Meeting Agenda - Abstracts and Presentations

Wednesday, January 18


8:30-8:35 Welcome (P.Strittmatter)
8:35-9:00 T1: The EHT - status, goals, developments (S.Doeleman) - Abstract - Talk
9:00-9:25 T2: EHT - current science (V.Fish) - Abstract - Talk
9:25-9-50 T3: SgrA* - Broad Context (J.Moran) - Abstract
9:50-10:15 T4: M87 - Broad Context (M.Nakamura) - Abstract - Talk
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-11:10 T5: Accretion on Rsch Scales (E.Quataert) - Abstract - Talk
11:10-11:35 T6: Radiatively Inefficient Accretion Models (A.Broderick) - Abstract - Talk
11:35-12:00 T7: SgrA* Jets (H.Falcke) - Talk
12:00-12:30 D1: Science Discussion - Jets and Accretion (D.Meier, F.Ozel)
12:30-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-2:25 T8: GRMHD Simulations (J.Dolence) - Abstract - Talk
2:25-2:50 T9: Jets on Rsch Scales (J.McKinney) - Abstract - Talk
2:50-3:15 T10: Core and Inner Jet of M87 (K.Hada) - Abstract Talk
3-15-3:40 T11: M87 Models (J.Dexter) - Abstract - Talk
3:40-4:10 Coffee Break
4:10-4:35 T12: SgrA* Xrays (S.Markoff) - Abstract - Talk
4:35-4:45 T13: Modes of Accretion (D.Meier) - Abstract
4:45-5:30 D2: Science Discussion: General Themes, Next Steps, Observational Priorities (C.Gammie)

Thursday, January 19


8:30-8:55 T14: General Relativity Tests (C.Will) - Abstract
8:55-9:20 T15: SgrA* GR Imaging tests (T.Johannsen) - Abstract - Talk
9:20-9:45 T16: SgrA* GR Pulsar Tests (J.Cordes) - Abstract - Talk
9:45-10:10 T17: NIR/GRAVITY (S.Gillessen) - Abstract - Talk
10:10-10:40 Coffee Break
10:40-11:05 T18: M87 - TeV on Rsch Scales (M.Beilicke) - Abstract - Talk
11:05-11:30 T19: M87 - Pair Production (M.Moscibrodzka) - Abstract - Talk
11:30-12:00 D3: Science Discussion - GR, other wavebands (D.Frail)
12:00-1:30 Lunch Break
1:30-2:50 S1: EHT Site Developments (10 min for each talk) - CARMA, SMTO, LMT, SMA, JCMT, IRAM, GLT, ASTE, APEX - Site Talks
3:00 Leave for Desert Museum

Group Excursion and Dinner at Museum

Friday, January 20


8:30-8:55 T20: Other EHT Targets (T.Krichbaum) - Abstract - Talk
8:55-9:20 T21: Imaging Algorithms (F.Baron) - Abstract - Talk
9:20-9:45 T22: Polarization (D.Marrone) - Abstract - Talk
9:45-10:10 T23: EHT - Technical Roadmap (S.Doeleman) - Abstract - Talk
10:10-10:40 Coffee Break
10:40-11:00 T24: New VLBI Instrumentation (C.Lonsdale) - Abstract - Talk
11:00-11:20 T25: Receivers for the EHT (R.Blundell) - Talk
11:20-11:40 T26: Calibrating the EHT (V.Fish) - Abstract - Talk
11:40-12:00 T27: Phasing ALMA (R.Lacasse) - Abstract - Talk
12:00-12:30 D4: Discussion - Technical Roadmap
12:30-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:40 Panel Sessions:
a) Science Discussion (D.Psaltis)
b) Organizational Meeting
3:40-4:10 Coffee Break
4:10-5:00 Science Recap, Technical Recap, Summary