ANITA 2017 workshop program
Talks: all talks are 12 minutes long, plus 3 minutes for questions. Abstracts are available here.



Catering: early morning coffee, morning and afternoon tea, and lunch will all be served in Physics Room 333, one floor up from the main lecture theatre.

Thursday 9th February

9:00 - 9:30 Registration and coffee
Session 1
9:30 - 9:35 Welcome
9:35 - 9:50 AGN Feedback in GPS/CSS radio galaxies Geoffrey Bicknell (ANU)
9:50 - 10:05 Exploring 21cm-Lyman Alpha Emitter synergies for SKA Anne Hutter (Swinburne University)
10:05 - 10:20 Why is 3 (×1010M) the Magic Number? Philip Taylor (ANU)
10:20 - 10:35 Type Ia Supernova Archaeology: Searching for the relics of progenitors past Tyrone Woods (Monash University)
10:35 - 10:50 Crazy radio spectra resolve tiny-scale AGN structure Artem Tuntsov (Manly Astrophysics)
10:50 - 11:30 —Morning Tea—
Session 2
11:30 - 11:45 Galactic bulge positron annihilation in a dynamic ISM Fiona Panther (ANU)
11:45 - 12:00 Numerical simulations of radio jets from AGN Patrick Yates (University of Tasmania)
12:00 - 12:15 The origins and fate the highest known redshift galaxy Simon Mutch (University of Melbourne)
12:15 - 12:30 Anisotropy of the Hubble Flow Krzysztof Bolejko (University of Sydney)
12:30 - 12:45 The TAO of SAGE: how to easily build your own virtual universe Darren Croton (Swinburne University)
12:45 – 14:00 —Lunch—
Session 3
14:00 - 14:15 Testing for tensions between datasets David Parkinson (University of Queensland)
14:15 - 14:30 Exploring reionisation with wavelets Cathryn Trott (ICRAR/Curtin)
14:30 - 14:45 ADACS Jarrod Hurley (Swinburne University)
14:45 - 15:00 Quasi-periodic oscillations from misaligned discs Rebecca Nealon (Monash University)
15:00 - 15:15 Binary interaction simulations in the era of gravitational wave astrophysics Orsola De Marco (Macquarie University)
15:15 - 15:30 A population of infrared-bright very small grains in the gap of Herbig Ae transition discs. Eloise Birchall (ANU)
15:30 – 16:10 —Afternoon Tea—
Session 4
16:10 - 16:25 The Gaseous Outskirts of Galaxy Clusters Chris Power (ICRAR/UWA)
16:25 - 16:40 Radio AGN Photometric Redshifts and Standard Candles Ross Turner (University of Tasmania)
16:40 - 16:55 Gas dynamics around black holes David Liptai (Monash University)
16:55 - 17:10 Pulsational Pair-Instability Supernovae Alexander Heger (Monash University)
17:10 - 17:25 Binary Star Formation and their Outflowss Rajika Kuruwita (ANU)
17:25 - 17:40 The spatial distribution of neutral hydrogen as traced by low HI mass galaxies Hansik Kim (Melbourne University)
19:00 – —Dinner at the Metz—


Friday 10th February

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee
Session 5
9:00 - 9:05 Housekeeping / announcements
9:05 - 9:20 Superfluid vortex avalanches and pulsar glitches George Howitt (University of Melbourne)
9:20 - 9:35 Fundamentally confused? Nature, nurture and radio galaxy scaling relations Stas Shabala (University of Tasmania)
9:35 - 9:50 Inhomogeneous cosmology with numerical relativity Hayley Macpherson (Monash University)
9:50 - 10:05 Stability and Dynamics of Fusion Plasmas Matthew Hole (ANU)
10:05 - 10:20 DRAGONS: the small contribution of quasars to reionization Yuxiang Qin (University of Melbourne)
10:20 - 10:35 Be nice to satellites, they're going through a tough phaseRhys Poulton (ICRAR/UWA)
10:35 – 11:10 —Morning Tea—
Session 6
11:10 - 11:25 Star formation: from clouds to galaxies Christoph Federrath (ANU)
11:25 - 11:40 Dust dynamics inside spirals in protoplanetary disks Nicolás Cuello (Instituto de Astrofísica (PUC) - Chile)
11:40 - 11:55 Spiral Arm Pitch Angle: Measurement and Relationship to Spiral Galaxy Structure and Supermassive Black Hole Mass Benjamin Davis (Swinburne University)
11:55 - 12:10 Extracting meaningful kinematics from numerical simulations for 2D spectroscopic surveys Kate Harborne (ICRAR/UWA)
12:10 - 12:25 The Universe remembers: detecting gravitational-wave memory with LIGO Paul Lasky (Monash University)
12:25 - 12:40 How DO you make compact binaries? Thomas Reichardt (Macquarie University)
12:40 – 12:55 —Conference photo—
12:55 – 14:00 —Lunch—
Session 7
14:00 - 14:15 Protoplanetary discs - an update Daniel Price (Monash University)
14:15 - 14:30 The era of whole-sale asteroseismology Dennis Stello (UNSW)
14:30 - 14:45 Variation of the quantum-gravitational eigenspectra of elementary particles in galaxy halos and the implications for dark matter and halo evolution Allan Ernest (Charles Sturt University)
14:45 - 15:00 Interstellar magnetic fields and Faraday screens Alec Thomson (ANU)
15:00 - 15:15 An improved statistical foreground model for the EoR Steven Murray (ICRAR/Curtin)
15:15 - 15:20 Closing Remarks