*** Preliminary Programme – version 2, May 7th, 2014 ***

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I Invited talk
S Sollicited talk
C Contributed talk

DAY 1 : Monday, May 26th

08:30-09:30 Arrival, Registration
09:30-09:45 Welcome words.

SESSION I: New Instrumentation, Facilites, and techniques :Optical and Near-Infrared

09:45-10:05 M. Perrin – Polarimetry with Gemini Planet Imager (C)
10:05-10:25 D. Mouillet – Polarimetry with VLT / SPHERE (C)
10:25-10:45 T. Fujiyoshi – N-band polarimeter for SUBARU/COMICS (C)  

10:45-11:20   Coffee and Posters

11:20-11:40 H.-M. Schmid – Concept and test results for ZIMPOL (C)
11:40-12:00 M. Rodenhuis – The Extreme Polarimeter and its
                          successor (C)
12h00-12:20 D. Vorobiev – Polarization-sensitive imaging sensors (C)

12:20-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:20 A.M. Magalhaes – The SouthPol survey     (C)
14:20-14:55 F. Snik – Polarimetry with Extremely Large Telescopes (I)

SESSION II: New Instrumentation, Facilities, and techniques: Far-Infrared and Radio

15:00-15:35 H. Nagai – ALMA polarimetry, current status and Cycle 3 capabilities (I)
15:35-15:55 C.D. Dowell – SOFIA HAWC+: FIR dust polarimetry (C)
15:55-16:15 C. Thum – IRAM XPOL: Capabilities and Results (C)

16:15-17:00 Coffee and Posters

17:00-17:20 I. Mizuno – Polarimetry at the Nobeyama 45m (C)
17:20-17:40 A. Ritacco – NIKA: the New IRAM KID Arrays (C)
17:40-18:00 H. Wiesemeyer – Submillimeter polarimetry with APEX (C)

DAY 2 : Tuesday, May 27th

SESSION III : Particle Properties, Laboratory measurements, and modelling.

09:00-09:35 O. Muñoz – Light scattering measurements of cosmic dust analogs(I)
09:35-09:55 D. Guirado – Extrapolation of scattering matrices (C)
09:55-10h15 E. Hadamcik – Observations and expérimental simulations in optically thin clouds (C)

10:15-11:00 Coffee and Posters

11:00-11:35 K. Muinonen – Multiple Scattering of light by the surfaces of planetary objects (I)  
11:35-11:55 I. Milic – Scattering line polarization in rotating optically thick disks (C)

SESSION IV: ISM, Molecular Clouds, Star Formation

11:55-12:25 A.Lazarian – Grain Alignment: theory (S)

12:30-14:00 Lunch

SESSION IV: ISM, Molecular Clouds, Star Formation (cont’d)

14:00-14:30 B-G Andersson – Grain Alignment: Observations (S)
14:30-14:50 T. Hoang – ISM magnetic field measured using UV dust polarimetry (C) 
14:50-15:10 T. Robishaw – The Zeeman Effect to study ISM magnetic fields (C)
15:10-15:30 F. Levrier – Polarization of Galactic foreground from Planck (C)
15:30-15:50 J. Vaillancourt – FIR and mm polarization in galactic clouds (C)
15:50-16:10 M. Houde – Characterization of magnetized turbulence (C) 

16:10-16:55  Coffee and Posters
16:55-17:25 C. Hull – Multiscale view of magnetized star formation(S)
17:25-17:45 J. Davidson – L1527, A cautionary tale (C)
17:45-18:15 J. Kwon – Circular polarization from Star Forming Regions (S)
18:15-18:35 F. Alves – Multi-wavelength polarimetry of a pre-stellar core (C)

18h35 - 21:00 Dinner at MINATEC (long period for poster): Bread, Wine, and Cheese

DAY 3 : Wednesday, May 28th

SESSION V: Circumstellar Matter

09:00-09:30 S. Quanz – Polarimetric Imaging of Disks (S)
09:30-09:50 H. Canovas — NaCo Imaging Polarimetry of HD 142527 (C)
09:50-10:10 H. Avenhaus – Multi-epoch PDI of HD 100546 (C)
10:10-10:30 M. Millar-Blanchaer – GPI observations of the debris disk of HD 61005 (C)

10:30-11:10 Coffee and Posters

11:10-11:30 C. Telesco – Magnetic Fields in young disks and their environments with GTC /CanariCam (C)
11:30-11:50 C. Wright – CanariCam Imaging and Spectro-Polarimetry of YSO driving bipolar Jets (C)
11:50-12:10 J. Vink – Spectropolarimetry and the circumstellar environments of young and massive stars (C)
12:10-12:30 P. Kervella – Polarized light in the dusty nebula of the Cepheid RS Puppis (C)
12:30-12:50 R. Tylenda – Linear polarization of the red Nova V4332 Sgr (C)

12:50-13:00 Logistics , info
13:00 - Free Afternoon

DAY 4 : Thursday, May 29th

SESSION VI: Solar and Stellar Magnetic Fields

09:00-09:30 M. Faurobert – The Solar Magnetic Field (R)
09:30-09:50 R. Kano – Magnetic Fields in the Solar Chromospherewith Lyman alpha polarimetry (C)
09:50-10:25 J. Morin – Magnetic Fields of cool Stars (I)

10:25-11:15 Coffee and Posters

11:15-11:50 C. Neiner – Magnetic fields of hot stars (I)
11:50-12:10 S. Jeffers – The BCool Survey of Solar Type Stars (C)
12:10-12:30 S. Boro Saikia – Variable magnetic Field of the Young sun HN Peg (C)

12:30-14:00 Lunch

SESSION VII: Solar System and Exoplanets

14:00-14:30 S. Wiktorowicz – Status of Exoplanet Polarimetry (I)
14:30-14:50 N.M. Kostogryz – Polarimetry of the transiting exopla-planetary system HD189733 (C)
14:50-15:10 A. Bazzon – The polarization of Earth (C)
15:10-15:30 T. Enomoto – Monitoring of Venusian clouds with HOPS(C)
15:30-15:50 S. Bagnulo – Spectro-Polarimetry to study Small Solar System bodies (C)
15:50-16:10 S. Berdyugina – Remote detection of biological pigments on Earth-like planets (C)

16:10-16:50 Coffee and Posters

SESSION VIII: Cosmic Microwave Background

16:50-17:20 C.D. Dowell – Detection of B-mode polarization at degree angular scales using BICEP 2 (I)
17:20-17:50 J. Macias Perez – Polarisation of the CMB: first results from Planck (I)
17:50-18:10 V. Guillet – Polarized emission of Galactic dust seen by Planck (C)
18:10-18:30 J. Peloton –The Polarbear Experiment: first results (C)

18h40-21h00 DINNER at WTC + long poster session : Local specialties Ravioles de Roman and Mini Quenelles de Lyon

DAY 5 : Friday, May 30th

SESSION IX: External Galaxies

09:00-09:35 C. Tadhunter – Optical and NIR polarimetry of AGNs
09:35-09:55 E. Ramirez – NIR polarimetry of narrow line radio galaxies with HST (C)
09:55-10:15 C. Ramos Almeida – VLT/FORS spectropolarimetry of Seyfert galaxies (C)
10:15-10:35 C. Packham – Infrared polarimeters and AGNs (C)

10:35-11:20 Coffee and Posters

11:20-11:40 E. Lopez-Rodriguez – Polarimetry in AGNs (C)
11:40-12:00 B. Shahzamanian – NIR polarized light from Sgr A* (C)
12:00-12:20 M. Yoshida –Spectropolarimetry of starburst galaxies(C)

12:30-14:00 Lunch

SESSION X: High Energy Astrophysics

14:00-14:20 K.M.G. Silva – Polarimetric observations and modelling of V393 Pav and other AM Her systems
    (given by CV Rodrigues) (C)
14:20-14:40 E. Angelakis – Optical polarization monitoring of Gamma-Ray-loud Blazars
14:40-15:00 P. Moran – INTEGRAL/IBIS and optical monitoring of the CRAB nebula/pulsar polarization (C)
15:00-15:20 K. Takaki – Polarization observations of 5 GRB afterglows (C)

15H20-15H30    LAST WORDS  +  GOODBYE !


By default all abstracts not selected for talks are expected to become posters. Posters will be visible all week.

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