Program

 

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Sunday, 7th 

20:00               Early registration and welcome cocktail at Cuarto Real de Santo Domingo.

 

Monday, 8th 

08:00  Registration opens
09:00 - 09:30  Opening

Stellar Evolution  Session 1

09:30 - 10:00   "Studies of stellar evolution using masers", A. Bartkiewicz (Review)
10:00 - 10:15  "Revealing magnetic fields towards massive protostars: a multi-wavelength approach using masers and dust", D. Dall'Olio
10:15 - 10:30  "Magnetic field measurements around massive young stellar objects with the EVN", G. Surcis
10:30 - 10:45  "KaVA Large Proposal for High-Mass Star-Formation Studies with Multiple Masers", T. Hirota
10:45 - 11:00  "High-mass star formation expored with maser VLBI & thermal (ALMA, JVLA) observations", L. Moscadeli
11:00 - 11:30  Coffee break

AGN  Session 1

11:30 - 12:00  "The sharpest view of blazar jets through space and mm-VLBI observations", J.L. Gómez (Review)
12:00 - 12:15  "Does Cygnus A harbor a binary black hole?", U. Bach
12:15 - 12:30  "Moving cores in MOJAVE sample", M. Lisakov
12:30 - 12:45  "RadioAstron survey completed: AGN cores at unprecedented angular resolution", Y. Kovalev 
12:45 - 13:00  "Zooming in the jet formation site in AGN with RadioAstron", T. Savolainen
13:00 - 13:15  "Radioastron observations of the jet launch region in 3C84", G. Giovannini
13:15 - 13:30  "Innermost region of the blazar S5 0716714 from RadioAstron polarimetric observations at 22 GHz", E. Kravchenko
13:30 - 15:00  Lunch break

Fast Transients, Neutron Stars & Pulsars

15:00 - 15:30  "The localization of a repeating Fast Radio Burst", B. Marcote (Review)
15:30 - 15:45  "Recent VLBI Results on SN 1986J and the Possibility of FRBs Originating from Inside the Expanding Ejecta of Supernovae", M. Bietenholz
15:45 - 16:00  "Unravelling pulsar scattering through VLBI", D. Simard
16:00 - 16:15  "Observing pulsars with ALMA: an unprecedented opportunity to explore the millimetre wavelength regime of pulsar emission", P. Torné
16:15 - 16:30   "Imaging pulsar echoes at low frequencies", O. Wucknitz
16:30 - 16:45  "Pulsar scintillometry on the Vela pulsar with the LBA", F. Kirsten
16:45 - 17:00  "The Large European Array for Pulsars: Experimental setup, now and future", K. Liu
17:00 - 17:30  Coffee break
17:30 - 18:30  EVN Users Meeting, A. Polatidis

Social Activities

19:30  EVN Symposium Football match at Complejo Deportivo Núñez Blanca.

 

Tuesday, 9th

Starbursts, Low Luminosity AGN and Surveys

09:00 - 09:30  "Continuum Observations of Starburst Galaxies", J. Conway (Review)
09:30 - 09:45  "Star-formation and accretion in the local Universe - LeMMING's an e-MERLIN survey", R. Beswick
09:45 - 10:00  "EVN imaging of the obscured nuclei of the LIRGI galaxies", N. Ramírez-Olivencia
10:00 - 10:15  "Searching for intermediate-mass black holes in NGC3310", M. Argo
10:15 - 10:30  "Studying galaxy evolution through cosmic time via the μJy radio population: early results from eMERGE DR1", T. Muxlow (on behalf of A. Thomson)
10:30 - 10:45  "Extragalactic wide-field surveys using the European VLBI Network", P. Barthel (on behalf of J. Radclife)
10:45 - 11:00  "SETI searches with the EVN", M. Garrett
11:00 - 11:30  Coffee break
 

AGN Session 2 (Parallel)

Stellar Evolution Session 2 (Parallel)

11:30 - 11:45  "Extreme physics at extreme baselines", A. Lobanov  "Multiepoch observation of periodic methanol maser in G107.2985.63", M. Olech
11:45 - 12:00  "Polarimetric millimeter VLBI observations of 3C 84", J.-Y. Kim  "Parallaxes and proper motions of star-forming regions in the Sagittarius spiral arm", K. Rygl
12:00 - 12:15  "Tracing AGN feedback in powerful radio galaxies with VLBI", R. Schulz  "A study of the physical environments of evolved stars from the SiO and H2O masers", Y. Yun
12:15 - 12:30  "VLBI and the faint radio AGN population", N. Herrera-Ruiz  "NGC6334I - Tracing the Gas Motion During A Contemporaneous Maser Flare Event", J. Chibueze
12:30 - 12:45  "Three little radio galaxies in the early Universe", K. Gabanyi  "Measuring Magnetic Fields from Water Masers in the Synchrotron Protostellar Jet in W3(H2O)", C. Goddi
12:45 - 13:00  "Multi-frequency studies of the jet in the high-redshift quasar S5 0836+710", L. Vega-García.   "COBRaS: The e-MERLIN 21cm Legacy Survey of Cygnus OB2", D. Fenech
13:00 - 13:15  "Insights into galaxy evolution with strong gravitational lensing", H. Stacey  "Investigating Black hole formation using VLBI", P. Atri  
13:15 - 13:30  "Gravitational lensing at milliarcsecond resolution with global VLBI observations", C. Spingola.     
13:45 - 15:00  Lunch break

Multi-Messenger and Multi-Wavelength

15:00 - 15:30  "Multi messenger astronomy", M. Branchesi (Review)
15:30 - 15:45  "The Synergy between VLBI and Gaia astrometry", H. van Langevelde
15:45 - 16:00  "The radio view of Gravitational waves counterparts: GW/GRB170817", G. Ghirlanda
16:00 - 16:15  "A dust-enshrouded tidal disruption event with a resolved radio jet in a galaxy merger", M. Perez-Torres (on behalf of S. Mattila)
16:15 - 16:45  "Synergies between VLBI and high-resolution IR/optical interferometry", J. C. Guirado (Review)
16:45 - 17:15  "Synergies between CTA and VLBI", M. Orienti (Review)
17:15 - 17:45  Coffee break
17:45 - 18:30  EVN Vision Discussion, T. Venturi

Social Activities

21:00 - 23:30 Night visit to the Alhambra Nazari Palaces.

 

Wednesday, 10th

09:00 - 09:30 "Precise Astrometry today and tomorrow, with Next-generation Observatories", M. Rioja (Review, Plenary)
 

Astrometry (Parallel)

AGN Session 3 (Parallel)

09:30 - 09:45  "Where are you, Scutum? Tracking down a spiral arm with maser astrometry", K. Immer  "Evolution of AGN jets from multi-epoch core-shift studies", A. Plavin
09:45 - 10:00  "Sensing the astrophysical influence within VLBI astrometric measurements of extragalactic radio-sources", C. Gattano  "Exploring the non-linear motion of the parsec-scale jet of FSRQ 1633382", H. Ro
10:00 - 10:15  "Einstein Equivalence Principle test with RadioAstron: preliminary results", D. Litvinov  "Gamma-ray emission in radio galaxies under the VLBI scope", R. Angioni
10:15 - 10:30  "Tying multiple Radio Wavelength Celestial Frames to the Gaia Optical Frame", C, Jacobs  "Resolving the Radio-Loudest Quasar known to date at z~6", E. Momjian
10:30 - 10:45  "Progress update of the VGOS radio telescope at Metsähovi Gedodetic Research Station", G. Molera Calvés  "Asymmetric jet production in NGC1052", A.-K. Baczko
10:45 - 11:00  "VLBI and Doppler tracking of spacecraft for planetary atmospheric studies", T. Bocanegra  "Substantial winds from the accreting supermassive black hole in M87 revealed by Faraday rotation observations", J. Park 
11:00 - 11:30  Coffee break
 

Stellar Evolution Session 3 (Parallel)

AGN Session 4 (Parallel)

11:30 - 11:45  "Jets from massive protostars: clues on their role in the formation process from masers and high resolution radio / NIR imaging", F. Bacciotti  "What the iMOGABA tells us about Gamma-ray bright AGNs", S.S. Lee
11:45 - 12:00  "Detailed SiO proper motion analysis: slow net expansion and a small correlation with the magnetic field", A. Richards  "Toroidal magnetic fields and associated currents in AGN jets on kiloparsec scales", S. Knuettel
12:00 - 12:15  "Studies of galactic masers in RadioAstron space VLBI mission", A. Sovolev  "Double nuclear structure discovered in 3C84", J. Oh
12:15 - 12:30  "Short-lived episodic outflow in a water fountain star", R. Burns (on behalf of G. Orosz)  "Radio structures in radio-quiet quasars with extremely powerful X-ray outflows", J. Yang
12:30 - 12:45  "3D Models of Maser Flares", M. Gray  "Global Millimeter VLBI Array Survey of Ultracompact Extragalactic Radio Sources at 86 GHz", D.G. Nair
12:45 - 13:00  "Resolving discrepancy in the pPN OH231", J.-F. Desmurs   "Parameter study of a semi-analytical relativistic MHD jet model in comparison with recent VLBI observations", C. Ceccobello
13:00 - 13:15  "Multi-epoch VLBI of a double maser super-burst", R. Burns "Use of VLBI/Gaia position offsets for AGN physics", L. Petrov
13:15 - 13:30  "Radio emission in ultracool dwarfs: the nearby triple system VHS 1256 − 1257", J. Climent  "Expanding VLBI in East Asia and AGN science", K. Hada
13:30 - 15:00   Lunch break

Social Activities

13:30  Visit to IRAM 30m Telescope. for the 50 participants who registered. A lunch bag will be provided to have lunch at the mountain.
18:30  Public talk: "Agujeros negros: los límites del espacio y el tiempo", E. Ros (at the concerence venue)
20:30  Conference dinner at Palacio de Santa Paula.

 

Thursday, 11th

EHT and new VLBI Developments

09:00 - 09:30  "Imaging Black Holes", H. Falcke (Review)
09:30 - 09:45  "Probabilistic fringe-fitting and source model comparison", I. Natarajan
09:45 - 10:00  "CASA on the fringe", I. van Bemmel
10:00 - 10:15  "", W. Alef
10:15 - 10:30  "A development of compact triple band receiver for millimeter-wave radio astronomy", S.-T. Han
10:30 - 10:45  "VLBI Network SIMulator: An Integrated Simulation Tool for Radio Astronomers", Z. Zhao
10:45 - 11:00  "Comparing remote atomic clocks via VLBI networks and fiber optic links: the LIFT/MetGeSp perspective", R. Ricci
11:00 - 11:30  Coffee break

High Sensitivity VLBI with SKA and other VLBI Arrays

11:30 - 12:00  "The science impact of high sensitivity VLBI with SKA", C. García-Miró (Review)
12:00 - 12:15  "SKA-VLBI Key Science Programmes", Z. Paragi
12:15 - 12:30  "Investigations on MultiView VLBI for SKA", R. Dodson
12:30 - 12:45  "Activities of VERA and East Asian VLBI network", H. Kobayashi
12:45 - 13:00  "Status of the Very Long Baseline Array", W. Brisken
13:00 - 13:30  EVN Symposium 2018 Summary, T. Venturi and H. J. van Langevelde
13:30 - 15:00  Lunch
15:30 - 18:30  CASA-VLBI tutorial organized by JIVE (registration is required through this separate form). The tutorial will take place at the main auditorium of the IAA-CSIC.