Scientific Program

A DECADE OF AGILE: RESULTS, CHALLENGES AND
PROSPECTS OF GAMMA-RAY ASTROPHYSICS

Monday, December 11
Accademia dei Lincei, Palazzina dell'Auditorium
14:00 - 14:40  
Welcome of Accademia dei Lincei M. Brunori  
Dedication to “Nanni” Bignami M. Tavani PDF Movie  
Welcome of INAF N. D'Amico  
Welcome of INFN F. Ferroni  
ASI Contribution to AGILE R. Battiston PDF  
The Beginnings of AGILE G. Setti  
Session 1 - Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Today
14:40 - 15:10 Gamma-Ray Astrophysics: Roots, Growth, and Success G. Kanbach PDF  
15:10 - 15:25 AGILE Development and Silicon Detectors G. Barbiellini PDF  
15:25 - 15:40 AGILE Scientific Brief Overview M. Tavani PDF  
15:40 - 16:10 Fermi Overview J. McEnery PDF  
16:10 - 16:20 Cosmic Canticle P. Boitani  
16:20 - 16:40 Coffee Break
Session 2 - Astrophysics of Gravitational Wave Sources
16:40 - 17:00 Gravitational Wave Observations in the First and Second Scientific Runs of the Advanced LIGO/Virgo Detectors F. Ricci PDF  
17:00 - 17:20 Fermi-GBM and the Era of Gravitational-Wave Astronomy A. Goldstein PDF
17:20 - 17:40 INTEGRAL Search for GW Counterpart: the GW170817 Case P. Ubertini PDF
17:40 - 18:00 GW Counterpart Searches with AGILE F. Verrecchia PDF
18:00 - 18:20 Discovery of a Kilonova and Prospects on Future Hunts E. Cappellaro PDF
18:20 - 18:40 Binary Neutron Stars and Production of Heavy Elements F. Matteucci PDF
18:40 - 19:00 The Gravitational Universe from Ground to Space M. Colpi PDF
Tuesday, December 12
Accademia dei Lincei, Palazzina dell'Auditorium
Session 3 - Gamma-Ray Pulsars and their Winds
09:00 - 09:20 Gamma-Ray Observations of Pulsars D.A. Smith PDF
09:20 - 09:50 Gamma-Ray Pulsars: What Have We Learned from Ab-Initio Kinetic Simulations? B. Cerutti PDF
09:50 - 10:10 Pulsar Wind Nebulae in the Light of 3D MHD Simulations L. Del Zanna PDF
Session 4 - The Mistery of Gamma-Ray Flares from the Crab Nebula
10:10 - 10:40 The Crab Nebula and its Mysteries M.C. Weisskopf PDF
10:40 - 11:00 Crab Flares - Explosive Reconnections Events in the Nebula M. Lyutikov PDF
11:00 - 11:20 Coffee Break
11:20 - 11:40 Crab Flares with AGILE Observations and MHD Simulations A. Mignone PDF
11:40 - 12:00 Magnetic Reconnection and Electron Acceleration in Tokamaks as a Model for Astrophysical Flares P. Buratti PDF
Session 5 - Gamma-Ray Emission from Galactic Binary Systems
12:00 - 12:30 Gamma-Ray Binaries J.M. Paredes PDF
12:30 - 12:50 Gamma Rays from Colliding Winds in Massive Binaries: Status and Prospects G. Romero PDF
12:50 - 13:10 AGILE Binaries G. Piano PDF
13:10 - 14:10 Lunch
14:10 - 14:30 LMC P3 and the Continuing Hunt for Gamma-Ray Binaries R. Corbet PDF
14:30 - 14:50 High-Speed Ejecta from the Gamma-Ray Binary LS 2883/PSR B1259-63 G. Pavlov PDF
Session 6 - Black Holes in Blazars, Relativistic Jets and Particle Acceleration in FSRQs and BL Lacs
14:50 - 15:10 Blazars and the Opening of the Multi-Messenger Era P. Giommi PDF
15:10 - 15:30 AGILE and Blazars: the Unexpected, the Unprecedented, and the Uncut S. Vercellone PDF
15:30 - 15:50 Short-Timescale Variability of Gamma-Ray Blazars Detected by Fermi S. Buson PDF
15:50 - 16:10 Jets, Disks and Black Hole in Blazars G. Ghisellini PDF
16:10 - 16:30 Relativistic Particle Acceleration in Jets A. Ferrari PDF
16:30 - 16:50 Coffee Break
16:50 - 17:10 A Binary Model for the BL Lac PG 1553+113 P. Munar-Adrover PDF
17:10 - 17:30 Gamma-Ray and Optical Quasiperiodicities of BL Lac Objects: Constraints for a Supermassive Binary Black Holes (SBBH) Scenario A. Treves PDF
17:30 - 17:50 Imaging Relativistic Jets from the Event Horizon out to the Megaparsec Scales F. D'Ammando PDF
17:50 - 18:10 Gamma-Ray Neutrino Connection in Blazars F. Lucarelli PDF
Wednesday, December 13
ASI Headquarters, Auditorium
Session 7 - Diffuse Gamma-Ray Emission and Cosmic Rays
09:30 - 09:50 Cosmic Ray Production in Supernovae A. Bykov PDF
09:50 - 10:10 Diffuse Gamma-Ray Background, Giant Molecular Clouds and the Sources of Galactic Cosmic Rays R. Yang PDF
10:10 - 10:30 The Gamma-Ray View on Galactic Gas and Dust I. Grenier PDF
10:30 - 10:50 Interacting SNRs in gamma rays A. Giuliani PDF
10:50 - 11:10 Cosmic Rays from Space P. Picozza PDF
11:10 - 11:30 Coffee Break
Session 8 - Gamma-Ray Bursts
11:30 - 11:50 A Short History of GRBs and Prospects F. Frontera PDF
11:50 - 12:10 Swift and the Multiwavelength View of GRB Afterglows: a Panchromatic View of GRBs G. Tagliaferri PDF
12:10 - 12:30 GRB at High Energy. What Has Changed in these 10 Years? The View from AGILE F. Longo PDF
12:30 - 12:50 GRBs Detected by Fermi E. Bissaldi PDF
12:50 - 13:10 The Binary Driven Hypernova Model for Long GRBs R. Ruffini PDF
13:10 - 14:10 Lunch
Session 9 - Terrestrial Gamma-Ray Flashes, Lightning and Meteorology
14:10 - 14:30 Terrestrial Gamma-Ray Flashes and Thunderstorms S. Dietrich PDF
14:30 - 14:50 Terrestrial Gamma-Ray Flashes Detected by AGILE F. Fuschino PDF
14:50 - 15:10 High Energy Physics in Atmosphere and Lightning Initiation A. Chilingarian PDF
Session 10 - Future Missions/Experiments/Telescopes and their Interplay
15:10 - 15:40 The Legacy of AGILE A. Argan, A. Bulgarelli, C. Pittori, I. Donnarumma PDF
15:40 - 16:00 e-ASTROGAM I. Grenier PDF
16:00 - 16:20 AMEGO J. McEnery PDF
16:20 - 16:40 Coffee Break
16:40 - 17:00 LISA Pathfinder, LISA and the Gravitational Astronomy from the Dawn of the Universe W. J. Weber PDF
17:00 - 17:20 From the Etna Volcano to the Chilean Andes: ASTRI End-to-End Telescopes for the Cherenkov Telescope Array G. Pareschi PDF
17:20 - 17:40 The Cherenkov Telescope Array and the Future of Gamma-Ray Astronomy P. Caraveo PDF
17:40 - 18:00 Ideas for a Southern Large FoV TeV Experiment R. Santonico PDF
18:00 - 18:20 Future Experiments of X-Ray Polarimetry P. Soffitta PDF
18:20 - 18:30 Concluding Remarks M. Tavani
Poster Session
M. Cardillo Gamma-Ray Astronomy as a Milestone in the Cosmic Ray Origin Issue PDF
A. Leonov GAMMA-400: Extension to Study Low-Energy Gamma Rays (20-100 MeV) PDF
M. Pilia & A. Trois A Multi-Wavelength Pipeline for Pulsar Searches PDF
C. Pittori Easy On-Line Gamma-Ray Analysis: Legacy Archive and the Prototypal AGILE-LV3 Web Tool PDF
G. Principe The First Catalog of Fermi-LAT sources below 100 MeV PDF
S. Suchkov GAMMA-400 Gamma-Ray Telescope Construction Features PDF
A. Tiberia Gamma-Ray Storms PDF
N. Topchiev Gamma-Ray Astronomy in Russia: from Anna-3 to GAMMA-400 PDF
A. Ursi AGILE and Terrestrial Gamma-Ray Flashes: an Update PDF
A. Ursi Detection of Gamma-Ray Bursts with the AGILE MCAL PDF
V. Vitale Measurement of the Low-Energy Charged Particle Background with HEPD PDF
V. Vittorini Very Fast Variability in FSRQs: Mirror Effects in the Jet PDF
Program