Italian-Israeli Conference on High Energy Astrophysics:

high1Photons, neutrinos and gravitational waves:
a multi-messenger search of high energy astrophysical sources

13-14 October 2013

Hotel Palm Beach Akko

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Sunday 13/10/2013

08:30-09:00 Registration

Welcome and Opening Remarks: Dafne Guetta,
David Shoikhet (Vice Presidentfor Academic Affairs, ORTBrauda College)

Cosmic Rays, Neutrinos and Gravitational Waves

09:15-09:45 Antonio Capone, Status and Prospects of the KM3NeT Cherenkov Neutrino Telescope [Presentation]
09:45-10:15 Hagar Landsman, ARA+IceCube/Neutrinos at the South Pole [Presentation]
10:15-10:45 Eli Waxman, What do we learn from the recent cosmic-ray position measurements? [Presentation]
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-11:45 Tsvi Piran, The different kinds of GRBs [Presentation]
11:45-12:15 Arnon Dar, Highlights of Cosmic Ray Puzzles [Presentation]
12:15-12:45 Giovanni Amelino Camelia, Quantum gravity phenomenology with neutrinos and high energy photons [Presentation]
12:45-13:15 David Benyamin, Recovering the observed B/C ratio in a dynamic spiral-armed cosmic ray model [Presentation]
13:30-15:30 Lunch Break

Stellar Explosions

15:30-16:00 Gianluca Israel, Magnetar Flares and the Neutron Star EOS quest [Presentation]
16:00-16:30 Dan Maoz, Type-Ia supernova progenitors - the latest clues
16:30-17:00 Massimo Della Valle, What fraction of CC-SNe gives rise to GRBs
17:00-17:30 Coffee Break
17:30-18:00 Avishay Gal-Yam, Science with real-time detections of optical transients from PTF
18:00-18:30 Marina Orio, High resolution X-ray spectra of post-outburst novae and other hydrogen burning white dwarfs
18:30-19:00 Hagai Perets, Origin and and implications of non-standard type I  SN
20:00 Bus departing to the Conference Dinner

Monday 14/10/2013

Gamma Ray Bursts and Active Galaxies

09:00-09:30 David Eichler, The Amati Relation and Backward Photospheres [Presentation]
09:30-10:00 Gabriele Ghisellini, Blazars and Gamma Ray Bursts [presentation]
10:00-10:30 Raffaella Schneider, The pathway to the first quasars: constraints from the host galaxies [Presentation]
10:30-11:00 Fabrizio Nicastro, Missing Baryons and the WHIM at Galactic and Cosmological Scales
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:00 Stefano Covino, GRB environment [Presentation]

Contributed Talks

12:00-12:10 Avishai Gilkis, Triggering jet-driven explosions of core-collapsesupernovae by accretion from convective regions [Presentation]
12:10-12:20 Oded Papish, The Jittering-Jets Feedback Mechanism
12:20-12:30 Alessandra Mastrobuono Battisti, Dynamics in nuclear clusters and their relevance to tidal disruption and gravitational wave events [Presentation]
12:30-12:40 Fabrizio Tavecchio, The TeV emitting FSRQ crisis [Presentation]
12:40-12:50 Valerio DElia, VLT/X-shooter spectroscopy of GRB120372A [Presentation]
13:30-15:30 Lunch Break

Current and Future Telescopes

15:30-16:00 Ilan Sagiv, ULTRASAT - A UV Transient Explorer [Presentation]
16:00-16:30 Gianpiero Tagliaferri, GRBs: what do we need to go forward? [Presentation]
16:30-17:00 Coffee Break
17:00-17:30 Marica Branchesi, New perspectives in the time-domain astronomy: the electromagnetic follow-up of gravitational wave candidates [Presentation]
17:30-18:00 Fulvio Ricci, Advanced VIRGO and beyond
18:00-18:30 Lorenzo Amati, GRB science with LOFT [Presentation]