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Sunday May 15, 201131441
17.00:19.00 Registration opening
Welcome party at Grand Hotel (19.00)


Monday May 16, 2011
Observational studies of GRB environments                            Chair: N. Langer
08.00-08.45
Registration
08.50-09.00
S. Campana
Welcome
09:00-09.45
P. Vreeswijk
Probing the GRB environment through optical/UV spectroscopy
09.45-10.10
V. D'Elia
GRB100614A and GRB100615A: two extremely dark GRBs
10.10-10.30
A. de Ugarte Postigo
The distribution of equivalent widths in GRB afterglow spectra
10.30-11.00
Coffee break
11.00-11.30
A. Soderberg
The Environments of GRB-Supernovae
11.30-11.50
M. Nardini
What can produce a sharp late time optical re-brightening? Late central engine activity vs. environment
11.50-12.10
M. Drout
The first systematic study of Type Ibc Supernova multi-band light-curves
12.10-12.30
J. Racusin
Fermi and Swift Gamma-ray Burst Afterglow Population Studies

Monday May 16, 2011
GRBs host galaxies                                                               Chair: J. Greiner
15.00:15.45
E. Berger
The Host Galaxies of Long and Short GRBs
15.45:16.05
R. Church Short gamma-ray burst offsets - evidence for an origin in globular clusters?
16.05:16.25
W.-F. Fong Probing the Environments of Short Gamma-Ray Bursts: Host Galaxy Demographics
16.25:17.00
Coffee break
17.00:17.30
D. Malesani
Gamma-ray burst host galaxies and their redshift distribution
17.30:17.55
C. Thöne Probing the metallicity evolution of the Universe with GRB afterglow spectra
17.55:18.20
S. Vergani GRB host galaxy studies with VLT/X-shooter


Tuesday May 17, 2011
Chemical evolution of the Universe                                           Chair: B. Ciardi
09.00-09.30
F. Matteucci Chemical evolution of galaxies and the GRB cosmic rate
09.30-09.55
M. Modjaz Stellar Forensics: Metallicity diagnostics for progenitors of SN-GRBs and stripped SNe
09.55-10.15
N. Sanders Probing the GRB Connection With an Unbiased Statistical Survey of Ibc Host Abundances
10.15-10.35
F. Mannucci The metallicity of the host of GRB hosts
10.35-11.05
Coffee break
11.05-11.25
T. Laskar LGRB Host Galaxies at z~3-5: Luminosities, Stellar Masses and ISM Metallicities
11.25-11.45
D. Kocevski On The Origin Of The Mass-Metallicity Relation For GRB Host Galaxies
11.45-12.05
E. Behar GRBs as probes of the Missing Baryons
`GRBs' as probes of tidal disruption events: GRB110328/ Swift J164449.3+573451                                                            Chair: B. Ciardi
12.05-12.15
D. Burrows
Swift and high energy observations of Swift J164449.3+573451
12.15-12.25
E. Berger Radio observations of Swift J164449.3+573451
12.25-12.35
N. Tanvir Optical and NIR observations of Swift J164449.3+573451
12.35-12.45
N. Tanvir (J. Bloom)
Evidence for a tidal disruption event

Tuesday May 17, 2011
Theoretical studies of GRB environment                             Chair: A. Soderberg
15.00-15.45
A. MacFadyen
The Dynamics and Afterglow Radiation of GRBs
15.45:16.15
N. Langer
The environment of long GRBs: theoretical expectations
16.15:16.35
P. Chardonnet
On the pair-instability supernovae and gamma-ray burst phenomenon
16.35:17.05
Coffee break
17.05:17.30
R. Hirshi Nucleosynthesis in Rotating Massive Stars
17.30:17.55
C. Martayan Low metallicity massive Be/Oe stars as Long Gamma Ray Bursts progenitors
17.55:18.15

N. Wygoda Relativistic Jet Dynamics and Calorimetry of Gamma-Ray Bursts



Wednesday May 18, 2011
Instruments and missions for GRB studies                           Chair: G. Tagliaferri
09.00-09.30
J. Fynbo
Future instrumentation in the optical and infrared for Gamma-ray Burst
09.30-09.50
S. Covino
X-Shooter observations of GRBs
09.50-10.05
B. Grossan
The New Ultra-Fast Flash Observatory-100: Measuring GRB UV-IR Emission Starting 1 ms After Trigger
10.05-10.20
R. Hudec
ESA Gaia, ultra-low dispersion spectroscopy and GRBs
10.20-10.45
Coffee break
10.45-11.15
J. Grindlay
New approach(es) for significant samples of high-z GRBs
11.15-11.40
P. Roming
Probing the High-z Universe with GRBs and JANUS
11.40-12.05
N. Gehrels
The Lobster Gamma Ray Burst Mission
12.05-12.30
D. Götz
The SVOM mission: a new tool for Gamma-Ray Bursts science
12.30-12.45
L. Amati A proposed Italian contribution to the MIRAX payload on board the Brazilian Lattes satellite
12.45-13.00
L. Natalucci GaBI: a compact, light instrument for GRB trigger with positioning and gamma-ray spectroscopy
13.00-13.15
L. Amati LOFT: GRBs with the largest effective area telescope


Wednesday May 18, 2011
Free afternoon



Thursday May 19, 2011
A theoretical perspective on the high redshift Universe             Chair: P. Roming
09.00-09.45
V. Bromm
Star Formation and Metal Enrichment in the high-redshift Universe
09.45-10.10
K. Toma
Population III Gamma-Ray Bursts
10.10-10.30
L. Nava Cosmology with Gamma-Ray Bursts
10.30-11.00
Coffee break
11.00-11.30
B. Ciardi
GRBs as probes of the high redshift universe
GRBs as messengers                                                            Chair:P. Roming
11.30-11.50
F. Massaro
Gamma Ray Bursts prompt emission: spectral energy distribution and light curve profile 
11.50-12.10
C. Bianco The class of "disguised" short GRBs and its implications for the Amati relation
12.10-12.35
A. van Marle On the circumstellar medium of massive stars and how it may appear in GRB observations


Thursday May 19, 2011
GRBs as messengers                                                          Chair: N. Gehrels
15.00-15.30
E. Waxman
High energy neutrino astronomy and gamma-ray bursts
15.30-15.55
L. Cadonati Searches for Gravitational Waves associated with Gamma Ray Bursts using ground-based laser interferometer detectors
15.55-16.10
E. Bissaldi Bright High-Energy GRBs detected with the Gamma ray Burst Monitor (GBM) on Fermi
16.10-16.25
G. Ghirlanda Testing Lorentz Invariance Violation with GRBs
16.25-17.00
Coffee Break
17.00-17.30
S. Rosswog
Short GRBs from compact object encounters
17.30-17.55
R. Ruffini
Inferences from GRBs for the physics and astrophysics of gravitational collapse and of young neutron stars
17.55-18.10
V. Mangano
Extending the plateau luminosity-duration anti-correlation
18.10-18.25
M. Sparre Spectroscopic detection of a supernova associated with GRB 101219B
18.25-18.40
K. Wiersema
A detailed view of an `ordinary' afterglow: linear and circular polarisation lightcurves of GRB 091018

Thursday May 19, 2011
Social Dinner (Hotel Regina Olga, Cernobbio) 20.00



Friday May 20, 2011
Dust properties as probed by GRBs                                   Chair: M. Della Valle
09.00-09.30
D. Watson
Probing dust using gamma-ray bursts from the local universe to high redshift
09.30-10.00
P. Schady
The dust extinction properties of gamma-ray burst host galaxies
10.00-10.25
T. Zafar Dust extinction in GRB afterglows
10.25-11.00
Coffee break
11.00-11.25
J. Greiner Dark bursts and the selection bias on host galaxies
11.25-11.45
C. Guidorzi Dust properties of the faint GRB 080603A
11.45-12.05
H. Hirashita Evolution of Grain Size Distribution Traced with GRB Host Galaxies
12.05-12.25
G. Stratta Is GRB 050904 at z=6.3 absorbed by dust?
The Christmas burst GRB 101225A                                    Chair: G. Ghisellini
12.25-12.35
C. Thöne The strange case of GRB 101225A
12.35-12.45
J. Fynbo
The enigmatic Christmas burst
12.45-12.55
S. Campana
A Galactic model for GRB 101225A
12.55-13.05
Open discussion


Friday May 20, 2011
Observations of GRBs at high redshift                                    Chair: V. Bromm
14.45-15.30
N. Tanvir
GRBs in the reionization era
15.30-15.50
D. Burrows
Optimal Strategy for Finding High-z GRBs
15.50-16.10
N. Cucchiara
A photometric redshift of z~9.4 for GRB 090429B
16.10-16.30
Coffee break

16.30-17.00
T. Totani
Prospect of Measuring Cosmic Optical/Infrared Background Radiation by High Energy Gamma-Rays from GRBs
17.00-17.25
R. Salvaterra
High redshift GRBs and the epoch of reionization
17.25-17.45
Closing remarks