Meeting Agenda

 

    (all sessions are in 329 Pupin Hall)

 

    Wednesday, May 7th

 

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Coffee & Registration

 

 

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Nepomuk Otte

Georgia Tech

Status of VERITAS

9:30 am – 10:00 am

Gernot Maier

DESY

Workshop Introduction

VERITAS Performance & the Galactic Long Term Plan

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Brenda Dingus

Los Alamos National Lab

Status of HAWC

 

 

 

10:30 am – 11:00 am

Coffee Break

 

 

11:00 am – 11:20 am

John Pretz

Pennsylvania State University

Sensitivity of HAWC Instrument

11:20 am – 11:50 am

Andy Smith

University of Utah

Prospects for Observations of Binary Systems with VERITAS

11:50 am – 12:20 pm

Robin Corbet

Goddard Space Flight Center

GeV Binary Systems

 

 

 

12:20 pm – 1:45 pm

Lunch

 

 

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm

Slavko Bogdanov

Columbia University

The "Missing Link" Binaries

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Brett McArthur

Purdue University

Prospects for Observations of PWNe and UIDs with VERITAS

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Oleg Kargaltsev

George Washington University

Multiwavelength Properties of Pulsar Wind Nebulae

3:15 pm – 3:35 pm

Eric Gotthelf

Columbia University

Discovery of an Young, Energetic Pulsar Associated with HESS J1640-465

 

 

 

3:35 pm – 4:00 pm

Coffee Break

 

 

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Pat Slane

Harvard Center for Astrophysics

VHE Gamma-Rays as Probes of PWN

Evolution

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Andy Smith

University of Utah

VERITAS Observations of the Galactic Center region

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Josh Cardenzana

Iowa State University

Prospects for Observations of Very Extended and Diffuse Sources with VERITAS

 

 

 

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Workshop Dinner

 

 

 


 

    Thursday, May 8th

 

 

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Coffee

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Chuck Hailey

Columbia University

NuSTAR Highlights

9:30 am – 9:50 am

Nahee Park

University of Chicago

Prospects for Observations of Supernova Remnants with VERITAS

9:50 am – 10:05 am

Alina Wilhelm

DESY / Potsdam University

Stochastic acceleration in the vicinity of the shock of Tycho SNR

10:05 am – 10:20 am

Igor Telezhinsky

DESY / Potsdam University

The impact of magnetic turbulence spectrum on particle acceleration in SNR IC443

ppt

10:20 am – 10:50 am

Jack Hewitt

Goddard Space Flight Center

GeV Supernova Remnants

 

 

 

10:50 am – 11:10 am

Coffee Break & Student Animation Projects viewing

MICA arts college – class of Laurence Arcadias

(introduced by Robin Corbet)

 

 

11:10 am – 11:40 am

Terri Brandt

Goddard Space Flight Center

GeV Supernova Remnants

11:40 am – 12:10 pm

Don Ellison

North Carolina State

Broadband Shock Models of SNR Emission

12:10 pm – 12:40 pm

Steve Reynolds

North Carolina State

Spatial distribution of gamma-ray emission from young(ish) supernova remnants

 

 

 

12:40 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch

 

 

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Andrew McCann

University of Chicago

Prospects for Observations of Pulsars with VERITAS

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Matthew Baring

Rice University

Gamma-Ray Pulsar and Magnetar Science Agendas

for VERITAS

 

 

 

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Coffee Break

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Closing Discussion