Scientific Program

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 TBD  
Dedication to the Memory of “Nanni” Bignami M. Tavani  
Welcome of INAF N. D'Amico  
Welcome of INFN F. Ferroni  
ASI Contribution to AGILE R. Battiston  
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  
15:10 - 15:25 AGILE Development and Silicon Detectors G. Barbiellini  
15:25 - 15:40 AGILE Scientific Brief Overview M. Tavani  
15:40 - 16:10 Fermi Overview J. McEnery  
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  
17:00 - 17:20 Fermi-GBM and the Era of Gravitational-Wave Astronomy A. Goldstein
17:20 - 17:40 INTEGRAL Search for GW Counterpart: the GW170817 Case P. Ubertini
17:40 - 18:00 GW Counterpart Searches with AGILE F. Verrecchia
18:00 - 18:20 Optical Follow-up of GW170817 and other GWs E. Cappellaro
18:20 - 18:40 Binary Neutron Stars and Production of Heavy Elements F. Matteucci
18:40 - 19:00 The Gravitational Universe from Ground to Space M. Colpi
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
09:20 - 09:50 Gamma-Ray Pulsars: What Have We Learned from Ab-Initio Kinetic Simulations? B. Cerutti
09:50 - 10:10 Pulsar Wind Nebulae in the Light of 3D MHD Simulations E. Amato
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
10:40 - 11:00 Crab Flares - Explosive Reconnections Events in the Nebula M. Lyutikov
11:00 - 11:20 Coffee Break
11:20 - 11:40 Crab Flares with AGILE Observations and MHD Simulations A. Mignone
11:40 - 12:00 Magnetic Reconnection and Electron Acceleration in Tokamaks as a Model for Astrophysical Flares P. Buratti
Session 5 - Gamma-Ray Emission from Galactic Binary Systems
12:00 - 12:30 Gamma-Ray Binaries J.M. Paredes
12:30 - 12:50 Gamma Rays from Colliding Winds in Massive Binaries: Status and Prospects G. Romero
12:50 - 13:10 AGILE Binaries G. Piano
13:10 - 14:10 Lunch
14:10 - 14:30 LMC P3 and the Continuing Hunt for Gamma-Ray Binaries R. Corbet
14:30 - 14:50 High-Speed Ejecta from the Gamma-Ray Binary LS 2883/PSR B1259-63 G. Pavlov
Session 6 - Black Holes in Blazars, Relativistic Jets and Particle Acceleration in FSRQs and BL Lacs
14:50 - 15:10 Blazar Population P. Giommi
15:10 - 15:30 AGILE and Blazars: the Unexpected, the Unprecedented, and the Uncut S. Vercellone
15:30 - 15:50 Short-Timescale Variability of Gamma-Ray Blazars Detected by Fermi S. Buson
15:50 - 16:10 Jets, Disks and Black Hole in Blazars G. Ghisellini
16:10 - 16:30 MHD Jet Modeling A. Ferrari
16:30 - 16:50 Coffee Break
16:50 - 17:10 Ejection of Smoke Ring Structures (Jets) from Black Hole Magnetospheres B. Coppi
17:10 - 17:30 A Binary Model for the BL Lac PG 1553+113 P. Munar-Adrover
17:30 - 17:50 Gamma-Ray and Optical Quasiperiodicities of BL Lac Objects: Constraints for a Supermassive Binary Black Holes (SBBH) Scenario A. Treves
17:50 - 18:10 Imaging Relativistic Jets from the Event Horizon out to the Megaparsec Scales F. D'Ammando
18:10 - 18:30 Gamma-Ray Neutrino Connection in Blazars F. Lucarelli
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
09:50 - 10:10 Diffuse Gamma-Ray Background, Giant Molecular Clouds and the Sources of Galactic Cosmic Rays F. Aharonian
10:10 - 10:30 The Gamma-Ray View on Galactic Gas and Dust I. Grenier
10:30 - 10:50 Interacting SNRs in gamma rays A. Giuliani
10:50 - 11:10 Cosmic Rays from Space P. Picozza
11:10 - 11:30 Coffee Break
Session 8 - Gamma-Ray Bursts
11:30 - 11:50 A Short History of GRBs and Prospects F. Frontera
11:50 - 12:10 Swift and the Multiwavelength View of GRB Afterglows: a Panchromatic View of GRBs G. Tagliaferri
12:10 - 12:30 GRB at High Energy. What Has Changed in these 10 Years? The View from AGILE F. Longo
12:30 - 12:50 GRBs Detected by Fermi E. Bissaldi
12:50 - 13:10 The Binary Driven Hypernova Model for Long GRBs R. Ruffini
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
14:30 - 14:50 Terrestrial Gamma-Ray Flashes Detected by AGILE F. Fuschino
14:50 - 15:10 High Energy Physics in Atmosphere and Lightning Initiation A. Chilingarian
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
15:40 - 16:00 e-ASTROGAM TBD
16:00 - 16:20 AMEGO TBD
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
17:00 - 17:20 From the Etna Volcano to the Chilean Andes: ASTRI End-to-End Telescopes for the Cherenkov Telescope Array G. Pareschi
17:20 - 17:40 The Cherenkov Telescope Array and the Future of Gamma-Ray Astronomy P. Caraveo
17:40 - 18:00 Ideas for a Southern Large FoV TeV Experiment R. Santonico
18:00 - 18:20 Future Experiments of X-Ray Polarimetry E. Costa
18:20 - 18:30 Concluding Remarks M. Tavani