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Program

Note: Sessions marked "c" indicate contributed talks.

Monday - October 19

  • 9:00 - Hartmann - Welcome/logistics
  • 9:10 - Gehrels - Swift status/conference theme
  • 9:30 - Still - HQ perspective on Swift/ Senior Review call
  • 9:40 - Meszaros - GRB understanding in the era of Swift
  • 10:05 - Zhang - GRB theory applied to Swift
  • 10:30 - Break
  • 11:00 - Cenko - GRB followup
  • 11:25 - Berger - Short GRB observations/issues
  • 11:50 - Tanvir - GRB followup - future perspectives
  • c 12:15 - Blanchard - Long GRB progenitors
  • 12:30 - Lunch
  • 2:00 - Edelson - AGN monitoring
  • 2:25 - O'Brien - AGN studies with Swift
  • c 2:50 - Grupe - AGN with extreme X-ray variability: Long-term Monitoring with Swift
  • c 3:00 - Alexander - Radio Observations of Tidal Disruption Event ASASSN-14li
  • 3:15 - Break
  • c 3:45 - Y Li - Compative study of long & short GRBs
  • c 3:55 - Lien - The Third Swift Burst Alert Telescope Gamma-Ray Burst Catalog
  • c 4:05 - Perley - The Swift GRB Host Galaxy Legacy Survey
  • c 4:15 - Racusin - A GRB Afterglow Correlation Between Early Luminosity and Average Temporal Decay
  • c 4:25 - Kocevski - - Investigating The Nature of Late-Time GeV Emission in GRBs Through Joint Fermi/Swift Observations

Tuesday - October 20

  • 9:00 - Milne - Swift studies of SN
  • 9:25 - Margutti - Unusual SN-like transients
  • 9:50 - Soderberg - Swift studies of SN Ib/ GRB connections
  • c 10:15 - Brown - Improving on the Incredible Swift Supernova Results
  • 10:30 - Break
  • 11:00 - Cominsky - Swift EPO
  • c 11:15 - Siegel - UVOT & Hot Stars
  • c 11:25 - Hagen - Swift/UVOT Measurements of the UV Dust Extinction Curve
  • c 11:35 - Beardmore - V404 Cyg Dust Ring
  • c 11:45 - Huppenkothen - QPO in V404 Cyg
  • 12:00 - Lunch
  • 1:30 - Reynolds - Galactic Swift science/ Michigan program
  • 1:55 - Campana - TDEs & SN
  • c 2:20 - Barthelmy - GCN
  • c 2:35 - Greiner - A very luminous magnetar-powered supernova associated with an ultra-long gamma-ray burst
  • c 2:45 - Degenaar - Using Swift to probe the crusts of neutron stars
  • 3:00 - Break
  • 3:30 - Bodewits - Swift studies of solar system objects
  • c 3:55 - Romano - Swift and the SFXT outburst factory
  • c 4:05 - Godet - Unveiling intermediate mass black holes through bright transients: ESO 243-49 HLX-1
  • c 4:15 - Hoeflich - SNe Ia
  • c 4:25 - Guieriec - Towards a Unified Model for the Gamma-Ray Burst Prompt Emission

Wednesday - October 21

  • 9:00 - McEnery - Fermi
  • c 9:25 - Evans - Multimessenger astronomy with Swift, and the era of Gravitational Waves
  • c 9:40 - Kennea - The Swift Search for Electomagnetic Candidates of Gravitational Waves
  • c 9:55 - Burns - EM follow-up of Advanced LIGO Gravitational Wave Candidates using information from GBM and Swift
  • 10:05 - Tomsick - NuSTAR
  • 10:30 - Smith - TeV observatories
  • 10:55 - Kouvelioutou - Cosmic Roadmap
  • 11:20 - Gehrels - Conference wrap-up
  • 12:00 - Adjourn