Scientific Program

Program Schedule

I: Invited Speaker
O: oral contribution

Wednesday 12 August 11:00 - 17:30

11:00 Opening E. M. de Gouveia Dal Pino & A. Lazarian

11:05 - 12:30 session 1 "Observing Magnetic Fields"
11:05 K. Shibata (Japan) ”Coronal heating and solar wind acceleration and new data of Hinode Satellite” (I)
11:25 C. Heiles (USA) "Direct Measurements of Magnetic Fields in the Interstellar Medium – the Milky Way and Beyond" (I)
11:45 A.M. Magalhaes (Brazil) “Starlight Polarization: A Tool for Studying the Magnetic Field” (I)
12:05 R. Beck (Germany) “Cosmic Magnetic Field Observations with next generation instrumentation” (I)
12:25 Panel Discussion

12:30 - 14:00 lunch

14:00 - 15:30 session 2 "Dynamo and Magnetic Reconnection Processes"
14:00 A. Brandenburg, F. Del Sordo (Sweden) "Magnetic Dynamo over Different Astrophysical Scales " (I)
14:20 A. Lazarian (USA) "Fast Reconnection of Weakly Stochastic Magnetic Field: Theoretical Model and its Testing" (I)
14:40 E. Vishniac, D. Shapovalov (Canada) “Dynamo Theory” (I)
15:00 D. O. Gomez , Pablo D. Mininni , Pablo Dmitruk (Argentina) “Numerical simulations of Hall-MHD small-scale dynamos” (O)
15:15 Panel/Poster Discussion

15:30 - 16:00 break and poster session

16:00 - 17:30 session 3 "MFs in the ISM and the SF connection"
16:00 R. Crutcher (USA) "Role of magnetic fields in molecular clouds" (I)
16:20 F. Shu, S. Lizano (USA/Mexico) "The evolution of a magnetized cloud: from gravitational collapse to protoplanetary disks" (I)
16:40 E. Falgarone, P. Hily-Blant (France) "Observational Constraints on Magnetic Fields in Molecular Clouds" (I)
17:00 Panel/poster discussion

Thursday 13 August 09:00 - 12:30

09:00 - 10:30 session 4 "MFs in the ISM and the Galaxy"
09:00 E. Vazquez-Semadeni (Mexico) "Numerical models of the magnetized ISM" (I)
09:20 S. Inutsuka (Japan) "Phase Transition Dynamics of Magnetized Interstellar Medium" (I)
09:40 H. Yan (USA/China) “Magnetic Field Diagnostics with Aligned atoms” (I)
10:00 M. Haverkon (Holland) “Magnetic fields in the Galactic halo using radio spectro-polarimetry” (I)
10:20 Panel discussion

10:30 - 11:00 break and poster session

11:00 - 12:30 session 5 "MFs in Galaxies and Surroundings"
11:00 J.-L. Han (China) “Galactic magnetic fields: Large-scale structure” (O)
11:15 E.M. de Gouveia Dal Pino (Brazil) "Magnetic Fields in Galactic Halos and the SN connection" (I)
11:35 K. T. Chyzy (Poland) “Magnetic fields in dwarfs versus early-type galaxies” (O)
11:50 D. S. de Young (USA) “The Role of Turbulence in Radio AGN Feedback” (O)
12:05 Panel/poster discussion

12:30 - 14:00 lunch

Friday 14 August 09:00 - 12:30

09:00 - 10:30 session 6 "Magnetic Fields in the ICM and beyond"
09:00 T. Ensslin (Germany) "Magnetic Turbulence in Clusters of Galaxies" (I)
09:20 L. Feretti (Italy) "Cosmic Rays in Magnetized Intracluster Plasma" (I)
09:40 K. Subramanian (India) “Magnetic Fields in Primordial Plasmas” (I)
10:00 K. Dolag (Germany) “Magnetic fields in and beyond clusters of galaxies" (O)
10:15 Panel/poster discussion

10:30 - 11:00 break and poster session

11:00 - 12:30 session 7 “MHD turbulence in all scales”
11:00 D. Falceta-Goncalves (Brazil) "Properties of MHD Turbulence and its Consequences for Interstellar and Intracluster Media" (I)
11:20 J. Cho (Korea) “Growth of magnetic fields by turbulent motions” (O)
11:35 G. Brunetti (Italy) "Models of Particle Re-acceleration by Magnetic Turbulence in Galaxy Clusters" (I)
11:55 M. A. de Avillez (Portugal) “High-Resolution Modeling of the Interstellar Medium using Time-dependent Ionization Structure” (I)

12:15 Panel Discussion: Summary and Concluding Remarks A. Lazarian & E. de Gouveia Dal Pino

12:30 Closure