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Daily Schedule

All events are at the Institute of Astronomy, Madingley Road, Cambridge, unless otherwise noted.

Sunday 20th July

TimeSession
17.00 - 19.00Registration / Canapes & Wine

Monday 21st July

TimeSession
08.00 - 09.00Light breakfast / Registration
09.00 - 09.10Welcome (C.Reynolds and G.Efstathiou)
Session 1: AGN, obscured accretion, normal galaxies and the Cosmic X-ray Background (Chair: Martin Ward)
09.10 - 09.50Recent Results from the Deepest X-ray Surveys: Adventuring Through the Distant X-ray Universe (N.Brandt)
09.50 - 10.30Accretion, obscuration and the X-ray background (X.Barcons)
10.30 - 10.50Lifting the Veil of Distant Compton-thick AGNs (D.Alexander)
10.50 - 11.20COFFEE / Registration
11.20 - 11.40PG1211 revisited (K.Pounds)
11.40 - 12.00The Intrinsic Properties of AGN (R.Mushotzky)
12.00 - 12.20X-ray properties of luminous infrared galaxies in the local Universe (K.Iwasawa)
12.20 - 12.40Galaxies in the X-ray Band (A.Hornschemeier)
12.40 - 14.00LUNCH
Session 2: Stellar and supermassive black holes (Chair: Phil Uttley)
14.00 - 14.40The Nuclear Star Cluster and Central Massive Black Hole (R.Genzel)
14.40 - 15.00MCG -6-30-15: The (X-ray) Dirt on Dust (J.Lee)
15.00 - 15.20Beyond the Cavallo-Fabian-Rees (CFR) luminosity variability limit in magnetars (L.Stella)
15.20 - 15.40New results from 1H0707-495 (Andy Fabian)
15.40 - 16.10COFFEE
16.10 - 16.30Coupling of accretion states and relativistic jets in accreting black holes (R.Fender)
16.30 - 16.50X-ray variability of stellar and supermassive black holes (S.Vaughan)
16.50 - 17.30An X-ray QPO in the AGN RE J1034+396 (C.Done)
19.00 - 20.00Drinks Reception at Darwin College Hosted by Andy Fabian

Tuesday 22nd July

TimeSession
08.00 - 09.00Light breakfast
Session 3: Accretion and jet physics (Chair: Phil Charles)
09.00 - 09.40Growing Supermassive Stars and Black Holes by Accretion (M.Begelman)
09.40 - 10.20On the jet vs disc connection (and disconnection) (A.Celotti)
10.20 - 10.40Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays, Spiral galaxies and Magnetars (G.Ghisellini)
10.40 - 11.10COFFEE
11.10 - 11.30The MRI and MTI: Recent Progress (J.Stone)
11.30 - 11.50Thermal Stability of Radiation-Dominated Accretion Disks (J.Krolik)
11.50 - 12.10A Jet is a Jet: Comparing microquasars to AGN jets (S.Heinz)
12.10 - 12.30Testing black hole astrophysics across the mass spectrum (A.Merloni)
12.30 - 12.45CONFERENCE PHOTOGRAPH
12.45 - 14.00LUNCH
Session 4: Clusters and Cosmology (Chair: Brian McNamara)
14.00 - 14.40The (very) small scale structure of DM halos (S.White)
14.40 - 15.00The density structure of cold dark matter halos (C.Frenk)
15.00 - 15.20Simulations of galaxy clusters (P.Thomas)
15.20 - 15.40The Revealing Dust: Compact Galaxy Groups in the Mid-Infrared (S.Gallagher)
15.40 - 16.10COFFEE
16.10 - 16.50X-ray cluster cosmology (S.Allen)
16.50 - 17.00X-ray Observations at the Virial Radius of Galaxy Clusters (M.George)
17.00 - 17.20Dark energy constraints from growth of structure: results from the 400 deg2 X-ray cluster survey (A.Vikhlinin, presented by C.Jones)
17.20 - 17.40A New Technique to Find Clusters of Galaxies in the XMM-Newton and Chandra Archive (J.Peterson)
19.00 - 20.00Drinks Reception at Trinity College Master's Lodge Hosted by Martin Rees

Wednesday 23rd July

TimeSession
08.00 - 09.00Light breakfast
Session 5: Cooling core clusters (Chair: Joel Bregman)
09.00 - 09.40X-ray Observations of Clusters of Galaxies and Cool Cores (C.Sarazin)
09.40 - 10.20Cool Cores in Clusters of Galaxies (H.Böhringer)
10.20 - 10.40Cold gas in cluster cores - past, present and future (A.Edge)
10.40 - 11.10COFFEE
11.10 - 11.30The evolution of the cooling cores in X-ray galaxy clusters (S.Ettori)
11.30 - 11.50The environment of a z=2 forming brightest cluster galaxy (N.Hatch)
11.50 - 12.10New HST observations of NGC1275 (R.Johnstone)
12.10 - 12.30Deep X-ray imaging and spectroscopy of cluster cores (J.Sanders)
12.30 - 14.00LUNCH
FREE AFTERNOON

Thursday 24th July

TimeSession
08.00 - 09.00Light breakfast
Session 6: Black holes, strong gravity, and extreme magnetic fields (Chair: Sera Markoff)
09.00 - 09.40Broad iron lines in AGN (K.Nandra)
09.40 - 10.20X-ray diagnostics of black hole spin (C.Reynolds)
10.20 - 10.40Relativistic Disk Lines in Stellar-mass Black Holes (J.Miller)
10.40 - 11.10COFFEE
11.10 - 11.30The Accretion Geometry in Radio-Loud Active Galaxies (D.Ballantyne)
11.30 - 11.50Weighing a Quiescent Supermassive Black Hole with X-ray Emitting Gas (D.Buote)
11.50 - 12.10X-rays from the inner accretion flow (G.Miniutti)
12.10 - 12.30Weighing Black Hole from zero to high redshift (A.Marconi)
12.30 - 14.00LUNCH
Session 7: Feedback in galaxies and clusters (Chair: Noam Soker)
14.00 - 14.40AGN Outbursts in M87 and Other Early Type Galaxies (W.Forman)
14.40 - 15.00Ionising particles power the emission from cluster filaments (G.Ferland)
15.00 - 15.20Reading the Meter: Interpreting AGN Heating of Clusters (G.Taylor)
15.20 - 15.40Thermal Instability, Star Formation and AGN Feedback in Clusters (P.Nulsen)
15.40 - 16.10COFFEE
16.10 - 16.50AGN Feedback in structure formation simulations (T.Di Matteo)
16.50 - 17.10Beyond the ideal hydrodynamical description of the intracluster medium (M.Ruszkowski)
17.10 - 17.30AGN feedback and non-thermal pressure in cooling flows (E.Churazov)
19.30 for 20.00Reception and conference banquet at King's College

Friday 25th July

TimeSession
08.00 - 09.00Light breakfast
Session 8: Future of high-energy astrophysics (Chair: Chris Reynolds)
09.00 - 09.30The Constellation-X Observatory (N.White)
09.30 - 10.00The future of high-energy astrophysics (G.Hasinger)
10.00 - 10.30Two challenges of the international mission NeXT (H.Kunieda)
10.30 - 11.00COFFEE
11.00 - 11.30New Directions in Gamma Ray Astronomy (R.Blandford)
Session 9: Wrap Up
11.30 - 12.00C.Canizares
12.00 - 12.30M.Rees
12.30 - LUNCH

Dress code for evening receptions and conference banquet is "casual, smart, for summer".