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Foundations of the Theory of Gravitational Waves

from Sunday, 9 October 2016 (09:00) to Tuesday, 11 October 2016 (19:00)
Albanova University Center (Oscar Klein Auditorium(Mon) and Auditorium FB42 (Tue))

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
10 Oct 2016
11 Oct 2016
AM
08:45 Welcome - Stephan Rosswog   (Oskar Klein Auditorium, FR5)
09:00 Gravitational waves and fundamental physics - Gary Gibbons   (Oskar Klein Auditorium, FR5)
09:50 The history of the theory of gravitational waves - Daniel Kennefick   (Oskar Klein Auditorium, FR5)
11:10 Andrzej Trautman in a Krzysztof Zanussi film   (Oskar Klein Auditorium, FR5)
11:25 Matematical foundations of the theory of gravitational waves - Piotr Chruściel   (Oskar Klein Auditorium, FR5)
09:00 Electromagnetic emission from gravitational wave events, and what we might learn - Andrew King   (FB42)
09:30 Gravitational-wave emission from ultra-compact objects - Vitor Cardoso   (FB42)
10:00 Boson stars - Philippe Grandclément   (FB42)
11:00 Testing the black hole hypothesis with gravitational wave observations - Scott Hughes   (FB42)
11:30 PN approximation and GW physics - Gerhard Schäfer   (FB42)
PM
12:15 Gravitational waves and analytic relativity - Thibault Damour   (Oskar Klein Auditorium, FR5)
14:30 Gravitational waves and neutron star mergers - Luciano Rezzolla   (Oskar Klein Auditorium, FR5)
15:20 Gravitational waves and black hole mergers - Bernd Brügmann   (Oskar Klein Auditorium, FR5)
16:40 Neutron star mergers: what else apart from gravitational waves? - Stephan Rosswog   (Oskar Klein Auditorium, FR5)
17:10 Gravitational waves, dark matter and dark energy - Edvard Mörtsell   (Oskar Klein Auditorium, FR5)
17:40 Gravitational waves and alternative theories of gravity - Fawad Hassan   (Oskar Klein Auditorium, FR5)
18:30 Buffet dinner, poster session   (AlbaNova restaurant)
19:50 A few final words - Lars Brink   (AlbaNova restaurant)
12:00 Asymptotic behaviour of GW - Paweł Nurowski   (FB42)
14:00 Poster session   (FB42)
15:00 Stochastic GW Background - Michele Maggiore   (FB42)
15:30 Massive black hole binaries: astrophysics and gravitational waves - Alberto Sesana   (FB42)
16:00 Quantum gravity and gravitational waves - Petr Hořava   (FB42)
17:00 Conference summary - Luis Lehner   (FB42)
17:30 Final discussion   (FB42)