexico) “Variable jets from young stars” (I)
17:00 Panel/Poster Discussion

Friday 7 August 09:00 - 12:30

09:00 - 10:30 session 1 “Jets from YSOs”
09:00 L. F. Rodriguez (Mexico) “Radio and Millimeter Observations of YSOs” (I)
09:20 S. Lizano, F. H. Shu (Mexico/Taiwan/USA) “Connection between Star Formation and Jets” (I)
09:40 S. Cabrit, J. Ferreira , C. Dougados , P. Garcia (France/Portugal) “The Jet-accretion connection in YSOs” (I)
10:00 Panel/Poster Discussion

10:30 - 11:00 break and Poster Session

11:00 - 12:30 session 2 “Relativistic Jets: GRBs, BHs; AGNS; New generation instruments”
11:00 P. Meszaros, X. Wu (USA/China) “Jets in GRBs” (I)
11:20 F. Mirabel (Argentina/France) Accretion-Jet connection in black holes” (I)
11:40 M. C. B. Young , M. Elvis , G. Risalit (USA/Italy) “A New Understanding of the Relation Between X-ray and Optical Emission in Quasars” (O)
11:55 N. D. Kylafis (Greece) "Jets from Compact X-ray Sources" (O)

12:10 Panel Discussion: Summary and Concluding Remarks A. Raga & E. M. de Gouveia Dal Pino

12:30 Closure