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Scientific Program

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Monday, May 23

09:15 - 09:30   Badri Krishnan: Introductory remarks
09:30 - 10:30   Duncan Brown: Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00   Benno Willke:  The Advanced LIGO Detectors in the Era of First Discoveries
12:00 - 13:00   Collin Capano: Detecting and interpreting GW150914 with modeled and unmodeled searches
13:00 - 14:30   Lunch 
14:30 - 15:30   Ilya Mandel: GW150914: Astrophysical implications of the discovery
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee break
16:00 - 17:00   Tomasz Bulik: The astrohysical origin of GW150914

Tuesday, May 24

09:30 - 10:30  Luc Blanchet: Problem of motion in GR and post-Newtonian theory
10:30 - 11:00  Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00  Mark Hannam: Waveform modelling with numerical relativity: the key to decode GW150914
12:00 - 12:30  Andrew Lundgren: Instrumental validation of GW150914
12:30 - 13:00  Alessandro Nagar: The IHES EOB model for coalescing binaries: from black holes to neutron stars
13:00 - 14:30  Lunch
14:30 - 15:30  Alessandra Buonanno: GW150914 and the next challenges in gravitational-wave observations
15:30 - 16:00  Coffee break
16:00 - 16:30  Thomas Tauris: GW150914 in Light of Binary Stellar Evolution Models
16:30 - 17:00  Peter Berczik: The DRAGON globular cluster simulations: a million stars, black holes and gravitational waves

 

Wednesday, May 25

09:30 - 10:30 Samaya Nissanke: Follow the roar of GW150914: localization and electromagnetic follow up of GW events
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00 Andreas von Kienlin: Fermi GBM Observations of LIGO GW150914
12:00 - 13:00 Tsvi Piran: Electromagnetic Counterparts of Neuton Star Mergers - Past and Future
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 15:30 Masaru Shibata: Neutron star mergers: Predictions by numerical relativity
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 - 16:30 Kenta Kiuchi: The fate of strongly magnetized remnant massive neutron stars formed in low mass binary neutron star mergers

 

Thursday, May 26

09:30 - 10:30  Chris van den Broeck: Tests of General Relativity using GW150914
10:30 - 11:00  Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00  Enrico Barausse: Theoretical implications of gravitational-wave observations
12:00 - 13:00  Thibault Damour: Gravitational Waves, General Relativity and Fundamental Physics
13:00 - 14:30  Lunch
14:30 - 15:30  Bernard Schutz: After GW20150914: Meeting the Challenge of GW Astrophysics
15:30 - 16:00  Coffee break