The presentation time is 40+5 min. for each overview (o), 25+5 min. for each invited review (r), 20+5 min. for each solicited talk (s), 12+3 min. for each contributed talk (c), and 1 min. for poster flash presentation.
Abstract Book is here: (html) (pdf).
Day 1: Monday, 21 October 2019 (9:30-18:30)
- 09:30-09:35 Opening Remarks
Session 1: Reviews
- 09:35-10:20 (o) Katsuji Koyama, "The Origin of the Galactic Center X-ray Emission"
10:20-11:05 (o) Mark Krumholz, "Star Formation and Gas Dynamics of the Central Molecular Zone"
11:05-11:25 Coffee Break
11:25-12:10 (o) Nanase Harada, "The chemistry in the Galactic Center"
12:10-14:00 Lunch Break
Session 2: Properties and Dynamics in the Central Molecular Zone
- 14:00-14:30 (r) Kazushi Sakamoto, "Central Molecular Zones in Galaxies"
14:30-15:00 (r) Cornelia Lang, "The Role of the Magnetic Field in the CMZ: Recent Observational Results"
15:00-15:15 (c) Thomas R. Geballe, "The Motion and Distribution of Warm Low-density Gas in the Central Molecular Zone
as Revealed by the Spectrum of H3+"
15:15-15:30 (c) Mattia Sormani, "The geometry of the gas surrounding the Central Molecular Zone: on the origin of localised
molecular clouds with extreme velocity dispersions"
15:30-15:45 (c) Juergen Ott, "A SWAG view of Large and Small Scale Properties of Molecular Gas in the CMZ"
15:45-16:00 (c) Dylan Pare, "A Radio Polarimetric Study of the Galactic Center Radio Arc: Characterizing Rotation Measure
and Magnetic Field Distributions"
16:00-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-16:35 (c) Maya Petkova, "Gas flows in galactic centre environments: cloud evolution and star formation in the CMZ"
16:35-16:50 (c) Katharina Immer, "How maser observations unravel the gas motions in the Galactic Center"
16:50-17:05 (c) Shiho Tsujimoto, "Detection of Another Molecular Bubble in the Galactic Center
17:05-18:30 Poster Flash Presentation ( - ) + Viewing
Day 2: Tuesday, 22 October 2019 (9:30-18:30)
Session 3: Evolution of the Galactic Nucleus
- 09:30-10:00 (r) Roman Krivonos, "Observations of the neutron star and black hole binary population in the Galactic Center"
10:00-10:25 (s) Shunya Takekawa, "Intermediate-mass black hole candidates in the Galactic center"
10:25-10:40 (c) Masato Tsuboi, "Ionized Gas Ring Rotating around the Galactic Center IMBH, IRS13E3"
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:15 (c) Manuel Arca Sedda, "Intermediate-mass ratio inspirals in galactic nuclei"
11:15-11:30 (c) Naoteru Gouda, "Galactic Center Archeology through the exploration of the nuclear bulge
by Small-JASMINE (infrared space astrometry mission)"
11:30-11:45 (c) Nadeen B. Sabha, "Extreme young star clusters with MAORY+MICADO at the ELT: the Arches cluster"
Session 4: Accretion and Feedback in the Galactic Center
- 11:45-12:15 (r) Gunther Witzel, "The variability of Sagittarius A* in the NIR and the X-rays"
12:15-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:25 (s) Pei-Ying Hsieh, "Dynamics of streamers towards the circumnuclear disk - on-going mass accretion"
14:25-14:55 (r) Lia Corrales, "Interpreting Low-Luminosity Accretion Flow from the Extended Quiescent Emission of Sgr A*"
14:55-15:10 (c) Sebastiano von Fellenberg, "A detection of Sgr A* in the far infrared"
15:10-15:25 (c) Farhad Yusef-Zadeh, "Interacting Cosmic-ray Particles in the Galactic Center: Blowing in the Wind"
15:25-15:40 (c) Geoffrey Bower, "ALMA Polarimetry and Broadband Spectroscopy of Sgr A*: Probing the Accretion Flow from
the Event Horizon to the Bondi Radius"
15:40-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:15 (c) Hope Boyce, "Flaring in the Heart of the Milky Way: X-ray and Infrared Variability of Sgr A*"
16:15-16:30 (c) Anna Ciurlo, "Abundant G-objects detected at the center of the Galaxy"
- 16:30-18:30 Poster Flash Presentation ( - ) + Viewing
Day 3: Wednesday, 23 October 2019 (9:30-18:10)
Session 5: Testing General Relativity with Sgr A*
- 09:30-10:00 (r) Michael Johnson, "Imaging Sgr A* with the Event Horizon Telescope: Status and Prospects"
10:00-10:25 (s) Sara Issaoun, "The Size, Shape, and Scattering of Sagittarius A*"
10:25-10:55 (r) Feryal Ozel, "Black Hole Physics with the Event Horizon Telescope"
10:55-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-11:30 (c) Maciek Wielgus, "Analyzing time variability of Sgr A* in the Event Horizon Telescope data"
11:30-11:45 (c) Yosuke Mizuno, "Testing Theories of Gravity via Black Hole Shadows in Sgr A*"
11:45-12:00 (c) Alejandra Jimenez-Rosales, "Polarisation signatures on event horizon scales of accreting black holes"
12:00-12:05 Group Photo
12:05-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:30 (r) Frank Eisenhauer, "General Relativistic Effects Around the Galactic Center Black Hole"
14:30-14:55 (s) Tuan Do, "Tests of Gravity with Stellar Orbits at the Galactic Center"
14:55-15:10 (c) Michi Bauboeck, "Modeling the Orbital Motion of Infrared Flares"
Session 6: Star Formation in the Galactic Center
- 15:10-15:40 (r) Steven Longmore, "Star Formation in the Galactic Centre"
15:40-15:55 (c) Rei Enokiya, "Evidence for the major cloud-cloud collisions in the Central Molecular Zone"
15:55-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-16:45 (r) Shu-ichiro Inutsuka, "Star Formation in the Galactic Center and Disk"
16:45-17:00 (c) Pablo Garcia, "Understanding Massive Star Formation Processes in Harsh and High Metallicity Environments,
The Interaction between the Arches Cluster and the Arched-Filaments in the Galactic Centre"
17:00-17:15 (c) Francisco Nogueras-Lara, "The extraordinarily variable star formation history of the nuclear disc of the Milky Way"
17:15-17:30 (c) Andreas Schwoerer, "Converging filaments in the high-mass cluster forming region Sgr B2(N)"
17:30-17:45 (c) Daniel Callanan, "THE CENTRE OF M83 AND THE CMZ: TWINS AT HEART?"
17:45-18:00 (c) Daniel Walker, "Unveiling the hidden star formation in the Galactic Centre dust ridge with ALMA"
18:00-18:15 (c) Ashley Barnes, "Young massive cluster formation in the Galactic Centre"
- 19:30-21:30 Conference Dinner (Yokohama Monolith)
Day 4: Thursday, 24 October 2019 (9:30-18:30)
Session 7: The Galactic Center Stellar Population
- 09:30-10:00 (r) Rainer Schoedel, "The nuclear stellar disc and cluster of the Milky Way"
10:00-10:25 (s) Sebastiano von Fellenberg (substitute for Maryam Habibi), "Stellar populations in the heart of our Galaxy"
10:25-10:40 (c) Lorant Sjouwerman, "A Masing BAaDE's window"
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:15 (c) Banafsheh Shahzamanian, "First results from a large-scale proper motion study of the Galactic Centre"
11:15-11:30 (c) Ekaterina Kuznetsova, "The X-ray background emission of the Galactic center and bulge with NuSTAR"
11:30-11:45 (c) Sera Markoff, "The Galactic Centre compact object population as a probe for alternate source of Galactic cosmic rays"
11:45-12:00 (c) Mathias Schultheis, "Evidence of a chemical difference between the Galactic Center and the surrounding inner bulge stellar
12:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:15 (c) Shogo Nishiyama, "Metallicity of late-type stars very close to the Galactic supermassive black hole"
Session 8: High Energy Process, Dark Matter in the Galactic Center
- 14:15-14:45 (r) Shunsaku Horiuchi, "Particle Astrophysics of the Galactic Center"
14:45-15:15 (r) Kumiko Nobukawa, "Measurement of Low-Energy Cosmic rays"
15:15-15:40 (s) Shinya Nakashima, "Recent progress in X-ray observations of outflows from the Galactic Center"
15:40-15:55 (c) Takeshi Oka, "High cosmic ray flux in the Galactic center probed by the H3+ spectrum"
15:55-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-16:30 (c) Lars Bergstrom, "Dark Matter at the Galactic Center - dead or alive?"
16:30-16:45 (c) Hideki Uchiyama, "Discovery of a Recombining Plasma in Sagittarius A East and its Relation to the Past Activity of
16:45-17:00 (c) Yang Ruizhi, "Galactic center, Fermi bubble and Beyond"
17:00-17:15 (c) Haoning He, "Neutrinos From The Galactic Center Hosting A Hypernova Remnant"
17:15-17:30 Coffee Break
- 17:30-18:15 Panel Discussion
- 18:15-18:30 Closing Remarks