Institute of Astronomy

Programme

Mon. 22nd

8.30-9.15: Registration

9.15: Welcome and logistics

SESSION I: INTRO TO MIGRATION

9.30-10.15  R. Alexander: Significance of migration for planets

10.15-11.00 A. MacFadyen: Significance of migration for black holes

11.00-11.30 Coffee

SESSION II: THE MECHANISM FOR MIGRATION

11.30-12.10 W. Kley: Overview of migration mechanisms

12.10-12.35 C. McNally: Low mass planet migration in Hall affected dead zones

12.35-13.00  L. del Valle: Gap formation and consequences for black hole migration

13.00-14.30  Lunch

14.30-14.55  J. Fung :Migration in inviscid discs

14.55-15.20  S. Nayakshin: On the fate of migrating gas clumps

15.20-15.45 E. Ragusa: Secular evolution of planetary eccentricity during migration

15.45-16.10 Z. Regaly: Accelerated orbital decay in eccentric discs

16.10 Poster pop ups

16.30-17.00    Tea

17.00-18.00 Discussion on numerical challenges in modeling migration (S. Paardekooper)

18.00 Wine and cheese reception

 Tues. 23rd

SESSION III OBSERVATIONS OF BINARY SYSTEMS

9.15-9.55  T. Bogdanovic: Observational evidence for SMBHs

9.55-10.20 M. Charisi: SMBH binary candidates from quasar variability

10.20-11.00 E. Jensen: Observations of protobinaries and their discs

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-11.55  C. Baruteau: Observational predictions of planets in discs

SESSION IV MODELING BINARY/DISC SYSTEMS

11.55-12.35 D. D'Orazio: Accretion onto binaries

12.35-13.00 D. Thun: Numerical and physical behaviour of circumbinary discs

13.00-14.20  Lunch

14.20-15.00 J.M. Shi: Accretion on to binaries

  SESSION V: OBSERVATIONAL CONSEQUENCES OF MIGRATION

15.00-15.25 J. Cuadra: Merging BH binaries and their EM counterpart

15.25-16.05 E. Barausse: Black hole migration as constrained from GW data

16.05-16.30 A. Derdzinski: Gas impacts on LISA extreme mass ratio in-spirals

16.30-16.50 Tea

16.50-17.30 B. Kocsis: The imprint of hydrodynamical interactions on black holes

CONFERENCE DINNER AT ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE

Wed. 24th

SESSION V CONTINUED

9.15-9.55 Z. Zhu: Low mass planets as probes of accretion and migration

9.55-10.20 S. Hinkley: Direct imaging of planetary systems test of migration

10.20-11.00 S. Taylor: Black hole migration as constrained from GW data

11.00-11.20 Coffee

11.20-12.00  M. Dotti: Spin alignment of migrating black holes

12.00 - 12.25 I. Dvorkin: The gravitational wave background of stalling black hole binaries

12.25-12.50 Discussion on observational constraints

12.50-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.00 Conference Summary (P. Armitage)

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