Second Announcement,     12-Feb-2015     

The Extremes of Black Hole Accretion

ESAC, Spain, 8th - 10th June 2015

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Registration and Abstract Submission open

As announced in a previous issue of the XMM-Newton Newsletter

     XMM-Newton Workshop: 1st Announcement

the XMM-Newton Science Operations Centre of the European Space Agency is organising an astrophysical workshop

The Extremes of Black Hole Accretion

8th to 10th June 2015
European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC), Madrid, Spain

Registration and abstract submission for this workshop are now open.

Abstract submission deadlineMonday 23rd March 2015
Notification about accepted presentationsend April 2015
Registration deadlineThursday 21st May 2015

More information and links to the abstract submission and registration forms are available at the workshop website:


Invited speakers

Matteo Bachetti INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari, Italy
George Chartas College of Charleston, USA
Thomas Dauser Dr. Karl Remeis-Observatory, Bamberg, Germany
Maria Díaz-Trigo European Southern Observatory, Garching, Germany
Rob Fender University of Oxford, UK
Adam Ingram University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Julian Malzac Université de Toulouse, France
Sara Motta ESAC, Madrid, Spain
Chris Reynolds University of Maryland, USA
Francesco Tombesi University of Maryland, USA
Phil Uttley University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Simon Vaughan University of Leicester, UK
Dominic Walton California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will take place on Tuesday 9th June, 21:00h.

The venue is a very special restaurant located within the Real Madrid stadium:

La Esquina
Avenida de Concha Espina, 1
28036 Madrid

The dinner fee will be 50 €, payable in cash upon arrival. Menu options can be selected during online registration.


Local Organising Committee: