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High Energy Astrophysics in the 2020’s and Beyond

Rosemont, IL 18 March–21 March 2018

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Monday, 19 March

  • 8:00 am - 8:30 am: "High Energy Astrophysics in the 2020’s and Beyond: Meeting Goals," Robert Petre
  • 8:30 am–9:00 am: "NASA Astrophysics Strategy through the 2020 Decadal Survey," Paul Hertz
  • 9:00 am–9:30 am: "The NSF View," Richard Green
  • 9:30 am–10:00 am: "Overview of Decadal Survey Preparations and Process," David Lang
  • 10:30-11:15 am: "Astrophysics in the 2020’s and the role of High Energy Astrophysics," John Mather
  • 1:00 pm–1:45 pm: "Astrophysics and Cosmology in the 2020s," Roger Blandford
  • 1:45 pm–2:30 pm: "Cosmic Particles in the Multi‐Messengers Era," Angela Olinto
  • 3:15 pm–4:00 pm: "Discovery and Opportunity in the X‐ray Time Domain," Daryl Haggard
  • 4:30 pm–4:40 pm: "Study the first lights with background fluctuations," Nico Cappelluti
  • 5:10 pm–5:20 pm: "Joint GW‐GRB Detections," Eric Burns
  • 6:00 pm–6:10 pm: "The formation and evolution of neutron stars and stellar‐origin black holes," Ann Hornschemeier
  • 6:10 pm - 7:10 pm: The Lynx High-Definition X-ray Imager (HDXI): Instrument Concept and Preliminary Design," Jessica Gaskin
  • 6:10 pm - 7:10 pm: The Lynx High-Definition X-ray Imager (HDXI): Instrument Concept and Preliminary Design," Mark Bautz

Tuesday, 20 March

  • 11:00 am–11:30 am: "The LUVOIR Space Telescope," Marc Postman
  • 1:30 pm–2:00 pm: "Observing the miliHertz Gravitational Wave sky with LISA," James Ira Thorpe
  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Athena: ESA's next-generation X-ray observatory," Kirpal Nandra
  • 2:30 pm–2:50 pm: "The Imaging X‐ray Explorer (IXPE)," Martin Weisskopf
  • 2:50 pm–3:10 pm: "All Sky Medium Energy Gamma‐ray Observatory (AMEGO)," Julie McEnery
  • 3:10 pm–3:30 pm: "The High‐Energy X‐ray Probe (HEX‐P)," Kristin Madsen
  • 3:30 pm–3:50 pm: "POEMMA: Probe Of Multi‐Messenger Astrophysics," Angela Olinto
  • 4:20 pm–4:40 pm: "STROBE‐X: X‐ray Timing and Spectroscopy on Dynamical Timescales from Microseconds to Years," Paul Ray
  • 4:40 pm–5:00 pm: "TAP: The Transient Astrophysics Probe," Dieter Hartman
  • 5:10 pm–5:20 pm: "Prospects for a high accuracy measurement of the local black hole occupation fraction," Elena Gallo
  • 5:20 pm–5:30 pm: "Large‐scale quasar jets: where do we stand and what do we need to go forward," Markos Georganopoulos
  • 5:30 pm–5:40 pm: "X‐ray observations of Tidal Disruption Events in the era of Time Domain Astronomy," Erin Kara

Wednesday, 21 March

  • 8:00 am–8:20 am: "AXIS‐ A High Angular Resolution X‐ray Probe Concept Study," Richard Mushotzky
  • 8:40 am - 9:00 am: "Arcus: Exploring the Formation and Evolution of Clusters, Galaxies, and Stars," Randall Smith
  • 9:00 am–9:20 am: "ISS‐TAO," Judy Racusin
  • 9:20 am–9:40 am: "The X‐Ray Astronomy Recovery Mission," Rich Kelley
  • 9:40 am–10:00 am: "The Compton Spectrometer and Imager project: Covering the MeV band using Germanium Detectors," John Tomsick
  • 10:30 am–10:50 am: "XPP: The X‐ray Polarimetry Probe," Henric Krawczynski
  • 10:50 am–11:10 am: "The Southern Gamma Survey Observatory: The Case for a Next‐Generation Very High Energy Survey Instrument in the Southern Hemisphere," Tom Weisgarber
  • 11:10 am–11:30 am: "The Cherenkov Telescope Array: The Future of Very‐High‐Energy Gamma‐Ray Astrophysics," David Williams
  • 11:30 am–11:50 am: "The Square Kilometre Array: An International Radio Telescope for the 21st Century," Bryan Gaensler
  • 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm: "Gamma-Ray Science Interest Group (GammsSIG)," John Tomsick
  • 11:50 am–12:10 pm: "A next‐generation Very Large Array," Eric Murphy
  • 1:10 pm–1:30 pm: "ALMA in 2020 and Beyond," Crystal Brogan
  • 1:30 pm–1:50 pm: "The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)," Steve Kahn
  • 1:50 pm–2:10 pm: "A Vision for the Future of Multimessenger Astronomy with Neutrinos: the IceCube Gen2 Observatory," Kael Hanso
  • 2:10 pm - 2:30 pm: The Zwicky Transient Facility," Julie McEnery
  • 2:30 pm–2:50 pm: "NANOgrav," Zaven manian
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