ANITA 2018 workshop program
Talks: all talks are 12 minutes long, plus 3 minutes for questions. Abstracts are available here.



Thursday 8th February

8:30 - 9:00 Registration and coffee
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome
Session 1
9:15 - 9:30 Fiona Helen Panther Connecting low energy positron physics and positron astrophysics
9:30 - 9:45 Lisa Drummond Modelling Pulsar Glitches: An Overview
9:45 - 10:00 Rajika Kuruwita Binary star formation and their outflows
10:00 - 10:15 Rodrigo Canas Diffuse Stellar Component In State-of-the-art Cosmological Simulations Of Galaxy Formation
10:15 - 10:30 Manodeep Sinha More Usable Flops per Watt: A Story About a Highly-optimized Correlation Function Code
10:30 - 11:00 Morning Tea
Session 2
11:00 - 11:15 Paul Lasky Gravitational waves from the aftermath of neutron-star mergers
11:15 - 11:30 Madeline Marshall Exploring High-z Black Hole - Bulge Relations With Semi-Analytics
11:30 - 11:45 Steven Murray Getting the Edge on the Wedge: A Conceptual Model for the Expected EoR Foreground Power
11:45 - 12:00 Kenji Kubota Detectability of 21cm-signal during the Epoch of reionization with 21cm-LAE cross-correlation
12:00 - 12:15 Rhys Poulton Observing merger trees in a new light
12:15 - 12:30 Xi Wang The impact of black hole seeding in cosmological simulations
12:30 - 13:15 Lunch
13:15 - 13:30 Housekeeping
Session 3
13:30 - 13:45 Ayan Acharyya Determining effects of telescope resolution with synthetic observations of galaxy simulations
13:45 - 14:00 Daniel Price HD142527: A crime scene investigation
14:00 - 14:15 Marcus Lower Placing constraints on the minimum detectable eccentricity in binary black holes with Advanced LIGO
14:15 - 14:30 Thor Tepper-Garcia The Smith Cloud: A relic from a recent accretion event?
14:30 - 14:45 Eric Howell Unveiling the violent Universe with gravitational wave astronomy
14:45 - 15:00 Katherine Harborne A numerical investigation into the observable spin parameter
15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Tea
Session 4
15:30 - 15:45 Jarrod Hurley OzSTAR
15:45 - 16:00 Darren Croton The formation and evolution of radio jets and their impact on galaxy evolution
16:00 - 16:15 Teresa Slavin-Blair Determining the significance of Gravitational Waves Detections
16:15 - 16:30 Soheil Koushan Measuring the Cosmic Optical Background Light via WAVES input catalogue
16:30 - 16:45 Eloise Birchall Protoplanetary Disc Environments
16:45 - 17:00 Philip Taylor Decoupled gas and stellar kinematics in simulated galaxies
17:00 - 17:15 Housekeeping
19:00 Conference Dinner


Friday 9th February

8:30 - 9:00 Registration and coffee
9:00 - 9:15 Housekeeping
Session 1
9:15 - 9:30 Asger Gronnow The effect of the Galactic halo magnetic field on gas clouds
9:30 - 9:45 Bella Nasirudin Discriminating Epoch of Reionisation (EoR) Signals with Low-Frequency Radio Interferometers in the Presence of Foregrounds
9:45 - 10:00 Ronniy Joseph Calibration in the Large N-array Epoch: balancing incompleteness and oversampling
10:00 - 10:15 Christopher Jordan A census of ionospheric activity with MWA EoR
10:15 - 10:30 Kyla Adams Neutron Star Merger Remnants: Quark Stars or Neutron Stars
10:30 - 11:00 Morning Tea
Session 2
11:00 - 11:15 Simon Mutch Constraining the connection between reionization and high-redshift galaxy formation
11:15 - 11:30 Nikhil Sarin Gamma Ray Burst Afterglows and Gravitational Waves
11:30 - 11:45 Ling Sun Search for gravitational waves from a binary neutron star post-merger remnant
11:45 - 12:00 Joel Bosveld SPIIR pipeline for online detection of CBC events
12:00 - 12:15 Debatri Cattopadhyay Compact Binary Coalescences: Astrophysical Sources of Gravitational Waves
12:15 - 12:30 Seema Morab FRBs and Quantum Optics
12:30 - 13:15 Lunch
13:15 - 13:30 Housekeeping
Session 3
13:30 - 13:45 Pascal Elahi The Three Hundred: Cluster comparison project
13:45 - 14:00 Chris Power Stochastic Feedback in Dwarf Galaxies
14:00 - 14:15 Aaron Robotham Decomposing with ProFit
14:15 - 14:30 Jean-Pierre Macquart The CRAFT FRB population
14:30 - 14:45 Closing Remarks
14:45 - 15:00 Afternoon Tea
15:00 - 17:00 Collaboration Time