Workshop Program

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Monday, November 21

  • 8:15 - 9:00 : Registration
  • 9:00 - 9:20 : A. De Luca - The EXTraS Project
  • 9:20 - 9:50 : C. Argiroffi - Low-mass Stars (I)
  • 9:50 - 10:10 : D. Pizzocaro - Activity and rotation of the X-ray emitting Kepler stars
  • 10:10 - 10:30 : R. Nordon - Variability of a stellar corona on a time scale of days

  • 10:30 - 11:00 : coffee break & poster viewing

  • 11:00 - 11:30 : A. Pollock - Exploring the dynamics of collisionless X-ray plasmas in single and binary hot stars (I)
  • 11:30 - 11:50 : N. Webb - Variable X-ray sources in the 3XMM catalogue
  • 11:50 - 12:10 : A. Read - Long-term variability of X-ray sources
  • 12:10 - 12:40 : G. Ramsay - Cataclysmic Variables - probes of accretion physics (I)
  • 12:40 - 13:00 : J.-U. Ness - Short-period X-ray oscillations in super-soft novae and persistent super-soft sources

  • 13:00 - 14:20 : lunch break & poster viewing

  • 14:20 - 14:50 : R. Turolla - The Neutron Star Zoo: Magnetars and other Wild Creatures (I)
  • 14:50 - 15:10 : S. Mereghetti - X-ray variability in rotation-powered radio pulsars: the extraordinary case of PSR B0943+10
  • 15:10 - 15:40 : E. Kuulkers - Variable phenomena in low-mass X-ray binaries (I)
  • 15:40 - 16:00 : R. Wijnands - Neutron stars accreting at extremely low accretion rates
  • 16:00 - 16:20 : F. Bernardini - Events leading up to the 2015 June Outburst of V404 Cyg

  • 16:20 - 16:50 : coffee break & poster viewing

  • 16:50 - 17:10 : M. Lewis - Monitoring the Optical Sky for Transients
  • 17:10 - 17:30 : M. Del Santo - Planetary tidal disruption events: the case of IGR J17361-4441 in NGC 6388
  • 17:30 - 17:50 : L. Amati - Understanding and exploiting Gamma-Ray Bursts through their X-ray prompt emission

  • 18:30 - 19:30 : R. Turolla - Buchi neri nella nostra galassia (Public lecture in Italian)

Tuesday, November 22

  • 9:00 - 9:30 : M. Coe - The family of HMXBs in the Magellanic Clouds (I)
  • 9:30 - 9:50 : F. Haberl - EXTraS discovery of two pulsators in the direction of the LMC
  • 9:50 - 10:10 : J. Vadakkumthani - Transient X-ray Sources in the Magellanic-type Galaxy NGC 4449
  • 10:10 - 10:30 : A. Belfiore - EXTraS discovery of an 1.2-s X-ray pulsar in M31

  • 10:30 - 11:00 : coffee break & poster viewing

  • 11:00 - 11:30 : L. Zampieri - Perspectives on Ultraluminous X-ray sources after the EXTraS discovery of two new pulsars (I)
  • 11:30 - 11:50 : G. Israel - An EXTraS view of the rising class of ULX pulsars
  • 11:50 - 12:10 : A. Mushtukov - Highly magnetized neutron stars at extreme mass accretion rates
  • 12:10 - 12:40 : I. McHardy - X-ray variability in AGN (I)
  • 12:40 - 13:00 : J. Mayers - XCS - It's not Just about Cluster

  • 13:00 - 14:30 : lunch break & poster viewing

  • 14:30 - 15:00 : S. Campana - SN shock break-out events and peculiar GRBs (I)
  • 15:00 - 15:20 : D. Goetz - Catching X-ray transients with SVOM
  • 15:20 - 15:40 : G. Novara - EXTraS discovery of a distant supernova shock break-out candidate
  • 15:40 - 16:10 : M. Branchesi - New perspectives for the transient sky with gravitational wave observations (I)
  • 16:10 - 16:30 : P. Evans - Multimessenger astronomy and the vital role of EXTraS

  • 16:30 - 17:00 : coffee break & poster viewing

  • 17:00 - 17:10 : N. Schartel - The XMM-Newton mission and EXTraS
  • 17:10 - 17:30 : M. Watson - Concluding remarks

  • 20:00 -  : social dinner at Peo restaurant

Wednesday, November 23

  • 9:00 - 9:35 : Characterization of aperiodic variability
  • 9:35 - 10:00 : Search for pulsations
  • 10:00 - 10:25 : Search for new, faint transients
  • 10:25 - 10:50 : Characterization of long-term variability

  • 10:50 - 11:10 : coffee break

  • 11:10 - 11:35 : Screening of results
  • 11:35 - 12:00 : MWL characterization and phenomenological classification
  • 12:00 - 12:25 : EXTraS public archive and tools
  • 12:25 - 12:50 : EXTraS Science portal

  • 12:50 - 13:30 : inspection of products/tools - questions & answers