Conference Schedule

with or without individual talks

Due to the topicality of the conference subject we would like the spirit of the conference to be based on discussion. Therefore, special chaired discussion periods will be provided when people can present one or two transparencies, on any topic they like, related to the session being discussed. People contributing a poster are especially encouraged to actively participate in these discussion periods.

If you are scheduled to give a talk, please review the technical information about available audio-visual equipment.

The schedule includes 5 minutes for questions and discussion for each talk.

Saturday, May 31

6:30 - 8:30: Opening Reception, Omni Hotel

Sunday, June 1

8:30 - 7:00: Poster session

9:00: Welcome address, Craig Sarazin

9:05 - 9:40: Intro Talk, Andrew Fabian (invited; Chair R. O'Connell)

9:40 - 10:15: Observations: Overview (Chair R. O'Connell)

9:40: A Review of Cooling Flow Observations (Invited)
Donahue, M. (STScI)

10:15 - 10:25: Observations: Discussion (Chair R. O'Connell)

10:25 - 10:55: Coffee break

10:55 - 12:25: Observations: Cooling Rate (Chair J. Vrtilek)

10:55: High Resolution X-Ray Spectroscopic Constraints On Cooling-Flow Models (Invited)
Peterson, J. R.; Kahn, S. M.; Paerels, F. B. S. (Columbia University); Kaastra, J. S.; Tamura, T.; Bleeker, J. A. M.; Ferrigno, C. (SRON); Jernigan, J. G. (UC Berkeley)
11:20: High Resolution Spectroscopy of Cooling Flows: Current Data and Future Prospects (Invited)
Wise, M. W. (MIT)
11:45: The ASCA View On Cooling Flows and Its Implication (Invited)
Makishima, K. (University of Tokyo)
12:10: XMM-Newton Observation of the Centaurus Cluster
Takahashi, I.; Kawaharada, M.; Makishima, K. (University of Tokyo); Ikebe, Y. (NASA GSFC); Tamura, T. (ISAS)

12:25 - 12:40: Observations: Discussion (Chair J. Vrtilek)

12:40 - 2:10: Lunch

2:10 - 3:05: Observations: Cool Gaseous Material and Intrinsic Absorption (Chair G. Trinchieri)

2:10: Cool Gas in Cooling Flows - Cooled Or Just Cold? (Invited)
Edge, A.C. (University of Durham)
2:35: Spectroscopy of the Lyman Alpha Line in A426, A1795, and A2597: Constraints On a Cold Absorber
Baum, S.; O’Dea, C.; Koekemoer, A.; Mack, J. (STScI); Laor, A. (Technion, Israel)
2:50: Cold Molecular Gas Detection in Cooling Flows
Salomé, P.; Combes, F. (LERMA Observatoire de Paris)

3:05 - 3:20: Observations: Discussion (Chair G. Trinchieri)

3:20 - 4:15: Observations: Magnetic Fields (Chair N. Kassim)

3:20: Observations of Cluster Magnetic Fields (Invited)
Taylor, G. B. (NRAO)
3:45: Magnetic Fields and Cosmic Rays in Galaxy Cluster Cooling Flows
Enßlin, T. A.; Vogt, C.; Pfrommer, C. (MPA)
4:00: Magnetic Fields in Cooling Flow Clusters
Rudnick, L. (Univ. of Minnesota); Blundell, K. (Oxford Univ.)

4:15 - 4:45: Coffee break

4:45 - 5:45: Observations: Radio Properties and Star Formation in Cooling Cores (Chair N. Kassim)

4:45: Radio Galaxies in Cooling Cores (Invited)
Eilek, J. A. (New Mexico Tech)
5:20: Star Formation in Cluster Cooling Flows (Invited)
McNamara, B. R. (Ohio University)

5:45 - 6:00: Observations: Discussion (Chair N. Kassim)

Monday, June 2

8:30 - 7:00: Poster session

9:00 - 10:05: Observations: Interaction Radio/X-Ray Plasma (Chair F. Owen)

9:00: The Interaction of Radio Sources and X-Ray-Emitting Gas in Cooling Flows (Invited)
Blanton, E. L. (University of Virginia)
9:25: Self Regulated Interaction of AGN with Cooling Flows (Invited)
Böhringer, H. (MPE, Garching)
9:50: A Close Look at M87
Molendi, S.; Ghizzardi, S. (IASF/CNR Milano)

10:05 - 10:20: Observations: Discussion (Chair F. Owen)

10:20 - 10:50: Coffee break

10:50 - 12:00: Observations: Temperature, Gas/Dark Matter Density, and Chemical Abundance Structure (Chair M. Bautz)

10:50: Temperature Structure of ICM and Dark Matter in Cluster Centers (Invited)
Ikebe, Y. (JCA/UMBC)
11:15: On the Iron Content in Nearby Galaxy Clusters and the BCG/Cluster Connection
De Grandi, S. (INAF-OAB); Ettori, S. (ESO); Molendi, S. (IASF-CNR); Longhetti, M. (INAF-OAB)
11:30: Ni Abundance in the Core of the Perseus Cluster: An Answer To the Significance of Resonant Scattering and SNIa Enrichment
Gastaldello, F.; Molendi, S. (IASF-MI-CNR)
11:45: Off-Centre Abundance Peaks in Clusters of Galaxies
Sanders, J. S.; Fabian, A. C. (IoA Cambridge)

12:00 - 12:15: Observations: Discussion (Chair M. Bautz)

12:15 - 2:00: Lunch

2:00 - 3:05: Observations: Dynamics, Mergers (Sloshing, Trails) (Chair J. Kempner)

2:00: Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble - the Connection Between the Central Black Hole and Hot Gas (Invited)
Forman, W.; Jones, C.; Vikhlinin, A.; Kraft , R. (SAO)
2:25: Gas Sloshing in Cluster Cores (Invited)
Markevitch, M. (SAO)
2:50: Cooling Wakes and Cooling Flows
Sakelliou, I.; Acreman, D. M.; Stevens, I. R.; Raychaudhury, S.; Ponman, T. J. (University of Birmingham)

3:05 - 3:20: Observations: Discussion (Chair J. Kempner)

3:20 - 3:35: Observations: Cooling in Normal Ellipticals (Chair T. Statler)

3:20: Can Mergers Explain Cooling Flows?
Sparks, W. B.; Donahue, M. (Space Telescope Science Institute)

3:35 - 4:30: Coffee break

4:30 - 4:55: Questions: What Can High Resolution X-Ray Imaging Tell Us about Extragalactic Radio Sources and their Environmental Impact? (Chair T. Statler)

4:30: Effervescent Heating of Cooling Flows (Invited)
Begelman, M. C. (JILA, University of Colorado)

4:55 - 5:10: Questions: Discussion (Chair T. Statler)

5:10 - 5:35: Questions: Do Cooling Flows Exist and if so How Much Gas Cools to How Low Temperatures? (Chair R. Johnstone)

5:10: Heating Cooling Flows (Invited)
Binney, J.J. (Oxford University)

5:35 - 6:15: Questions: What is the Fate of the Cooling Gas? (Chair R. Johnstone)

5:35: What Is the Fate of the Cooling Gas? (Invited)
Voit, M. (STScI)
6:00: Entropy Evolution of the Gas in Cooling Flow Clusters
Kaiser, C.R. (University of Southampton); Binney, J.J. (University of Oxford)

6:15 - 6:30: Questions: Discussion (Chair R. Johnstone)

Tuesday, June 3

8:30 - 5:30: Poster session

9:00 - 10:15: Questions: What is the Mutual Interaction of AGN and X-Ray Gas? (Chair T. Clarke)

9:00: Self-Regulated Cooling Flows (Invited)
Churazov, E. (MPA,IKI)
9:25: The Interaction of Radio Galaxies with the Intracluster Medium (Invited)
Heinz, S. (MPA); Reynolds, C.S. (University of Maryland); Begelman, M.C. (University of Colorado)
9:50: Interaction of the AGN and X-Ray Emitting Gas (Invited)
Nulsen, P.E.J. (University of Wollongong)

10:15 - 10:45: Coffee break

10:45 - 11:25: Questions: What is the Connection of X-Ray Gas to Star Formation and Cool Gas? (Chair T. Clarke)

10:45: What Is the Connection of X-Ray Gas To Star Formation and Cool Gas? (Invited)
Crawford, C. S. (IoA, Cambridge, UK)
11:10: HST Far-UV Imaging of the Central Nebulae in A1795 and A2597
O’Dea, C.; Baum, S.; Koekemoer, A.; Mack, J. (STScI); Laor, A. (Technion, Israel)

11:25 - 11:40: Questions: Discussion (Chair T. Clarke)

11:40 - 12:10: Questions: What (Other) Heating Mechanisms Affect Cooling Gas? (Chair N. Soker)

11:40: Heating of Cluster Cores By Acoustic Waves
Fujita, Y. (Nat. Astron. Obs., Japan)
11:55: Warming Flows
Thomas, P. A.; Rowley, D. R. (University of Sussex)

12:10 - 2:00: Lunch

2:00 - 2:15: Questions: What is the Role of Magnetic Fields in Cooling Flows? (Chair N. Soker)

2:00: Intracluster Magnetic Fields and the Reheating of Cooling Flows
De Young, D.S. (NOAO)

2:15 - 2:30: Questions: Discussion (Chair N. Soker)

2:30 - 3:10: Questions: What is the Chemical and Temperature Structure of the Central Gas? (Chair L. David)

2:30: XMM-Newton Observations of the Temperature Structure of the Central Gas in Cooling Clusters (Invited)
Kaastra, J.S.; Tamura, T. (SRON); Peterson, J.R. (Columbia University); Bleeker, J.A.M.; Ferrigno, C. (SRON); Kahn, S.M.; Paerels, F.B.S. (Columbia University); Piffaretti, R. (University of Zürich); Branduardi-Raymont, G. (MSSL); Böhringer, H. (MPE)
2:55: XMM and Chandra Observations of NGC 5044: Metal Abundances and Supernova Fraction
Lewis, A. D.; Buote, D. A. (UC Irvine); Mathews, W. G.; Brighenti, F. (UC Santa Cruz)

3:10 - 3:20: Questions: Discussion (Chair L. David)

3:20 - 4:00: Questions: What are the Effects of Cluster Dynamics on Cooling Flows? (Chair P. Ricker)

3:20: On the Formation of Cool, Non-Flowing Cores in Galaxy Clusters Via Hierarchical Mergers (Invited)
Burns, J. O.; Motl, P. M. (University of Colorado, Boulder); Norman, M. L. (University of California, San Diego); Bryan, G. (University of Oxford)
3:45: Cooling Flow and Cluster Core Disruption By Hydrodynamic Instabilities: The Chandra View
Mazzotta, P.; Edge, A. C. (University of Durham, UK); Markevitch, M. (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, USA)

4:00 - 4:10: Questions: Discussion (Chair P. Ricker)

4:10 - 4:40: Coffee break

4:40 - 5:30: Poster viewing

6:00 - 10:30: Banquet, Ash Lawn-Highland
Buses leave from the Omni Hotel (CTS bus stop on Water St.) at 5:30 sharp. Tickets not reserved on the conference registration form must be ordered by May 20. If you previously reserved tickets and cannot attend the banquet, please inform the conference organizers as soon as possible.

Wednesday, June 4

8:30: All posters must be taken down by this time.

9:00 - 11:15: Questions: How Do Cluster Cores Evolve Cosmologically and Affect the Use of Clusters as Cosmological Probes? (Chair K. Dolag)

9:00: Cooling Flow Clusters As Cosmological Probes (Invited)
Allen, S.W. (Institute of Astronomy, Madingley Road, Cambridge, U.K)
9:25: How Do Cluster Cores Evolve Cosmologically and Affect the Use of Clusters As Cosmological Probes: Insight From XMM Observations of Distant Clusters (Invited)
Arnaud, M. (CEA Saclay Service d’Astrophysique)
9:50: Galaxy Clusters As Cosmological Tools and Astrophysical Laboratories (Invited)
Borgani, S. (Dept. of Astronomy, Trieste)
10:15: Coffee break
10:45: Cooling Cluster Cores and Cosmology
Reiprich, T. H.; Sarazin, C. L. (University of Virginia)
11:00: Cosmological Constraints From Baryon Mass Functions of Clusters
Vikhlinin, A. (SAO); Voevodkin (Space Research Institute, Moscow), A.; Mullis, C. (ESO)

11:15 - 11:30: Questions: Discussion (Chair K. Dolag)

11:30 - 12:05: Meeting Summary, Joel Bregman (invited; Chair A. Bridle)

The conference organizers thank Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI) for contributing financial support for this meeting. AUI is the parent organization of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, whose headquarters and Central Development Laboratory are located in Charlottesville. The conference organizers also thank the Astronomy Department of the University of Virginia for support.


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