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LOFT, the Large Observatory For X-ray Timing, is one of the four ESA Cosmic vision mission candidates competing for a launch opportunity at the start of 2020s. LOFT will answer fundamental questions about the motion of matter orbiting close to the event horizon of a black hole, and the state of matter in neutron stars.

Following the successful first science meeting, the LOFT Consortium is pleased to invite the Astrophysics community at large to discover the progresses achieved in the instruments' design and provide an essential contribution to finalizing of the LOFT Yellow Book.

Chair: M. Bachetti   Chair:  D. Barret (IRAP, France)
D. Barret   Co-Chair:  L. Stella, INAF-OA Roma, Italy)
R. Artigue   Co-Chair:  M. van der Klis (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
N. Webb   L. Amati (University of Bologna, Italy)
A. Cathala   M. Bachetti (IRAP, France)
D. Granat   T. Belloni (INAF-OAB, Italy)
J.-M. Perrin   E. Bozzo (ISDC, Switzerland)
L. Jahan   S. Brandt (DTU, Denmark)
    D. Chakrabarty (MIT, United States)
    A. Fabian (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
    M. Feroci (INAF-IASF Roma & INFN Tor Vergata, Italy)
    A. Goldwurm (APC, France)
    J.-W. den Herder (SRON, Netherlands)
    M. Hernanz (IEEC-CSIC, Spain)
    P. Jonker (SRON, Netherlands)
    D. Lumb (ESA)
    M. Pohl (DPNC, Switzerland)
    P. Ray (NRL, United States)
    A. De Rosa (IASF/INAF Rome, Italy)
    A. Santangelo (University of Tuebingen, Germany)
    P. Uttley (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
    A. Watts (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
    J. Wilms (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg , Germany)
    S. Zane (MSSL, United Kingdom)