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Fermi Symposium Plenary Program

Monday :: Tuesday :: Wednesday :: Thursday


Plenary Session 1 - Fermi the Man and Fermi the Observatory
9:00-9:20 Welcome  
9:20-9:45 Fermi Mission Overview Elizabeth Hays (NASA/GSFC)
9:45-10:10 Fermi and Astrophysics Steve Shore (University of Pisa)
10:10-10:35 Enrico Fermi and High Energy Astrophysics in Italy Giovanni Bignami (University of Pavia)
10:35-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Influence of Fermi and his Roman group on Nuclear and Medical Physics Ugo Amaldi (University Milano Bicocca and Tera foundation)
11:30-11:55 The Second Fermi LAT Catalog: Construction and Contents Toby Burnett (University of Washington)
11:55-12:15 The Second Fermi LAT Catalog: Caveats and Classifications Dave Thompson (NASA/GSFC)
12:15-12:30 TeV sources analysis with AGILE Francesco Longo (University of Trieste and INFN, Trieste)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
Plenary Session 2 - Cosmic-rays and Galactic Structure
14:00-14:30 Galactic Diffuse Emission: Models and Interpretation Jean-Marc Casandjian (CEA Saclay)
14:30-14:45 Fermi's View of the Inner Galaxy Troy Porter (Stanford University)
14:45-15:00 Cosmic-Ray Positron Measurement with the Fermi-LAT Using the Earth's Magnetic Field Warrit Mitthumsiri (Stanford University)
15:00-15:15 Fermi Bubbles: A 10 Kpc Shock From The Galactic Center? Meng Su (Harvard University)
Plenary Session 3 - Observations of the Sun and Earth
15:15-15:30 Impulsive High-Energy Particle Acceleration in the SOL2010-06-12T00:57 M2 X-ray Flare Gerry Share (University of Maryland)
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:30 Solar Flares and Gamma-ray Observations Jim Ryan (University of New Hampshire)
16:30-16:45 Long-lived Solar Gamma-ray Emission During 2011 March 7th to 8th Detected by the Fermi LAT Yasuyuki Tanaka (ISAS/JAXA)
16:45-17:00 GBM Observations of Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flashes Suzanne Foley (MPE)
17:00-17:15 AGILE Observations of Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flashes Martino Marisaldi (INAF-IASF Bologna)
18:00 Vatican Tour



Plenary Session 4 - AGN I
9:00-9:45 Fermi and Blazars Elisabetta Cavazzuti (ASDC)
Gabriele Ghisellini (Brera)
9:45-10:00 Planck, Swift, and Fermi Simultaneous Observations of Blazars Paolo Giommi (ASDC)
10:00-10:15 Observations and Modeling of Multi-waveband Variations of Blazars During Gamma-ray Outbursts Alan Marscher (Boston University)
10:15-10:30 Challenges to the Standard Models from Gamma-ray Spectra of Blazars at the Two Ends of the Blazar Sequence Luigi Costamante (Stanford University)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Fermi and Non-blazar AGN Teddy Cheung (Naval Research Lab.)
Plenary Session 5 - Gamma-ray Bursts I
11:30-12:00 Fermi and GRB Asaf Pe'er (Harvard University)
12:00-12:15 The First GBM GRB Catalogs Rob Preece (UA Huntsville)
12:15-12:30 The Fermi-LAT GRB Catalog Nicola Omodei (Stanford University)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Parallel Session 6A - Analysis Methods
Parallel Session 6B - Pulsars I
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Parallel Session 7A - Gamma-ray Bursts II
Parallel Session 7B - Diffuse, Dark Matter, and New Physics
18:00-20:00 Cocktails at Aula Magna La Sapienza



Plenary Session 8 - Magnetic Fields and the Diffuse Background
9:00-9:30 Fermi and Intergalactic Magnetic Fields Andrii Neronov (Geneva Observatory)
9:30-9:45 On the Strength and Space-filling Factor of the Intergalactic Magnetic Field Sergey Ostapachenko (NTNU)
9:45-10:15 On the Extragalactic Gamma-ray Background, its Origin and Components and the Evolution and Growth of FSRQs Marco Ajello (SLAC)
10:15-10:30 An Anisotropy Analysis of the Diffuse Gamma-ray Background Measured by the Fermi-LAT Jennifer Siegal-Gaskins (The Ohio State University)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
Plenary Session 9 - Dark Matter
11:00-11:30 Dark Matter Theory and Fermi Pearl Sandick (University of Texas, Austin)
11:30-12:00 Dark Matter Observations and Fermi Luca Latronico (INFN - Torino & INFN - Pisa)
12:00-12:15 Dark Disks and Fermi: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly Gregory Dobler (Kavli Institute, UCSB)
12:15-12:30 Constraining Dark Matter Signal from a Combined Analysis of Milky Way Satellites with the Fermi-LAT Maja Llena Garde (Stockholm University)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Parallel Session 10A - AGN II
Parallel Session 10B - Supernova Remnants and Pulsar Wind Nebulae
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Parallel Session 11A - AGN III
Parallel Session 11B - Variable Galactic Sources
19:00-22:00 Banquet



Plenary Session 12 - Galactic Sources
9:00-9:30 GeV Gamma-ray Observations of SNR Yasunobu Uchiyama (SLAC)
9:30-10:00 Cosmic-rays and Fermi Acceleration Pasquale Blasi (Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri)
10:00-10:15 Highlights of Galactic Observations with VERITAS Brian Humensky (Chicago)
10:15-10:30 Detections of TeV PWNs with the LAT Marie-Helene Grondin (Tübingen)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
Plenary Session 13 - Galactic Transients
11:00-11:30 The Crab Nebula - Variability and Flares from keV to TeV Colleen Wilson-Hodge (NASA/MSFC)
11:30-12:00 GeV Galactic Transients Guilluame Dubus (IPAG, Grenoble)
12:00-12:15 Hard X-ray/Soft Gamma-ray Observations of the Galactic Diffuse Emission with INTEGRAL/SPI L. Bouchet (IRAP, UPS/CNRS, Toulouse)
12:15-12:30 Discovery of the New Gamma-ray Binary 1FGL J1018.6-5856 Robin Corbet (UMBC/NASA GSFC)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
Plenary Session 14 - Pulsars II
14:00-14:30 Magnetars and Fermi Anna Watts (University of Amsterdam)
14:30-14:45 Fermi GBM Detection of Pulsed Emission from 4 AXPs L. Kuiper (SRON-Utrecht)
14:45-15:15 Gamma-ray observations of Pulsars David Smith (Bordeaux)
15:15-15:30 X-ray Observations of Gamma-ray Only Pulsars Andrea De Luca (Pavia)
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-14:30 Pulsar Theory Roger Romani (Stanford University)
16:30-16:45 VERITAS Observations of the Crab Pulsar above 100 GeV Neppomuk Otte (UCSC)
16:45-17:30 Summary and Looking Forward Steve Ritz (UCSC)
18:30-20:00 Public Lecture at Aula Magna La Sapienza Da Roma all'Universo: Fermi in Orbita Prof. G.F. Bignami