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M87 Workshop: Towards the 100th Anniversary of the Discovery of Cosmic Jets
May 23-27, 2016
Taipei, Taiwan

Program

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Monday May 23, 2016
08:30~09:40 Registration, Coffee
09:40~09:55 Opening (Welcome address: ASIAA Director, You-Hua Chu / Introduction: Nakamura)
09:55~10:00 LOC Announcement (Wi-Fi, ...etc.)
Session 1A: Black hole - Galaxy Co-evolution (Chair: Matsushita)
10:00~11:00 Keynote Demographics of Supermassive Black Holes
Luis Ho (KIAA / Peking University)
11:00~11:30 Invited Dynamical Black Hole Mass Measurements for M87
Jonelle Walsh (Texas A&M University)
11:30~11:50 Supermassive Black Hole Mass Measurements in NGC1097 and NGC3665
Kyoko Onishi (SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies))
11:50~11:55 LOC Announcement (Poster)
11:55~13:30 Lunch Break and Poster Setup
Session 1B: Resolving the Central Engine of AGNs (Chair: Honma)
13:30~14:00 Invited The Event Horizon Telescope Experiment: Imaging and Time Resolving Black Holes
Sheperd Doeleman (MIT & Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)
14:00~14:20 Time Variable Radiative Model of SgrA*
Hotaka Shiokawa (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)
14:20~14:40 Resolving Magnetic Fields at the Event Horizon of a Black Hole
Michael Johnson (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)
14:40~15:00 Imaging the event-horizon-scale structure of Sgr A* with sparse modeling
Mareki Honma (Mizusawa VLBI Observatory, NAOJ)
15:00~15:30 Coffee Break
Session 1C: Resolving the Central Engine of AGNs (Chair: Zensus)
15:30~16:00 Invited Inferring Jet Physics from Event Horizon Telescope Observations of M87
Avery Broderick (Perimeter Institute / University of Waterloo)
16:00~16:20 EHT observations during enhanced very-high-energy gamma-ray state in 2012
Kazunori Akiyama (MIT Haystack)
16:20~16:40 Imaging Black Hole Magnetic Fields with the Event Horizon Telescope
Andrew Chael (Harvard University)
16:40~17:00 Imaging the Structure of M87 using the Event Horizon Telescope
Katie Bouman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
17:00~17:20 A principle of measuring the BH's mass and spin via detecting the strong gravitational lens effect of Kerr BH
Hiromi Saida (Daido University)
17:20~17:25 LOC Announcement (Reception)
17:30~19:30 Welcome Reception & Poster Session
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