Very High Energy Phenomena in the Universe
Agenda

Sunday March 13th


Morning Session: UHECR (1)
Chairperson G. Sigl (Paris)

30'

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Theory and phenomenology of extensive air showers
R. Engel (Karlsruhe)
- Transparencies

15'

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Cosmic Ray Energetics And Mass (CREAM)
E.-S. Seo (College Park)
- Transparencies

15'

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A cluster of UHE cosmic rays and some of its implications
G. Farrar (New York)
- Transparencies

30'

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The quest for ultra-high energy cosmic rays and neutrinos from space
A. Santangelo (Tuebingen)
- Transparencies

25'

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Air Fluorescence Light Yield Measurements
P. Nédélec (Annecy)
- Transparencies

15'

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Cherenkov Light Measurements for the EUSO Experiment
A. Cappa (Torino)
- Transparencies

15'

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The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station
C. Palomares (Madrid)
- Transparencies

15'

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Radio detection of Cosmic Ray Air Showers
A. Belletoile (Nantes)
- Transparencies


Afternoon Session: Neutrino Astronomy
Chairperson J. Orloff (Clermont-Ferrand)

30'

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Neutrino Astronomy
J. Goodman (College Park)
- Transparencies

30'

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Alternative detection methods for highest energy neutrinos
R. Nahnhauer (Zeuthen)
- Transparencies

20'

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High Energy Neutrino Interactions
I. Sarcevic (Tucson)
- Transparencies

20'

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Neutrino Astronomy beyond and beneath the Horizons
D. Fargion (Roma)
- Transparencies

15'

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The ANTARES Neutrino Telescope
J.-P. Ernenwein (Mulhouse)
- Transparencies

15'

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Results from the AMANDA Neutrino telescope and Status of the IceCube Neutrino Observatory
S. Hundertmark (Stockholm)
- Transparencies

15'

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Current Status of the ANITA experiment
S. Matsuno (Hawaii)
- Transparencies

15'

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On the Prospect of Tau Neutrino Astronomy in GeV Energies and Beyond
G.L. Lin (Hsinchu)
- Transparencies

15'

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Upper Bounds on Neutrino-Nucleon Inelastic Cross Section and their Applications
H. Tu (Odense)
- Transparencies

Monday March 14th


Morning Session : Stellar Objects and Acceleration Mechanisms
Chairperson B. Czerny (Warsaw)

25'

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Probing strong gravity fields with fast X-ray timing
D. Barret (Toulouse)
- Transparencies

25'

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Microquasars and jets
S. Chaty (Saclay)
- Transparencies

25'

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Particle Acceleration in Compact Objects
D. Kazanas (Greenbelt)
- Transparencies

15'

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INTEGRAL insight into the inner parts of the Galaxy. High mass X-ray binaries and Galactic spiral structure
A. Lutovinov (Moscow)
- Transparencies

15'

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A long powerful burst from SLX 1735-269 detected by INTEGRAL
S. Molkov (Moscow)
- Transparencies

20'

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Anomalous X-Ray Pulsars and Soft Gamma-ray Repeaters
S. Mereghetti (Milano)
- Transparencies

15'

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Gravitational Waves: opening a window on compact objects dynamics
A.-C. Clapson (Orsay)
- Transparencies

25'

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Neutron stars
G. Bignami (Toulouse)
- Transparencies


Afternoon Session : Sources and Propagation
Chairperson R. Engel (Karlsruhe)

30'

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The Origin of Galactic Cosmic Rays
A. Dar (Haifa)
- Transparencies

30'

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Propagation of UHECRs: the GZKfeature
D. De Marco (Newark)
- Transparencies

30'

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Astrophysical Origins of high energy cosmic rays
D. Torres (Livermore)
- Transparencies

15'

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Magnetic Field in the Local Universe and the Propagation of UHECRs
K. Dolag (Garching)
- Transparencies

15'

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Elusive intergalactic magnetic fields and their impact on UHECRs propagation
F. Miniati (Zurich)
- Transparencies

25'

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Galaxy-to-IGM feedback of magnetic energy and implications for UHECR's
P. Kronberg (Los Alamos)
- Transparencies

15'

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Search methods for UHECR annisotropies within the Pierre Auger Observatory
E. Armengaud (Paris)
- - Transparencies

15'

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Correlations with astrophysical sources in HiRes stereo data
I. Tkachev (Geneva)
- Transparencies

Tuesday March 15th


Morning Session: AGN
Chairperson K. Hurley (Berkeley)

30'

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Radio-quiet AGN
B. Czerny (Warsaw)
- Transparencies

25'

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Radio-loud AGN
R. Moderski (Warsaw)
- Transparencies

30'

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On Dichotomies in Active Galaxies or the Jet-Accetion Connection
A. Celotti (Trieste)
- Transparencies

25'

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Hadronic models for blazars and AGN neutrinos
M. Pohl (Ames)
- Transparencies

15'

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Blazars: INTEGRAL & BH Binaries
R. Hudec (Ondrejov)
- Transparencies

15'

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H.E.S.S. Observations of AGN
W. Benbow (Heidelberg)
- Transparencies

15'

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Measuring parameters of Supermassive Black Holes
A. Zakharov (Moscow)
- Transparencies


Afternoon Session : Gamma-Ray Astronomy (1)
Chairperson G. Bogaert (Palaiseau)

30'

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Astrophysical Sources of >100 MeV Gamma Rays Detected by EGRET
B. Dingus (Los Alamos)
- Transparencies

30'

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Review of Ground-based Cherenkov Telescope
M. Punch (Paris)
- Transparencies

15'

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Variable VHE gamma-ray emission from the binary pulsar PSR B1259-63
S. Schlenker (Berlin)
(transparencies not available yet)

15'

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First results from the H.E.S.S. Galactic plane survey
S. Funk (Heidelberg)
- Transparencies

15'

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Search for variable and weak gamma sources with INTEGRAL
F. Munz (Ondrejov)
- Transparencies

15'

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Observations of Supernova Remnants with H.E.S.S.
M. Lemoine-Goumard (Palaiseau)
- Transparencies

15'

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GeV-TeV emission accompanying particle acceleration in relativistic jets: spectra, timing properties, and beam-pattern features
E. Derishev (Nizhny Novgorod)
- Transparencies

15'

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First observations of the AGN 1ES 1959+650 in GeV energy range with MAGIC telescope
N. Tonello (Munich)
- Transparencies

15'

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Observation of the AGN Markarian 421 with the MAGIC telescope
D. Mazin (Munich)
- Transparencies

Wednesday March 16th


Morning Session: GRB (1)
Chairperson A. Celotti (Trieste)

40'

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Cosmic Gamma-Ray Bursts: The Current Status
K. Hurley (Berkeley)
- Transparencies

30'

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Early news from SWIFT
J. Osborne (Leicester)
- Transparencies

20'

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Blast Waves from Gamma-Ray Bursts
A. Beloborodov (New York)
- Transparencies

15'

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Modelling gamma-ray burst spectra
J. Poutanen (Oulu)
- Transparencies

15'

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GRB Afterglow Polarimetry: "looking at the shock front"
S. Covino (Merate)
- Transparencies

20'

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The "Supercritical Pile" model of Gamma-Ray Bursts
D. Kazanas (Greenbelt)
- Transparencies

15'

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Extremly soft GRBs in the BATSE data
Y. Tikhomirova (Moscow)


Afternoon Session 1: Galactic Center
Chairperson S. Mereghetti (Milano)

40'

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Observational signatures and characterisation of the central black hole
D. Rouan (Meudon)
- Transparencies

15'

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VHE observations of the Galactic Centre with H.E.S.S.
L. Rolland (Paris)
- Transparencies

40'

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Sgr A*: Accretion, star formation and relativistic particles in AGN number 1
S. Nayakshin (Garching)
- Transparencies

15'

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Jets driven by accretion onto rotating black holes
I. Dutan (Bonn)
- Transparencies


Afternoon Session 2: Planck scale physics, Xtra dim and dark energy (1)
Chairperson S. Mereghetti (Milano)

15'

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UHECR from charged black holes: a new theoretical possibility?
A. Mattei (Annecy)
- Transparencies

15'

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Black holes from cosmic rays: Certainties and Uncertainties
M. Cavaglia (Mississipi)
- Transparencies

15'

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Modelling extensive air showers from TeV black holes
E.J. Ahn (Chicago)
- Transparencies

Thursday March 17th


Morning Session 1: Planck scale physics, Xtra dim and dark energy (2)
Chairperson E. Parizot (Orsay)

20'

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Dark Energy at Future Colliders: Testing the true Nature of Dark Energy in Black Hole Evaporations at Colliders
J. Jaeckel (Hamburg)
- Transparencies

20'

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Brane-Bulk Interactions: a toy model with coupled scalar fields
A. Mennim (Portsmouth)
- Transparencies


Morning Session 2: UHECR (2)
Chairperson E. Parizot (Orsay)

15'

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The AUGER experiment status and performances
F. Arneodo (Gran Sasso)
Transparencies

15'

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Hybrid Analysis with the Pierre Auger Observatory
D. Newton (Leeds)
Transparencies

15'

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Investigation of EAS radio signals with LOPES
R. Engel (Karlsruhe)
- Transparencies

15'

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Recent Results for small-scale anysotropies with HiRes stereo data
C. Finley (New York)
- Transparencies

15'

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Reconstruction of Extensive Air Shower from Space
P. Colin (Annecy)
- Transparencies


Afternoon Session : GRB (2)
Chairperson B. Dingus (Los Alamos)

30'

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Gamma-Ray Bursts and X-ray afterglows
L. Piro (Roma)
- Transparencies

15'

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Temporal and spectral evolution of Gamma-Ray Burst. Effects of the surrounding environment
A. Galli (Roma)
- Transparencies

15'

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Neutrino oscillation in a Gamma-Ray Burst fireball
S. Sahu (Mexico)
- Transparencies

15'

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Out of the darkness: the infrared afterglow of the INTEGRAL burst GRB040422 observed with the VLT
Ph. Filliatre (Saclay)
- Transparencies

15'

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X-shooter: a wideband spectrograph for Gamma-Ray Bursts
Ph. Filliatre (Saclay)
- Transparencies

15'

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Variability of cosmic gamma-ray bursts
A. Pozanenko (Moscow)
- Transparencies

15'

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Properties of the X-Ray Rich Gamma-Ray Bursts and X-Ray Flash
V. D' Alessio (Roma)
- Transparencies

Friday March 18th


Morning Session : Gamma-ray Astronomy (2)
Chairperson D. Kazanas (Greenbelt)

15'

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Observations of the Crab Nebula with the MAGIC telescope
M. Lopez Moya (Madrid)
- Transparencies

15'

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Recent results from the Milagro TeV gamma-ray observatory
P. Saz Parkinson (Santa Cruz)
- Transparencies

15'

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H.E.S.S. Phase 2 - Project Status & Physics Motivations
M. Tluczykont (Palaiseau)
- Transparencies

15'

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MAGIC-II
A. Moralejo (Padova)
- Transparencies

15'

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Detection and measurement of gamma rays with the AMS02 detector
L. Girard (Lyon)
- Transparencies

15'

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Hard X-ray and Gamma-ray Emission Induced by Ultra-High Energy Protons in Cluster Accretion Shocks
S. Inoue (Heidelberg)
- Transparencies

15'

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Study of properties of Synchrotron-Inverse Compton models of TeV sources located in environments dominated by strong radiation fields
D. Khangulyan (Heidelberg)
- Transparencies

15'

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Gamma-ray signatures of Ultra High Energy Cosmic Ray sources
S. Gabici (Heidelberg)
- Transparencies

15'

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Runaway Electromagnetic Cascade in Relativistic Shocks and Shear Flows as a Possible Mechanism of the BL Lac High Energy Radiation
B. Stern (Moscow)


Afternoon Session : Dark Matter
Chairperson L. Celnikier (Meudon)

25'

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Direct Dark Matter Searches
V. Sanglard (Lyon)
- Transparencies

15'

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Prospects for Dark Matter Searches with the MAGIC Telescope
J. Flix Molina (Barcelona)
- Transparencies

15'

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Have atmospheric Cerenkov telescopes observed dark matter?
F. Ferrer (Case Western)
- Transparencies

15'

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Effective Dark Matter and Indirect Searches in Gamma-Ray Astronomy
J. Lavalle (Montpellier)
- Transparencies

15'

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Indirect Signatures of Supersymmetric Dark Matter in Gamma Ray and Neutrino Detectors
D. Elsaesser (Wuerzburg)
- Transparencies

15'

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The Maximal Neutrino Flux from Dark Matter Annihilation in the Galactic Center
J. Orloff (Clermont Ferrand)
- Transparencies

15'

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Dark-Matter Electric and Magnetic Dipole Moments
M. Doran (Heidelberg)
- Transparencies

15'

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MIMAC-He3, a project for a MicroTPC MAtrix of Chambers of Helium 3 for axial direct detection of non-baryonic dark matter
E. Moulin (Grenoble)
- Transparencies

15'

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Direct detection of cold flows of dark matter
F.-S. Ling (Brussels)
- Transparencies

Saturday March 19th


Closing session: Summary Talk
Chairperson J. Dumarchez (Paris)

80'

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Summary talks
R. Engel (Karlsruhe) - Transparencies
M. Pohl (Ames) - Transparencies -


Jacques Dumarchez
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