Date sent: 16 January 2018, 11:03

From: Volker Beckmann (beckmann@apc.in2p3.fr)

Subject: IAU Focus Meeting on “Radio Galaxies: Resolving the AGN Phenomenon” at the IAU General Assembly 2018

IAU Focus Meeting on “Radio Galaxies: Resolving the AGN Phenomenon” at the IAU General Assembly 2018

http://astronomy2018.univie.ac.at/focusmeetings/fm3/
http://www2.astro.puc.cl/iau2018_radiogalaxies/

The focus meeting will be held on August 22-23, 2018 during the XXXth General Assembly of the IAU in Vienna, Austria.

Radio galaxies provide us with natural laboratories for a wide range of (astro)physical processes. As they are the parent population of the whole class of beamed active galactic nuclei (AGN), understanding radio galaxies is vital for deriving a complete picture of accretion and emission throughout the Universe. Radio galaxies show us the most important aspects of AGN: the central engine with potential obscuration, the accretion process with its characteristic features, relativistic emission in the form of jets with knots and shocks, and radio lobes with occasional hot spots and visible interaction with the surrounding medium. This meeting will bring together multi wavelength observers and theorists to synthesize progress made in recent years and define future directions.

Confirmed invited speakers: Shep Doeleman, Andy Fabian, Elaine Sadler, Lukasz Stawarz, and Alexander Tchekhovskoy Rapporteur: Annalisa Celotti

Scientific Organising Committee:
Loredana Bassani, Volker Beckmann (chair), Markus Böttcher, Chris Done, Melanie Johnston-Hollitt, Anne Lähteenmäki, Raffaella Morganti, Rodrigo Nemmen, Paolo Padovani, Claudio Ricci (co-chair), Yoshihiro Ueda, Sylvain Veilleux, Diana Worrall (co-chair).

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Registration and all other administrative steps are organised through the General Assembly website: http://astronomy2018.univie.ac.at

Important dates:

  • January 31: Early-bird registration deadline. Register here: http://astronomy2018.univie.ac.at/registration/
  • February 28: Deadline for regular abstract submission for oral and poster contributions; deadline for IAU grant submission
  • May 1: Announcement final program
  • May 31: Deadline for poster-only submissions
  • June 30: Deadline for regular registration
  • August 20-31: IAU general assembly
  • August 22-23: IAU focus meeting #3 on radio galaxies

 


Volker Beckmann
Scientific Director for Computing and Data Science
Institut National de Physique Nucléaire et de Physique des Particules (IN2P3)
CNRS, 3 rue Michel-Ange, 75016 Paris

Phone: +33 144 96 47 38; fax: +33 144 96 53 40; mobile: +33 614 126 917
http://www.apc.univ-paris7.fr/~beckmann/


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