Program & Topics
 
(I) Neutron Stars                                                                                                                                                                        |
(1) Summary of New Observational Results with Recent Missions
        - Fermi: Kent Wood                        
        - SWIFT: Scott Barthelmy & Taka Sakamoto      
           - Integral: Pietro Ubertini
           - Suzaku: Teruaki Enoto & Atsu Yoshida

(2) New Developments on Magnetars
        - Observations: SGRs: Kevin Hurley, AXPs: Sandro Mereghetti
        - Theory: Chris Thompson
        - Multi-wavelength Observations & Magnetars Progenitors: David Kaplan
 
(3) Isolated Neutron Stars
        - Observations: CCOs, DINSs, High B-field Radio Pulsars, RRATS: Joachin Trumper
        - Theory (Non-Thermal Pulsar Emission Models): Matthew Baring
        - Multi-wavelength Observations: Roberto Mignani

(4) Population Synthesis and Origins of Double Neutron Star Systems:
Chris Belczynski
 
(5) Neutron Star Mergers and Short GRBs
        - Observations: Connection with LIGO:
Laura Cadonati
        - Theory:
Stephan Rosswog

(6) Neutron Star Masses, Radii, and Equations of State
        - Observation: Masses:
Paulo Freire, Radii: Josh Grindlay
        - Theory: Equations of State: James Lattimer
        - Neutron Star Cooling:
Dany Page

(II) Gamma Ray Bursts                                                                                                                                                                  |
(1) Summary of New Observational Results with Recent Missions
        - Fermi: Alexander van der Horst        
        - SWIFT: Scott Barthelmy & Taka Sakamoto      
        - Integral: Pietro Ubertini
           - Suzaku: Masanori Ohno

(2) GRBs as Cosmological Probes:
Nial Tanvir
        - Do POP III Stars Produce GRBs?
Norbert Langer
        - GRBs as Probes of Evolution of Structure & Metalicity:
Dieter Hartmann

(3) Optical/IR Observations and GRB Hosts:
Andrew Fruchter

(4) Progress in Short GRBs:
           - Observation: Paul O'Brien
           - Theory: Bing Zhang

(5) New Developments & Scenarios for Long Bursts
        - Emission Models:
Pawan Kumar
        - Theory: Hydrodynamics of Collapsar Jets:
Andrew MacFadyen

(6) GRB-Magnetar Link:
Niccolo Bucciantini

(7) GRB-SN Connection:
           - Observation: Alicia Soderberg
           - Theory: Paolo A. Mazzali
(III) Special Topics                                                                                                                                                                       |
(1) Applications
        - Space navigation with X-ray Pulsars; X-ray Communication:
Kent Wood
   
(2) New Missions
        - ASTROSAT:
Paul O'Brien
           - The Square Kilometer Array: Yervant Terzian
        - EXIST:
Josh Grindlay
        - LOFAR: Joeri van Leeuwen
        - Xenia: Dieter Hartmann