Scientific Programme - Clustering Measurements of Active Galactic Nuclei - Garching, Germany, 14-18 July 2014

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REGISTRATION: July 14 from 13:00 to 14:00

Program Overview

Contributed talks are 20+5 minutes, and Invited talks are 40+10 minutes. 

Monday, July 14
13:00-14:00 Registration  
14:00-14:10 Rob Ivison
Welcoming remarks from ESO
14:10-14:20 Mirko Krumpe Opening remarks and logistical matters
14:20-15:10 Scott Croom (Invited) Zoo of AGNs in the context of clustering and a coherent picture of AGN clustering (part one)
15:10-16:00 Ryan Hickox (Invited) Zoo of AGNs in the context of clustering and a coherent picture of AGN clustering (part two)
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break  
16:30-16:55 Lazaros Koutoulidis Clustering of X-ray selected AGN
16:55-17:20 Ben Chehade Luminosity and Colour independence of Quasar Clustering
17:20-17:45 Kyle Willett Clustering environments of BL Lac and FSRQ Blazars using galaxies from the SDSS
17:45-18:10 Edwin Retana-Montenegro Clustering of Quasars as a function of radio-loudness and mass
Held on the outdoor patio by the ESO Council Room (Fornax), weather permitting. Free food and drinks will be provided.
Tuesday, July 15
Viola Allevato Clustering of X-ray Type 1 and 2 AGN at z~3 in COSMOS
Antonis Georgakakis
Distribution of X-ray AGN in the XMM-XXL Field
Coffee Break  
10:50-11:40 Alison Coil (Invited)
What can we learn from galaxy clustering measurements? (part one)
11:40-12:30 Shaun Cole (Invited)
What can we learn from galaxy clustering measurements? (part two)
12:30-12:55 Mirko Krumpe
Clustering of ROSAT/SDSS AGN through cross-correlation functions with SDSS Luminous Red Galaxies
12:55-13:05 Conference Photo
Location: outside near the Council Room, weather permitting
13:05-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-14:55 Alexander Mendez
AEGIS+PRIMUS: The Clustering of X-ray, mid-IR, and radio-selected AGN
14:55-15:20 George Mountrichas
AGN clustering using Photometric Redshifts
15:20-15:45 Yuji Shirasaki
AGN-Galaxy clustering and its dependence on the mass of the Supermassive Black Hole
15:45-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-16:40 Manuela Magliocchetti
Clustering of star-forming galaxies and the connections with AGN activity
16:40-17:05 Cristina Ramos Almeida
The environments of Luminous Radio-loud and Radio-quiet Quasars
17:05-17:30 Lingyu Wang
The co-evolution of quasar activity and star formation from a cross-correlation analysis between Quasars and the Cosmic Infrared Background
Wednesday, July 16
Nikolaos Nikoloudakis
AGN clustering in the XMM-ATLAS survey
Sam Lindsay
Evolution in the bias of Faint Radio Sources
Coffee Break  
10:50-11:40 Issha Kayo (Invited)
Small-scale AGN clustering measurements
11:40-12:30 Takamitsu Miyaji (Invited)
HOD distribution studies: a general overview
12:30-12:55 Alexis Finoguenov
Direct measurement of the AGN HOD
13:05-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-14:55 My Nguyen
Breaking Degeneracies between Quasar Halo Occupation Distribution Models
14:55-15:20 Liliana Altamirano-Devora
Halo Occupation Distribution of AGNs through Numerical Simulations
15:20-15:55 Kalle Karhunen
Low-redshift Quasars in the SDSS Stripe 82: Local Environments
15:55-16:20 Beatriz Villarroel
Using galaxy neighbours to probe the inner structure of AGN
16:30-18:30 BEER & PRETZELS

Traditional Bavarian Beer and Pretzels

Location: outside patio near Council Room (Fornax), weather permitting

Thursday, July 17
Volker Springel (Invited)
Synergy between LSS simulations and AGN clustering measurements: Part I
Nikos Fanidakis (Invited)
Syngergy between LSS simulations and AGN clustering measurements: Part II
11:10-11:40 Coffee Break  
11:40-12:05 Taira Oogi
The quasar clustering and its evolution in a semi-analytic model based on ultra high-resolution N-body simulations
12:05-12:30 Gabriel Marinello
The large quasar structures at high redshift and their compatibility with concordance cosmology
12:30-12:55 Luis Campusano
Extremly large structures of Quasars in the DR7 SDSS quasar catalog: clues for AGN evolution and cosmology?
13:00-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-14:55 Cristina Garcia Vergara
Are Luminous Quasars at z~4 tracers of the most massive Dark Matter Halos?
14:55-15:45 Andrea Merloni (Invited)
Future large AGN samples for clustering measurements: eROSITA and its AGN sample
15:45-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-16:40 Richard McMahon
The 4MOST wide field spectroscopic facility for VISTA
16:40-17:05 Alexander Kolodzig
The eROSITA / SRG All-Sky Survey: A new era of clustering measurements with AGN
To be held at the Augustiner Restaurant in central Munich. Logistical information will be provided online and during the conference. 
Friday, July 18
Adam Myers (Invited)
Future large AGN samples for clustering measurements: eBOSS and its AGN sample
Ray Norris (Invited)
Future large AGN samples for clustering measurements: EMU and its AGN sample
11:10-11:40 Coffee Break  
11:40-12:05 Andreas Schulze
HETDEX: AGN-galaxy clustering with 2 < z < 3.5
12:05-12:30 Joern Geisbuesch
A new 408 MHz compact source catalogue
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:00 Plenary Discussion
Moderated by various members of the SOC
15:00-15:15 Ryan Hickox Conference Summary
15:15-15:25 Mirko Krumpe Closing Remarks