Scientific Programme

Sunday: Welcome reception
17:30 - 20:00
Registration

19:00 - 19:30
Anibal Correa - pianist - will play four pieces of his own creation, all related to astronomical events.

20:00
Cocktail

Monday
 
09:15 - 09:30
Welcome
 
Session: Introduction to Compact Binaries
 
09:30 - 10:20
Ch. Knigge
Introduction to Cataclysmic Variables (review)
 
10:20 - 11:00
COFFEE
 
11:00 - 11:50
Ph. Charles
Introduction to LMXBs (review)
 
11:50 - 12:40
S. Chaty
Introduction to HMXBs (review)  
12:40 - 14:30
LUNCH
 
14:30 - 14:50 P. Hakala Fast optical variability in the UCXB X0614+091  
Session: Close binary formation
 
14:50 - 15:40 K.M. Kratter Formation of close binaries (review)
 
15:40 - 16:00 R. Chini
Most high-mass stars are born as twins
 
16:00 - 16:30
COFFEE
 
16:30 - 16:50
C. Abate
How did Carbon-enhanced metal-poor stars form?
 
16:50 - 17:10
Ch. Nitschelm
An investigation on close binaries in the Sco-Cen Complex
PDF
17:10 - 17:30
H. Perets
Formation and evolution of compact binaries in triple systems
 
17:30
Poster presentation

 
Tuesday - Session: Common Envelope Physics
 
09:00 - 09:50
N. Ivanova
Common envelopes (review)
 
09:50 - 10:10
M. Zorotovic
Post Common Envelope Binaries from SDSS: Constraining the Common Envelope Efficiency
 
10:10 - 10:30
Ph. Davis
Is the common envelope ejection efficiency a function of the binary parameters?
 
10:30 - 11:00
COFFEE
 
11:00 - 11:20
J.-C. Passy
Simulations of the Common Envelope Interaction using Grid-Based and SPH Codes
PDF
11:20 - 11:40
T. Linden
The Importance of Common Envelope Evolution on the Formation of High Mass X-Ray Binaries
 
11:40 - 12:00
T. Woods
On The Formation of Double White Dwarfs: Reevaluating how we parametrize the Common Envelope
 
12:00 - 12:20
C. Conrad
Search for wide compact binaries with astrometry
PDF
12:20 - 14:30
LUNCH
 
Session: Post Common Envelope Phase
 
14:30 - 15:20 G. Hussain
Magnetic Braking (review)  
15:20 - 15:40 H. Boffin
When asymmetric cosmic bubbles betray a difficult marriage: the study of binary central stars of Planetary Nebulae
 
15:40 - 16:00 D. Jones
Spatio-kinematic modelling: Testing the link between planetary nebulae and close binaries
 
16:00 - 17:00
POSTERS & COFFEE
 
17:00 - 17:20
R. Heller
Spectral Analysis of white dwarf-M star binaries from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
PDF
17:20 - 17:40
A. Nebot Gomez-Moran
Orbital period of post common envelope binaries
 
17:40 - 18:00
A. Rebassa
The primary mass distribution of Post-Common-Envelope Binaries
 
18:00 - 18:20 R. Ă˜stensen Hot subdwarf stars as tracers of binary stellar evolution  
18:20 - 18:40 M. Vuckovic Looking into the bright side of AA Dor  
19:30 Felix Mirabel Public talk: Evolucion cosmica de los agujeros negros estelares  
Wednesday - Session: Contact Phase
 
09:00 - 09:50
M. van der Sluys
Gravitational Waves from Compact Binaries (review)
 
09:50 - 10:10
I. Mandel
Compact Binary Coalescences: Connections to Gravitational-Wave Astronomy
 
10:10 - 11:00
POSTERS & COFFEE
 
11:00 - 11:20
E. Breedt
Faint CVs in the SDSS footprint  
11:20 - 11:40
M. Pretorius
The space density and X-ray luminosity function of non-magnetic cataclysmic variables
 
11:40 - 12:00 R. Hamilton Moderate Resolution NIR Spectra and Modeling of Cataclysmic Variables PDF
12:00 - 12:20 A. Ederoclite When New Becomes Old: The Old Nova Population Project PDF
12:20 - 12:40
J. Bornak DIRTY Novae: Modeling dust formation in classical novae  
12:40 - 13:00 E. Filippova Classical Nova explosion in the binary system with B[e] star  
13:00 - 15:30
LUNCH
 
15:30
Visit to Valparaiso
 
19:00 Boat tour in the harbour  
20:00 Conference dinner  
Thursday - Session: Contact Phase (cont.)
 
09:30 - 09:50
R. Martin Tidal warping of Be Star Discs  
09:50 - 10:10
J. Liska AV CMi - binary star with surprise  
10:10 - 10:30
Prodan, S. Constraint on the Tidal Dissipation Rate and Love Number of the White Dwarf in 4U 1820-30 ODP
10:30 - 11:00
COFFEE
 
11:00 - 11:20
N. Blind
SS Leporis probed with optical interferometry: imaging the mass transfer in a symbiotic system
 
11:20 - 11:40
Z. Carikova
Creation of neutral disks during outbursts of symbiotic binaries
 
11:40 - 12:00
A. Skopal
Multiwavelength modeling the SED of symbiotic X-ray binaries
 
12:00 - 12:20
F. Mirabel Evolution of massive binaries as a function of metallicity  
12:20 - 14:30
LUNCH
 
14:30 - 14:50 F. Valsecchi Theoretical Modeling of Massive Black Hole X-Ray Binaries  
14:50 - 15:10 A. Coleiro Study of formation, evolution and nature of HMXBs  
Session: Graveyard or Boom
 
15:10 - 16:00 F. Roepke SNe Ia as nal stage of binary evolution (review)  
16:00 - 16:30
COFFEE
 
16:30 - 16:50
J. Claeys
Supernovae type Ia and their progenitor evolution
 
16:50 - 17:10
F. Forster
Hydrostatic carbon burning in white dwarf stars
 
17:10 - 17:30 J. Guillochon
Detonating Sub-Chandrasekhar White Dwarfs in Dynamically Unstable Double White Dwarf Systems
 
17:30 - 17:50
G. Luna
X-ray emission from symbiotic stars - not as soft as you thought they were
 
17:50 - 18:10
M. Schreiber
The primary mass distributions of CVs and pre-CVs
 
18:10 - 18:30
E. Mason
U Sco in the context of SN-Ia progenitors
 
Friday - Session: Graveyard or Boom (cont.)
 
09:20 - 10:10
T. Tauris
Five and a half roads to form a millisecond pulsar (review)
PDF
10:10 - 11:00
E. Ramirez Short Gamma-Ray Bursts from Coalescing Compact Binaries (review)  
11:00 - 11:30
COFFEE
 
Session: Instruments and Telescopes
 
11:30 - 12:20
R. Gilmozzi
The E-ELT for binary observations
 
12:20 - 12:40
J.-P. Berger
Symbiotic binaries at the milli-arcsecond resolution: the PIONIER contribution
 
12:40 - 13:00 M. van der Sluys
Gravitational-wave astronomy of binary inspirals with LIGO/Virgo
 
13:00 Closing lunch and fi nal remarks

 

Posters

  1. M. Altan: Characterising white dwarf - red dwarf binaries in the SDSS
  2. O. Ayyildiz: Natural Evolution Process of SS Cyg Based on X-Ray Data Analysis in Very Short Period
  3. D. Barria: Spectroscopic analysis of AU Mon
  4. C. Conrad: Search for wide compact binaries with astrometry
  5. A. Danehkar: The essential role of central star binary in morphological classes of planetary nebulae
  6. Ph. Davis: Introducing BINSTAR: a new binary evolution code
  7. L. Hric: Is there any extrasolar planet in the triple pre-cataclysmic system V471 Tau?
  8. A. Nasseri: Multiplicity of Southern B stars - preliminary results
  9. C. Nitschelm: A close binary research in the Sco-Cen Complex
  10. C. Tappert: Emission line pro les in post-common-envelope binaries