Program presentations

Proceedings: Program with PDF files.

To appear on ADS as well.

Monday, May 16

Morning session – BH shadow, accretion physics
chair person:Agnieszka Janiuk
09:00-09:05 S. Komossa, A. Zdziarski: Welcome & Opening
09:05-09:35 review Alejandro Cruz-Osorio: The shadow of the supermassive black hole in M87
09:35-09:50 Richard Anantua: Positron emission modeling of AGN: M87 and Sgr A*
09:50-10:20 review Jonatan Jacquemin: Magnetized turbulence, accretion and outflows
10:20-10:50 review Martin Ward: Progress towards a better understanding of “Changing Look” AGN
— coffee break
chair person: Deepika Bollimpalli
11:20-11:50 review Andrzej Niedzwiecki: Constraining accretion flows with X-ray spectral data
11:50-12:05 William Alston: Understanding super-Eddington accretion using quasi-periodic oscillations in AGN
12:05-12:20 Andrea Santangelo: The enhanced X-ray Timing and Polarimetry mission (eXTP)

— lunch break

Afternoon session – GWs, binary population I
chair person: Nial Tanvir
14:00-14:30 review Dorota Rosinska: The discovery of gravitational waves, and merging and colliding black holes from globular clusters as sources of GWs
14:30-15:00 review Michela Mapelli: Populations of binary black holes: open questions and challenges
15:00-15:15 Maria Celeste Artale: The most likely host galaxies of a compact binary coalescence
15:15-15:30 Stefano Bondani: Gravitational waves from primordial black holes at the Galactic Center
— coffee break: group photo
chair person: Yogesh Maharjan
16:00-16:15 Pavan Vynatheya: Gravitational waves from quadruple stars – quadruple the fun! (?)
16:15-16:30 Michael Kavic: Accessing the axion via compact object binaries
16:30-16:45 Devendra Raj Upadhyay: Astrophysics in Nepal
16:45-17:15 review: Massimo della Valle: The SN-GRB connection

Massimo della Valle: Memories of Sergio Colafrancesco

Tuesday, May 17

Morning session – Tidal Disruption Events (TDEs), jets/AGN I
chair person:Paola Marziani
09:30-10:00 review Andreja Gomboc: Observing TDEs with the Vera Rubin Observatory LSST
10:15-10:30 Taeho Ryu: Fully relativistic global hydrodynamics simulation of tidal disruption events
10:30-10:45 Rupak Roy: Are all classified TDEs indeed stellar-disruptions by an SMBH?
— coffee break
chair person: Emilia Järvelä
11:05-11:35 review Krzysztof Nalewajko: Physical processes in jets
11:35-11:50 Valeriia Rohoza: How to turn jets into cylinders near supermassive black holes in 3D GRMHD simulations
11:50-12:05 Gopal Bhatta: Exploring long-term optical and gamma-ray variability properties of blazars
12:05-12:20 Maxwell Paik: Simulations of relativistic jets breaking out of their galaxies

— lunch break

Afternoon session – Galactic Binaries, stellar-mass BHs
chair person: Andrzej Niedzwiecki
14:00-14:30 review Deepika Bollimpalli: Variability in discs around black holes: Broadband variability and QPOs
14:30-14:45 Nick Kaaz: Nozzle shock driven accretion in warped and torn accretion disks
14:45-15:00 Ranjeev Misra: X-ray binaries with AstroSAT
15:00-15:15 Andrzej Zdziarski: Accretion flow, pair production and jet in the black-hole X-ray binary MAXI J1820+070
15:15-15:30 Sneha Prakash Mudambi: AstroSat investigations of spectral and temporal properties of the black hole candidate MAXI J1820+070 during the rising phase of its outburst
— coffee break
chair person: Jonatan Jacquemin
16:00-16:15 Akash Garg: Modelling the energy dependent fractional rms and time lags in MAXI J1535-571 as observed by AstroSat
16:15-16:30 Andrea Sanna: On the peculiar long-term orbital evolution of the eclipsing accreting millisecond X-ray pulsar SWIFT J1749.4-2807
16:30-16:45 Payaswini Saikia: Seven re-flares and two mini-outbursts: high amplitude optical variations in Swift J1910.2-0546
16:45-17:00 Kailash Sahu: Detection and mass measurement of the first isolated
stellar-mass black hole through astrometric microlensing

17:00-17:30 review Andrea Santangelo: Highlights of Insight-HXMT

Wednesday, May 18

Morning session – disk-jet physics II, GRBs, e.m. counterparts to GWs
chair person: Andreja Gomboc
09:00-09:30 review Om Sharan Salafia: GRBs from binary mergers
09:30-10:00 review Agnieszka Janiuk: Structure and variability of magnetically dominated jets from accreting black holes
10:00-10:30 review Ore Gottlieb: Revealing the physics of black hole powered transients
10:30-10:45 Mathieu Renzo: Progenitors of the most massive BHs: where is the PISN gap?
chair person: Madhu Paudel
11:05-11:35 review Andrea Melandri: Electromagnetic follow-ups of GW events
11:35-12:05 review Jonathan Granot: Binary neutron star mergers – insights from multi-messenger observations

Thursday, May 19

Morning session – AGN II, outflows/feedback, IMBHs
chair person: Martin Ward
09:00-09:30 review Paola Marziani: The quasar main sequence
09:30-10:00 review Marco Berton: Narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies and their rapidly growing black holes
10:00-10:15 Andrew Lobban: Exploring the accretion process near to a supermassive black hole in Mrk 110 with XMM-Newton, NuSTAR, and Swift
10:15-10:30 Victoria Toptun: Expanding a bona fide sample of intermediate-mass black holes in active galactic nuclei: X-ray confirmation of thirteen candidates with XMM-Newton and Chandra
10:30-10:45 Emilia Järvelä: Extended radio emission in narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies
— coffee break
chair person: Igor Chilingarian
11:15-11:30 Ivan Katkov: Multi-wavelength view of large-scale galactic outflows
11:30-11:45 Giovanni Cresci: The physical properties of AGN outflows and their impact on host galaxies
11:45-12:00 Rosa Amelia Gonzalez-Lopezlira: The globular cluster system of Messier 106, correlated with the supermassive black hole and a relic of cosmic high noon
12:00-12:15 Ivan Kuzmin: Analysis of 1 million spectra from the RCSED catalog for virial estimation of the masses of the central black holes of galaxies
12:15-12:30 Kirill Grishin: Structural properties and environment of galaxies hosting AGN powered by low-mass black holes

— lunch break

Afternoon session – AGN II, outflows/feedback, IMBHs….continuation
chair person: Michela Mapelli
14:00-14:15 Vladimir Goradzhanov: Scaling relations of intermediate mass black holes and their host galaxies
14:15-14:30 Mariia Demianenko: Optical variability analysis of IMBH candidates using ZTF time series
14:30-14:45 Alberto Mangiagli: Counterpart rates to massive black hole binary mergers in the LISA era
14:45-15:00 Filippo Mannucci: Unveiling the missing population of the dual AGNs at sub-arcsec separations
— coffee break
chair person: Rosa Gonzalez-Lopezlira
15:30-15:45 Rubinur Khatun: Searching for dual AGN in galaxy mergers and their effect on galaxy evolution
15:45-16:00 Sumana Nandi: A potential binary black hole candidate
16:00-16:15 Aretaios Lalakos: Bridging Bondi and event horizon scales: 3D GRMHD simulations reveal X-shaped radio galaxy morphology

Friday, May 20

Morning session – high-z BHs, mass&spin evolution; missions
chair person: Devendra Upadhyay
09:00-09:30 review Gulab Dewangan: Science highlights of AstroSat
09:30-10:00 review Nial Tanvir: The Transient High-Energy Sky and Early Universe Surveyor (THESEUS)
10:00-10:30 review Andrea Sanna: CubeSats and distributed astronomy: from the HERMES fleet to the flight of the ALBATROS, surfing the waves of quantum space-time
10:30-10:45 Geoff Beck: Primordial black hole dark matter and the Sunyaev-Zel’dovich effect
— coffee break
chair person: Dorota Rosinska
11:05-11:20 Igor Chilingarian: Active galactic nuclei powered by intermediate mass black holes
11:20-11:35 Olmo Piana: The mass assembly of the high-redshift black hole population
11:35-11:50 Nina Sartorio: The first accreting black holes
11:50-12:05 Beverly Lowell: Black hole spin gone MAD
12:05-12:20 Dipanweeta Bhattacharyya: Cosmic spin and mass evolution of black holes and its impact short poster flash-up talks

Poster contributions:

Nazma Husain: Low-frequency break detection in the hard state of GX 339-4 with AstroSat
Danat Issa: Simulating neutron star merger remnant outflows with a two-moment neutrino scheme
Bestin James: GRB jet structure and variability studies with 3D simulations of magnetically arrested disks
S. Komossa, D. Grupe, A. Kraus, et al.: Project MOMO: Multimessenger astrophysics of the blazar and candidate binary supermassive black hole OJ 287
Mariana Lazarova: Mergers dominate the host galaxies of low-z LoBAL QSOs
E. Palazzi. A. Rossi et al.: The peculiar short-duration GRB 200826A and its supernova
Justine Tarrant: Studying patched spacetimes for binary black holes
E. Virgili, F. Frontera, P. Rosati, et al.: The ASTENA mission: bringing the hard X-ray/soft gamma-ray sky into focus
Dinesh Bishwakarma: Detection of quasiperiodic oscillation in the X-ray lightcurve of the blazar MRK 501 using Swift/XRT
Ashok Chaudhary: Distribution of dust color temperature, Planck’s function, dust mass, and visual extinction around PSR J1240-4124
Amar Raj Ghimire: Study of relative abundances of gas-rich galaxies to constrain the early nucleosynthesis model
Madhu Sudan Paudel: Studies of dust properties in sub-structures around the white dwarf WD 0307+077 in the IRIS survey