XXIIIrd IAP Conference

"From giant arcs to CMB lensing: 20 years of gravitational distortion"
in Honour of Bernard Fort.

Monday, July 2nd

Time Speaker Title
Chair: Y. Mellier
08:00-09:50 Registration, welcome
09:50-10:00 Laurent Vigroux, director of IAP: Welcome. Bienvenue
10:00-10:40 R. Blandford Introduction
10:40-11:10 Coffee/Registration
11:10-11:50 P. Schneider Cosmic shear
11:50-12:10 J. Benjamin Cosmological constraints from the 100 square degree weak lensing survey
12:10-12:30 R. Massey Cosmic scaffolding and the growth of structure
13:00-14:00 Lunch
Chair: B. Ménard
14:00-14:20 T. Schrabback Cosmic shear analysis of HST/ACS data
14:20-14:40 L. Fu Cosmic shear using CFHTLS
14:40-15:00 T. Hamana Subaru weak lensing cluster survey
15:00-15:30 Coffee/Registration
15:30-16:00 K. Kuijken STEP and the measurement of galaxy ellipticity
16:00-16:20 X. Er Weak lensing goes flexion
16:20-16:40 B. Rowe Weak gravitational flexion in the HST-GEMS survey
18:00 Welcome drink. Award of the ''Médaille de l'IAP''
  to Prof. R. D. Blandford by Laurent Vigroux, director of IAP.

Tuesday, July 3rd

Time Speaker Title
Chair: M. Arnaud
08:15-09:00 Credit card registration fees
09:00-09:40 J.-P. Kneib Strong and weak lensing in clusters of galaxies
09:40-10:00 J. De Diego MS2053.7-0449: Confirmation of a bimodal mass distribution from strong gravitational lensing
10:00-10:20 M. Limousin Mapping dark matter in galaxy clusters on different scales using gravitational lensing
10:20-10:50 Coffee/Registration - Credit card registration fees
10:50-11:10 M. Jee Discovery of a dark matter ring in the core of the cluster CL0024+17 at z=0.4
11:10-11:30 G. Soucail Scaling relations in clusters of galaxies: what gravitational lensing can tell us
11:30-11:50 J. Wambsganss Arc statistics
11:50-12:30 D. Spergel Atacama Cosmology Telescope + CMB Lensing
13:00-14:00 Lunch
Chair: F. Bernardeau
14:00-14:20 A. Vallinotto Weak lensing of Baryon Acoustic Oscillations
14:20-14:40 C. Schimd Extended quintessence by cosmic shear
14:40-15:20 J.-P. Uzan Lensing and cosmological tests of general relativity
15:20-15:50 Coffee/Registration
15:50-16:20 R. Sanders Gravitational lensing with modified gravity
16:20-16:40 D. Clowe A direct empirical proof of the existence of dark matter
16:40-17:00 B. Jain Testing dark energy and modified gravity with weak lensing and large scale structures

Wednesday, July 4th

Time Speaker Title
Chair: T. Hamana
09:00-09:20 D. Narasimha Large scale magnetic field in lensing clusters
09:20-10:00 M. Bartelmann Arcs and what they teach us
10:00-10:20 R. Cabanac Galaxy Groups within the CFHTLS Strong Lensing Legacy Survey
10:20-10:50 Coffee/Registration
10:50-11:20 R. Teyssier/C. Pichon Numerical simulations with Mare Nostrum and Horizon 4Pi
11:20-11:40 S. Hilbert Ray-tracing through the Millennium Simulation
11:40-12:00 M. Meneghetti Realistic lensing simulations and constraints on the cluster inner structure
12:00-12:20 D. Aubert Smooth particle lensing
13:00-14:00 Lunch
Chair: G. Soucail
14:00-14:40 H. Hoekstra What did and can we learn from galaxy-galaxy lensing?
14:40-15:00 P. Marshall First results from HAGGLeS
15:00-15:20 T. Treu Luminous and dark matter in early type galaxies
15:20-15:50 Coffee/Registration
15:50-16:10 R. Gavazzi The double Einstein ring SDSSJ0946+1006
16:10-16:30 M. Bradac Dark matter and the highest redshift galaxies: measuring the invisible with gravitational lensing
16:30-16:50 A. Guimaraes Bayesian analysis of joint strong gravitational lensing and dynamic galactic mass in SLACS: evidence of line-of-sight contamination
16:50-17:10 L. Parker The masses and shapes of dark matter halos from galaxy-galaxy lensing in the CFHTLS
17:10-17:30 M. Hudson Galaxy-galaxy lensing results from CFHTLS-WIDE ugriz data

Thursday, July 5th

Time Speaker Title
Chair: K. Benabed
09:00-09:20 C. Faure Strong lenses in the COSMOS field
09:20-09:40 S. Suyu Dissecting the gravitational lens B1608+656
09:40-10:20 A. Lewis Lensing of the CMB
10:20-10:50 Coffee/Registration
10:50-11:10 S. Das How to simulate a lensed CMB sky
11:10-11:30 O. Doré Detection of gravitational lensing in the CMB
11:30-12:10 R. Ellis Lensing as a probe of early galaxy formation
12:10-12:30 J. Richard Studying the very high redshift universe with gravitational telescopes
13:00-14:00 Lunch
Chair: R. Webster
14:00-14:20 R. Pelló Studying the first galaxies with lensing clusters
14:20-14:40 O. Czoske Integral field spectroscopy of SLACS lenses
14:40-15:00 B. Ménard Magnification and reddening by galaxies measured with the SDSS
15:00-15:20 F. Abdalla Photo-z from the ground and weak lensing from space: the role of photometry
15:20-15:40 E. Buckley-Geer A search for strongly lensed high-z LBGs around SDSS LRGs
Evening Visit to Musée d'Orsay and Conference Dinner at Musée d'Orsay

Friday, July 6th

Time Speaker Title
Chair: O. Doré
09:00-09:20 R. Webster Microimaging Quasars: a new probe of quasar physics
09:20-09:50 M. Takada Statistics on second and higher moments of the shear and implications to cosmology
09:50-10:20 O. Cappé Bayesian methods and cosmological models
10:20-10:50 Coffee/Registration
10:50-11:20 A. Challinor Power spectrum estimation: lessons from CMB polarization
11:20-11:40 S. Bridle The galaxy-galaxy lensing contribution to the cosmic shear two-point function
11:40-12:00 P. Simon Galaxy-Galaxy-Galaxy lensing in RCS
12:00-12:20 T. Eifler Optimized cosmic shear statistics
13:00-14:00 Lunch
Chair: R. Massey
14:00-14:40 A. Taylor Next generation surveys: scientific, observational and instrumental challenges
14:40-15:00 A. Réfrégier The Dark Universe Explorer
15:00-15:20 A. Tyson Billion galaxy weak lensing survey
15:20-15:40 S. Miyazaki Weak lensing survey using subaru and the future prospect
15:40-16:10 Coffee
16:10-16:50 S. White Summary

Poster list

(Poster format expected: A0)

Author Title
E. Boyce ELVIS: Searching for central images
R. Cabanac Galaxy Groups within the CFHTLS Strong Lensing Legacy Survey
E. Cypriano The dynamical state of massive galaxy clusters
J. Dietrich Combined weak lensing, optical, and X-ray search for galaxy clusters
X. Er Weak lensing goes flexion
B. Frye The Sextet Arcs: a Strongly Lensed Lyman Break Galaxy in the ACS Arclet Redshift Survey towards Abell 1689
C. Grillo Cosmological parameters from strong gravitational lensing and stellar dynamics in elliptical galaxies
A. Halkola Strong lensing in galaxy cluster RXJ 1347-1145
J. Hartlap Weak lensing with the Millennium Simulation
M. Hetterscheidt Cosmic shear analyses using observations
K. Holhjem The density profiles of the galaxy clusters Abell 1351 and Abell 1995
H. Israel The 400d X-ray Survey: the weak lensing follow-up programme
E. Jullo Bayesian approach to strong lensing modelling of galaxy clusters
M. Lerchster Shear-tomography of clusters of galaxies
M. Maturi Searching for galaxy clusters through weak lensing
R. B. Metcalf Gravitational lensing of the pregalactic 21cm emission
R. Mittal Free-free absorption in the double-image quasar JVAS B0218+357
A.-M. Mosquera Chromatic microlensing
N. Okabe Subaru weak lensing study of X-ray luminous clusters
J. Pielorz Non-gaussian covariance of the power spectrum in weak lensing
J. Rzepecki Modified hausdorff distance as a method for extended images fitting
B. Schaefer Intrinsic galaxy alignments as a weak lensing contaminant
E. Semboloni Effect of masks on the shear power spectrum