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Nederlandse Astronomenconferentie

Dutch Astronomers' conference | 27-29 May 2019

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Monday 27th May

Time Event Subject Speaker
9:00 - 10:30 Check-in and registration
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee
Chair: Pratika Dayal & Reynier Peletier
10:45 - 11:00 Welcome and information
11:00 - 11:30 Plenary talk Advances in the GAIA era Teresa Antoja
11:30 - 12:30 Plenary talk 100 years of the IAU celebrations and 100 years of the NAC
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
Chair: Betsey Adams
13:30 - 14:00 Plenary talk Advances in Extra-galactic Explosions Shrinivas Kulkarni
14:00 - 15:00 Plenary session Contributed talks
14:00 - 14:15 Imaging the Event Horizon in the Galactic Center and M87 Heino Falcke
14:15 - 14:30 Calibration and imaging of the supermassive black hole in M87 with the EHT Sara Issaoun
14:30 - 14:45 Molecular outflows in young radio AGN Raffaella Morganti
14:45 - 15:00 The first very high resolution studies of the magnetic field driven acceleration in large scale relativistic jets Koushik Chatterjee
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
Chair: Marijke Haverkorn
15:30 - 16:05 Pastoor Schmeits and Willem de Graaff prizes
16:05 - 16:35 Plenary talk Advances in understanding the evolution of galaxies in clusters Alessandro Boselli
16:35 - 17:00 Netherlands astronomy ‒ the 2020’s and beyond Carole Jackson, Frank Helmich & Michael Wise
17:00 - 18:00 Free time Also: NAC business meeting from 17:30 to 18:30 (Room: Diamant)
18:00 - 20:00 Dinner at the Familie hotel
20:00 - 22:00 Social programme info Show at DOT

Tuesday 28th May

Time Event Subject Speaker
Chair: Antonia Rowlinson
9:00 - 9:30 Plenary talk Advances in understanding the earliest galaxies Roberto Maiolino
9:30 - 10:30 Plenary session Contributed talks
9:30 - 9:45 Using gravitational telescopes to probe the faint and distant Universe - a preparation for JWST Gabriel Caminha
9:45 - 10:00 New limits on the 21-cm signal from the Epoch of Reionization with LOFAR Leon Koopmans
10:00 - 10:15 Identifying and characterising substructure in the local stellar halo with Gaia DR2 Helmer Koppelman
10:15 - 10:30 Exploring particle (re-)acceleration in merging galaxy clusters Gabriela di Gennaro
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
11:00 - 12:30 Parallel sessions Interdisciplinary collaborations:
Astronomy with Physics, Origins, Computer Science
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12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Parallel sessions Splinters for NOVA network meetings and outreach view_list View planning
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
15:30 - 16:30 Parallel sessions Splinters for NOVA network meetings and outreach view_list View planning
16:30 - 17:00 Free time
17:00 - 19:00 Social Activities info More information
19:00 - 22:30 Conference Dinner at de Rietschans info More information

Wednesday 29th May

Time Event Subject Speaker
Chair: Yamila Miguel
9:00 - 9:30 Plenary talk Building bridges between the astroparticle and astro communities Alexey Boyarsky
9:30 - 10:30 Plenary session Contributed talks
9:30 - 9:45 The Interstellar Medium of Galaxies: A Machine Learning Approach Graziano Ucci
9:45 - 10:00 New insights from (sub-)kpc ALMA imaging of SMGs Jacqueline Hodge
10:00 - 10:15 Nuclear-timescale mass transfer from evolved supergiants at subsolar metallicity Jakub Klencki
10:15 - 10:30 A comparative study of stellar populations in the nuclei of ultra hard X-ray selected AGNs Leonard Burtscher
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
Chair: Karina Caputi
11:00 - 11:30 Plenary talk Advances in understanding (exo)planetary systems and their formation Michiel Min
11:30 - 12:30 Plenary session Contributed talks
11:30 - 11:45 Impact of mass loss for the evolution of massive stars Robin Bjorklund
11:45 - 12:00 Unveiling the inner circumstellar environment of red supergiant stars Emily Cannon
12:00 - 12:15 Prospects for detecting extraterrestrial O2 with the ELTs Dilovan Serindag
12:15 - 12:30 Lorentz Center: everything you thought you knew Merlijn Jakobs
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Also: ECR lunch
Chair: Andrey Baryshev
13:30 - 14:00 Poster presentations and poster prize view_list Poster list
14:00 - 15:00 Plenary session Interdisciplinary discussions and outreach reports (15 min. each)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee and end of NAC 2019