Description
The purpose of the Workshop is to foster discussion about all aspects of Radio Surveys, focusing mostly on their cosmological implications, through a small number of invited talks and discussions.


Invited Speakers include:

Filipe Batoni Abdalla (U. College London)
Michael Brown (Manchester)
Stefano Camera (Manchester)
Tirth Choudhury (Tata Institute for Fundamental Research)
Roy Maartens (U. Western Cape & U. of Portsmouth)
Andrei Mesinger (SNS)
Ray Norris (CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science)
Prina Patel (U. Western Cape)
Ue-Li Pen (CITA)
Isabella Prandoni (INAF)
Alvise Raccanelli (Johns Hopkins U.)
Matteo Viel (INAF, INFN)
Saleem Zaroubi (Groningen)

Please note that there is no registration fee for this activity.

NOTE:  The Workshop will be preceded by the Summer School on Cosmology (smr2844), 6 - 17 June 2016.
Go to day
  • Monday, 20 June 2016
    • 08:30 - 17:45 Monday, 20 June 2016
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 08:30 Registration & Administrative Formalities 1h15'
        Slot reserved for Participants not staying in ICTP Guesthouses & Invited Speakers.
        (Participants staying in ICTP Guesthouses may register upon check-in at the Guesthouse Reception desks.)
        AFTER having Registered, Visitors funded by the ICTP must collect their dues at the Operations Office c/o E. Fermi building, ground floor (8:30-12:00/13:30-14:30, Mon-Fri).
        NOTE: Those already registered for the Summer School on Cosmology do NOT need to register again.
      • 09:45 Probing the redshifted 21 cm line with current radio telescope: current status 45'
        Speaker: Saleem Zaroubi (University of Groningen)
      • 10:30 Cosmology with EMU: the Evolutionary Map of the Universe 45'
        Speaker: Ray Norris (CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science)
        Material: Slides
      • 11:15 Coffee Break 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Terrace )
      • 11:45 21cm intensity mapping: current results and future potential 45'
        Speaker: Ue-Li Pen (CITA)
      • 12:30 The effect of the error on the visibility mask on 2-point and 4-point statistics of clustering 30'
        Speaker: Manuel Colavincenzo (INAF-OATS)
        Material: Slides
      • 13:00 Lunch Break 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Cafeteria )
      • 14:30 Weak lensing with radio surveys 45'
        Speaker: Michael Brown (University of Manchester)
      • 15:15 Multi-Wavelength Synergies with Radio Surveys 45'
        Speaker: Stefano Camera (University of Manchester)
        Material: Slides
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Terrace )
      • 16:30 Exploring synergies between next-generation cosmology and extra-galactic continuum radio surveys 45'
        Speaker: Isabella Prandoni (INAF)
        Material: Slides
      • 17:15 Going beyond the SDSS cosmic web: HI filamentary emission as a direct probe of large scale structure 30'
        Speaker: Robin Kooistra (University of Groningen)
  • Tuesday, 21 June 2016
    • 10:15 - 17:30 Tuesday, 21 June 2016
      • 10:15 21cm Intensity Mapping with MeerKAT and SKA 45' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Prina Patel (University of the Western Cape)
        Material: Slides
      • 11:00 Coffee Break 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Terrace )
      • 11:30 Cosmology with Large scale structure and future radio surveys: From intensity mapping to galaxy surveys 45' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Filipe Batoni Abdalla (University College London)
      • 12:15 Radio continuum survey and Non-Gaussianity 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Song Chen (University of the Western Cape)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:45 Lunch Break 1h15' ( Adriatico Guest House - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 21cm signature of the first sources in the Universe 45' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Tirth Choudhury (Tata Institute for Fundamental Research)
      • 14:45 Cosmic Dawn and Reionization with Next Generation Radio Interferometers 45' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Andrei Mesinger (SNS)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 Coffee Break 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Terrace )
      • 16:00 The clustering properties of radio-selected AGN and star-forming galaxies up to redshifts z~3 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Manuela Magliocchetti (INAF - IAPS Roma)
      • 16:30 Constraints on photoionization rate and escape fraction at z<0.5 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Prakash Gaikwad (Tata Insititute of Fundamental Research)
        Material: Slides
      • 17:00 Probing Galactic Magnetic Field through Cosmic Ray Leptons, Diffuse Gamma Rays and Radio Waves 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Maryam Tavakoli (IPM Tehran)
        Material: Slides
    • 19:30 - 22:30 WORKSHOP DINNER
      Location: Grignano ( Ristorante Le Terrazze c/o Hotel Riviera )
  • Wednesday, 22 June 2016
    • 10:15 - 17:45 Wednesday, 22 June 2016
      • 10:15 Cosmology on ultra-large scales with the SKA and other galaxy surveys 45' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Roy Maartens (University of the Western Cape & University of Portsmouth)
      • 11:00 Group Photograph 5' ( Adriatico Guest House - Terrace )
      • 11:05 Coffee Break 25' ( Adriatico Guest House - Terrace )
      • 11:30 The quest for dusty star forming galaxies At High redshifts 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Claudia Mancuso (SISSA)
      • 12:00 Statistics of the epoch of reionization 21-cm signal: Power spectrum error-covariance 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Rajesh Mondal (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Relativistic effects on Large Scale Structure observables 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Enea Di Dio (INAF-OATS)
      • 14:30 Doppler magnification as a dark energy probe with the SKA 45' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Chris Clarkson (University of Cape Town)
      • 15:15 Nonlinear effects on Ultra-large Scales 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Obinna Cosmas Umeh (University of the Western Cape)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:45 Coffee Break 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Terrace )
      • 16:15 Ultra-light dark matter and pulsar timing observations 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Andrei Khmelnitskiy (ICTP)
        Material: Slides
      • 16:45 Synergy between intensity mapping, optical galaxy, and CMB surveys 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Alkistis Pourtsidou (University of Portsmouth)
  • Thursday, 23 June 2016
    • 09:30 - 13:30 Thursday, 23 June 2016
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Intensity mapping with SKA: BAOs, neutrinos and small scale power spectrum 45'
        Speaker: Matteo Viel (INAF, INFN)
        Material: Slides
      • 10:15 Exploiting the 21cm power spectrum: forecasts for SKA on the warm dark matter and cross-correlation with the Lyman-alpha forest flux 30'
        Speaker: Isabella Paola Carucci (SISSA)
      • 10:45 On measuring large scale effects using synergies between radio and galaxy surveys 30'
        Speaker: Jose Carlos Sampaio Fonseca (University of the Western Cape)
      • 11:15 Coffee Break 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Terrace )
      • 11:45 Tests of cosmological models with radio surveys and clustering-based redshift estimation 45'
        Speaker: Alvise Raccanelli (Johns Hopkins University)
      • 12:30 A three-shape model for the matter bispectrum of large-scale structure 30'
        Speaker: Andrei Lazanu (DAMTP, University of Cambridge)
      • 13:00 The HI power spectrum beyond linear scales in the post-reionization era 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Aurelie Penin (ACRU-UKZN, Durban)
    • 19:00 - 23:00 AFRICAN NIGHT: with percussionists, African dances & DJ Jeannot from Ivory Coast. Buffet dinner payable with 2 half meal coupons or by cash (10 EUR).
      Location: Leonardo Building - Terrace
      Material: poster