PROGRAMME:   Mon. May 18, 2015 @ MPIfR / AIfA
Fast Radio Bursts and Neutron Star Transients

All talks: 12+3 min.

Session I:   Chair: B. Stappers
11:00-13:00: Highlights and general news on neutron stars (new research results)
  T. Tauris (Welcome)
  A. Lyne (The Binary Nature of PSR J2032+4127)
  J. Hessels (Transitional Millisecond Pulsars)
  T. Tauris (Ultra-stripped SNe and Double Neutron Star Systems)
  A. Watts (Neutron Star Burst Oscillations and LOFT)
  C. Elenbaas (Magnetar Giant Flare Timescales - Relativistic Tearing Mode)
  B. Stappers (FRBs in a (Largish) Nutshell)


Session II:   Chair: Ph. Podsiadlowski
14:00-15:45: FRBs and Neutron Star Transients (presentations and discussions)
  D. Champion (FRBs from HTRU South)
  E. Keane (FRBs: Search Sensitivities and Completeness)
  E. Petroff (Real-Time Searches for FRBs in Radio Surveys)
  B. Bhattacharyya (GMRT High Resolution Southern Sky Survey for Pulsars and Transients)
  D. Michilli (LOFAR and DRAGNET Searches for Pulsar and Fast Radio Transients)
  J. van Leeuwen (ARTS, the Apertif Radio Transient System)
  L. Spitler (The Search for FRBs using Effelsberg)


Session III:   Chair: M. Kramer
16:15-17:45: FRBs and Neutron Star Transients (presentations and discussions)
  M. Hippke (Discrete steps in dispersion measures of FRBs)
  C. Walker (The FRB Host Dispersion Bias)
  F. Mottez (FRBs caused by a Planet Orbiting an Extremely Distant Pulsar)
  L. Rezzolla (Blitzars and FRBs)
  M. Kramer (Closing Remarks)

19:00: Dinner at Brauhaus Bönnsch - at your own expense.
           (Address: Sterntorbrücke 4, 53111 Bonn)

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