PROGRAMME



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MONDAY 10 September (Talk before the conference)
10:30 – 12:00 C. Tsallis Nonextensive statistical mechanics - An approach to complexity
 
SUNDAY 16 September
19:00 - 21:00 Registration & Cocktail Reception at ESPERIA hotel
 
MONDAY 17 September (BEGINNING OF CONFERENCE )
09:00 - 09:30 Registration
Chair: P. Patsis
09:30 - 10:00 Welcoming Addresses and Conference Opening
10:00 - 10:45 G. Contopoulos Introductory talk: Ordered and Chaotic Orbits in Spiral Galaxies
10:45 - 11:15 COFFEE
Chair: D. Pfenniger
11:15 - 12:00 P. Grosbol Order and chaos in spiral galaxies seen through their morphology
12:00 - 12:40 P. Patsis The flow of material through the spiral arms
12:40 - 13:05 I. Martinez-Valpuesta Ansae in barred galaxies, simulations and observations
13:05 – 13:30 M. Harsoula Orbital structure in barred galaxies and the role of Chaos
13:30 – 15:30 LUNCH BREAK/POSTER SESSION
Chair: G. Contopoulos
15:30 - 16:15 D. Pfenniger Relationship between global and microscopic chaos in galaxies
16:15 - 16:50 E. Athanassoula Boxy/peanut bulges and disc-like bulges
16:50 - 17:15 M. Romero-Gomez The formation of spiral arms and rings in barred galaxies
17:15 - 17:45 COFFEE/POSTER SESSION
Chair: P. Vandervoort
17:45 - 18:25 E. Polyachenko Secular instabilities of stellar systems: slow mode approach
18:25 - 18:55 Ch. Theis Velocity Distribution in Stellar Disks
18:55 - 19:15 Th. Manos Exploring the distribution of regular and chaotic orbits in barred galaxies
19:15 – 20:00 POSTER SESSION
 
TUESDAY 18 September
Chair: A. Quillen
09:30 - 10:15 P. Vandervoort Chaos in the Mergers of Galaxies and in Other Interactions of Stellar Systems
10:15 - 10:45 G. Pucacco Normal form approach to galactic potentials
10:45 - 11:15 D. Chakrabarti Moving Groups in the Solar Neighbourhood - Signature of Chaos?
11:15 - 11:45 COFFEE/POSTER SESSION
Chair: JC Muzzio
11:45 - 12:25 D. Gaddotti Barred Galaxies: An Observer's Perspective
12:25 - 13:05 C.Efthymiopoulos Invariant manifolds and spiral arms in barred galaxies
13:05 – 13:30 N. Faber A method to measure intermittent chaos in N-body simulations
13:30 – 15:30 LUNCH BREAK/POSTER SESSION
Chair: J. Hadjidemetriou
15:30 - 16:15 A. Quillen Resonance overlap in circumstellar and galactic disks
16:15 - 16:45 M. Martos The Galactic Corotation Gap: from Stellar Chaos to Gas Turbulence.
16:45 - 17:05 Α. Gonzalez The Kolmogorov-Sinai Entropy of selfconsistent galaxy models
17:05 - 17:35 COFFEE/POSTER SESSION
Chair: R. Dvorak
17:35 - 18:20 J.C. Muzzio Regular and Chaotic motion in Elliptical Galaxies
18:20 - 18:50 C. Kalapotharakos Orbital distributions and self-consistency in elliptical galaxies
18:50 - 19:15 R. Jesseit Orbits in N-Body Merger Remnants and Observational Properties of Ellipticals
POSTER SESSION
 
WEDNESDAY 19 September
Chair: D. Kazanas
09:30 - 10:15 H. Levison The Chaotic, Early Evolution of the Outer Solar System
10:15 - 10:40 K. Tsiganis Effects of Resonance-Crossing in Planetary Migration
10:40 – 11:00 P. Verrier Planets in Multiple Star Systems: a Symplectic Approach
11:00 – 11:30 I. Shevchenko Adiabatic chaos in the Prometheus & Pandora system
11:30 - 12:00 COFFEE/POSTER SESSION
Chair: L. Galgani
12:00 – 12:45 J.Hadjidemetriou On the stability of extrasolar planetary systems: Ordered and chaotic motion
12:45 – 13:10 I. Sideris A Measure of Stickiness and Chaos Strength
13:10 – 13:40 H. Dejonghe

Distribution functions for galaxies with quadratic programming

13:40 - 15:30 LUNCH BREAK/POSTER SESSION
Chair: B. Jones
15:30 - 16:15 R. Dvorak Chaotic dynamics in planetary systems
16:15 – 16:55 H. Varvoglis Chaotic diffusion in Hamiltonian systems and applications to planetary dynamics
16:55 - 17:20 K. Efstathiou Normalization and reduction of perturbed Keplerian problems
17:20 - 17:50 COFFEE/POSTER SESSION
Chair: A. Fridman
17:50 – 18:20 D. Kazanas The Chaotic Light Curves of Accreting Black Holes
18:20 – 19:00 D. Bisikalo 3D Accretion Discs Dynamics: Numerical simulations
 

21:00 OFFICIAL DINNER - TITANIA HOTEL

 
THURSDAY 20 September 2007
Chair: H. Dejonghe
09:30 - 10:15 A. Fridman Fully developed turbulence in the Accretion Disk of the IP Peg.: Problems of frequency Spectrum
10:15 - 11:00 L. Galgani Statistical thermodynamics for dynamical systems in metaequilibrium: recent advances in the FPU problem. The role of retarded electromagnetic interactions, and some comments on the role of retardation in gravitational forces.
11:00 - 11:30 L. Vlahos Complexity in solar and stellar active regions
11:30 - 12:00 COFFEE/POSTER SESSION
Chair: L. Vlahos
12:00 - 12:30 L. Pustil'nik Stochastic and self-organization in solar flares - critical analysis of the current approach
12:30 - 13:15 B. Jones Cosmic order out of a primordial disorder
13:15 – 14:00 WORKSHOP REVIEW & DISCUSSION
14:00 - 15:30 LUNCH (END OF CONFERENCE )
 
ACADEMY OF ATHENS HEADQUARTERS Talk for the broad public:
20:00 – 21:30 D. Kazanas Cosmological Inflation: A personal view

 

POSTERS


M.Brunetti
D. Pfenniger
N-body simulations of thick disk formation
A. Dzhanoev
A. Loskutov
M. Sanjuan
Stabilization of chaotic behavior and capture in the restricted three body problem
G.Gomez
M. Martos
Gas orbits in a spiral potential
C. Gontikakis
C. Efthymiopoulos
A. Anastasiadis
Acceleration of Particles in Solar Reconnecting Current Sheets
T. Kalvouridis
On the topology of the regions of 3-D particle motions in annular configurations of N bodies with a central post-Newtonian potential
M.Katsanikas
P.A. Patsis
The structure of phase space in galactic potentials of three degrees of freedom
D.Kaufmann
P.A. Patsis
Regular and chaotic orbits in narrow 2D bar models
G.Livadiotis
X. Moussas
The Sunspot as an autonomous dynamical system. The growth and decay phases of the sunspot evolution
G.Loukes-Gerakopoulos
N. Voglis
C. Efthymiopoulos
The production of Tsallis entropy in the limit of weak chaos and a new indicator of chaoticity
S. Kitsionas
R. Klessen
The effect of supersonic turbulence on star formation
Th. Manos
Ch. Skokos
T. Bountis
Application of the Generalized Alignment Index Method to the Dynamics of Multidimensional Symplectic Maps
JC Muzzio
H. Navone
A. Zorzi
Variational equations for the self-consistent field method of Hernquist and Ostriker
JC Muzzio
H. Navone
A. Zorzi
Orbital structure of Self-consistent Triaxial Stellar Systems
G. Bisnovatyi-Kogan
O.Tsupko
The dynamics of non-symmetrically collapsing stars
P. Tsoutsis
C. Efthymiopoulos
Invariant manifolds, chaotic orbits, and the spiral structure of barred galaxies
G. Voyatzis
Unstable periodic orbits and chaos in planetary dynamics