M87 Workshop: Towards the 100th Anniversary of the Discovery of Cosmic Jets

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
Tuesday May 24, 2016
08:30~09:00 Registration
Session 2A: Black Hole Accretions (Chair: Bower)
09:00~10:00 Keynote Black Hole Accretion: Answers and Questions
John Hawley (University of Virginia)
10:00~10:20 Black hole accretion winds
Feng Yuan (Shanghai Astronomical Observatory)
10:20~10:40 Wind from hot accretion flow and its observationally applications
Defu Bu (Shanghai Astronomical Observatory)
10:40~11:10 Coffee Break
Session 2B: Black Hole Accretions (Chair: Asada)
11:10~11:40 Invited Polarimetric and Temporal Probes of Accretion Physics in Low Luminosity AGN
Geoffrey Bower (ASIAA)
11:40~12:00 A look through the Rotation Measure in M87
Juan Carlos Algaba (Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute)
12:00~12:20 Exploring the Accretion Flows of M87 and 3C 84 with the Faraday Rotation Measure Observations
Yaping Li (Xiamen University)
12:20~12:40 The relation between jet formation and accreting hot plasma
Qingwen Wu (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
12:40~14:00 Lunch Break
Session 2C: Resolving the Central Engine of AGNs (Cont.) (Chair: Broderick)
14:00~14:30 Invited Modeling radio and high energy emission from jets produced by supermassive black holes.
Monika Moscibrodzka (Department of Astrophysics, Radboud University, 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
14:30~14:50 Black Hole Shadow with Accretion and Jet
Hung-Yi Pu (ASIAA)
14:50~15:10 Modeling M87 with Relativistic Radiation MHD
Benjamin Ryan (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
15:10~16:00 Poster Session
Session 2D: Black Hole Magnetospheres (Chair: Hirotani)
16:00~16:20 Causal production of the electromagnetic energy flux in Blandford-Znajek process
Kenji Toma (Tohoku University)
16:20~16:40 Magnetohydrodynamical Shocks powered by a rotating Black Hole
Masaaki Takahashi (Aichi University of Education)
16:40~17:00 Analogue superradiance for MHD waves
Sousuke Noda (Nagoya university)
17:00~17:20 Magnetic fields at the jet base of M87
Motoki Kino (KASI)
17:20~17:50 Discussion for Day 1 & 2 (Chairs: Johnson & Asada)
Wednesday May 25, 2016
08:30~09:00 Registration
Session 3A: Black Hole Jets (Chair: Meier)
09:00~10:00 Keynote Relativistic Jets from Accreting Black Holes
Ramesh Narayan (Harvard University)
10:00~10:30 Invited Magnetic Kink Instability, Dissipation, and Fanaroff-Riley Dichotomy of AGN Jets
Alexander Tchekhovskoy (UC Berkeley / via Skype)
10:40~11:10 Coffee Break
Session 3B: Black Hole Jets (Chair: Falcke)
11:10~11:40 Invited The Role of Magnetic Fields in the Production and Propagation of Extragalactic Jets
David Meier (Caltech)
11:40~12:00 The collimation of magnetic jets by disk winds. Application to M87
Noemie Globus (The Hebrew University, Israel)
12:00~12:20 Simulating the M87 engine with the Black Hole Accretion Code (BHAC)
Oliver Porth (Institute for Theoretical Physics, Frankfurt am Main, D-60438, Germany)
12:20~12:40 Towards Observational Astronomy of Jets in Active Galaxies from GRMHD Simulations
Richard Anantua (Stanford University)
12:40 LOC Announcement (Photo)
12:40~13:50 Photo & Lunch Break
Session 3C: Black Hole Jets (Chair: Nagai)
13:50~14:20 Invited Proper Motions and Variability in the M87 Jet
John Biretta (Eureka Scientific/STScI)
14:20~14:50 Invited Multiwavelength Imaging and Polarimetry of the M87 Jet
Eric Perlman (Florida Institute of Technology)
14:50~15:10 Space-VLBI observations of M87 with RadioAstron
Tuomas Savolainen (Aalto University Metsahovi Radio Observatory)
15:10~15:30 Probing the innermost regions of AGN jets and their magnetic fields with RadioAstron at tens of microarcseconds resolution
José L. Gómez (Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía - CSIC)
15:30~16:00 Coffee Break
Session 3D: Black Hole Jets (Chair: Gomez)
16:00~16:30 Invited Observing the origin of relativistic outflows with 3-mm VLBI and beyond
Anton Zensus (Max-Planck-Institute für Radioastronomie)
16:30~17:00 Invited GMVA and VSOP observations towards M 87
Keiichi Asada (ASIAA)
17:00~17:20 High sensitivity VLBI imaging of the innermost jet and counter jet of M87
Kazuhiro Hada (Mizusawa VLBI Observatory, NAOJ)
17:20~17:25 LOC Announcement (Banquet)
18:00 Bus Transportation  (departure from Howard Int. House to B-ONE, The Sherwood Taipei)
18:30~21:00 Banquet
21:10 Bus Transportation (departure from B-ONE, The Sherwood Taipei to Howard Int. House)
Thursday May 26, 2016
08:30~09:00 Registration
Session 4A: AGN Feedback (Chair: McNamara)
09:00~10:00 Keynote Cosmic Feedback from Supermassive Black Holes in Galaxies, Groups, and Clusters
Christine Jones (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (CfA))
10:00~10:30 Invited Supermassive black hole and hot gas “ecosystem” in M87
Eugene Churazov (Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics)
10:30~11:00 Coffee Break
Session 4B: AGN Feedback (Chair: Churazov)
11:00~11:30 Invited Characterizing ``Radio Mode'' AGN Outbursts: the Recent 12 Myr History of the Supermassive Black Hole in M87
William Forman (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
11:30~12:00 Invited Stimulated AGN Feedback in Massive Galaxies
Brian Mcnamara (University of Waterloo)
12:00~12:20 On the Importance of Internally-subsonic Jets in Radio-mode AGN Feedback
Fulai Guo (Shanghai Astronomical Observatory)
12:20~12:40 The Triggering of Cold Gas Formation and AGN Feedback within Galaxy Clusters
Michael Hogan (University of Waterloo & Perimeter Institute)
12:40~14:00 Lunch Break
Session 4C: High Energy Emissions in LLAGNs (Chair: H. Li)
14:00~14:30 Invited High energy emission from black holes magnetosphere
Amir Levinson (Tel Aviv University)
14:30~15:00 Invited High-Energy Emission and Particle Acceleration in M87 Jet
Łukasz Stawarz (Jagiellonian University)
15:00~15:20 Magnetospheric gamma radiation from rotating black holes
Kouichi Hirotani (ASIAA)
15:20~15:40 Gamma-Rays from M87
Stefan Wagner (LSW Heidelberg)
15:40~16:30 Poster Session
Session 4D: High Energy Emissions in LLAGNs (Chair: Levinson)
16:30~17:00 Invited Particle Acceleration and Polarization Signatures in Magnetically Dominated Regions in Jets
Hui Li (LANL)
17:00~17:20 Very High Energy monitoring of the radio galaxy M87 with MAGIC during a low emission state between 2012 and 2015
Daniel Mazin (ICRR, University of Tokyo)
17:20~17:40 Jet Formation, Particle Acceleration, and High Energy Emission: Hints from 3C 84
Hiroshi Nagai (NAOJ)
17:40~18:00 Stochastic Acceleration for Hard Electron Spectra of Blazars
Jun Kakuwa (Hiroshima University)
18:00~18:30 Discussion for Day 3 & 4 (Chairs: Stawarz & Nakamura)
Friday May 27, 2016
08:30~09:00 Registration
Session 5A: Lessons Learned from Radio Galaxies (Chair: Giroletti)
09:00~09:30 Invited Jet Collimation Break in M87: Exploring the Fundamental Property of AGN Jets
Masanori Nakamura (ASIAA)
09:30~09:50 Inferred gas properties within the Bondi radius of 3C84
Yutaka Fujita (Osaka University)
09:50~10:10 Approaching and counter jet structure of NGC 4261
Satomi Nakahara (SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies)/JAXA)
10:10~10:40 Coffee Break
Session 5B: Lessons Learned from Radio Galaxies (Chair: Kino)
10:40~11:10 Invited M87 in a context: the radio gamma ray connection in misaligned AGNs
Marcello Giroletti (INAF Istituto di Radioastronomia)
11:10~11:40 Invited Constraining the structure and dynamics of black hole jets
William Potter (University of Oxford)
11:40~12:00 M 87 and the jet production efficiency of radio galaxies
Sascha Trippe (Seoul National University)
12:00~12:30 Future Prospects & Summary (Chairs: P. Ho & Jones)
12:30~12:35 LOC Announcement (Excursion)
12:35~13:20 Lunch Break
13:20 Gathering at ASMAB 1F Lobby
13:30 Buses depart from Xin-Hai Rd campus gate
13:30~18:30 Guided Tour to National Palace Museum and Lungshan Temple
19:00 Back to Hotel