Scientific Organizing Committee:
Joshua S. Bloom, Harvard/CfA
Alex Filippenko, UCB
Jens Hjorth, NBI
Chryssa Kouveliotou, NASA/MSFC.
Ken Nomoto, U. Tokyo
Stan Woosley, UCSC

Workshop Coordinator:
Nancy Tate
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The Supernova - Gamma Ray Burst Connection

July 12 - 14, 2004


12 July

Session 0:

8:45-9:00 Woosley: Welcome

Session 1: GRB Observations and Interpretation

09:00-09:30 Ricker: GRBs & HETE2

09:30-10:00 Lamb: X-ray Flashes and the Amati Relation

10:00-10:20 Sazonov: Integral results on 031203

10:20-10:50 coffee

Session 2: Afterglows and Their Interpretation

10:50-11:10 Ward: X-Ray afterglow of 0301203

11:10-11:40 Kouveliotou: X-Ray Afterglows - Observations

11:40-12:00 Pian: X-Ray Afterglow - Observations

12:00-12:30 Ramirez-Ruiz: Collapsar Remnants

12:30-02:00 lunch

02:00-02:30 Kumar: Unified treatment of GRBs and Early Afterglow Emission in the External Shock Model

02:30-03:00 Lazzati: The Jet Content and Structure of GRBs

03:00-03:20 Berger: GRB Energetics

03:20-03:50 coffee

03:50-04:10 Soderberg: Radio afterglows of SNe and GRBS

04:10-04:40 Chevalier: Radio Afterglows of SNe and GRBs

04:40-05:00 Salmonson: Afterglow Models

05:00-05:15 Dwarkadis: The Environments of Wolf-Rayet Stars

05:15-05:30 Discussion

13 July

Session 3: The Observational SN-GRB Connection

09:00-09:30 Bloom: Non-spectroscopic Evidence for an Association

09:30-09:50 Fruchter: Evidence for a GRB Massive Star Association

09:50-10:30 Filippenko: Unusual Supernovae and GRBs, and KAIT Observations of GRB Afterglows

10:30-11:00 coffee

11:00-11:30 Hjorth: Spectroscopic Evidence for a GRB-SN Association

11:30-11:50 Malesani: The Hypernova SN2003lw and GRB031203

11:50-12:10 Cobb: SMARTS SNe observations of 030329 and 031203

12:10-12:30 Granot: Case for Misaligned Jets in Some Supernovae

12:30-02:00 Lunch

02:00-02:30 Wang: Polarization Observations of Supernovae

02:30-02:50 O'Brian: UK robotic telescopes (Faulkes, Super-WASP and Robonet)

02:50-03:10 coffee

03:10-03:40 Mazalli: Hypernovae/Supernovae in Gamma- Ray Bursts and X-Ray Flashes

03:40-04:10 Zhang: Jet-Exploded Massive Stars

04:10-05:00 Discussion

14 July

Session 4: Supernova and GRB Models

09:00-09:30 Heger: Supernova and GRB Models - the Initial Conditions

09:30-10:00 Janka: Supernova and GRB Models - Non-rotating SNe and merging neutron stars

10:00-10:30 Wheeler: Supernovae and GRB Models - Rotation and MHD

10:30-11:00 coffee

11:00-11:30 Thompson: Magnetar Spindown, Hyper-Energetic Supernovae, & Gamma Ray Bursts

11:30-11:50 Burrows: Neutrino-Driven Supernova Mechanism: Possible Roles for Rotation and Multi-Dimensional Radiation-Hydrodynamics

11:50-12:30 Woosley et al.: Discussion

12:30-2:00 Lunch

Session 5: GRB Models - Engines and Diagnostics

02:00-02:30 MacFayden: The Collapsar Model

02:30-03:00 Fryer: Merger Models for GRBs

03:00-3:20 Usov: Magnetorotational Models

03:20-03:50 coffee

03:50-04:10 vanPutten: Gravitational waves from Core-collapse SNe

04:10-04:40 Nomoto: Nucleosynthesis in Hypernovae

04:40-05:00 Pruet: Nucleosynthesis in the Collapsar Model

05:00-05:20 Surma: Neutrinos and Nucleosynthesis in GRBs

05:20-? General Discussion