Scientific Programme

Day 1, Monday June 27 (afternoon)
13:00-14:00 Registration  
14:00-14:15    Introduction and Welcome         Paolo Padovani (SOC) & Mara Salvato (LOC)
X-Ray session (Chair: Vincenzo Mainieri)
14:15-14:50 X-ray Selected AGN (Review)

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60525
David Alexander
14:50-15:05 A complete hard X-ray selected sample of local, luminous AGNs

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60396
Leonard Burtscher
15:05-15:20 Tracing the incidence of X-ray AGN and their distribution of accretion rates

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60526
James Aird
15:20-15:35 A growth-rate indicator for Compton-thick active galactic nuclei

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60596
Murray Brightman
15:35-15:50 Obscuring torus geometry from the NuSTAR survey of Swift/BAT AGN Mislav Balokovic
15:50-16:05 The NuSTAR view of non-local obscured AGN Luca Zappacosta
16:05-16:35 Break
16:35-16:50 Hard X-ray spectral properties of distant AGN in the NuSTAR surveys

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60393
Agnese Del Moro
Hot coronae in nearby Seyfert galaxies

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60406
Alessia Tortosa
17:05-17:20 Compton thick AGN in the 70 month Swift-BAT All-sky Hard X-ray survey

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60401
Ioannis Georgantopoulos
Using R-W1 to uncover Obscured AGN in X-ray surveys

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60534
Stephanie LaMassa
17:35-17:50 Revisiting unification schemes: are Type 1 and Type 2 AGN intrinsically different? Silvia Mateos
17:50-18:05 How Super-Massive Black Holes grow and shape galaxies. The promise of the Athena X-ray Observatory

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60472
Xavier Barcons
18:05-18:20 The prospects of X-ray polarimetry for Active Galactic Nuclei

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60374
René Goosmann
18:20 Welcome reception   
Day 2, Tuesday June 28
Optical/UV session (Chair: Ryan Hickox)
09:00-09:35 Optically-selected AGN (Review)

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60533
Gordon Richards
09:35-09:50 Upholding the unified model for AGN: VLT/FORS2 spectropolarimetry of Seyfert 2 galaxies

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60466
Cristina Ramos Almeida
09:50-10:05 Two missing parameters in the AGN unification Beatriz Villarroel
10:05-10:20 Radio quiet quasar main sequence - a hidden parameter behind it

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60463
Bozena Czemy
10:20-10:35 Obscured quasars at high redshift in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60528
Michael Strauss
Evidence that most type 1 AGN are reddened by dust

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60377
Jonathan Stern
10:50-11:20 Break  
11:20-11:35 The Siding Spring southern Seyfert Spectroscopic Survey (S7): Latest results Lisa Kewley
On the accuracy of Black Hole mass estimation from Broad emission lines

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60354
Julian Esteban Mejia-Restrepo
Selection bias in dynamically-measured super-massive black hole samples: its consequence and the quest for the most fundamental relation

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60489
Francesco Shankar
12:05-12:20 Accurate quasar identification with large narrow-band cosmological surveys

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60471
Silvia Bonoli
12:20-12:35 Nebular emission from AGN in the ultraviolet/optical: diagnostics of the ionizing source and gas properties

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60376
Anna Feltre
Stellar population model dependence in optical AGN identification

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60483
Yanping Chen
Lunch (provided)  
Variability session (Chair: Sylvain Veilleux)
Variability-selected AGN (Review)

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60394
Barbara De Marco
14:20-14:35 Ensemble X-ray variability of active galactic nuclei at intermediate and long time lags

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60405
Fausto Vagnetti
14:35-14:50 PSD analysis of optical QSO light curves

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60387
Torben Simm
14:50-15:05 The Kepler light curves of KSwAGS AGN: A unique window into Accretion physics

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60532
Krista Smith
15:05-15:20 Quasar Variability in the Palomar Transient Factory Survey

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60480
Neven Caplar
15:20-15:35 Searching for AGNs with VST: optical variability in the COSMOS and CDFS regions

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60408
Maurizio Paolilo
15:35-15:50 Reverberation mapping of the most luminous Quasars at z~2.3

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60361
Paulina Lira
15:50-16:05 Broad Emission lines variability: a window into the heart of AGN

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60465
Dragana Ilic
16:05-16:35 Break  
16:35-16:50 Photoionization modelling of the broad line region

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60346
Anthea King
16:50-17:05 The two faces of AGN - Discovery of a changing-look QSO that returns to the shadow for the second time Bernd Husemann
17:05-17:20 Characterization of the AGN variability in the optical and Near Infrared regimes

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60353
Paula Sanchez
17:20-17:35 Reverberation Response models of the Infrared Dust emission from a clumpy Torus

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60597
Triana Almeyda
17:35-17:50 AGN variability in the radio band

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60378
Walter Max-Moerbeck
19:30 Conference dinner  
Day 3, Wednesday June 29 (Morning)
Gamma-Ray/Multi-Messenger session (Chair: Paolo Padovani)
09:30-10:05 Gamma-ray-selected AGN (Review)

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60411
Paolo Giommi
Observations of AGN at very high energy gamma rays with the H.E.S.S. telescopes

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60475
Robert Wagner
Very-High-Energy Gamma-Ray observations of Active Galactic Nuclei with VERITAS

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60403
John Quinn
10:35-10:50 2WHSP: A multi-frequency selected catalog of VHE gamma-ray blazars and blazar candidates

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60451
Yu-Ling Chang
10:50-11:05 The hunt for cosmic accelerators: neutrinos

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60397
Elisa Resconi
11:05-11:35 Break  
11:35-11:50 Gamma-ray emitting narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies and their place in the AGN zoo

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60449

Filippo D'Ammando

11:50-12:05 Holistic view of young active galactic nuclei- the case of narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60373
Emilia Järvelä
Radio/sub mm session (Chair: Peter Barthel)
Radio-selected AGN (Review)

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60368
Vernesa Smolcic
12:40-12:55 Properties and evolution of radio-AGN hosts since z~4

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60370
Ivan Delvecchio
12:55-13:10 Star-forming galaxies versus low- and high-excitation radio AGN in the VLA-COSMOS 3 GHz Large project

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60371
Nikola Baran
  Free Afternoon  
Day 4, Thursday June 30
Radio/sub mm session (continued; Chair: Peter Barthel)
09:00-09:15 The radio luminosity function and redshift evolution of radio-mode and quasar mode AGN

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60344
Michael Pracy
09:15-09:30 AGN populations in GOODS-N through eMERGE ultra-deep JVLA observations

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60452
Daria Guidetti
09:30-09:45 The faint radio AGN population in the spotlight

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60390
Noelia Herrera Ruiz
09:45-10:00 First detections of Compact AGN-triggered Radio Cores in RQ AGNs in the ECDFS

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60407
Isabella Prandoni
10:00-10:15 The evolution of the radio SED of high-z powerful radio galaxies

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60348
Guillaume Drouart
The new class of FR0 radio galaxies

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60490
Ranieri D. Baldi
10:30-10:45 FR II radio galaxies at low frequencies

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60459
Jeremy Harwood
10:45-11:15 Break  
11:15-11:30 Jets in radiatively inefficient AGN: kinematics, dynamics and fuelling

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60389
Robert Laing
11:30-11:45 The merger fraction of radio-loud and radio quiet AGN: clues on the AGN triggering mechanism

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60595
Marco Chiaberge
11:45-12:00 Accretion and star formation in RQQs

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60340
Sarah White
12:00-12:15 Water masers as a probe of AGN physics

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.263935
Ingyin Zaw
12:15-12:30 HI absorption towards low luminosity radio-loud AGNs of different accretion modes and WISE colours

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60367
Yogesh Chandola
12:30-14:00 Lunch (provided)  
IR session (Chair: Evanthia Hatziminaoglou)
14:00-14:35 Infrared-selected AGN (Review)

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60366
Roberto Assef
14:35-14:50 Understanding the near infrared spectrum of quasars

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60468
Antonio Hernán-Caballero
14:50-15:05 The BH mass - K-bulge luminosity relation in type 2 AGN Federica Ricci
15:05-15:20 The dust covering factor in AGN

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60351
Marko Stalevski
15:20-15:35 Decomposing the mid-infrared emission of AGN to study the disappearance of the torus at the low-luminosity end

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60455
Omaira Gonzalez Martin
15:35-15:50 Disks and cones: interferometry of the dusty and molecular material of AGN on parsec sales

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60600
Konrad Tristram
15:50-16:05 The predominance of dust in the polar region of AGN

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60359
Daniel Asmus
16:05-16:35   Break  
  Chair: Roberto Assef  
16:35-16:50 A mid-infrared look at the dusty nuclear environments of local active galaxies

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60473
Almudena Alonso-Herrero
16:50-17:05 The nuclear and extended mir-infrared emission of Seyfert galaxies

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60372
Ismael Garcia-Bernete
17:05-17:20 What are the galaxies that host MIR-selected AGN?

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60486
David Rosario
17:20-17:35 Hunting for Infrared Signatures of Supermassive Black Hole Activity in Dwarf Galaxies

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60531
Kevin Hainline
17:35-17:50 Dust Deficient Palomar-Green Quasars and Their High-redshift Counterparts

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60529
Jianwei Lyu
17:50-18:05 The unification of powerful radio-loud AGN: the multi-wavelength balance

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60482
Pece Podigachoski
18:05-18:20 Star formation and obscuration in AGN: A sub-mm study of high-redshift mid-IR selected type-2 QSOs.

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60485
Giulio Violino
Day 5, Friday July 1
Multi-frequency session (Chair: Mara Salvato)
09:00-09:15 AGN Identification and Host Galaxy Properties in the MOSDEF Survey

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60543
Alison Coil
09:15-09:30 AGN identification: what lies ahead

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60476
Sotiria Fotopoulou
09:30-09:45 Triggering processes and star formation in AGN: multi-wavelength matters

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60350
Sara Ellison
Active galactic nuclei and their panchromatic beauty

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60409
Elisabeta Lusso
10:00-10:15 Multi-faceted AGN

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60537
Glennys Farrar
10:15-10:30 Challenges in Finding AGNs in the Low Luminosity Regime

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60598
Shobita Satyapal
10:30-10:45 The MIXR sample or: how I learned to stop worrying and love multiwavelength catalogue cross-correlations

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60527
Beatriz Mingo
10:45-11:15 Break  
11:15-11:30 Testing different AGN tracers on a local sample of Seyfert galaxies

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60454
Francesca Pozzi
The central parsecs of AGN across the electromagnetic spectrum

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60467
Almudena Prieto
11:45-12:00 The technicolor "big picture" of black hole evolution: Multiwavelength views of AGN, galaxies, and large-scale structures

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60530
Ryan Hickox
12:00-12:15 Bridging the gap between local LINERs and the most luminous AGNs at z=3 Caterina Lani
12:15-12:30 AGN fitter: An MCMC approach to fitting spectral energy distributions of obscured AGN

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60461
Gabriela Calistro Rivera
12:30-14:00 Lunch (provided)  
Summary and Discussion  
14:00-14:35 Summary Talk

DOI 10.5281/zenodo.60599
Phil Hopkins
14:35-15:35 Final Discussion and Concluding Remarks  
16:00 Beer & Pretzel