Chair: Iain Hannah (University of Glasgow)
10:30 – 11:00 The Flaring Lower Solar Atmosphere (Invited)
Hugh Hudson (UC Berkeley and U. of Glasgow)
11:00 – 11:30 White-light flares, sun-quakes and magnetic transients – kith or kin? (Invited)
Sarah Matthews (UCL Mullard Space Science Lab.)
11:30 – 11:45 Physical Properties of Impulsive White-Light Sources in the 2011 Feb 15 Solar Flare
Graham Kerr (University of Glasgow)
11:45 – 12:00 Chromospheric Hard X-ray Response to Nonthermal Electrons
Aidan O’Flannagain (Trinity College, Dublin)
12:00 – 12:15 An emission measure distribution analysis of impulsive phase flare footpoints
David Graham (University of Glasgow)
12:15 – 12:30 Solar Flare Differential Emission Measures using SDO/EVE
Michael Kennedy (Queen’s University Belfast)
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch (available to purchase nearby) & Poster Session
Chair: Ryan Milligan (Queen’s University Belfast)
14:00 – 14:15 Properties of a solar flare kernel observed by Hinode and SDO
Peter Young (George Mason University)
14:15 – 14:30 Spectral diagnostics of solar flares
Giulio Del Zanna (University of Cambridge)
14:30 – 14:45 Flare Energy Transport and Heating by Alfvénic Waves
Alexander Russell (University of Glasgow)
14:45 – 15:00 Particle acceleration in reconnecting twisted coronal loops: the effect of magnetic field convergence
Mykola Gordovskyy (University of Manchester)
15:00 – 15:15 Hydrodynamic shocks in the lower atmosphere formed by electron, proton and mixed beams
Valentina Zharkova (University of Bradford, Department of Mathematics)
15:15 – 15:30 Discussion: Direction of future observations and simulations/theory
Iain Hannah & Ryan Milligan
15:30 – 16:00 Tea prior to the RAS Ordinary meeting