The X-ray Universe 2017
The symposium is the fifth international meeting in the series "The X-ray Universe". The intention is to gather a general collection of research in high energy astrophysics. The symposium will provide a showcase for results, discoveries and expectations from current and future X-ray missions.
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Topics Solar System, Exoplanets and Star-Planet-Interaction Star formation, Young Stellar Objects, Cool and Hot Stars White Dwarfs, Cataclysmic Variables and Novae Isolated Neutron Stars & Magnetars Interacting Binaries and Galactic Black Holes Special Session: ULX Supernovae, Long and Short GRBs, GW Events Supernova Remnants and Pulsar Wind Nebulae Galaxies, Diffuse Galactic Emission and Population Studies Active Galactic Nuclei, Quasars, BL-Lac Objects, TDEs Special Session: Accretion and Emission Close to the Event Horizon Groups of Galaxies, Clusters of Galaxies and Superclusters Special Session: AGN and Cluster Feedback Cosmological Structure Formation, Extragalactic Deep Fields and Area Surveys Cosmology, Dark Matter and Dark Energy Special Session: Athena Current and Future X-ray Missions ...top of page
Thu January 19, 2017 First Announcement: Abstract/Registration Open Wed March 22, 2017 Abstract submission deadline mid April, 2017 Communication of SOC decisions to presenters Thu April 27, 2017 Early registration deadline End May 2017 Final Announcement Mon June 5, 2017, 18:00 TBC Reception, Registration Tue June 6, 2017, 08:00 TBC Registration Tue June 6, 2017, 10:30 TBC Opening of the Conference Wed June 7, 2017, 20:30 Conference dinner Fri June 9, 2017, 17:15 TBC End of Conference
While exact times are to be confirmed, for travel arrangements we advise to assume that the meeting starts early on Tuesday morning and finishes late on Friday afternoon. ...top of page
M. Bachetti Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari, Italy A. Bamba University Tokyo, Japan E. Bulbul Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA D. De Martino Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte, Italy K. Dennerl Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany M. Diaz-Trigo European Southern Observatory, Garching, Germany C. Done Durham University, United Kingdom A. Ingram University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands E. Kara University of Maryland, College Park, USA M.J. Middleton University of Southampton, United Kingdom E. Pointecouteau Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie de Toulouse, France G. Ponti Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany G.W. Pratt Commissariat à l'énergie atomique Saclay, Gif sur Yvette, France P.J. Wheatley University of Warwick, United Kingdom ...top of page Solicited Speakers
X. Barcons Instituto de Física de Cantabria, Santander, Spain D. Barret Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie, France J. de Plaa Netherlands Institute for Space Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands D. Eckert University of Geneva, Switzerland A. Fabian University of Cambridge, United Kingdom M. Feroci Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, Roma, Italy M. Guainazzi European Space Agency, Noordwijk, the Netherlands F. Nicastro Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma, Italy P. Predehl Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany A. Rau Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany G. Risaliti University of Florence, Italy P. Soffitta Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, Roma, Italy ...top of page
The conference will take place at the Centro Congressi Frentani near the central train station in Rome.
More description can be found under: http://esaconferencebureau.com/2017-events/17a01/venue
Participants of this conference can register for Sightseeing Tours in Rome, specifically reserved for this meeting. For details, see
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On Monday June 5 from 18:00 - 20:00, a welcome cocktail will be organised with opportunity to register.
The conference dinner will take place on Wednesday June 7 at 20:30 in the Restaurante L'Archeologia. Bus transport is organised leaving the conference centre at 18:30, allowing some time for walking around the historic Appia Antica Park before the start of the dinner. More details on Welcome Cocktail and conference dinner can be found under: http://esaconferencebureau.com/2017-events/17a01/social-events ...top of page
We strongly recommend to book your hotel room near the conference centre, since traffic in Rome is intense.
Moreover, since June is high tourist season, we strongly recommend to book your hotel rooms asap, and preferably by March. A list of recommended hotels can be found under http://esaconferencebureau.com/2017-events/17a01/accommodation ...top of page
Scientific Organising Committee
M. Arnaud Commissariat à l'énergie atomique Saclay, Gif sur Yvette, France D. Barret (chair) Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie, France G. Branduardi-Raymont Mullard Space Science Laboratory, Dorking, Surrey, United Kingdom L. Brenneman Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, USA M. Brusa Università di Bologna, Italy M. Cappi Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, Bologna, Italy E. Churazov Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik, Garching, Germany A. Decourchelle Commissariat à l'énergie atomique Saclay, Gif sur Yvette, France N. Degenaar University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands A. Fabian University of Cambridge, United Kingdom F. Fiore Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma, Monteporzio Catone, Italy F. Harrison California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA M. Hernanz Institute of Space Sciences (CSIC-IEEC), Barcelona, Spain A. Hornschemeier Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, USA V. Karas Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic C. Kouveliotou George Washington University, Washington DC, USA G. Matt Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Roma, Italy Y. Nazé Université de Liège, Belgium T. Ohashi Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan I. Papadakis University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece J. Hjorth University of Copenhagen, Denmark K. Poppenhaeger Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom N. Rea Instituto de Ciencias del Espacio (CSIC-IEEC), Spain T. Reiprich Bonn University, Germany M. Salvato Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany N. Schartel (co-chair) European Space Agency, Villanueva de la Cañada, Spain A. Schwope Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam, Germany B. Stelzer Universität Tübingen, Germany & Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo, Italy T. Takahashi Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Kanagawa, Japan J. Tomsick University of California, Berkeley, USA P. Uttley University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands N. Webb Université de Toulouse, France A. Zdziarski N. Copernicus Astronomical Center, Warsaw, Poland ...top of page
Local Organising Committee
Simone Migliari (co-chair), Jan-Uwe Ness (co-chair), Matthias Ehle, Norbert Schartel (XMM-Newton Science Operations Centre)
Giuliana Giobbi (co-chair), Manuela Bischetti, Piergiorgio Casella, Gian Luca Israel, Francesca Marchi, Maria Teresa Menna, Alessandro Papitto, Enrico Piconcelli, Giustina Vietri, Federico Vincentelli, Luca Zappacosta (INAF - OAR, Astronomical Observatory of Rome) Alessandra De Rosa, Lorena Hernandez, Francesca Panessa, Silvia Zampieri (INAF - IAPS, Institute of Astrophysics & Planetary Science, Rome) Andrea Marinucci, Riccardo Middei, Alessia Tortosa (University Roma Tre) Simonetta Puccetti (ASI-ASDC Italian Space Agency - ASI Data Center) Fernanda Lupinacci (La Sapienza University, Rome) ...top of page Abstract Submission and Registration Abstract Submission Instructions for Presenters
Instructions for poster and oral presenters will be provided mid-April when authors are informed about SOC decisions on submitted abstracts.
After the meeting, the electronic versions of presentations will be collected for publication in an archive web page, provided author's approval is given. Astrophysics Data System (ADS) entries will be created, listing each presentation as an unrefereed publication.
A registration fee will be charged:
390 €: Early fee, until Thursday 27 April 540 €: Late fee, after Thursday 27 April 290 €: until Thursday 27 April for students. To qualify, a document of eligibility needs to be uploaded during registration.This can be a copy of a student ID or a confirmation letter by PhD supervisor or University
The fee includes:
Welcome drink (Monday 5 June, 18:00 - 20:00) All lunches and coffee breaks ...top of page
Contact Local Organising Committe for questions related to the scientific organisation and abstract submission: ESA Conference Bureau for information about registration and social events: P.O. Box 299 2200 AG Noordwijk The Netherlands Phone: +31 71 565 41 60 firstname.lastname@example.org ...top of page
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