New Frontiers in Strong Gravity


D. Blas (ICREA/IFAE), P. Figueras (Queen Mary University of London), S. Nissanke (University of Amsterdam), L. Stein (University of Mississippi), H. Witek (UIUC)

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Monday, July 08

09:00-10:15 Registration

10:15-10:30 Welcome

10:30-11:30 Exploring the Gravitational Wave Universe with Pulsar Timing Arrays
Andrea Mitridate
12:00-13:00 Relativistic Navier-Stokes: recent developments
Yago Bea

Tuesday, July 09

10:30-11:30 Ultra-light dark matter searches with the current generation of gravitational wave detectors
Ornella Piccinni
12:00-13:00 Nonlinear dynamics of compact object mergers in beyond General Relativity.
Maxence Corman

Wednesday, July 10

10:30-11:30 Source models and gravitational-wave signals: Quantifying uncertainty and Interpreting differences
Jocelyn Read
12:00-12:20 Observing GW memory with LISA
Silvia Gasparotto
12:20-12:40 Black hole simulations in axi-dilaton gravity
Chloe Richards
12:40-13:00 Non-linear dynamics in modified gravity
Llibert Areste Salo
15:00-16:00 Equations of state for neutron matter derived from ladder diagrams and its extrapolation from basic principles
José Antonio Oller
17:30-19:00 Lightning talks

Thursday, July 11

10:30-11:30 Gravitational Wave Probes of Parity Violation
Leah Jenks
12:00-13:00 Searching for dark matter with gravitational waves
Pippa Cole
17:00-18:00 Unitarization of one-loop graviton-graviton scattering and study of the graviball
José Antonio Oller

Friday, July 12

10:30-11:30 Quasinormal modes and their excitations beyond general relativity
Hector Okada da Silva
12:00-13:00 Progress in waveform modelling with the PN-MPM formalism
David Trestini

Monday, July 15

10:30-11:30 Minimally-implicit methods and astrophysical applications
Isabel Cordero-Carrión
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-13:00 Numerical relativity with higher-curvature corrections: From well-posedness to waveforms
Aaron Held
19:00-22:00 Reception - Bring your own food.

Tuesday, July 16

10:30-11:30 Advances and Challenges in Gravitational-Wave Modeling in General Relativity and Beyond
Alessandra Buonanno
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-13:00 Higher memory effects
Alex Grant

Wednesday, July 17

10:30-11:30 Active Learning for Gravitational Wave modeling
Tomas Andrade
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-13:00 Lighting / students talks

Thursday, July 18

10:30-11:30 Wave-optical phenomena in gravitational wave lensing
Miguel Zumalacarregui
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-13:00 Mikel Sánchez

Friday, July 19

09:00-14:30 Return bus to BCN