Conference Schedule

The conference will start on Monday the 28th of August at 09:30 and will end on Friday the 1st of September at 13:00.

Invited Talks

Introductory review

Impact of magnetic fields on stellar structure and evolution: L. Ferrario, Australia

Session 1- Magnetized stellar formation

Magnetic fields of Giant Molecular Clouds: P. Padoan, Spain
The fossil field theory: models versus observations: K. Augustson, France
Photospheric magnetic geometry and channelled accretion of PMS stars: G. Hussain, ESO
Modelling the magnetized accretion and outflows in young stellar objects: C. Fendt, Germany
The role of turbulence and magnetic fields for star formation: C. Federrath, Australia

Session 2- Magnetic activity including pulsations of upper main-sequence stars and binaries

Numerical simulations of stellar dynamos: G. Guerrero, Brazil (TBC)
Stellar activity and stellar pulsations from ground and space based: E. Paunzen, Czech Republic
Magnetic fields of intermediate mass objects: P. Petit, France
Surface mapping tools: theories versus observations: O. Kochukhov, Sweden
Asteroseismology of magnetic stars: P. Walczak, Poland
Magnetic fields in binary systems: Y. Naze, Belgium

Session 3- Origin and impact of magnetic fields in massive stars

The dynamo theory: models versus observations: S. Mathis, France
Magnetic fields of massive stars: C. Neiner, France
Modelling complex magnetic fields in stars with radiative envelopes: J. Silvester, Sweden
Magnetic field stability in massive stars: A. Bonanno, Italy
Rotational properties of magnetic chemically peculiar stars: M. Netopil, Austria

Session 4- Magnetic fields in the ultimate stages of stellar evolution

The evolution of magnetic fields from the main-sequence to very late stages: A. Martin, UK
Magnetic fields of cool giant and supergiant stars: models versus observations: H. Korhonen, Denmark
Magnetic fields of AGB stars and planetary nebulae: models versus observations: W. Vlemmings, Sweden
Magnetic fields of white dwarfs: A. Kawka, Czech Republic
Angular momentum transport in magnetized accretion disks around black holes: B. Mukhopadhyay, India (TBC)

Session 5- The future of magnetic field measurements

The current status of the observational capabilities to characterize magnetic fields: S. Bagnulo, UK (TBC)
Upcoming instruments suitable to measure magnetic fields: G. Wade, Canada
Impact of new instruments and satellite missions: W. Weiss, Austria